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John Henry Balch, Corpsman, U.S. Navy, visiting Washington, D.C., in June 1917 [at Columbus statue at Union Station], while awaiting shipment overseas. The Marine on the right is not identified. [Portraits.] [Scene, World War I, World War 1.] John Henry Balch. 06/1917; NH 80571; Courtesy of Commander J.H. Balch, U.S. Navy (retired), 1974.

John Henry Balch, Corpsman, U.S. Navy, visiting Washington, D.C., in
June 1917 [at Columbus statue at Union Station], while awaiting shipment
overseas. The Marine on the right is not identified. [Portraits.] [Scene, World War I, World War 1.] John Henry Balch. 06/1917; NH 80571;
Courtesy of Commander J.H. Balch, U.S. Navy (retired), 1974.

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