Submitted By: Jean Ann Childers
Heroes Sources: These are scanned copies from the Indiana Book of Merit, Indiana Historical Collections Vol XVIII, published in 1932.
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|Anderson, Henry Dewey
30 May 1898-23 Sep 1918 “Corp. L Bat. 13 Reg.
U.S.M.C.” Sonof Calvin and Susan (Dodge) Anderson of Pleasant
Lake. He died
on board ship VonSteuben and is buried in
Pleasant Lake Cemetery. Obituary - 30 Oct 1918 p. 3 clm.5, picture.
|Bair, Lee Lowell
5 Oct1899-1 or 24 Oct 1918 “SATC.” Son of
Alvaro and MaryBair of Pleasant Twp., died of the flu and
He is buriedin Circle Hill Cemetery, Sec.12 Lot 67.
6 Nov 1918 p. 3 clm. 5, picture.
|Beigh, Edward 26
1889-21Jul 1919 “83rd Division Motor Transport Corps.” Son
of Edwinand Hannah Beigh of Salem Twp. Died in Embarkation
Hospital, NewYork and is buried in Block Church
Cem., Salem Twp. Obituary - 23 Jul 1919 p.1 clm. 2
|Bushard, Carl A. 27 Mar 1894-11 Aug 1917 “Co.B Third Reg.” Son of Rebecca Bushard(Nettleman) died in the Fort Wayne Hospital and is buried in JamestownCem. Obituary - 22 Aug 1917 p. 3 clm. 4.|
|Cassell, Lee 18 Nov 1889-4Nov 1918 “Lieut. 130th Field Ambulance, 10th Battalion.” Son of Jacob and Alma (Rummel) Cassell of Fremont Twp. Killed while attending the wounded at the first aid station, Englefontaine, France,and is buried in Fremont Cemetery.|
|Clark, Carl Frederick 30Dec 1898-30 Oct 1918 “S.A.T.C.” Son of Elmer and Myrtle Clarkof Hudson. He died of influenza and is buried in Circle Cemetery,Hudson. Obituary - 6 Nov 1918 p. 3 clm. 5|
|Cross, David O.
26 Aug1894-19 Oct 1918 “Pvt. H.Q. Troop 19th Div.”
Son of Origenand Luella (Parrott) Cross of Pleasant Lake. Died at
Camp Dodge,Iowa and is buried in Pleasant Lake Cemetery.
Obituary - 6 Nov 1918 p. 3 clm. 6, picture.
|Elston, Lynn Wickwire
|Elston, Ralph Wickwire
|Fair, Scott 1894-1918, Son of Henry C. and Aletha (Jackman) Fair and married to Lura M. (Fair)Fair Schworm, buried in Greenlawn Cem., Sec.E Lot 29.|
|Friday, Gale 1 Mar 1896-14 Nov1918 “Lieut., 27th Machine Gun Battalion.” Son of Aaron andMelissa (Hephner) Friday of Fremont. Died of pneumonia at Camp Sheridan,Alabama and is buried in the Fremont Cemetery. Obituary - 27 Nov1918 p. 3 clm. 3|
|George, Clyde R.|
|Guerney, Harry S. 13 Aug1889-18 Oct 1918 “Co. M, 333rd Infantry.” Son of Charles H.and Fannie E. Guerney of Clear Lake Twp. Died of pneumonia in Franceand burial place unknown. Obituary - 18 Dec 1918 p. 1 clm. 7, picture.|
|Hackett, Franklin Gray
8 Feb 1893-3 Dec 1917 “Co. B, 137th Field Artillery.”
Son ofFrank M. and Clara E. Hackett of Millgrove Twp. Died of
pneumonia at Camp Shelby, Miss. and is buried in East
Gilead, Michigan Cemetery. Obituary - 12 Dec 1917 p. 1 clm. 7
|Hardy, Earl Clifton
22 Sep1892-3or13 Oct 1918 “Co. H. 77th Michigan Inf.”
Son of Williamand Elma Hardy of Scott Twp. Died in Camp Custer,
Michigan and is buriedin the Powers Cemetery.
Obituary - 23 Oct 1918 p. 3 clm. 5, picture.
|Hawkins, Merritt M. 28 Nov 1893-21 Sep 1918 “Co. A Aero Squadron.” Son of Elihu and Almeda Hawkins of Jamestown Twp. Died at Sacramento, Cal., and is buried Jamestown Cemetery. Obituary - 16 Oct 1918 p. 1 clm. 5, picture.|
|Keckler, Floyd 8 Mar1896-14Oct 1918 “Pvt. Hdq. Co. 18th B.S. Fard.” Son ofJames D. and Nora Keckler of Jamestown Twp. Died at Camp Taylor, KY of flu and pneumonia and is buried in Flint Cem, Sec.D Lot 35. Obituary - 23 Oct 1918 p.1 clm. 5, p.3 clm. 5.|
|King, George H. 21May 1894-24 Dec 1917 “Co. L, 134th Infantry.” Son ofEdward and Sarah (Stayner) King of Jamestown Twp. Died of pneumonia in Base Hospital, Camp Cody, New Mexico and is buried in Jamestown Cemetery. Obituary - 9 Jan 1918 p.3 clm. 7.|
|Lyon, Charles E.
