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Cannon, Ellis P.
CANNON, ELLIS P. - Mechanic
Son of Peter and Martha A. Cannon: born March 16, 1882,
Vincennes, Ind. Plumber. Enlisted in 127th Company,
Coast Artillery Corps in 1909. Served on the Mexican Border.
Re-enlisted March 6, 1914, Texas City.; assigned to Company
A, 23rd Infantry. Sent to Syracuse, N.Y.; assigned to Company
A, 49th Infantry. Later sent to Camp Merritt, N.J. Died
of pneumonia February 4. 1918, Ft. Hamilton, N.Y. Buried in
Green Lawn Cemetery, Vincennes, Ind.
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