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Submitted by: David Magnenat {Nephew}

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Claire Magnenat born around . Claire Magnenat served in World War 1 with the United States Army . The enlistment was in 1917 and the service was completed in 1917.

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My uncle served in Franch with the 21st engineer battalion U.S. Army. This unit was also known as "the road builders".

During his time there he had to contend with several gas attacks, from which he suffered horrendously from these attacks for the remainder of his life. 

He never talked about his time in the war. But i now know why, as I to am a combat veteran of the Vietnam war.

I wish I could tell you more about this courageous man, but his records were lost in a fire at the storage building several years ago.

 

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