Here is a grouping from medic named Ridley Harris. It includes his helmet shell, Victory Medal, War Diary and A St Nazaire souvenir postcard pack. The helmet has a caduceus scraped into the front of the paint beneath the Old Hickory logo. His diary is a serious of brief highlights of the days, some battle entries, some where the day is just described as "hell", trips to the preacher or to attend the "preaching" and a good number of whiskey entries. This first image came in sideways. I tried to delete it and install a correct orientation but I was not able to .. sorry about that.
WW1 30th Division Medic Grouping
Posted 13 January 2020 - 11:47 AM
entries: hell and whiskey. Maybe "whiskey" was code for something else like a medical aid station. He made reference to portions of the lines the 30th maintained as the "brown line" and "blue line" and other portions noted by colors in the sector.
Posted 07 February 2020 - 11:20 AM
What outfit was he in? Was he in Sanitary trains or Ambulance Co. Nice grouping I love 30th stuff.
Edited by 30thguy, 07 February 2020 - 11:22 AM.
Posted 07 February 2020 - 11:31 AM
I do not know. 105th Sanitary Train is a good start. I assume field medic or ambulance.
Posted 09 February 2020 - 04:42 AM
Posted 09 February 2020 - 04:52 AM
Edited by 644td, 09 February 2020 - 05:03 AM.
Posted 09 February 2020 - 01:51 PM
That has to be him. I do not understand why there is a caduceus etched into the helmet though if he was infantry.
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