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Street, Frank H. (P1R, C1, L12)

frank street headstonePrivate Frank Henry Street, 26, of Paducah, McCracken County died of pneumonia on 16 December 1917 at the base hospital at Camp Shelby while on federal active duty with his unit – Company C, 149th Infantry.

Street enlisted in Paducah with Company E of the 3rd Kentucky Infantry Regiment on 10 July 1917. While on active duty, he was transferred to Company A of the 149th Infantry and eventually to Company C where he was serving when he perished.

Street was born 9 December 1891 in Hardin County, Tennessee. Prior to his enlistment he was working as a plumber in civilian life.

Street is buried in the Oak Grove Cemetery in Paducah in the old addition, section 44, lot 15.

    The Courier-Journal, Dec 14, 1917 P 2
    Hattiesburg, Miss., Dec. 13 – Six soldiers have died at the Base Hospital at Camp Shelby since Monday night from Pneumonia, it was announced today. They were privates John C. Hollie, Company E, 113th Engineers of Indiana; John Huff, Company A, 150th Infantry, Tridett, Ky.; Elliott L. Craig, a member of the military police, Hazel, Ky; Samuel D. Riley, Battery A 139th Field Artillery Greensburg, Ind; Ben Thompson, Company A, 149the Infantry, London, Ky., and Frank Street, Company C, 149th Infantry, Madisonville, Ky.


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