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Downs, Ralph R.

DOWNS, GOULD

Posted By: Von Mings Stachon (email)
Date: 5/22/2007 at 12:09:42

DOWNS, Ralph R.
(Died in France)

Born March 15, 1894, in Montour, Iowa.

Son of William A. and Lavina Gould Downs.

Entered service July 25, 1918.

Entered Camp Gordon, Camp Merritt; first entered 4th Inf. Repl. Reg., Co. C.

In France Sep 12, 1918; member of Co. L, 316th Inf. Reg., 79th Div., which was commended for bravery and endurance in the final offensive east of Meuse and north of Verdun.

Died Dec 10, 1918 from typhoid fever, at Base Hospital No. 4, France.

Veteran data included here was generusly provided by the American Legion Kubik-Finch Post #142, Traer, IA; compiled and published by the Tama News (date unknown).


 

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