Cpl. George P. Masser (a.k.a. Messer)
Company F, 339th Infantry Regiment, 85th Division, U.S. Army
American North Russia Expeditionary Force
1918-1919

George was born on Nov. 28, 1893 in Cambria County, PA. and later moved to Detroit, MI. This photo shows him wearing the collar disc of the Machine Gun Company, 339th Infantry Regiment, but records indicate that he was assigned to Company F of the 339th. (click here to enlarge photo).

 

George and Martha on their wedding day in 1918.
(click here to enlarge photo).

 

George with his growing family, circa 1933-1934. Left to right: Martha, George, Geraldine, Justine, Particia. They would soon have another daughter named Carolyn. George was a machinist in the auto industry and he also was a charter member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Polar Bear Post # 436 in Detroit, whose parade flag he is holding.

George died on Nov. 27, 1966 in Clearwater, Florida and was buried in Arlington National Cemetery on Dec. 2, 1966 in Section 51, Grave 1640.

 


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