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Pvt Shadrack Abraham “Shade” Carlton

Pvt Shadrack Abraham “Shade” Carlton

Birth
Houston County, Texas, USA
Death 1 Aug 1918 (aged 23)
France
Burial Crockett, Houston County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 44858660 · View Source
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Shadrack Carlton was the son of Martha Ella Renfro Carlton and J. M. "Matt" Carlton.

TEXAS PVT 47 INF 4 DIV.

He was killed in action in France during World War I. This photo hangs in The Houston County Museum, Crockett, Texas.

When Shade Carlton was buried a Old Shady Grove Cemetery, the tale is still told by neighbors in the surrounding community, Butch Hallmark and Neva Stinson, remember their parents telling you could hear taps being played as it echoed through the countryside.

Shade's father was a deacon and an ordained minister in the Missionary Baptist Church of Arbor, which was first named Rhodes Chappell as listed in Rev. Carlton's ordination papers dated October 17, 1915.


Gravesite Details Killed in France in World War One

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  • Maintained by: Carol Hoch was Johnson
  • Originally Created by: Norman Satterwhite
  • Added: 27 Nov 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 44858660
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Pvt Shadrack Abraham “Shade” Carlton (23 Dec 1894–1 Aug 1918), Find A Grave Memorial no. 44858660, citing Old Shady Grove Cemetery, Crockett, Houston County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Carol Hoch was Johnson (contributor 47059088) .