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Oliszewski, William J., 3rd Company Munitions Battalion

This is the military record for William J. Oliszewski. He was born William J. Doba on 6 August 1898 in Manistee, Michigan, and died of wounds suffered in battle on 22 May 1918 in France. He was buried at the Somme American Cemetery in Bony, France. No one knows why he served under a different name. He enlisted in the U.S. Army on 13 May 1917 at Jefferson Barracks in Lemay, Missouri, which was a training and recruitment station for soldiers heading to Europe. He had been living in Milwaukee. He was a private and served with the 3rd Company Munitions Battalion, Ammunitions Train, 1st Division. He was engaged in the battles at Ansuaville and Catigny. His father Joseph Doba of Manistee was notified of his death. Submitted by Joseph F. Martin of Romeoville, Illinois in September 2013, and is used here with his permission.

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