PRIVATE WILLIAM TROUTT was born in Pennsylvania. He lived at 321 Oakland Avenue in Audubon NJ prior to being drafted into the Army on February 28, 1918. After training at Camp Dix NJ, he was assigned to Company D, 312th Infantry Regiment, and sailed for France, arriving there on June 6, 1918.
William Troutt was killed in action during the Battle of the Argonne Forest on October 18, 1918. He was survived by oldest sister, Mrs. Frank Kelly, of 229 Merchant Street, Audubon NJ. He also was survived by his brothers, Charles and Francis, and sisters, Margaret Troutt and Mrs. Rose Cross, all of the Oakland Avenue address. Also surviving at living at 321 Oakland Avenue were nephews Charles Troutt and Edward cross, and nieces Violet and hazel Cross.
The Murray-Troutt American Legion Post 262 in Audubon NJ is named in part for Private William Troutt.
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