COSMAN, DANIEL K.
December 30, 1887. Enl. August 29, 1918. Pvt. Service Park Unit No.
503, Motor Transport Corps. Trained at Camp Dodge and at Fort Sam
Houston; taken to the base hosp., October 25. Mustered out January 24,
1919. (no photo)
13, 1887. Enl. July 24, 1918. Pvt. Co. A, 348th Mach. Gun Batt., 91st
Div. Trained at Camp Gordon; drilled for five weeks; to Camp Merritt,
quarantined ten days for measles. Sailed overseas on the U. S. S.
America, September 19; landed at Brest, September 29. To St. Amand; re-classlfied
and put into Mach. Gun Batt. and sent to Lunery, trained there for three
weeks; went to the 91st Div. where they were camped after returning from
the Argonne battle; hiked to the front arriving there the morning the
armistice was signed. His division was given credit for the Lys-Mons
Battle. Hiked back to Houtkerque; to Noce for two and one-half months;
to Nogent-le-Rotrou; to St. Nazaire. Sailed from St. Nazaire on U. S.
S. Arizona, March 25; landed at Hoboken, April 2. To Camp Upton for
sixteen days; to Camp Dodge. Mustered out April 22, 1919.
COUCH, SAMUEL R.
February 22, 1892. Enl. December 15, 1917. Pvt. in Gen. Hosp. Trained
for five months at Camp Dodge; ordered to Fort Des Moines until mustered
out. Mustered out October 21, 1919.
26, 1883. Enl. June 8, 1917. Sergt. in Q. M. E. R. C, M. S. T. 406,
Co. 321, attached to 41st Div. after arrival in France. Trained at
Presidio, near San Francisco. Left San Francisco, December 17; arrived
New York, December 23. Sailed on S. S. Carmania from New York, January
8, 1918; arrived Liverpool January 24. To Camp Morn Hill; to Le Havre.
To St. Nazaire; transferred from Q. M. C. to Co. 324, Motor Transport
Corps, for convoy work and post duty hauling ammunition and supplies to
the front; took exam, for commission November 1; commission signed
November 11, but withheld on account of signing of armistice. Sailed
from St. Nazaire on S. S. Huron, May 26, 1919; landed Newport News, June
7. To San Francisco. Mustered out June 24, 1919.
12, 1895. Enl. July 24, 1918. Pvt. Medical Corps. Trained Camp
Gordon. Sailed from New York, September 13; landed France September 25.
Sailed on Matzonia. Trans, to S. O. S. October 15; stationed at Med.
Supp. Dep. No. 2, Intermediate Section, Gievres. Sailed from Brest on
U. S. S. Imperator July 7, 1919; landed New York July 13, 1919. To Camp
Mills. Mustered nut July 25, 1919.
COX, HERMAN HENRY
23, 1898. Enl. October 11, 1918. Pvt. Inf. S. A. T. C. Trained at
Buena Vista College, Storm Lake, Iowa. Mustered out December 13, 1918.
December 23, 1895. Enl. April 2, 1918. Pvt. Supp. Co. 87th Inf. 19th
Div. Trained at Camp Dodge, April 2 to May 1; to Fort Des Moines Hosp.,
May 1 to June 18; to Camp Dodge January 27, 1919. Promoted private to
wagoner. Mustered out January 27, 1919.
12, 1890. Enl. December 6, 1917. Pvt. 236th Aero Squadron, A. S. M. A.
Trained at Southern Field. (no photo)
CRISSEY, DAVID B.
21, 1896. Enl. April 13, 1917. Rejected; re-enlisted April 9, 1918,
Corp. Co. M, 131st Squadron. Trained Wisconsin State University; Wilbur
Wright Field; Armour's Institute; Taylor Field Plying School. Granted
promotion, May 7, 1919, on re-enlistment. After 30 day furlough spent
at home in Storm Lake, returned to Wright Field, Aviation Repair Depot
30, 1899. Enl. April 7, 1917. Pvt. Co. M, 168th Inf. 42d Div.
Trained: Cherokee, Des Moines, Camp Mills. Sailed on President Grant.
October 18, 1917; returned to U. S. October 28; sailed again November 14
on English ship Celtic; landed Liverpool. To Winchester 1 week; to
Southampton; to Le Havre. To Rainacourt; to Langres; to Baccaret;
entered line of fighting in Luneville sector at Baccarat February 22,
1918; to Champagne July 1, 1918; to Chateau-Thierry; on the Ourcq; to
Hill 212; wounded in action capturing Sergy, July 29; sent to Base Hosp.
22 at Bordeaux; to Blois; to Le Havre, September 8 to December 1; to
Brest. Sailed from Brest on U. S. S. Rhode Island January 2, 1919;
landed at Newport News January 16. To Camp Hill; to Camp Lee; to Camp
Dodge. Mustered out February 12, 1919.
CRISSEY, HOWARD R.
September 13, 1897. Enl. April 13, 1917. Corp. Co. M, Inf. 42d Div.
