Lonus Reed was born 9 Jan 1889 in New River, Tennessee. He enlisted at Fort Snelling in Minnesota. He was honoroably discharged as Sergeant First Class on 8 July 1918 to accept commission as Second Lieutenant on 9 July 1918 in France. He died of wounds received in action at Meuse-Argonne, France on 8 Dec 1918 at the age of 25. He was initially buried at the AEF France Cemetery #88, Grave 215. He is buried at the Black Creek Crossroads Cemetery, Black Creek, Scott County, Tennessee.

Second Lieutenant
360th Infantry, Company C

  • Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Date of birth:
  • 10 January 1889
  • Date of death: 8 December 1918
  • County: Scott
  • Hometown: New River
  • Service Branch: Army
  • Division/Assignment: 360th Infantry
  • Theater: Europe
  • Conflict: World War I
  • Battles: St. Mihiel, Meuse-Argonne
  • Awards: Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Black Creek Cross Roads Cemetery, Robbins, Scott County, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar V, Top Panel
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