The 32D ‘Red Arrow’ Veteran Association

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World War I

Roll of Honor for the

32D ‘Red Arrow’ Division

Surnames I through Kn

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Name

Rank

Narrative

1271.                        

Ibbotson, George W.

Cpl.

NoK George W. Ibbelson (Ibbotson), R. F. D. 2, Box 17, Kalamazoo, MI (hometown); Mich. NG; served with Co. C, 126TH Inf.; KIA 18 Oct. '18; interred at Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery

1272.                        

Igo, William

Pvt.

NoK Mrs. M. A. Igo, Turner, AZ (hometown); served with Co. G, 128TH Inf.; KIA 6 Oct. '18

1273.                        

Ingram, Hamilton W.

Pvt.

hometown in KY; served with Co. H, 125TH Inf.; KIA 21 (15) Oct. '18; interred at Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery

1274.                        

Ingram, Judson Elsworth (Ellsworth)

Cpl.

hometown in MI; served with Co. G, 125TH Inf.; KIA 4 Aug. '18;

1275.                        

Irish, Wallace J.

Cpl.

NoK Mr. George Irish, R. F. D. 5, Gaylord, MI (hometown); served with Co. H, 125TH Inf.; KIA 10 Oct. '18; interred at Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery

1276.                        

Irons, Oliver

Pvt.

NoK Mr. William A. Irons, Moberly, MO (hometown); served with Co. H, 125TH Inf.; KIA 11 Oct. '18

1277.                        

Irwin, Abram L.

Mech.

NoK Harry Irwin, 655 Hanes Ave., Alliance, OH (hometown); served with Co. D, 128TH Inf.; KIA 13 Oct.'18; interred at Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery

1278.                        

Irwin, Herbert W.

Pfc.

father Dudley M. Irwin, NoK, R. F. D. 1, Smyrna, MI; hometown Sparta, MI; served with Co. D, 126TH Inf.; KIA 15 (16) Oct. '18; interred at Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery

1279.                        

Isaacson, Victor S.

Pfc.

NoK Mrs. Mary Isaacson, 57 S. Jefferson Ave., Kalamazoo, MI (hometown); served with Co. M, 128TH Inf.; KIA 30 Aug. '18; interred at Oise-Aisne American Cemetery

1280.                        

Israel, Alfred H.

Cpl.

born ca. '94; NoK Miss Rose Israel, sister, 2443 Vine St., Milwaukee, WI; graduated Milwaukee's West Division H. S.; worked as apprentice at Milwaukee Sentinel; worked for a newspaper Green Bay, WI when he entered service; enlisted in one of WNG units in Green Bay shortly after U.S. declared war; assigned to Btry. E when 121ST FA was organized; DD, pneumonia, 15 (16) Mar. '18 at age 24; WGSL states he died in U.S., newspaper article states he died overseas (121ST FA landed in England 13 Mar.); mother notified 22 Mar.; brother Jacob also served; not listed in 32D Div. in WW

1281.                        

Iverson, Alma Nicholas, Jr.

Pvt.

born 5 Dec. '91 at Pleasant Grove (American Fork), UT (hometown); son of Alma Nicolas, Sr. and Sarah Ann (Jane) (Tuckett) Iverson; entered service 15 Dec. '17; served with Btry. D, 119TH FA Regt.; landed at Hoboken, NJ with unit 5 May '19; discharged 17 May '19 at Ft. D. A. Russell, WY (CA); he contacted his family on 9 Jun. '19 while he was in Los Angeles; he never made it home and his family never heard from him again; mother placed request in American Legion Weekly in Jun. '20 seeking information about his fate; not listed in 32D Div. in WW

1282.                        

Iverson, Ole

Pvt.

NoK Mr. Peter Iverson, Carson, ND (hometown); served with Co. B, 128TH Inf.; DW 14 Oct. '18

1283.                        

Jack, Joe D.

Bug.

NoK Mr. Tony D. Jack, brother, Ticonderoga, NY (hometown); served with Co. I, 127TH Inf.; KIA 10 Nov. '18; interred at Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery

1284.                        

Jackola, Axel R.

Pfc.

NoK Mrs. Axel Jackola, Hancock, MI (hometown); served with Co. C, 125TH Inf.; KIA 31 Jul. '18

1285.                        

Jacks, Robert H.

Pvt.

father A. J. Jacks, NoK, Plattsmouth, NE (hometown); served with Co. E, 125TH Inf.; KIA 12 (23) Oct. '18; interred at Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery

1286.                        

Jackson, Brewster

Pvt.

NoK Mrs. Ollie Pope, R. 2, Ellenwood, GA (hometown); served with Co. L, 128TH Inf.; KIA 18 Oct. '18

1287.                        

Jackson, Charles Benjamin

Sgt.

born 12 Oct. '92; hometown Port Huron, MI; may have had ties to Hendersonville, TN; served with Co. A, 125TH Inf.; DD (KIA, DW) 23 Dec. '18 at Coblenz (Koblenz), Germany at age 26; repatriated and re-interred at Lakeside Cemetery, Port Huron, MI on 1 Aug. '20

1288.                        

Jackson, John

Pfc.

served with 126TH Amb. Co., 107TH San. Tr.; DW 31 Jul. '18

1289.                        

Jacobsen (Jacobson), Peter Etlfson

Pvt.

born ca. 1895; hometown Racine, WI; also had ties to Valley Junction, WI; enlisted in Btry. F, 1ST Wis. FA Regt., WNG, at Racine, WI on 15 Jul. '18; assigned to Btry. F, 121ST FA Regt. when 32D Div. was organized; landed overseas 4 Mar. '18; Alsace, Château-Thierry, Soissons, Verdun; DD, pneumonia, 16 Nov. '18 (Jan. '19) at age 23; interred at Aisne-Marne American Cemetery; not listed in 32D Div. in WW

1290.                        

Jacobson, Arthur

Pvt.

NoK Mrs. Kaisa Jacobson, Calumet, MI (hometown); served with Co. C, 128TH Inf.; KIA 1 Aug. '18; interred at Oise-Aisne American Cemetery

1291.                        

Jacobson, Byron

Pvt.

born '94; hometown Washburn, WI; enlisted in WNG, possibly Co. D, 6TH Wis. Inf. at Washburn, WI, or MG Co., 2D Wis. Inf. at Ashland, WI; served with 128TH Inf.; DD, pneumonia, 17 Dec. '17 at Camp McArthur, TX at age 23; interred at Woodland Cemetery, Washburn, WI; not listed in 32D Div. in WW

1292.                        

Jacobson, William A.

Pvt.

born ca. 1898; may have been Jewish; NoK Mrs. Jacob Jacobson (Mrs. William Jacobson), Viroqua, WI (hometown); WNG; served with Med. Det., 128TH Inf.; earned DSC for his efforts to treat and evacuated wounded comrades on 7 Oct. '18 near Gesnes; he and Pvt. Clarence J. McNulty were carrying a wounded Soldier when he was WIA a 2nd time during the event; Pvt. McNulty evacuated the 1st Soldier and went back for Pvt. Jacobson, but he died before they reached the aid station; KIA 7 Oct. '18 near Gesnes at age 20; interred at Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery; namesake of William. A. Jacobson-Errett B. Olson Post No. 138 of American Legion at Viroqua, WI

1293.                        

Jaeckel, Harold Edwin

Cpl.

born ca. 1898; mother Mrs. Louise Jaeckel, NoK, 500 N. Cherry St., Marshfield, WI (hometown); enlisted in Co. A, 2D Wis. Inf., WNG, at Marshfield, WI; Pvt. in unit during Mexican Border Crisis; assigned to Co. A when 127TH Inf. was organized; Soissons, Fismes, Alsace; KIA 1 Sep. '18 near Juvigny at age 20

1294.                        

Jager, John

Cpl.

NoK Samuel W. Jager, 568 W. Western Ave., Muskegon, MI (hometown); entered service 18 Sep. '17; served with Co. L, 126TH Inf.; DD 29 (9 or 6) Oct. '18; interred at St. Mihiel American Cemetery

1295.                        

Janczyak (Janczek), Stanislaw

Pvt.

NoK Jan Czekal (Czekaj), friend, 990 (2990) E. 57th St., Cleveland, OH; hometown Clayton OH; served with Co. G, 126TH Inf.; KIA 2 (1) Aug. '18; repatriated and re-interred at Arlington National Cemetery 7 Jul. '21

1296.                        

Janke, Otto W.

Pvt.

NoK Mrs. Marvell G. Janke, wife, New Auburn, MN (hometown); served with Co. D, 127TH Inf.; KIA 15 Oct. '18; interred at Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery

1297.                        

Jankowski (Jankowsky, Janowski), Leo Frank

Pvt.

born ca. 1893; mother Mrs. Mary Jankowski, NoK, White Pigeon, MI; hometown Hiles, WI; also had ties to South Bend, IN; enlisted in WNG; served with Btry. A, 121ST FA Regt. (147TH FA Regt.); Alsace front, Château-Thierry, Soissons, Argonne; KIA 31 (13) Oct. '18 at age 25; interred at Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery

1298.                        

Jankowski, Walter

Pvt.

born ca. 1888 at Poland (nativity); NoK Mrs. Leona Jankowski, wife, Kalisz, Pomat Kolo Gmin Koscilec, Wils Gosdow, Russia, Poland; hometown Milwaukee, WI; WNG; served with Co. D, 128TH Inf.; 2Marne; KIA 1 Aug. '18 at age 30; interred at Oise-Aisne American Cemetery

1299.                        

Janssen, Fred R.

Pvt.

father Ubbe Janssen, NoK, Nokomis, IL (hometown); served with Co. E, 127TH Inf.; DW 6 Oct. '18

1300.                        

Jarkala, Axel R.

Pfc.

served with Co. G, 125TH Inf.; KIA 31 Jul. '18

1301.                        

Jatropulos, Gust. S.

Pvt.

NoK W. A. Buerger, 1201 Gratiot Ave., Detroit, MI; served with Co. L, 128TH Inf.; KIA 1 Sep. '18; interred at Arlington National Cemetery

1302.                        

