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 Earl David French

Earl David French

Birth
Killeen, Bell County, Texas, USA
Death 16 Dec 1919 (aged 26)
Floydada, Floyd County, Texas, USA
Burial Floydada, Floyd County, Texas, USA
Plot North, Section 4, Row 3, WWI, Space 37
Memorial ID 101028649 · View Source
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The following information
furnished by: Anthony Burk

Earl was my grandfather's brother.

Earl's nephew, Raymond, Jr., (1917-1917) is in space 37 next to him.

The following is the correct information:
Earl David French
Birth: 25 Apr 1893
Killeen, Bell Co., TX
Death: 16 Dec 1919
Floydada, Floyd Co., TX

Family links:
Parents:
Guy Dingess French (1851-1920)
Catherine Jemima Simms French (1860-1945)
Siblings:
James Simms French (1883-1969)
Annie Myrtle French (1885-1891)
William Arthur French (1887-1890)
Guy Marvin French (1890-1976)
Raymond Greer French (1895-1968)
Chester Wheeler French (1898-1969)

Anthony Burk's notes on Earl David French:
MILITARY: Earl enlisted in the United States Army October 25, 1917, at the
age of 24 1/2 years. He was in Company A, 354th Infantry, 89th Division. In
August, 1918, while fighting in France, he suffered severe injury to his lungs
from gas sent over by the Germans. He was hospitalized at once and never
returned to the front lines. He received his discharge February 8, 1919, and
returned to Floydada, Texas, to be with his parents. The term of his Army
service was 1 year, 3 months and 13 days. See "Our Folks," by James Simms
French, p. 18.

!OCCUPATION: After returning from military service Earl secured employment
with a mercantile firm. See "Our Folks," p. 18.

!DEATH-BURIAL: Late in November, 1919, he contracted pneumonia. He died
December 16, 1919, and was buried in Floydada Cemetery. See "Our Folks,"
p. 18.
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Family Links with Memorials:
Siblings:
William Arthur French (1887 – 1890)

Guy Marvin French (1890 – 1976)

Raymond G. French (1895 – 1968)
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  • Created by: CJ Payne
  • Added: 20 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 101028649
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Earl David French (25 Apr 1893–16 Dec 1919), Find A Grave Memorial no. 101028649, citing Floydada Cemetery, Floydada, Floyd County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by CJ Payne (contributor 47175448) .