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MISCELLANEOUS

American Red Cross - Waveland
American Red Cross - Browns Valley

Articles (various) from the Waveland Independent newspapers, 1918

Gold Star, Roll of Honor

Co. C

List of those NOT purchasing Liberty Bonds Nov 1918

BANDEL, Edward - (thanks CDPL)

BARR, Charles -- see Raymond Bowers

BOWERS, Raymond -- Waveland Independent Nov 23, 1917 Charles D. BARR, Raymond BOWERS, Paul McMAINS and Parke SPENCER went to Indianapolis Wednesday to enlist in the Quartermaster's Corps. They all passed and will go to Ft. Thomas Ky. tomorrow

Boys Reserve 1917

1917 - First Muster Call

1917- Brown Township list of Draft #

CAULDWELL, Oscar - pic

COFFING, Earl - pic (thanks CDPL)

COWAN, Merle - post card from Ohio State - training -- back side, his writing

Note: Pic above. John & Nancy came many miles to bring the letters you see typed
here from his father, Merle. They brought me the original letters & I typed them.
Thanks so much you two. Great meeting someone you correspond with. Such a
wonderful touch of history here !! The originals are heading (tomorrow) to the
Crawfordsville District Public Library where they will be housed in temperature-control

COWAN, Merle - letters from Relatives

COWAN, Merle - letters from Marian Menough

COWAN, Merle - letters from others to him

DAVIS, Roscoe - MIA/Death

ELLIOTT, Leonard - pic (is that a hole in his hat?)

GHORMLEY, Hubert (recruit/rejected)

GLASCOCK, David - pic - (thanks CDPL)

GIFFIN, Everett (pic)

GRIMES, George (pic)

HERRON, Austin - pic - (thanks CDPL)

HOWARD, Louis - injured

IRWIN, Howard - dies in France - hospital

KARLE, Albert - pic - thanks CDPL

McCampbell, Paul -pic - (thanks CDPL)

McMAINS, Paul -- Waveland Independent Nov 23, 1917 Charles D. BARR, Raymond BOWERS, Paul McMAINS and Parke SPENCER went to Indianapolis Wednesday to enlist in the Quartermaster's Corps. They all passed and will go to Ft. Thomas Ky. tomorrow

MAXWELL, Fred - pic - (thanks CDPL)

MICHAELS, Lee - pic - (thanks CDPL)

(Frank) McCabe & (Geo) Mikels - promoted

MOORE, Bessie - (Waveland Independent, Feb 23, 1917) - Miss Bessie Moore has joined the Red Cross at Crawfordsville and will go every Tuesday for instruction. The local Red Cross is expected to affiliate with the American Red Cross Society

NELSON, David - deserter

NICHOLSON BROTHERS meet in France

O'NEAL, Howard - pic

WWI Active Duty Dec 1917

1918 Active Duty servicemen

PATTERSON, Roscoe A -dog tags returned

PIERCE, Pvt - news

RIVERS, Lawrence - news

SETTLES, Claude - Waveland Independent 9-18-1918 -- Lt. Claude Settles has been made personal adjutant and transferred to Camp Sheridan, AL.

SHUMAKER, Austin - pic - thanks, CDPL

SPENCER, Parke -- Waveland Independent Nov 23, 1917 Charles D. BARR, Raymond BOWERS, Paul McMAINS and Parke SPENCER went to Indianapolis Wednesday to enlist in the Quartermaster's Corps. They all passed and will go to Ft. Thomas Ky. tomorrow. Waveland Independent Waveland, Montgomery County, Indiana Feb 22, 1918 Parke SPENCER returned to Camp Taylor Monday.

STAGGS, Albert - loses arm

STRAUGHAN, W.L.

