For God and Country

Martin County Veterans Memorial www.mcvm.org

SHEELY, FRED R

BIOGRAPHY: Fred entered the Army in late 1917. He received basic training at Camp McCoy, Wisconsin. Fred told stories of recruits going out after taps and collecting sap from sugar maples trees nearby. They made syrup from them the next day. Fred was stationed at Ft. Grant, Illinois. Fred also served in France. He took a train from Camp McCoy area to the east coast and then onto France. PFC Sheely was honorably discharged.

YEARS OF SERVICE: 1917- ?

BRANCH OF SERVICE:  Army