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IIAMS, SETH G.
Providence Township

Born August 2, 1894.  Enl. July 22. 1918. Pvt. Co. A.  Trained:  Camp Funston.  Died at Camp Funston January 20, 1919; buried January 23 at Warsaw, Missouri.

 

 

 

JENSEN, EMIL
Newell

Born March 3, 1896.  Enl. September 20, 1917.  Pvt. (Sharpshooter), Co. F, 18th Inf. 1st Div. Trained: Camp Dodge; at Camp Pike; to Camp Merritt.  Sailed July 1, 1918.  Sent to Meuse-Argonne offensive October 1, 1918; to hospital. Died of pneumonia in A. E. F. hospital.

 

 

JOHNSON, LARS
Lee Township

Born September 22, 1893. Enl. September 19, 1918. Pvt. S. A. T. C.  Trained: Dunwoody Institute. Died of Spanish influenza October 7, 1918.  Buried in Lone Tree Cemetery, Sioux Rapids, Iowa.

 

 

KAUFMAN, BENJAMIN
Lincoln Township

Born May 30, 1893.  Enl. July 24, 1918.  Pvt. Co. B, 136th Inf. 79th Div.  Trained:  Camp Gordon. Killed in action November 7, 1918.  Buried in American Battle Area Cemetery, Commune of Revelle Meuse, France.

 

 

KESTEL, HENRY
Maple Valley Township

Born November 15, 1895.  Enl. June 26, 1918.  Pvt. M. G. Co. 350th Mch. Gunners, 88th Div.  Trained:  Camp Dodge.  Transferred to Signal Corps after arrival in France.  Died of bronchial pneumonia.  Was sick in hospital at Belfort.  Died in Base Hosp. No. 27 S. O. S. November, 16.   Buried at Angers, France.

 

 

KRUSE, HENRY W.
Lincoln Township

Born May 10, 1892.  Enl. July 24, 1918.  Pvt. Co. M, 163rd Inf. 41st Div.  Trained:  Camp Gordon; to Camp Merritt.  Sailed September 1; landed Brest September 10.  Landed U. S. January 18. 1919, from U. S. S. Houston. To Camp Merritt; to Camp Funston; taken sick January 29; transferred to Base Hosp. at Ft. Riley.  Died of spinal meningitis February 12, 1919.  Buried at German Lutheran Cemetery, Grant Township.  February 17, 1919.

1Eilers, Tom D.  Buena Vista's Part in the World War.  Storm Lake, 1920, p. 21.

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