Major Austin died non battle.
He was born March 21, 1892 in Ithaca, Tompkins, NY, son of Ward Wade Austin and Carrie J. Dutcher. Husband of Roberta Ruth Moody and father of John Dutcher Austin Jr., Roberta Ruth Ann Austin and Eleanor Elizabeth Austin.
He died February 18, 1945 Camp McCain, Webster, Mississippi
Photo Courtesy of Caroline Crowe Bristol