WWI Honor Roll Bureau County, Illinois 1917-1919 (published 1920)

- transcribed by Liz Dellinger



Fairfield, Greenville, Walnut, Ohio

ANDERSON, FRED EVERETT (1)
Pvt. 41st Co., 11th Tr., 4th Prov. Regt. Born Oct. 30, 1892. Son of John G. and Ida Anderson. Entered service July 10, 1918, at camp Grant, Ill. Died Oct. 6, 1918, at Camp Grant of influenza-pneumonia. Home address, Tampico, Fairfield Twp.

DE DOBBELAERE, DESIRE H. (2)
Pvt. Inf. Born Feb. 18, 1887, at Waterland, Belgium. Came to Moline May, 1907, the following year moved to Fairfield Twp. and hired to W. G. Johnson. Engaged to work for Dale Bros., March 31, 1907; lived there until called to colors. Had no relatives in U. S., but a mother and sister living in Belgium. Entered service July 12, 1918, at Camp Grant, Ill. Sailed overseas September, 1918. Killed in action November, 1918. Home address, Tampico, Fairfield Twp.

MELVIN, GUY H. (3)
Pvt. 16th Co. C. A. C Born Oct. 5, 1894. Son of J. H. and Lida Haines-Melvin. Entered service April 3, 1918, at Ft. Terry, N. Y. Died April 20, 1918, at Ft. Terry, L. I. S., N. Y., AT Y. M. C. A. Hospital of scarlet fever and pneumonia. Buried at New Bedford, Ill. Home address, New Bedford, Greenville Twp.

SAATHOFF, WILLIAM O. (4)
Pvt. Co. K, 163rd Inf. Born Sept. 15, 1889. Son of Fred and Minnie Saathoff. Entered service May 27, 1918, at Camp Gordon, Ga. Sailed for France later part of August and transferred from Co. B, 16th Inf. to Co. K, 163rd Inf. His wife, Stella B. Saathoff, resides at New Bedford and his parents reside north of Princeton, R. F. D. No. 7. Died Dec. 11, 1918, at Base Hospital No. 57, France, of meningitis. Home address, New Bedford, Greeville Twp.

TORNOW, MARTIN (5)
Pvt. Inf. Born Oct. 20, 1895. Son of Chas. and Paulina Tornow. Entered service June 24, 1918, at Camp Grant, Ill. Sailed from Camp Upton Sept. 7, 1918. Killed at battle of Argonne, Nov. 1, 1918. Home address, Walnut, Greenville Twp.

WISE, CORNELIUS (6)
Pvt. Co. C, 360th Inf. Forn March 1, 1886. Son of John and Mary Clausson-Wise. Entered service April 29, 1918, at Camp Dodge, Ia. Wounded Sept. 4, 1918. Died Dec. 30, 1918, at Toul Base Hospital No. 51, from wounds. Home address, Walnut Greenville Twp.

FORDHAM, LAWRENCE (7)
Pvt. Co. A, 136 Machine Gun Bn. Born March 5, 1890. Son of John A. and Sylvia Major-Fordham. Raised by uncle and aunt (Chas. W. and Florence Ferris-Fordham). Entered service June, 1918, at Camp Grant, Ill. Died Nov. 1, 1918, at Staden, Belgium, of pneumonia. Buried in American Military Cemetery in France. Home address, Walnut, Walnut Twp.

KEIBER, ERNEST L. (8)
Pvt. Hdq. Co., 60th Inf. Born June 11, 1895. Son of Conrad and Amelia Paddock-Keiber. Entered service May 26, 1918, at Camp Gordon, Ga. Missing in action since Oct. 16, 1918. Although every effort has been made to secure information as to his whereabouts, the War Department officially presumes that he was killed in action Oct. 16, 1918. Home address, Walnut, Walnut Twp.

KNAPP, NICK (9)
Pvt. 1st Cl. Co. C, 353rd Inf. Born April 18, 1892. Son of Gottlieb W. and Matilda Knapp. Entered service April 26, 1918, at Camp Grant, Ill. Killed in action Oct. 25, 1918, in battle of Argonne Forest by big shell. Buried in north edge Bois de Bantleville woods about two miles west of Bantleville, France, which is northwest of Verdun. Home address, Walnut.

JENSEN, CARL VIGGO (10)
Pvt. C. A. C. Born May 1, 1896. Son of Nels and Christine Hansen-Jensen. Entered service April 3, 1918, at Ft. Terry, N. Y. Died at Ft. Terry April 11, 1918, of pneumonia. Home address, Ohio, Ohio Twp.

