LAURENZ, HARRY JULIUS
Born September 5, 1898. Enl. October 2, 1918. Pvt. Co. H, S. A. T. C.
Trained: Iowa State University. Mustered out December 19, 1918. (no
LAURIDSEN, ANDREAS MARINUS
Born June 29, 1895. Enl. July 24, 1918. Pvt. Sup. Co. 316th Regt. 79th
Div. Trained at Camp Gordon one month; to Camp Merritt. Was sent over
as member of replm regt. Sailed from Hoboken August 31 on U. S. S.
Plattsburg; landed Brest September 12. Was with 79th Div. all the way
and returned with this division. Sailed from St. Nazaire May 16; landed
Philadelphia May 29, 1919. Sailed on U. S. S. Texan. To Camp Dix; to
Camp Dodge. Mustered out June 8, 1919.
LAURIDSON, NELS E.
Born June 3, 1893. Enl. August 2, 1918. Pvt. Inf. Trained at Camp
Forrest. Mustered out by reason of physical disability, August 17,
LAWTON, ICHABOD A.
Born January 14, 1889. Enl. July 25, 1918. 2d Lieut. 1st Inf. Replm.
Trained at Camp Gordon; to Camp Humphreys. Promoted to Corp., to sergt.,
to 2d Lieut. Mustered out December 11, 1918.
LAYMAN, DENTON N.
Born January 11, 1890. Enl. December 14, 1917. Sergt. Intelligence
Dept., 328th Squadron Aviation. Trained at Ft. Logan; Kelly Field; Camp
Taylor; to T. C. six months. Mustered out November 26, 1918.
LEE, HARRY B.
Born July 2, 18. Enl. July 24, 1918. Pvt. 53d Pioneer Infantry.
Trained at Camp Gordon in 438th Motor Supply Train, Motor
Transportation Corps. Sailed from New York August 30 on U. S. S.
Plattsburg; landed Brest September 12. In hospital at St. Georges two
weeks; to Verdun front October 10; hauled ammunition to front until
October 22; to Field Hosp. at Beneivaux until November 11; to Replm.
Camp near Souilley; assigned to 53d Pioneer Inf. November 24. Sailed
from Brest April 22; landed Newport News May 4. To Camp Stewart; to
Camp Dodge. Mustered out May 19, 1919. (no photo)
LEHMAN, ERNEST W.
Born February 21, 1894. Enl. July 24, 1918. Pvt. Co. E, 316th Regt.,
79th Div. Trained at Camp Gordon. Sailed from New York August 29;
landed Brest September 12. To St. Georges two weeks; to Verdun sector;
to Mockasin Woods; November 5 to Alsace-Lorraine front for three days;
to Reveille until December 26; to Issencourt until March 28; to Trampart;
to Vallet; to St. Nazaire. Sailed May 15; landed Philadelphia May 29.
Mustered out June 8, 1919.
LEONARD, RAYMOND H.
Born July 29, 1887. Enl. December 11, 1917. Sgt. Second Prov. Ordnance
Dept. Bn., Army Ordnance Dept., later Intermediate Ordnance Depot No. 4,
France. Trained at Camp Dodge; to Camp Merritt April 1. Sailed from
New York on Aquatania April 2; landed Liverpool April 10. Crossed
Channel to Le Havre April 12. To Mehun and worked there until August
20; to Toul sector August 23, served on ammunition supply work during
St. Mihiel offensive; assigned to Munitions Office 4th Army Corps
October 4, salvaged ammunition; put in charge of ammunition dump at
Limey October 26 until November 11; to Buconville; to Mayen, Germany,
December 15; on detached service with Chief Ordnance Officer at Coblenz
until March 8, 1919. Sailed from Brest April S; landed in U. S. April
20. Mustered out at Mitchell Field April 25, 1919.
Born October 16, 1892. Enl. June 23, 1918. Pvt. Co. E, 350th Inf. 88th
Div. Trained at Camp Dodge one month; to Camp Upton August 7; trans, to
port of embarkation at New York August 11. Sailed on S. S. Delta August
11; landed New London, Eng., August 26. To Camp Rumsey; crossed English
Channel to Cherbourg. Trained at Semur one month; to Belfort; to
Boschello near front; 23 days on patrol duty; to Toul sector; to Sanzy;
to Conercy; to Mullemount for maneuver work; to Prov. Hosp. No. 1 with
influenza and typhoid fever for three months, had operation for
mastoids; to Base Hosp. No. 79; to Evac. Hosp. No. 31; to Keson June 5.
