Marko was born on 4/20/1894 in Kingston, PA and died on 11/22/1978.
He married Mary Roman on 2/27/1921 in
Pittston, PA. Mary Roman was born on 8/15/1899 in
Exeter, PA and died on 10/28/1972. John and Mary lived in West
Pittston, PA. They had seven children.
John Marko enlisted in the U.S. Army on June 5, 1917 in Wilkes-Barre, PA. He served in Bat. B. 109th Field Artillery. When he enlisted, he was 23 years old and a machinist, had blue eyes, brown hair, dark complexion and was 5'8". He served in France with A.E.F. from 5/19/1918 to 5/9/1919. Engagements included Fismes-Vesle on Aug. 11-18, 1918; Oise Aisne on Aug. 18-Sept. 8, 1918; Meuse-Argonne Sept. 22-Oct. 8, 1918; and Ypres Lys Off. Oct. 29-Nov. 11, 1918. John Marko was honorably discharged from the the U.S. Army at Camp Dix on May 19, 1919.
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