George A. Worley enlisted on 27 Apr 1917, and subsequently went overseas on the troop ship Mauretania, leaving New York on 27-AUG 1918.  He was in the 87th Division in the 336 Field Artillery, Battery A.  His serial number was 215423.   

The 87th was popularly known as the “Acorn Division.” The insignia, a brown acorn on a green circle. The Division was organized at Camp Pike, Arkansas in Sept 1917. This division was composed of men drafted from Arkansas, Louisiana, and Mississippi. It remained in training at Camp Pike until June 1918, when it was sent to Camp Dix, New Jersey. The first units embarked for overseas on Aug. 23rd and the last units arrived in France on Sept. 13th.

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