TILLEY, Ralph - news

TODD, Raymond - Died of pneumonia Ft. Niagara, NY

VAUGHN, Robert - pic

WABASH COLLEGE -- tribute to their fallen

WWI Book Drive

WWI Liberty Guard (organized)

WWI Rationing

Wheat Inventory

WIATT, Clyde - Source: Waveland Independent Waveland, Montgomery County, Indiana Sept 13, 1918 -- Clyde Wiatt was here from Jefferson Barracks this week. He expects to go overseas in a few days. "From the Camp"

YOUNGMAN, Lt. Col. Robert - medical release

Post Card - from my grandfather (side2) to my grandmother (Carl Smith to Hazel Morgan)

Post Card - from "Flashey" to Andrew Merl Cowan - thanks John C

Post Card from Helen - 12-18-1918 from Crawfordsville, Ind


COMMISSIONS

BALL, Thomas Zopher

CLORE, Lex B.

DWIGGINS, Russell (Lt) - commissioned & death

PEARCE, Roy G.


DISCHARGES

ALLEN, Leslie
BIDDLE, Clarence Glenn
OWENS, Lee
POLLOM, R. R. (Dr)
TAYLOR, Robert I.


ENLISTMENTS

BARR, Charles D. "Chine"
Battery boys
CLOUSER, Miss Eula
YARYAN, George


LETTERS HOME

CONNER, Joe

COWAN, Andrew "Merle" - letters from relatives -- letters from others to Merle (mainly Marian Menaugh a girl friend at the time) -- letters from others (friends, school mates, service buddies - thanks so VERY MUCH to John Cowan, Merle's son for this wonderful look at not only a man but the war, the flu, the history of the times - kbz

DIETRICH, Carson Washington

GARLAND, (James) Vernon

GOODWIN, George - letter home

GRAY, John - picture - thanks CDPL

HICKMAN, Henry - letter ...

HOUK, Wilbur G - letter home

MANNING, Frank

MARSHALL, Guy

MOORE, A. Clyde - letter home

MORGAN, Charles Clayton -- thanks to cousin Jerry for typing these :) -- WHOOPS -- this should be in Korean War page but will leave it here - interesting reading anyway and will link to the Korea page - SORRY :( kbz

NOLAN, John - writes rhymes to mother

PORTER, Fred

SCOTT, (Ira) Chase - 2 letters and couple of articles

SHAUL, Frank - several items

SHELTON, Sgt. Joseph C.

SHULAR, Will - letters

SMITH, Carl - kbz's gpa' (to brother Claude)

SOWERS, Marney to various folks

TANNENBAUM, Ferdinand - (Source: Crawfordsville Daily Journal 24 Dec 1918) -- Ferdinand Tannenbaum, who is Asst. Attorney General to Porto Rico has been granted a leave of absence and will arrive in this city tomorrow to spend the holidays with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. S. Tannenbaum. Mr. Tannenbaum has been acting attorney general during the absence of Mr. Kern, the Att. Gen of Porto Rico.

WARD, Elvin - to mother

WEAVER, Guy "Eschol" to Sam Demaree & familiy

WIATT, Walter to Clyde

WOODY, Walter (to Darlington Herald newspaper)


**OBITUARIES **

Note: there are many more WWI obits on the site, but I've not gone back & found them :) See any, let me know and I'll be glad to add them here !

BIDDLE, Clarence Glenn
COOK, Asa "Melvin"
COOK, George "Wallace"
COX, Byron Clark (Corporal - KIA)
HAMMER, John Floyd
JONES, William Fife (KIA - active duty after war)
McCLURE, Christopher
MARSHALL, Gola
MERRELL, Lewis E.
MYERS, Stanford Arrick
ORRICK, Thomas J.
SHIELDS, Roy
SMITH, Leland Carl (my gpa' :) kz)
SMITH, Russell Newton
STEVENS, Guy (Camp McClelland - flu/pneumonia)
TODD, Raymond - KIA
WALLACE, William "Noble"


PICTURES

W.A. Moon (William & Maude -Mr & Mrs) & their 3 soldier (Cecil, Royce & Wilber) sons

Ladoga WWI Vets

Matt Simms (Deputy Prosecutor of Montgomery County returned from service Feb 1919)

McNeil, Boyd - with rifle - and this one below, Army pic 1918. His brother, Corporal Harry Foster McNeil has three pics from Ft. Riley Kansas - one by barracks; one on wagon and the other in formal dress. Thanks so very much to Boyd III for sending these awesome photos !!

