Pvt, K Co., 353rd Infantry, 89th Division. Enlisted April 1918 at Burlington, Coffey Co., KS.
Commemorated in the Honor Roll Casualty List Oct 15, 1918.
Born 28 Aug 1887 Mirabile, Caldwell Co., MO. Son of Zachary Taylor & (the late) Mary E. (LANKFORD) GRANT, Burlington, Coffey Co., KS.
Killed in action at about 0500 hrs on 12 Sep 1918 by intense enemy machine gun fire at the 'Jump-off Line' on the road between Flirey and Limey in the first wave, on the first day, of the St Mihiel Offensive.
Originally buried on the battlefield 1/2 mile north of Limey (Grave 8A), later re-interred and buried at St. Mihiel American Cemetery, Thiaucourt, France Plot B, Row 3, Grave 23.