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Transcribed biography of Leo W. Friday

Son of Henry J. and Fredericka Friday; born August 22, 1891, Chesterton, Porter County, Ind. Electrician. Living in Rock Island, Ill. when he was called into service June 27, 1918. Sent to Camp Grant, Ill. Embarked for overseas September 8, 1918; assigned to Headquarters Company, 343rd Infantry. Stricken with pneumonia he was removed to a hospital near Bordeaux, where he died October 5, 1918. Buried in American Soldiers' Cemetery, near Bordeaux.

Source: Oliver, John Williams. 1921. 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: 1914-198. Indianapolis, Indiana: Indiana Historical Commission. 750 p.
Page(s) in Source: 510

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