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28 October 1918 : Cpl John Valentine Bildner

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Parents Louis and Lizzie Bildner. In 1900, the second of three children living at 86 Conwell Street, Dearborn Country, Indiana. His German born grandparents lived at 84 Conwell Street.  A machinist before the war John was drafted into service with the 159th Depot Brigade at Lawrenceburg, Indiana on 29 March 1918, he was trained at Camp Taylor, Ken…


17 November 1919 : Lieutenant Roland MacGray

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Roland MacGray was a West Point graduate of the Class of 1918. After training at Fort Sill, Camp Funston and Camp Taylor, he sailed for France on 13 June 1918. Seeing no action and still in training at the time of the Armistice, he moved to Germany as part of the Army of Occupation in Koblenz where, on 17 November 1919, he was shot dead by a diso…


3 July 1918 : Pvt John L Vaughn

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Son of James Clinton (farmer) and Sarah Jane (née Lytle). Vaughn. John was one of 12 children in the family, of whom only four outlived their parents: two died in infancy, another five between the ages of 14 and 39.    John entered service at Lagrange, Indiana on 20 September 1917 and received training at Camp Taylor and Camp Shelby where he …


29 December 1918: Wagoner Frank Powell

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Frank was employed as a steam-boatman in his civilian life. He enlisted at Evansville, Indiana on October 5th 1917 and underwent training with the 335th Infantry at Camp Taylor, Kentucky and Camp Sevier, South Carolina where he transferred to the 119th Infantry. On December 16th 1917, Frank embarked on overseas service and was wounded in action d…