World War 1 Project

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World War I

Demographics of the American Expeditionary Force (AEF) by Bruce Winslow

  • 37% were unable to read or write.
  • Only 21% of the drafted enlisted men had any education beyond grammer school.
  • 10% per African-American.
  • 52% were Country Boys.
  • 39% were first or second generation immigrants to America.

Link to World War I draft registrants and service from Iron County (click here).