Pecotte or Pegotte, Emil

Rank: Saddler

Unit: K Trp, 2d Cavalry

Enlisted: 18 April 1906 in Duluth, Minnesota. He was 24 yrs 2 mos.

Date of birth: 1882

Hometown: St. Paul, Minnesota

Occupation prior to enlistment: Laborer

Campaign: Philippines

Died: 9 October 1908

Age at death: 25 or 26

Location of fatality: Fort Des Moines, Iowa

Place of interment: Keokuk National Cemetery in Keokuk, Iowa

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Note: He was 5’4″ with brown eyes, dark brown hair, and ruddy complexion.