ROGERS, ORVILLE B.
Born March 13, 1897. Enl. October 11, 1918. Pvt. Chemical Warfare
Service. Trained at American University Exp. Station; was in Gas Mask
Research Section of Research Div.; was commended by Major A. C. Fielder
for services in poisonous gas research. Mustered out December 16, 1918.
ROMSTAD, ALEXANDER N.
Born April 30, 1895. Enl. February 26, 1918. Corp. on Detached
Service. Trained at Camp Dodge with 33d Regt. Engrs.; at Camp Devens
four months. Sailed June 30 on Calamorces; landed Brest July 12. To
Rimacourt one month; to Bazoilles two months; to Neuf Chateau two
months; to Alongves six months; to Brest. Sailed June 21 on U. S. S.
Montana; landed Brooklyn June 30, 1919. To Camp Merritt; to Camp Dodge.
Mustered out July 7, 1919.
ROSELL, MARTIN FRANCIS
Born March 10, 1892. Enl. September 4, 1918. Corp Co. C, 57th Inf.
40th Div. Trained at Camp Wadsworth. Was overseas; saw active service;
was gassed; seven months overseas service. Mustered out April 28, 1919.
Born June 13, 1895. Enl. April 26, 1918. Corp. Co. M, 359th Inf. 88th
Div. Trained at Camp Dodge; to Camp Upton. Sailed from New York August
9 on Olympic; landed Southampton August 16. To Le Havre, October 18.
To Alsace-Lorraine front seven days before company moved up; did guard
duty at Hecken; near Metz at time of armistice; in spring of 1919 filled
trenches in France. Sailed from St. Nazaire May 19; landed New York May
30. To Camp Merritt. Mustered out at Camp Dodge June 11, 1919.
ROSENE, NELS M.
Born November 1, 1889. Enl. July 24, 1918. Pvt. Co. C, 316th Inf. 79th
Div. Trained at Camp Gordon until August 25. Sailed from New York
September 1 on U. S. S. Plattsburg; landed Brest September 12. To St.
Georges until October 1; to Verdun sector October 25; took over trenches
October 27; in Argonne Woods until armistice; to Etray November 13 to
December 7; to Base Hosp. No. 115; left Hosp. January 26; to Casual
camp; at St. Aignan; to Brest. Sailed on U. S. S. Huntington March 12;
landed New York March 23. To Camp Merritt; to Camp Dodge. Mustered out
April 2, 1919. (no photo)
Born August 22, 1890. Enl. September 19, 1917. Sgt. to Major,
Auxiliary Remount No. 322, Q. M. C. Trained at Camp Dodge 18 months.
Mustered out March 17, 1919.
ROWLANDS, IVOR LEWIS
Born May 13, 1899. Enl. May 10, 1918. Sgt. Co. 5, Signal Corps,
Aviation Section. Trained at Ft. Logan; at Kelly Field; at Garden City,
N. Y. Sailed October 27 from New York; landed Liverpool November 8. At
rest camp Knotty Ash; to Codford; to the Langnure Aerodome 35 Eaton
Place, London; assigned to work on wrecking crew at Port Junction Flying
Field. Sailed for U. S. November 22 on Lapland; landed New York
December 3. Mustered out December 20, 1918.
RUSLEY, OLE A.
Born May 22, 1891. Enl. September 19, 1917. 2d Lieut. Inf. U. S. A.
with Co. A, 10th Bn. I. R. C. Trained at Camp Dodge. Mustered out
December 7, 1918.
RUWE, GEORGE H.
Born January 14, 1897. Enl. April 30, 1918. Pvt. Dental Co. No. 1,
Medical Enlisted Reserve Corps. Med. Corps. Trained Camp Greenleaf; at
Ft. Oglethorpe. Mustered out December 16, 1918. (no photo)
RUWE, HENRY H., JR.
Born January 5, 1899. Enl. October 1, 1918. Pvt. S. A. T. C. Trained
in S. A. T. C. Band Iowa State University. Mustered out December 13,
1918. (no photo)
RUTHERFORD, RALPH R.
Born September 8, 1896. Enl. June 25, 1917. Pvt. 1st-cl. Hdq. Co.
168th Inf. 42d Div. Trained at Cherokee, Iowa; at State Fair Grounds;
to Camp Mills. Sailed on U. S. S. President Grant October 18, 1917;
returned to Port October 28; re-embarked November 24 on English ship
Celtic; landed Liverpool. To Winchester; to Le Havre. To Rimacourt; to
Langres; to Baccarat; to Lorraine front; to Champagne front July 15 to
20; at Chateau-Thierry July 20 to August 5; to St. Mihlel September 12
to 26; in battle of Argonne October 12; to Luneville front; wounded; to
hosp.; returned within four weeks to company. Mustered out April 26,
RYSTAD, OTTO S.
Born November 9, 1893. Enl. July 24, 1918. Pvt. Hdq. Co. 316th Inf.
79th Div. Trained at Camp Gordon until August 27. Sailed from Hoboken
August 30 on U. S. S. Plattsburg; landed Brest September 12. To St.
Georges September 19 to October 2; to aviation camp near Verdun sector
until October 27; joined 79th Div. and went to Meuse sector of Verdun
front; October 29 in offensive at Verdun, there until November 11; held
line until December 27; to Heippes December 27; to Orquavaux by march,
arrived April 2, remained there until May 2; to Clisson; to St. Nazaire.
Sailed May 16 on U. S. S. Texan; landed Philadelphia May 29. To Camp
Dix; to Camp Dodge. Mustered out June 10, 1919.
Born November 8, 1897. Enl. July 29, 1918. Pvt. in 128th Engrs.
Trained at Camp Forrest two months; transferred to casual outfit and
sent to Camp Upton. Sailed from New York on U. S. S. George Washington
September 30; landed Brest October 13. To Angers training camp October
25 to November 3; to Giavls; to Issoudun from time of armistice until
April 29, 1919; to Ordy; to St. Nazaire. Sailed June 30 on Henderson;
landed New York July 12. To Camp Merritt; to Camp Dodge. Mustered out
July 21, 1919.
Vista's Part in the World War.
Storm Lake, 1920, pp. 191-93.