Photo of Ambrose G Gallagher. 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.
Ambrose G Gallagher enlisted Apr 21, 1917, U.S. N.R.F.A. Went into active service Sept 8, 1917, as machinist male 2/c in the U.S. Naval Aviation Assigned to Pensacola Florida Sailed for France June 18, 1918. Assigned for duty at US Naval Aviation Station ? ? Rating changed machinist mate 1/c July 1, 1918. Sailed for home Dec W4, 1918. released from service Feb 11, 1919