Cornett, Milton

Rank: Private

Unit: I Trp, 2d Cavalry

Enlisted: 2 December 1904 in Middletown, Kentucky. He was 21 yrs 4 mos.

Date of birth: September 1883

Hometown: Leatherwood, Kentucky

Occupation prior to enlistment: Farmer

Campaign: Philippines

Died: 27 July 1905

Age at death: 21

Cause of death: Peritonitis or appendicitis

Location of fatality: Camp Stotsenburg, Philippine Islands

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Place of interment: San Francisco National Cemetery in San Francisco, California

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