Private David L. Keyser
David L. Keyser
Backstory and Context
David Lee Keyser was born on November 15th, 1895, in Salt Rock, Cabell County, to Charlie L. and Almeda Jane Keyser. He lived in Salt Rock and worked as a farmer. He entered service on July 13th, 1918, and was assigned as a Private, serial number 2748596, to Company A of the Headquarters, Students Training Camp Section B, Richmond Mech. Training School. He caught pneumonia and developed influenza, dying on October 5th, 1918, in Henrico County, Virginia. He was buried in Cabell County’s Farley Cemetery.
[From In the Service of Their Country - used with permission of the author]
Woodard, Benjamin. In the Service of Their Country: The Story of the Soldiers from Cabell County, West Virginia, Who Gave the Ultimate Sacrifice in the Great War. Sixth Printing. Benjamin Woodard - Lulu, 2019.
Honor Roll of Cabell County, W.Va. - Author's Picture (Benjamin Woodard)