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Crabtree, Clarence Don
CRABTREE, CLARENCE DON - Private
Son of Lowell B. and Emma Crabtree; born June 3, 1896,
Indianapolis, Ind. Rancher. Enlisted in U.S. Regular Army
February, 1916, Jefferson Barracks, Mo. Served on Mexican
Border. Transferred to Ft. Jay, N. Y. Embarked September
1, 1917; assigned to Company M, 16th Infantry, 1st Division.
Died of wounds July 14, 1918, received in action near Cantigny.
Buried in American Cemetery, Chateaurou-Indre, France.
Awarded Croix de Guerre with palms, (posthumously).
Gold Star Honor Roll, A Record of the Indiana Men and Women who died in the service of the United States and the Allied Nations in the World War 1914-1918, published by the Indiana Historical Commission, 1921