|Birth: ||Oct. 12, 1897|
|Death: ||Oct. 9, 1918, France|
World War I soldier.
Son of William E. and Minnie D. Peterson; Student. Enlisted in Company H, Indiana National Guard, April 5, 1916, Warsaw, Ind. Entered service with the 150th Field Artillery, 42nd (Rainbow) Division. Overseas in October, 1917. Participated in battles of Lorraine, Champagne, Marne, St. Mihiel, and Montfaucon. Killed in action October 9, 1918, near Montfaucon, France. Buried near Montfaucon. The American Legion Post in Warsaw, Indiana, is named in his honor.
Information found in the book, "Gold Star Honor Roll 1914 - 1918: Indiana."
Body lost or destroyed
Specifically: John Peterson was buried near Montfaucon, France.
Created by: Eric Lowman
Record added: Jul 18, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 39575171
Thank you for your service and sacrifice in the 1st World War.|
Added: Jul. 18, 2009