Sgt. Choike, AEF & G. Pionnier - Archangel [Sig. Corps #152751] (LOC)

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When: 01 January 1915

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Bain News Service,, publisher.

Sgt. Choike, AEF & G. Pionnier - Archangel [Sig. Corps #152751]

[between ca. 1915 and ca. 1920]

1 negative : glass ; 5 x 7 in. or smaller.

Title from unverified data provided by the Bain News Service on the negatives or caption cards.
Forms part of: George Grantham Bain Collection (Library of Congress).

Format: Glass negatives.

Rights Info: No known restrictions on publication.

Repository: Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, Washington, D.C. 20540 USA,

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Call Number: LC-B2- 4913-7


Owner: The Library of Congress
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    • 10/Feb/2017 18:41:10

    Captioned at "Print No. 152751, November 30, 1918 (One of the sporting events of the season in Archangel. A boxing bout between color sergt. Anthony Choike, Hdqrs. Co. 339th Inf. welter-weight, champion of the 85th Division and G. Pionnier, one of the champion welter-weights of the French Army. The bout went three rounds before a large crowd in the Y.M.C.A. and ended in a draw. Sgt. Choike, is at the left. Archangel, Russia.) from the United States Army Signal Corps photograph collection, 1918-1919 [Folder 5, Item 5]"

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    Richard Arthur Norton (1958- )

    • 10/Feb/2017 20:02:23

    Possibly Anthony Choike (1893-1973) of Detroit, Michigan according to the U.S., Department of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File.

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    Richard Arthur Norton (1958- )

    • 10/Feb/2017 20:05:47

    Published June 7, 1919

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    • 11/Feb/2017 17:13:50

    and in Rock Island Argus., June 03, 1919, Page 12

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    • 11/Feb/2017 17:24:07

    Gabriel Pionnier

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    Greg (LOC P&P)

    • 16/Feb/2017 20:08:28

    Thanks, All, we can add info to the reord.

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    • 06/Aug/2017 04:06:46

    This is my grandfather Pete Choike. What a pleasant surprise to see this piece of family history related to my grandfather! Col Daniel J. Choike USMC Ret