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Article Clipped from The Brooklyn Daily Eagle

UPTON SOLDIER DIES Special to The Eagle. Cedarhurst, L. I January 2 Funeral services for John R. Lantry son of Mr. and Mrs. John Lantry of Washington avenue, were held this morning, with a requiem mass at St. Joachim's Church at 10 o'clock. The young man died Sunday morning, at Camp Upton, from pneumonia. He was 26 years old and was the first of the drafted men from the Rockaw'ays to die. The young man was born and lived all his life in Cedarhurst and until September 19, when he went to Camp Upton with the second contingent from the Fourth Exemption District of Nassau, was engaged with his father as a mason He was corporal of Company 305th Infantry Regiment. Besides his parents, two brothers, Francis and Thomas, and one sister, Katherine, survive him. Interment was in St. Mary's Cemetery, Lawrence.