Henry Alexander Coleman


Shelton, South Carolina

Parents: Henry Calhoun and Anna Glen Owens Coleman

Army, Private First Class

Company C, 306th Field Signal Battalion, 81st Division, American Expeditionary Forces

Jan 2, 1890

Oct 20, 1918

In the early stages of an illness, he was located in a dugout where he held the position as switch board manager.  Eventually died of pneumonia in an evacuation hospital near Baccarat, France.

Meuse-Argonne American Military Cemetery, Thiaucort, France. Memorial marker at Antioch Cemetery, Fairfield County, SC


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“I have wished so often that I had been given such a happy disposition and the faculty of being optimistic like Hal under the most trying ordeals.”

-Anonymous acquaintance to Coleman near St. Die

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