Gold Star Honor Roll: A Record of Indiana Men and Women who Died in the Service of the United States and the Allied Nations in the World War. 1914-1918, Volume 6 (Google eBook)

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John Williams Oliver
Indiana Historical Commission., 1921 - Indiana - 750 pages
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This is not a review but an addition. Charles Edgar Garrison is buried in East Hill cemetery in Rushville Indiana.

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Page 16 - They accepted the hard and strenuous life; they crossed the ocean at great peril; they took their places on the front by our side and they have fallen facing the foe in a hard and desperate hand-to-hand fight. Honor to them! Their families, friends and fellow-citizens will be proud when they learn of their deaths.
Page 16 - ... we and our allies firmly cling to in the common task, confirming the will of the people and the army of the United States to fight with us to a finish, ready to sacrifice as long as is necessary until final victory for the most noble of causes, that of the liberty of nations, the weak as well as the mighty.
Page 16 - Here lie the first soldiers of the United States Republic to fall on the soil of France for Justice and Liberty.' The passer-by will stop and uncover his head. The travelers of France, of the allied countries, of America, the men of heart who will come to visit our...
Page 16 - The passer-by will stop and uncover his head. The travelers of France, of the allied countries, of America, the men of heart who will come to visit our battlefield of Lorraine, will go out of their way to come here to bring to these graves the tribute of their respect and of their gratefulness. " Corporal Gresham, Private Enright, Private Hay : In the name of France, I thank you. God receive your souls. Farewell!
Page 16 - We will, therefore, ask that the mortal remains of these young men be left here...
Page 16 - Men! These graves, the first to be dug in our national soil and only a short distance from the enemy, are as a mark of the mighty land we and our allies firmly cling to in the common task, confirming the will of the people and the army of the United States to fight with us to a finish, ready to sacrifice as long as is necessary until final victory for the most...
Page 15 - In the name of the th division, In the name of the French Army, and In the name of France I bid farewell to Private Enright, Private Gresham, and Private Hay of the American Army. Of their own free will they had left a prosperous and happy country to come over here. They knew war was continuing in Europe ; they knew that the forces fighting for honor, love of justice, and civilization were still checked...
Page 318 - Shelby, Miss.; assigned to Company B, 139th Machine Gun Battalion; later to Headquarters Company, 148th Machine Gun Battalion. Overseas in June, 1918. Drowned July 3, 1918. Body returned to US in October, 1920, and buried in Greenwood Cemetery, Lagrange, Ind. "Here a cross and there a mound. Thus they sleep, Silent sleep. Sheltered by the kindly ground. Vigil keep! For they have not died in vain. In the groves of Compiegne Still their spirits fight again And glory reap. Traveler, plait a laurel wreath...
Page 580 - ARE NOT DEAD In Flanders still the poppies grow Among the crosses, bending low On fragile stems, their cups of red Like censers swinging o'er the dead That fell short days ago. Ye are not dead ! If it were so We that abide could never go So blithely marching by your bed In Flanders
Page 12 - Names of the parents, date and place of deceased's birth, his occupation, the date and place where he entered service, camps where trained, a brief statement of his service record, the date and place of his death, and the place of burial.

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