WORLD WAR I
Company C, 150th MGB

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Collection Louis Suess
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Description Gelatin print of Members of Company C, 150th MGB.
Year Range from 1917
Event World War I
Film Size 4" x 5"
Year range to 1917
Medium Photographic Paper
Neg # 11748
Notes Outdoor image of members of Company C, 150th Machine Gun Battalion at Camp Mills. Louis Suess is standing in the back row fourth from left. The men are wearing pull-over shirts; breeches with leggings; and campaign hats. They are standing in front of several conical tents.
Louis Suess was Born: Oshkosh, WI November 17, 1888. He Enlisted: Oshkosh, WI June 21, 1916 in Company F, 2nd Wisconsin National Guard. Company F was called to service on the Mexican Border, June 22, 1916. During World War I they were transferred to Company C, 150th Machine Gun Battalion, 83rd Infantry Brigade, 42nd Division on July 15, 1917. They sailed for France from Hoboken, NJ, October 1917. Company C was engaged at Luneville Sector, Baccarat Sector, Esperance Sector, Champagne-Marne Defensive, Chateau-Thierry Offensive. He, along with several of his comrades, was killed in the Battle of Chateau-Thierry on July 30, 1918 by shrapnel wounds throughout his entire body. He was interred in the Oise-Aisne American Cemetery, Seringes-et-Nesles, Aisne, France.
Object ID P1935.20.3
Object Name Print, Photographic
People Suess, Louis
Place Camp Mills, Long Island, NY
Print size 3.5" x 5.5"
Subjects Group photographs
Male
Soldiers
World War I
Casualties
150th Machine Gun Battalion
42nd Division
Tents
Title Company C, 150th MGB
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