A certificate from the United States army given to Joseph W. Murphy dated April, 2, 1918.
The top of the certificate has the seal of the United States. In stylized font the certificate states that Joseph W. Murphy was appointed corporal in Truck Company B, 117th Ammunition Train of the National Guard of the United States on April 1, 1918. The certificate was presented to him in the Advanced Zone-France on April 2, 1918 by a Lieutenant Colonel.
On the back of the certificate written in pencil is 'Put this away in my trunck' followed by some illegible names.
From the World War One service of Joseph W. Murphy, Co. B, 117th Ammunition Train, 42nd Division.
|Date||April 2, 1918|
|Year Range from||1918|
|Year Range to||1918|
Murphy, Joseph W.
Truck Company B
117th Ammunition Train
National Gaurd of the United States