Red Cross - Waveland
American Red Cross - Browns
Star, Roll of Honor
of those NOT purchasing Liberty Bonds Nov 1918
Edward - (thanks CDPL)
- First Muster Call
Brown Township list of Draft #
Oscar - pic
Earl - pic (thanks CDPL)
Roscoe - MIA/Death
Leonard - pic (is that a hole in his hat?)
David - pic - (thanks CDPL)
Austin - pic - (thanks CDPL)
Louis - injured
Howard - dies in France - hospital
Albert - pic - thanks CDPL
Paul -pic - (thanks CDPL)
Fred - pic - (thanks CDPL)
Lee - pic - (thanks CDPL)
McCabe & (Geo) Mikels - promoted
- (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
David - deserter
Howard - pic
Active Duty Dec 1917
Active Duty servicemen
Roscoe A -dog tags returned
- Waveland Independent 9-18-1918 -- Lt. Claude Settles has been
made personal adjutant and transferred to Camp Sheridan, AL.
Albert - loses arm
Robert - pic
COLLEGE -- tribute to their fallen
Liberty Guard (organized)
Card - from my grandfather
(side2) to my grandmother (Carl Smith to Hazel Morgan)
Card - from
"Flashey" to Andrew Merl Cowan - thanks John C
Russell (Lt) - commissioned & death
R. R. (Dr)
Charles D. "Chine"
George - letter home
Henry - letter ...
Wilbur G - letter home
A. Clyde - letter home
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
John - writes rhymes to mother
(Ira) Chase - 2 letters and couple of articles
Frank - several items
Sgt. Joseph C.
Will - letters
Carl - kbz's gpa' (to brother Claude)
Marney to various folks
- (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.
Elvin - to mother
Guy "Eschol" to Sam Demaree & familiy
Walter to Clyde
Walter (to Darlington Herald newspaper)
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
Byron Clark (Corporal - KIA)
Leland Carl (my gpa' :) kz)
Guy (Camp McClelland - flu/pneumonia)
Raymond - KIA
Moon (William & Maude -Mr & Mrs) & their 3 soldier (Cecil,
Royce & Wilber) sons
Matt Simms (Deputy Prosecutor of Montgomery County
returned from service Feb 1919)
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
Clark Cox - 1st soldier killed from Montgomery County in WWI
- thanks so much to Marty McL. for this - Crawfordsville
American Legion - named for BCC
Carl (infantry uniform) --
in dress uniform
Clarence & James L.
Orpha (Alonzo & Dick)
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.
(Ira) Chase - letter and two short articles
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
Will - 1st in France, letters and other articles
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
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
Lige & Eschol
Cecil - gassed
Ruby Claire - KIA
(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.
Lee Connan (Conan)
-- 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
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.
Roy (LeRoy Breaks)-
Claude Erman (Herman?)
Jesse F (#10 to register in Montgomery County)
- see Victor Graham
- Kokomo Tribune Saturday, 28 Dec 1918 - for Montgomery County and area
Theodore C - Private - Crawfordsville - wounded severely
GRIMES, Roy D
- Lt. - Russellville - wounded severely
Bert A. - Pvt - Advance, KIA
Ruby - Source: Tombstone Ladoga Cemetery
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.
Asa "Melvin" -- Source: Indiana Gold Star Honor ROll;
obituary - brother to Wallace below.
George "Wallace" -- Source: Articles in Darlington Herald
newspaper - Indiana Gold Star Honor Roll p 455 -- brother to "Melvin"
Byron Clark - killed - Source:
Indiana Gold Star Honor Roll p 456 -- Note: he was barely 18
Roscoe Nye (Source: Indiana Gold Star Honor Roll p 456- from
Ladoga)- died April 24, 1918
Russell (Lt) - killed
Harold K. - Source: Indiana
Gold Star Honor Roll p 456
Ralph - KIA - FIRST born here - Source: his obit.
Everett Leonard - Apprentice Seaman - Source: Indiana Gold Star
Honor Roll p 457 -- died Jan 1, 1919 - Great Lakes, ILL - entered US
"Babe" -- Stanford Arrick Myers -- KIA -- Source: his
died 1918 - "body in France" -- source:
Waynetown Masonic Cemetery listing
Raymond - - the Legion Post in Waveland was named for this man :)
Capt. Ernest - died of pneumonia in England