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Conflict Period:
World War I 1
Branch:
Army 1
Rank:
Sergeant 1
Birth:
1893 1
Brooklyn, Kings, New York 1
Death:
31 Jul 1918 1
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Daniel S. Garvey 1
Full Name:
Daniel Garvey 1
Birth:
1893 1
Brooklyn, Kings, New York 1
Death:
31 Jul 1918 1
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World War I 1

Branch:
Army 1
Rank:
Sergeant 1
Service Start Date:
30 Apr 1917 1
Service End Date:
30 Jul 1918 1
Service Number:
89516 1

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Death of Sgt. Daniel Garvey

The Rhinebeck Gazette
Saturday, October 5, 1918
page 4

Lafayette Milroy's Nephew Died From Wounds

Sergt. Daniel Garvey, Jr., of Co. C, 165th Infantry (old 69th), a son of Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Garvey of Brooklyn, formerly of this town was wounded July 29th and died two days later.  His parents have just received a telegram from Washington informing them of their son's death.

Sergt. Garvey was a nephew of Lafayette Milroy of this village.

From "New York, Abstracts of World War I Military Service, 1917-1919 ", Ancestry.com

Co. E. 14th Inf., NYNG to 25 Aug 1917
Co. C, 165th Inf. to death

Pvt 1 cl 1 Sept 1917
Corp 24 Oct 1917
Sgt 15 May 1918

Engagements:  Lorraine Front; Champagne Front; Luneville Sector; Baccarat Sector; Ourcq Sector; Hill 212; Chateau Thierry Sector

Overseas from 25 Oct 1917 to death

Died 30 July 1918 of wounds rec'd in action

Funeral of Sgt. Daniel S. Garvey

The Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Friday, February 17, 1922

page 5

 

SGT. DANIEL S. GARVEY'S FUNERAL ON SATURDAY

The body of Sgt. Daniel S. Garvey, a member of Co. C, 16th Inf., who was killed on July 31, 1918, in the battle of the Oureq River, France, arrived yesterday from France at the home of his parents, 365 2nd st., and will be buried in Flatbush, Saturday morning, following a mass of requiem in the R. C. Cruch (sic) of St. Francis Xavier, 6th ave. and Carroll st. Members of Sgt. Garvey's company will act as pallbearers. He was born in Brooklyn and graduated from Public School No. 10. While he was employed in the office of the Controller of the City of New York, at the outbreak of the war, he joined the 14th Regt. Later he was transferred to the old 69th Regt., and was sent to Camp Mills. He went over seas on Oct. 27, 1917. Shortly after arriving in France he was made a sergeant. He was wounded while leading his platoon across the River Ourek, but continued on until he was carried from the battlefield mortally wounded.

Died Driving Germans from Wheat Field

New York Evening Telegram
date and page number missing from top of page
September 1918 from other articles on page
very blurry small print

SOLDIER GIVES LIFE TO RESCUE WOUNDED CHUM

(several stories of soldiers who were wounded or killed in action)

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Drove Huns from Wheat Field

Sergeant Daniel S. Garvey, of No. ??? Second street, Brooklyn, is dead of wounds in France.  He was twenty-three years old and a member of Company C., ???th infantry.  He enlisted in the old Fourteenth regiment.  Before joining the service he was in the Finance Department of the city.  A brother, James, twenty-one, is in the navy.  Sergeant James Healy of the same company, who was wounded, wrote to a friend who had entertained the soldiers near their camp in America, in which he said: --

"We were driving the boches out of a wheat field swept by machine guns and snipers' bullets, and it was a miracle how I got out alive.  The day after Dan and Barry (another soldier) were killed I was gassed, but we drove the Germans back."

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