Roy Muncaster aboard the Tuscania, February 1918

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    ROY MUNCASTER of Denver and of the class of 1915 at Colorado college, was a member of Company C, Sixth batallion, Twentieth engineers. He was aboard the Tuscania, and was lost in February 1918. He was a member of Phi Gamma Delta fraternity.

    Muncaster, Roy - Denver, Colorado
    Army Rank: Private (1918).
    Assigned Unit: 6th Bn., 20th Engineers, Co. D
    Army Serial Number:
    Inducted: 1917 Washington State (age 25)
    Army Discharge: Eternal Watch
    Remarks: Overseas Jan. 24, 1918 – KIA
    Torpedoed on the Transport Tuscania Feb. 5, 1918
    Address: Rico, Dolores County, CO (1900)
    Address: 625 East Colfax Ave., Denver, CO (1910)
    Address: 4503 17th Ave. N.E., Seattle, WA 98105 (1917)
    University of Washington Graduate; Degree in Forestry
    Member of Phi Gamma Delta Fraternity, Sigma Tau Chapter
    University of Washington ROTC Cadet, Rank Private (6 months)
    Forest Ranger for Quinault District, Olympic National Forest
    Features: Tall, Medium Build, Blue Eyes, Brown Hair
    Fathers Name: William J. Muncaster
    (b. Oct. 18, 1853 England) (d. 1905 Rico, CO)
    Mothers Name: Elizabeth Muncaster
    (b. March 11, 1853 England) (d. Colorado)
    Address: 1460 Corona Ave., Denver, Colorado (1918)
    Brothers: John, William, James Muncaster
    Sisters: Elizabeth, Edith, and Ethyl Muncaster
    Civilian Occupation: Dist. Forest Ranger, Quinault WA
    Named in his memory: Muncaster Mountain, Quinault WA,
    Born: March 14, 1892 Rico, Colorado
    Died: Feb. 5, 1918 KIA, Coast of Scotland
    Cemetery: Kilnaughton Military Cemetery, Islay, Scotland
    Internment: Feb. 8, 1918
    Plot: Grave 93 Row 4

    Muncaster is the only American Soldier casualty of the Tuscania who’s buried remains still rest on the Isle of Islay.

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