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WWI DECEASED AFRICAN AMERICAN VETERAN'S

Contributed by Laverne Tornow,September 1, 2010

SOURCE: Assorted Cemetery Transcriptions, Coleman-Ferguson FuneralHome Records, Garnett Funeral Home Records, Assorted Obituaries, WWI Induction Cards and Assorted Obituaries WWI DD-214's, and Personal knowledge of some of the deceased Veteran's Family Members.

Broward County

Name Rank and Unit Birth-Death Cemetery Locaton
Bethel, Robert Pvt., WWI, Co. C 301st Stevedore Regt. 1901-1938 Woodlawn Colored Cemetery Ft. Lauderdale, Fl.
Blair,Thomas Pvt. WWI, Co. D 346th Labor Bn. 1895-1938 Woodlawn Colored Cemetery Ft. Lauderdale, Fl.
Brooks, Acie Pvt. WWI, Co. C 304th Stev. Regt 1887-1937 Dania Colored Cemetery Dania, Fla.
Chambers, Nimrod Pvt. WWI, U.S.A. 1888-1932 Dania Colored Cemetery Dania, Fla.
Dickey, Ezekiel Pvt. WWI, Co. C. 301st Stevedore Regt. 1883-1920 Woodlawn Colored Cemetery Ft. Lauderdale, Fl
Gaddy, Joseph Pvt. WW1, Rec. Gp, Camp Johnston 1895-1829 Woodlawn Colored Cemetery Ft. Lauderdale, Fl.
Gordon, Walter Pvt. WWI, Co 11, 161st Dep. Brigade ---- - 1925 Woodlawn Colored Cemetery Ft. Lauderdale Fl
Green, Alexander PFC, 1WWI, Co. B. 428th Serv. Bn. 1898-1928 Dania Colored Cemetery Dania, Fl
Guinn, James WWI, USA 1893-1931 Deerfield Beach Colored Cemetery Deerfield Beach, Fl
Hill, Mitchell Pvt. WWI, Co. C. 443rd Res. Lab Bn. 1881-1933 Woodlawn Colored Cemetery Ft. Lauderdale, Fl
Hunt, James Pvt. WWI, Co. C., 427th Res. Lab. Bn. ---- - 1941 Dania Colored Cemetery Dania, Fl
Jenkins, Joseph Pvt. WWI, Co. D 427th Res. Lab. Bn 1890-1939, Hallandale Cemetery Hallandale, Fla.
Jiggits, Melford Pvt. WWI, FA. Arty, Rep I. Depot 898-1828 Dania Colored Cemetery Dania, Fl
Johnson, Nathan Pvt. WWI, 44th Co. 11th Tng. Bn 1896-1932 Dania Colored Cemetery Dania, Fla.
Joseph, Josephus Pvt. WWI, Co. C 427th Labor Bn. 1893-1823 Pompano Colored Cemetery Pompano, Fla.
King, Willie B. Pvt. I, 157th Dept Brigade 1898-1932 Pompano Colored Cemetery Pompano, Fl
Mackey, William Tabert Mess Att. 1st Cl. WW1. USS 1885-1925 Pompano Colored Cemetery Pompano, Fl
Malone, Morgan Pvt. WW1, Company B. 315th Labor Bn 1897-1838 Pompano Colored Cemetery Pompano, Fl
Paines Frank PFl INES. Pvt. I, Co. B. 519th Engr. 1894-1918 Blountstown Colored Cemetery Blountstown, Fl.
Peeples, Angus Pvt. WWI, 534th Engr. 1888-1938 Woodlawn Colored Cemetery Ft. Lauderdale, Fl.
Richardson, Melvin Pvt. WWI 153rd Depot Brigade 1887-1938 Memorial Colored Cemetery Ft. Lauderdale, Fl.
Ruth, Sam Pvt. I, Co. D. 321st Service Battalion 1897-1932 Dania Colored Cemetery Dania, Fl
Seay, Lawyer Pvt. I., Co. C. 327th Labor Bn. QMC 1881-1836 Deerfield Beach New Colored Cemetery Deerfield Beach, Fl
Shepherd, Claude Pvt. WWI, 9th Co 164th Depot Brigade 1903-1933 Woodlawn Colored Cemetery Ft. Lauderdale, Fl.
Simmons, Josh Pvt. WWI, 157th Depot Brigade 1880-1939 Woodlawn Colored Cemetery, Ft. Lauderdale, Fl.
Stafford, John Pvt. WWI, QMC 1885-1937 Deerfield Beach New Colored Cemetery Deerfield Beach, Fl
Watson, Peter Pvt,. WWI , Co. E 301st Stevedore Regt. ? - 1937 Woodlawn Colored Cemetery Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.

