Tuesday, November 1, 2011

My first Veterans' Day Post: Rudolph Brueggeman

Rudolph F. Brueggeman (son of Louis) was in the Army for a very short time (26 Aug 1918 - 24 Dec 1918).  The information is from this book: Official Roster of Ohio Soldiers, Sailors and Marines in the World War, 1917-1918Vol. I-XXIII. Columbus, OH, USA: F. J. Heer Printing Co., 1926
Name:Rudolph F. Brueggeman
Serial Number:2518671
Residence:2034 W. 93Reserve Division St., Cleveland, O.
Enlistment Division:National Army LB 1
Enlistment Location:Cleveland, O.
Enlistment Date:26 Aug 1918
Birth Place:Cleveland, O.
Birth Date / Age:13 Oct 1892
Assigns Comment:Headquarters Detachment 472 Engineers to Discharge Private Honorable discharge 24 Dec 1918.
Volume #:3
I was so excited to find the following recruiting poster for his Division.  I assume Rudolf was stationed in Washington DC since it says he served in the Headquarters.

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