JOHN MARTNICK Soldier - United States Army DOD:
Soldier John Martnick, a well-known Wood River Foreigner, died
February, 1919 at Camp Custer, Michigan, and his body was
brought to Wood River for burial. The body was at Streeper
Undertaking Parlor in Wood River.
All soldiers in the
neighborhood were asked to attend his funeral. Interment was
in the Alton City Cemetery.
Before entering service,
Martnick was employed at Standard Oil Company.
Taken from Wood River Journal article - 2/27/1919