Born January 18, 1895. Enl. September 20, 1917. Corp. 2d Bn. Int.
Section 38th Regt. 3d Div. Trained at Comp Dodge; to Camp Pike. Landed
in France July 1. To Gondrecourt for training; in the Aisne-Marne
offensive from July 18 to 27; in Vesle sector August 4 to 11; in
Meuse-Argonne September 30 to October 27; with Army of Occupation
December 1 to August 6, 1919. Mustered out August 29, 1919.
Born October 19, 1896. Enl. September 5, 1918. Pvt. Co. 105 Kerhoun
Hosp. Center. Trained at Camp Dodge, trans, to Med. Corps. To France.
Stationed at Kerhoun Hosp. Center; later moved to Pontomeyer Camp Hosp.
No. 33, where he was stationed until October 19, when he returned to the
United States. Mustered out November 4, 1919.
LANCASTER, JOHN W.
Born July 15, 1893. Enl. September 5, 1918. Pvt. Co. A, M. P. 19th
Div. Trained at Camp Dodge, assigned to Co. 58, 15th Bn, 163 D. B.;
October 15, trans, to Co. A. M. P. 19th Div.; November 1 trans, to Camp
Grant to Officers' Training School and remained there until mustered out
November 30, 1918. (no photo)
Born April 15, 1887. Enl. August 20, 1918. Pvt. Trained at Camp
McClellan May 25 to December 12; at Camp Gordon five weeks. Mustered
out at Camp McClellan December 12, 1918.
LANGNER, HENRY H.
Maple Valley Township
Born November 30, 1895. Enl. July 29, 1918. Pvt. Co. C, 210th Engrs.
Trained at Camp Forest; Camp Funston; to Camp Mills; to Camp Humphreys;
to Camp Dodge. Mustered out February 19, 1919.
LANHAM, SIDNEY S.
Born July 16, 1901. Enl. April 1, 1918. Seaman, U. S. Navy. Trained
at G. L. N. T. S.; to U. S. Naval Operating Base, Hampton Roads. Sailed
on U. S. S. Finland January 9, 1919; trans, to U. S. S. Florida and left
for Quantanamo Bay February 4 for battle practice; to St. Kitts Island,
British West Indies; later cruised along coast of South America and
Panama; to Cuba; to Haiti and Porto Rico; got under way for the United
States April 10, 1919; anchored in North River April 16; ship gave a
ball at Terrace Gardens, New York, April 20. Mustered out May 1, 1919.
LARSEN, HAROLD J.
Born February 21, 1889. Enl. February 25, 1918. Pvt. Co. L, 131st
Regt. 33d Division. Trained at Camp Dodge and Camp Logan. Sailed from
New York May 22 on Leviathan; landed Brest May 30. To Welville; to the
line at Perrigott on Albert front until August 5; over the top at Albert
front; to Chippiley; went over top August 9; to Amiens; to Verdun front
at Germanville, served here ten days; on Meuse river September 26 for
objective for five miles, held lines here until October 5; October 10
went over the top again, having hardest fight of campaign taking town of
Sonstanvoy, was in reserve for six days; on outpost duty on this front,
and went over top again November 10; in lines when armistice was signed;
to Luxemburg, was here until April 13; to Brest. Sailed May 13 on S. S.
Kaiserin; landed New York May 22. Mustered out May 31, 1919.
LARSEN, HUBERT C.
Born September 19, 1896. Enl. May 23, 1917. L. D. S. musician in Navy.
Trained at G. L. N. T. S. for nine months; to Naval Operating Base at
Hampton Roads one month; to U. S. S. Arkansas; to U. S. S. San Francisco
three months; to U. S. S. Baltimore five months; to Great Lakes one
month. Helped lay mine barrage between Norway and Scotland. Mustered
out August 17, 1919.
LARSON, CARL A.
Maple Valley Township
Born June 1, 1894. Enl. July 24, 1918. Pvt. 163d Inf. 41st Div.
Trained at Camp Gordon one month in 4th Replm. Regt. Co. D; to Camp
Merritt. Sailed on U. S. S. Plattsburg. Trans, to 163d Inf. 41st Div.
at St. George; was in hosp. with influenza; to Convalescent Hosp. at St.
