Biography

b. January 1, 1892, Armenia, to the US in 1913, Naturalized; Armenian American; Never in Spain; WW I veteran served in the Medical Department, Evacuation Hospital #27 Camp Greenleaf, Georgia from May 29, 1918 to June 7, 1918, then to Base Hospital #57 to June 27, 1918 and Dev. BN. (?) to August 31, 1918, Private First Class; Single (Divorced?); Barber; Received Passport# 371970 on March 5, 1937 which listed his address as 1345 South 71st Street, West Ellis (Alllis), (Milwaukee), Wisconsin on March 6, 1937; 47 years old; Sailed March 17, 1937 aboard the President Roosevelt; Among a group of seven volunteers who were refused permission to disembark by French authorities due to a lack of funds, the group included: Meyer Arnovitch, Abraham Bernard, Albert Clarence Hofmann, Herbert Frank Hofmann, Willliam Lux, and Victor Samulis; All had their passports taken up after returning to the US; Returned to the US on April 10, 1937 aboard the President Roosevelt; Signed up for the draft in WWII and at the time was living at 1532-50 73rd West Allis, Wisconsin; d. October 15, 1952, buried under a military headstone, South Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin; Find A Grave # 73082713. [Served three year prison sentence in 1922 for assault and battery and intention to rape. [same individual? Under O’Neal with O’Neil as an alt name]] Sources: Sail; SACB, USSDA/321/342/351/352/359; Ancestry.