Friday, January 8, 2016

Born in Topeka, Rudolph Gaines went on to serve in both World Wars. According to his draft card, he lived on NW Laurent Street and was born in North Topeka. Gaines worked on the Sanitary Train which was responsible for medical care for the entire division through ambulance and camp infirmaries.

RUDOLPH
BENJAMIN
GAINES

KANSAS

PFC 12 SN TRAIN
12 DIVISION
WORLD WAR I & II

JUNE 20 1896
DECEMBER 19 1951

Gaines' signature on his World War I draft card.

Rochester Cemetery, Topeka, Soldier Township, Shawnee County, Kansas

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