Arthur Bostwick Van Buskirk World War I Diaries
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Materials that have been removed from the diaries have been sleeved and labeled to indicate their original location, when known.
- 1917 - 1919
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.25 Linear Feet (1 box)
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Arthur Van Buskirk served as a member of the Yale Expeditionary Force and was commissioned as a Second Lieutanant in the Field Artillery Section of the Officers Reserve Corps in August 1917. He joined the support efforts on the Western Front, arriving in France in July 1918.
Van Buskirk died on April 6, 1972 in Ligonier, Pennsylvania.
Biographical information in this note is primarily drawn from Wilmarth Sheldon Lewis, History of the Class of 1918, Yale College, Forty Years On, (New Haven: Yale University Press,1954), 334-337, and the Obituary of Arthur Van Botswick, New York Times, April 7, 1972.
- Guide to the Arthur Bostwick Van Buskirk World War I Diaries
- compiled by Michelle Peralta
- February 2019
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