Pvt National Army, H Co., 38th Infantry, 3rd Division. Enlisted Sept 1917 in Shawnee Co.
Commemorated in the Honor Roll Casualty List Jan 16, 1918.
Born 26 May 1892, Rossville, Shawnee Co., KS. Son of Rose Lea (NEAVES) & (the late) Eventus S. DOUD, Rossville, Shawnee Co., KS.
Killed in action 10 Oct 1918 during the line of advance between Bantheville, Romagne and Sommerance in the Meuse Argonne Offensive. When the 38th Infantry attacked it found itself held up by fire from the front and both flanks. The battalion was unable to advance during the day, although it sent patrols to the front and flanks. These advanced elements succeeded in gaining positions in the trenches on the western portion of ridge 255, but were ordered to retire after dark to their original positions in Tranchée de la Mamelle.
Originally buried in French soil, remains returned to the US and re-interred in the Rossville Cemetery, Shawnee Co., KS Section 1, Lot 3 on 02 Aug 1921.
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