Veterans' Memorial Project

Lee Stanley Cassell

Fremont, IN

World War I

College: Medicine

Graduation Year: 1914

Service Branch: Army

Rank: First Lieutenant, Medical Corps

Date of Birth: 10/23/1889

Date of Death: 11/04/1918

Mr. Cassell practiced medicine in Sweet Grass, Montana when he entered military service October 12, 1917. He was assigned to the 130th Field Ambulance, 10th Battalion. Went overseas in May, 1918. While attending the wounded at a first aid station he was killed in Englefontaine, France when a shell dropped nearby, killing him instantly. His body was returned home and buried in 1921 at the Old Cemetery in Fremont, Indiana. The American Legion Post in Fremont is named in Mr. Cassell’s honor.

– submitted by Anne E. Bowman, great niece

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