Born June 12, 1893,
at Chatebor, Bohemia; came to the U. S. August 15, 1912. Enl. as pvt.
in Co. M, 31st Inf.; from April, 1917, to August, 1918, the 31st Regt.
was stationed in Philippine Islands at Camps Eldridge and McGrath, and
Forts Mills and Wm. McKinley; engaged in garrison work and field
training; August 31, 1918, the regt. sailed from Manila to Vladivostok,
and has since been stationed there guarding mines and railroads; on
April 30, 1919, the War Department reported Co. M to be at Souchan,
Siberia, with Company H -- address of all units of 31st Regt. is
Born February 28,
1892. Enl. May 28, 1918. Pvt. Co. E, 127th Inf. 32d Div. Trained at
Camp Lewis; Camp Kearny. Fought in Argonne sector in France. Mustered
out April 27, 1919 at Fort D. A. Russell. (no photo)
Born July 9, 1890.
Enl. July 24, 1918. Pvt. Co. D, 163d Inf. 41st Div. Trained at Camp
Gordon in Co. C, 4th Replm. Regt.; to Camp Merritt. Sailed from Hoboken
August 30 on U. S. S. Plattsburg; landed Brest September 12. To camp
near old fort of Napoleon one week; to St. Georges one week; was trans,
there to Co. L, 163d Inf. 41st Div.; to La Valbonne; to Funa from
September 29 to December 16; trans, to Inf. Cannondots School Bn. from
September 29 to April 10, 1919; spent part of time at Le Mans; moved
towards Brest. Sailed April 10, on Charleston; landed New York April
21, 1919. To Camp Merritt one week; to Camp Dodge. Mustered out May 1,
Born February 28,
1894. Enl. August 27, 1917. Sergt. Co. M, 350th Regt. 88th Div.
Trained at Camp Dodge. In service 22 months, nine of which were spent
in France. Was in Haute-Alsace sector, under fire four weeks; six days
in front line trenches; three weeks in reserve trenches. Qualified as
sharp-shooter. Mustered out June 6, 1919, at Camp Dodge.
Born December 11,
1881. Enl. August 22, 1917. Cadet, 2d Co. 13th Training Regt. Trained
at Ft. Snelling. Mustered out November 11, 1917.
Born June 24, 1888.
Enl. July 24, 1918. Pvt. Co. M, 316th Inf. 79th Div. Trained at Camp
Gordon four weeks. Sailed from New York on U. S. S. Plattsburg August
30, with 24th Automatic Replm.; landed Brest September 12. To St.
Georges September 20; to Verdun October 1; to Issencourt about ten days;
to Genicourt where he joined the 79th Div. on front lines relieving the
26th Div. on October 28; to Base Hosp. No. 44 on account of "flu";
rejoined regt. at Heippes January 16; to Chambroncourt; to Tiffauges; to
St. Nazaire. Sailed for U. S. May 11; landed New York May 29. Mustered
out June 8, 1919.
Born March 7, 1888.
Enl. September 20, 1917. Pvt Co. G, 163d Inf. 41st Div. Trained at
Camp Dodge until November 20, with Co. A, 350th Inf.; to Camp Pike, Co.
I, 347th Inf. 87th Div.; to Camp Merritt. Sailed June 20, 1918, member
of 5th Casual Replm. Co.; landed Liverpool July 1, 1918. To Winchester
two days; to Southampton; crossed Channel July 4 to Cherbourg. To St.
Aignan; joined the 163d Inf. Co. G; left July 14; joined the 2d Div.
July 16; to Soissons July 18 to 20; St. Mihiel September 12 to 16; Mont
Blanc Ridge; Changpre sector, October 3 to 12; Meuse-Argonne; severely
wounded November 4; operated on in Evac. Hosp. No. 15; to Hosp. Mobile
8; to Base Hosp. No. 86; to Mesves Center; Base Hosp. No. 69 February
25; Hosp. No. 35 Kerhoun Center Brest. Sailed April 7; landed New York
April 17, 1919. Taken to the U. S. Debarkation Hosp. No. 3; to Camp
Dodge. Mustered out May 2, 1919, with 25 per cent disability.
Born January 23,
1892. Enl. February 24, 1918. Pvt. Co. B, 12th Eng. 2d Army. Trained
at Camp Dodge; Camp Grant; to Washington Barracks; to Camp Merritt.
Sailed August 29 on Bellank; landed Liverpool September 13. To
Winchester; to Southampton; to Cherbourg; to Angers; to Manillatown; to
Gosgrove, operating a railroad. Sailed from Bordeaux on Camp May;
landed New York April 27. To Camp Upton; to Camp Funston. Mustered out
May 17, 1919.
Born July 3, 1893.
Enl. July 24, 1918. Pvt. Co. D, 4th Replm. Regt. Inf. Trained at Camp
Gordon. Discharged by reason of physical disability. Mustered out July
31, 1918. (no photo)
Vista's Part in the World War.
Storm Lake, 1920, pp. 130-31.