Company G, 16th Infantry Regiment, 1st Infantry Division
—American Expeditionary Force, World War One —Donald Kyler was sixteen years of age when he enlisted in the Regular Army in April of 1917. A native of Whitley County, Indiana, he grew up on a farm and in the small town of Collamer. With the consent of one of his family, he enlisted at Fort Wayne, Indiana. As part of the 1st Division, the 16th Infantry Regiment was one of the first infantry regiments to be sent to France and took part in seven major campaigns including the defense of the Ainse-Marne Sector and the St. Mihiel and Meuse-Argonne Offensives.
|Placed By||U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Sunday, June 4th, 2017 at 1:01pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18T E 316309 N 4452898|
|Decimal Degrees||40.20638333, -77.15838333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 40° 12.383', W 77° 9.503'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||40° 12' 22.98" N, 77° 9' 30.18" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near Army Heritage Trail, Carlisle PA 17013, US|
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