|Birth: ||Jun. 12, 1895|
|Death: ||Aug. 10, 1918|
Departement de la Somme
From: "THE 131ST U.S. INFANTRY (FIRST INFANTRY ILLINOIS NATIONAL GUARD) IN THE WORLD WAR; NARRATIVE—OPERATIONS—STATISTICS" By COLONEL JOSEPH B. SANBORN
p. 359: Wargula, 1388621, Pvt. Peter, Co. M. Information given by Hugh W. Short, Cpl. Pvt. Wargula while on a patrol on the night of Aug. 10, 1918, to learn the positions of enemy forces, was struck by an enemy shell and instantly killed. This occurred at about 12 o'clock at night.
p. 181: In the meantime, the first and second platoons moved to the right and took up a support position in rear of Gressaire Wood. From this position a small patrol led by Lawrence Westerman, proceeded to the right on the night of August 10th, for the purpose of reconnoitering a new position to be taken up by the company, and the route by which it could be most readily readied. Entering the woods, they were subjected to severe shelling. Private Wargula was instantly killed and Lieutenant Westerman seriously injured.
p 712: CHAPTER XXXII - ROSTERS OF COMPANY M - ROSTER OF SOLDIERS WHO ARRIVED IN FRANCE WITH 131ST INFANTRY, MAY 30, 1918. ASSIGNED TO COMPANY M.
#1388621 Wargula, Peter Pvt. 1cl. K 8-10-18
U.S., World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918
Name: Peter Wargula
Birthplace: Wisconsin,United States of America
Birth Date: 12 Jun 1895
Occupation: Barber, employed Chicago, IL.
Researched by Laura J. Stewart.
Somme American Cemetery and Memorial
Departement de l'Aisne
Maintained by: Laura J. Stewart
Originally Created by: CWGC/ABMC
Record added: Aug 06, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 56100109
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WWI 131st Infantry - Company M|
Laura J. Stewart
Added: May. 5, 2011
Your sacrifice will never be forgotten. May you rest in eternal peace.|
Added: Oct. 2, 2006