JENSEN, WILLIAM (11)
Pvt. Med. Dept. Camp Hosp. No. 52. Born June 17, 1893. Son of Nels F. and Christine Hansen-Jensen. Entered service June 25, 1918, at Camp Gordon, Ga. Died March 1, 1919, at LeMans, France of ptomaine poisoning. Overseas 7 months prior to his death. Home address, Ohio, Ohio Twp.

LARSON, CLAUSE G. (12)
Pvt. Co. F, 341st Inf., 86th Div. Born July 19, 1891, at Boras, Sweden. Came to U. S. in 1910 and Buereau County in 1913. Made his home with W. O. Lunn and family until he entered service June, 1918. Private Larson waived right of alienship, stating that U. S. was his adopted home and "I want to help get the Kaiser." Died Oct. 5, 1918, at La Bourne, France, from pulmonary oedema. Home address, Ohio, Ohio Twp.


Ohio, La Moille, Bureau, Dover, Berlin, Westfield

SMITH, GROVER W. (1)
Pvt. Co. D, 18th M. G. B. Born May 30, 1893. Entered service May 24, 1918, at Jefferson Barracks. Sailed overseas about July 4. Was captured at 12:01 a.m. by German Patrol, Sept. 18, 1918, while carrying a message from hdqs. to another officer. This was in Alsace Sec., near city of Munster. Sept. 24 he was taken to a farm near Comarwhere he was taken sick. The Germans took him to Straussburg Hospital prison where he died Oct. 12, 1918 of pneumonia. Buried Oct. 15, 1918, in the "Garrison Cemetery," at Straussburg. Home address, Ohio, Ohio Twp.

DESMOND, RAY (2)
Pvt. Co. E. 137th Inf., 35th Div. Born July 28, 1894. Son of Mr. and Mrs. George Desmond. Entered service April 1, 1918, at Camp Dodge. Entered trenches in July. Killed instantly on Sept. 28, 1918, at Montrebeau Woods, southeast of Exesmont. Home address, La Moille, La Moille Twp.

FEIK, RALPH R. (3)
Pvt. Co. D, 106 Engrs. Born Dec. 9, 1895. Son of John and Louise Feik. Entered service June 26, 1918, at Camp Wheeler, Ga. Died Oct. 3, 1918, at Glasgow, Scotland of pneumonia. Home address, La Moille, La Moille Twp.

HAMILTON, GLEN (4)
Pvt. 335th Supply Co. Entered service June 15, 1918, at Camp Bradley, Peoria. Sailed overseas Sept. 3. Was a truck driver with hdqs. at Le Mans. Under fire several times while taking supplies to the front. Was taken sick Nov. 15. Died Nov. 20, 1918, of pneumonia, at Le Mans, France, buried in the Grande Cemeterie de Le Mans, France, situated on a hill at the foot of which flows the Sarthe River. Home address, La Moille, La Moille Twp.

ERICKMEIER, GEORGE H. (5)
Pvt. Co. M, 18th Inf. born March 26, 1892. Son of Jos. H. and Laura Stiles-Eickmeier. Entered service May 26, 1918 at Camp Gordon, Ga. Gassed at Argonne Forest and died Oct. 8, 1918, at Base Hospital No. 58, wounds caused by gas. Buried in American Cemetery at Rimaucourt, Haute Marne, France. Home address, Princeton, Bureau Twp.

JONTZ, HOMER (6)
Pvt. 16th Co. Born Feb. 8, 1890. Son of Henry A. and Sarah Carney-Jontz. Entered service April 3, 1918, at Ft. Terry, N. Y. Died April 19, 1918, at Ft. Terry, N. Y., of pneumonia. Home address, Princeton, Bureau Twp.

HOLM, OSCAR (7)
Pvt. 1-C, 121st Inf. Son of Jens and Karoline Holm. Entered service June 25, 1918, at Spring Valley, Ill. Sent to Camp Wheeler, Ga. Taken ill just before his Company sailed for France in October, was taken off the boat and to the Camp Mills, N. Y., died of pneumonia. Buried at Princeton, Ill., Oct. 24, 1918. Home address, Princeton, Dover Twp.