George; and later to Montrichord; to Pontlevise Hosp.; to St. George.
Sailed on U. S. S. Huntington February 4; landed Hoboken February 16.
To Camp Dix one week; to Camp Dodge. Mustered out March 4, 1919.
LARSON, DAVIS S.
Born December 3, 1895. Enl. July 24, 1918. Pvt. Co. D, 4th Replm.
Regt. Trained at Camp Gordon. Mustered out December 16, 1918.
Born January 17, 1893. Enl. July 24, 1918. Pvt. Co. D, 4th Replm.
Regt. Trained at Camp Gordon. Mustered out December 21, 1918.
LARSON, GUSTAVE BARNEY
Born July 15, 1893. Enl. December 5, 1917. Pvt. 122d Aerial Squadron,
Army Aviation Branch. Trained at Ft. Logan; Kelly Field; Camp Vail; H.
J. Damm Field. Mustered out July 22, 1919.
LARSON, HARRY W.
Born March 6, 1889. Enl. February 24, 1918. Pvt. 1st-cl. Co. K, 119th
Inf. 30th Div. Trained at Camp Dodge February 24 to April 6 in 351st
Inf. 88th Div.; ordered to Camp Sevier from April 9 to May 7; to Camp
Merritt. Sailed from Boston May 12 on British ship Loamedon; landed
Liverpool May 27. To Dover May 28; to Calais May 29. To Uese May 31;
to front lines in Belgium July 3 to 5; July 24 to first support line
trenches in East Poperinge, Belgium; attached to Scotch Army for front
line training; took charge of trenches on August 10 one-half mile south
of Ypres; in 119th Field Hosp. with infuenza on September 1; to 106th
British Field Ambulance September 5; to St. Pol; September 12 rejoined
div.; to Tinnacourt September 23; to Sonime front; to St. Quentin
sector; severely wounded September 30 near Bellicourt; to Trouville,
British Hosp. No. 74, arm amputated; to Bath War Hosp. October 6 to 20;
to U. S. Hosp. at Paignton, England November 29. Sailed on U. S. Cedric
December 14; landed New York December 23. To U. S. Debarkation Hosp.,
Ellis Island; January 4 to Ft. Des Moines. Mustered out at Hospital No.
26 May 13, 1919.
Enl. September 6, 1918. Pvt. 163d D. B. Trained at Camp Dodge.
Mustered out January 6, 1919. (no photo)
LARSON, LAMBERT JOSHUA
Born August 22, 1900. Enl. October 11, 1918. Pvt. S. A. T. C. Trained
at Buena Vista College, Storm Lake, Iowa. Mustered out December 13,
LARSON, REUBEN FERDINAND
Bern May 21, 1899. Enl. June 7, 1918. Yeoman 2d-cl. Navy. Trained at
G. L. N. T. S. one month; to Ellis Island; trans, to North Bombing
Squadron. Sailed on U. S. S. Gold Shell, in July; landed Brest July 29.
Transferred to U. S. Naval Aviation Repair Base, Eastleigh. England, for
eight months; to U. S. S. Brandenburg seven weeks until this boat was
turned over to England; to U. S. Navy Mine Sweeping Forces, Inverness,
Scotland, for five weeks. Sailed for U. S. from Brest on U. S. S.
Harrisburg June 25, 1919; landed Hoboken July 2. To Bay Ridge Barracks;
to Great Lakes. Mustered out August 20, 1919.
LARSON, WILLIAM O.
Born August 8, 1897. Enl. in May, 1917. Pvt. 1st-cl. Hdq. Co., 168th
Regt., 42d Div. Sailed for France in July, 1917. In action from
February 20, 1918; took part in nearly all battles in which Americans
participated; Luneville sector, Champagne, Chateau-Thierry, St. Mihiel
and Meuse-Argonne; was with Army of Occupation. Mustered out April 8,
LATTA, MARION M.
Born April 1, 1898. Enl. October 1, 1918. Pvt. S. A. T. C. Trained
Buena Vista College, Storm Lake, Iowa. Mustered out December 13, 1918.
Vista's Part in the World War.
Storm Lake, 1920, pp. 137-41.