|Birth: ||Mar. 17, 1892|
|Death: ||Dec. 28, 1917|
A Putnam County soldier boy has been claimed a victim of pneumonia at Camp Wheeler, near Macon. Up until this week, though most every county in the State had contributed to the death list, Putnam County had fortunately escaped, but on last Friday Edward Abraham, a popular young man of Johnson, who enlisted in the army a few months ago, and who had been ill with measles and then pneumonia, entered upon his final sleep.
The body was prepared for shipment and was sent Saturday to the family home in the Johnson section for burial.
Edward Abraham was among the first of the Putnam county boys to be selected for army service. He was sent to Camp Jackson, Columbia, S.C. and later to Camp Wheeler, Macon, where he became a popular member of Co. E, 106th Reg. Eng., being held in high esteem by his comrades in arms. Last month he came home to spend a day's furlough with his relatives at Johnson. Little did they realize that upon his return he would so soon be stricken and claimed by death.
The heartfelt sympathy of the entire county is extended the sorrowing relatives in their time of bereavement. (Times-Herald Obituary dtd Friday, 4 Jan 1918.)
(Obituary donated by Mack Wills Find a grave Contributor)
Maintained by: Jerome Ridaught
Originally Created by: John Walker Taylor
Record added: Jan 26, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 47141918