FRED L. T.
Born January 23,
1891. Enl. July 21, 1918. Pvt. Mach. Gun Co. 361st Regt., 91st Div.
Trained: Camp Gordon two months; Camp Merritt ten days. Sailed from
Hoboken on U. S. S. America September 20; landed Brest September 29.
Trained at St. Amant until October; trans. to Belgium October 27, going
by way of Dunkirk, England; participated in battle Lysle-Schuldt, in
support position when armistice was signed; returned to Belleme; in
France January 1 to last of March; to St. Nazaire. Sailed April 3 on U.
S. S. Mexican; landed Camp Mills April 15; remained here one week. To
Camp Dodge. Mustered out April 28, 1919.
Born June 8, 1899.
Enl. October 1, 1918. Corp. S. A. T. C. Trained: Buena Vista
College, Storm Lake, Iowa. Mustered out December 13, 1918.
Born June 13, 1890.
Enl. June 27, 1918. Seaman 2d-cl. U. S. N. R. F. Trained at G. L. N.
T. S.; receiving ship at Brooklyn Navy Yard; to Base No. 6, Queenstown,
Ireland, via S. S. Glacier; transferred to U. S. S. Texan, Sixth Battle
Squadron, operating with British Grand Fleet in North Sea for four
months of service; Sixth Battle Squadron took part in surrender of
German High Seas Fleet November 21, 1918. Released from active service
December 31, 1918.
Born September 24,
1893. Enl. June 25, 1918. Pvt. Co. D, 350th Inf. 88th Div. Trained:
Camp Dodge; Camp Cody. Mustered out November 27, 1918. (no photo)
Born December 3,
1887. Enl, July 24, 1919. Pvt, Co. C, 4th Replm. Regt. Discharged by
reason of physical disability, July 31, 1918, at Camp Dodge. (no photo)
Born November 22,
1891. Enl. April 26, 1918. Pvt. Co. B, 338th Bn., 88th Div. Trained:
Camp Dodge until June 30, when he contracted acute spinal meningitis,
was taken to hospital at once and held there until date of discharge.
Mustered out December 11, 1918.
Born February 26,
1896. Enl. July 24, 1918. Pvt. Co. C, 4th Regt. 3d Div. Trained:
Camp Gordon. Sailed from New York on Leviathan August 25; landed Brest
September 1. To Roseierre for one month's training; to Desseljim; to
lines on Belgium front for three days; was in battle of Ypres on
November 11; to Camp Noyan, Belgium; to Egie, France, all winter; to St.
Nazaire. Sailed on S. S. Virginia, April 8, 1919; landed New York,
April 20. Mustered out May 7, 1919.
Born April 18, 1891.
Enl. May 26, 1918. Pvt. 352d Regt. Inf. 88th Div. Trained: Camp
Dodge. Sailed from New York August 15; landed Liverpool August 28. To
Southampton; to Cherbourg September 1. To Hericourt two weeks; to
Alsace-Lorraine front for four days; to Rope two weeks; to Luiyon on way
to Metz, November 11; to Bibeaucourt, May 11; to St. Nazaire. Sailed on
S. S. Canonicus; landed Newport News, June 4, 1919. Mustered out June
Born May 6, 1891.
Enl. May 26, 1918. Pvt. Mach. Gun Co. 352d Inf. 88th Div. Trained:
Camp Dodge until August 8; to Camp Mills. Sailed from New York August
16; landed Liverpool August 28. To Winchester; to Southampton: to Le
Havre. To Gresigny for two weeks; to Noval; to Chermont; to
Morterechaeton; to Haute-Alsace sector for five days; to Belfort; to
Fort Lucy, at this fort when armistice was signed — was headed for Metz
sector; to Bonnet, winter headquarters from November 30 to May 9, 1919;
to Le Mans; to St, Nazaire. Sailed for U. S. May 21 on U. S. S.
Canonicus; landed Newport News June 3. To Camp Dodge. Mustered out June
13, 1919. (no photo)
Born September 25,
1887. Enl. July 24, 1918. Corp. Co. C, 163d Replm, Regt; trans, to
77th Div. Trained: Camp Gordon. Sailed for France August 10, 1918.
Was on German border when armistice was signed.
