Walter Veach, Choctaw Code Talker

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Walter Veach, Choctaw Code Talker

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Birthplace: Indian Territory, Caddo, Bryan County, Oklahoma, United States
Death: Died in Durant, Bryan County, Oklahoma, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Horatio Veach and Sophina Birdie Veach
Brother of Lattie Veach; Calvin Veach; Birdie June Veach; Stanley Veach; Frances Veach and 1 other

Managed by: Marvin Caulk, (C)
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About Walter Veach, Choctaw Code Talker

Code Talker Walter Veach, 142nd Infantry, Born May 18, 1884. He was from Durant, Oklahoma. Daughter Jeanette Veach Brinkerhoff submitted this information on her father. Veach helped organize Company H, 1st Infantry and served as its commander. (Durant Oklahoma's first National Guard Unit) Under his command, Company H, brough down the Crazy Snake uprising near Henryetta, Oklahoma in the old Muskogee Creek Nation. Later detailed to Patrol the border between the United States and Mexico, the company had a major hand in stopping the Pancho Villa invasion of Texas.

In 1917, the company merged with the 36th Divisiion and was sent to France. Veach, a Captain, with the all-Indian Company E, saw much activity during the war.

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Walter Veach, Choctaw Code Talker's Timeline

1884
May 18, 1884
Caddo, Bryan County, Oklahoma, United States
1966
October 13, 1966
Age 82
Durant, Bryan County, Oklahoma, United States