Mabry M. Moses

1895 – 1935

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WW I and after - The 91st Division was constituted  5 August 1917 at Camp Lewis, WA near Tacoma, the division soon thereafter departed for England in the summer of 1918, in September 1918, the division’s first operation was in the St Mihiel Offensive in France.  Serving under the U.S. Army’s V Corps, the division fought in the Meuse Argonne Offensive and successfully helped to destroy the German First Guard   Division and continued to smash through three successful enemy lines.  Twelve days before the end of WW I, the division as part of the VII Corps helped drive the Germans east across the Escaut River.  The division was awarded separate compaign streamers for its active role om the Lorraine, Meuse-Argonne and Ypres-Lys campaigns.  It was known as the Pine Tree division and the insignia was worn on the shoulder sleeve.

 

Mabry and Millard Moses were part of the  Co A, 316 Engineers, 91st Division, V Army Corps.  (Notes by Faye Bell, SLC 2014)

 

 

Mabry Moses