|Birth: ||Jun., 1893|
|Death: ||Nov. 4, 1918, France|
Private John Philip Strain, the son of William Frank and Eliza J. Strain; born June 25, 1893, Indianapolis, Ind. Paper hanger. Enlisted in Company M, 3rd Infantry, Ohio National Guard, April 16, 1917, Hamilton, Ohio. Sent to Eden Park, Cincinnati, Ohio; assigned to Company M, 166th Infantry, 42nd (Rainbow) Division. Overseas October 26, 1917. Assigned to Company L, 146th Infantry, 41st Division. Died of pneumonia November 4, 1918. Buried in American Cemetery, Soully, Meuse, France.
Indiana World War Records: 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, 1914-1918, Marion County, Page 423.
6-2012, I requested a photo of his gravestone and received the reply: "this grave you requested is not in the Meuse Argonne cemetery but in the Aisne Marne."
I discovered his remains were brought home by his parents and interred at Memorial Park Cemetery in Indianapolis, IN.
William Franklin Strain (1864 - 1931)
Elizabeth Jane Wood Strain (1868 - 1957)
Arthur Clarence Strain (1891 - 1979)**
John Philip Strain (1893 - 1918)
Martha Estella Strain Hoggatt (1896 - 1948)**
Raymond Franklin Strain (1900 - 1977)*
Memorial Park Cemetery
Plot: Section 6, lot #274 with parents
Created by: LSP
Record added: Apr 05, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 88107045
Added: Jul. 4, 2013
Added: Apr. 5, 2012