Jaworski, Jacob

Pvt.

father Joseph Jaworiski, NoK, 129 Andrus St., Hamtramck, MI (hometown); served with Co. L, 125TH Inf.; KIA 31 Aug. (31 Jul.) '18; interred at Oise-Aisne American Cemetery

1303.                        

Jaworski, Stephen

Pvt.

NoK Frank Jaworski, 127 31st St., Detroit, MI (hometown); served with Co. G, 126TH Inf.; KIA 3 Aug. '18; interred at Oise-Aisne American Cemetery

1304.                        

Jelbrer, Marcol

Pvt.

served with Co. A, 126TH Inf.; KIA 1 Aug. '18; not listed in 126WwG, suspect he might be same man as Pvt. Deloir A. Marco, most similar name on Co. A roster

1305.                        

Jelinski, Felix F.

Pvt.

born ca. 1897; hometown Milwaukee, WI; served with 127TH Inf.; DD, acute muscular rheumatism, 9 Jan. '18 at age 21; interred at Allouez Catholic Cemetery and Chapel Mausoleum, Green Bay, WI; not listed in 32D Div. in WW

1306.                        

Jenkins, Melvin L.

Cpl.

born ca. 1897; NoK Mrs. Joseph Jenkins, Sturgeon Bay, WI; hometown Jacksonport, WI; served with Co. A, 121ST MG Bn.; Hagenbach, Badricourt, Château-Thierry, Fismes, Valpriez Farm, Juvigny, Terny-Sorny; DW 1 Sep. '18 at age 21; interred at Oise-Aisne American Cemetery

1307.                        

Jennart (Jonnart), Leon, Jr.

Bug.

born 1894 at Spring City, PA; son of Leon and Eugenia Jennart; NoK Miss Anna Jennart (Jonnart), sister, 608 Heckel Ave., Spring City, PA; resided at 248 Hawthorne St., Detroit, MI (hometown); served with Btry. E, 119TH FA Regt.; KIA 12 Jul. '18 by shellfire; earned DSC, posthumously, for his actions 12 Jul. '18 near Badricourt, Alsace; interred at Vincent Mennonite Church Cemetery, Spring City, PA

1308.                        

Jennings, Walter Carl

Pvt.

born 21 Sep. '93 at Buena Vista, WI; son of Nathaniel Whittington and Ida J. (Koop) Jennings; hometown Plain, WI; served with 128TH Inf.; DD, diphtheria, 2 Mar. (12 Mar.) '18 (overseas) at age 24; interred at Spring Green Cemetery, Spring Green, WI; not listed in 32D Div. in World War

1309.                        

Jensen, Nels A.

Pvt.

born ca. 1894; hometown Menasha, WI; may have also had ties to Draper and Racine, WI; enlisted in Co. E, 4TH Wis. Inf., WNG, at Menasha, WI; assigned to 121ST FA Regt. when 32D Div. was organized; DD, Ludwite's angina, 2 Apr. (27 Apr.) '18; not listed in 32D Div. in WW

1310.                        

Jenson, Emil A.

Pvt.

NoK Bethel Jensen, R. F. D. 1, Erskine, MN (hometown); served with Co. A, 128TH Inf.; DW 12 Oct. '18

1311.                        

Jeppson, Hilmer

Pvt.

NoK H. Jeppson, Chappell, NE (hometown); served with Co. C, 128TH Inf.; KIA 1 Aug. '18

1312.                        

Jerred, Harry D.

Cpl.

born 31 Oct. 1895 in Endeavor, WI; christened David Harry Jerred but chose to use name Harry D. Jerred; mother Mrs. Martha (Needham) Jerred, NoK, Pardeeville, WI (hometown); entered service on 15 Jun. '17 in Co. K, 2D Wis. Inf., WNG, at Beaver Dam; served with Co. D, 127TH Inf.; Alsace, Château-Thierry; WIA 4 Aug. '18 at Fismes; DW on 6 Sep. '18 just shy of 23 birthday; repatriated and re-interred at Pardeeville Cemetery on 15 Dec. '20; namesake for Harry D. Jerred American Legion Post No. 215 at Pardeeville, WI

1313.                        

Jerzakowski, Walter (Jerakowski, Jaskiewicz)

1st Sgt.

born 23 Feb. '91 ('92) at Milwaukee, WI; son of Jacob and Marie (Pabiach) Jerzakowski (Jerakowski), father NoK, 940 2nd Ave., Milwaukee, WI (hometown); worked as machinist at Johnston Service Co.; enlisted in WNG 29 Jul. '11, likely Co. K, 1ST Wis. Inf. at Milwaukee; served during Mexican Border Crisis; served with Co. K, 127TH Inf.; Alsace, Fismes, Juvigny, near Verdun; earned DSC for his efforts to organize a hasty defense 5 Aug. '18 between Fismes and the Vesle River; KIA 5 (15) Oct. '18 at age 27; interred at Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery

1314.                        

Jett, Jesse J.

Pfc.

mother Mrs. Irene E. Jett, NoK, R. F. D. 2, Fredericksburg, VA (hometown); entered service 17 Nov. '17; served with Co. L (Co. D), 126TH Inf.; WIA 10 Oct. '18; DW 11 (10) Oct. '18

1315.                        

Jewell, Carleton Fletcher

Sgt.

born 15 Apr. '96 at Grandville, MI; son of James M. and Della Mae (Fletcher) Jewell; hometown Detroit, MI; served with Co. F, 125TH Inf.; KIA 31 (21) Jul. '18; interred at Arlington National Cemetery

1316.                        

Jewell, Harvey

Pvt.

father Ed. Jewell, NoK, 37 S. 20th St., Louisville, KY (hometown); served with Co. K, 127TH Inf.; DW 20 (6) Oct. '18; interred at Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery

1317.                        

Jobe, Dera (Deoro, Derea)

Pvt.

NoK Mrs. Clarence Jobe, Slaughterville, KY (hometown); served with Co. M, 126TH Inf.; KIA 4 Oct. '18; interred at Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery

1318.                        

Joerg, William J.

Pvt.

born 20 Jun. '97 at Oak Creek, WI; son of Peter and Katheryn (Greenwold) Joerg, 1216 Michigan Ave., South Milwaukee, WI (hometown); NoK Leo Joerg, brother, also served; worked as machinist at Bucyrus Co., South Milwaukee, WI; enlisted in WNG Apr. '17; assigned to 128TH Inf. when 32D Div. was organized; WIA 11 Oct. '18; DD, hemorrhage of heart, 3 Feb. '19 at age 21 (23); interred at Saint Joseph's Cemetery, Oak Creek, WI; not listed in 32D Div. in WW

1319.                        

Johns, Herman Edward

Pvt.

born ca. 1896; NoK Chas. Johns, R. F. D. 1, La Crosse, WI (hometown); served with HQ Co., 128TH Inf.; Alsace, Château-Thierry, near Soissons, Verdun; DW 11 Oct. '18 at age 22

1320.                        

Johns, Leonard

Pvt.

resided with Mrs. Lucinda Johns, George W. Johns (also served), and Mrs. Ella Johns, at 167 S. Clay, Coldwater, MI; served with Co. I, 126TH Inf.; reported MIA 8 Oct. '18, status later changed to KIA; A. Johns, 219 Division St., Coldwater, MI, placed ad in American Legion Weekly seeking information about his fate; not listed in 32D Div. in WW

1321.                        

Johns, Lewis C.

Pvt.

mother Mrs. Mary Johns, NoK, Bath, MI (hometown); served with Co. F, 125TH Inf.; KIA 9 Oct. '18; interred at Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery

1322.                        

Johnson, Albert

Pvt.

born 22 Apr. '88; son of August and Bertha Johnson, Little River, MI; NoK Fred Johnson, brother, P. O. Box 31, Oconto (Olondo), WI; NoK John Mellberg, uncle, Oconto, WI; enlisted in Co. I, 2D Wis. Inf., WNG, at Marinette, WI in '15; transferred to Co. L, 33D Mich. Inf., Mich. NG, at Menominee, MI (hometown); likely served during Mexican Border Crisis; assigned to Co. L when 125TH Inf. was organized; landed at Brest 24 Feb. '18; Oise-Aisne, Aisne-Marne, Château-Thierry; KIA 31 Jul. (4 Aug.) '18 on Hill 212; interred at Oise-Aisne American Cemetery; brother Pvt. Anton was KIA 3 Aug. '18, may have been same company, may have been Co. I, 128TH Inf., and rests in same cemetery

1323.                        

Johnson, Alfred

Cpl.

born ca. 1889; NoK Christ Johnson, R. F. D. 5, Eleva, WI (hometown); WNG; assigned to 127TH Inf. when 32D Div. was organized; Badricourt, Thierry, Fismes; DW 31 Jul. '18 at age 29; interred at Aisne-Marne American Cemetery; not listed in 32D Div. in WW

1324.                        

Johnson, Algot

Pvt.

NoK Mrs. Clara Johnson, Box 484, White Hall, MI (hometown); served with Co. M, 128TH Inf.; DW 30 Aug. '18; interred at Oise-Aisne American Cemetery

1325.                        

Johnson, Andrew M.

Pvt.

father John M. Magnuson, NoK, Scoffs Lamhull, Sweden (nativity); entered service from MN; served with Co. L, 125TH Inf.; KIA 9 Oct. '18; interred at Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery

1326.                        

Johnson, Anton

Pvt.

born 6 Jan. '92; son of August and Bertha Johnson, Little River, MI; NoK Fred Johnson, brother, Box 31, Oconto, WI (hometown); NoK John Mellberg, uncle, Oconto, WI; enlisted in Co. L, 33D Mich. Inf., Mich. NG, at Menominee, MI (hometown) 15 Jun. '16; served during Mexican Border Crisis; assigned to Co. L when 125TH Inf. was organized; landed at Brest 24 Feb. '18; may have been transferred to Co. I, 128TH Inf.; Oise-Aisne, Aisne-Marne, Château-Thierry; KIA 3 Aug. '18; interred at Oise-Aisne American Cemetery; brother Cpl. Albert was KIA 31 Jul. '18 with Co. L, 125TH Inf. and rests in same cemetery

1327.                        

