Sterling Vaughn also Listed as “Sterlin” was born in Idol, Tennessee, 21 Oct 1895. The son of Geo W. and Martha F. Vaughn. He died of wounds received in action in France 16 Oct 1918 at the age of 22. Under Special Order #64 of 1 September 1921, he was returned to the States and transported by train from New York to Washington, D.C., and then to Idol, Tennessee.

Co. G, 327th Infantry Regiment, 82nd Infantry Division

Vaughn Cemetery, Hancock County, Tennessee, USA
Inscription on headstone: TN Pvt 327 Inf  82nd Div

-Submitted by great grand niece, Kim Cook

  • Rank: Private
  • Date of birth:
  • 21 October 1895
  • Date of death: 16 October 1918
  • County: Grainger
  • Hometown: Idol
  • Service Branch: Army
  • Division/Assignment: Company G, 327th Infantry Regiment, 82nd Infantry Division
  • Theater: Europe
  • Conflict: World War I
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Vaughn Cemetery, Hancock County, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar II, Bottom Panel
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