|Birth: ||May 31, 1888, USA|
|Death: ||Dec. 24, 1918, France|
Company B 114 Soldier's Body Returned: The remains of John Alexander brought back from overseas. The body of John Trimble Alexander of Gallatin, who died overseas while in the services of his country, arrived here Wednesday from New York. Young Alexander contracted pneumonia while waiting at a port in England to return to the United States after the Armistice was signed and died December 24th. He was a member of Company B, 114th Machine Gun Battalion, and had been in France about 9 months. He was in the thickest of the fighting and helped to break the Hindenburg line. He left a splendid record as a brave soldier. The deceased was a son of Mrs Mary E Alexander of Gallatin and left for the training camp with the first draft in the fall of 1917. He was a young man of genial nature and numbered his friends by the score. Funeral services were conducted from the afternoon train on Wednesday. Burial was in the Gallatin Cemetery.MG BN 30th Division A.E.F. LeMans France.
Gallatin City Cemetery
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REPOSE EN PAIX!|
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Thank you for helping my Great-grandparents' and grandparents to stay free...|
So sad you didn't make it back home alive.
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