Johnson, Audie (Andie) John

Cpl.

born 17 Jul. '96; son of Victor J. and Eva Matilda Johnson; hometown East Tawas, MI; may have resided at or had ties to someone at 2608 N. Saginaw St., Flint, MI; served with Co. E, 125TH Inf.; MIA, presumed KIA, 31 Jul. '18 by machinegun fire near Cierges; earned Purple Heart; memorialized on Tablets of the Missing at Aisne-Marne American Cemetery; also memorialized at Greenwood Cemetery, East Tawas, MI; namesake of Audie Johnson Post No. 211 of American Legion at East Tawas, MI

1328.                        

Johnson, Benjamin 'Ben'

Pfc.

born 29 Apr. '89 at Rock Co., WI; son of Ole J. and Betsy (Gilbertson) Johnson; hometown Brooklyn, WI; WNG; served with Co. M, 128TH Inf.; DD, pneumonia 4 Dec. '17 at Camp MacArthur, TX; military funeral at Camp MacArthur officiated by Chaplain (Lt.) H. W. Hood, 128TH Inf. Chaplain; brother Einar assigned to same unit and accompanied his body home; interred at Cooksville Cemetery, Cooksville, WI; namesake of Benjamin Johnson Post No. 160 of American Legion at Brooklyn; not listed in 32D Div. in WW

1329.                        

Johnson, Carl Adolph

1st Lt.

born 22 Jul. '91 at Hennepin Co., MN; son of Charles A. and Sophia (Blomquist) Johnson, 401 University Ave., Minneapolis, MN; NoK Mr. A. P. Johnson, 356 Cherry St., Grand Rapids, MI (hometown); attended Hope College, Holland, MI; reporter for Minneapolis Tribune and business manager for Grand Rapids, MI newspaper; member of Swedish church in Minneapolis and member of York Lodge in Grand Rapids; served with Minn. NG and Mich. NG; served during Mexican Border Crisis; commissioned 4 Dec. '17 (31 Oct.); assigned to Co. M when 126TH Inf. was organized; assigned to Supply Co. 21 Apr. '18; assigned to 3D Plt., Co. M 29 Apr. '18; KIA 0505 hours on 23 Jun. '18 near Dieffmatten, Germany at age 27; he was leading a squad to a listening post in no-mans-land; first U.S. officer KIA on German soil; first Div. officer killed; namesake of Carl A. Johnson Post No. 2 of American Legion in Grand Rapids; Johnson Hill in the cemetery at Camp Grayling, MI was also named in his honor; interred at Soppe la Bas, Alsace; repatriated and reinterred at Hillside Cemetery, Minneapolis, MN; also memorialized at Victory Memorial Drive, Minneapolis, MN

1330.                        

Johnson, Cecil A.

Pvt.

NoK Effie Johnson, wife, Bayfield, WI (hometown); may have entered service from MN; served with HQ Co., 125TH Inf.; DW 13 Oct. '18; interred at Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery

1331.                        

Johnson, Clarence E.

Cpl.

born 26 Sep. '98 at Rhinelander, WI (hometown); son of Emil and Maria (Marie) 'Mary' (Pearson) Johnson; left school to enlist in Co. L, 2D Wis. Inf., WNG, at Rhinelander, WI ca. Jun. '16 at age 17; served during Mexican Border Crisis; assigned to Co. L when 127TH Inf. was organized; Fismes, Juvigny, near Verdun, Breheville sec.; WIA 11 Nov. '18; DW 13 Nov. '18 at age 20 (19); family notified ca. 20 Nov. '18; interred at Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery; not listed in 32D Div. in WW

1332.                        

Johnson, Clyde

Pvt.

father John A. Johnson, NoK, Joy, MI (hometown); served with Co. G, 125TH Inf.; DW 29 Aug. '18

1333.                        

Johnson, Edmund A. (O.)

Pfc.

hometown Fresno, CA; served with Co. F, 128TH Inf.; DW 16 Sep. '18

1334.                        

Johnson, Ernest

Pvt.

served with Co. H, 128TH Inf.; KIA 2 Sep. '18

1335.                        

Johnson, Forrest

Pvt.

NoK Mrs. Minnie Pevcy, R. F. D. 3, Box 17, Monticello, AR (hometown); served with Co. D, 128TH Inf.; DW 9 Oct. '18

1336.                        

Johnson, Fred L.

Sgt.

NoK Mrs. Florice G. Johnson, Farmington, ME (hometown); served with Co. H, 128TH Inf.; KIA 3 Aug. '18; interred at Oise-Aisne American Cemetery

1337.                        

Johnson, Gilbert

Pvt.

NoK Lee William Johnson, brother, Viola, IL (hometown); served with Co. L, 128TH Inf.; KIA 7 Nov. '18

1338.                        

Johnson, Graves

Pvt.

father Will Johnson, NoK, R. F. D. 7, McMinnville, TN (hometown); served with Co. G, 128TH Inf.; KIA 6 Oct. '18; listed twice in 32D Div. in WW, once as Johnson Graves (DW) and the other as Graves Johnson (KIA)

1339.                        

Johnson, Harold

Sgt.

mother Mrs. Hilda Johnson, NoK, Menominee, MI (hometown); served with Co. L, 125TH Inf.; KIA 31 Jul. '18

1340.                        

Johnson, Harry

Cpl.

born ca. 1896; father Mr. C. L. Johnson, NoK, 5917 Oakes Ave., Superior, WI (hometown); served with Co. I, 127TH Inf.; Château-Thierry; KIA (DW) 5 (4) Aug. '18 at age 22; interred at Oise-Aisne American Cemetery

1341.                        

Johnson, Henry Grant

2d Lt.

born 12 Oct. '94 at Minneapolis, MN; son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Johnson, father NoK, Pepin, WI (hometown); graduated Pepin H. S. with honors in '13; attended a business college in Minneapolis in '14; graduated State Normal School at La Crosse, WI in '16; enlisted in Co. M, 3D Wis. Inf., WNG, at La Crosse, WI 4 Feb. '16; attained rank of Cpl. in that unit during Mexican Border Crisis; unit returned to La Crosse 14 Dec. '16; mobilized 26 Mar. '17, his unit guarded ore docks at Superior, WI; promoted to Sgt.; to Camp MacArthur, TX in Aug. '17; commissioned 2d Lt. 3 Dec. '17; assigned to Co. C, 121ST MG Bn. was organized; sailed for France Mar. '18; earned Croix de Guerre w/silver star for heroism at Juvigny; KIA 4 (5) Oct. '18 at Gesnes at age 24; repatriated and re-interred at Mission Covenant Cemetery, Pepin Co., WI on 18 Sep. '21; namesake of Henry G. Johnson Post No. 222 of American Legion at Pepin, WI; listed twice in WGSL

1342.                        

Johnson, Herbert C.

Bug.

mother Julia Johnson, NoK, 92 Clifford St., Detroit, MI (hometown); served with Co. B, 125TH Inf.; KIA 12 Oct. '18

1343.                        

Johnson, Jens A.

Cpl.

born ca. 1892; father Jens S. Johnson, NoK, R. F. D. 30, Beloit, WI (hometown); WNG; served with Co. G, 127TH Inf.; Château-Thierry to Fismes, Juvigny, Verdun, Alsace; KIA 4 Oct. '18 at age 26; interred at Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery

1344.                        

Johnson, John E.

Pvt.

hometown possibly Colfax or Collar, ND; served with 120TH MG Bn.; DD 11 Oct. '18; not sure if same man as other Pvt. John E. Johnson from 127TH Inf.

1345.                        

Johnson, John E.

Pvt.

hometown in MT; served with 127TH Inf.; died 11 Oct. '18; interred at Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery; not sure if same man as other Pvt. John E. Johnson from 120TH MG Bn.; not listed in 32D Div. in WW

1346.                        

Johnson, John S.

Pvt.

hometown in MI; served with 125TH Inf. (32D Div. in WW states “Co. S”); KIA 31 Jul. '18; interred at Oise-Aisne American Cemetery

1347.                        

Johnson, John W.

Pvt.

NoK Mrs. Anna Brown, sister, Buhl, ID (hometown); served with Co. D, 127TH Inf.; KIA 10 (14) Oct. '18; interred at Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery

1348.                        

Johnson, Melvin (Malvin) B.

Cpl.

born Devils Lake, ND; son of Peter and Olivia Johnson, mother NoK, Clearbrook, MN (hometown); resided at Greve, MT when he entered service; served with Co. M, 127TH Inf.; KIA 19 (14) Oct. '18; earned DSC, posthumously, for his actions 19 (14) Oct. '18 near Gesnes; parents were presented his DSC 31 Jul. '19; interred at Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery; namesake of Melvin B. Johnson Post No. 256 of American Legion at Clearbrook, MN

1349.                        

Johnson, Oscar E.

Pvt.

hometown possibly Schoolcraft or Manistique, MI; served with Co. M, 125TH Inf.; KIA 31 Jul. (31 Jun.) '18; interred at Oise-Aisne American Cemetery

1350.                        

Johnson, Peter

Sgt.

born ca. 1890; NoK James Johnson, brother, 191 5th St., Oshkosh, WI (hometown); WNG; served with Co. B, 127TH Inf.; Sergy; KIA 3 (31) Jul. '18 at age 28

1351.                        

Johnson, Ralph C.

Pfc.

born ca. 1899; father J. Nelson, NoK, 1111 Cummings Ave., Superior, WI (hometown); served with Co. L, 127TH Inf.; Château-Thierry to Fismes, Juvigny, near Verdun; KIA 18 Oct. '18 at age 19

1352.                        

Johnson, Richard D.

Sgt.

born ca. 1889; NoK Carl Johnson, brother, Putnam & Birch Sts., Eau Claire, WI (hometown); enlisted in Co. E, 3D Wis. Inf., WNG, at Eau Claire, WI; was musician in unit during Mexican Border Crisis; assigned to Co. E when 127TH Inf. was organized; Marne near Sergy; earned DSC by throwing himself upon a German machinegun to prevent it from firing on his comrades 30 Jul. '18 near Cierges; KIA 30 (29, 31) Jul. '18 age 29; interred at Oise-Aisne American Cemetery

1353.                        