Byron Clark Cox - 1st soldier killed from Montgomery County in WWI - thanks so much to Marty McL. for this - Crawfordsville American Legion - named for BCC

Ross, Raymond

SMITH, Carl (infantry uniform) -- in dress uniform

STOUT, Lester - picture - thanks CDPL


STATIONS, etc.:
Akins, Harry
BACON, Charles
BACON, Fred
BALL, T.Z.
BARTON, Harry
BIDDLE, Clarence & James L.
BROWN, Orpha (Alonzo & Dick)
CANINE, Stanley
CONNOR, Joe
DEMORET, Roy
DIETRICH, Carson
ENGLAND, Ray
EVERSON, Paul
FERRELL, Raymond

GALEY, Floyd
GHORMLEY, Glen
GHORMLEY, Hubert
GLOVER, Foster
HICKMAN, George
HUSTON, Albert

JACKSON, Roy
McNUTT, Earl
MARSHALL, Guy
MILNER, Fred

MOORE, Logan -- Waveland Independent Waveland, Montgomery County, Indiana July 11, 1919 Logan Moore has landed on this side and is now at Camp Jackson after several months service with the Medical Corps in France.
PARKS, Otis
PEFFLEY, Roscoe
PRIEBE, Fred
REEVES, Noble

SCOTT, (Ira) Chase - letter and two short articles
SCOTT, Claude

SCOTT, Fred -- Waveland Independent Waveland, Montgomery County, Indiana Aug 15, 1919 Fred Scott, son of Mrs. Anna Scott is seriously ill at Camp Taylor. Fred was gassed while in service in France. About two weeks ago he developed disquieting symptoms including slight hemorrhages, and by advice of his physician went to Camp Taylor for treatment. On Monday Mrs. Scott received a message saying his condition was serious. She went to Camp Taylor by the evening train.
SEITS, Will - 1st in France, letters and other articles

SEMLER, Charles - Waveland Independent, Dec 28, 1917 - Lt. Chalres Semler of Hattieburg was guest of Miss Mabel Milligan early in the week. Source: Waveland Independent, Sept 13, 1918 - Lt. & Mrs. Charles Semler (Mable Kathleen Milligan) left on Tuesday for New Orleans
SETTLES, Guy
SHULAR, Will

SIMMS, James - Waveland Independent Waveland, Montgomery County, Indiana Feb 22, 1918 Mr. and Mrs. MS Simms were here from Crawfordsville over Sunday. Jim thinks he is headed straight for the army and hopes to get a place in the Judge Advocate's department.
SMITH, Joe
SPENCER, Parke

STAGGS, Abraham -- Waveland Independent, Feb 21, 1919 - Mr. and Mrs. Sam Staggs who have not heard from their son, Abe, for several months received a telegram on Saturday from New York stating he had landed and was in the hospital. It also said he would be sent to a hospital near home.
TAGUE, Roy
THOMAS, Murray
VANNICE, Howard

WEAVER, Harold
WIATT, Will



TRAINING:

CONNER, Joe
JARVIS, Arthur
PENN, Ford
YARYAN, Charles


DRAFT INFORMATION

900+ Military Registration Cards - thanks SOOOO much, John Cowan - this is totally awesome

ALEXANDER, John Richard
ALEXANDER, Mark
ALEXANDER, Stephen John
ALLEN, Bernard McKinley


BARNES, Ruby Claire - KIA
BEEBE, Ernest (note: he must have come home as he died in 1979) -- Source: Crawfordsville Daily Journal 10 December 1918 In spite of the fact that Ernest Bebee (sic - Beebe) of Whitesville is reported in today's casualty list, he is likely celebrating with the rest of the Yankes "over there." A telegram announced that Pvt Ernest Bebee was missing in action October 14, was received several days ago by his father, Fred Bebee of Whitesville. Since this however, letters have been received from the son, the last one of ? was written November 3. Pvt Bebee was engaged in farming before America's part in the war. But soon after the declaration of war he enlisted with the 4th Infantry at Jeffersonville.
BERRYMAN, Oliver
BREAKS, Richard Dewey
BUNNELL, David J.
BUNNELL, Ruskin Spurgeon

