The text specifies the battalions to which new recruits would be attached on arrival:
1st, 2nd, 11th, 12th, & 13th – Alaska, Washington, Oregon and Idaho
3rd, 4th, 5th, 18th, 19th, & 20th – Northern California
6th, 7th, 8th, 14th, & 15th – Southern California
9th, 10th, 16th, & 17th – Nevada, Utah, Wyoming and Montana
21st – colored (sic)

The camp hospital, in which Captain W F Fitch MC died, is at the top left.

(Map Legacy Washington)

3 thoughts on “

  1. My grandfather, John Henry Kerr (went by Henry) was in the 166th Depot Brigade at Camp Lewis during The Great War.


    1. My great uncle, Benjamin Harrison Lockhart served in the 166th Depot Brigade in 1918. My great Uncle Tom McDonnell served in the 362nd machine gun company of the Powder River Division (91st Infantry). He was wounded in the battle of Muese-Argonne, fought from Sep 26th to Oct 12th 1918 and discharged in 1919 from Fort Russell, Cheyenne Wyoming. The 362nd sustained 90 percent casualties in this battle.


  2. My Grandfather Sigurd P Sether served in the 55th Company, 14th Battalion, 166 Depot Brigade in Fort Lewis Washington.
    He later served at Headquarters Co 38th Field Artillery in Fort Lewis Washington.


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