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Francis Xavier Elder
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Birth: Jun. 30, 1893
Emmitsburg
Frederick County
Maryland, USA
Death: Oct. 11, 1918, France

Francis X Elder was the son of James Basil Elder and Sarah B. Hess. As a young man he enlisted in the Army for World War l and was the first serviceman from Emmitsburg killed in action in France at Meuse-Argonne. The American Legion honored him by naming the Legion Post 121, The Francis X. Elder Post.  
 
Burial:
New Saint Josephs Cemetery
Emmitsburg
Frederick County
Maryland, USA
Plot: Rear of church near left corner
 
Created by: James Edward Houck
Record added: Aug 29, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 5724285
Francis Xavier Elder
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Francis Xavier Elder
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Francis Xavier Elder
Added by: James Edward Houck
 
 
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- Ed Elder
 Added: Jul. 16, 2011
Eternal rest grant unto him, O Lord, and let perpetual light shine upon him. May he rest in peace. Amen. Requiescat in pace. Amen.
- Gabriel
 Added: Sep. 27, 2010
Thank you for your sacrifice for our country in the "Great War".
- Gabriel
 Added: Sep. 27, 2010
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