Below you will find a sample of memorials and links to town war memorial pages across the Commonwealth. If you know of a war memorial and do not see it listed here please email it to our Web Manager. Check out our war memorials trail. View a list of Massachusetts Korean War Memorials. Located on board the USS Massachusetts, this memorial symbolizes the eternal gratitude of a proud Commonwealth and nation. Massachusetts Korean War Memorial. Massachusetts Vietnam Veterans Memorial The Massachusetts Vietnam Veterans Memorial, in Green Hill Park, Worcester, was given and dedicated by a grateful Commonwealth to the honor and sacrifice of all its citizens who served in the armed forces of the United States of America from The memorial was dedicated in at a ceremony that paid special tribute to those whose names are inscribed on the memorial, as well as honored all Vietnam veterans.
Beacon Hill Memorial Column: This memorial is dedicated to those who fell during the Revolution and the first in the country to honor heroes of the American Revolution. Honor of All Veterans: Peter lost his sight in , but he is thankful for the help he has received from Blind Veterans UK since. Search Term Search Advanced search. Motoring Property Local Estate Agents. Peter Johnson will receive the Legion d'Honneur award.
Email this article to a friend To send a link to this page you must be logged in. Most Read Elderly couple rescued after car fell down embankment.
Weston residents share their stories from World War II - News - Wicked Local - Boston, MA
On October 1, , Alma K. Adams, his widow, applied for a government-issued headstone with a Christian cross, citing his World War I service and medals earned. Section , lot , grave 1. A New York City native, the census and the New York State census report that she lived with her parents and four siblings on Ninth Avenue in Manhattan and worked as a saleslady in a department store. The census notes that she was single, lived on West 30 th Street in Manhattan with her parents and two siblings, and worked as a clerk for the Boy Scouts.
On September 8, he was promoted to private first class. Private Aitken shipped out to Europe on August 3, , and was promoted to sergeant on August His last residence was 85 Hudson Avenue in Brooklyn. His body was returned to New York and was interred on April 8, Section 4, lot , grave 2. His birth name was Stulianos Andrikides. His name, spelled Shilianos Andrikides, is on the manifest of the Morro Castle , a mail ship from Havana, Cuba, arriving in New York on February 26, ; he was a seaman on that vessel until his induction into the Army.
The captain of the ocean liner, also named the Morro Castle , which traveled between Havana and New York in the s, is buried at Green-Wood; he died when that ship caught fire and ran aground in Asbury, New Jersey, with many lives lost, on September 8, He shipped out to Europe onboard the Anstephen Castle on August 26, , and was promoted to private first class on October 7, In March , he returned from Nazaire, France, onboard the Alaskan.
He was honorably discharged on April 10, According to his daughter, he was awarded the World War I Victory Medal although he was not wounded in battle. He married in , became a naturalized citizen in , and remarried in and in The census of , which states his name as Stephen Andres, indicates that he was married with five children, lived at Fourteenth Avenue in Brooklyn, was a naturalized citizen, and worked as a chef.
He was interred under the name Steve Andres. His home address was 2 nd Street in Brooklyn. He was subsequently drafted into the Army on May 21, , and assigned as a private to Company K of the 22 nd Infantry until September 13, when he was transferred to Company G, 2 nd Developmental Battalion, from which he received an honorable discharge on November 22, , eleven days after the armistice. Andrews did not serve overseas. His discharge included a According to the census, Andrews was single, lived in Brooklyn with his aging parents, and was employed as a clerk for lawyers.
He was unmarried and was employed as a clerk at that time. Ankelman was inducted into the Army on July 17, , and assigned to Company H of the th Infantry. He was shipped out to France on April 7, During World War I, the th Infantry was assigned to the th Infantry Brigade and became part of the 77th Infantry Division and served with distinction in the following campaigns in France: Ankelman was killed in action on August 27, His last residence was 6 Avenue in Brooklyn.
