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