Military Funeral Plan

Carl Walling, Killed in France, to Be Buried Here.

Carl Walling, veteran of battery A, Oregon Field Artillery, killed in action near Soissons, France, while serving as corporal bugler with headquarters of the 147th field artillery, will be buried in Portland Friday with full military honors.

Walling, who enlisted in the battery in April, 1917, shortly after the declaration of war, was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank E. Walling, 235 Halsey street.  He is also survived by Miss Gladys Walling and Mrs. O. Hollingsworth, both sisters, who also reside in Portland.

The body, together with that of two others members of battery A who were killed in action, arrived at New York recently, and after some delay was sent to this city.  The bodies of the other two soldiers will not reach Portland for some time.

After his enlistment Walling served with battery A until after the artillerymen reached France, and there on August 26, 1918, was transferred to the headquarters company and was made a corporal immediately.

The funeral services will be held from the chapel of McEntee & Ellers at Sixteenth and Everett streets at 1 o’clock next Friday, and will be in charge under the auspices of both batteries A and B.

Source: The Morning Oregonian, December 28, 1920. 

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