January 23, 1894. Enl. February 24, 1918. Pvt. Co. 45, 20th Engineers.
Trained at Camp Dodge with Co. E, 351st Inf., 88th Div.; ordered to
Camp, American University, Washington, D. C.; to Camp Merritt. Sailed
from Hoboken on the President Lincoln, May 10, 1918; landed at Brest,
May 23. Set out for rest camp three miles from Brest; May 31 started
for front, but were switched off at Bazoilles, thirty kilometers from
front and put to work in the woods cutting wood and remained there until
August 5: to Rennes, August 9, pitched tents and worked on a sawmill and
four kilometers of railroad; left for Grancourt September 20; arrived at
Grancourt, September 24, worked in stone quarry night and day, could see
airplanes and hear the roar of guns about twenty kilometers away,
remained at this place until November 3; trans, then from Co. D, 72d
Engineers to the 45th Co.. 20th Engineers; left Grancourt for St.
Maurice, November 3, worked making a sawmill and tearing down a sawmill
until after the armistice was signed; left for Lamarche, December 1;
arrived at Lamarche December 2, worked in woods and sawmill until
January 13, 1919; to Bordeaux, worked in woods logging; May 13, left
Ponteraz; to Bordeaux. Sailed from Bordeaux on Luckenbach, May 17;
landed June 1. Mustered out June 9, 1919.
CHANEY, CARLTON L.
18, 1892. Enl. June 23, 1918. Pvt. Coast Art. Trans, to Paymaster,
QuarterMaster, on account of physical disability. Trained at Fortress
Monroe. Mustered outFebruary 12, 1919. (no photo)
CHANEY, GERALD W.
October 5, 1894. Enl. July 24, 1918. Sergt. Co. D, 4th Replm. Regt.
Trained at Camp Gordon; attended a Non-Commissioned Officers' School.
Promoted from pvt. to sergt. Mustered out December 24, 1918.
CHANEY, OSBORNE M.
13, 1890. Enl. May 25, 1918. Pvt. 1st-class. Concentration Brigade,
820th Aero Squadron. Trained at Austin. Texas, Ground School. With
Examining Board at Kelly Field Promoted to pvt. 1st-cl. Mustered out
January 25, 1919.
CHAPMAN, LYELL A.
1, 1887. Enl. September 5, 1917. Second Lieut., Co. M, 126th Inf., 32d
Div. Promoted from pvt. to sergt., November 9, 1917; to 2d lieut., June
1, 1918. Trained at Camp Dodge and Camp Pike; to Camp Merritt. Sailed
overseas, August 24; landed at Liverpool, September 4. To Southampton.
September 4; to Le Havre, France, September 7. To St. Aignan, September
11; assigned to 32d Div., September 16 at Joinville; September 21 to
Camions; to Bois de Lavois to reserve line, September 26; September 30
to front line west and north of Montfaucon; captured Lagrange farm; to
Gesnes; to Cierges; relieved October 7, by 125th Inf. coming into
support position; to Base Hosp. No. 45 at Beaune; rejoined regiment at
Bois de Montfaucon, November 3; moved to Breheville in support of the
5th Div. on November 10; relieved the 5th Div. on November 13; started
for the Rhine on November 16; entered Germany, December 13; located at
Rengsdorf; December 28 moved to Weiss until April 20; to Brest. Sailed
from Brest, May 15 on the Imperator; landed at New York, May 28; to Camp
Dodge. Mustered out at Camp Dodge, June 11, 1919.
CHENEY, JULIAN N.
2, 1899. Enl. October 4, 1918. Pvt. Student Army Training Corps.
Trained at Buena Vista College, Storm Lake, Iowa. Mustered out
December 13, 1918.
2, 1895. Enl. June 26, 1918. Pvt. Co. B, 349th Inf., 88th Div.
