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RAYMOND CLEAVES 

AMERICAN LEGION POST 861

MATTITUCK NY

POST HISTORY.

CHARTERED ON AUGUST 1, 1920.

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Raymond Cleaves, Private

Headquarters Company, 107th Infantry

 

WAR DEPARTMENT

THE ADJUTANT GENERAL'S OFFICE

WASHINGTON

 

The records of this office show that Raymond Cleaves, Army serial No 1,212,402 place of birth Mattituck NY, and whose residence was Amagansitt Road , Easthampton L.I., N.Y. and enlisted in the N.Y. National Guard August 20, 1917 at the age of 21 years, 11 months. Company K, 12 Infantry N.Y. National Guard. Organized in to Federal service, and was later designated Company K 107th Infantry. Private Cleaves was transfered December 7, 1917 to headquarters Company. 107th Infantry, and with that organization left the United States for service overseas on May 9, 1918. With the 107th Infantry Private Cleaves served in the Dickebusch Lake, and Scherpenberg Defensive Sectors and participated in the Ypres-Lys and Somme Offensives; was wonded severely in action October 17 1918; returned to the United States as a casualty on December 26, 1918 and died at U.S.Army Hospital No. 41, Fox Hills, Staten Island, N.Y. May 7, 1919 of a fractured spine involving the cord, paraplegia.

Offical statement of service furnished May 20, 1937 to the Raymond Cleaves Post 861 American Legion, Mattituck, L.I. N.Y.

By the authority of the Secretary of War

E.T. CONLEY,

Major General,

The Adjutent General. 

Charter Members August 1, 1920

Edward S. Reeve

Carl E. Vail

R. Nelson Moore

Raymond E. Tutthill

Curtis W. Horton

Charles Reeve

Ralph W. Tuthill

Otto Cramer

Leroy S. Reeve

Georgr G. Tuthill

Harlod L. Hudson

Silas Clark Tutthill

Harvey I. Aldrech

Leo Thomas Donnelley

Gilbert V. Horton

T. Frank MacMillan

Minot Jerome Rafford

 

 

 


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