|Death: ||Sep. 29, 1918|
LA FORGE, WILLIAM PETERS,
apprentice seaman, United States Navy.
Enlisted: Chicago, Ill., July 5, 1918.
Died: U. S. S. Salem, September 29, 1918.
Cause: Lost from motor boat
while returning from liberty.
Next of kin: Father, Gustave La Forge,
1845 Cuyler Avenue, Chicago, Ill. ___________________________________________
OFFICERS AND ENLISTED MEN OF THE UNITED STATES NAVY WHO LOST THEIR LIVES DURING THE WORLD WAR, FROM APRIL 6, 1917 TO NOVEMBER 11, 1918. WASHINGTON GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE 1920 Pg 441
Key West Cemetery
Plot: The U.S. Navy Plot, which was dedicated on December 11, 1898, contains as its centerpiece a bronze sailor in a Spanish-American War uniform. The monument, paid for by citizens of Key West in memory of sailors killed in Havana, was unveiled on March 15, 1900.
Created by: Thomas A Hawkins
Record added: Mar 16, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 25304727