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Transcribed biography of Rhen Hilkert

Son of Isaac and Olive Hilkert; born February 1, 1890, Porter County, Ind. Moved to Laporte County in 1904, and settled on farm near Westville. Entered service March 28, 1918, Laporte, Ind. Sent to Camp Taylor, Ky.; assigned to 10th Company, 3rd Battalion, 159th Depot Brigade. Embarked for overseas May 7, 1918; assigned to Company C, 112th Infantry, 28th Division. Killed in action August 9, 1918, Fismes. Buried in American Cemetery, Fismes, Marne, France.

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: 344

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