His remains were returned to the United States in and were interred on June 6, Annable was born in Brooklyn. According to the census, he was employed as a stenographer at a heating company. At that time, he was described as of medium height and build with blue eyes and brown hair and lived at 3 rd Street in Brooklyn. Although he asked for an exemption, he nonetheless entered the United States Army on July 23, He was honorably discharged on September 12, , having served stateside.
He lived at Farragut Road in Brooklyn at that time. His last residence was East 28th Street in Brooklyn. He died at Methodist Hospital in Brooklyn. On December 14, , a year after his death, his family applied for a government-issued upright marble headstone and cited his World War I service at Headquarters.
Archer was born in New York City. According to the census of , he lived on Third Avenue in Manhattan with his parents and siblings and worked as a clerk for a jeweler. The New York State census reports that he was living in Brooklyn with his mother and siblings and working as a bookkeeper. As per his World War I Draft Registration Card, filed on June 5, , Archer lived at 39 Prospect Place in Brooklyn, was single, worked as a clerk and claimed an exemption from the draft because he was supporting his mother.
On that aforementioned form, he described himself as tall and slender with blue eyes and brown hair. Although he asked for an exemption, he was inducted into the Army at Brooklyn on May 21, , and assigned to Company A of the 48 th Infantry until August 6, , when he was promoted to private first class.
He was then detached to the Quartermaster Corps 2 at Newport News, Virginia, until August 28 when he was transferred to the Quartermaster Corps 5 until October 30, , and then returned to the Quartermaster Corps 2 until his discharge on December 14, Archer did not serve overseas. On November 25, , he married Lena H. He last lived at Myrtle Avenue in Brooklyn.
Section C, lot Armstrong was born in Brooklyn. According to his grandson, one of his ancestors was John Armstrong Jr. He mustered out with his battery on November 15, , at New York City, and entered the Reserves on February 26, On July 20, , he returned to the National Guard for service in World War I; his unit was designated as the th Field Artillery on October 1, , and was later part of the 27 th Division. He was promoted to corporal on November 6, , and to sergeant on April 14, On June 30, , he was shipped overseas and served until March 13, ; he was honorably discharged on April 1, The Voter List shows that Armstrong lived at St.
Marks Avenue in Brooklyn. He died in Lakewood, New Jersey. Section 57, lot As per the census of , he was single, living with his parents and siblings on 29 th Street in Brooklyn, able to read and write, and working as a clerk. His muster roll reports that he worked as a correspondent. During the Mexican Campaign, he was promoted to sergeant on September 6, He was honorably discharged on July 17, His World War I Abstract notes that he did not serve overseas or suffer any wounds during his military duty.
Langhorst as a salesman who worked at Hudson Street in Manhattan, was a naturalized citizen, and lived at 33 rd Street in Brooklyn with his wife and child. He also claimed an exemption from the draft and stated that he had served three years in New York State National Guard. On February 27, , Alpha Arnesen applied for a government-issued marble headstone citing his Federal Service. Section 3, lot Corporal, United States Marine Corps. The facility was expanded extensively during the war and re-designated as Marine Barracks, Paris Island.
Arrison was discharged on August 11, The census shows him to be single, able to read and write, and living on Belmont Avenue in Jersey City, New Jersey, with his father and seven other family members. The census shows that he lived in Hudson, New York; the Hudson City Directory of shows Arrison to be married and employed as a salesman. He lived in Hudson at the time of the census.
Four days after his death, Lorraine Arrison applied for a government-issued headstone with a Christian emblem, citing his World War I service. Section 92, lot Plumber and fitter, United States Navy. Bahan was born in New York. He worked as a plumber and fitter for Mine Sweeping Squadron No. Bahan received a citation for efficiency.
He was honorably discharged on April 2, The town of Islip, Long Island, included his name and service record in their archives honoring local veterans who served in World War I. The archive was dedicated to General of Armies John J. When I think of their heroism, their patience under hardship, their unflinching spirit of offensive action, I am filled with emotion which I am unable to express.
