John Elbert Grindstaff was born 4 February 1894 to Thomas F. and Mary Grindstaff. He was a farmer before entering the service.
He was killed in action on 11 October 1918 in France

  • Rank: Private
  • Date of birth:
  • 4 February 1894
  • Date of death: 11 October 1918
  • County: Johnson
  • Hometown: Butler
  • Service Branch: Army
  • Division/Assignment: 315th Machine Gun Battalion, 80th Division
  • Theater: Europe
  • Conflict: World War I
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery and Memorial, Romagne-sous-Montfaucon, Departement de la Meuse, Lorraine, France
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar III, Bottom Panel
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