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Corp James R. Buxton
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Birth: Nov. 20, 1890
Illinois, USA
Death: Oct. 8, 1918
Verdun, France

BUXTON, James R., 27 (08 October 1918)
-- Photo
-- Mother, P. SCHWARTZ
-- 5 brothers and sisters
-- Wife, Mrs. Genova Allyn BUXTON, 559 North 13th Street
-- Born 30 Nov 1890 (other sources list Nov 20)
-- Died when German shell struck mess tent, other East St. Louisans in tent (see Richard HOWELL), died near Argonne Forest, near Verdun
-- CORPORAL, Battery F, 124th Field Artillery, Battery F
-- Enlisted originally in 3rd Army (now 124th Field Artillery) on 11 Sept 1917
-- Trained at Camp Logan, Texas, sailed to France 26 May 1918
Note: Memorial only not a gravesite
Soldiers' Memorial
East Saint Louis
St. Clair County
Illinois, USA
Created by: Chris Mills
Record added: Oct 04, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 59623873

Thank you for your service, Corporal Buxton
- Chris Mills
 Added: Nov. 11, 2011

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