Born December 6,
1889. Enl. January 9, 1916. Sgt. 1st-cl. Med. Dept. 126th F. A. 34th
Div. Trained: Fort Riley; Camp Cody, joined 34th Div.; to school at
Camp Stanley; moved from Camp Cody to Fort Sill, July 3, 1918. Sailed
from New York September 23 on British transport H. M. S. Kashmir,
wrecked with the H. M. S. Toronto in Irish Sea October 6, the Kashmir
having to land at Glasgow, Scotland; sailed from Southampton to Le Havre
October 8. Billeted at Lamarque from October 11 to November 1; moved to
Camp De Souge, where regt. received artillery preparation for the front,
was here when armistice was signed. Sailed from Bordeaux December 25,
1918; landed Newport News January 6, 1919. Mustered out January 21,
1919, at Camp Dodge.
Born January 17,
1893. Enl. February 12, 1918. Pvt. 1st-cl. Co. B, 32d Eng. Trained:
Camp Dodge and Camp Grant, to Camp Upton June 8. Sailed from New York
on Leviathan June 15; landed at Brest June 22; there two weeks. Three
months at Bordeaux, where co. built camp basins — regt. split up, our
co. to Marseilles and spent the remainder of the time in France at that
place building railroads, docks and camps. June 7 embarked from
Marseilles on French boat Patria; landed New York June 22. Mustered out
at Camp Dodge, June 30, 1919.
Born August 14, 1879.
Enl. in U. S. Army December 14, 1899. Sgt. Instructor Co. B. 30th and
19th Inf.; at Vancouver Barracks; served twelve years in Philippine
Islands from 1899 until 1912; six months in Mexico during Vera Cruz
Campaign 1912 and 1913; was given a captaincy commission as an
instructor for several states; conducted a non-commissioned officers'
school at Council Bluffs, Iowa; served at Camp Dodge, when the camp was
first started; to Fort Sam Houston; to Fort Bliss; to Fortress Monroe;
to Fort Pickens. Three months after war was declared resigned captaincy
commission in hopes of getting overseas, and re-enlisted in Coast
Artillery. (Still in service.)
Born October 4, 1893.
Enl. July 29, 1918. Pvt. Co. F, 212th Eng. 12th Div. Trained at Camp
Forrest; to Camp Devers. Mustered out at Camp Dodge, January 31, 1919.
Born April 14, 1891.
Enl. September 19, 1917. Pvt. P. W. E. Co. No. 21. Special training
with Escort Co. No. 21. Trained: Camp Dodge in Co. A, 350th Inf.; to
Camp Cody, Co. L. 133d Regt. 34th Div.; to Camp Merritt. Sailed June 30
on Glasgow; landed at Glasgow, Scotland. To Southampton; to Le Havre.
To St. Aignan; to Tours; to Mermeis; to Marseilles; to Bordeaux. Sailed
December 25 on Netherland; landed Newport News. To Camp Lee; to Camp
Dodge. Mustered out February 2, 1919.
Born November 3,
1886. Enl. February 24, 1918. Pvt. Co. I, 1st Bn. Inf. 163d D. B.
Trained at Camp Dodge from February 24, 1918 until December 12, 1918.
Mustered out December 12, 1918.
Born April 29, 1894.
Enl. July 10, 1918. 1st Lieut. O. R. C, Dental Co. No. 1, Med. Dept.
Branch. Trained: Camp Greenleaf; Camp Merritt. Promoted to 1st Lieut.
Officers' Reserve Corps. Mustered out February 1, 1919.
Born July 25, 1899.
Enl. October 3, 1918. Sgt. S. A. T. C. Trained at Iowa City, Iowa,
with 1st S. A. T. C. Bn. Promoted from bugler to sgt. Mustered out
December 21, 1918.
Born January 24,
1892. Enl. April 25, 1918. Pvt. Co. C. 357th Inf. 90th Div. Trained
at Camp Dodge; Camp Travis; Camp Mills. Left New York June 20; landed
Liverpool July 15, 1918. To Southampton; to Le Havre. To Ouconnigrot,
August 20; to St. Mihiel, September 1; to Argonne October 15; wounded in
Argonne October 24; to Base Hosp. 36. October 25; to St. Nazaire.
Sailed on transport Susquehanna; landed Newport News December 6. To
Base Hosp. To Camp Dodge. Mustered out January 11, 1919.
