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Murphy J. Cole

Lest We Forget


Date of Birth: 1891
Place of Birth: Reeves, Louisiana
Date of Death: July 18, 1918
Burial Site: Missing in Action - Tablets of the Missing at Aisne-Marne American Cemetery
Address of Record: Unknown
Spouse: None
Children: None
Parents: Joseph & Denise Cole
Siblings: Herschel Chelette and Theda Thomas
School(s): Unknown
Interests: Unknown

Military Career - World War I

Branch: U. S. Army
Rank: Corporal
Serial Number: Unknown
Decorations: Unknown
Unit: Company H, 23rd Infantry
Battle or Circumstance: He died as the result of a direct hit by an artillery round.
Comments: Memorialized on the Tablets of the Missing at Aisne-Marne American Cemetery, Belleau, France. Cole-Miers Post 3619, Veterans of Foreign Wars, located in DeRidder, Louisiana is named in his memory and that of Cpl. Frank Miers.


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