CHAMPION, Paul (see pic below)


COX, Denton Thornburg
COX, Kenneth Lee
COX, Royal B.
CURRY, William Harrison


DAVIS, Albert Elmer
DAVIS, Charles Edgar
DAVIS, Harry Todd
DAVIS, Levi Franklin
DAVIS, Stephen Morton
DEMORET, Roy
DOYEL, Lee Connan (Conan)


EDWARDS, Warner Elver
ENGLAND, Ray
EPPS, James Robert
EVERSON, Paul


FERRELL, Raymond
FIELDS, Charles Talbot
FINCH, Isaac N.
FINE, Austin E.
FINE, Harry Nelaton
FINK, Edson
FITZWATER, William
FULLENWIDER, George Hobson
FULLENWIDER, Joseph "Newton"
FULLENWIDER, Oscar Lytleton


GILLILAND, Earl Erwin
GILLILAND, Henry Manson
GILLILAND, John Hubert
GILLILAND, Lawrence
GILLILAND, Samuel A.
GLADDEN, Walter Clide
GOLDSBY, Amos Leslie
GRAHAM, Victor -- Source: Waveland Independent Waveland, Montgomery County, Indiana 1 March, 1918 The local board has placed Fred Spencer in 3J, as necessary on the farm and Victor Graham in 2D as necessary on the railroad.

GRIMES, Glyndon - Source: Waveland Independent Waveland, Montgomery County, Indiana Aug 2, 1918 Glyndon Grimes is learning pratical engineering at Camp Humphries, Va. He is within 4 miles of Mt. Vernon.

GROENDYKE, Roy (LeRoy Breaks)-


HAGAN, Turner Sylvester
HALL, Frank- picture
HARLAN, Clarence
HARSHBARGER, Charles Harold
HARSHBARGER, Claude Carl
HARSHBARGER, Earle M.
HARSHBARGER, Frank
HARSHBARGER, Grover Lee
HARSHBARGER, John A.
HARSHBARGER, John Laurel
HARSHBARGER, Lester
HARSHBARGER, Lloyd Abram
HARSHBARGER, Walter
HARTING, Carl Curtis
HAVENS, Charles Beamer
HAVENS, George Looker
HESLER, Russell Lowell
HIRSHBURG, Roy N.
JOLLEY, Forrest

KARLE Albert
KELLER, Aaron Grover
KING, Chester Wallace


LEWELLEN, Walter


MAXWELL, (Carl) Fred
MAXWELL, Ralph Wilson
MAXWELL, Walter Finley
McCORMICK, Herbert I.
McCORMICK, Wilmot Victor
McNORTON, Franklin Merle
McNULTY, John W.
McNUTT, Fred
MILES, Harry Victor
MILLER, Seymour Byron
MILLIGAN, Dean Stanley
MILLIGAN, Elton Leroy
MILLIGAN, James Milford
MILLION, Joseph Jefferson
MOODY, Claude Erman (Herman?)
MOODY, Harley
MOODY, Harry Mercer
MOODY, Lewis Clem
MOODY, Paul Hastaday
MOORE, Jesse F (#10 to register in Montgomery County)
MORRIS, Albert Porter
MORRIS, Carson E.
MORRIS, Cassel
MORRIS, Dan
MORRIS, Fred O.
MORRIS, Harry C.
MORRIS, Hobson Dewey
MORRIS, Omar Philetus
MORRIS, Roy Merle
MORRIS, Thomas James
MORRISON, Andrew
MORRISON, Harry Clayton
MORRISON, Otha
MYERS, Remley Emanuel
MYERS, Stanford "Babe"


OWENS, Lee


PADDACK, Eric Berryman
PADDACK, Howard Samuel
PAVEY, Garfield Porter
PLETCHER, C.A.


