Everett Nye Skinner
|Place of Burial:||Evergreen Cemetery, Painesville, Lake, Ohio, United States|
|Managed by:||John H. Nye|
About Everett Nye Skinner
Everett Nye SKINNER was born 16 Nov 1892 in Painesville, Lake co., Ohio, the first of four sons of Roy Henry SKINNER and Winnifred A. NYE. He died in 1922 in Painesville at age 29. He had enlisted in the US Army Infantry 24 May 1918 in Painesville, Ohio at age 25. He was with the Infantry Replacement & Training Regiment at Camp Gordon, Georgia, near Atlanta, to 15 July 1918. He fought in the 4 day Battle of St Mihiel, in France which involved the American Expeditionary Force commanded by General John PERSHING, and 48,000 French troops, one of the most significant battles of WW1. He was assigned to Headquarters Company 322 Machine Gun Battalion to 2 Sept 1918; then in Co. D, 15 Machine Gun Battalion till his discharge. He fought in the Meuse-Argonne offensive, also called the Battle of the Argonne Forest which was the largest frontline commitment of troops by the US Army in World War I, and also its deadliest. He was with the American Expeditionary Forces for a year, from 22 July 1918 to 21 July 1919. He was Honorably discharged 29 July 1919 and died three years later. His brothers: Harold Roy SKINNER died in 1951 at age 57, the husband of Mildred P.; Irvin French SKINNER died 21 Aug 1973 in Mentor, Lake county, Ohio at age 74, his wife Georgia P. died in 1949; Wayne Winfred SKINNER died at home in Painesville, Ohio at age 70, never married. Thank you, Everett, your service to our country. Rest in peace.