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World War I - Veterans and Survivors

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  • Dr. Louis David Brown (1895 - 1970)
  • Pvt. Gant Anderson Shepherd (1893 - 1961)
    Grant A. Shepherd served in the US Army during World War I. He enlisted on September 2, 1918 and was discharged on December 10, 1918. He probably never made it oversees due to the end of the war and he...
  • William Dewey Potts (1898 - 1970)
    On May 15, 1917, the 58th Infantry Regiment was activated at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania and assigned to the 4th Infantry Division. The Regiment was assembled and trained in the United States and shippe...
  • George P. Miller, U.S. Congress (1891 - 1982)
    George Paul Miller, a Representative from California; born in San Francisco, Calif., January 15, 1891; attended public and private schools; was graduated from St. Mary’s (Calif.) College in 1912; eng...
  • Air Chief Marshal Sir William Alec Coryton, KCB, KBE, MVO, DFC (1895 - 1981)
    Air Chief Marshal Sir William Alec Coryton KCB, KBE, MVO, DFC (16 February 1895 – 20 October 1981), known as Alec Coryton, was a senior Royal Air Force commander in the Second World War. Origin...

Veterans and Survivors of World War I

Image right - Harry Patch the last British army veteran of World War I who died aged 111 in 2009

This project is dedicated to everyone who served during World War I .. and survived. It is a global project.

veteran - noun

  1. - a person who has had long service or experience in an occupation, office, or the like: a veteran of the police force; a veteran of many sports competitions.
  2. - a person who has served in a military force, especially one who has fought in a war:

For the fallen there is another project: World War I - Casualties

See also World War I - The Last Veterans (Global)

Please link any relevant GENi profiles to this project.

If you have interesting anecdotes, information or details you would like to share here please do - you will need to join the project to do so.