Oscar Matthew Nyman
Submitted by: Oscar Matthew Nyman
Oscar Nyman was an immigrant from Finland and was drafted into Co. M, 364th Infantry Regiment, 91st Infantry Division. He did his basic training at Camp Lewis Washington. When the 91st deployed to Europe he went with them. He was wounded by shrapnel on the first day of the Meuse Argonne offensive 26 September 1918. He returned to the United States as far as we can tell with the rest of the 364th Infantry. Almost 100 years later I, his Great Grandson, is currently the 91st Training Division Operations (USAR) Public Affairs Officer as well as the Division Historian.
Dates Served: 27 April 1918 into early 1919
Branch of Service: US National Army
Unit: Co. M, 364th Infantry Regiment, 91st Infantry Division