Graveside services for Nicholas Mand

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Description Graveside services for Nicholas Mand, Company C, 150th Machine Gun Battalion
Year Range from 1920
Event World War I
Year range to 1920
Medium Photographic Paper/Ink
Notes Graveside services for Nicholas Mand, Company C, 150th Machine Gun Battalion. His casket is decorated with flowers and mourners are standing in the background. He was originally burried in a cemetery in France. He was burried in Grave #141, Section A, Plot 3, American Cemetery #608, Seringes-at-Nesles, Aisne, France. His body was shipped back to Oshkosh in October 1920 and he was reburried at Riverside Cemetery.
Nicholas J. Mand was born February 13, 1890 in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin. The family moved to Oshkosh in 1893. He worked as a sign painter until May 5, 1916 when he joined Company F, 2nd Wisconsin National Guard for service on the Mexican Border. He was discharged for fallen arches on July 8, 1916. At the time of his enlistment he was 26 years old, one gray eye (left) and one brown eye (right), dark hair, dark complexion, and 5' 11" tall. He enlisted again May 30, 1917 and was accepted. Company F, became Company C, 150th Machine Gun battalion and was assigned to the 42nd Division. He saw action in several battles before being mortally wounded on August 2, 1918 at Chatteau Thierry by schrapnel to the left leg and stomach. He died the following day. He was reinterred at Riverside Cemetery Lot 10, Block 7.
Object ID P1935.7.5
Object Name Print, Photographic
People Mand, Nicholas J.
Place Oshkosh, WI
Print size 4" x 5"
Subjects World War I
150th Machine Gun Battalion
42nd Division
Death & burial
Funeral processions
Funeral rites & ceremonies
Riverside Cemetery
Title Graveside services for Nicholas Mand
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