Carse Malone Casey1,2,3 son of Charles A. Casey and Bunie Vesta Maund was born on Jun 21, 1896 in Dale Co, AL.2,4 He. Carse was the last of seven children born to Charles Casey and BuenaVesta Maund. He was only ten months old when his father died.
1900 Dale Co AL: Corris M. Jun 1896 3 AL living with mother
1910 Houston Co AL, Prc #1 Wicksburg ed 131 s14B: Carson 14 AL livingwith mother Buna Casey
In 1917 he enlisted in Company L (Slocomb's own company) when thatcompany was being formed. He served during the troubulous times alongthe Mexican border. Upon his return to camp at Montgomery, he wasamong the first to volunteer and ask for a transfer to the 167thregiment then being formed for overseas service.
While at Camp Mills, he wrote his mother that his teeth were achingand that the camp dentist was too busy to fill them so he asked hismother to send him $100 so that he could go into town and have themfixed. He continued 'Iknow you have a great opinion of me, and I amhonestly ashamed of the way I have thrown away my money, but DearMother, forgive your foolish son of this and honest before GodAlmighty I will change myself from what I am and be a man. It justmakes me mad to think how I have thrown away, instead of saving, as Ishould have done. I know you won't believe me. I have told you somany lies, but I am going to prove it to you.' His letters did notrevealif he got the money or if he got his teeth fixed.
On 27 Jul 1918, he received a severe gunshot wound in the left thoraxwhile serving in France as a Corporal in Co K, 167th Infantry. He wasadmitted to the 167th Infantry Regimental Informary and later admittedto Field Hospital 168. He died the next day on 28 Jul 1918 and wasburied in Cemetery 374.
In 1920 he was disinterred and reburied in Grave #172, Section B, Plot#4, American Cemetery #1764 , Belleau, Aisne, France. His body waseventually sent home and he was buried in the Pilgrim's Rest BaptistChurch cemetery in Houston Co AL.
Her parent, Charles A. Casey, died on Apr 9, 1897 in Geneva Co, AL at 39 years of age.3
Carse was a son of Bunie Vesta Maund in the census in Jun, 1900 in Gilleys, Dale Co, AL.4
He was a son of Bunie Vesta Maund in the census in 1910 in Wicksburg, Houston Co, AL.2
On Nov 6, 1917, Carse Malone Casey. boarded the Transport Ship Andania as a Corporal in Co K of the 167th US Infantry National Guard at the port of New York.5
Carse died on Jul 28, 1918 in France. He was buried in Pilgrim's Rest Bap Ch Cem, Dothan, Houston Co, AL.
Find a Grave Memorial # is 79649635.
Personal Research/Notes. Custom Id: 8;
1910 United States Federal Census. Custom Id: 243; ancestry.com.
Pilgrim's Rest Baptist Church Cemetery records. Custom Id: 22; Love Houston Memorial Library, ,, Dothan, Houston Co, AL. Call Number: 929.3761 PAL ???
1900 United States Federal Census. Custom Id: 238; ancestry.com.
U.S., Army Transport Service, Passenger Lists, 1910-1939. Custom Id: 965; ancestry.com.