Uniform, dog tags, and black and white photos courtesy  Advanced Guard Militaria


Private & Musician 1st Class

Juho Virta & Unknown member of the 50th Artillery Band. Photo taken in France

Sincere appreciation to Thelma Virginia Virta Earle, daughter of Private Virta & John Francis Robbins, Great Grandson, for supplying information, photos and artifacts for this website.  

Juho Arvid Virta

12th Band C.A.C. Fort Totten 1918

Virta 3rd row from back 3rd from left

Epifanio John Castellano & Juho Virta on SS. America on route to France 1918


German Marks brought back by Juho

50th Artillery - Coast Artillery Corps - Regimental History Website

Juho Arvid Virta & Matilda Minkkinen