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Henry John Small

Submitted by: Margaret (Sunbury) Kanzleiter {Great Niece}

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Henry John Small born around June 15, 1889. Henry Small served in World War 1 with the United States Army. The enlistment was in 1917 and the service was completed in 1919.

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I never knew Uncle Had since he died in 1940, but my Great Aunt Blanche Small would always have us place flowers on his grave during Memorial Day services.

I have learned that he was a member of Co G 30 Infantry, 3rd Division. He served overseas from April 1, 1918 to June 28, 1919. He was honorably discharged on July 7, 1919. His records show that he was involved in the following offenses: Marne Sector Offensive; Meuse Argonne Offensive; and the St Michiel Offensive.

After learning this I can now understand why my Great Aunt said that he died early in life due to complications from the gas that he was exposed to in the war. The family is proud of his service to his country. We wish we could have known him.

 

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