Citrus County

Name Rank and Unit Birth-Death Cemetery Locaton
Bivins, Lewis PVT US Army WW1 1896 - 1988 Pine Hill Cemetery(Black) Inverness, FL
Dobson, George W PVT 421 Res Labor Bn QMC 1890 - 1965 Pine Hill Cemetery (Black) Inverness, FL
McNeil, C. K. US Navy WW1 ? - ? Frazier Cemetery Floral City, FL
Proctor, Richard PVT US Army WW1 1892 - 1964 Pine Hill Cemetery (Black) Inverness, FL
Roberson, Joseph PVT Co B 327 Labor Bn QME 1889 - 1970 Pine Hill Cemetery (Black) Inverness, FL
Wynn, Willie PFC 550 PFC BN Engr Corps 1900 - 1950 Hernando Black Cemetery Hernando, FL

DeSoto County

Name Rank and Unit Birth-Death Cemetery Locaton
Argo, V. Pvt. WW1 Co. K., 807th Pioneer Infantry 1882- 1918 Oakridge Cemetery Arcadia, Fl
Butler, Otis PFC, WWI, Co, D., 443red Service Bn. 1887-1931 Oakridge Cemetery Arcadia, Fl
LaSane Prince WWI, USA 1898 - 1938 Oakridge Cemetery Arcadia, Fl

Dixie County

Name Rank and Unit Birth-Death Cemetery Locaton
Richardson, Havent WWI, USA ? - 1933 Shamrock Colored Cemetery Shamrock, Fl

Flagler County

Name Rank and Unit Birth-Death Cemetery Locaton
Brown, Frank Pvt. WW1 15th Engr. Corps 1893 - 1939 St. Joe Colored Cemetery St. Joe, Fl

Hernando County

Name Rank and Unit Birth-Death Cemetery Locaton
Byrd, Gus Pvt, 57th Co 13th Trng Bn, DEP Brig 1886- 1918 Unknown(died in Svc) Hernando Co., FL
McDaniel, Ariton Pvt, 26th Co,7th Bn, DEP Brig 1897 - 1918 Unknown (died in Svc) Hernando Co., FL
Huggins, Johnnie B. Pvt Co C 550 Engrs Svc Bn 1890 - 1969 Spring Hill Cemetery Brooksville, FL
Lang Pierce H. Pvt Co F 6 1887 - 1955 Lang Cemetery Brooksville, FL,
Mills, Shepard Rev. Pvt, CMC Camp J.E. Johnston FL 1896 -1967 Brooksville Cemetery Brooksville, FL
Mobley, Harry PVT CO 8427 LABOR BN OMC 1895 - 1962 Spring Hill Cemetery Brooksville, FL
Mobley, Josh Sr. PFC, 51st Co 13th bn 151 DEP Brig 1895 - 1965 Spring Hill Cemetery Brooksville, FL
Petteway, Will Pvt Co A, 546 Engrs 1891-1918 Unknown (died in Svc) Hernando Co., FL
Waiters, Samuel W. PVT, QMC 1897 - 1980 Brooksville, Cemetery Brooksville, FL
Williams, Isaac PVT,Co C445 Res Labor Bn 1892 - 1956 Brooksville, Cemetery Brooksville, FL

 

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