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Edward Thomas Anglim

Submitted by: Christopher Anglim {Grandson}

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Edward Thomas Anglim born around 1890. Edward Anglim served in World War 1 with the United States Army. The enlistment was in 1917 and the service was completed in 1918.

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Edward Anglim (1890-1976) was born in Ballykenny Ireland and immigrated to the United States in 1907.

He registered for military service soon after the United States entered World War I in April 1917. At the time, he lived at 916 Jones (Road) in Sioux City, Iowa. Edward was single at the time and worked as a cashier with Cudahy Packing Company, the largest employer in Sioux City at the time.

Prior to living on Jones Road, he roomed at 1011 13th in Sioux City. Even though he was married in January 1918, enlisted in the US Army, at the age of 28, on May 8, 1918 in Sioux City Iowa.

He was first sent Jefferson Barracks in St. Louis and served the duration of the war at Camp Grant, Illinois. He was discharged from the military on November 30, 1918 as a private in the US Army Infantry. While he was in the army, his wife Agnes lived with her father, at 1001-8th in Sioux City.

After Edward was discharged from the army, he became a charter member of the David Wisted-Zenith City American Legion Post in Duluth, MN.

 

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