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Roberts, Roy L. (P1R, C1, L11)

Roberts headstonePrivate Roy L. Roberts, 24, of Paint Lick, Garrard County died after a short illness with lobar pneumonia on 11 December 1917 while serving on federal active duty with his unit at Camp Shelby, Mississippi – Company G, 149th Infantry.

Roberts is buried in the Old Paint Lick Cemetery, Paint Lick, Garrard County

Roberts enlisted with Company G of the 2nd Kentucky Infantry Regiment in Irvine on 31 May 1917. His World War One service card listed his place of birth as Emersville, TN and his father as S. Andrews Roberts also of Paint Lick.


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