Posted By:decmay
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Subject:Re: John O Fry 1895-1970 of Ohio
Post Date:March 30, 2012 at 21:22:55
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Forum:World War I Forum
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From Ohio Soldiers of WWI.

John O. Fry Age:22 7/12 Years Bd:abt 1894 in Ansonia, Ohio, USA
Enlisted: 19 Nov 1917 in Fairfield OH into the Enlisted Reserve Corps

"AS Signal Corps to Discharge Private Honorable discharge 25 May 1918 to accept Commission Active duty from 22 Dec 1917. 2 Lieutenant AS 26 May 1918 from Enlisted Reserve Corps AS Signal Reserve Corps Unassigned to Discharge Chanute Field Ill; Cp Dick Tex."
Honorable discharge 8 Dec 1918.

Signal Corps had an Aviation Section but looks like he never left US.

OH Births and Christenings
John Oscar Fry b. 24 Apr 1895 Brown, Darke, Ohio
Parents:Jay T. Fry, Mallvina McCabe

Google "John Oscar Fry"....Miami University(Oxford OH) 1919 Class Alumni entry...(WWI Draft Card filed in Darke County OH, noted was a Private, Miami University, Oxford OH for 3 weeks)
http://books.google.com/books?id=MePOAAAAMAAJ&pg=PA29&lpg=PA29&dq=%22John+Oscar+Fry%22&source=bl&ots=5CjOHRuve0&sig=IUAS-WOUlcFrXlG2tE6HyU0rQq0&hl=en&sa=X&ei=vYp2T5HvD4vZiALQrd2nDg&ved=0CFIQ6AEwCA#v=onepage&q=%22John%20Oscar%20Fry%22&f=false