Everit Albert Herter (1894 - 1918)

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Birthplace: New York, NY, USA
Death: Died
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About Everit Albert Herter

Everit Herter was the first man to be accepted for the camouflage section when that branch of the engineering arm was authorized by the War Department.

He was the son of Albert Herter and Adele McGinnis. His brother, Christian, was an attache of the American Embassy in Berlin during the Gerard Ambassadorship.

He was a decorative artist of note. He was a graduate of Harvard and was married to Caroline Keck who bore him two sons.

Herter went abroad with one of the first units of the camouflage section and his is believe to have been wounded while camouflaging American heavy artillery on the French front.

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February 19, 1894
New York, NY, USA
October, 1916
Age 22
March, 1918
Age 24
Age 23