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World War I, Ambulance Field Service

Online; Still Image
Black-and-White Photographs
Date Created
circa 1917-06 - 1917-11
Ambulance unit SSU-516; From excerpt: This is a photograph of Staige Davis Blackford's father, Staige Davis Blackford (Johnnie Blackford) and his World War I unit, SSU-516, one of two ambulance units formed at the University. SSU-516 unit in training in Allentown/Tobyhanna, Pennsylvania, tentative identifications: (front row, left to right): [?], "Bishop" Grier, "Muldoon" Neff, "Sarge" P. Warren, "Loot" Cole, Sgt. Luther Kelley, Sgt. Charlie Jenkins, Staige Davis "Johnnie" [?] Blackford, Bob Chirmside, E.K. Brigham, "Doggie" D'Agostino, Ollie Jouette, Ben McClure. (Back row, left): Joe Escajeda, Frank Stephens, Mike Carter. (Back row, right): Harrison Welton, Tom Guy Hoskins, Mike Messina, Old Man Straues, Trooper Wharton Payne, William Harig, and Peyton Drury.
University of Virginia Visual History Collection
Special Collections, University of Virginia Library, Charlottesville, Va.
Retrieval ID
MSS 2221-h
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