Melvin Ray Mark

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NameMelvin Ray Mark
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Highest RankSeaman 2nd Class
Service BranchNaval Reserve
War/ActionWorld War I
Date of Birth7/22/1895
Place of BirthTonganoxie, Kansas, U.S.
Colorado Home TownSeibert
Date of Death10/21/1918
Place of DeathMare Island, California, U.S.
Place of BurialMaple Grove Cemetery, Tonganoxie, Kansas, U.S.
CircumstancesDied Non-Battle (Influenza)
BiographySon of Fred and Mina Mark. Nephew of George Russell of Seibert and Alva White of Kansas. Mother died and was buried on his 6th birthday, and then moved with father to Bates County, Missouri where father died when he was 11. Afterward lived with aunt and uncle Mr. and Mrs. George Russeell in Seibert. Enlisted in Denver on July 1, 1918. Died aboard receiving ship. Had sister, 2 half-brothers, 4 uncles, 3 aunts and grandmother.
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