Gunnery Sergeant Carl Harvey Horton, USMC
15th Co. 6th Machine Gun Battalion, #108343.
of Addison and Nancy Sharp Horton.
Born 10-13-1891 in Van Wert, Ohio. Moved
to Miami County, Indiana in 1905. Athletic instructor.
Enlisted in USMC
April 6, 1917, San Francisco, CA. Sent to Pensacola. FL then to Quantico,
Overseas in June 1917, assigned to 15th Co., 6th MG Bn, 2nd Div. In
combat service during campaign of 1917-18.
Died June 30, 1918 from wounds
received in action. Died in Bordeaux, France.
Body returned to USA and
buried in I.O.O.F. Cemetery in Macy, Indiana.
Source: Gold Star Honor Roll. A record of Indiana men and
women who died in the serviceof the United States and the Allied Nations in
the World War 1914-1918.
Thanks to Therry Schwartz
for material on this page.