Miracle, Andrew J. (P1, C3, L10)
Private Andrew J. “Andy” Miracle, 23, of Colman, Bell County, Kentucky, died 29 September 1918 of lobar pneumonia while overseas on federal active duty during World War I.
Miracle joined Kentucky National Guard’s Company H, 2nd Kentucky Infantry in June 1915 and was discharged for a disability in August 1916.
He deployed with his unit to the Mexican border during the punitive expedition, June 1916 to February 1917.
He was inducted into active federal service again in May 1918 and was assigned to the 28th Company, 7th Training Battalion, 159th Depot Brigade at Camp Taylor until June 1918. Transferred to Company A, 114th Engineers until his death. Miracle arrived overseas 22 August 1918. At the time of his 1915 enlistment he reported his civilian occupation as farmer. He is buried in the Turner Cemetery #03 in Bell County