Their deeds are immortal and they have earned the eternal gratitude of our country. Seaman 2 nd class, United States Navy. Baker was born in Boston, Massachusetts, and was unmarried. On October 7, , he fell ill and was admitted to the Naval Hospital there; he died of pleurisy on November His last address was 83 rd Street, Brooklyn. Barnaby, who was born in Brooklyn, was listed as single and living with his parents according to the census of Barnaby was sent overseas with the th Infantry a unit that had its roots in the 23 rd Regiment with strong support from the 14 th Regiment on May 10, On September 27, , he was killed in France while his unit was engaged in action along the Hindenburg Line, a German defensive position along their Western Front.
His father was notified of his death. He last lived at 12 Waldorf Court in Brooklyn. After his remains were returned to the United States, Barnaby was re-interred on April Section 5, lot , grave 3. Section 68, lot He was born in Bayville, New Jersey, as per his Military Abstract and the census, though some documents list his birthplace as New York. He lived in New York at the time of the census. Beale enlisted in the United States Army at Fort Slocum, New York, on June 6, , when he was in fact only 16 years old, although the minimum age of enlistment was But his Army paperwork indicates that he was 19 at the time of his enlistment.
He lived at 33 West th Street at that time. The census shows that he was single, lived in the Bronx with his mother, and was employed as a factory laborer. The census shows him to be married, living in a rooming house in New York City, able to read and write, and employed as a taxi driver. On November 11, , Alma Noonan, his sister, applied for a government-issued headstone with Christian emblem, citing his World War I service. Section 69, lot A Bronx native, Bell died in France of pneumonia on July 21, The details of his service are unknown.
After the war, his body was returned to the United States and he was interred on December 23, Bell was a native of New York City. According to the census of , he lived in Manhattan; the census of reports that he was single and lived with his parents on West 18 th Street in Manhattan. He enlisted on April 2, He was shipped overseas on May 9, , where his unit served in France. Bell was appointed first lieutenant on December 8, The th was a regiment of the New York State National Guard that was called into federal service in They went overseas as part of the 27 th Division.
Bell returned to the United States on April 19, , and was discharged on April 28, The census of indicates that he was still living on West 18 th Street with his parents and sister, and worked as an inspector. According to the census of , he had married at age 30, lived at West 18 th Street, was a salesman in the trucking industry, and was a veteran of the World War. He died from heart failure in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
As per his obituary, he was an employee of the Brazilian branch of the Electric Bond and Share Company of New York; the obituary noted that his body would be shipped home. As per the report of the American Consular Service, his embalmed body, as well as his personal effects, were to be shipped to his sister, Ruth Bell, who was an employee of that same company.
Section , lot , grave 3. Unknown rank, United States Army. Belmer was born in New York. As per the census of , he was living in Queens. No other information is known. The census reports that he was married and lived at Fourth Avenue in a rental with his wife and daughter; that census reports that he owned a radio set, was a veteran of the World War and worked as a tax searcher for a real estate company.
Born in Kristiansand, Norway, Bendiksen immigrated to Brooklyn in about Bendiksen shipped out with his unit on April The 77 th Division sustained 10, casualties during its service in France. Bendiksen was wounded on August 16, , for which he was awarded the Purple Heart. On June 6, , he became a naturalized citizen.
In , he applied for a passport to visit his parents in Europe and indicated that he was a naturalized citizen and had served in World War I. The census lists him as married with a son, living in a rented apartment on 78 th Street in Brooklyn, having completed eighth grade, and working as a barge captain.
Section 39, lot Nurse, United States Army. Bennett was shipped overseas to England and France and served at Base Hospital 37 from May 18, through February , and subsequently at Base Hospital until August 3, Bennett was at the Demobilization Station in New York City until August 27, ; her record states that she was a reserve nurse relieved from active duty but not discharged. Her obituary notes that when Bennett returned to the United States, she became assistant director of nurses at St.
The following year, she was appointed to missionary duty in Wu Chang China, at the Church General Hospital; she remained there during the Chinese Revolution of until all foreigners were forced to leave. She then was a missionary nurse at St. In , she returned to China as a nurse at St. After falling ill, Bennett returned to New York in and spent the last year of her life working at St. She died at St. A New York City native, Berbenich had been working as a special deputy sheriff for Kings County when he registered for the draft on June 5, At that time, he was single and described himself as short and slender with blue eyes and brown hair; he then lived at East 9 th Street in Brooklyn.
