Cpl Ora Franklyn Johnstone, Co D, 131st Infantry, US Army.
A farmer in Hendricks County, Ora was born at Jackson Towsnship, Putnam County on 9 August 1894. H e enlisted into the army at Danville on 22 September 1917 and, after training at Camp Taylor and Camp Logan, was sent overseas in May 1918. Ora died in hospital at Verdun on 13th October 1918 from wounds he received near Consenvoye. Originally buried in the French cemetery at Glorieux, Verdun, Ora's body was repatriated post-war.
13 October 1918
Research by David O'Mara, Croonaert Research Services.