Army Badge
  • Name: LeRoy "Roy" Cecil Longmore
  • Location of Birth: Columbus, Missouri
  • Date of Birth: October 3, 1893
  • Date of Death: December 18, 1959
  • Parents: Henry S. Longmore & Jennie (Leoppard) Longmore
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  • College:
  • Highest Rank: PVT 1C (Private First Class)
  • Branch: Army
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  • Date Sworn In: June 2, 1917
  • Place Sworn In:
  • Date of Discharge: July 21, 1919
  • Place of Discharge:
  • Units and Locations:
    Start Date End Date Unit(s) and Location(s) Served
    1918 CO D 127TH MACHINE GN BN
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  • Military Highlights:
    Roy Longmore departed for overseas duty with the U.S. Army from New York, New York on October 12, 1918 with Co. D, 127th Machine Gn. Bn. on board the USS Ceramic. He returned to the States from St. Nazaire, France on June 20, 1919 with the 256th Co. MPC on board the USS Pocohontas.

  • Wars Involved:
    World War I

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  • Civilian Life:
    Roy Longmore moved to Itasca County in 1911 and lived at Warba until 1923. He moved to Coleraine, then back to Warba in 1932 and to Grand Rapids in 1952. He married Maude Estella Brown Mostoller in Grand Rapids, Minnesota in 1932. He was employed as a shovel operator by the Oliver Iron Mining Division.

    Roy died in Grand Rapids, Minnesota and is buried in Warba-Feeley Cemetery, Warba, Minnesota. He is survived by his wife, Maude; two sons, Cecil and Ivan; two daughters, Mrs. Harvey Dahline and Mrs. Myles Carter; two step-sons, Merrill Mostoller and Harold Mostoller; a step-daughter, Mrs. Donald Bouchie; twenty grandchildren; one great-grandchild; three brothers, Harry, Ernest, and Irving; and two sisters, Mrs. Charles Scheuchzer and Mrs. Elmer Bross.

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