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Ralph B. Crabill

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Title

Ralph B. Crabill

Subject

Crabill, Ralph
World War (1914-1918)
Soldier

Description

Photograph of Ralph Crabill from the book "Service Record World War I and II, Woodstock and Vicinity."

Ralph B. Crabill (1895-1963) was employed as a jeweler in Strasburg when he was drafted on October 4 1917. He deployed to France on June 7 1918 as part of the 80th Infantry Division. Ralph saw conflict in the Picardy Sector in July 1918, the St. Mihel Offensive in September 1918, and the Muese Argonne Offensive from September-November 1918. During the course of the war he rose from the rank of Private to Sergeant. He was discharged on June 7 1919 and returned to his position as a jeweler in Strasburg.

On his postwar service survey he left no comment on how he viewed the war or how it affected him.

Creator

Muhlenburg Post No. 199, American Legion Woodstock, Virginia.

Source

Service Record World War I and II, Woodstock and Vicinity. Shenandoah County Library. Edinburg, Virginia.

Date

Undated

Rights

Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial (CC-BY-NC)

Citation

Muhlenburg Post No. 199, American Legion Woodstock, Virginia., “Ralph B. Crabill,” Shenandoah County Library Archives, accessed May 21, 2019, http://archives.countylib.org/items/show/6907.

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