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Abel, Edward A.
ABEL, EDWARD A. Private
Son of Frank and Caroline Abel; born February 16, 1892,
Hobart, Lake County, Ind. Carpenter. Enlisted in Indiana
National Guard, Company F, 1st Infantry (Company F, 151st
Infantry) Gary, Ind., May 21, 1916. Served on Mexican
border; re-enlisted in June, 1917. Sent to Camp Shelby, Miss.;
assigned to Machine Gun Company, 39th Infantry. Overseas
in October, 1918. Died of pneumonia November 24, 1918 in
hospital, Toul, France.
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