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Company K Group Photograph, circa 1917-1918.

Company K, Plainfield's Infantry Division, New Jersey National Guard (NJNG) was one of the largest in it's Regiment. It was the first outfit from Plainfield called out for military service in World War I. It was led by Captain Charles A. Peterson. They were stationed at Camp Donelly in Trenton, before leaving for Fort Anniston, Alabama, on September 29, 1917. Several members went on to France by July 1918 with 113th and 114th Infantry Divisions.

Photo ID: C21650 - Part of the Paul R. Collier Photograph Collection.


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