My grandfather Matthew Jerome Maher Jr. Enlisted in the US Army in World War 1 at the age of 16, he had to lie about his age to get in. He was a bugler, his occupation was listed as "machinist." He served in Company B, 64th Infantry.
He was in France on November 11, 1918, west of Moselle in the 2nd Army Offensive. He was Honorably discharged from Camp Upton on June 25th, 1919.
He went on to serve as a Nassau County Policeman until his death in a diving accident in July 1928, leaving behind his wife and three young children.