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First Sergeant Milo Lemert was born in Marshalltown, Iowa on March 25, 1890. He was a farmer before his enlistment on June 25, 1917 at Crossville, Tennessee. He trained at Camp Sevier, Greenville, South Carolina, and Camp Merritt, New Jersey. He served with Company G, 119th Infantry Regiment, 30th Division. He sailed to Europe on May 11, 1918, arriving on May 26, 1918. He was killed in action at Bellicourt, France on September 29, 1918 and buried at Crossville City Cemetery, Crossville, Cumberland County on July 31, 1921. He was the husband of Nellie V. Lemert of Crossville.

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