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Reuben Swan
Reuben Swan
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 Contained in an album at the Dorchester Historical Society of about 150 photos kept by Nathaniel R. Perkins, MD, who examined thousands of men who were going into the war, 1914-1918. Given by Mrs N. R. Perkins in accordance with instructions from her late husband, Dr. Nathaniel P. Perkins of 1122 Adams St, Dorchester. Index catalog has entries for the individuals.

Reuben Swan Washington St May 1917 passed examination for Plattsburg Training Camp but was not called. In April 1918 applied for admission to Engineers Corp was told he could join a regiment at Annapolis if he had not been selected by board. Within 24 hours was selected by board sent to Camp Devens April 26, 1918 went overseas July 6, 1918, E Co 301st Infantry 76 Division

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Created: August 1, 2012   Modified: August 5, 2012