Posted By:Terry Kaye
Subject:Re: Gartley, McKinley Info Help Request
Post Date:August 14, 2011 at 05:23:44
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Ah...thanks for that info. The county list of WWI deaths I mentioned was printed in 1930 and listed McKinley under the town of Byron, so the Charles you mentioned may be a significant clue--perhaps for some reason Charles was misidentified in the article as "McKinley." I'll track this further to see if Charles's abscess was war-related. Also, I've found several cases on honor roll lists of young veterans who died shortly after the war and were included on such lists even though they hadn't died of directly war-related causes. I appreciate your help.