Randolph County, Indiana
Fallen heroes live in memory.
World War I
The Union City Times-Gazette
Tuesday, November 9, 1943
"Tis those who died for Liberty,
And did not die in vain!
They counted light their loss that gave
The world eternal gain."
Thursday is Armistice Day, and the Union City community again recalls with
deep respect and sorrow the following young men, who made the supreme
sacrifice in the first world war and did not return to their home community:
LEROY BEACHLER -- 5th T. M. B., Bat. C. Died at Brest, France, from pneumonia,
Oct. 3, 1918. Buried at Brest, France. Brought home after the war and buried
in Union City cemetery.
CLAUD BYRNE -- 36th Co. 9th Tr. Bn., 158th Depot Brig. Camp Sherman, Ohio.
Died from pneumonia Sept. 30, 1918. Buried in Union City cemtery.
CLAUD LEROY FIFER -- Co. E. 11th Infantry. Killed action in Battle of St.
Mihiel, France, Sept. 12, 1918. Buried in France. Brought home after the war
and buried in Union City cemetery.
FRANCES L. FRAZIER -- Co. 15, 17th Regt. Camp Luce, Great Lakes, Ill. Died
from pneumonia Sept. 29, 1918. Buried in Jericho Cemetery southwest of Union
THOMAS GREEN -- Co. A. 3rd Ohio Infantry. Served on Mexican Border. Died from
appendicitis Nov. 18, 1917. Buried in Union City cemtery.
JOSEPH HICKS -- 145th U. S. Hospital Corps, Camp Sheridan, Ala. Died from
pneumonia Feb. 3, 1918. Buried in Union City cemetery.
EARL C. IMEL -- Co. L. 28th U. S. Infantry. Died from pneumonia Jan. 22, 1918.
Buried in Union City cemetery.
REUBEN LIVINGSTON -- Corporal, Veternary Corps, 322nd Field Artillery, Camp
Sherman, Ohio. Died from pneumonia Jan. 22, 1918. Buried in Teegarden
Cemetery east of Union City.
FRANCIS A. NORRIS --Sergeant Co. C, 7th U. S. Engineers. Died in France from
pneumonia Dec. 25, 1918. Buried somewhere in France.
CARL J. ROSENBUSH -- 30th Co., 8th Bn., 159th Depot Brig., Camp Taylor, Ky.
Died from pneumonia May 27, 1918. Buried in Union City cemetery.
EARL C. SPENCER -- First Class Gunner, Coast Artillery. Died from influenza
Oct. 16, 1918 in Base Hospital at Minneola, Long Island, N. Y. Burial in
Eaton, Ind., cemetery.
THOMAS STARBUCK -- Troop B. 17th U. S. Cavalry, Camp Jones, Douglas, Ariz.
Died from pneumonia March 2, 1919. Buried in Union City cemetery.
ORVILLE N. STOVER -- Co. G, 60th U. S. Infantry. Fatally wounded in action
along Meuse River in France, Nov. 4, 1918, only seven days before the
Armistice. Died in hospital from wounds Nov. 6, 1918. Buried in France.
Brought home after the war and buried in Union City cemetery. Orville N.
Stover Post No. 158 of the American Legion, Union City, bears his name.
HARRY H. THOMAS -- Co. M, 104th U. S. Infantry. Died in France from pneumonia
Dec. 12, 1918. Buried in cemetery at Montigny, France. Brought home after the
war and buried in cemetery at Hollandsburg, Ohio.
Contributed by Billy J. Baker
Military Records Index
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