Clem Tegethoff was born 18-NOV-1886.  Entered service on 1-JUN-1918.  He was from St. Paul MO.  He was the son of John Tegethoff (1865-1926) and his mother was Elizabeth Bushmeyer Tegethoff (1855-1931).  He had three brothers; Theodore, Anthony and Henry.  He had four sisters; Anna, Elizabeth, Augusta and Agnesta.  His occupation on his draft card was listed as self-employed carpenter.  Clem was drafted into the Army in the fall of1917.  He was in Company D, 350th Infantry Regiment, 88th Division when he went overseas on the troop ship Delta on 11-AUG 1918.  The newspaper later reported Clem as in the 358th Infantry, Company C.  Clem Tegethoff “died of disease” in Herracourt France of bronchial pneumonia, the Spanish Influenza on 12-OCT-1918.  He was 31 years old.  He is buried at Saint Paul Catholic Church Cemetery in St. Paul MO.  

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