Sgt. Guy R. Torney – Called Out – April 12, 1917

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Sgt. Guy R. Torney, husband of Mildred Sturgill Torney.

Guy Ritchey Torney was born September 20, 1898 in Emlenton, Pennsylvania and enlisted in the National Guard April 16,1917. He was promoted to Sergeant, June 1, 1918 and was discharged June 28,1919. He died August 21, 1982 and was buried in Piney Creek United Methodist Church Cemetery.

Mildred passed away in 2014 and left the family papers to the Alleghany Historical – Genealogical Society, which she helped found. We are sharing Mr. Torney’s century-old account of his trip to France in honor of Memorial Day.
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