|Death: ||Nov. 28, 1920|
Per his WWI Draft Registration card dated 5 June 1917, Hoke Smith CADUE was a Potawatomi Indian of medium height and build, black hair, black eyes. Did not know his birth month or day, only the year, 1894. He was an unmarried farm hand working for Bob Butts in Fairfax, Oklahoma. No dependents or next of kin given. He served in Company A, KS 353rd Infantry Regiment, American Expeditionary Forces (AEF).
Add'l information from Judy McAsey Arnold (#47137206):
The Holton Recorder, Holton KS, December 9, 1920:
"Potawatomie Mission - We were sorry to hear of the death of Hoke Smith Cadue, which occurred at Shawnee, Okla., about two days ago. Typhoid fever was the cause. Hoke served with the A. E. F. and, along with other Indian soldiers, acquitted himself creditably. His body was brought here and interred in the Hoyt Catholic cemetery."
The Holton Signal, Holton KS, December 2, 1920:
"Mayetta News - The remains of John H. S. Cadue …. The deceased went from here to Oklahoma about four months ago where he was taken sick and had been in hospital there the past 3 months previous to his death. He was about 26 years of age …."
Saint Joseph's Catholic Cemetery
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