Sailed as casual on U. S. S. Leviathan June 5; landed Hoboken June 12,
1919. To Camp Dodge. Mustered out June 19, 1919.
LEWIS EDWIN V.
Born January 10, 1880. Enl. May 10, 1918. Sgt. 1st-cl. In School for
Bakers and Cooks. Trained at Camp Dodge; was instructor in cooking.
Mustered out January 23, 1919. (no photo)
LEWIS FLOYD M.
Born October 16, 1896. Enl. September 6, 1918. Pvt. in Officers'
Training School at Camp Pike. Trained at Camp Pike. Mustered out
December 1, 1918. (no photo)
LEWIS, GEORGE HENDERSON
Born June 6, 1887. Enl. September 20, 1917. Corp. Co. F. 313th Engrs.
88th Div. Trained at Camp Dodge. Promoted from pvt. to corp. March 15,
1918. Sailed August 16, 1918; landed Le Havre August 31. Trained in
back areas until October 5; at front at south end of battle line October
7; at Haute-Alsace front October 7 to November 9, doing engineer work,
no lighting, under shrapnel fire a few times; after armistice built
railroad on line to Metz from south and built and repaired roads.
Sailed from St. Nazaire May 27; landed New York June 6, 1919. Mustered
out June 15, 1919.
Born June 27, 1896. Enl. February 25, 1918. Radio Operator. Trained
at G. L. N. T. S.; at Cambridge, Harvard University. Mustered out
December 19, 1918.
Born November 4, 1890. Enl. July 21, 1918. Pvt. Co. C, 11th Bn. 4th
Replm. Regt. Trained at Camp Gordon. Saw foreign service beginning
August 24, 1918; in guard duty at Camp Hosp. No. 26 at St. Agni, France.
Mustered out February 25, 1919.
LEWIS, VIRGIL S.
Born September 5, 1893. Enl. July 1, 1918. Pvt. Motorized Field
Artillery. Trained with Batt. B. 3d Regt. F. A. R. D.; at Armour
Institute from July 1 to August 26; to Camp Taylor August 28 to December
31. Mustered out December 31, 1918.
Maple Valley Township
Born October 4, 1894. Enl. September 20, 1917. Pvt. 1st-cl. Co. E,
18th Regt. 1st Div. Trained at Camp Dodge; to Camp Pike. Sailed from
Hoboken on British transport Aurelius June 20, 1918; landed Cherbourg,
July 5, 1918. In Sazuria sector August 7 to 24; to St. Mihiel offensive
September 12 to 13; Meuse-Argonne October 21 to November 8; in Army of
Occupation December 1 to August 18, 1919. Citation awarded G. O. 5th
Hdq. 1st Brig. June 1, 1919; decorated by the French Government with the
red-green shoulder cord. Sailed from Brest on U. S. S. Santa Teresa
August 23; landed Hoboken September 4, 1919. Mustered out September 24,
LICHTENBERG, OTTO F.
Born June 12, 1896. Enl. September 5, 1918. Pvt. 1st-cl. Co. F. 88th
Inf. 19th Div. Trained at Camp Dodge. Promoted to pvt. 1st-cl. Mustered
out February 9, 1919.
LIEBSCH, HERMAN A.
Born January 9, 1893. Enl. July 24, 1918. Pvt. Co. A, 4th Replm. Bn.
Trained at Camp Gordon. Mustered out December 19, 1918. (no photo)
LIEBSCH, WILLIAM T.
Born January 17, 1890. Enl. September 17, 1918. Pvt. 1st-cl. Med.
Corps. Motor Detachment. Trained at Camp Dodge; to Camp Pike; to Camp
Jackson. Mustered out February 12, 1919. (no photo)
LILJA, HJALMER F.
Maple Valley Township
Born September 10, 1892. Enl. July 24, 1918. Pvt. Co. D, 4th Replm.
Inf.; permanently assigned to 316th Regt. 79th Div. Trained at Camp
Gordon four weeks; to Camp Merritt. Sailed August 30 on U. S. S.
Plattsburg; landed September 12 in France. To Verdun sector two weeks;
moved to front lines November 7; to Bvac. Hosp. No. 15 December 6 to 18;
left hospital February 28, 1919, cured of influenza and typhoid fever.
Sailed from St. Nazaire May 16; landed Philadelphia May 29. To Camp
Dix; to Camp Dodge. Mustered out June 7, 1919.
Vista's Part in the World War.
Storm Lake, 1920, pp. 141-45.