|Death: ||Sep. 30, 1918, France|
SOLDIER'S BODY EN ROUTE
Dead War Hero Will Be Buried by Parents and Friends
The body of Chester J. Seely, Portland boy who died overseas September 30, 1918, is due to arrive in this city for burial tomorrow, according to word received by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. W.W. Seely, 146 West Liberty street .
Seely was a private, first-class, in the 305th infantry. He enlisted at Portland , July 6, 1918, and was sent to Camp Lewis and from there to France . He was at the front only a short time when he was wounded and died three days later at Red Cross hospital No. 110, St. Illers, Marne , France . The dead solider is survived by his parents and one sister, Mrs. Zella Agnes Simpson of Portland . He was 23 years of age.
Funeral services will be held at Finley's chapel. The time will be announced later.
Published in the Oregonian, Page 10, August 10, 1921
William W Seely (1870 - 1947)
Mary Seely (1876 - 1962)
305 Infantry AEF
Note: Died In France.
Lincoln Memorial Park
Plot: Hillside Section.
Created by: Walter Myers
Record added: Jun 27, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 8999573
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