DELAND, JAMES LAEL
Born May 6, 1894. Enl. December 5, 1917. Ensign in U. S. N. R. F .
Trained: Municipal Pier; Lake Erie; Lake Superior; Lake Michigan;
Cleveland, Ohio; Pelham Bay. Promoted from seaman 2d-cl. to Quarter
Master 2d-cl. to Ensign. Sailed from New York for Marseilles on U. S.
S. Ophir, October 23, 1918; ship destroyed by fire in Gibraltar harbor
the night of November 11; returned to U. S. December 6, 1918.
DELBRIDGE, EVA (Nurse)
Born January 16, 1887. Enl. November 8, 1917. Red Cross Nurse, 114th
Hosp. Unit, Orthopedic Unit. Took nurse's training at Methodist Hosp.
Des Moines; was in service at St. Joseph Hosp., Sioux City when
enlisted. Trained: Camp Cody 8 months. Left New York in May, 1918;
landed at St. Nazaire. Assigned to Base Hosp. No. 101; to Base Hosp.
No. 6 near Bordeaux; to Camp Souge; most interesting experience at Beau
Deset, largest hosp. in France; near Chateau-Thierry where she served in
evac. hosp.; had charge of surgical department of Base Hosp. No. 114; on
leave after armistice was signed; visited Rome, Naples, Venice.
Returned home; landed New York May 23, 1919. Visited parents at Storm
Lake on furlough. Died in Chicago, August 17, 1919. Buried at Storm
DELP, MICHAEL H.
Born August 15, 1890. Enl. August 29, 1918. Pvt. Inf. Trained at
Born December 3, 1892. Enl. September 18, 1917. Senior Sgt. Mch. Gun
Co. 344th Bn. 87th Div. Spent two months and twelve days in Liverpool
and one month in Queenstown. Mustered out December 9, 1918.
Born June 20, 1887. Enl. July 24, 1918. Pvt. Co. A, 21st Regt. 77th
Div. Trained: Camp Gordon, pvt. C. H. 4th Replm. Inf.; Camp Merritt.
Sailed August 29; landed England. To France September 15. Volunteered
as shutter in Co. A, 21st Regt. 77th Div.; in fighting line October 23
in Argonne Forest; on German line November 11, remained five days; to
western France on 13-day march; to Brest in April. Sailed on President
Grant, April 22, 1919; landed New York May 6. To Camp Mills; Camp
Dodge. Mustered out May 19, 1919.
DESPAIN, LLOYD L.
Born April 1, 1897. Enl. August 23, 1918. Pvt. Co. C, Inf. 163d D. B.
Trained: Camp Gordon. Mustered out August 18, 1918.
DIEHL, CLINTON H.
Born in 1892. Enl. December 13, 1917. Pvt. Remount No. 322, Q. M. C.
Trained: Camp McArthur. Mustered out December 1, 1918.
DIEHL, GEORGE P.
Born October 9, 1894. Enl. July 8, 1917. Pvt. 1st-cl. Co. B, 323d F.
S. Bn. Corps Replm. Trained at Camp Funston. Left U. S. January 28,
1918; landed Brest, February 12, 1918. Taken to casual camp at Blois;
given insurance work; two months later transferred to postal department
at Tours; 1 month later transferred to telegraph office as night chief
clerk; ten months later ordered to casual camp at Cour Cherverney to
await transportation home; rejoined former Bn. which had been left in
States; to the Coast. Sailed for the U. S. on Easter Sunday; landed New
York two weeks later. Mustered out at Camp Dodge May 22, 1919.
DIERWECHTER, ARTHUR A.
Born July 24, 1895. Enl. November 3, 1918. Pvt. Co. A, Mech. Trng.
School. Trained: Mechanical Training School, Ames Iowa. Mustered out
December 11, 1918.
Born May 18, 1899. Enl. September, 1918. Pvt. Co. 7, S. A. T. C.
Trained: Iowa State College, Ames, Iowa. Studied mechanical
engineering. Mustered out December 21, 1918.
Enl. August 5, 1918. Pvt. in Inf., trans, to Q. M. C. 318th C. and I.
Trained: Hill, Va. Mustered out December 24, 1918. (no photo)
DOLAN, MICHAEL T.
Born August 3, 1891. Enl. August 5, 1918. Pvt. 1st-cl. 318th Regt. Q.
M. C. Trained: Camp Hill. (no photo)
DOLLIVER, JAMES I.
Born August 21, 1894. Enl. June 15, 1898. Pvt. 3d Service Co.
Trained; Yale University. Received a reserve commission after
discharge. Mustered out December 11, 1918. (no photo)
DOTY, CHESTER L.
Born September 10, 1896. Enl. June 9, 1917; called to service September
1, 1917. Corp. Co. D, 7th Telegraph Bn., later designated as 408th
Telegraph Bn. Assigned to Municipal Pier for three days; to Camp Alfred
Vail. Sailed on R. M. S. Carpathia, November 22; landed Liverpool
December 6. To Winchester; to Le Havre, December 10. To Nevers until
February 7; to Vierzon until May 2; to Troyes until June 8, 1918;
transferred to St. Nazaire and remained there doing telephone and
telegraph line work until July 26, 1919; to Montoir until September 9;
to St. Nazaire. Sailed on U. S. S. Radnor, September 10; landed
Brooklyn September 23. To Camp Upton. Mustered out September 25, 1919.
DOTY, GLENN H.
Born May 8, 1898. Enl. May 25, 1917. Pvt. Co. B, 307th F. S. Bn., 82d
Div. Trained: Camp Dodge; Camp Gordon. Sailed from New York on U. S.
S. Virginia May 18, 1918; landed Liverpool, May 30. To Southampton; to
Le Havre June 8. To Rangeaux; to Tours sector June 23 until August 15,
1918; to Marbache sector until September 17; to Argonne front from
October 1 to October 20; on that day was wounded by shrapnel; sent to
Evac. Hosp. No. 10: to Base Hosp. No. 67; to Provision Base 8; to Base
Hosp. 89; to Bordeaux, Base Hosp. No. 111; to Evac. Hosp. 20; to Evac.
Hosp. 65 at Brest. Sailed for U. S. on S. S. America March 4, 1919;
landed New York March 13. To Debarkation Hosp. No. 3 Green Hut
Building, March 13, 1919. To Roland Park (General Hosp, No. 7); to U.
S. General Hosp. No. 2 at Fort McHenry. Suffered loss of left eye.
While on lines was engaged in telephoning maintenance construction.
Mustered out October 1, 1919, with rating of fifty per cent disability.
DUFFY, PAUL F.
Born October 25, 1894. Enl. March 11, 1918. Seaman, 146th Co.
Trained: G. L. N. T. S. from March 11 to March 27, 1918; to Norfolk, in
TNT plant from March 28 to July 10, 1918; to hosp. with broken knee cap
July 11; at Portsmouth until November 1; to St. Helena Training Station
from November 2 until December 2, 1918; to Great Lakes December 4.
Mustered out February 28, 1919.
DUNARD, WALTER N.
Born February 10, 1893. Enl. July 24, 1918, Pvt. Troop B. Headquarters
Train and Military Police. Trained at Camp Funston. (no photo)
[No additional record submitted prior to publication.]
DVORAK, EMIL J.
Born February 16, 1893. Enl. July 24, 1918. Pvt. Co. D. 4th Replm.
Regt. Trained at Camp Gordon. Mustered out December 18, 1918.
Vista's Part in the World War.
Storm Lake, 1920, pp. 79-80.