Indiana World War Records: Gold Star Honor Roll, A Record of Indiana Men
and Women who died in the service of the United States and the Allied Nations in the World War,
Steuben County
Page 599

Name: Merritt Marsell Hawkins
Rank: Private

Son of Elihu and Almeda Hawkins; born November 28, 1893, Vickery, Ohio. Moved with parents to Jamestown, Steuben County, Ind. in 1900. At the time of his induction into service, December 11, 1917, he  was living in Aberdeen, S. D. Sent to Sacramento, Cal.; assigned to Signal Corps unit. Died of disease September 21, 1918, Sacramento, Cal. Buried at Jamestown, Steuben County, Ind.

Steuben Republican Nov. 9, 1921 page 3