KAIR, JAMES ALFRED
24, 1888. Enl. July 24, 1918. Pvt. Co. K, 316th Regt. 79th Div.
Trained at Camp Gordon with Co. D, 4th Replm. Regt. Sailed from New
York August 31 on U. S. S. Plattsburg; landed Brest September 12. To St.
Georges; to Heippes; to front at Grand-Montagne October 28; over the top
November 3 and 4; to Teville November 11; December 11 in hosp. near
Verdun; to Evac. Hosp. No 15 with "flu" from December 11 to January 12;
to Rambruzin until March 26; to Chambrancourt; to Forfou; to St.
Nazaire. Sailed from St. Nazaire on U. S. S. Kronland May 18; landed
New York May 30. To Camp Dix; to Camp Dodge. Mustered out June 8,
KEITH, ADNA JOHN
August 14, 1886. Enl. May 3, 1918. Machinist's mate in 11th Regt. of
Navy at G. L. N. T. S. Trained at G. L. N. T. S. Promoted from seaman
2d-cl to machinist's mate. Mustered out January 24, 1919. (no photo)
KELSO, ARNIE A.
5, 1886. Enl. April 19, 1917. Sgt. Co. E, 23, 50, 90 and 20th Divs.
Trained at Camp Gordon; El Paso. Texas; Syracuse, New York; Camp
Greene; Hog Island Ship Yards; Camp Merritt; Camp Sevier; Camp
Wadsworth. Promoted from mechanic to sergt. in Supply Dept. Mustered
out March 10, 1919.
KENNEDY, THOMAS F.
18, 1896. Enl. July 26, 1918. Pvt. Co. L, 16th Regt. 1st Div. Trained
at Camp Gordon six weeks; to Camp Merritt. Sailed from Hoboken on U. S.
S. America September 20; landed Brest September 29. To Meuse-Argonne
front and remained there until armistice was signed; was sent to field
hosp. fourteen days, then to a casual company with 42d Div.; rejoined
1st Div. January 9 at Gen. Hdqrs. at Montabar; at Oberher; to Durnbach;
to Selters; to Ettinghausen; back to Selters; from here division was
moved to Brest. Sailed on Amphion August 23, 1919; landed New York
September 19, 1919. To Camp Merritt; to Camp Meade; to Camp Dodge.
Mustered out September 24, 1919.
KENNEDY, WILLIAM J.
August 14, 1888. Enl. July 26, 1918. Pvt. 1st-cl. Co. H, 5th Replm.
77th Div. Trained at Camp Gordon five weeks; to Camp Merritt. Sailed
to France. Moved up to the front lines the day after the armistice was
signed; transferred to Artillery 1st of January, 1919; in Batt. A. F. A.
304. Mustered out May 18, 1919.
January 12, 1891. Enl. February 25, 1918. Corp. Co. F, 33d Regt.
Trained at Camp Devens. Sailed for France June 29 from New York;
landed Brest July 12. Saw service in France. Sailed from Brest May 20,
1919; landed Newport News June 1. To Camp Stewart; to Camp Hill; to
Camp Dodge. Mustered out June 15, 1919.
February 27, 1894. Enl. July 1, 1918. L. M. M. in Naval Reserve Force.
Trained at G. L. N. T. S. as aviation mechanic; trans, to Q. M. C.
Aviation. Mustered out January 12, 1919.
KEVANE, WILLIAM THOMAS
September 25, 1897. Enl. April 12, 1918. Pvt. 1st-cl. Batt. C, 14th F.
A. Trained at Ft. Sill. Mustered out January 16, 1919. (no photo)
KIDMAN, GEORGE C.
October 28, 1886. Enl. September 20, 1917. Pvt. Q. M. Detachment, Q.
M. C. Trained at Camp Dodge September 20, to November 1, 1917; to Camp
Cody November 1 to May 22, 1918; to Ft. Sam Houston May 22 to July 20;
to Camp Scurrey July 20 to April 15, 1919. Mustered out April 15, 1919.
KIELTY, THOMAS T.
Born July 2, 1893. Enl. June 4, 1917.
Trained at Cherokee; at State Fair Grounds; to Camp Mills. Sailed from
Hoboken on U. S. S. President Grant October 18; returned to port October
28; re-embarked on English ship Celtic; landed Liverpool December 1. To
Winchester 9 days; to Le Havre December 11. To Rimacourt; to Langres;
to Baccarat; entered line in Luneville sector February 22; to Champagne
July 1 to 18; to Chateau-Thierry July 22 to August 5; at St. Mihiel
September 12; wounded by machine-gun bullet September 12; to Base Hosp.
