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Ames Jr., Oliver d. July 28, 1918 United States Army Officer. A 2nd Lieutenant in the United States Army during World War I, he served in the 165th United States Infantry Regiment, part of the 42nd Infantry Division. The 42nd or "Rainbow Division" was comprised entirely of National Guard units. The 165th Regiment was formerly known as "The Fighting 69th". Oliver Ames was the 1st Battalion Adjutant under Major "Wild Bill" Donovan. On July 29th, 1918, during the Battle Of The Ourcq River, he was killed by a German sniper who was...[Read More] (Bio by: Frank Russo) Oise-Aisne American Cemetery and Memorial, Fere-en-Tardenois, Departement de l'Aisne, Picardie, France Plot: Plot A Row 03 Grave 07
Kilmer, Joyce (Alfred Joyce) b. December 6, 1886 d. July 30, 1918 Poet. Most remembered for his 1913 poem "Trees", he was educated at Rutgers College and was a graduate of Columbia University in 1908. He had a brief career as a teacher before he moved on to his vocation of journalism. From 1909 to 1912, he worked on the staff of "The Standard Dictionary" (a division of the Funk and Wagnalls Publishing Company) in New York City, and became a special writer for the "New York Times Sunday Magazine." He enjoyed writing poetry, essays, and critical reviews of...[Read More] (Bio by: Kit and Morgan Benson) Cause of death: Killed in action by sniper during WWI Oise-Aisne American Cemetery and Memorial, Fere-en-Tardenois, Departement de l'Aisne, Picardie, France Plot: Plot B, Row 9, Grave 15
Slovik, Pvt. Eddie (Edward Donald) [original burial site] b. February 18, 1920 d. January 31, 1945 World War II United States Army Soldier. He was the last United States Solider to be executed for desertion, and the only soldier to be executed for this crime during World War II. He was a member of Company G, 109th Infantry Regiment, 28th Infantry Division, and had deserted them in late October 1944, right after he had joined the division as a replacement from the United States. The division had just finished leaving the Battle of the Hurtengen Forest, where it had taken heavy casualties...[Read More] Oise-Aisne American Cemetery and Memorial, Fere-en-Tardenois, Departement de l'Aisne, Picardie, France Plot: Plot E, Row 3, Grave 65