McKANE, HARLOW (8)
Pvt. 31st Div., 329th Inf. Born Nov. 2, 1894. Son of Mr. and Mrs. T. F. McKane. Entered service June 4, 1918, at Camp Wheeler, Ga. Arrived in France Oct. 25, 1918. Died Nov. 21, 1918, at Bordeaux, France, of pneumonia. Buried at Le Mans, France. Home address, Dover, Dover Twp.

ANDERSON, CADET WALLACE (9)
Pvt. Co. 18, H. T. D. M. G. Born July 28, 1889. Son of Cadet and Kate McCall-Anderson. Entered service Sept. 5, 1918, at Camp Grant. Died Oct. 7, 1918, at Camp Hancock of pneumonia. Home address, La Moille, Berlin Twp.

NEWMAN, ROLLA M. (10)
Sgt. Co. G, 16th Inf., 1st Div. Born May 28, 1896. Son of W. Frank and Carrie Mason-Newman. Entered service April 9, 1917, at Jefferson Barracks. Promoted February, 1918, to Corporal; June to Sergeant. Wounded at battle of Soissons and died about July 27, 1918, from wounds received. Battles: Toul Sec., Cantigny, Chateau Thierry, Soissons. Home address, Malden, Berlin Twp.

PRICE, HAROLD G. (11)
Master Engr., S. G. Trans. Corps. Born Aug. 15, 1891. Son of James and Minnie Cheeseman-Price. Entered service Dec. 11, 1917. Promoted June, 1918, to Corporal; August to Sergeant; October to Battalion Sergeant Major; November to Master Engr, S. G. Sailed from Newport News, Va., June, 1918; arrived at Brest, France, July 12, 1918. Died March 31, 1919, at Camp Ancona, Bordeaux, France, of pneumonia. Home address, Malden, Berlin Twp.

BOBBIO, JOHN (12)
Pvt. Co. A, 123rd Inf. Born Oct. 18, 1887. Son of Carlo and Domenica Bobbio. Entered service July, 1918, at Camp Wheeler, Ga. Died Oct. 15, 1918, at Hoboken, N. J., of influenza-pneumonia. Home address, Cherry, Ill., Westfield Twp.


Westfield, Concord

CASSIDY, PETER L. (1)
Corporal, Co. A, 111th Inf. Born Oct. 9, 1894. Son of Margaret and patrick Cassidy. Entered service May 27, 1918, at Camp Gordon. Promoted June 19, to Corporal. Wounded t battle of Argonne Forest. Died Oct. 8, 1918, at LaChaladefrom wounds received in action. Home address, Arlington, Westfield Twp.

FRANCISCO, PETER (2)
Pvt., 1 C., 337th F. A. Son of Mr. and Mrs. John Francisco. Entered service April 29, 1918, at Camp Dodge, Ia. Died Oct. 25, 1918, in Carzet, France, of disease. Home address Cherry, Westfield Twp.

RAEF, SEVERINE (3)
Pvt. Co. K, 28th Inf., 1st Div. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Raef, of Newton, Ill. Entered service May 27, 1918, at Camp Gordon, Ga. Wounded at Argonne Meuse Off., shot in abdomen Oct. 7, 1918. Died Oct. 14, in Mobile Hospital No. 2. Buried in Grave 68 in the American Battle Area Cemetery, Chateau-de-Salvange at Froidos, department of the Meuse. Home address, Cherry, Westfield Twp.

COX, JOHN M. (4)
Pvt. Inf. Son of Curd and Mary Cox. Entered service Sept. 5, 1918, at Princeeton, Ill. died Oct. 12, 1918, at Ft. Oglethorpe, Ga., of pneumonia. Home address Sheffield, Concord Twp.

GARVER, KELSO M. (5)
Pvt., 1 C., Base Hospital No. 64, A. E. F. Born Sept. 2, 1889. Son of E. E. and Mary E. Miller-Garver. Entered service July 1, 1918, at Monticello, Ill. died Oct. 26, 1918, at Rimaucourt, Haute Marne, France, from wounds received in line of duty. Home address, Buda, Concord Twp.

GUTSHALL, MERRILL N. (6)
Corporal, Co. H, 129th Inf., 33rd Div. Born March 1, 1896. Son of Joseph L. and Maranda Newbaker-Gutshall. Entered service Sept. 21, 1917, at Camp Dodge, Ia. Sailed overseas May, 1918. Killed at battle of Consenvoye in line of duty on Oct. 15, 1918. Home address, Sheffield, Concord Twp.

