Sgt Henry Dabbs killed by Sniper from Anniston Star - 5 Oct 1918
n mm KILLED, WHILE nother Local Man Is Victim of Hun Sniper's Bullet in France. Willi his wife serloiiKly III at her k I . f'l A.I.H.. U..roun( 11.,,. nt ll.tirtf Lorensa Dabhs.' another Annlston t flee on tha fields three more lit tin of France, and children are or- of the German sniper. The last message which 1 anie from Sergeant DaMij was delivered In the sick lfe a wpk ago by Bordon Ilurr. of Hirmlngham. Who took his last meal at the front beside the soldier who has since given his life tor the cause of freedom. Official MeMr -llerelveil. . The war department message announcing the death of Sergeant Dabbs was received Friday night before midnight, and war with all of Its hideous meaning has been brought straight into another Annlston home. Sergeant Dahhs enlisted In Com pany ft., l7th infantry, at Alexander City, May 29, 1815, and went with that organisation to Mexico last year. It Is known here that Sergeant Dabbs wss a fearless soldier. He was fighting by tbe side of Marshall Jsrrett, of Oxford, when that lad was killed several weeks ago. Ills brother. Corporal P. P. Dabbs, Is also a member of the Oxford company. ' Tbe grief of the sick widow and the dumb, understanding that some great sorrow has come to their mother!, on the part of .the three little orphans is pitiful In the extreme, and Glen Addle'nelghbors. familiar with thel conditions in the stricken home, areibltter agalmt the Kaiser's hordes who, are causing so much unnecessary suffering.