Johnson, Rollie

Pvt.

born 1893; NoK Lenora Johnson, Stamping Ground, KY (hometown); served with Co. M, 126TH Inf. (Co. E, 127TH Inf.); KIA (DW) 4 Oct. '18 at about age 25; interred at Masonic Cemetery, Stamping Ground, KY

1354.                        

Johnson, Victor Earl

Pvt.

born 31 Jan. '94 at Interior, MI; mother Marie Johnson, NoK, Weyerhauser, WI (hometown); enlisted in Trp. K, 1ST Wis. Cav., WNG, at Ladysmith, WI on 14 Apr. '17; assigned to Btry. B when 120TH FA Regt. was organized; taken ill with mumps at Southampton, England 16 Mar. '18; before he recovered, diphtheria set in, from which he DD 15 (16) May '18 at La Havre, France at age 24; interred at Oise-Aisne American Cemetery

1355.                        

Johnson, William H.

Pvt.

NoK Jeau Carpenter, uncle, Sartori, LA (hometown); served with Co. I, 126TH Inf.; DW 5 Oct. '18

1356.                        

Johnson, William M.

Pvt.

mother Mrs. Wm. M. Johnson, NoK, Standish, MI (hometown); served with Co. G, 125TH Inf.; KIA 31 Jul. (10 Aug.) '18; interred at Oise-Aisne American Cemetery

1357.                        

Johnston (Johnson), Marcus J. (L.)

Cpl.

hometown San Francisco, CA; served with Co. C, 126TH Inf.; WIA and DW 15 Oct. '18; interred at Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery; not listed in 32D Div. in WW

1358.                        

Johnston, Percy L.

Pvt.

mother Alice Johnston, NoK, Lake, MS (hometown); served with Btry. D, 119TH FA Regt.; KIA 29 Sep. '18

1359.                        

Jones, Benjamin (Ben)

Cpl.

born ca. 1891; NoK Oliver Jones, Camp Douglas, WI (hometown); WNG; served with Co. D, 128TH Inf.; 2Marne, Juvigny; KIA 1 Sep. '18 at age 27

1360.                        

Jones, Charlie

Pvt.

NoK Mary Plumlee, R. R. 2, Snyder, OK (hometown); served with Co. D, 128TH Inf.; KIA 13 (14) Oct. '18; interred at Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery

1361.                        

Jones, Clarence E.

Pvt.

hometown Miamisburg, OH; served with Btry. F, 322D FA Regt., attached to 32D Div.; DW 27 (26) Oct. '18; interred at Suresnes American Cemetery

1362.                        

Jones, Clyde B.

Cpl.

born 23 Nov. '94 ('96); hometown Oconto, WI; enlisted in Co. M, 2D Wis. Inf., WNG, at Oconto, WI; assigned to Co. M, 127TH Inf. when 32D Div. was organized; DD, pneumonia, 6 Mar. '18 overseas at age 24 (age 22); interred at Evergreen Cemetery, Oconto, WI; namesake of Clyde B. Jones Post of American Legion at Oconto, WI; not listed in 32D Div. in WW

1363.                        

Jones, Edwin Llewellyn

1st Lt.

born ca. 1890; NoK Mrs. Oscar T. Jones, Oconomowoc, WI (hometown); also had ties to Madison, WI; married; served with MG Co., 128TH Inf.; Champagne; KIA (DW) 3 Aug. '18 at age 28; interred at Oise-Aisne American Cemetery; listed twice in WGSL

1364.                        

Jones, Harmon (Harrison) R.

Pvt.

born 1899; father J. C. Zimmer, NoK, 925 Burlingame Ave., Grand Rapids, MI (hometown); Mich. NG; served with Co. K, 126TH Inf.; KIA 28 (21) Aug. '18; repatriated and re-interred at Oakhill Cemetery, Grand Rapids, MI on 7 Jan. '21

1365.                        

Jones, Harry R.

Pfc.

father F. E. Jones, NoK, 321 Conant Terrace, Grand Rapids, MI (hometown); Mich. NG; served with HQ Co., 126TH Inf.; KIA 2 Oct. '18; interred at Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery

1366.                        

Jonker, Alvin

Sup. Sgt.

NoK Mrs. Annie Jonker, 513 Columbus St., Grand Haven, MI (hometown); enlisted in Co. F, 32D Mich. Inf., Mich. NG, 6 Sep. '17 at Grayling, MI; assigned to Co. L, when 126TH Inf. was organized; KIA 9 Oct. '18

1367.                        

Jorgenson, Knute

Pvt.

born 8 Nov. '92; father Jergen Jnutson (?), NoK, Thompson, ND (hometown); entered service 27 May '18 at Grand Forks, ND; assigned to 23D Co., 6TH Bn., 166TH Dep. Bde.; trained at Camp Lewis, WA; transferred to Co. K, 158TH Inf. 18 Jun. '18; overseas 11 Aug. '18; 40TH Div. designated replacement unit when it reached France; transferred to Co. F, 128TH Inf. 10 Sep. '18; KIA 10 Nov. '18; interred at East Walle Evangelical Lutheran Cemetery, Thompson, ND

1368.                        

Jorgenson, Myron A.

Pfc.

born ca. '96; hometown Madison, WI; WNG; served with 127TH Fld. Hosp., 107TH San. Tr.; DD, pneumonia, 29 Jan. '18 at Ft. MacArthur, TX at age 22; not listed in 32D Div. in WW

1369.                        

Josephson, Edwin B.

Pvt.

father Jolianas A. M. Josephson, NoK, 1417 Griffith St., Los Angeles, CA (hometown); served with Co. B, 127TH Inf.; KIA 11 Oct. '18

1370.                        

Joyce, Harold H.

1st Lt.

NoK George J. Joyce, 218 Power Block, Helena, MT (hometown); served with Co. L, 128TH Inf.; KIA 30 Aug. '18

1371.                        

Joyner, Othor (Other) F.

Pvt.

born 2 Sep. '94 at Morton, MS; son of Ebenezer (Ebenzen) E. and Hattie Lee (Rhodes) Joyner, father NoK, Holum, LA (hometown); served with Co. F, 128TH Inf.; KIA 10 Nov. '18; interred at Mount Rose Cemetery, Grayson, LA

1372.                        

Judkins, Aubrey G.

Pvt.

born Dec. '94 at DeKalb Co., TN; son of Daniel Allen and Mary Alta 'Altie' (Duncan) Judkins; hometown Smithville, TN; served with Co. B, 127TH Inf.; DD 15 Jan. '19

1373.                        

Judson, Ralph A.

Pvt.

born 1891 ('92) at Lamoni, IA (hometown); son of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Judson, Lamoni, IA; registered for draft at Phoenix, AZ; entered service at Camp Cody, NM (Cody, WY); served with Co. M, 125TH Inf.; KIA 31 (3) Jul. '18 at age 26; family notified 24 Aug. '18; interred at Rose Hill Cemetery, Lamoni, IA; namesake of Ralph A. Judson Post of American Legion at Lamoni, IA; likely related to Carl and Howard, also from Lamoni and also served

1374.                        

Jump, Eden W.

Pvt.

NoK Samuel Curtis, friend, Lewistown, MT (hometown); served with Co. L, 125TH Inf.; KIA 18 Oct. '18; interred at Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery

1375.                        

Jung, Otto F.

Pvt.

resided at 473 E. 143 St., Bronx, NY (hometown); served with Co. E, 128TH Inf.; KIA 5 Oct. '18

1376.                        

Junker, Arthur Christian

Cpl.

born 13 May '99; father James C. Junker, NoK, 796 Sheridan Rd., Kenosha, WI (hometown); enlisted in Co. M, 4TH Wis. Inf., WNG, at Kenosha, WI; assigned to Co. B, 107TH Sup. Tr. when 32D Div. was organized; MIA 5 Feb. '18, sinking of Tuscania; memorialized on Tablets of the Missing at Suresnes American Cemetery; namesake of Junker-Ball Post No. 1865 of VFW at Kenosha, WI; Cpl. William Ball, the other namesake, was assigned to Co. D, 16TH Inf., 1ST Div., when he DW 13 Nov. '18, but was originally a member of 32D Div.; not listed in 32D Div. in WW

1377.                        

Juve, Anton

Pvt.

hometown Menomonie, WI (presumed); enlisted in Co. H, 3D Wis. Inf., WNG, at Menomonie, WI; assigned to Co. H when 128TH Inf. was organized; died in the war, date and circumstances unknown; listed on “In Honor of Company H” marker in Menomonie; not listed in 32D Div. in WW or WGSL

1378.                        

Kagebitang (Kagibitang), Alex

Pvt.

mother Mrs. Margeret Kagebitang, NoK, Cross Village, MI (hometown); served with Co. K, 125TH Inf.; KIA 28 Aug. '18

1379.                        

Kah, Alonzo L.

Pvt.

mother Mrs. Emma Kah, NoK, R. F. D. 1, Anna, OH (hometown); served with Co. I, 128TH Inf.; DW 5 Oct. '18

1380.                        

Kahn, Leo

Pfc.

mother Mrs. Jennie Kahn, NoK, 514 N. Troy St., Chicago, IL (hometown); served with Co. G, 127TH Inf.; DW 12 Aug. '18

1381.                        

Kahra, Reino

Pfc.

NoK Ely Kahra, brother, Iron River, MI (hometown); served with Co. K, 125TH Inf.; KIA night of 29 Jul. '18; repatriated and re-interred in American Legion plot of Lakeview Cemetery, Escanaba, MI on 31 Jul. '21

1382.                        

Kain, Frank M.

Wag.

mother Mrs. Jasper Kain, NoK, Maddock, ND (hometown); served with Sup. Co., 127TH Inf.; DD 23 Oct. '18; interred at Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery

1383.                        

Kalbes, John

Pfc.

born ca. 1891; NoK Adam Kalbes, Pound, WI (hometown); WNG; served with Co. M, 127TH Inf.; Alsace, drive on Fismes; KIA 4 Aug. '18 at age 27; interred at Oise-Aisne American Cemetery

1384.                        

Kalkbrenner, Fred W.

Pfc.

