Homecoming Parade in Kansas City, Missouri


National WWI Museum and Memorial

National WWI Museum and Memorial
Kansas City, United States

Photograph of members of the 129th Field Artillery in a homecoming parade in Kansas City, Missouri on May 3, 1919, marching north on Grand Avenue between 10th and 11th Street. A temporary arch was placed over Grand for the parade.

The 129th in World War I is known for its D Battery, which was under the command of then-Captain Harry S. Truman.

This image comes from the service of Francis Poindexter, who enlisted in the 129th Field Artillery 6/13/1917, and rose to Regt. Sgt. Maj., officers' training at Camp Doniphan, transferred to Air Service, 2nd Lt.



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