Ladies and Gentlemen:
Your page for Lieutenant Edward de Paschalis mentions that you are actively seeking additional information about him. In looking for some information on a relative, I came across a source which mentions him: The History of the 105th Regiment of Engineers, Divisional Engineers of the “Old Hickory” (30th) Division, compiled by Willard P. Sullivan and Harry Tucker (New York: George H. Doran Company, 1919). There is a photo and brief sketch of his time with the 105th on page 372. He was Mentioned in Division Orders, but did not die in action; he died in the influenza pandemic.
Paul F. Wilson, July 2007
Edward G. dePaschalis was born in Washington, D. C. on 13 September 1891. During World War I, he served as Second Lieutenant, Headquarters Company, 117th U. S. Infantry, 30th Division, and died on 27 October 1918.
The Lieutenant was subsequently buried with full military honors in Arlington National Cemetery. We are actively seeking additional information about the Lieutenant.
DEPASCHALIS, EDWARD G
2ND LT HQ CO 117TH INF 30TH DIV WW
- VETERAN SERVICE DATES: Unknown
- DATE OF DEATH: 10/27/1918
- DATE OF INTERMENT: Unknown
- BURIED AT: SECTION SOUTH SITE LOT 4470
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
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