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Article about: Hello everyone! I just acquired a US officer WWI uniform with a name inside the sleeve. I was wondering if anyone here would be kind enough to give me any info on this person if it can be fo

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    Hello everyone!
    I just acquired a US officer WWI uniform with a name inside the sleeve. I was wondering if anyone here would be kind enough to give me any info on this person if it can be found?
    Thank you so much for your help,
    Kevin
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    Default William Lawrence Sheahan 1887-1951 Medical Officer Reserve Corps.

    Greetings Kevin,

    Had some time this morning to look your Soldier up. No need for thanks just kindly give some serious thought to becoming a paying member of this forum (or renewing your membership) and that would be thanks enough for me.

    Njoy!

    V/r Lance

    P.S. No idea why there is Infantry Branch of Service Insignia on your uniform's collar. May have been put on by a previous owner to "Jazz Up" the jacket for sales purposes.
    P.S.S. Double click on the below images to enlarge them for reading.

    First (& the best) an Image of CPT Sheahan MRC taken in May of 1919 in France.

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    Here is his entry from the Connecticut State's WWI Service Roster, which gives his particulars.

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    His WWI Draft Registration Card.

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    A June 1918 Newspaper's article listing him as the "Best Man" at his brother Walter's wedding.

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    Ship's Manifest on his way to France.

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    Ship's Manifest on his way back from France.

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    Annnnnnd the coolest document ever, a four page questionnaire he filled out about his service!

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    Last edited by MilitariaOne; 01-24-2021 at 02:17 PM. Reason: Switched manifests

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    Oh wow! Thank you so much!

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    Now that's some outstanding research! Well done.

    B.B.
    ''Everyday you think of living. We are born to die, but I appreciate life. We live day by day, and I always say: yesterday is history, today's reality, and tomorrow's a dream.' -- Henry Flescher, Holocaust Survivor -- March 14, 1924 - August 29, 2018

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    Exellent, what a result! Great research

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