HILL, HARLEY E. - Meigs County, Ohio | HARLEY E. HILL - Ohio Gravestone Photos

Harley E. HILL

Danville - Salem Twp. Cemetery
Meigs County,

1897 - 1918
[Gar. Batry E 52 CAG]
A son of Upton and Mary Grover Hill

Gallia Times
Jun 23, 1921
Soldier Hero Buried
Funeral services were held at Danville, Sunday at 2 p.m. for Private Harley E. Hill, whose body arrived here Saturday, having been shipped from overseas, where he died a victim of flu, while engaged in service for his country. The body had been interred in France for the past two years, having been disinterred from row 8, cemetery 36, France.
He was a son of Upton and Mary Grover Hill, and was born and spent the earliest part of his life at Vinton, his later years being spent with his mother in Wellston, from where he enlisted in Battery E, 52nd C.A.C. (Coast Artillery Corps serving his country faithfully until stricken with the flu, which followed by pneumonia caused his death. The body arrived here Saturday noon, accompanied by escort, Melvin L. Smith, M. T.C., of the Columbus Barracks. It was held at the Butler funeral parlor until Sunday morning when attended by a large number of friends it was takem to the Danville church where a beautiful military funeral was held, services being conducted by Rev. Lockwood. The pall bearers were made up of our late war veterans, (his comrades) as follows: Archie Amos, walter Oiler, Homer McGheen, Ray Quickie, George and Chester Coy and two others whose names we were unable to learn.
Besides many relatives he leaves father, mother and one sister, Mrs. Mary Cottrill of near Danville, who are deeply grieved over the loss of son and brother, but yet feel glad that his body now rests in our own free land.
Transcribed by: Maxine Mashall

Contributed on 3/5/07 by Schumaker4
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