4July1918
Pvt. Philip Danforth Peterson, Co.D, 28th Infantry Regiment

Philip Peterson was born at Rivergrove, Illinois on May 4th 1900. He was a professional soldier. He enlisted, age 15, on August 6th 1915.

After being stationed for much of his wartime service at Fort Benjamin Harrison, he was posted to the American Expeditionary Force in France in early 1918.

He was seriously wounded in action at the end of June.

He died of wounds in the American Hospital at Angers (base hospital no. 27) on 4th July 1918.

At the time, buried in the hospital cemetery.

Pvt Peterson's remains were repatriated to the USA post-war.

4 July 1918 died of wounds

 

 

Research by David O'Mara

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