1LT Paris Townsend Carlisle, IV

1LT Paris Townsend Carlisle, IV

Frederica, Kent County, Delaware, USA
Death 6 Oct 1918 (aged 25)
Nantillois, Departement de la Meuse, Lorraine, France
Burial Romagne-sous-Montfaucon, Departement de la Meuse, Lorraine, France
Plot Plot A Row 6 Grave 7
Memorial ID 55956388 · View Source
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Paris served as a First Lieutenant with the 319th Infantry Regiment, 80th Division, U.S. Army during World War I.

He resided in Milford, Kent County, Delaware prior to the war.

He was shipped overseas out of Norfolk, Virginia to France on the S.S. Zeelandia on May 18, 1918. During World War II the Zeelandia was sunk in air raids on Darwin on February 19, 1942.

Paris was "Killed In Action" near Nantillois, France in the Meuse-Argonne Offensive during the war.

He was awarded the Purple Heart.

He also has a "Cenotaph" in the Odd Fellow's Cemetery, Milford, Delaware.
" Click Here " for that record.

( Bio by: Russ Pickett )

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Milford, Delaware Newspaper extract:

Paris Townsend Carlisle, IV, of Milford, son of Paris and Anna M. Vaules Carlisle, was killed in action in France, near Nantillors, along the Meuse River during the Meuse-Argonne Offensive. October 6, 1918. Carlisle was 25 years of age, and served as a 1st Lt., with the U.S.Army, 319th Infantry Regiment, 60th Infantry Division. He was buried in the Muese-Argonne American Cemetery and Memorial, Romagne-sous-montfucon, lorraine, France. The Meuse-Argonne Offensive, headed by Colonel George Marshall, was one of the final WWI battles on the western front and was fought from September 16 until the November 11th Armistice. The Milford Fire Company was named in honor of Lt. Paris Townsend Carlisle, IV.

( Article found by: PJ Horn )


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  • Added: 5 Aug 2010
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  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for 1LT Paris Townsend Carlisle, IV (14 Sep 1893–6 Oct 1918), Find a Grave Memorial no. 55956388, citing Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery and Memorial, Romagne-sous-Montfaucon, Departement de la Meuse, Lorraine, France ; Maintained by Russ Pickett (contributor 46575736) .