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 600

Name: Leo Ross Porter
Rank: Private

Son of John and Josephine Porter; born February 26, 1889, Metz, Steuben County, Ind. Newspaper cartoonist, Lansing, (Mich.) State Journal. Enlisted in U.S. Regular Army in April, 1917, Lansing, Mich. Sent to Camp McArthur, Tex.; assigned to Reconnaisance Section, map-drawing.
Overseas in February, 1918; assigned to 119th Field Artillery. Wounded in action August 12, 1918,
and died two days later. (Place unknown.)

Steuben Republican Nov. 9, 1921 page 3