|Birth: ||Feb. 20, 1890|
|Death: ||Nov. 21, 1955|
Private, 804th Pioneer Regiment, 88th Division. Son of Harrison and Gertie Allcon; born February 20, 1890 at Galesburg. Entered the service at Galesburg, August 1, 1918; to Camp Dodge; to Camp Upton; transferred to 368th Infantry, 92nd Division, November 30, 1918; sailed for overseas September 15, 1918; in Base Hospital 88, sixteen days; landed at Camp Upton, February 11, 1919; to Camp Meade; thence to Camp Grant, and discharged March 7, 1919; in the service 7 months, 7 days.
Claude Allcon, 65, of 390 S Henderson St, died unexpectedly from a heart attack Monday around 3PM after he was stricken ill in his home.
He was removed in the police ambulance to St Mary's Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
Funeral services will be held Friday at 1PM in the Allen Chapel AME Church, with the Rev EG Davis, pastor, officiating. Burial will be in East Linwood Cemetery.
Friends may call Wednesday evening at the Fletcher & McDougald Funeral Home. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Thursday evening.
Mr Allcon, who was employed as a brickmason, was born February 20, 1890, in Galesburg and was reared and educated here. He was also employed for a period of time by Luke's in Galesburg.
A veteran of World War I, Mr Allcon was a member of Sam Skinner Post, American Legion, and William L Darrow Lodge of Masons.
Survivors are his mother, Mrs Gertrude Allcon; three sisters, Miss Marie Allcon, Mrs Verna Humphries and Mrs Irene Irvin, and a brother, Harper Allcon, all of Galesburg.
Galesburg Register-Mail: November 22, 1955
Gertrude Allcon (____ - 1958)
East Linwood Cemetery
Created by: Talbot Fisher
Record added: Jun 26, 2011
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