Rhode Island

There are six burials in Rhode Island.

Sapper Joseph Thomas Alcorn died of pneumonia on 1 October 1918 at Montreal General Hospital during the influenza pandemic; he is buried in Moshassuck Cemetery, Central Falls. His Commonwealth War Graves Commission record is here.

Private William Bradley died of pneumonia on 12 October 1918 at Coquitlam Military Isolation Hospital during the influenza pandemic while travelling to British Columbia with elements of the Canadian Siberian Expeditionary Force. He was buried at Mountain View Cemetery, Vancouver. His remains were reinterred at Pocasset Cemetery, Cranston. His Commonwealth War Graves Commission record is here.

Sapper William Bustin was a Lancastrian, who emigrated to the United States just before the war. He died of pneumonia in the Royal Victoria Hospital, Montreal on 3 October 1918 and is buried in North Burial Ground, Providence. His Commonwealth War Graves Commission record is here.

Second Lieutenant Evanda Berkeley Garnett died in an aircraft accident in England on 27 January 1918. Originally buried in Newport Cemetery, Lincoln, his ashes were repatriated to the United States in 1959 and reinterred in Island Cemetery, Newport. His Commonwealth War Graves Commission record is here.

Private Frank George Laramie was a French-speaking Québécois who served in France with 24th Battalion (Victoria Rifles) in 5th Infantry Brigade, 2nd Canadian Division, with which he was twice wounded. He died on 5 April 1920 and is buried in Saint Ann’s Roman Catholic Cemetery, Cranston. His Commonwealth War Graves Commission record is here.

Cadet Palmer Wilkinson Taylor left his studies at Stanford University in 1917 to enlist in the Royal Flying Corps. He died of diphtheria at Camp Taliaferro, Texas, on 2 January 1918 and is buried in Swan Point Cemetery, Providence. His Commonwealth War Graves Commission record is here.

See also Men Buried in the United States but not Commemorated by the CWGC.

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