World War I Centennial: World War I veteran lies in unmarked Carterville grave

Elmer Charboneau lived a life that was too short and full of hardship. He died in battle at age 19 far from his Southwest Missouri home, and has remained nearly forgotten for almost 97 years in an unmarked grave in the Carterville Cemetery on Old Route 66 Boulevard north of Carterville.

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