Gaffrey Memorial


Edward Charles Gaffrey
Son of Julia GAFFREY (TRASS); born February 25, 1896, Peru, Ind. Employee of Lake Erie and Western Railroad. Entered service March 29, 1918, Peru, Ind. Sent to Camp Taylor, Ky. Overseas in April 1918. Transferred to Company B, 112th Infantry, 28th Division. Fought in the Aisne-Marne Offensive. Kiled in action near Epieds, Aisne, July 25, 1918. Buried Commune of Verdelot, Seine-et-Marne. First soldier from Miami County to fall on field of action.

Military Registration

Read Edward Charles Gaffrey's Obituary

Last letter from Pvt. Gaffrey and some history.

Final Rites.



Gaffrey Tombstone
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