HANSEN, EARNEST ALBERT (7)
Mechanic, 2nd Co., 160 Depot Brig., 1st Bn. Born Dec. 1, 1890. Son of Carl C. and Marie M. Hansen. Entered service Nov. 21, 1917, at Camp Custer, Mich. Promoted Jan. 1, 1918, to Mechanic. Died March 31, 1918, at Camp Custer of brain fever, following the administration of antitoxen. Was apparently on road to recovery when complication of brain set in, causing death. Was the first Sheffield boy to die in service. Home address, Sheffield, Concord Twp.

HEARTJENS, PETRUS (8)
Pvt. 16 Co., L. I. S., C. A. C. Born Jan. 7, 1890, in Belgium. Son of Peter and Louise Heartjens. Was in U. S. six years prior to entering service. Entered service April 3, 1918, at Ft. Terry, N. Y. Died April 15, 1918, at Military Hospital, Ft. Terry, N. Y., of pneumonia. Buried in Catholic cemtery at Sheffield, Ill. Home address, Buda, Concord Twp.

HORTZ, HENRY F. (10)
Co. C, 18th Inf. Born May 25, 1892. Son of Edward F. and Mary A. Hortz. Entered service May 26, 1918, at Camp Gordon, Ga. Sailed for overseas July, 1918, and sent to front about Aug. 4. Wounded at battle of St. Mihiel between Lonsord and Montser Sept. 12, 1918. Died Sept. 14, 1918, from wounds. Home address, Sheffield, Concord Twp.

KNOWLTON, ARLEY (11)
U. S. Navy, Radio Dept. Born Jan. 21, 1899. Son of Mr. and mrs. H. B. Knowlton. Entered service May 17, 1918, at Great Lakes, Ill. Given furlough to go to Sheffield with Jackie Band and Baeball teams from Great Lakes for Sheffield Home-Coming. Was taken sick while there and died Sept. 26, 1918, at Sheffield, Ill., of influenza-pneumonia. Buried in Sheffield cemetery. Home address, Sheffield, Concord Twp.

MADSEN, ALFRED (12)
332d Inf., 33d Div. Born Sept. 18, 1889. Son of Mr. and Mrs. John Madsen. Entered service Sept., 1917, at Camp Dodge, Ia. Killed at battle of Meuse Argonne about Oct. 9, 1918. Home address, Sheffield, Concord Twp.


Concord, Wyanet, Princeton

MARTIN, RAYMOND W. (1)
Pvt. 23 Co., U. S. M. C. Born, 1894. son of Nels and Emma C. Martin. Entered service July 10, 1917, at Paris Isle, S. C. Battles: St. Mihiel, Champaign, Verdun. Wounded at battle of Verdun; killed at battle of Champaigne Oct. 4, 1918, by enemy shell fire. Home address, Sheffield, Concord Twp.

MEREDITH, LAWRENCE L. (2)
Pvt. Co. A, 227 Reg., Overseas Bn. Canadian Expeditionary forces. Released from this army and returned to U. S. and entered service Feb. 12, 1918. Born March 5, 1895. Son of G. D. and Jennie Meredith. Died Oct. 3, 1918, at Camp Green, N. C., of Bright's Disease. Home address, Buda, Concord Twp.

PLAASCHAERT, FRANCIS (3)
Pvt. Casual Co. 79. Born Dec. 21, 1901. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Alex Plaaschaert. Entered service june, 1918, at Rock Island, Ill. Died May 4, 1919; accidentally electrocuted at Bordeaux, France. Buried at Bordeaux, France. Home address, Sheffield, Concord Twp.

SPRAGUE, WALTER J. (4)
Corporal, Co. E., 21st U. S. Inf. Born July 21, 1896. Son of Theophilus and Elizabeth Jones-Sprague. Entered service Nov., 1915, at Vancouver Barracks, Wash. Served during summer and winter of 1916 along Mexican border. Promoted early part of 1917 to Corporal. Later transferred to Motor Truck Co. 217 at Ft. Sill, Okla. Died April 21, 1918, at fort Sill, Okla., of pneumonia. Buried with due military honors in Sheffield cemetery. Home address, Sheffield, Concord Twp.

WEBB, FRANK S. (5)
Pvt. S. A. T. C. Born March 12, 1900. son of Samuel J. and Anna C. Webb. Entered service Sept. 21, 1918, at Camp Bradley, Peoria, Ill. Died Oct. 11, 1918, at Camp Bradley, Peoria of influenza-pneumonia. Home address, Buda, Concord Twp.

