Welcome to
Montgomery County, Indiana



A Part of The INGenWeb Project

 

Home

About Me!


Alumni Records (Schools - fun page)

Bible Records

Biographies

Brick Wall

Cemeteries

Census

Court Records

Crawfordsville District Public Library's databases for genealogy - their site and this site work great hand-in-hand - ENJOY

Diaries & Journals

Family Fact Sheets

Family Recipes

History

  • Towns (lists of towns/township information - town photo albums are under Photos - Places and name of towns - all 400 + of 'em - thanks JT & SZB:)
Letters

Military

News

Obituaries

Photographs (includes people,
places & things - you will find
town albums here under "Places")


Resources

Reunions
School & Family (Jobs; War Units .....)

Who's Who

HARRY VICTOR MILES


The 7th registrant for the WWI draft was Harry Victor Miles born near Waveland 27 September 1895, the son of John and Mary Elizabeth (English) Miles, the 9th of eleven children. Harry had red hair, gray eyes and was medium built, being in the range of 5'8" and 150-160 #. Working for the Central Indiana Railway, he was a coal heaver, adding coal to the fire box in the boiler to make the engine go.

When Harry registered for the draft, he was 21, married (Margaret Marie Trout whom he was married to for 45 years before she passed in April of 1961) and had a child under 12.

Although Harry spent many years in his hometown, he spent the last couple at the VA Hospital in Marion, Grant County, Indiana where he was listed as a carpenter and died of cardiac failure and bronchitis on January 23, 1967. He and his wife, Marie are buried in the Old Union Cemetery, along with several other soldiers.

As a Corporal in Company I, the 28th Infantry Division, Harry had everyone in Waveland worried in August and September of 1918. Harry went missing on August 12th. Harry actually wrote home a couple of times before the War Department let Marie know that he had been gassed. Home he did come, thank goodness and he and Marie had five children: Willard; Kathryn; Elizabeth; John and Rosemary. Although some of Harry's family stayed in the Waveland area (Rosemary Miles Hester), most went to Illinois or over into Boone County, in Indiana.

 

 


The website management appreciates all the contributions provided for use here. When using something from this site PLEASE use the following citation as your source :) THANKS MUCHES - kbz

Citation: The INGenWeb Project, Copyright 1997-2017 (and beyond), Montgomery County GenWeb site http://www.ingenweb.org/inmontgomery/


The INGenWeb Project, Copyright ©1997-2017... (& Beyond), Montgomery County Website 
© Copyright 2017,,.. and beyond .... Karen Zach

Data contained within this website may only be used with permission of the submitter, for non-commercial research and educational activities, and for personal genealogical information.

Data contained within this website may only be used with permission of the copyright holder(s), for non-commercial research and educational activities, and for personal genealogical information. © 2017... ++++ by Karen Zach, and licensed to the Indiana GenWeb (INGenWeb) Project and The USGenWeb Project. May be used in personal research with a citation.

This page created:  

12 October 2012