ESPE, HARRY ALFRED
February 26, 1895. Enl. June 5, 1918. Pvt. Co. B, 349th Inf. 88th Div.
Trained at Camp Dodge, Co. C, 350th Inf. 88th Div.; to Camp Upton.
Left Hoboken August 9; landed Southampton August 16. To Le Havre. To
St. Jeanne; to Danjatan; to Frabas; entered trenches on Alsace front
latter part of October: to Grasser Manqs; to Camp Hermitage: on November
30 to Huverni; to Chameure; to La Sure; to St. Nazaire. Sailed for U.
S. on U. S. S. Henry Mallory May 18; landed Brooklyn May 28. To Camp
Mills; to Camp Dodge. Mustered out June 10, 1919.
ESPE, STANLEY B.
April 19, 1892. Enl. February 25, 1918. Pvt. Co. L, 131st Reg-t., 33d
Div. Trained: Camp Dodge; Camp Logan; to Camp Upton. Landed Brest May
30. To Amiens front July 1 to August 25; to Toul sector; to Verdun,
September 8 to 26; severely wounded September 26, taken to Johns Hopkins
Hosp. for one week; to Base Hosp. No. 11 at Martes October 3 to January
9, 1919; to St. Nazaire. Sailed for the United States; landed Newport
News February 11, 1919. Sailed on U. S. S. Princess Matoka. To Camp
Dodge. Mustered out February 22, 1919.
EVANS, ALVIN J.
1895. Enl. May, 25, 1917. Pvt. Co. D, 142d Inf. Hdq. Co. First
service in Co. M. Second Iowa N. G. Trained: Camp Cody, trans, to Co.
C, 127th N. G. Bn., to Co. I, 133d Inf., to M. G. Co. 133d Inf.; to Camp
Dix. Sailed October 10, 1918; landed October 22 in France. Trans, to
Co. D, 142d Inf., to Hdq. Co. 142d Inf. Left France May 19, 1919;
landed New York May 31. Mustered out June 7, 1919.
Evans, David I.
EVANS, ERNEST W.
November 18, 1894. Enl. June 15, 1918. Mech. in Hdq. Co, Mechanical
Branch of Army. Trained: Iowa State College; was instructor in truck
driving at Valparaiso, Indiana. Mustered out December 23, 1918.
EVANS, EVERETT JOHN
November 18, 1894. Enl. May 28, 1917. 1st-cl. petty officer U. S.
Navy. Trained: G. L. N. T. S. Served at U. S. Naval Base at Brest from
May, 1918 to December, 1918. Trans, to Paris for duty with Peace
Commision on January 10, 1919; on January 22 became member of Military
Mission and went to Berlin for duty at that place, returning when
mission was withdrawn; to Paris on February 16 for duty; on March 10
trans, to U. S. Naval Hdq. at Brest for duty until September 21, 1919.
Returned to U. S. on Powhatan. Mustered out October 21, 1919.
EVANS, HOWARD M.
February 5, 1898. Enl. June 21, 1918. Electrician in Radio Section.
Trained at G. L. N. T. S.; to Radio School at Cambridge; to Seaplane
School at Pensacola, Fla.; where he operated wireless on seaplanes.
Mustered out April 9, 1919.
EVANS, LOUIS H.
December 4, 1894. Enl. July 1, 1917. Corp, Co. M, 168th Inf., 42d Div.
Sailed for France from New York October 18, 1917, on U. S. S. President
Grant; returned to port October 28; re-embarked November 14 on British
transport Celtic; landed Liverpool, there for ten days. To Le Havre.
To Ramicourt; to Langres; to Baccarat: entered the line February 22,
1918, in Luneville sector; at Badonviller; to Champagne July 1, 1918; to
Chateau-Thierry July 22 to August 6; to Verdun and St. Mihiel September
12 to 25; to Argonne October 5; to Sedan; left for hosp. November 9 with
influenza; rejoined Co. M April 15, 1919; to Germany with the Army of
Occupation along the Rhine; left Germany April 6 for Brest. Sailed on
U. S. S. Leviathan; landed at New York. To Camp Upton; to Camp Cody.
Mustered out May 17, 1919.
Vista's Part in the World War.
Storm Lake, 1920, pp. 80-85.