Sam Key was born 28 February 1893, Hickman County, Georgia. He was married to Sarah Jane Potter and they were the parents of Pearl Northern Key. He died of wounds received in action 15 October 1918  in France

165th Infantry Regiment, 42nd Division, Company C
Buried at Potter Chapel Cemetery, Lancing, TN


  • Rank: Private
  • Date of birth:
  • 28 February 1893
  • Date of death: 15 October 1918
  • County: Polk
  • Hometown: Lancing
  • Service Branch: Army
  • Division/Assignment: Company C, 165th Infantry Regiment, 42nd Division
  • Theater: Europe
  • Conflict: World War I
  • Awards: Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Potter Chapel Cemetery, Lancing, Morgan County, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar V, Top Panel
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