FREDENBURG, EARLE S. (6)
Pvt. School of Arms. Born April 17, 1898. son of Stephen and Rose Fredenburg. Entered service jan. 4, 1918, at Jefferson Barracks, Mo. Died Feb. 4, 1918, at Jefferson Barracks of bronchial pneumonia. Buried at his old home in Marshall, Mich. Home address, Wyanet, Wyanet Twp.

JOINES, NOAH TALMADGE (7)
Pvt. Inf. Born June 14, 1895. Son of Peter and Lorrina Joines. Entered service Sept. 25, 1917, at Camp Dodge, Ia. Died Jan. 10, 1918, at Camp Pike, Little Rock, Ark., of pleurisy. Home address, Wyanet, Wyanet Twp.

ACKERSON, ROLAND H. (8)
M. M. 2 C. 14 Reg. U. S Navy. Born Aug. 1, 1896. Son of I. H. and Augusta Dreman-Ackerson. Entered service May 17, 1918, at Great Lakes, Ill. Died Sept. 29, 1918, at Great Lakes of pneumonia. Home address, Princeton, Princeton Twp.

BROWN, GEORGE L. (9)
Pvt. Casual Co. No. 1. Born June 25, 1888. Son of Thomas and Bessie Brown. Entered service Oct. 2, 1918, at Camp Bolt. Died Oct. 14, 1918, at Camp colt of bronchial pneumonia following influenza ten days after he had been mustered in. He was a member of the presbyterian church and a chapter degree Mason in Princeton lodge No 587. Chapter Degree, No. 28. Home address, Princeton, Princeton Twp.

CARLSON, EDWARD M. (10)
Corporal, Trench Mortar Battery, 3d Art. Brig., H. F. A. Born March 11, 1896. Sone of John C. and Lizzie Gustafson-Carlson. Enterred service June 13, 1917, at Jefferson Barracks, Mo. Transferred to Ft. Sam Houston and Camp Stanley, Texas. Promoted Sept. 12, 1917, to corporal. Sailed from Camp Merritt, N. J., April, 1918. Illed at battle of Chateau Thierry July 15, 1918. Home address, Princeton, Princeton Twp.

DYKE, NELSE VICTOR (11)
Pvt. Q. M. C. Born Jan. 31, 1891. Son of John and Olivia Dyke. Entered service Dec. 10, 1917, at Chicago. Died Feb. 20, 1918, at Camp Johnston, Jacksonville, Fla., of scarlet fever. Home address, Princeton, Princeton Twp.

GREENE, RODGER E. (12)
1st Lt. 117th Inf., 30th Div. Regt. Gas Officer. Born April 28, 1893. Son of Albert W. and Hulda Bargman-Greene. Entered service Nov. 27, 1917, at Ft. Sheridan. Promoted Nov. 5, 1918, to 1st Lt. Died Feb. 16, 1919, at Paris, France, of bronchial pneumonia. Buried in American Military Cemetery No 34, Grave No. 168, at Suresnes, 6 miles from Paris. Attached to the Chief Office, R. T. O., Paris, at the time of his death. Fought with the British army when they smashed the Hindenburg line Sept. 29, 1918, at Ronssoy, Bellicourt, Nauroy, Brancourt, Premont, Busigny, Vaux-Andigny, St. Souplet, Mazinghein. Home address, Princeton, Princeton Twp.



Princeton

HALBERG, ARTHUR E. (1)
Bugler, Co. F, 38th Inf., 3rd Div. Born July 11, 1894. Son of John and Tillie Linden-Hallberg. Entered service Sept. 21, 1917, at Camp Dodge, Ia. Killed at second battle of the Marne July 23, 1918. Home address Princeton, Princeton Twp.

HARTIG, AUGUST FRED (2)
Pvt. Born May 5, 1894. Died Oct. 7, 1918, at Camp Grant of influenza. Home address, Princeton, Princeton Twp.

JANES, FRED HOPE (3)
Pvt. Co. C, 319th Engrs. Born Sept. 11, 1891. Son of Theo. C. and Mary A. Janes. Entered service Feb. 16, 1918, at Vancouver, Washington. Died April 8, 1918, at Washington, D. C., of acute appendicitis. Home address, Princeton, Princeton Twp.

KIRKLAND, GEORGE E. (4)
Pvt. Born Feb. 22, 1891. Son of Charley and Sarah Kirkland. Entered service May 29, 1918, at Camp Sheridan, Ala. Died Jan. 20, 1919, at Camp Sheridan of general paralysis. Home address, Princeton, Princeton Twp.

