Jump to content

MP Soldiers, 27th US Inf. Schofield Barracks, Territory of Hawaii. c. 1914-1918


Recommended Posts

dunmore1774

Here are a few young MP's in the Philippines, I'm guessing c.1900? Picture taken at Galatea Portrait Studio in Manila. One of them is Private J. Carpenter, HQ Co 2nd (?) Bat., 27th US Infantry- Stationed at Schofield barracks in Hawaii at some point. Pvt. Carpenter may have been from the Johnstown, Pennsylvania area.

post-104684-0-91188900-1532479584.jpg

post-104684-0-69147700-1532479593.jpg

post-104684-0-56240700-1532479602.jpg

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Great photo! The 27th Inf. Regt. left the Philippines in 1904 and was deployed to Camp Sheridan, IL.

After service in Cuba, Texas, and again in the Philippines, the Regiment sailed to Vladivostok, Siberia,

in 1918, as part of the Allied Expeditionary Force. This photo would have been taken sometime during

their second deployment in the Philippines. I have been unable to find the exact dates for that second

deployment. My best guess would be between 1914 and 1918.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

The coats and hats are definitely post 1912, so that should help. This pattern with blackened bronze insignia was worn until about 1924

 

G.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

  • 1 month later...

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now
 Share

×
×
  • Create New...

Important Information

By using this site, you agree to our Terms of Use.