WORLD WAR I
Adolph Castonia, Company C, 150th MGB, 42nd rainbow Division

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Description Copy print of Adolph Castonia, Company C, 150th MGB, 42nd rainbow Division.
Year Range from 1917
Event World War I
Film Size 4" x 5"
Year range to 1918
Medium Photographic Paper
Neg # 15206
Notes Copy of an original print of Adolph Castonia, Company C, 150th MGB, 42nd Rainbow Division. He is standing in a camp with pyramid tents in the background, possibly in Texas during mobilization. He wears a Campaign Hat; M1910 Haversack; pistol belt; leggings; shirt; and trousers.
Adolph Castonia enlisted in Company F, 2nd Wisconsin National Guard in 1917. Company F, became Company C, 150th Machine Gun Battalion, 42nd Division during World War I. Because of his blacksmith experience making horseshoes, he was made Ferrier. He also drove ammunition wagons. He was able to speak French, and was often in demand of his comrades to act as an interpreter.
Object ID P1997.44
Object Name Print, Photographic
People Castonia, Adolph
Print size 4 " x 2 1/2"
Subjects World War I
Soldiers
Camps
Tents
150th Machine Gun Battalion
Blacksmiths
Title Adolph Castonia, Company C, 150th MGB, 42nd rainbow Division
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