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...thanks to psdgraphics.com for this awesome Gold Star for our deceased soldiers...


Note 1: These men gave their lives for our freedom - God Bless ya' all!

Note 2: If the name is underlined, click to see an obituary

Note 3: The source used for these is: Indiana World War Records: Gold Star Honor Roll, A Record of Indiana Men and Women who died in the service of the United States and the Allied Nations in the World War, 1914-1918

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RUBY CLAIR BARNES -- Private Company M, 153rd Infantry - died of pneumonia


FLOYD SCUYLER BOWMAN - Motor Corps - Company B - died of pneumonia


CHARLES BIBLE -- Co. C, Indiana National Guard - transferred to Troop H, 17th Cavalry, Columbus, Ohio -- died of pneumonia

THEOPHILUS PARVIN CAPLINGER -- Major - US Medical Corps - died of appendicitis

Son of Dr. C. (Charles) A. and Nannie (Nancy E. Burgess) born September 15, 1880 in Montgomery County, Indiana, moved to Fountain County in 1900. Educated in Wabash College and Purdue University. Enlisted US Medical Corps Aug 15, 1917 Covington. Commissioned 1st Lt. at Ft. Riley, Kansas. Transferred to Camp Logan, Texas, promoted to Major. Died of appendicitis January 7, 1919. Buried Masonic Cemetery, Crawfordsville. Survived by widow, Lena (Richey) and two daughters, Mary Virginia and Katherine M. of Wallace, Indiana. See picture here


ERNST IRVING CEDARS -- US Army - died of pneuminia


ALEX R. COLMAN -- Corporal, Co C 52nd Battallion - 3rd Canadian Division -- KIA


JOHN FRANKLIN CONNOR (Conner) -- Battery C, 325th Field Artillery, 84th Division - died of pneumonia

- Son of John and Sarah White Connor; born December 1, 1890, Vermillion County, Ill. Moved to Fountain County, Ind. in 1892. Farmer. Entered service May 25, 1918, Covington, Ind. Sent to Camp Taylor, Ky. Overseas in September, 1918; assigned to Battery C, 325th Field Artillery, 84th Division. Died of pneumonia October 28, 1918. Body returned and buried in Masonic Cemetery, Waynetown, Ind. Survived by widow, Genevieve Cord Connor, and two daughters Ada, and Mary; Hillsboro, Ind.


ASA "Melvin" COOK - 50th Field Artillery -- brother to Wallace below -- died from TB


George "Wallace" COOK -- Co. C, 2nd Infantry, Indiana National Guard - brother to Melvin above - died of pneumonia


BYRON CLARK COX -- Corporal, Co G, 18th Infantry, 1st Division -- KIA (click name for several articles on him)

Silver Star - General Orders No 1, Headquarters 1st Division, Camp Zachary Taylor, Ky Jan 1, 1920: The Division Commander cites the following officers and soldiers for gallantry in action and especially meritorious services ... Byron C. Cox, corporal, Company G, 18th Infantry ... by command of Major General Summerall: Stephen O. Fuqua, Colonel, General Staff, Chief of Staff. Official: RE Fraile, Lt. Col, AGD Division Adjutant.

Record: Born December 5, 1899, Rossville; son of Danton T. and Bertha E. Cox. Teacher, Darlington. Enlisted: April 17, 1917, Jefferson Barracks, MO. Training Jefferson Barracks, Missouri, Ft. Douglas, Ariz. Assigned to Co. G, 18th Infantry. Corporal Jan 25, 1918. Overseas July 14, 1917. Battles: Cantigny, Aisne Marne. Killed In Action July 21, 1918, Soisson. Buried in Oise-Aisne American Cemetery, Fere-en-Tardenois, Department de l'Aisne, Picardie, France - Grave 18, Row 4, Block D. The Byron C. Cox American Legion Post at Crawfordsville is named in his honor.