NoK Walter Kalkbrenner, 301 W. Ross Ave., St. Bernard, Hamilton, OH; father Mr. William Kalkbrenner, 301 W. Ross Ave., St. Bernard, Cincinnati, OH; hometown Detroit, MI; SN 263286; served with Co. I, 125TH Inf.; KIA 31 Jul. '18; earned Croix de Guerre w/gilt star while attempting to rescue a wounded officer 31 Jul. ‘18 near Cierges, he was KIA during the attempt; interred at Oise-Aisne American Cemetery

1385.                        

Kane, Leo M.

Pfc.

born 1897; hometown Platteville, WI; possibly enlisted in Co. I, 4TH Wis. Inf., WNG, at Platteville, WI; served with Co. E, Horsed Bn., 107TH Ammo. Tr., likely assigned to it when it was organized; DW 10 Oct. '18 at age 21; interred at Greenwood Cemetery, Platteville, WI; namesake Leo M. Kane Post No. 42 of American Legion at Platteville, WI; not listed in 32D Div. in WW

1386.                        

Kannich, Eugene W.

Pfc.

born ca. 1899; NoK Paul Kannich, 1064 19th St., Milwaukee, WI (hometown); served with 127TH Inf.; KIA 30 Jul. '18 at age 19; interred at Oise-Aisne American Cemetery; not listed in 32D Div. in WW

1387.                        

Kanter, Benjamin Wallace

2d Lt.

born ca. 1893 at NY; son of Rudolph J. and Pauline G. Kanter, mother NoK, 461 Stratford Rd., Brooklyn, NY (hometown); graduated Brooklyn's Boys H. S.; worked at Essanay Film Co.; entered service at Camp Upton, NY in Sep. '17; assigned to Co. G, 306TH Inf., 77TH Div., mess sgt.; selected for and completed Officers' Training School at Camp Upton ca. 5 Apr. '18 and commissioned 2d Lt.; sailed for France in Apr. '18; transferred to 131ST Inf., 33D Div. on 30 Jul. '18 in France; transferred to Co. L, 127TH Inf. on 5 Aug. '18; DW 31 Aug. '18 at age 25 (his 26th day with the unit); family did not believe he was dead, they were notified that he died on 21 Aug. but they received a letter he wrote on 26 Aug., the date of death was later revised; died the same day as 2d Lt. Lester W. Kearn, KIA, also a draftee from NY, assigned to 306TH Inf., commissioned 2d Lt., transferred to 33D Div. in France, transferred to 127TH Inf. within days of his death; interred at Oise-Aisne American Cemetery

1388.                        

Kapanke, Fred (Kapunke, Kopanke, Kopunke)

Pfc.

born 10 Jul. '97 at Shawano; son of Fred and Matilda Kapanke, Sr., Shawano, WI (hometown); enlisted in Co. F, 4TH Wis. Inf., WNG, at Shawano, WI on 2 Jun. '17; SN 274143; promoted to Pfc. 4 Aug. '17; assigned to Co. F when 127TH Inf. was organized; Château-Thierry, Fismes; KIA 1 Aug. (4 Aug.) '18 at age 21 (20); the shell, possibly friendly, that killed him also killed 6 others and wounded 21; those KIA included Pvt. George A. Frank, Pvt. Joseph A. Goree, Pvt. Robert F. Luecke (MIA), Cpl. Charles J. Skaleski (MIA); those WIA included Pvt. Mike Brunner (DW 8 Aug.), Sgt. Oscar C. Dettman, Cpl. Oscar F. H. Druckrey, Pvt. James Gowan (DW 2 Aug.), Pvt. Fred D. Ross; interred at Oise-Aisne American Cemetery

1389.                        

Kaparos, Nicolas (Nocholas) P.

Pvt.

NoK Louis Kaparos, 10 N. 14th St., St. Louis, MO (hometown); served with Co. C, 128TH Inf.; KIA 1 Aug. '18; interred at Oise-Aisne American Cemetery

1390.                        

Kapczuk, Joseph

Pvt.

born ca. 1897; hometown Milwaukee, WI; WNG; served with Co. K, 127TH Inf.; Alsace, Fismes, Juvigny; KIA 31 Aug. '18 at age 21; interred at Oise-Aisne American Cemetery

1391.                        

Kaphan, Jerome

Pfc.

father George Kaphan, NoK, 563 24th St., Oakland, CA (hometown); served with Co. B (E), 127TH Inf.; MIA, presumed KIA, 2 Sep. '18; memorialized on Tablets of the Missing at Oise-Aisne American Cemetery

1392.                        

Karch, Karl, Jr.

Pvt.

NoK Mr. Karl Karch, R. F. D. 1, St. Joseph, ND (hometown); served with Co. B, 128TH Inf.; KIA 10 Nov. '18; interred at Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery

1393.                        

Karolczak, John

Wag.

NoK Stanley Karolczak, brother, 302 Sero St., Heidlersburg, PA; hometown Grand Rapids, MI; Mich. NG; served with HQ, 126TH Inf.; WIA 4 Oct. '18; DW 6 Oct. '18

1394.                        

Karolewicz, Frank X.

Pvt.

born 4 Sep. '89 at Milwaukee, WI; son of Anton and Mary (Brezenska, Brzezinski) Karolewicz, 1065 5th Ave. (1184 7th Ave.), Milwaukee, WI (hometown); name of pal, Bernard Karolewicz; enlisted in WNG at Milwaukee, WI 4 Jun. '17; assigned to Co. F, 107TH Ammo. Tr. when 32D Div. was organized; Alsace, 2Marne, Château-Thierry, Juvigny, Terny-Sorny, Soissons; DD, pneumonia, 4 Feb. '19 at Coblenz, Germany; not listed in 32D Div. in WW

1395.                        

Karolewicz, Stanley M.

Pfc.

born ca. 1891; NoK Andrew Karolewicz, 1101 6th Ave., Milwaukee, WI (hometown); enlisted in WNG at Milwaukee, WI; served with 127TH Inf.; Alsace, Fismes; KIA 4 Aug. '18 at age 27; interred at Oise-Aisne American Cemetery; may have been brother of Pvt. Frank M. Karolewicz, 107TH Ammo. Tr.; not listed in 32D Div. in WW

1396.                        

Karston, Gilbert D.

Cpl.

NoK Miss Martha Karston, sister, Zeeland, MI (hometown); Mich. NG; served with Co. M, 126TH Inf.; KIA 2 (1) Aug. '18

1397.                        

Karvola, William

Cpl.

NoK Matt Karvola, 232 1st St., Calumet, MI (hometown); served with Co. A, 107TH Engr.; KIA 21 Oct. '18

1398.                        

Kase, Harry

Pvt.

mother Mrs. Luke Kase, NoK, Ringtown (Rugtown), PA (hometown); served with Co. I, 126TH Inf.; KIA 29 Aug. '18

1399.                        

Kass, George Joseph

Sgt.

born 25 Aug. '98 at Milwaukee, WI; son of John Andrew and Mary (Banda, Bonda) Kass, father NoK, 343 18th St., Milwaukee, WI (hometown); worked at Cutler Hammer in Milwaukee; enlisted in WNG at Milwaukee, WI 12 Apr. '17, likely 1ST Wis. Sig. Corps Bn. at Milwaukee; served with Co. C, 107TH Fld. Sig. Bn.; defsec, Valpriez Farm, Aisne-Marne, Oise-Aisne; KIA 28 Aug. '18 near Juvigny at age 19; buddy of Elmer Mitzak, 934 9th St., Milwaukee, WI, stated Kass “rec'd golden cross for bravery”; likely brother of J. A. Kass, also WNG; not listed in 32D Div. in WW

1400.                        

Katapodes, John

Cpl.

NoK George Katapodes, 1003 Broadway Ave., Ann Arbor, MI (hometown); Mich. NG; served with Co. E, 126TH Inf.; KIA 1 (4) Aug. '18

1401.                        

Katz, Morris

Pvt.

NoK Max Katz, 1895 Milwaukee Ave., Chicago, IL; hometown in MI; served with Co. B, 128TH Inf.; DW 2 (3) Oct. '18; interred at Suresnes American Cemetery

1402.                        

Kaufman, Alex

Pvt.

born 24 May '93; age 19; mother Mrs. Mary Kaufman, NoK, 776 Bow St., Milwaukee, WI; resided at 496 Maple St., Milwaukee, WI (hometown); worked as truck driver; entered service 8 May '17 at Milwaukee, WI, likely 1ST Wis. Engr. Bn., WNG; served with Co. D, 107TH Engr. (128TH Inf.); Juvigny; KIA 6 Sep. '18; interred at Oise-Aisne American Cemetery

1403.                        

Kaveney, Alfred (Keveney, Kaveny, Kavony)

Pvt.

born ca. 1892; NoK Mrs. Anna Kaveney (Keveney, Kaveny, Kavony), 921 Riverview Place, Cincinnati, OH (hometown); entered service 29 May '18; served with Co. A, 127TH Inf.; KIA 15 Oct. '18; interred at Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery

1404.                        

Kearn, Lester W.

2d Lt.

NoK Mrs. Kearn, 551 W. 160th St., NY, NY (hometown); served with Co. K, 127TH Inf.; KIA 31 Aug. '18; interred at Oise-Aisne American Cemetery

1405.                        

Keegan, Ray

Pvt.

born 9 Apr. '95 at MI; hometown Flint, MI; served with Co. F, 125TH Inf.; KIA 31 Jul. '18; interred at Oise-Aisne American Cemetery

1406.                        

Keel, Edward H.

Pvt.

father C. O. Keel, NoK, 809 14th St., South Bellingham, WA (hometown); assigned to Co. A, 127TH Inf. between the time the unit landed in France and before the went to Alsace; KIA 4 (6) Aug. '18 near Dravegny; interred at Oise-Aisne American Cemetery

1407.                        

Keener, William H.

Pvt.

NoK Hannar Keener, Seymour, TN (hometown); served with Co. H, 126TH Inf.; DW 9 (10) Oct. '18; interred at Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery

1408.                        

Keezel, William A.

Pvt.

NoK Lizzie Mrs. Williams, Limestone, TN (hometown); served with Co. A, 127TH Inf.; KIA 15 Oct. '18

1409.                        

