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James J Lindsay

Submitted by: Kate Coffman {Family Friend}


James J LindsayJames J Lindsay born around 1897. James Lindsay served in World War 1 with the United States Army. The enlistment was in 1917 and the service was completed in 1919.

Story of Service


Sgt. James J. Lindsay enlisted with the US Army in 1917 and was a Wagoner in France during WWI. He served with Company A of the 29th Engineers during is tour in France in 1918-1919.

During this time, he requested a transfer to the Tank Corps, but was denied. Prior to his service in France, he was a Machine Gunner with the 311th Machine Gun Battalion. He also served in Company I with the 29th Engineers.

He returned from France aboard the SS Mercury and was honorably discharged from service on July 12, 1919.

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