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PVT Floyd Robert Auslander

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PVT Floyd Robert Auslander

Birth
Decker, Sanilac County, Michigan, USA
Death 2 Apr 1919 (aged 32)
Archangel, Arkhangelsk Oblast, Russia
Burial Cass City, Tuscola County, Michigan, USA
Memorial ID 65339445 View Source
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PTE. FLOYD R. AUSLANDER
DECKER
Was born in Evergreen Township, January 31, 1887, son of Frank and Annie (Agar) Auslander, and attended the District school. His occupation was farming and threshing. He has one brother and one sister; Newton and Mrs. John (Cecile V) Kennedy. He is a Selective Service man and went to Camp Custer May 27, 1918. He later sailed with 85th Division 339th infantry (Polar Bears) to Archangel, Russia where he was killed in action April 2, 1919. He was a member of the 339th Infantry Co. H.

Final tribute was paid Sunday
afternoon to Floyd R. Auslander,
American soldier, killed in action
in Northern Russia on April 2,
1919. Funeral services were held
at the home of his parents, Mr. and
Mrs. Frank (Annie) Auslander,
in Evergreen township, conducted by Rev.
G. D. Clink of Cass City and Rev.
Evart Finker of Brown City. Interment
was made in Elkland cemetery.
The funeral cortege was met east
of Cass City by a military procession.
Sandusky Post No. 2945.
Veterans of Foreign Wars, led by
a band, attended in a body. Commander
Fred B. Fitch of the Sandusky
V. F. W., had charge of the
service at the cemetery. The funeral
services were attended by a
very large number of people.
The body of Mr. Auslander was
recovered by an expedition sent by
the U. S. government to Russia to
locate the bodies of American soldiers
buried there and was brought
to the home of his parents on Monday,
November 5, 1934.

http://newspapers.rawson.lib.mi.us/chronicle/ccc1934%20%28E%29/issues/11-16-1934_1.pdf

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IN MEMORY OF
FLOYD R.
CO H, 339TH INF.
KILLED IN ACTION
IN RUSSIA
APR 2, 1919
BORN
JAN 31, 1887
AGE 32YRS, 2 MOS, 2 DYS


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