Private, 125th Infantry, 32nd Division, World War I
As Researched by Stephen D. Bowling
Son of William and Cordelia (Hays) Linden
Born– on January 29, 1895, on Frozen Creek in Breathitt County, Kentucky
1900 Breathitt County, Kentucky Federal Census Frozen Precinct, house #67-72 John C. B. Taulbee 47 Cordy Taulbee 37 David Taulbee 10 Linda B. Taulbee 8 Peggy Taulbee 6 Cirtis W. Taulbee 5 (Mistakenly listed as Taulbee) Albert Taulbee 4 Dewey Taulbee 1 Seldon Taulbee 3 months
1910 Breathitt County, Kentucky Federal Census Taulbee Precinct, house #56-60 John C. B. Taulbee 47 Cordelia Taulbee 37 David Taulbee 19 Peggy Taulbee 16 Albert Taulbee 14 Dewey Taulbee 12 Seldon Taulbee 10 Rosana Taulbee 7 Lerman Taulbee 5 Willard Taulbee 3 Myrtie Taulbee 1 year 8 months Curtis Lindon 15 Stepson
Married on September 24, 1917, to Sophia E. Taulbee (1898-1963) at Taulbee, Frozen Creek Breathitt County, Kentucky by William Lee Taulbee. She was the daughter of Samuel Elsberry, Jr. and Susan E. (Hays) Taulbee.
Military Service Company A, 125th Infantry, 32nd Division, World War I Service #- 2014030 Deployed- left Newport News, Virginia on August 16, 1918 at 9:00 p.m. onboard the Duce Abruzzi bound for Europe, as soldier #73 Highest Rank- Private
Passenger List for USS Duce Abruzzi Left Newport News, Virginia for Europe aboard the USS Duce Abruzzi on August 16, 1918.
Died– killed in action on July 20, 1918, at Verdun-sur-Meuse, France
Newspaper The Jackson Times Friday, December 20, 1918 page 3
Newspaper The Big Sandy News Friday, December 20, 1918 page 5
Newspaper The Lexington Leader Monday, December 16, 1918 page 3
Breathitt County Casualty List from History of Breathitt County During World War I 1917-1919 By Mrs. John B. Conley Kentucky War Council
Buried- Grave #3, Romagne-Sous-Montfaucon, Meuse, France but moved on June 7, 1919, to Grave #119 at the Argonne American Cemetery in Romagne-Sous-Montfaucon, Meuse, France.
Removed- on June 28, 1921, and shipped on the Wheaton to Hoboken, New Jersey, arriving September 17, 1921. Shipped to Jackson, Breathitt County, Kentucky for reburial.
Buried– in the Field Branch Cemetery, Frozen Creek, Breathitt County, Kentucky
Military Stone Aplication date- May 6, 1940 by daughter, Dovie Bach Approved- May 21, 1940 Ordered- June 17, 1940 from Tate, Georgia Shipped- July 12, 1940
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