ROSCOE NYE DAVIS -- Pvt - Co. C 2nd Infantry Indiana National Guard - Co. D, 4th Infantry -- KIA - burial place unknown according to the Gold Star listing but at least a memorial stone is in Ladoga Cemetery, Ladoga, Montgomery County, Indiana (thanks so much to Bill Boone for the pictures - greatly appreciated)


RUSSELL DWIGGINS - 1st Lt. Killed in Aeroplane Accident during training at Ellington Field, TX


AETNA GAIL ELMORE -- Pvt. Army - died of pneumonia


JOHN ENGLAND - Pvt - Co. K. 809th Pioneer Infantry - died of flu


HAROLD EVERSON -- Pvt - 30th Company 8th Training Battalion, 158th Depot Brigate -- died of pneumonia


CLARENCE MILTON FAUST -- Seaman - Lost when his ship, Tampa was destroyed in Bristol Channel - body never recovered


EVERETT HARSHBARGER - Seaman - US Navy - died of pneumonia


FOREST HICKS - Battery B, 36th Regiment Field Artillery - died of pneumonia


HARLEY JONES - 31st Company, 159th Depot Brigate - Co. C 151st Inf - died of pneumonia


JAMES JONES - Co F 4th Infantry 3rd Division - KIA

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WILLIAM JONES - Capt. Aviation Service - Killed in aeroplane accident


BRUCE KELLY -- Pvt - 41st Company, 11th Training Battallion, 159th Depot Brigade - died of pneumonia


WILLIAM J. KESSLER - Pvt - 30th Company 8th Training Battalion, 158th Depot Brigatde - died of flu


CLAIR McCRERY -- Pvt - 41st Company 11th Training Battalion, 159th Depot Brigade - died of pneumonia


NORMAN MAXWELL -- Pvt - USMC - Co C 2nd Inf Indiana National Guard - died of disease ?


FRED LAWRENCE MELVIN -- Seaman - NAVY - died of disease


DANIEL G. MILLER - Corporal - Battery F 19th Field Artillery - died of Typhoid Fever


STANFORD A. MYERS - Sgt - Co. D 18th Infantry 1st Div - KIA


MAURICE O'CONNOR - Pvt - 138th Inf Co. C - died of Tubercular Meningitis


JASPER ORRICK - Pvt - Co C 126th Infantry 32nd Div - Died day after wounded - basically KIA


GRANT ERNEST PEFFLEY - Pvt - Co G Motor Truck Service - died of pneumonia


RUSSELL PICKETT - US Navy - Co. M, Wireless Telegraphy - died of pneumonia


DAVID DIVINE SLOAN -- Pvt - 47th Infantry 4th Division - 16th Infantry - KIA


 

GUY STEPHENS -- Pvt - 41st Company, 11 Training Battallion 159th Depot Brigade. - Company 9, Ammunition Train -died of pneumonia


RAYMOND TODD - Pvt - Co. C 45th Training Battallion US Guards - died of pneumonia


OSCAR TURNER -- Pvt. Co. C 26th Infantry 1st Division - KIA

Source: WWI Registration Card

Oscar Turner

Age: 26

Resides: Linden, Ind

Born: Sept 19, 1890 Tompkinsville, KY

Occupation: Farm Hand

Employed by: Bela VanHook

Single - no dependants

Height: Tall

Build: Slender

Eyes; Gray
Hair: Light

Registrar: Hnter B. Leaming

Precinct: Randolph Twp, Tippecanoe County, Indiana

Date: June 5, 1917

Signed: Oscar Turner


ERNEST RUSH WARBRITTON - Capt. Co B, 334th Infantry 84th Lincoln Division - ??


HAROLD WINGERT -- Pvt Co. H 112th Infantry 28th Diviswion - wounded in "Death Valley" near Fismes and died the next day in Field Hospital 111. Buried overseas


ROBERT PERL YOUNGMAN - Lt. Colonel -- 4th Regt 139th Field Artillery - died Jan 29th 1918 little over a week after having been injured/ill


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