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John Basil Roberts

Graduating Class of 1918
Served in World War I
Attached photograph of First Lieutenant Roberts

First Lieutenant
John Basil Roberts

1st Infantry Division
32nd Infantry Division


Madison, WI

Date of Birth

Location of Death


Date of Death

Location of Burial

St. Matthews Cemetery, Shullsburg, WI

More About First Lieutenant Roberts

Before re-enlisting in 1917, First Lieutenant Roberts served as a private, corporal, and sergeant on the Mexican border. During the war he saw action in the Alsace-Lorraine sector, Belgium, and the Battle of Château-Thierry where he was cited for bravery.

First Lieutenant Roberts died of wounds at an American field hospital.