John Adam Simpson



Calhoun Literary Society; YMCA; Agricultural Society; Clean Sleeve Club

Chester, SC

Parents: John Millen and Rachel Elizabeth Dunbar Simpson

Army, Private

4th Battery, Field Artillery, September Replacement Draft, American Expeditionary Force

Jan 23, 1893

Sep 30, 1918

Killed in Action in the sinking of the Ticonderoga, 1700 miles off the East Coast. Attacked by a German U-boat that fired 40 shots at the transport.

Memorial marker at Suresnes American Cemetery

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