Stories of the Fallen - WALTER GOLBA - Army - Rochester NY
WALTER lived at 1065 Hudson Avenue, Rochester, N. Y. Walter Golba was born in Russian Partitioned Poland.He came to the United States when he was 16 years old in 1915. and within 4 years he died for our country.
Entered the service at Roches ter, N. Y., September 13, 1917, at the age of 21 years, as a Private in the Regular Army, and was sent to Camp Syracuse, Syracuse, N. Y., being assigned to Company L, 30th Infantry; transferred to Company B, 9th Machine Gun Battalion, December 1, 1917; and to Company L, 30th Infantry, February 19, 1918.
Embarked over seas, April 2, 1918. Promoted to Private, 1st Class, April 26, 1918. He was engaged in action at the Marne and le Charmel. Killed in action, in the Aisne-Marne Offensive, July 25, 1918. Buried in France. P186 Monroe County Service Record.