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Chester A. Pecinich

Submitted by: John Pecinich {Grandson}

Chester A. PecinichChester A Pecinich born around 1898. Chester Pecinich 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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Chester Pecinich born Arlington Ma .2 Feb 1898 Died 27 Jan.1921 due to complications of the Flu.

Gassed in France he returned home to Jersey City and died while Quarantined on a Hospital ship off Staten Island.

His son (my Dad) was born during his quarantine. He never got to hold his Son.

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5ced8a43a695e Chester's National Guard record pg1 001

5ced8a43a4e9f Chester's National Guard pg. 2 001

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