Sunday, October 14, 2018
PVT Austin Thompson
Austin enlisted 27 Jul 1917. In 1918 he was assigned to L Company 116th Infantry. He traveled with the regiment from Camp McClellan, Alabama to Hoboken, New Jersey and departed there on 15 Jun 1918 aboard the USS Finland for France. Arriving there on 28 Jun 1918, he then participated in trench warfare training. The unit was assigned to a quiet sector. PVT Thompson was wounded and died of his wound(s) on 14 Oct 1918.
PVT Austin is buried in Mountain View Cemetery in Lovingston, Virginia.