Morrison Hayes

Submitted by: Scott Spillane {American Legion Post 702 Adjutant}

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Morrison Hayes born around 1895. Morrison Hayes served in World War 1 with the United States Army. The enlistment was in 1917 and the service was completed in 1918.

Story of Service


Our Post Morrison Hayes Post #702 in Wellsville, NY. was named after Cpl. Morrison Hayes. He was killed in action on July 19, 1918 after wounds received in combat.

Corporal Hayes is buried overseas in France. Cpl. Hayes was a member of B Company 10th Machine Gun Battalion.

Our Post is 100 years old this year with 100% goal in membership in Legion, Auxiliary and Sons. This post is one of the cornerstones of Wellsville, New York.