Army Badge
  • Name: Harold A. Adsit
  • Location of Birth: Lake City, Minnesota
  • Date of Birth: April 26, 1889
  • Date of Death: January 2, 1939 (39 years old)
  • Parents: Artemus Adelbert Adsit and Kate (Moren) Adsit
  • High School and Class:
  • College:
  • Highest Rank: MASTER ENGR SR GR (Master Engineer, Senior Grade),
  • Branch: Army
  • Other Branch:
  • Date Sworn In: September 12, 1917 (Enlistment Date)
  • Place Sworn In:
  • Date of Discharge: June 12, 1919 (Discharge Date)
  • Place of Discharge:
  • Military Awards:

  • Military Highlights:
    Harold served with the 8th Army Corps Headquarters Detachment.

    Information in the United States, World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918:
    Name: Harold Adsit
    Race: Caucasian (White)
    Marital Status: Single
    Birth Date: April 25, 1889
    Birth Place: Minnesota, USA
    Residence Date: 1917-1918
    Street Address: 1205 8th Street
    Residence Place: Superior, Douglas, Wisconsin, USA
    Draft Board: 2
    Physical Build: Medium
    Height: Medium
    Hair Color: Dark
    Eye Color: Brown

    Information in the United States, Army Transport Service Arriving and Departing Passenger Lists, 1910-1939:
    Name: Harold Adsit
    Departure Date: November 26, 1917
    Departure Place: Hoboken, New Jersey
    Address: 1203 Eighteenth Street
    Residence Place: Superior, Wisconsin
    Father: A. Adsit
    Ship: Aeolus
    Military Unit: Headquarters
    Rank: Supply Sergeant Battalion
    Notes: Headquarters 503rd Engineers Service Battalion

  • Wars Involved:
    World War I

  • MIA / POW:

  • Civilian Life:
    Prior to registering, Harold was a locomotive engineer with the Great Northern Railway.

    Registrar's Report when Harold registered shows that he was 23 years old, medium height, medium build, brown eyes, and dark hair.

    Spouse was Mary Pamela (Leroux) Adsit.

    Harold died in Douglas County, Wisconsin. He is buried in Itasca Calvary Cemetery at Grand Rapids, Minnesota. (Plot C-B-18-0-9)

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