A memorial to those who served in the 116th Infantry Regiment, "The Stonewall Brigade"
Monday, October 8, 2018
PVT Albert Leo Ratell
PVT Albert Leo Ratell was born 16 Oct 1888 in Merritt, Michigan the 3rd of 4 children of Frank and Chornance (Laberdie) Ratell. In 1909 he married Minnie Lavigne. The couple divorced in 1913.
After entering the Army, Albert was assigned to F Company 116th Infantry. He was transported with his unit aboard the Finland which departed Hoboken, New Jersey on 15 Jun 1918. PVT Ratell was killed in action on 8 Oct 1918.