Chester I. Huston

Submitted by: Patrick Huston {Grand Nephew}

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Chester I. Huston 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


Corporal: served overseas in France a veteran during WWI (1917-1918). Also called "First World War, "The Great War" and "The War to End All Wars."

Chester was 23 years of age when killed in action on July 4th, 1918 in combat duty during battle for France on the western front lines.

Buried with full military honors in Braceville-Gardner cemetery; Braceville, Grundy County, Illinois. Awarded the Purple Heart medal and WWI Victory Medal.