Glenn D Jackson escorts body

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to in in J is or-organizations TRIUMPHANT IN DEATH Barber county Honors Herbert E. Magnison 'Who Gave' his Life in His Country's Service. PrivateHsrbertS.Magnison, whose death was briefly, told in last week's paper, was laid to rest in -Highland -Highland cemetery at , noon, Saturday, May 18th. " The body arrived from New Orleans on Friday in charge "of Sergeant Sergeant Glenn D. ' Jackson .of Machine Gun Company, 43rd U S: 'Infantry, his comrade and rfriend. At New Orleans Orleans he was -given -given full military honors, honors, salutes were fired, taps were blown and three vollies were, fired over the casket which is the highest honor which can be given a deceased soldier. The procession through the city of New Orleans to the railroad depot was very large and was led by the 43rd U. S. Infantry Band. The entire city seemed to be out to pay tribute to this young man who gave his all to his country. The funeral was held at the Christian Christian church in this city on Satorday, beginning at 10 o'clock A. M. Elder C. A. Murray, formerly pastor here, now residing at Avard, Oklahoma, preached a very impressive sermon, replete with words of consolation and with a fine eulogy for the young man who gave his life to freedom's cause. Rev. H. J. Donaldson of the Methdist church, Rev. Gerald Fitzgerald f the Presbyterian church and Rev. G. M. Branham of the Baptist church assisted assisted in the services. It was an exceedingly exceedingly large funeral. There were people from every portion of the county and some from neighboring counties in attendance and a spirit of deep solemnity pervaded the entire assemblage. The casket was draped with a large American flag and floral tributes in abundance surrounded the bier. Mayor Griffin issued a proclamation proclamation asking all business houses to close during the funeral services and all complied cheerfully. The Medicine Lodge Company of Kansas State Guards under Captain J. H. Trice "escorted the body to its final resting place and this was a sacredly sacredly beautiful feature of the sad rites. Herbert met his death while cleaning cleaning his gun while on guard duty on the levee at New Orleans. There were no eye witnesses to the accident but the circumstances showed very1 clearly that the gun, was discharged while he was cleaning it.The entire contents of the gun took effect in his breast and death was instant. He was found two hours after the acci- acci- dent. , and the in and J ser-vice on the ; other a the and Icall . the the to

Clipped from Barber County Index22 May 1918, WedPage 1

Barber County Index (Medicine Lodge, Kansas)22 May 1918, WedPage 1
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