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Inside barracks, 33rd Engineers, Nevers, France
Inside barracks, 33rd Engineers, Nevers, France
TitleInside barracks, 33rd Engineers, Nevers, France
Date of Original1919-02-25
DescriptionMembers of the 33rd Engineers sit relax inside the non-commission officers barracks. Front row: Sergeant Pompo, Sergeant Clayman, Corporal Miller; back row: Sergeant Harris, Sergeant Eno, Corporal Lindegren, Corporal Rendahl, Sergeant Livingstone.
Ordering Information
General SubjectMilitary
Subject (LCTGM)Barracks
Military uniforms
Subject (LCSH)World War, 1914-1918
Personal NameLindegren, August W., 1894-1982
Harris, Spencer
Rendahl, Severin
Miller, R. E.
Organization NameUnited States. Army
LocationNevers (France)
Item Number11063-167
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
NotesPhotographer unknown.
Biography/HistoryAugust William Lindegren was born April 10, 1894, in Litchfield. A carpenter, August registered for WWI in Litchfield. He was sent to Camp Devens, Ayer, MA, and was stationed at Nevers, France, with Company D, 33rd Engineers, American Expeditionary Forces. By May 22, 1918, he had earned the rank of Corporal. While in France, his unit constructed infrastructure, including barracks, camps for German prisoners of war, and railroad car repair shops and yards. On May 7, 1919, August left Nevers; he arrived at Le Mans, France, the following day. He sailed on the U.S.S. Frederick, and on June 3, 1919, arrived at Camp Upton in Long Island, NY. August returned to Litchfield, where he lived until his death on October 25, 1982.
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionLindegren Family Papers Mss 11063
Collection Finding AidConsult
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (11063-167)
Rights ManagementCopyright transferred to the State Historical Society of North Dakota.
Digital IDsh11063167
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