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Walter C. Kopp, World War I documents

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Date: 1918-1919

Level of Description: Coll./Record Group

Material Type: Manuscripts

Call Number: Unavailable

Unit ID: 220274

Summary: Documents issued to Sergeant Walter C. Kopp and his mother Mrs. A. E. Kopp while he was serving in World War I. Kopp, who lived in Harveyville, Kansas, served in France from June 4, 1918 to May 22, 1919. He was a platoon leader in France and was injured in a German mustard gas attack. The gas attack permanently damaged his throat and voice. The items in this collection include a day pass issued to Mrs. A. E. Kopp, Sergeant Walter C. Koop's mother; American Expeditionary Forces General Order No. 38-A, France, February 28, 1919 issued to Sergeant Kopp and stamped with General John J. Pershing's signature; and a list of equipment to be carried in a pack and surplus kit issued to Company L, 353rd Infantry, Camp Funston, Kansas, May 5, 1918.

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Title (Main title): Walter C. Kopp, World War I documents

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    United States. Army. American Expeditionary Forces
    Camp Funston (Kan.)
    Soldiers -- Kansas -- Riley County
    World War, 1914-1918