KOPP, WILBUR C. (5)
Pvt. Inf., 102nd Div. Born May 30, 1896. Son of Philip R. and Mary E Kopp. Entered service Sept. 21, 1917, at Camp Dodge, Ia. Transferred to Camp Pike where he was dangerously ill with pneumonia. Early in June, 1918, left for overseas. In service about three months when killed in action at battle of Chateau Thierry, Sept. 26, 1918. With his excellent marksmanship and continuous desire to get the Germans he was twice recommended for promotion but chose to remain a private. Home address, Princeton, Princeton Twp.

LINDGREN, ANDREW M. (6)
Pvt. machine Gun co., 9th Inf. Born March 14, 1892. Son of Matilda Ode-Lindgren. Entered service Sept. 19, 1917, at Camp Dodge, Ia. Killed at battle of Blanc mont, Champagne Drive, Oct. 4, 1918. Home address, Princeton, Princeton Twp.

NIENABER, NED A. (7)
Pvt. 2 Co., Prov. Ord. Dept. Born Nov. 24, 1890. son of Andrew G. and Edith M. nienaber. Enterred service June 15, 1918, at Peoria, Ill. Died Oct. 20, 1918, at Liverpool, England, of pneumonia. Home address, Princeton, Princeton Twp.

PADEN, WALTER E. (8)
Pvt. Co. F, 128th U. S. Inf., 32d Div. Born June 11, 1891. Son of John R. and Martha Paden. Entered service April 10, 1918, at Camp Bradley, Peoria, Ill. After two months' training here, sent to Camp Jackson, S. C., and assigned to Heavy Field Artillery. From Camp Jackson sent to Camp Merritt, N. J., and sailed last of July. Arrived in France last of August. Killed at battle of Argonne Nov. 10, 1918. Home address, Princeton, Princeton Twp.

STRAND, HARRY (9)
Corporal-Chauffeur, 645 Aero Sqdn. Born July 7, 1892. Son of Mons and Anna Nelson-Strand. Entered service Aug. 22, 1917, at La Salle, Ill. Promoted Nov., 1917, to Corporal; April, 1918, to Chauffeur. Trained at Kelly Field, San Antonio, Texas, from Sept. 3-Dec. 28, 1917, when transferred to Camp Mills, N. Y. Sailed Jan. 13, 1918, for Brest, France, landing Jan. 26. Sent to St. Maxient, remaining there until transferred March 3 to Colombey Les Belles, 1st air depot zone of advance. Was motorcycle dispatch rider, carrying messages to and from front lines. Died June 18, 1918, at Base Hospital, Neuf Chateau, of bronchial pneumonia. Buried the following day in American Cemetery. Home address, Princeton, Princeton Twp.

SONS, WILLIAM B. (10)
Pvt. Co. C, 16th Inf. Born March 3, 1894. Son of Martin and Sarah J. Sons. Entered service May 1918, at Princeton, Ill. Killed in France Oct. 8, 1918, battle unknown. Home address, Brumley, Mo. Formerly Princeton, Princeton Twp.

STEIN, WALTER L. (11)
Carpenter's Mate, U. S. Navy. Born July 30, 1893. Son of Henry C. and Mary C. Stein. Entered service Dec. 11, 1917, at Pensacola, Fla. Died Jan. 18, 1918, at Washington, D. C. Home address, Princeton, Princeton Twp.

WILTZ, PAUL G. (12)
Pvt. 161st Depot Brigade. Born Dec. 1, 1887. Son of Andrew A. and Julia M. Gosse-Wiltz. Entered service June 24, 1918, at Camp Grant. Died Oct. 11, 1918, at Camp Grant, of influenza-pneumonia. Home address, Princeton, Princeton Twp.



Selby, Hall

KNOWLTON, LLOYD M. (1)
Pvt. Co. 14, M. T. D., M. G. T. C. Born Jan. 13, 1894. Son of Wm. and Bertha Knowlton. Entered service Sept. 5, 1918, at Spring Valley, Ill. Died Oct. 11, 1918, at Camp Hancock, Augusta, Ga., of influenza followed by pneumonia. Home address, Depue, Selby Twp.

RODGERS, THOS. (2)
Pvt. Bo. B, Light Field Art. Born Nov. 1, 1893. Son of John and Grace Liddell-Rodgers. Entered servcie june, 1918. Killed Oct. 15, 1918, at battle of Verdun by a German shell when carrying ammunition. Buried where he fell. Home address, Seatonville, Selby Twp.

