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US 40 & 8
A Virtual Cemetery created by: JB BERRY
Description: he Forty and Eight is an organization of veterans of the United States armed forces. Its official name is "La Société des Quarante Hommes et Huit Chevaux," which is French, and translates as "The Society of Forty Men and Eight Horses." The title "40&8" comes from the box cars that were used to transport troops to the front in France. Each car had the emblem 40/8 stenciled on the sides, which meant that it could carry 40 men or 8 horses. These cars were known as forty-and-eights. They were seen by the troops as a miserable way to travel, and the new organization was thus called the 40&8 in an attempt to make some light of the common misery they had all shared.
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Noble, Ray 130173851
b. Mar. 10, 1941 d. May 21, 2014
Rose-Neath Cemetery
Bossier City
Bossier Parish
Louisiana, USA
White, Sgt Edwin Eugene "Ed" 61805562
b. May 20, 1933 d. Oct. 18, 2010
Northwest Louisiana Veter...
Caddo Parish
Louisiana, USA
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Otis Smith
1880 - 1957


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