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Pvt Edwin B. Allgood
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Birth: Apr. 16, 1915
Jasper County
Missouri, USA
Death: Sep. 12, 1944

Edwin B. Allgood, County Miner, Is Killed in Action

Following his recovery form wounds received during his first combat action against the Nazis in Italy on June 23, Pvt. Edwin B. Allgood was killed on a battlefield in France on Sept. 12, according to a recent telegram from the War department to his mother, Mrs. Faye Allgood of Douthat. Before entering the service, the Ottawa county doughboy was employed by the Eagle-Picher Mining and Smelting company. Completing his basic training at Camp Fannin, Tex., Private Allgood sailed with an infantry regiment for a battle zone in Italy. Soon after the Normandy invasion he was sent into action with his outfit against the Germans during the recent campaign in France where he lost his life. Surviving besides his mother are three brothers in service, Capt. John L. Allgood, stationed at Taunton, Mass., First Lieut. Tom L. Allgood, with the U. S. Army somewhere in Italy, and S 1-c Gene W. Allgood, presently assigned to a naval base at Boston, Mass.; two other brothers, Marion and Jerry Allgood of the home, and three sisters, Mrs. Gail Keener, 328 G. street northeast, Miami, Mrs. Theda Starling, Springfield, Mo., and Mrs. Geneva Chambers, West Helena, Ark. (Miami Daily News-Record, Miami, OK, Friday, October 6, 1944, p. 1, Col. 6)


Funeral services for Pvt Edwin B. Allgood, who was killed at the age of 29 years in the battle for the Anzio beachhead in Italy on Sept. 12, 1944, will be conducted at the Baptist church in Douthat at 2 p.m. Wednesday, the Rev. D. L. Cook of Miami will officiate. Pallbearers will be Bob Abernathy, Clyde Hawk, Paul Maudlin, Noah Chambers, Dyer Qualls and Allen Wright. Military services will be held at the grave in G.A.R. cemetery. The son of Mrs. Faye Allgood of 119 North Walnut street in Commerce, the deceased soldier was employed by the Eagle-Picher Mining and Smelting company before he entered service. The body will lie in state at the Goodson-Durnil Funeral home in Miami until the funeral hour. (Miami Daily News-Record, Miami, OK, Monday, May 31, 1948, p. 2, Col. 4) 
Grand Army of the Republic Cemetery
Ottawa County
Oklahoma, USA
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Pvt Edwin B. Allgood
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