Pennsylvania

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There are 24 burials in Pennsylvania.

Private Alfred Anderson died on 28 December 1919 and is buried in Oakland Cemetery, Philadelphia.

Private Cyril Henry Edward Cox and Private George Edward Dillow were English-born cousins who grew up together in Mckeesport. They enlisted together in August 1918 and both died of pneumonia during the influenza pandemic, Cox on 14 October and Dillow on 15 October 1918. Both men are buried in Richland Cemetery, Dravosburg. Their Commonwealth War Graves Commission records are here: Cox and Dillow.

Private Michael John Dugan served briefly with the 176th (Niagara Rangers) Battalion in St. Catharines, Ontario, where he died of nephritis on 16 June 1916. He is buried in Saint Elizabeth’s Cemetery, Corry. His Commonwealth War Graves Commission record is here.

Sapper Walter Ebel died on 31 March 1919 and is buried in Northwood Cemetery, Philadelphia.

Private Grant Edward Freye fell ill with appendicitis and died of complications of the disease at Exhibition Camp in Toronto on 11 April 1917, 11 weeks after enlisting. He is buried in Watsontown Cemetery, Watsontown. His Commonwealth War Graves Commission record is here.

Private James Francis Gildernew died on 19 May 1919 and is buried in Watsontown Cemetery, Watsontown.

Private Charles Joseph Kelly died on 12 October 1918 and is buried in Cathedral Cemetery Holy Sepulchre, West Philadelphia.

Private Alexander MacDonald died on 29 January 1920 and is buried in Oak Hill Cemetery, Bradford.

Serjeant Malcolm MacFarlane, The Royal Scots (The Royal Regiment), served with the British and Canadian Recruiting Mission in Philadelphia from July 1917. He died of pneumonia during the influenza pandemic on 1 October 1918 and is buried in Mount Moriah Cemetery, Philadelphia. His Commonwealth War Graves Commission record is here.

Private Ernest Thomas McVicker served for only 11 days from his attestation before he died of pneumonia in Toronto on 24 May 1918; he was buried in Calvary Cemetery, Pittsburgh. His Commonwealth War Graves Commission record is here.

Cadet Clifford Norman Murray, Royal Flying Corps, died in an aircraft crash near Field No. 2, Camp Taliaferro, Texas on 14 February 1918; he is buried in Monongahela Cemetery, Braddock. His Commonwealth War Graves Commission record is here.

Sapper Abner Hansell Old died on 22 February 1920 and is buried in Ivy Hill Protestant Cemetery, Philadelphia.

Private James Leo Patton died on 29 October 1918 and is buried in Saint Denis Cemetery, Havertown.

Private Stanley Daniel Robinson enlisted aged 17 in 1916. While serving in Canada with 4th Canadian Pioneer Battalion he suffered a bad break to his femur. An operation in September 1916 to repair it went well but he developed an abscess subsequently and died on 8 December 1916; he was buried in Evergreen Cemetery, New Bedford. His Commonwealth War Graves Commission record is here.

Sergeant Allen Dale Smith died on 26 October 1918 and is buried in Mount Bethel Cemetery, Columbia.

Sapper Walter Russell Smith died on 12 May 1916 and is buried in Oak Grove Cemetery, Freedom.

Air Mechanic 1st Class Rupert Cyril Spencer died on 5 October 1918 and is buried in Pine Grove Cemetery, Berwick.

Private James Charles Steadman died on 3 April 1921 and is buried in Saint Paul’s Cemetery, Ardmore.

Sapper Robert Summerson died on 4 October 1918 and is buried in Edgewood Cemetery, Saltsburg.

Air Mechanic 2nd Class Joseph Syrad died on 24 December 1917 and is buried in Saint Paul’s Cemetery, Ardmore.

Private John C. Whyte died on 25 April 1920 and is buried in Eden Cemetery, Colindale.

Private James William Willox died on 2 August 1919 and is buried in Ivy Hill Protestant Cemetery, Philadelphia.

Private Oscar C. Wilson died on 29 December 1915 and is buried in Eulalia Cemetery, Coudersport.

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