Born 20 August 1894, Soddy, Tennessee
Died 10 May 1918 at the Base Hospital at Camp Jackson, South Carolina of a fracture of base of skull, sustained in a train wreck.

321th Infantry, 81st Division, Company I

Pvt Reno is buried at Soddy Presbyterian Cemetery, Soddy, Hamilton County, Tennessee.

Columbia, S.C. May 10 – Eight soldiers were killed and twenty-six injured when a wooden passenger coach carrying members of the 321st infantry jumped a trestle at Camp Jackson this morning. The soldiers had just entrained for Camp Sevier at Greenville and the train was pulling out of camp at a very low rate of speed. As it approached a trestle a big steel coach struck a spreading rail. This hurled the wooden coaches immediately in front down the embankment.

  • Rank: Private
  • Date of birth:
  • 20 August 1894
  • Date of death: 10 May 1918
  • County: Hamilton
  • Hometown: Soddy
  • Service Branch: Army
  • Division/Assignment: Company I, 321th Infantry Regiment, 81st Division
  • Conflict: World War I
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Soddy Presbyterian Cemetery, Soddy, Hamilton County, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar III, Middle Panel
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