They formed part of the Saint Mihiel salient, an area projecting into enemy territory surrounded on three sides by German forces. After the armistice on November 11, , the unit moved into Germany on November 17 and stayed until demobilized on May 11, After marrying in , the census of reports that he lived at East 10 th Street in Brooklyn, was employed as a chauffeur in the taxi industry, owned a radio set, and was a World War veteran. Berbenich last lived at East 10 th Street in Brooklyn. He died at the Veterans Hospital in the Bronx.
The cause of his death was nephritis. Berntsen was born in Brooklyn, the son of immigrant parents from Norway. The tall, medium-built young man with blue eyes and brown hair enlisted in the United States Navy on May 24, , and was assigned to the Receiving Barracks, 2 nd Naval District in Newport, Rhode Island, for training as a seaman second class. During World War I, a receiving ship housed newly recruited sailors awaiting assignment.
The air station served as an assembly and repair facility until the end of the war. Berntsen returned to the States on November 11, , the day of the armistice. According to the census, Berntsen was single, worked in the wholesale hardware business, and lived with his parents and five siblings on 6 th Avenue in Brooklyn.
The census shows him to be single, able to read and write, working as a clerk for the Gas Company, and living with his father and five siblings at Senator Street in Brooklyn. The census reports that he was married and living with his wife and two sons in a rented apartment at 62 nd Street in Brooklyn; he was employed in the shipping business and had completed 8 th grade. He last lived at 16th Street in Brooklyn. He died in a subway station; further details are not known. Electrician second class, United States Navy.
A Brooklyn native, the census reports that he was single, living in a boardinghouse on Pearl Street, and working as a bookkeeper for an electrical company. At that time, he described himself as single, tall, slender, with blue eyes and brown hair. As of July 31, , he was on board the USS Wilhelmina , a receiving ship, where he was stationed until November 11, After the armistice, he was on inactive duty within the 3 rd Naval District and received an honorable discharge on March 21, The New York State census reports that he was an electrician, living in the Bronx.
His last address was in Los Angeles, California. His death was attributed to electrocution. Originally from Gloucester, Massachusetts, Blaisdell joined the 14 th New York State National Guard as a second lieutenant on January 15, , rose to first lieutenant on November 11, and resigned on September 16, During a period of unrest between the United States and Mexico, he re-enlisted as a captain at the 14 th Armory on June 27, , and mustered into U. As per his muster roll for the Mexican Punitive Campaign of , an unsuccessful attempt to capture Pancho Villa which was ultimately handled diplomatically, Blaisdell was married and worked as a broker.
He mustered out with his company at Brooklyn on October 11, During World War I, he returned to the 14 th National Guard on July 15, , and was mustered into Federal service with the th Infantry a unit that had its roots in the 23 rd Regiment with strong support from the 14 th Regiment. Blaisdell was killed in action in France on September 29, , along the Hindenburg Line, a German defensive position along their Western Front. Blaisdell, his father, who lived at 45 Hampton Place in Brooklyn, was notified of his death. He last lived at Avenue K in Brooklyn.
His body was returned to the United States and he was re-interred on March 20, Seaman, United States Navy. Blunt was born in East Orange, New Jersey. As per that certificate, he had been discharged from the Navy at Bay Ridge, Brooklyn, on September 6, The Lakeview was a cargo ship that carried mines and other military supplies from Norfolk, Virginia, to Scotland for use on the North Sea Mine Barrage.
During the early s, he was working on ships running from Tampico, Mexico, to New York; his name appears on the manifest of the George W. Barnes which arrived in New York City on September 24, On April 10, , he married Madeline Carter in Brooklyn. The New York State census for reports that he lived in Brooklyn with his wife and was employed as a chief officer. He was single, living in Asbury Park, New Jersey, and was employed as an auto machinist.
