Steever Day funeral

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Steever Day funeral - Millersburg Soldier Who Died Overseas. 'Given...
Millersburg Soldier Who Died Overseas. 'Given Military Burial Millersburg, Pa., June 87. The body of Steever R. Day, which was brought here Tuesday evening, was buried in Oak Hill Cemetery with military honors yesterday. He died February 25 overseas. The body was taken to tne ceme tery on a draped caisson drawn by four bay horses. Four soldiers and sailors placed on each side escorted the body. More than a hundred region men were in uniform, some being from Elizabethviile and marched directly in front of the body. Day went overseas in August, 1918, and was a member of a division supply train of the 79th Division. He served in the Verdun and Argonne sectors and after the armistice was jut on clean - up work in the St Mihiel district. During the latter period he contracted a case of "flu" which turned into pneumonia and caused his death.

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  1. Harrisburg Telegraph,
  2. 27 Jun 1921, Mon,
  3. Page 9

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