Clay Co., KS AHGP--WW Dead Page 6

Clay County Veterans of the World War
"Our Heroic Dead"
Page 6

FAY ELZA WALKER. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Bedford Walker, Green, Kans. Born Sept. 15, 1891. Enlisted Feb. 6, 1918 at Kansas City in the U. S. Marine Corps and transferred the following day to Paris Island, S. C. He was sent to Washington, D. C., April 25, 1918 where he did special guard duty on the Army and Navy buildings. October 28, 1918 he sailed for France with Co. B. 5th Machine Gun Brigade. He died November 8, 1918, two days before reaching France. Was shipped back to the United States and funeral service was held Dec. 1, 1918. Fay was a member of the I. O. O. F. and M. W. A. lodges of Green, Kans.

LAWRENCE F. YOUNG. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Young of Clifton, Kans. Born August 24, 1895. He enlisted July 15, 1917, in the Kansas National Guard and assigned to Co. G. 139th Inf. 35th Division and served with this organization until his death which occured after his Division had reached New York, in route for France. Lawrence contracted pneumonia before arriving at New York and upon their arrival there was taken immediately to the Base Hospital where he received the best of care. He passed away April 19, 1918 and has returned to Clifton where he was interned, April 23. 1918. Lawrence was a member of the Methodist Church, the Knights of Pythias of Miltonvale and the Modern Woodman of Clifton, Kans.

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LAWRENCE PETER YOUNG. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Peter Young of Morganville, Kans. Entered service July 1, 1918. Later assigned to the 39th Division and went to France with that Division. Shortly after arriving in France, Lawrence contracted pneumonia and died at the Base Hospital, September 14, 1918. He was buried in the St. Eloi Cemetery, near La Rachelle, France.