John L. Brice, of Rayville KIA in France, WWI, ca 1918.

Through the medium of a telegram received Christmas Eve day by the parents, Mr. and Mrs. P. C. Brice, of Rayville, it was learned for the first time that John L Brice, of Co. M. 163rd U. S. Infantry, was killed in action July 24, 1918. The young man enlisted from Bienville parish in 1916, going overseas on June 2nd, 1916, from Camp Beauregard. He also saw service on the border of Mexico.

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