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Collection Number RG0834.AM
Collection Name RG0834 Bunger, Elmer LeRoy, 1890-1969
Identifier Personal papers
Size and Materials 1 folder
Title Elmer LeRoy Bunger papers
Date or Date Span 1917-1921
Year Range from 1917
Year Range to 1921
Admin/Biographical History Elmer LeRoy Bunger was born at Humboldt, Nebraska, on April 11, 1890. During World War I he served as a sergeant in the 89th Division, 314th Motor Supply Train, Co. E. Bunger died on November 20, 1969. He is buried next to his wife, Ella, in the Upland Cemetery, Franklin County, Nebraska.
Scope & Content The collection consists of one folder of documents relating to Elmer LeRoy Bunger's military service during World War I. Included are Bunger's notice to appear for physical examination; a certificate appointing him sergeant of Co. E, 314th Supply Train; discharge paperwork; his individual pay record book; a typed circular from Walter C. Cole to the Officers and Men of the 314th Motor Supply Train thanking them for their service and efforts to help end the war; and an address list of members of the 314th Motor Supply Train (presumably just Co. E).
Related units of description Additional materials relating to the 314th Motor Supply Train are located in RG5846.AM.

For a more detailed history of the 314th Motor Supply Train, see:

Bernet, Milton E., "The three hundred and fourteenth motor supply train in the World War," published April 29, 1919 [NSHS Library 355.27 B526t].
Subjects World War I
People Bunger, Elmer LeRoy, 1890-1969
Search Terms 314th Motor Supply Train
Veterans -- Nebraska