Boggs claimed an exemption from the draft because his family depended on him for support. Nonetheless, he entered the Army on July 24, , and was assigned to Company E of the th Infantry, 29 th Division. During 21 days of combat, the 29 th Division suffered 30 percent casualties. According to the census, he was living at Park Place in Bradley Beach, New Jersey, with his wife and two adult children, could read and write, was a World War veteran, and was employed as a machinist in the auto industry.
Shortly after his death, Mary K. Born and raised in Brooklyn, Bothwell attended P. By the time he registered for the draft on June 5, , he was married and was working as a supervisor in the printing business. His Draft Registration Card lists him as tall and of medium build with grey eyes and brown hair. Bothwell was inducted into the army on September 19, , assigned to Company C of the th Machine Gun Battalion, transferred to the Headquarters Detachment on November 2, and was promoted to private first class on November Subsequent promotions were to corporal on December 3, and to sergeant on June 15, Bothwell was commissioned as a second lieutenant in the th Infantry on July 12, He was killed in action on August 14, , in the Bois de Dole, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, an area of much carnage in France throughout the entire war.
His father, Thomas Bothwell, was notified of his death. His last residence was Union Street in Brooklyn. After his remains were returned to the United States, he was re-interred on June 5, Section , lot , grave 2. At that time, he lived at South 13 th Avenue in Mount Vernon and described himself as single, of medium height and build with blue eyes and brown hair. Bothwell fought in all the major U.
- Kit and Cathy: In Search of Leonardo (Horsey and Friends Book 10).
- Massachusetts Monuments | War Memorials | War Memorials Massachusetts.
- Sitting Quietly, Doing Nothing: Meditation as Medication for the Mind.
- CPR For Your Sex Life: How to Breathe Life Into a Dead, Dying or Dull Sex Life.
Champagne, Alsace Lorraine, St. Mihiel, and Chateau Thierry, and was slightly wounded on September 12, As per the census, he lived with his parents in Mount Vernon, New York, and worked as an office clerk. His last residence was South 13 th Avenue, Mount Vernon. Section 17, lot , grave Second lieutenant, United States Coast Guard. The census of lists him as living in Brooklyn with his parents and older brother, Harold see. Roy Bothwell graduated from training at Fort Trumball in and was assigned as a lieutenant to the Rush.
He then was assigned to the Thetis where he spent three years in the North Pacific and the Bering Sea. Although re-assigned in the fall of to the USS Algonquin , he requested that he remain on the Tampa because of his friendship with its captain, Charles Satterlee, a request granted by the Navy.
Bothwell was among the 14 men from Brooklyn and Long Island reported as missing and lost at sea when the Tampa was torpedoed in the English Channel on September 26, ; everyone on board perished. As per his obituary in the Brooklyn Daily Eagle on October 4, , Bothwell was the oldest officer in terms of service on the US Coast Guard Cutter Tampa and had just recently been promoted to senior lieutenant. His elder brother, Harold E. Bothwell see , was a first lieutenant in Company K of the th Infantry, and received his commission while under fire in Lorraine, France.
Roy last lived at Wycoff Street in Brooklyn. In addition, he is memorialized with a tree honoring him and other local World War I heroes on Eastern Parkway in Brooklyn. Subsequently, he was transferred to Headquarters Company of the th. On April 16, , he went overseas with the unit as part of the 77 th Infantry Division under the command of Major General George Duncan.
In June of that year, Bowne was promoted to private first class. The 77 th Infantry was assigned to the II Corps and participated in the second battle of the Somme and the third battle of Albert, mostly serving alongside the New Zealand Division and the Australian Corps. After the armistice in November, they were reassigned to the 3 rd Army before being demobilized on February 1, On July 29, , Bowne returned to the United States and on August 4, , he was honorably discharged.
According to the census, he was single, living in Brooklyn at Decatur Street with his mother, was a World War veteran and was employed as a manager at a steam company. He last lived at Decatur Street. Section 95, lot Born in South Carolina, Boyd moved to New York City and, according to the census, was single and employed as a lawyer.
- Percy & the Promise: Book No. 2 in the Percy Veerance Adventure Series;
- North Somerset World War Two Veteran to receive Legion d’Honneur award;
- Atkinson for England.
