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Birth: Feb. 22, 1895
Mount Sterling
Madison County
Ohio, USA
Death: Nov. 2, 1918
Ypres (Ieper)
West Flanders (West-Vlaanderen), Belgium

Name: George R. Porter
Age: 23
Race: White
Birth Date: 22 Feb 1895
Birth Location: MT Sterling, Ohio, USA

Enlistment Date: 23 Jul 1918
Enlistment Location: Circleville, Pickaway Co
Enlistment State: Ohio
Enlistment Division: National Army

Comments: 24 Co, 6 Training Battalion, 158 Depot Brigade to 10 Aug 1918; Co E, 333 Infantry to 7 Oct 1918; Co E 363 Infantry to 22 Oct 1918; Co C 348 Machine Gun Battalion to death. Promoted Private First Class 1 Oct 1918. Ypres-Lys. American Expeditionary Forces 1 Sept 1918

Information from scanned Ohio state documents found on Ancestry.com
 
 
Note: Private First Class, 348th Machine Gun Battalion, 91st Infantry Division, U.S. Army. Entered the service from Ohio.
 
Burial:
Flanders Field American Cemetery and Memorial
Waregem
Arrondissement Kortrijk
West Flanders (West-Vlaanderen), Belgium
Plot: Plot D, Row 1, Grave 11.
 
Maintained by: RD Hall
Originally Created by: CWGC/ABMC
Record added: Aug 05, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 55963849
PFC George Rufus Porter
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PFC George Rufus Porter
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 Added: Dec. 30, 2011
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 Added: Aug. 27, 2009
 
 
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