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Marcus Thomas Casey

Graduating Class of 1918
Served in The Russian Civil War
Attached photograph of Second Lieutenant Casey

Second Lieutenant
Marcus Thomas Casey

Army
Company C
339th Infantry Regiment
85th Infantry Division

Hometown

New Richmond, WI

Date of Birth

Location of Death

Arkhangelsk, Russia

Date of Death

Location of Burial

Immaculate Conception Catholic Church Cemetery

More About Second Lieutenant Casey

In his junior year, Second Lieutenant Casey was a member of Phi Beta Kappa and was “recommended for war certificate by war committee” during his senior year.

Soon after, he applied and was admitted to the First Officers’ Training Camp at Fort Sheridan. After receiving his commission he was sent to Camp Custer, MI where he stayed for several months before being sent to Fort Sill, OK. He was then ordered overseas and sailed for England and Russia with the 339th Infantry in August, 1918.

He died after contracting influenza while journeying to Russia.