BROTHERTON, HENRY J. (3)
Pvt. Co. E, 48th Reg. Inf. Son of James and Mary Brotherton, La Salle, Ill. entered service June 1, 1918, at Ft. Thomas, Ky., from Spring Valley, Ill. Died Oct. 6, 1918, at Camp Lee, Va., of pneumonia-influenza. Home address, Spring Valley, Hall Twp.

CAMARLO, JOHN B. (4)
Pvt. Co. K, 28th Inf., 1st Div. Born March 12, 1891. Son of Louis and Margaret Camarlo. Entered service May 27, 1918, at Camp Gordon. Died Sept. 18, 1918, at Toul, Nance, France. Lobar pneumonia. In battle of St. Mihiel. home address, Ladd, Hall Twp.

CAMPBELL, HARRY (5)
Pvt. Co. K, 326th Inf. Born Sept. 1, 1891. Entered service Sept. 19, 1917, at Camp Dodge, Ia. Sailed for France in May, 1918. First went over the top on July 1, 1918. In platoon selected to perform important mission. Trained three weeks for undertaking. Aug. 4, 1918, at 3:55 a.m., started out under cover of heavy artillery fire. Accomplished mission and were assembling when several shells fell in their midst, killing 18. Died 5:00 a.m., Aug. 5, 1918. Buried A. E. F. Cemetery No. 74, Grave 129. Battles: Marne, Chateau Thierry, Soissons. Home address Ladd, Hall Twp.

COLE, HOWARD W. (6)
Pvt. 66th Co., 1st Bat., 5th Reg., U. S. Marines. Entered service May, 1917. Killed Nov. 11, 1918, during the last three hours of the war. Took part in all Marine engagements. Home address, Spring Valley, Hall Twp.

FINKELBERG, M. (7)
1st Lt., Medical Corps, 360th Inf. Born, 1887. Entered service Aug. 15, 1917, at Spring Valley, Ill. Killed under heavy fire in Argonne Forest, Sept. 15, 1918. There were many gassed and wounded patients and being the youngest doctor in service of that division, volunteered to go into trench hospital. While there he had to call for ambulances and help and as orderlies were busy he again volunteered to go outside and call for help. Just stepped outside and was struck and instantly killed. Home address, Spring Valley, Hall Twp.

FLAHERTY, FRANCIS D. (8)
Pvt. Inf. Born Dec. 1, 1896. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Flaherty. Entered service Aug. 1, 1918, at Camp Wheeler, Ga. Died Feb. 14, 1919, at Bordeaux of septicema and pneumonia. Home address, Ladd, Hall Twp.

FOSTER, LUKE F. (9)
Pvt. Co. A, 50th R. Y. Engrs. Born Aug. 13, 1893. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Thos. Foster. Entered service April 27, 1918, at Camp Dodge, Ia. Saw active service at front. Died Oct. 6, 1918, at Nevers, France, of influenza. Home address, Spring Valley, Hall Twp.

KINDER, IRA MILTON (10)
Pvt. Co. A, 145th Inf. Born Nov. 1, 1898. Son of Mr. and Mrs. John Kinder. Entered service Oct. 12, 1917, at Barnesville, Ohio. Sailed for France May 28, 1918. Entered trenches latter part of August, 1918, and was in the front lines until Armistice was signed. Died Nov. 18, 1918, of pneumonia. Buried near Staden, Belgium; later removed and placed in American Military Cemetery, No. 1252, at Wacregham, West Flanders, Grave 116. Home address, Ladd, Hall Twp.

MIROUSE, JULIS (11)
Son of Mr. and Mrs. Louis Mirouse of Spring valley, Ill. Entered service May 27, 1918, at Camp Gordon, Ga., from Spring Valley, Hall Twp. Died in France, Oct. 11, 1918, from wounds received in battle of Meuse-Argonne.

MITCHELL, THOMAS (12)
Son of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Mitchell, of Mystic, Iowa. Entered service May 27, 1918, at Camp Gordon, Ga., from Ladd, Hall Twp. Killed in action, October 1918.



