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Marshall County in the World War  1917-1918





They Made the

Supreme Sacrifice

Albion, Iowa

LIEUT. EARL L. WALL, Albion, adopted son of Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Wall, Marshalltown; aged 24; enlisted, Chicago, Aug., 1917; stationed Ft. Sam Houston, Tex.; overseas early summer of 1918; Lieut., Co. K, 132d Inf.; wounded in action in arm and hip; died of wounds, Oct. 24, 1918; posthumously cited for exceptional bravery in action in leading his men against strong machine gun nests in the Boise Maulamont, Oct. 8, 1918.
CORP. FLOYD GRIGGS, died of wounds. Corporal, U.S. Army, 139th Infantry Regiment, 35th Division; Entered the Service from: Iowa; Died: October 7, 1918
Buried at: Plot E Row 2 Grave 2 Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery, Romagne, France




~ Transcribed, scanned and submitted by Polly Eckles