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Doings Of Battery B

328th Field Artillery American Expeditionary Forces

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 1ST CL. PVT. THOMAS E. CHAMBERS Serial No. 2,948,212 Fostoria, Mich. He came to the Battery from the Ammunition Train. Detailed to duty in the B. C. Detail as wire-man. His was the dangerous task along with the rest of the liaison men to repair wires under enemy shell-fire. On the night of November 10th Chambers, with Post, Mallory, Guellf and Barnhouse, were forced to trace and re-wire under a heavy gas barrage and shrapnel. At Pont-a-Mousson Private Chambers was one of Sergt. Reddaway’s Provost Guards. To the amusement of the B. C. Detail, Tom Rose and Tom Chambers, who called themselves the “Two Toms,” used to play outlandish tricks and invent anecdotes. Tom Chambers was of a versatile, illuminant nature who found amusement and could make merriment under any conditions.

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