CAMPBELL WAR HERO BURIED IN ARLINGTON
FAIRBURN, Georgia, August 16, 1921 – News has reached here that the body of Gaston L. Luck, who paid the supreme sacrifice for his country on the St. Mihiel Sector on September 13, 1918, was buried in Arlington National Cemetery August 4 with full military honors.
Private Luck was a Campbell County boy, the son of Mr. and Mrs. W. O. Luck, of near Fairburn.
He was inducted into military service at Camp Gordon on May 29, 1918 and arrived in France on August 8 of the same year.
He was one of the three Campbell County boys who were killed in battle and his name is inscribed on the monument erected here to their memory by the citizens of Campbell County.
LUCK, GASTON L
PVT CO E 23RD INF 2ND DIV
- DATE OF DEATH: 09/13/1918
- BURIED AT: SECTION 18 SITE 2370
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
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