Trained at Camp Dodge for eight months; trans, to 19th Div. Supply
Train; was in 88th Div. for one month and was then trans, to 163d Depot
Brigade; then trans, to above named supply train; to Detroit, Michigan,
for convoy work between Detroit and Chicago for three weeks; from
Chicago sent back to Camp Dodge; then to Camp Lewis for mustering out.
Mustered out February 26, 1919.
12, 1899. Enl. May 2, 1917. Baker 2d-cl., in transport service.
Trained at G. L. N. T. S. and at Dunwoody Institute. Promoted from
apprentice seaman to baker 2d-cl. In transport service made trips to
Brest, St. Nazaire and Bordeaux, France. Made thirteen round trips to
Europe. Mustered out August 1, 1919.
19, 1885. Enl. August 6, 1918. Pvt. 1st-cl,. H Troop. 12th Cav. Enl.
at Chicago as pvt. in cav. replm. Outfit; trained at Jefferson Barracks
for two months; trans, to Pamma, Illinois, to Regular Army, H Troop.
12th Cav.; here he was promoted to pvt. 1st-cl. and was in training at
this cav. post for eight months; to Camp Grant. Mustered out June 3,
1919. (no photo)
October 30, 1886. Enl. July 7, 1917. Mechanic, Co. B. 42d Regt., 12th
Div. Trained at Fort Logan; Fort Douglas; Camp Dodge. On guard duty at
Tocahoe, New Jersey, from March 25, 1918, to July 4, 1918: in Camp
Devens until November 25; in Camp Upton until June 14, 1919. Mustered
out at Camp Dodge, June 16, 1919.
19, 1889. Enl. June 25, 1918. Pvt. Co. K. 5th Replm. Inf. Trained at
CLARA EUGENIE (Nurse)
December 18, 1892. Trained at Camp Taylor in United States Army Nurse
Corps. Mustered out December 19, 1918.
December 18, 1893. Enl. December 10, 1917. Mechanic, Co. 312, Aero
Squadron. Trained at Fort Logan, Kelly Field, Camp Hempstead, Brooklyn,
Paris Institute, at Mechanics School, St. Paul, at Washington, D. C. and
Bowling Field. Mustered out September 2, 1919.
Born May 7,
1895. Enl. June 15, 1918. Musician 1st-cl. Headquarters Co., Military
Bank, Motor Trans. Corps. Trained at Training Dept., Ames State School,
Valparaiso, Indiana, promoted to musician first-class. Mustered out
December 21, 1918.
CHRISTENSEN, GUS A.
December 4. 1894. Enl. April 21, 1917. Baker 1st-cl., on U. S. S.
Texas and U. S. S. North Dakota. Trained at Great Lakes Naval Training
Station. Promoted from baker 3d-cl. to baker 1st-cl. Service cruising
in south sea waters; served seven months on board the U. S. S. Texas and
on the U. S. S. North Dakota — the first dreadnaught to pass through the
4, 1890. Enl. July 24, 1918. Pvt. Co. B. 9th Inf., 2d Div. Trained at
Camp Gordon with Co. D, 4th Replm. Regt. Sailed from Hoboken, September
14, on the English ship Olympic; landed at Southampton, September 21.
Stayed in England until September 30; crossed the English Channel and
landed at Le Havre, October 1. Went through the camp at Le Mans;
ordered to La Bazon to Co. B, 49th Inf., trained with them for two
weeks; left on the 17th of October to join the 5th Div. on Meuse-Argonne
front; sent to Co. E, 11th Inf., was in reserve from October 25 to the
night of November 4; crossed the Meuse river on the morning of the 5th
and went forward until the signing of the armistice; on November 15,
transferred to Co. C, 23d Inf., 2d Div.; made the hike to Vallander on
the Rhine, Germany, arriving there December 20, 1918; billeted at
Vallander on the Rhine until April 10, 1919; transferred to Co. B, 9th
Inf., 2d Div., stationed at Bendorff at that time, but moved on April
19, to the outpost line of the American Zone, vacated by the 32d Div.;
at Stiemel; to Westewald until July 15, when he left for Brest. Reached
Brest, July 19. Sailed on the U. S. S. Princess Matoka, July 23; landed
at Hoboken, August 1. To Camp Merritt; paraded with the 2d Div. in New
York, August 8; to Camp Dodge. Mustered out August 14, 1919.
