Charlie enlisted for service in WWI at Lima, OH. He was a member of Company M One Hundred and Forty-Fifth U. S. Infantry.
He died in January 1918 at Camp Sheridan, Montgomery, AL. In 1918 an outbreak of Spanish Flu developed at the Camp and spread throughout Montgomery. Reports of deaths exceeded 2,000 at Camp Sheridan, and 12,000 in Montgomery. There are many unmarked graves, and many of the soldiers are buried at Oakwood Cemetery.
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Memorial # 152159431