Keezer, Charles

Pvt.

NoK Mrs. Clara A. Keezer, Erickson, NE (hometown); served with Co. I, 125TH Inf.; KIA 28 Aug. '18

1410.                        

Kegley, Charles S.

Pvt.

NoK Charles Arbough, brother-in-law, 789 6th St., Detroit, MI (hometown); served with HQ Co., 125TH Inf.; DW 8 Oct. '18; interred at Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery

1411.                        

Keinarth (Kienath, Keinath), Conrad J.

Pvt.

NoK Mrs. Martin Keinarth, 3560 Vine St., Cincinnati, OH (hometown); served with Co. H, 126TH Inf.; WIA 1 Oct. '18; DW 6 Oct. '18

1412.                        

Keiser, Harry Mase

1st Lt.

born 12 Mar. '88 at Dubuque, IA; mother Mrs. Florence Mase Keiser, NoK, 4641 Lake Park Ave. (242 W. 73rd St.), Chicago, IL (hometown); spent some of his early years in Boston, MA; graduated Roxbury H. S. in '08; worked as cashier for Hydrox Co.; served 5 years with Mass. NG (Mass. Vol. Militia); was Pfc. in 11TH Co., Coast Arty. Corps in '08; entered First Officers Training Camp at Fort Sheridan, IL, assigned to 11TH Cav. Trp.; held over for Second Officers Training Camp, assigned to 21ST Co.; commissioned 1st Lt., inf., ca. Nov. '17; married Irma McChesney Craw on 8 Dec. '17 at Chicago, IL, she resided at Galesburg, IL and worked for YMCA while he was overseas; sailed for France 27 Dec. '17 as casual officer; initially stationed at Langres; assigned as instructor to 125TH Inf. on 25 Apr. '18; later assigned plt. ldr. in Co. H, 125TH Inf.; KIA 31 Jul. '18 near Cierges; earned DSC, posthumously, for his actions 31 Jul. '18 near Cierges, severely WIA, he continued to lead his plt. in attack until he was killed by machinegun fire; also awarded Croix de Guerre; interred at Oise-Aisne American Cemetery

1413.                        

Keith, Lee

Pvt.

NoK John Keith, brother, 1543 Gallezer St., Louisville, KY (hometown); served with Co. L, 128TH Inf.; KIA 7 Nov. '18

1414.                        

Kelean, George L. (Kolean, Kelian)

Cpl.

born ca. 1899; father Herman Kolean, NoK, River St., Chippewa Falls, WI (hometown); WNG; served with Co. E, 127TH Inf.; Badricourt, Château-Thierry, Fismes; KIA 1 Aug. '18 at age 19; listed twice in 32D Div. in WW, George L. Kelian KIA 5 Aug. '18 & Geo. L. Kolean KIA 3 Aug. '18; I am pretty sure these are all the same man

1415.                        

Kellar, Samuel W.

Pfc.

mother Ida M. Kellar, NoK, Hurley, SD (hometown); SN 238197; may have been S. Dak. NG, seeing as 147TH FA Regt. was organized from 4TH S. Dak. Inf.; served with Btry. E, 147TH FA Regt.; attached to 32D Div.; KIA 24 (23) Aug. '18 by counterbattery fire near Courville

1416.                        

Kelle, Fred

Pvt.

NoK Jacob Kelle, R. F. D. 1, Napoleon, ND (hometown); served with Co. B, 128TH Inf.; KIA 17 Oct. '18; interred at Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery

1417.                        

Keller, Arthur Ignatius (Ignadous), Jr.

2d Lt.

father Mr. Arthur I. (T). Keller, NoK, 250 St. Goodridge Ave., Riverdale on Hudson (Westchester), NY (NJ); father was notable painter/illustrator; enlisted in Co. E, 7TH NY Inf., NY NG, 27 Oct. '14; served during Mexican Border Crisis; assigned to Co. E, 107TH Inf. when 27TH Div. was organized; landed in France as Sgt. (2d Lt.) with 107TH Inf. on 23 May '18; assigned to Co. I (Co. M), 126TH Inf. 2 Jul. '18; commissioned 2d Lt. ca. 16 Jul. '18; KIA 1 Aug. '18 near Cierges; interred at Oise-Aisne American Cemetery;

1418.                        

Keller, Ralph C.

Pvt.

father Martin Keller, NoK, Monterey, IN (hometown); served with Co. D, 127TH Inf.; KIA 19 Oct. '18

1419.                        

Kelley, Raymond S.

Pvt.

NoK Dorothy Furn Kelley, wife, R. R. 2, Opdyke, IL (hometown); served with Co. E, 128TH Inf.; DW 15 Nov. '18; interred at Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery

1420.                        

Kellis, Burnice Buce

Pfc.

born 2 May '95 at Sterling City, TX; son of Augustus Josephus and Harriet Jane 'Hattie' (Martin) Kellis, mother NoK, Wickenburg, AZ (hometown); bridge worker for AT&SF Railroad; served with Co. E, 128TH Inf.; KIA 29 (31) Aug. '18; interred at Arlington National Cemetery; namesake of Kellis-Draper Post No. 12 of American Legion at Wickenburg, AZ

1421.                        

Kelly (Kelley), George William

Cook

hometown Bridgeport, CT; enlisted as Pvt. in 11TH Co., Conn. Coast Arty., Conn. NG; served with Co. E, 56TH Coast Arty.; ACC 15 Oct. '18; interred at Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery

1422.                        

Kelly, Roy W. (Kelley)

2d Lt.

born ca. '95; married; NoK Mrs. Otillia L. Kelly (wife?), 912 Beaser Ave., Ashland, WI (hometown); enlisted in MG Co., 2D Wis. Inf., WNG, at Ashland, WI; assigned to MG Co. when 127TH Inf. was organized; sailed to France on USS George Washington; earned Silver Star Citation, posthumously, for his actions 30 Aug. '18 near Juvigny; KIA 31 Aug. '18 at age 33; posthumously awarded Croix de Guerre w/silver star for capturing a machinegun and turning it on the enemy; interred at Oise-Aisne American Cemetery; namesake of Roy W. Kelly Post No. 90 of American Legion at Ashland, WI

1423.                        

Kelly, Dan C.

Pvt.

NoK Wayne Carter, friend, Mazon, IL (hometown); may have entered service from WA; served with Co. F, 126TH Inf.; KIA 29 (12) Aug. '18; interred at Oise-Aisne American Cemetery

1424.                        

Kelly, Harry E.

Pfc.

born ca. 1896; father C. E. Kelly, NoK, 101 Broad St., Elkhorn, WI (hometown); served with Btry. F, 120TH FA Regt.; DD, pneumonia, 26 Feb. '18 at age 22

1425.                        

Kelly, Nelson C.

Cpl.

NoK Mrs. Joe Freend, 545 Parker Ave., Detroit, MI (hometown); served with Co. H, 128TH Inf.; DW 18 Oct. '18

1426.                        

Kelnhofer, Louis F.

Pfc.

hometown Rozellville, WI; enlisted in Co. A, 2D Wis. Inf., WNG, at Marshfield, WI; assigned to Co. A when 127TH Inf. was organized; Alsace, Fismes, Soissons, Verdun; WIA 8 Oct. '18; DD, diphtheria, 26 Oct. '18 at age 23; interred at St. Mihiel American Cemetery; not listed in 32D Div. in WW

1427.                        

Kempter (Kemter), John Benjamin

Sgt.

born 31 Mar. '99 at Milwaukee, WI; son of John, Sr. and Elizabeth (Walsh) Kempter, father NoK, 1616 Prairie St. (212 18th St.), Milwaukee, WI (hometown); shipping clerk at H. C. Schranck Co.; enlisted in WNG at Milwaukee, WI on 26 Jul. '17; served with Co. E, 128TH Inf.; defense sector, Aisne-Marne, Oise-Aisne, Meuse-Argonne; MIA, presumed KIA, 10 Nov. '18 at age 19; memorialized on Tablets of the Missing at Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery

1428.                        

Kennedy, Lyman J.

Pfc.

mother Mrs. Ada Kennedy, NoK, 2116 Division Ave., Grand Rapids, MI (hometown); Mich. NG; served with Co. M, 126TH Inf.; transferred to Co. M, 128TH Inf.; KIA 8 Nov. '18; interred at Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery

1429.                        

Kent, Rosser H.

Pvt.

NoK Lida Kent, wife, 40 E. Montgomery St., Baltimore, MD (hometown); served with Co. B, 125TH Inf.; MIA, presumed KIA, 4 (7) Oct. '18; memorialized on Tablets of the Missing at Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery

1430.                        

Kerl, Otto G.

Wag.

born 16 Aug. '98; hometown Madison, WI; served with Sup. Co., 127TH Inf.; DD, scarlet fever, 21 Feb. '18 at Camp Merritt, NJ; first Soldier from Sup. Co. to die; interred at Saint Francis Xavier Cemetery, Cross Plains, WI; not listed in 32D Div. in WW

1431.                        

Kerlee (Kerlle), Clyde T. (Thomas Clyde)

Pvt.

born 27 Oct. '97 at Ft. Worth, TX; son of Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Kerlee, Moore, OK; attended school at Oklahoma City, OK (hometown); entered service on 8 Apr. '17, likely 1ST Okla. Inf., Okla. NG; trained at Ft. Sill, OK and Camp Bowie, TX; assigned to Co. A (Co. K), 142D Inf., when 36TH Div. was organized; he attempted to make an unauthorized visit home in Dec. '17, he was discovered in the baggage car of a northbound Santa Fe (AT&SF) train by Officer Johnson at Ardmore, OK the night of 6 Dec. '17, the police notified his cdr., Capt. H. A. Richards, at Camp Bowie; sailed for France 29 Aug. '18; transferred to Co. L, 128TH Inf.; KIA (ACC) 7 Nov. '18; interred at Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery; also memorialized at Moore Cemetery, Cleveland Co., OK; not listed in 32D Div. in WW

1432.                        

