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Capt. Arthur E. Allyn enlisted early in the war and received his commission as captain at Madison Barracks, New York. In June, 1918, he went overseas in command of his company of the 312th Infantry. While fighting to hold a position that meant much to his division and for which he received high praise from his colonel, he received fatal wounds, which resulted in his death on October 23, 1918. He was the only son of Mr. and Mrs. A. E. Allyn, of Hastings.

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