04 May 2010

Tombstone Tuesdays - Killed In Battle Was Richard F. Kirkpatrick

There is a monument honoring Richard F. Kirkpatrick in the Old Gray Cemetery in Knoxville, Tennessee. Mr. Kirkpatrick, from Flat River, Missouri, was killed in Europe in World War I. His remains were transported from Hoboken, NJ, to Washington, D.C. and then taken to Knoxville in 1921. He was originally from Knoxville.

In Honor of My Son
Richard F. Kirkpatrick
2nd Lieutenant of Infantry
Co. L 306th Infantry 77th Division
Killed In Battle
St. Jovin Hill
September 15, 1892 October 15, 1918

1910 TN Knox Co.
Kirkpatrick, Helen F., head, 42, wd, 2children/2living, PA Scot Scot
", Richard F., son, 17, TN TN PA
", Frances B., daughter, 14, TN TN PA
Ferguson, Ida, sister, 40, PA Scot Scot

Helen Ferguson married Frank B. Kirkpatrick on 30 September 1891 in Knox Co., Tennessee. Helen taught deaf children in Knoxville.

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