May Berry

May Berry

Birth
Dunreith, Henry County, Indiana, USA
Death 30 Dec 1917 (aged 28–29)
Brest, Departement du Finistère, Bretagne, France
Burial Frankton, Madison County, Indiana, USA
Memorial ID 8088520 · View Source
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May Berry was a Madison County native and Red Cross nurse, who was the first American woman to die on foreign soil in the line of duty for her country in 1917. She is buried in the Frankton Cemetery and it was in her honor the Frankton American Legion May Berry Post 469 was established.


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  • Created by: Al Weatherburn
  • Added: 15 Nov 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8088520
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for May Berry (27 ??? 1888–30 Dec 1917), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8088520, citing French Cemetery, Frankton, Madison County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Al Weatherburn (contributor 33369723) .