World War I Centennial Commemoration Project
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|Photos provided by Orson Beeman III, grandson of Harry Brock.
Harry Brock was born in Arva, Canada and would eventually move to Detroit. He enlisted on September 21, 1917 and became a US citizen soon after. Harry was a Corporal and was later promoted to Sergeant on May 23, 1918 and was part of Battery C of the 330th Field Artillery. He served in England and France from July 30, 1918 to April 11, 1919. Prior to service Harry worked as a carpenter. Harry’s family, including his daughter, Mary Ann Beeman, live in Chelsea.