Trained: Cherokee, Des Moines, Camp Mills. Sailed on President Grant
October 18, 1917; returned to port October 28; embarked November 14 on
English ship Celtic; landed Liverpool. To Winchester for nine days; to
Le Havre. To Rimacourt; to Langres; to Baccarat; entered line in
Luneville sector February 22; to Champagne July 1, 1918; Chateau-Thierry
July 22 to August 5; St. Mihiel September 12; to Argonne October 12; to
Sedan on the line when the armistice was signed; to Germany with Army of
Occupation; at Niederzessen [sic]
from December 16 to March 6; to Niederbreisig; to Brest. Sailed from
Brest on U. S. S. Leviathan, April 18, landed New York, April 26. To
Camp Upton; to Camp Dodge. Mustered out May 17, 1919.
CRISSEY, WALTER E.
October 4, 1890. Enl. April 7, 1917. Pvt. 1st-cl. Co. M, 168th Inf.
42d Div. Trained: Cherokee, Des Moines, Camp Mills. Sailed from New
York, October 28 on President Grant returned to port at New York,
October 28; sailed on English boat Celtic November 14; landed Liverpool.
To Winchester; to Le Havre. To Rimacourt; to Langres; to Baccarat; in
Luneville sector February 22; to Champagne July 1; to Chateau-Thierry
July 2; wounded in action August 1; to Hosp. No. 67; trans, to Base
Hosp. No. 44; returned to duty October 30, on front; after armistice to
Germany as part of Army of Occupation at Niederzlssen [sic]; left March
6, 1919 for Niederbreisig. Returned to U. S. with regiment. Mustered
out May 6, 1919. Re-enlisted in 330th M. T. C.
1, 1898. Enl. April 20, 1917. App. seaman. Trained G. L. N. T. S.;
Portsmouth, N. H.; and U. S. S. Rhode Island. Detailed to armed guard
September 29. Left Newport News on S. S. Hawaiian for Genoa, Italy;
landed January 22, 1918. Returned to New York March 12; left New York
March 17; landed New Brunswick; left New Brunswick March 31 for Naples;
landed April 27; visited Rome; steamship torpedoed May 20 (S. S.
Hawaiian with New Sweden); arrived New York June 27; left July 17 for
Brest. From Brest to Bordeaux; to New York; landed August 6; left New
York for Bordeaux, August 17; gas tanks on board ship burned on this
trip and gassed several members of the crew — no fatalities; arrived
Bordeaux September 3; to New York, September 27; left New York October
12; arrived Marseilles October 17; on this trip S. S. Lucia torpedoed;
October 27 rammed and sunk S. S. Larch Grove (17 lives lost); arrived
Marseilles, November 27; sailed for New York within month; arrived New
York December 16; Mustered out on S. S. Hawaiian January 28, 1919.
Promoted to Seaman 2d-cl.; to Coxswain.
CROWLEY, JUSTICE M.
November 15, 1887. Enl. June 25, 1918. Pvt. Co. F. 350th Inf. 88th
Div. Trained: Camp Dodge. Sailed from New York August 11 on H. M. S.
Delta; landed London August 25. To Romsey; to Southampton; to
Cherbourg. To Seman 3 weeks; to Hericourt; to Haute in Alsace sector
three weeks; to Andilly on Toul sector; to Gondrecourt. December 1; to
St. Nazaire. Sailed on U. S. S. Aeolus May 17, 1919; landed at Newport
News May 30. Mustered out June 5, 1919.
November 20, 1896. Served one term in Navy and enlisted in the Army,
May 22, 1918. Sgt. 1st-cl. Park Battery, Third Corps of Artillery.
Trained: Fort Logan, 19th Co. Art.; Camp Jackson; Camp Wadsworth; Camp
Hill. Sailed from Newport News on British ship Keenan, August 12;
landed Liverpool August 28. To Southampton; to Le Havre August 30. To
Angouleme; to Clermont; to Chateau-Thierry; to Carnac; in fighting line
September 16 to November 11; to Saint Juvin; to Hericourt until November
20; to Carnac; to Sievry; Riniacourt; to Le Mans; to Brest. Sailed on
U. S. S. Missouri, May 27, 1919; landed June 8, at Newport News. To
Camp Dodge. Mustered out June 23, 1919. (no photo)
31, 1891. Enl. as Seaman Co. O, 7th Regt. Trained at G. L. N. T. S.
CUNNINGHAM, ALBERT H.
2, 1886. Enl. September 16, 1918. 1st Lieut, unattached, Engineers.
Trained at Camp A. A. Humphreys to November 30, 1918. Mustered out
November 30, 1918.
CUNNINGHAM, LUTHER W.
28, 1893. Enl. July 26, 1918. Pvt. 1st-cl. Co. M, 331st Inf., 83d Div.
Trained Camp Gordon. Sailed September 14 from Hoboken on the Calimiers;
landed Brest September 28. Used in several replm. cos.; two trips to
Lemburg, Germany, with prisoners of war; a member of P. W. E. Co. 271 at
Verneuil, France; also with P. W. W. Co. 96 at Is-sur-Tille; sailed from
Brest October 12; arrived Hoboken October 20, made trip on Siboney.
Mustered out at Camp Dodge, October 25, 1919.
CUPPY, MAYNARD V.
November 27, 1896. Enl. September 6, 1918. Pvt. Co. 56, 141 Bn. Int.
163d D. B. Trained at Camp Dodge. Tried to enlist but was rejected.
Trans, to Hosp. Corps in 1918. Mustered out December, 1919, at Camp
Vista's Part in the World War.
Storm Lake, 1920, pp. 71-75.