Log Cabin Memorial - Veterans 314th Infantry Regiment A.E.F.



Miles Peters
314th Infantry, Company H

Miles was born in York, PA, on October 29, 1894, the son of Elmer and Amelia (Sechrist) Peters.
 
He was inducted on May 24, 1918, and served as a Private in Company H, 314th Infantry, 79th Division.
- Miles remembered crossing the ocean in the biggest liner that existed at that time -- The Leviathan. He also said they were shipped to the front in box cars.
- Miles never talked about his experiences. When asked, he would only say "You can't imagine". And, he said of WWII veterans, "They don't know nothing".
 
He was Honorably Discharged on May 31, 1919.
 
Miles lived in Dallastown, PA, and was employed until his retirement in the shipping department of Cole Steel Co.
 
He was a member of Christ Lutheran Church, and was a life member of American Legion Dallastown Post.
 
Miles married Viola E. Flinchbaugh, who survived him at his death on March 7, 1986.
 
He was buried at Dallastown Union Cemetery. As of 2016, his descendants include a daughter, two grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren.

 
Miles Peters American Legion 40 years certificate
 
Miles Peters American Legion 50 years certificate
 
Miles Peters American Legion 50 years newspaper
 
Miles Peters American Legion 60 years certificate
 
Miles Peters American Legion 60 years newspaper
 
Miles Peters Dallastown Pennsylvania Service Award
 
Miles Peters Leviathan photo with note
 
Miles Peters Newspaper Clipping
 
Miles Peters - President and Nancy Reagan Birthday Card
 
Miles Peters - President Reagan Letter
 
Miles Peters - Ammunition Belt
 
Miles Peters - Ammunition Belt
 
Miles Peters - Caps
 
Miles Peters - Caps
 
Miles Peters - Gas Mask
 
Miles Peters - Gas Mask
 
Miles Peters - Gas Mask Instructions
 
Miles Peters - Gas Mask Instructions
 
Miles Peters - Uniform - Insignia
 
Miles Peters - Uniform - Insignia
 
Miles Peters - Uniform - Insignia
 
Miles Peters - Uniform - Insignia
 

 
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