REEVES, Noble
RUSK, Carl A.
RUSK, Clyde E.
RUSK, George Orestes
RUSK, Jesse Omer
RUSK, John Terance
RUSK, Kenneth


SAIDLA, Glen E.
SAYLER, Clarence
SAYLER, Cline Childers
SAYLER, Harvey Bayard
SAYLER, Herman J.
SAYLER, Hubert
SAYLER, Paul Davis
SAYLER, Solomon Jacob
SAYLER, Walter
SHAUL, Frank
SHAW, Noble
SHELTON, Joseph C.
SIMMONS, Edgar Raymond
SIMMONS, Frank Henry
SIMMONS, George Rictor
SIMMONS, Herman O.
SIMMONS, Julian Commodore
SIMMONS, Kenneth E.
SPENCER, Fred - see Victor Graham
STEWART, James Adrian
STEWART, Mark Lewis
STEWART, Walter A.

STONE J.E. - Waveland Independent Waveland, Montgomery County, Indiana Aug 17, 1917 Amongst those accepted for the Reserve Officers Training Camp we note Rev. JE STONE and Ellsworth C. MURPHY. Mrs. Murphy was Miss Augusta GLENN.
STOUT, Walter J.
SURBER, Ethan Calvin
SWISHER, Howard Harrison


TAGUE, Roy

 

TREUMAN, Barton -- Waveland Independent Waveland, Montgomery County, Indiana Dec 21, 1917 Archie HARRISON who taught at Durham school house last winter, and Barton Treuman have joined the navy.
TURNIPSEED, Thomas


VanSCOYOC, Harry Orval
VanSCOYOC, Homer K.


WARBINTON, Fred Martin
WILCOX, Howard Samuel
WOOD, Elmer
WOODEN, James Wesley
WOODEN, William

WOODROW, John W. -- Waveland Independent Waveland, Montgomery County, Indiana Sept 21, 1944 Second Lt. [2Lt] John W. WOODROW of local basketball fame and a former Wabash College student, was killed in a plane that crashed on a training flight near Westfield, Mass. Six other fliers were killed at the same time. At the time the family lived in Waveland the father was an engineer at the Shades CCC Camp.
WRAY, Gloyd W.


Indiana Casualties - Kokomo Tribune Saturday, 28 Dec 1918 - for Montgomery County and area

 

EDWARDS, Theodore C - Private - Crawfordsville - wounded severely

GRIMES, Roy D - Lt. - Russellville - wounded severely

NEELEY, Bert A. - Pvt - Advance, KIA


Other Casualties

BARNES, Ruby - Source: Tombstone Ladoga Cemetery

BAYLESS, Paul - Waveland IndependentAUg 20, 1936-- Paul Bayless, son of the late Grant Bayless, died in the VA Hospital in Indianapolis on Wednesday afternoon of last week. Funeral services were held at the home in Frankfort on Friday afternoon.

Cedars, Ernest -- letter from Ruth Cowan, Waynetown, Indiana to Cadet Andrew M. Cowan, Flying Detachment Squadron 3, Kelley FIeld 2, San Antonio, Texas -- Word was received here yesterday that Ernest Cedars who lives south of town but who was now in a camp in New York had died from pneumonia.

COOK, Asa "Melvin" -- Source: Indiana Gold Star Honor ROll; obituary - brother to Wallace below.

COOK, George "Wallace" -- Source: Articles in Darlington Herald newspaper - Indiana Gold Star Honor Roll p 455 -- brother to "Melvin" above

COX, Byron Clark - killed - Source: Indiana Gold Star Honor Roll p 456 -- Note: he was barely 18

DAVIS, Roscoe Nye (Source: Indiana Gold Star Honor Roll p 456- from Ladoga)- died April 24, 1918

DWIGGINS, Russell (Lt) - killed

EVERSON, Harold K. - Source: Indiana Gold Star Honor Roll p 456

FLORA, Ralph - KIA - FIRST born here - Source: his obit.

HARSHBARGER, Everett Leonard - Apprentice Seaman - Source: Indiana Gold Star Honor Roll p 457 -- died Jan 1, 1919 - Great Lakes, ILL - entered US Navy 6-6-1918

MYERS, "Babe" -- Stanford Arrick Myers -- KIA -- Source: his obit

SMALL, George died 1918 - "body in France" -- source: Waynetown Masonic Cemetery listing

TODD, Raymond - - the Legion Post in Waveland was named for this man :)

WARBRITTON, Capt. Ernest - died of pneumonia in England

 

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