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Donald E. Porter


Posted By: Jeanie Belding (email)
Date: 12/28/2018 at 17:17:12

Donald Porter (transcriber note: also believe the death year in the article is in error and should be 1918, instead of 1919 since the armistice was signed in 1918.)

Source: Adams County Union-Republican, Wednesday, August 10, 1921, pg. 2

War Heroes Buried.

On Friday evening, August 5th, the bodies of two soldier boys, Corporal Keck and Corporal Donald E. Porter, members of Company C, of Creston, who were killed in battle on the fields of France, July 3, 1919, were received by their families in Creston. A double funeral was held Sunday afternoon at 2:30, in McKinley park, Creston, in the presence of a large concourse of friends and relatives of both families, and the bodies were laid to rest in Graceland cemetery with full military honors. Donald E. Porter was the eldest son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles E. Porter, of Creston. A large number of relatives were present at the funeral of the young man. Those attending from Corning and vicinity were: Mr. and Mrs. J.F. Frazier, grandparents of Donald Porter; A.W. Frazier and family, J.B. Montgomery and family; Francis Lamboley and family, Mr. and Mrs. Earl Lowery, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Bixler, Mr. and Mrs. Ilo Hinton, all of whom are uncles, and aunts and cousins of the deceased soldier.


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