Thurber McConkey was born in 1896 in Monroe County, Tennessee. He entered service on September 2, 1918 at Madisonville, Tn. He died at Base Hospital #8 at Savenay in France.

Thurber McConkey, a son of the late Newton Alexander McConkey and Cornelia Alice Snider, of this place, died a soldier some weeks ago of pneumonia fever in 1918. This young deceased soldier was carrying a life insurance policy for $10,000, which now goes to one of his brothers who will receive the money in installments of $27.50 per month.

  • Rank: Private
  • Date of birth:
  • 29 September 1896
  • Date of death: 13 October 1918
  • County: Monroe
  • Hometown: Mount Vernon
  • Service Branch: Army
  • Division/Assignment: Battery E, 5th Field Artillery
  • Theater: Europe
  • Conflict: World War I
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Eleazar Cemetery, Mount Vernon, Monroe County, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar IV, Bottom Panel
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