- BBC News Navigation.
- With Love Remembered;
- Sign up for weekly e-mails?
He did not see service abroad and was honorably discharged on December 13, He died at the U. Section , lot , grave Fireman third class, United States Navy. A Brooklyn native, he lived at Ocean Avenue when he registered for the draft on June 5, As per his Draft Registration Card, Boyle was described as of medium height, slender build, with brown eyes and brown hair.
He joined the United States Navy and served from April 16, through May 5, , achieving the rank of fireman third class aboard the USS Agamemnon , a troopship that delivered soldiers to the front and later brought troops home to the United States. According to the census, he lived with his mother and two brothers and was employed as a teacher; he lived at Ocean Avenue at the time of the New York State census of He last lived at Ocean Avenue in Brooklyn. Rank unknown, United States Navy.
Boyles was born in Mannington, West Virginia. That document states that he was a college student who had gray eyes, brown hair and was of medium height and build. Boyles enlisted in the United States Navy in September Three months after his enlistment, he was discharged from active duty on December 12, , whereupon he entered the United States Naval Reserve. In , when he resided in Alleghany County, Pennsylvania, he applied for a passport in order to accept a job as a teacher at the American School Foundation in Mexico City; he indicated that his wife would accompany him and that he would visit Mexico and Cuba.
The school that hired Boyle utilized the most up-to-date teaching methods that were then in use in the United States. He registered at the American Consulate in Mexico City in July when he began his teaching position; at that time he reported that he had never before resided outside of the United States. He remained active in the Navy Reserves throughout his life. During World War II, he held the rank of lieutenant commander and was commanding officer of a training unit in the Navy V program designed to supplement the number of officers in the Navy and the Marine Corps.
He was discharged from the Reserves on December 20, He last lived at 17 Park Avenue in Manhattan. A native New Yorker, he was living with his family in Brooklyn on Pacific Street, as per the census. At that time, he was living on Sedgwick Place in Brooklyn and employed as a clerk with Johnson and Higgins, an insurance company. Braun was inducted into the United States Army on December 6, , and, after training, was assigned to Company B of the th Infantry, 77 th Division. It was also the first division made up of draftees to arrive in France.
Braun was promoted to corporal on January 15, , before shipping out to France on April 6, and then was promoted to sergeant on July 23, The 77 th Division saw action at Chateau-Thierry and Meuse-Argonne, sustaining over 10, casualties during its eight months of wartime service in France. Braun returned from France on April 25, , and received his honorable discharge on May 9, , upon demobilization of the 77 th Division. According to the census, he was single, living on Sedgwick Place in Brooklyn with his parents and six siblings, and was employed as a clerk in the insurance industry.
His last residence was Sedgwick Place in Brooklyn. Section D, lot He was employed in building construction in New York City. He was a member of the Sheepshead Bay M. Church and last lived at Ocean Avenue in Brooklyn. He lived at 18 th Street at that time.
List of last surviving World War I veterans
He served there in Company 26 and was promoted to corporal on October Its defenses initially consisted of two six inch pedestal mounted batteries. When the war ended on November 11, , most of the troops stationed there were re-assigned; Brooks was part of a small contingent of soldiers who remained on site as caretakers, until his honorable discharge on March 20, According to the census of , Brooks was married, lived in a rented apartment with his wife and infant daughter at 19 East 21 st Street in Brooklyn, owned a radio set and was a veteran of the World War.
He worked as a trust officer in the banking business. Brooks died in Florida where his last residence was 51 st Street in St. Five months after his death, on September 16, , Florence Brooks, his widow, applied for a government-issued gravestone with no religious marking, citing his World War I service. Section 39, lot , grave Born in Antrim, Pennsylvania, Brostrom was employed as a comptometer key-driven calculator operator by the Buffalo, Rochester, and Pittsburgh Railroad when he registered for the draft on June 5, His Draft Registration Card indicates that he was single, of medium height and build with blue eyes and dark brown hair.
