and Lizzie Pilcher's youngest child, Eugene
Pilcher. He was born in January 1883, and died in
1950. He served two stints in the U.S. Navy, each
of four years (1907-1911, 1917-1921).
completed his first tour at age twenty-eight.
He's the sailor pictured standing in this photo
which was probably taken between 1907-1911.
military discharge papers describe him as 5'
7" tall, and 135 lbs. He had dark brown
hair, dark complexion, and brown eyes .. and a
tattoo on his left forearm of a "jap lady
and fan". His civilian occupation was
never married, but lived out his life with his
sister Etta in St. Louis.