• Richard Hartman

    Neb actually shipped out to Europe as the commander of Santa Ana’s Company L, 160th Infantry (formerly the 7th California Infantry). The California National Guard’s 40th Division was used as a depot division, providing individual replacements to front line units. He gained command of the company during the Great Call-up of the National Guard in 1916, while deployed to Nogales, AZ. He first enlisted in 1905 and spent several years in the regimental band and finally elected and commissioned a 2LT in January 1916.