Ernest A Crites Memorial Page

March 29, 1890 - October 27, 1918



Ernest A Crites



A letter home -
20 August 1918

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            Son of Joseph and Emma Crites (Speck); born March 29, 1890, Augusta, Wis. Living in Peru, Ind., when he enlisted in U.S. Regular Army December 13, 1917. Sent to Ft. Thomas, Ky.; assigned to Company F, 30th Engineers, 1st Gas Regiment. Embarked for overseas June 30, 1918; participated in battles of St. Mihiel, and Meuse Argonne. Died of pneumonia October 27, 1918. (Ernest Crites is buried in Aisne-Marne American Cemetery near Chateau Thierry France.).

Ernest A Crites Military Registration


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Ernest A Crites Certificate from Aisne-Marne Amercan Cemetery







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