July 15, 1918 — Chariton County, Missouri
Novia L. Moore
Private , U.S. Army
4th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Division
Entered the Service from: Missouri
Died: July 15, 1918
Buried at: Plot A Row 10 Grave 7
Aisne-Marne American Cemetery
Belleau , France
Nova Lee Moore was the first soldier from Chariton killed in the World War. He enlisted Sept. 20, 1917, from Keytesville, Mo., and was sent to Camp Funston, Kansas, where he was assigned to the infantry and sailed for overseas, from Newport News, Va., April 2, 1918. He was in his fourth battle when he was killed.
Nova; was killed at Chateau Thierry, France, July 15, 1918, while serving with Company I, 3rd Regiment
Novia was farming before he went to war.