5 May1898-6 Oct 1918 “Sergt. Co.I 59th Inf., 4th
Division.” Son of Oberi and Anna (Jennings) Lyon of
Millgrove Twp. Killed inaction near Verdun, France and a marker
Greenlawn Cemetery Sec.E Lot 54. Obituary - 13 Nov 1918 p. 3clm. 5 and 27 Nov 1918 p. 3 clm. 2, picture.
|Masten, Frank C.
16 Jul1898-24 Oct 1918 “Co.B, 3rd Inf., 137th Field
Artillery.” Sonof David and Emma Masten of Pleasant
Twp. Died of pneumonia at Manchester, England and is buried in
Lake Cemetery. Obituary - 18 Dec 1918 p.1 clm. 6, picture.
|May, Frank H.|
|Mortorff, Earl Monroe|
|Neutz, Paul George
16 Mar 1899-21 Oct 1918 “S.A.T.C.”
Son of Georgeand Ida Neutz of Jamestown Twp. Died of influenza in
Angola and isburied in Jamestown Cemetery. Obituary - 23 Oct
1918 p.1 clm. 5 and 30 Oct 1918 p. 3 clm. 5, picture.
|Parrish, George L.D.
26 Apr 1894-15 Oct 1918 “28th Ambulance Co., 4th Division.”
Son of George C. and Katherine (Nolan) Parrish of Pleasant Twp.
Killed in Argonne Forest while rendering first aid to a
bunk mate and is buried in Romaine Cemetery, France. Obituary- 19 Feb 1919 p.1 clm. 3, picture.
|Porter, Leo Ross
26Feb 1889-14 Aug 1918 “119th Field Artillery” Son
of John and Josephine Porter of Metz. Killed in action in
France andis buried in Circle Hill Cemetery Sec.33 Lot 11.
25 Sep 1918 p.1 clm. 3 and 2 Oct 1918 p.1 clm. 5, picture.
|Ransom, Glenn D.
13 Oct 1884-26 Sep 1918 “5th Cameron Highlanders, Canadian
Service.” Son of Amasa D. and Ella A. Ransom of Quincy,
Michigan. He enlisted from Hamilton, Indiana on 10 Aug
1917. Killed in action Poperinghe, West Flanders and isburied in Quincy, Michigan. Was awarded the British Military Crossfor bravery.
|Rex, Ernest P. 13
Apr 1896-9Oct 1918 “Pvt. Battery E 41 Field
Artillery.” Son ofWilliam and Carolyn (Shutts) Rex of Kinderhook,
Michigan. Died ofpneumonia at Camp Custer and is buried in
Jamestown Cemetery. Obituary - 16 Oct 1918 p.1 clm. 4, picture.
|Shipe, Raymond C.
13 Jul 1893-16 Dec 1917 “Pvt. First Class, 327th Automatic
Replacement.” Son of Isaiah and Rachel (Lock) Shipe of Jamestown
Twp. Died of pneumonia at Camp Sill, Oklahoma and
is buried in Jamestown Cemetery.
|Teegardin, Walter Homer
28 Jun1895-16 Oct 1918 “Battery B, 4th Training
Division.” Son of Silas and Temperance Teegardin.
Died of influenza at CampTaylor, KY and is buried in Mt. Zion
Cemetery. Obituary - 30 Oct 1918 p. 3 clm. 3, picture.
|Throop, Carl Hiram
27 Jan1900-26 Sep 1918 “U.S. Navy.” Son of Warren and Rilla
Throopof Clear Lake Twp. Died of pneumonia at Camp Perry, Great
Lakes,Ill. and is buried in Teeter’s Cemetery
Lot 87. Obituary - 9 Oct 1918 p. 3 clm. 3, picture.
|Throop, Clare F.
30 Jul 1893-16 Oct 1918 “Co.18, 5th Battalion 163 Depot
Brigade.” Son of Frank and Florence (Tompkins) Throop of Clear
Lake Twp. Diedof pneumonia at Camp Dodge, Iowa and is
buried in Teeters Cemetery Lot 9. Obituary - 6 Nov 1918 p. 3clm. 7, picture.
|Tiffany, Pyrl Lamont
19 May1897-7 Oct 1918 “Musician, 40th Inf. Band, 14
Div. Vol.” Son of Frank and Pearl M. Tiffany of
Angola. Married to Arlene Arnoldof Flint, IN on 11 Sep 1918, died
pneumonia. Buried in Circle Hill Cemetery Sec.1. Obituary - 16Oct 1918 p.1 clm. 3, picture and 9 Oct 1918 p.1 clm. 4.
|Wheaton, Wesley Orrin
17 Feb 1896-24 Dec 1917 “Pvt. Bat. B 137 F.A.” Son of
Albertand Hattie Wheaton of Scott Twp. Died of pneumonia at Camp
Shelby,Miss., and is buried in South Scott
Cemetery. Obituary - 9 Jan 1918 p.3 clm. 6.
|Wilson, David Aldrich
18 Dec 1887-23 Dec 1918 “Battery B, 2nd Reg., F.A.” Son
ofJames and Mary Wilson of Richland Twp. Returned from Camp
Taylor ill, and died at home. He is buried in Eddy
Cemetery. Obituary - 8 Jan 1919 p. 3 clm. 4, picture.
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