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HARDWAY, MEDDIE (Colored) - Private
Son of William Hardway; born January 18, 1890, Gracey,
Ky. Living in New Albany, Ind., where he entered service
August 23, 1918. Sent to Camp Dodge, Iowa; assigned to 69th
Company, 18th Provisional Training Battalion, 163rd Depot
Brigade. Transferred to Company E, 809th Pioneer Infantry.
Went overseas September 23, 1918. Died of influenza October
5, 1918. (Place of death and burial unknown).
Gold Star Honor Roll, A Record of the Indiana Men and Women who died in the service of the United States and the Allied Nations in the World War 1914-1918, published by the Indiana Historical Commission, 1921