November 11, 1888. Enl. July 24, 1918. Pvt. Co. D, 4th Replm. Regt.
Trained at Camp Gordon and at Camp Dodge. Mustered out January 9, 1919.
CHRISTENSEN, OLE J.
January 25. 1891. Enl. March 7, 1918. Mechanic, Co. 3, Coast Art.
Trained at St. Louis, near Jefferson Barracks; on March 25, ordered to
Fort Moultrie. Mustered out May 9, 1919. (no photo)
November 22, 1898. Enl. April 12, 1917. Cook 1st-cl. Promoted from
landsman baker to baker 2d-cl, to baker 1st-cl, to cook 1st-cl. Trained
at G. L. N. T. S. At the G. L. N. T. S. during entire term of
enlistment. Mustered out February 18, 1919.
December 19, 1889. Enl. May 10, 1917. Chief Gunner's Mate (A) in
Aviation Branch of Navy. Trained at G. L. N. T. S. from May 10 to
September 19, 1917; to Charleston, South Carolina from September 19 to
July 4, 1918; to Bay Shore, Long Island, from July 4, 1918, to December
1, 1918; at Brunswick, Georgia, from December 1 until August 8, 1919.
Promoted from fireman 3d-cl. to fireman 2d-cl; to gunner's mate 3d-cl.,
to gunner's mate 2d- cl.; to gunner's mate 1st-cl., to chief gunner's
mate (A). Sent to Minneapolis for discharge. Mustered out August 12,
23, 1889. Enl. July 29, 1918. Pvt. 1st Train. Batt. Engineers.
Trained at Camp Forrest for five months; transferred to 212th
Engineers, to 213th Engineers in first support. In Company G to Company
H, to 25th Casualty Company at Camp Dodge. Mustered out January 6,
1919. (no photo)
CHRISTENSON, O. ARON
16, 1896. Enl. November 9, 1917; began active service on August 14,
1918. First Lieut, in Medical Reserve Corps, Medical Corps. Promoted
from pvt. to 1st lieut. Trained at Army Training Detachment, Des Moines
College: at Ft. Leavenworth. December 17, 1918, for one month's
training; promoted to Dental Assistant August 14. 1918; received first
lieutenant's commission January 31, 1919. Mustered out January 21,
2, 1891. Enl. July 22, 1918. Corp in Cos. 49, 45 and 9, 163d Depot
Brigade. Promoted from pvt. to corp. Trained at Camp Dodge. Mustered
out December 12, 1918.
December 16, 1893. Enl. April 26, 1918. Pvt. Co. C, 29th Batt., United
States Guards. Trained at Camp Dodge and Fort Snelling. On guard duty
in Chicago Quarter Master Buildings. Mustered out December 19, 1918.
November 16, 1895. Enl. February 23, 1918. Pvt. 1st-cl., Co. B, 39th
Inf., 4th Div. Trained at Camp Green. Sailed from Hoboken on Italian
ship Dansi Alghieri May 10; landed at Brest May 25. To Chateau-Thiery
offensive, July 15, when this offensive was launched the 39th Inf. was
moved from its training area at Acy to take its place in the front line
for the first time; at Second Battle of the Marne, Vesle sector; at St.
Mihiel operation; in Meuse-Argonne offensive where he received three
wounds; was with the Army of Occupation in Germany. Sailed from Brest,
July 30, 1919, on the Leviathan; landed at Hoboken, August 6. To Camp
Merritt; to Camp Dodge. Mustered out August 13, 1919.
Vista's Part in the World War.
Storm Lake, 1920, pp. 64-66.