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Miller, Elmer A. (P1, C3, L9)

miller elmer headstone-Private Elmer A. Miller, 24, of Lancaster, Garrard County, Kentucky, died on 30 October 1918 of cerebral spinal meningitis while on Active Duty during World War I at Camp Taylor near Louisville while serving with the 159th Depot Brigade. Miller was inducted into federal service in Stanford on 26 August 1918.

Before World War I he served with the Kentucky National Guard’s Company D of the 1st Battalion of the 2nd Kentucky Infantry Regiment and deployed with them to the Mexican border during the Punitive Expedition.

He was a native of Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, and is buried in section A of the Buffalo Springs Cemetery in Stanford, Lincoln County.

Miller’s headstone lists his unit as 2nd Co D. B. No 1 which is believed to be the 2nd Company, 1st Development Battalion, 159th Depot Brigade, Camp Taylor, KY.

 

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