Clarence E. Burt papers 1918
Clarence E. Burt graduated from the Boston University School of Medicine in 1908 and lived in New Bedford, Massachusetts, where he ran a practice. He was a 1st lieutenant in the United States Army Medical Reserve Corps from 1913-1917 and joined the regular army on December 28, 1917. In June 1918, he traveled to France with the 183rd Infantry Brigade, where he was a surgeon. On January 29, 1920, he received an honorable discharge after being disabled in the line of duty. Burt was retroactively promoted to captain in February 1928.