No. 68 at Mars; to Base Hosp. No. 101 at St. Nazaire. Sailed on Rinjdam
December 18; landed Newport News January 1, 1919. To hospital at
Richmond, Virginia; to Camp Dodge, January 9. Mustered out March 1,
Born April 15, 1893. Enl. March 4, 1918.
Pvt. Casual Co. Trained at Camp Jackson; Camp Hancock. Sailed May 25,
1918. Stationed at several camps in southern France, but spent most of
the time at Camp Mahun; to Is-sur-Tille; to St. Luebes; was at Camp Is-sur-Tille
in artillery training school when the armistice was signed. Sailed for
U. S. July 3, 1919. Mustered out July 26, 1919.
September 17, 1895. Enl. July 29, 1918. Musician 2d-cl. Hdqrs. Co.
212th Engrs., 12th Div. Trained at Camp Forrest; Camp Devens. Mustered
out at Camp Dodge February 8, 1919.
KINDWALL, ELMER CHESTER
November 11, 1888. Enl. July 24, 1918. Pvt. Co. M, 163d Inf. 41st Div.
Trained at Camp Gordon in Co. D. 6th Replm. Regt.; to Camp Merritt Co.
24 Inf. Replm. Left Hoboken August 29; landed Brest September 12. To
St. George with Co. M, 163d Int.; to Mt. Richard, 163rd Mach. Gunners
of Inf. Sailed from Brest February 4 on U. S. S. Huntington; landed
Hoboken February 16, 1919. To Camp Dix; to Camp Dodge. Mustered out
March 4, 1919.
KINNERUP, JAMES J.
January 19, 1895. Enl. May 5, 1917. Mess sgt. Co. A, 331st Inf. S3d
Div. Trained at Camp Dodge; Camp Cody; Camp Dix. Sailed October 13;
landed Breckenridge. Eng. To Southampton; to Le Havre; to Le Mans; to
Chemire; to Noyen; to Le Havre. Sailed from Brest January 17; landed
New York January 25, 1919. To Camp Mills; to Camp Dodge. Mustered out
February 8, 1919.
KIRKHAM, CLAUDE GARLAND
October 14, 1895. Enl. September 18, 1917. Corp. Batt. F, 320th F. A.
82d Div. Trained at Camp Dodge with Hdq. Co. 350th Inf.; to Camp
Gordon; to Camp Mills May 10. Sailed from New York on English ship City
of Exeter May 18; landed Liverpool May 30. To Camp Winchester May 31;
left Winchester June 2; arrived Southampton June 2; landed France June
3. Billeted at Camp Le Havre No. 2; to Camp La Courtine June 6, trained
there until August 8; to Chateau-Thierry; to Dieudnord August 21 to
September 10; to Blenod-les-Pont-a-Nousson September 11 to 21; to
Chaudron Farm October 6 to November 1; to St. Georges; to Immecourt
November 2 to 4; to Sommauthe-Beaumont November 5 to 10; after November
25 attached to the 80th Div. and was the longest on the front at one
time of any expeditionary force of artillery. Sailed from Bordeaux
April 27; landed New York May 9, 1919. To Camp Dix; to Camp Dodge.
Mustered out May 26, 1919.
KISLINGBURY, LESLIE E.
October 24, 1896. Enl. September 5, 1918. Sgt. 1st-cl. Base Hosp. No.
105 Med. Dept. Trained at Camp Dodge two weeks; to Ft. Benjamin
Harrison; to Camp Merritt. Sailed from Hoboken October 28; landed Brest
November 9. Stationed four miles out of Brest for seven months. Sailed
from Brest June 30 on U. S. S. Frederick; landed Brooklyn July 11. To
Camp Mills; to Camp Dodge. Mustered out July 18, 1919.
KISLINGBURY, WHITFORD E.
January 27, 1891. Enl. July 24, 1918. Pvt. Co. B, 316th Inf. 79th Div.
Trained at Camp Gordon 29 days in Co. C. 4th Replm. Regt.; to Camp
Merritt. Sailed from New York September 1 on U. S. S. Plattsburg;
landed Brest September 12. To St. George fifteen days; to Verdun sector
three weeks; to front lines in Meuse-Argonne twelve days when armistice
was signed; November 24 sent to Field Hosp. 315 with influenza; sent
into southern France to Base No. 19 for five weeks; to Suley with
company two weeks; to Deanneur, then gradually moved back to St.
Nazaire. Sailed May 16 on U. S. S. Texan; landed Philadelphia May 29,
1919. To Camp Dix; to Camp Dodge. Mustered out June 8, 1919.
Vista's Part in the World War.
Storm Lake, 1920, p. 131-35.