DOC PARDUE'S
WWI-GREAT UNCLE
KILLED IN ACTION
30th Division
117th Infantry
GEORGE WASHINGTON SINGLETON
BORN 09-15-1889 WHITNEY COUNTY, KENTUCKY
DIED 11-09-1918 FRANCE, WORLD WAR I
MUSTERED IN 09-12-1917, PVT
BURIED GRAINGER COUNTY, TENNESSEE
George entered the service because of ill-treatment from
his step-mother, Lizzie Singleton.  She refused to feed
him so he left home at age 19 and joined the Army.  He
was awarded the Purple Heart and Bronze Star.  He was
killed by gunfire.
George with unidentifed friend-1916