Carter, Leroy
survey sheet - handwritten



Date of Enlistment: April 1, 1918
Military Camps to which went:
* Pelham Bay [Naval] Training Station
* 52nd St. Armory, Brooklyn
Units to which belonged:
* Navy Transportation Division
Date of trip overseas: Started May 28, 19[19]
Service there:
* Transporting troops from N.Y. to Brest France and return
Date of return: Returned last [time?] Aug. 23, 19[19]
Date of demobilization: December 23rd, 1919
Honors received: Honorably discharged



Local Historian Discusses Park’s World War I Naval Base (Friends of Pelham
Bay Park)

History of the Naval Overseas Transportation Service in World War I (HyperWar

Note: Brest, a major port in the Cap Finistere region of westernmost
Brittany, France, was the primary embarkation port for U.S. troops,
returning directly from France to the U.S.