Maurice C Laven

Submitted by: Robert Laven {Great Nephew}

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Maurice C Laven born around 1897. Maurice Laven 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


Drafted in December 1917. Assigned to 13th Infantry Brigade part of 7th Infantry. Served in 20th Machine Gun Battalion.

Arrived in France in Summer 1918 and moved to rear area part of first Army !V Corps September 1918. In line when Second Army was created in October 1918 and participated in engagement at Preny Ridge (Lorraine) November 9-11 1918 as part of Meuse-Argonne Offensive.

November 12 to January 9 engaged in enforcement of Armistice terms.

Final pay Voucher indicates he was mustered out June 27th 1919 at Camp Dodge Iowa