Johnston Comes Home, 1921

From the Skidmore News (Skidmore, Missouri), October 20, 1921, page 1:

Another Soldier Coming Home.

The body of F. M. Johnston, who was killed in the Argonne Forest, November 4, 1918, left Hoboken, N. J., yesterday, according to information received by his mother, Mrs. A. Johnston, of Quitman.

If the body arrives in time, the funeral will be held at 2 o’clock Sunday afternoon at the M. E. Church in Quitman, conducted by Rev. S. D. Harlan of Graham. Burial will be at Burlington Junction, and will be in charge of Rolla Dicks Post, American Legion of that place and Seth Ray David Post Veterans of Foreign Wars of Maryville.

F. M. Johnston enlisted on April 27, 1918, and was sent overseas one month later. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Alma Johnston, of St. Joseph; his mother, Mrs. A. Johnston of Quitman, five brothers, Ed, Carl, Harlen, Wilt and Howard Johnston, all of Quitman, and three sisters.

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