Hall, Macon, Arispie, Leepertown, Milo

MONTERASTELLI, JOHN (1)
Pvt. Co. H, 59th Inf. Born July 6, 1891. Entered service Sept. 19, 1917, at Camp Dodge, Ia. Transferred to Camp Pike, Ark., Co. F. 346th Inf. Sent to Camp Merritt, N. J., in May. Re-assigned to Co. H, 59th Inf. Sailed for France in June and was immediately sent to the front. Was severely gassed on Aug. 6, and died on Aug. 22, 1918. Home address, Ladd, Hll Twp.

NEWMAN, RAYMOND (2)
Pvt. 69th F. A. Supply Co., 313th Cavalry. Born May 13, 1899. son of Charley and Mary Newman. Entered service June 7, 1918, at La Salle, Ill. Died Oct. 22, at Camp Taylor of pneumonia. Home address, Spring Valley, Hall Twp.

OBERTO, DOMINICK (3)
Pvt. Co. A, 132d Inf., 33d Div. Born Aug. 18, 1892, in Italy; came to America with parents when five months old. Son of Mrs. Margaret Oberto. Entered service Sept. 19, 1917, at Camp Dodge, Ia. Transferred to Camp Logan, Texas, Nov. 1, 1917, and to Camp Upton, N. Y., May 12, 1918. Sailed for France May 16. Arrived at Brest, France, May 24, 1918. July 4 his company assisted the Australians in a drive at Hamelridge. Wounded in this battle, being struck in the stomach and died in a few hours after in an advanced dressing post station. Buried July 14 at Hamel, France. Home address, Spring Valley, Hall Twp.

PROKUP, ANDREW C. (4)
Sergeant, Co. B, 349th Inf. Born Dec. 15, 1890. Son of Andrew and Julia Prokup. Entered service Sept. 5, 1917, at Camp Dodge, Ia. Promoted Jan. 11, 1918, to Sergeant. Died Oct. 9, 1918, of pneumonia at Field Hospital No 352. Buried at French American Military Cemetery, Chevannes les Tranols, Environs de Belfort, Grave No. 31. Home address, Spring Valley, Hall Twp.

SUGGIT, FRANK W. (5)
Pvt. 43d Canadian Cameron Highlanders. Born July 19, 1893, at Buda, Ill. Son of James and Eva Longbotham-Suggit. Entered service March 14, 1916, at Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada. Sailed for England Sept., 1916, arriving on Oct. 6. Trained in England until Nov. 1, when ordered to France. In battle at Vimy ridge early in 1917. Killed at the battle of Passchendaele, Flanders Front, Oct. 26, 1917. Was the first Bureau County boy to fall in France.

HUNTER, JOHN L. (6)
Bugler, Co. K, 69th Inf. Born March 11, 1895. Son of John R. and Margaret Hunter. entered service July 27, 1917, at La Salle, Ill. Killed in action Aug. 4, 1918, at battle of Solssons. Home address, Tiskilwa, Arispie Twp.

AVERILL, CHESTER JAMES (7)
Pvt. Inf. Born Jan. 7, 1888. Son of chas. and Lillie Averill. Entered service May 27, 1918, at Camp Gordon, Ga. Missing in action since Nov. 9, 1918. Home address, Bureau, Ill Leepertown.

BELL, CHARLES N. (8)
Pvt. Co. 10, 2d Rec. Bn. Born May 28, 1891. Son of Frank and Lizzie Bell. Entered service Sept. 5, 1918, at Camp Forest, Ga. In service only six weeks when became ill. Died Oct. 18, 1918, at Ft. Oglethorpe, of influenza-pneumonia. Buried in Bradford, Ill.

COHRS, LESLIE (9)
Sergeant, Inf. born Feb. 15, 1896. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Albert Cohrs. Entered service June 24, 1918, at Princeton, Ill. Promoted Sept. 1 to Seageant. Died Oct. 7, 1918, at Camp Grant of influenza-pneumonia. Home address, Bradford, Milo Twp.

WRIGHT, EDGAR OLIVER (10)
Pvt. Co. E., 39th Inf. Born July 26, 1894. Son of C. C. and Mary Wright. Entered service May 10, 1918, at Jefferson Barracks. Transferred to Camp McArthur, Texas. Killed in action about Oct. 11, 1918, in Meuse-Argonne Off. His death was witnessed by Corporal Carothers and Floyd Unwin, of Co. E. Corporal Carothers took from his pack an Army and Navy edition of St. John, a small picture and a card. His commanding officer states that he was a brave and loyal soldier and conducted himself most gallantly in action and was held in highest esteem by his comrades. Home address, Bradford, Milo Twp.


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