Floyd Thomas Koontz enlisted in September 1917 as a member of Company B, 117th Infantry, 30th Division. Camp Gordon, GA, and Camp Sevier, SC, were his training stations prior to sailing for France in May 1918. Killed in action on September 29, 1918, in the first day’s fighting on the Hindenburg Line. He died of wounds received in action at the age of 21, and is buried plot A, row 14, grave 8, Somme American Cemetery, Bony, France.
Born 1896, Tennessee
Son of Thomas and Lucy A. Koontz. Husband of Margaret Koontz
- Rank: Private
- Date of birth: 20 September 1896
- Date of death: 29 September 1918
- County: Jefferson
- Hometown: Jefferson City
- Service Branch: Army
- Division/Assignment: Company B, 117th Infantry Regiment, 30th Infantry Division
- Theater: Europe
- Conflict: World War I
- Burial/Memorial Location: Somme American Cemetery, Bony, France
- Location In Memorial: Pillar III, Bottom Panel
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