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9 September 1918 : Sgt John Kennedy Lasher Jr


John was the son of civil engineer and a graduate (1916) of the Law School at Columbia College, New York. At the time of enlistment he was a candidate for Plattsburg Town Council and was living at 396 Pallisade Avenue, Yonkers, NY.  John was severely wounded in action in the Vesle Sector in early September 1918 and died of these injuries in…

15 September 1918 : CPL Henry I Ingersoll


Corporal Henry I Ingersoll was born on 15 August 1893 and was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Oliver W. Ingersoll of 876 Park Place, New York City. Henry graduated from Erasmus Hall High School and attended Cornell University where he studied civil engineering. After graduating from Cornell in 1916 he employed with the family business. Henry enlisted with …

16 April 1917 : Cpl-Pilote Edmond Charles Clinton Genet


Edmond (the great-great grandson of ‘Citizen Genêt', the French Ambassador to the United States in the period immediately before the French Revolution) was an ex-US Navy sailor who was serving on the USS Georgia at Vera Cruz shortly before the outbreak of war. Described as a ‘born wanderer', he set sail for France in January 1915 (whilst still o…