You’re currently on the U.S. Website
At that time, he lived at 49 Vick Park in Rochester. He shipped out to France on August 27, , was re-assigned to the th Company of the Military Police on November 29, and was promoted to private first class on December 3, Brostrom returned home on June 28, , and received an honorable discharge on July 3, According to the census, Brostrom was a lodger in Washington, D.
He still lived at Colonial Road at the time of his death. Chief water tender, United States Navy. Brown was born in Brooklyn. As per his Military Abstract for World War I, he enlisted in the United States Navy aboard a receiving ship in New York City; receiving ships were berthed in the harbor to house newly recruited sailors before they were assigned to a ship. He first served aboard the USS Jenkins from April 6, to November 14, , when he transferred to the USS Jarvis and served aboard that vessel until October 26, , with the rank of water tender.
From October 26 to November 11 , Armistice Day, he served on a receiving ship in Philadelphia as chief water tender. Brown was discharged from the Navy on January 5, His last address was 19 th Street. He succumbed to pneumonia at Kings County Hospital in Brooklyn. Section 48, lot Byrnes was born in Brooklyn. At that time, he was working as an electro-typer, a tradesman who created metal plates used in printing, at a company located at West 24 th Street in Manhattan.
They fought in the Meuse-Argonne Offensive. Taken ill with colitis, Byrnes died on November 7, , a few days before the armistice was signed. His father, William Byrnes, was notified of his death. He was buried in France and was subsequently returned to the United States where he was re-interred on November 6, On September 26, , Mrs.
A New Yorker by birth, Caldwell was single, according to the census, single, living at th Street in Manhattan with his parents and four siblings, and employed as a driver for a linen supply company. His Draft Registration Card, filed on June 5, , shows him to be of medium height and build, with brown eyes and hair, and working as a motor engineer for the Interborough Rapid Transit. He lived at West th Street at that time.
Consisting of mostly New York recruits, the 51 st trained at Camp Wadsworth in South Carolina to provide engineering support for the 4 th Corps, which was headed for service in France. The 51 st arrived at Brest, France on August 8, , and saw action at St.
Caldwell was awarded a Victory medal and received an honorable discharge on June 19, Upon his return to civilian life, the census for shows that he lived with his parents and two adult siblings on St. Nicholas Avenue in Manhattan and was employed as a motorman for an electric railroad. At that time, he was a motorman for the subway system. Section C, lot , grave 1. A native of Brooklyn, the census reports that he was single and living on St. Marks Avenue with his parents and two siblings. As per his obituary, Campbell was a graduate of P. He was a choirboy at St. After the National Guard was federalized and reorganized, Campbell was assigned to the Sanitary Detachment, th Machine Gun Battalion, which was part of the 27 th Division.
On November 18, , a week after the war ended, Campbell succumbed to pneumonia at the Army base hospital at Rouen, France. His last residence was Carroll Street in Brooklyn. His remains were returned home in July 0f , and were re-interred on July According to his obituary in The Brooklyn Eagle , dated July 17, , Campbell was a member of the Apollo Club, which dedicated a tree in his memory in front of its clubhouse on Greene and Carlton Avenues in Brooklyn.
Campbell was born in Brooklyn. Campbell described himself as slender, of medium height with blue eyes and black hair. During World War I, he served as a first lieutenant in the th Infantry which was assigned to the 78 th Division of the American Expeditionary Forces. On November 1, , he was mortally wounded at Grand Pre, France, and died three days later. The census reports that he was single, lived in Manhattan with his parents and siblings and had attended school. He described himself as sound, tall, of slight build with blue eyes and brown hair. He still lived at the Gates Avenue address at the time the Montclair Directory of was printed.
On September 6, , he applied for membership in the Sons of the American Revolution. Card indicated that he was the great-grandson of Captain Amariah Williams of Watertown, Massachusetts, who later lived in Storrs, Connecticut. He died in New York. Born in Flatbush, Brooklyn, Castle was educated through the fourth year of high school.
At the time of his enlistment on December 8, , at Brooklyn Local Board 66, he was married with a three-year-old daughter and lived at Bedford Avenue in Brooklyn.