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Alton, Forrest A.
ALTON, FORREST A. - Private
Son of John and Ida M. Alton; born July 6, 1895, Monroe
City, Knox County, Ind. Student. Entered service September
20, 1917, Vincennes, Ind. Sent to Camp Taylor, Ky. Trans-
ferred to Camp Shelby, Miss. Overseas June 11, 1918; assigned
to Company E, 28th Infantry, 1st Division. Killed in action
Meuse-Argonne Offensive, October 4, 1918. Buried in Argonne
American Cemetery, Romagne, Grave 156, Section 57, Plot 3.
Cited for gallantry in action.
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