Tuesday, October 23, 2018

PVT Paul Ashton Cofer

PVT Paul Ashton Cofer was born in March 1893, likely in Sussex County, Virginia to James Oliver and Virginia May (Bowden) Cofer.  His father farmed and operated a lumber mill.

PVT Cofer was assigned to B Company 116th Infantry when he was killed in action on 23 Oct 1918.  He rests forever in Oakwood Cemetery in Richmond, Virginia.

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