Kerley, Lindolph R. (Rillis)

1st Lt.

born 27 Jan. '89 ('99) at Johnson Co., IL; son of Thomas Basil and Mary Elizabeth (Simmons) Kerley; hometown Simpson, IL; graduated Wesleyan College, Class of '11; worked as attorney at Harris Trust Bldg., Chicago, IL, ca. '14; registered for draft at Seattle, WA; served with Btry. D, 119TH FA Regt.; ACC 5 (15) Dec. '18 in railroad accident near Meung-sur-Loire, France; interred at Vienna Fraternal Cemetery, Vienna, IL; not listed in 32D Div. in WW

1433.                        

Kerlin, Arthur Alfred Adolf

Cook

born 7 Sep. '97 ('96); son of Gustav Hugo and Augusta Florentine (Neufeldt) Kerlin, father NoK, 801 Armour Ave. (503 Packard Ave.), Cudahy, WI (hometown); worked at Federal Rubber Co.; enlisted in Trp. B, 1ST Wis. Cav., WNG, 30 Jun. '17; served with Btry. B, 120TH FA Regt.; Alsace, Château-Thierry; he and Wag. William Graunke (Sup. Co.) were seriously WIA 5 Aug. '18 during arty. bombardment about 1200 hours near St. Gilles, just as they finished serving lunch; DW 5 Aug. '18 in fld. hosp. at age 21; may have been cited; earned Purple Heart (w/OLC?); interred at Woodlawn Cemetery, Milwaukee, WI; family heard rumor he may have survived and evacuated to hosp. in U.S.; Miss Louise Kerlin, sister, 503 Packard Ave., Cudahy, WI, placed request in American Legion Weekly seeking information about his fate; namesake of Arthur Kerlin Post No. 16 of American Legion at Cudahy, WI

1434.                        

Kerns, Perry

Pvt.

NoK Mary Kearns, wife, Washington St., Petersburg, VA (hometown); may have also had ties to WV; served with Co. E, 125TH Inf.; KIA 9 Oct. '18; interred at Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery

1435.                        

Kerp, Christian (Chrision) N.

Pvt.

NoK John Kerp, brother, Zortman, MT (hometown); served with Co. C, 127TH Inf.; KIA 3 Aug. '18; interred at Oise-Aisne American Cemetery

1436.                        

Keske, Clarence H. (E.)

Pvt.

born 29 Aug. '95 at Oak Grove, WI; son of Charles L. and Minnie Keske, father NoK, R. F. D. 2, Beaver Dam, WI (hometown); member of Co. K, 2D Wis. Inf., WNG, at Beaver Dam when it mobilized 15 Jul. '17; assigned to Co. M when 127TH Inf. was organized; Alsace, Juvigny, near Verdun; earned DSC, posthumously, for his actions 14 Oct. '18 near Gesnes; also earned Silver Star Citation; KIA 14 (19) Oct. '18 at age 22; interred at Oakwood Cemetery, Beaver Dam, WI; namesake of Veterans of Clarence Keske Post No. 1163 of VFW at Beaver Dam, WI

1437.                        

Kesser, James C.

Pvt.

NoK Mrs. Rose Bolser, 2417 Ohio Ave., Parkersburg, WV (hometown); served with Co. K, 128TH Inf.; KIA 10 Nov. '18; interred at Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery

1438.                        

Kessler, Godfred (Gottfried)

Pvt.

born ca. 1897; father Fred Kessler, NoK, 754 10th St., Milwaukee, WI (hometown); served with Co. F, 127TH Inf.; Ronchères to Fismes, Juvigny; KIA 1 Sep. '18 at age 21

1439.                        

Kicklighter, Charlie

Pvt.

father Mark Kicklighter, NoK, Jesup, GA (hometown); served with 107TH Fld. Sig. Bn.; KIA 2 Oct. '18

1440.                        

Kidd, John

Pvt.

served with Co. E, 127TH Inf.; KIA 16 Oct. '18

1441.                        

Kidder, Albert M.

Sgt.

mother Mrs. Rena Sanford, NoK, Raisin Tw., Adrian, MI (hometown); Mich. NG; served with Co. B, 126TH Inf.; WIA 4 Oct. '18; DW 5 Oct. '18

1442.                        

Kiefer, Carl E.

Cpl.

born 6 Nov. '92; father J. J. Kiefer (Keifer), NoK, Tunnel City, WI; hometown Tomah, WI; WNG; served with Co. B, 121ST MG Bn.; Champagne; KIA 7 Aug. '18 at age 26; interred at Saint Mary's Cemetery, Tomah, WI

1443.                        

Kierschke, Edward G.

Pvt.

NoK Mrs. Anna Kierschke, 1143 McDougal Ave., Detroit, MI (hometown); served with Co. C, 128TH Inf.; KIA 1 Aug. '18

1444.                        

Kilgore, Clyde B.

Pvt.

born 20 Jan. '97 at Carson, IA; son of John Joseph and Ella Bell (Alexander) Kilgore, mother NoK, Council Bluffs, IA (hometown); served with Co. B, 128TH Inf.; DW 1 Sep. '18; repatriated and re-interred at Walnut Hill Cemetery, Council Bluffs, IA 22 May '22

1445.                        

Kimball, Herbert Philander, Jr.

Cpl.

born 1892; son of Herbert Philander, Sr. and Alice Sophia (Rose) Kimball, mother NoK, 1954 France Ave., Grand Rapids, MI (hometown); entered service 21 Nov. '17; served with Co. L, 126TH Inf.; KIA 28 Aug. (DW 1 Sep.) '18; interred at Oakhill Cemetery, Grand Rapids, MI

1446.                        

Kimbel, Roy (Ray) J.

Sgt.

NoK Fred Nienaher, friend, Round Lake, MN (hometown); served with Co. E, 125TH Inf.; KIA 9 Oct. '18; interred at Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery

1447.                        

Kimmel, Donald K.

Cpl.

mother Mrs. Pauline Kimmel, NoK, 360 Linewood Ave., Detroit, MI (hometown); Mich. NG; served with Co. G, 126TH Inf.; KIA 27 (28) Aug. '18; interred at Oise-Aisne American Cemetery

1448.                        

Kinard, Ray (Roy) V.

Pvt.

NoK G. G. Kinard, Eldorado, AR (hometown); served with Co. H, 126TH Inf.; KIA 5 Oct. '18; interred at Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery

1449.                        

King, Alanson Bartlett (A. Bartlett or Bartlett A.) 'Bart'

Mstr. Engr.

born 1894; son of W. G. and Lilia (Bartlett) King, 139 W. Hewitt Av., Marquette, MI (hometown); mother was Regent of Marquette Chapter, DAR, and member of State Committee to Prevent Desecration of the Flag; graduated Northern State Normal School, Marquette, MI ca. '14; one reference states he attended Mich. Agricultural College for 2 years, Class of ’19, but withdrew to enlist; another reference states he was a teacher in 1-room school at Thompson, MI for 3 years, then left to enlist; enlisted in 1ST Mich. Eng. Bn., Mich. NG, at Houghton, MI on 20 Apr. '17; assigned to 107TH Engr. Regt. when 32D Div. was organized; twice offered commission to 2d Lt., twice refused; he definitely earned the Croix de Guerre but there is conflicting information about which degree and the circumstances of the decoration; the information differs enough to suggest he may have earned 2 decorations, so he will be listed as such until proven otherwise; 1 may have been for his actions ca. 29 Jul.-5 Aug. '18 near Château-Thierry, the other ca. 28 Aug.-5 Sep. '18 near Soissons; the best reference states he earned the Croix de Guerre w/silver star, Order No. 14.517 "D," 16 Mar. '19, GHQ, French Armies of the East, “He carried out a very important mission and remained 48 hours without rest or food, searching for the necessary material for the construction of bridges, and carried this material into the lines. He became sick from overwork and died after a short illness.”; another reference states he earned Croix de Guerre w/bronze star for “his brilliant achievement and bravery in bridging German tank traps thus contributing to prevent the retreat of American forces.”; DD, pneumonia, 7 Oct. '18; repatriated and re-interred at Park Cemetery, Marquette, MI on 31 Jul. '21; the DAR established the A. Bartlett King Scholarship in '20 for men attending his alma mater; a stone obelisk was constructed atop Sugarloaf Mountain, near Marquette, MI in his honor; the monument was constructed in 1921 by Boy Scout Troop No. 1 from Marquette MI, the 1st Boy Scout Troop in the U.S., of which he was a member and asst. scout master; the boys worked from Aug. through Nov., scouring the beach for 1,400 baseball-sized and shaped granite rocks, hauling the rocks, 100 bags of sand, 3,000 lbs. of cement, and lumber from the lakeshore up the steep mountain, completing 10-12 trips per day; not listed in 32D Div. in WW as casualty, but his Croix de Guerre is listed

1450.                        

King, Eldridge G.

Pfc.

NoK Mrs. Etta Car, Westfield, PA (hometown); entered service from MI with Mich. NG; served with Co. A, 126TH Inf.; KIA 1 Aug. (31 Jul.) '18; interred at Oise-Aisne American Cemetery

1451.                        

King, George A.

Pfc.

NoK Charles W. King, R. F. D. 3, White Pigeon, MI; hometown Lansing, MI; served with Co. D, 126TH Inf.; WIA 1 Aug. '18; WIA 4 Oct. '18; DW 6 Oct. '18

1452.                        

King, George H.

Cpl.

NoK Mrs. George H. King, wife, 65 Ledyard Ave., Detroit, MI (hometown); served with HQ Co., 119TH FA Regt.; KIA 12 Aug. '18

1453.                        

King, Harold James

1st Lt.

born 19 Jan. '92 at Manistee, MI (hometown); son of Dr. James A. and Frances A. King, 409 Water St., Manistee, MI; graduated Manistee H. S., also attended St. John's Military Academy and Manistee Business College; resided at 438 3rd St., Manistee, MI; served with Co. M, 31ST Mich. Inf., Mich. NG, during Mexican Border Crisis; attained rank of Sgt. before he entered First Officers Training Camp at Fort Sheridan, IL; commissioned 2d Lt. 15 Aug. '17; served at Camp Custer, MI, then Camp Greene, then Camp MacArthur, TX, where he was assigned to Co. F, 126TH Inf. 5 Oct. '17; sailed for France Feb. '18; earned DSC, posthumously, for attempted rescue of wounded Soldier from his plt. on 4 Aug. '18 near Fismes; that Soldier was Pvt. Walter A. Underwood, KIA that day; attended Inf. Specialty School 19 Aug.-20 Sep. '18; promoted 1st Lt. 5 Sep. '18; appointed Scout Off., 1ST Bn., 126TH Inf., ca. 20 Sep. '18; KIA 10 Oct. '18 at midnight by sniper (some references state machinegun bullet to head) while reconnoitering enemy barbed wire and trenches south of Romagne; may have been assigned to Fld. & Staff, 126TH Inf. at some point; interred at Oak Grove Cemetery, Manistee, MI

1454.                        

