2nd Lt Edward J. Veasey,Jr
Record NO: (717)
Rank / Rate
2nd Lt
War of Service
WWI
Date of birth
May 7, 1889
Place of birth / home town
Lima
Family Members
High School
Enlistment Date
Branch
Army
Service Number
Unit / Ship / duty Station
42nd Division, 168th Infantry Regiment
Date of Casuality
Jul 15, 1918
Cause of Death or Status
KIA
Place of Incident
France
Place of Burial or Memorial
Plot A Row 7 Grave 28, Aisne-Marne American Cemetery, Belleau, France
Awards
★ Purple Heart, ★ WWI Victory Medal
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Edward J Veasey Jr was born and raised in Lima, Ohio. He spent seven years as a civil engineer in Allen county and entered Kent College of Law in Chicago, Illinois and graduated in 1915. He gave up his work at a law firm to enter the service as an officer. He was mortally wounded on July 15, 1918 during the Second Battle of the Marne and died the next day at the evacuation hospital.