Saturday, November 24, 2018

PVT Daniel Burch Guion

PVT Daniel Burch Guion was born 20 Jan 1888 in Benton, Mississippi the 2nd of 4 children born to William Beylan and Ada (Bullock) Guion.  The family farmed but William died in 1900 or 1901.  Daniel's mother re-married and was again widowed.

When Daniel entered the Army he was assigned to F Company 116th Infantry.  He departed for France aboard the Finland on 15 Jun 1918 with his unit.  PVT Guion was wounded and as late as 26 Dec 1918 was being reported in hometown papers as "lightly wounded" but he died on 24 Nov 1918.

PVT Guion was returned to the U.S. in 1920 and re-interred in Hicks Cemetery in Yazoo County, Mississippi.

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