Merton, William

Rank: Private

Unit: M Trp, 2d Cavalry

Enlisted: December 21, 1898 in Saint Louis, Missouri. He was 22 yrs 10 mos.

Hometown: Boston, Massachusetts

Occupation prior to enlistment: Laborer

Campaign: Spanish American War

Died: 30-Nov-1900

Cause of death: Fracture of skull from fall

Location of fatality: Hamilton Barracks, Placetas, Cuba

Place of interment: JeffersonBarracks National Cemetery, Lemay, St. Louis County, Missouri