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Lieut Graham D Luhn
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NOTE: Gave the ultimate sacrifice to ensure our freedom.--++++-(1)...BROTHER OF F. R. LUHN KILLED ON OCTOBER 17.-++.-Mr. and Mrs. F. R. Luhn received word Tuesday night that Mr. Luhn's brother, First Lieutenant Graham Luhn of Co. D, 141st nfantry, 36th Division, was killed in action in France on October 17. Lieut. Luhn leaves a widow and his parents live at Taylor, Texas. Mrs. F. R. Luhn will leave for Taylor Wednesday night.....Mr. Luhn has five brothers in service, one in Russia, two in France, and one in the Navy, and one at Camp Pike, Ark.....A few days before his death Lieut. Luhn had been notified that he had been recommended for a captain's commission.-----Source: The Abilene Daily Reporter, Abilene, Texas, Wednesday, November 6, 1918; Pg. 1, Column 7.->>>>>>>>..(2)....GRAHAM DANIEL LUHN.++.-First Lieutenant Infantry, Taylor, Texas.-.++.-Born May 25, 1890, at Brenham, Texas. Recieved his early schooling in the Brenham and Houston, Texas, public schools. Attended A. and M. from September, 1908, to June, 1911. Commissioned Second Lieutenant Infantry, in the Texas National Guard, in May, 1916. Promoted to First Lieutenant while on the Mexican border with his regiment in August 1917. Later his regiment was sent to Camp Bowie, Fort Worth, Texas, for training and became the 141st Infantry. Sailed for France July 20, 1918. Killed by an enemy snipers bullet October 8, 1918, while leading his men in an advance near St. Etienne. Posthumously awarded Croix de Guerre. Parents: Mr. and Mrs. R. E. Luhn, Taylor, Texas.-----Source: Gold Book, Agricultural and Mechanical College of Texas: A Tribute to Her Loyal Sons Who Paid the Supreme Sacrifice in the World War, Vol. IV, No. 4, College Station, Texas, by N. W. McGinnis, August, 1919; Pg. 26.->>>>>.- (3)...The American Legion was a more encompassing organization dedicated to all U. S. war veterans and was formed in Paris, in 1919 on the heels of World War I. The Taylor Post of the American Legion was named after Graham D. Luhn, a Taylor service man who served as lieutenant in the 36th Lone Star division in World War I, perishing in the Meuse-Argonne Offensive, France.----Source: 1935 Time Capsule, Part 5, City of Taylor, Texas Book, Pg. 99; opened on Saturday, October 25, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. in Heritage Square, Taylor, Texas.->>>>>>>.-(4)...Graham D. Luhn md. Edith Higgins, 8 Nov. 1916, Bexar Co. TX.
- Anonymous
 Added: Oct. 18, 2015
 
A World War I Army First Lieutenant who was killed in action in France.
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