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Catalog Number 2007.45.76
Object Name Print, Photographic
Accession number 2007.45
Description Black and white photograph. Signal Corps #33077.

Hand written on the front of the photograph states: "OVER FOR TEXT". Typed on a strip on the back of the photograph states: "L TO R: PVT. WM. WACHTER, 315TH INFANTRY, 79TH DIVISION, PVT. R.D. THOMPSON, 315TH INFANTRY, 79TH DIVISION, PVT. J.J. MULCAHY, 315TH INF., 79TH DIVISION, PVT. JOHN MCCAUGHTRY, 315TH INFANTRY, 79TH DIVISION; AS RUNNERS FOR THE 315TH INFANTRY THEY DELIVERED THE MESSAGE TO STOP FIRING 11 A.M. NOV. 11, 1918, TO LIEUT. COL. BURT UNDER HEAVY SHELL FIRE, ETRAYE, MEUSE, FRANCE, NOV. 11, 1918."

From the service of 2nd Lt. John H. Engel, U.S. Army Signal Corps, AEF.
Date November 11, 1918
Year Range from 1918
Year Range to 1918
Place Etraye, Meuse, France
Event Armistice
People Wachter, Private William
Thompson, Private R.D.
Mulcahy, J.J.
McCaughtry, John
Burt, Lieutenant Colonel
Subjects Armistices
Runners
Group portraits
Portrait photographs
World War I
Search Terms US Army Signal Corps, AEF
315th Infantry
79th Division
Print size 16.5 x 21.5 cm