King, William Charles

Cpl.

born ca. 1898; father John King, NoK, 2119 Corry St., Madison, WI (hometown); served with Co. G, 127TH Inf.; Alsace, Château-Thierry, Fismes, Juvigny, Verdun; KIA 17 Oct. '18 at age 20

1455.                        

Kingsbury (Kingsburg), Leo F.

Sgt.

father Mr. Edward M. Kingsbury, NoK, 1410 Koswett Ave., Lansing, MI (hometown); original member of Co. D, 125TH Inf. when organized from Co. D and Co. K, 31ST Mich. Inf., Mich. NG, on 30 Sep. '17; very likely Mich. NG; MIA, presumed KIA, 4 Aug. '18; memorialized on Tablets of the Missing at Aisne-Marne American Cemetery

1456.                        

Kirkemann, Sofus P. (Kirkeman)

Pvt.

born 14 Dec. '92 at Copenhagen, Denmark (nativity); NoK Axsel Anderson, half-brother, Veiers Pro Oksbol, Copenhagen, Denmark; entered service from SD; served with Co. B, 127TH Inf.; KIA 7 Oct. '18 near Gesnes; interred at Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery

1457.                        

Kirkpatrick, Roy

Cpl.

father James Kirkpatrick, NoK, 434 S. Cherrie St., Alatha, KS; hometown in MT; served with Co. G, 126TH Inf.; KIA 10 Oct. '18; interred at Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery; not listed on Co. G roster in 126WwG

1458.                        

Kister, Harold Theodore

Cpl.

born ca. 1896; mother Mrs. Anna Kister, NoK, 1737 Erie St., Racine, WI (hometown); served with Btry. F, 121ST FA Regt.; KIA 30 Aug. '18 at age 22

1459.                        

Klavanian, Guiegh (Guregh)

Pfc.

NoK Abgar Chanian, brother-in-;aw, 228 Ferdinand Ave., Detroit, MI (hometown); served with Co. H, 128TH Inf.; KIA 10 Nov. '18; interred at Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery

1460.                        

Klebba, August J.

Cpl.

mother Mrs. Julia Klebba, NoK, 904 Mill St., Alpena, MI (hometown); served with Co. F, 125TH Inf.; KIA 9 Oct. '18

1461.                        

Klemmer, Louis A.

Pvt.

born ca. 1894; NoK Mrs. Louis A. Klemmer, wife, 2605 Walnut St., Milwaukee, WI (hometown); WNG; served with Co. F, 127TH Inf.; Alsace, Château-Thierry, near Cierges; MIA, presumed KIA, 1 Aug. '18 at age 24; memorialized on Tablets of the Missing at Aisne-Marne American Cemetery

1462.                        

Kleppen, Andrew A.

Sgt.

born ca. 1881; mother Mrs. Anna Kleppen, 1284 First Ave., Eau Claire, WI; hometown La Crosse, WI; married; worked as chef at Elk's Club in La Crosse; member of Masons, Valley Lodge No. 60; served in Spanish-American War, claimed to be smallest and youngest S-A vet. in WI; cook assigned to San. Det., 3D Wis. Inf., WNG, at La Crosse, WI during Mexican Border Crisis; still assigned to that unit when mobilized 15 Jul. '17; likely assigned to 128TH Inf. when 32D Div. was organized; WIA, gassed; home on leave ca. 30 May '19 before reporting to Camp Grant, IL for throat surgery; DD, pneumonia, 3 Jun. '19 at age 37, may have died at home or hosp. in La Crosse; assigned to 161ST Dep. Bde. when he died; not listed in 32D Div. in WW

1463.                        

Kline, Anthony

Pvt.

mother Mrs. Mary Kleine, NoK, 164 Jacob St., Detroit, MI (hometown); served with Co. E, 125TH Inf.; DW 17 Oct. '18

1464.                        

Kline, Robert J.

Sgt.

born 1898 at Lowell, MI; NoK Jane Hunter, aunt, Saranac, MI (hometown); Mich. NG; served with Co. D, 126TH Inf.; WIA 1 Aug. '18; KIA 5 Oct. '18; earned DSC, posthumously, for his actions 5 Oct. '18 near Gesnes, he used an enemy machinegun to support his units attack; interred at Saranac Cemetery, Saranac, MI; medal presented to his sister, Ruth Kline; not listed in 32D Div. in WW

1465.                        

Klingman, Alfred D.

Pvt.

born 14 May '90 at WI; son of Jacob Daniel and Sydney Ann (Harrold) Klingman; hometown Knapp, WI; served with Co. E, 362D (162D) Inf., 91ST (41ST) Div., attached to 32D Div.; DW 12 Oct. '18; interred at Teegarden Cemetery, Dunn Co., WI

1466.                        

Klinkner, Gilbert

Cpl.

NoK Mr. Jake Klinkner, 423 Washington Ave., Muskegon, MI (hometown); Mich. NG; served with Co. I, 126TH Inf.; WIA 9 Oct. '18; DW 10 (23) Oct. '18

1467.                        

Klomstad, Fred O. (C.)

Pvt.

NoK Ole Klomstad, Audubon, MN (hometown); hometown in MT; served with Co. B, 125TH Inf.; KIA 29 Aug. '18; interred at Oise-Aisne American Cemetery

1468.                        

Klucka, Antony (Anthony)

Pvt.

originally from Biłgoraj, Poland (nativity); entered service from MI; served with Co. F, 125TH Inf.; KIA 31 Jul. '18; interred at Oise-Aisne American Cemetery

1469.                        

Klusendorf, Rudolph

Pvt.

father Henry Klusendorf, NoK, R. F. D. 1, Welcome, MN (hometown); served with Co. A, 126TH Inf.; KIA 4 Oct. '18

1470.                        

Klykunas, Stipanes (Stiponas)

Pvt.

NoK Mary Swedarski, 133 Dorchester Ave., Worcester, MA (hometown); may have entered service from MI; served with Co. L, 128TH Inf.; KIA 1 Sep. (30 Aug.) '18; interred at Oise-Aisne American Cemetery

1471.                        

Knaack, Arthur W. C.

Sgt.

born 26 Nov. '94 at Milwaukee, WI; son of Albert and Albertina (Oldenburg) Knaack, 503 20th St., Milwaukee, WI (hometown); enlisted in WNG, likely 1ST Wis. Engr. Bn. at Milwaukee, WI; assigned to 107TH Engr. Regt., likely Co. D, E, or F; Aisne, Argonne, Meuse; KIA 10 Nov. '18 (DW 13 Nov. '18) at age 23; not listed in 32D Div. in WW

1472.                        

Knag, Edward J.

Pvt.

mother Mrs. Lewis Knag, NoK, Litchfield, IL (hometown); served with Co. F, 127TH Inf.; KIA 18 (19) Oct. '18; interred at Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery

1473.                        

Knapp, Roy

Pvt.

father M. W. Knapp, NoK, Sidney, MT (hometown); served with Co. G, 127TH Inf.; KIA 15 (16) Oct. '18; interred at Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery

1474.                        

Knarr, Donald C.

Pvt.

mother Mrs. E. F. Knarr, NoK, 93 13th St., Portland, OR (hometown); assigned to Co. A, 127TH Inf. after they landed in France and before they went into Alsace; KIA (DW) 3 Aug. '18 near Cierges; Audra Crisp, sister, 530 Pikes Peak Ave., Colorado Springs, CO, placed request in 4 Jun. '20 American Legion Weekly seeking information about his fate

1475.                        

Kneer, Mathias

Pfc.

born ca. 1896; mother Mrs. Anna Kneer, NoK, 309 Elm St., Eau Claire, WI (hometown); served with Co. E, 127TH Inf.; Château-Thierry, Fismes, Sergy; KIA 3 Aug. '18 near Ronchères at age 22; repatriated and re-interred near Eau Claire ca. 4 Aug. '21

1476.                        

Knobloch, Louis Heinrich

Pvt.

born 16 Aug. '95 at Maeystown, IL; son of Jacob, Jr. and Christina Wilhelmina (Schilling) Knobloch; married Ollie Illert 19 May '18, father of Louis P. F. (whom he never met and died age 1); wife NoK; hometown Prairie du Rocher, IL; entered service ca. 24 Jun. '18; trained at Camp Zachary Taylor, KY; served with 125TH Inf. Regt., Co. I; DW 10 Oct. '18; interred at Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery

1477.                        

Knoke, Harvey Archie (H.)

http://www.32nd-division.org/history/ww1/Knoke-Harvey(2).jpg

Cpl.

born 14 Dec. '95; NoK Emma Weidemann (Mrs. Charles O.), cousin, 344 (844) Mt. Vernon St., Oshkosh, WI (hometown); listed as student, residing at 370 Jefferson St. (Ave.), with Mary Knoke in 1910 Oshkosh City Directory; member of St. John's Lutheran Church (English Synod of the Northwest) at Oshkosh; also had ties to Seneca, SD; enlisted in Co. B, 2D Wis. Inf., WNG, at Oshkosh ca. 1 Jul. '17; assigned to Co. B, 127TH Inf. when 32D Div. was organized; battles include Alsace, Château-Thierry, Verdun; WIA (shrapnel to the neck, ear & ankle) in Aug. '18; spent 3 weeks in hospital before returning to front line duty with his unit early Sep. '18; KIA a few weeks later on 11 Oct. '18 at age 22; interred at Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery

 

While none of the brave heroes on this Roll of Honor is any more important than another, I am compelled to include a photograph of Cpl. Harvey A. Knoke because he was a relative of mine.

 

 

 

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