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Honor Roll of Buena Vista County
 

Returning Veterans

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YERINGTON, LESTER HAROLD
Storm Lake

Born October 3, 1896.  Enl. April 3, 1917.  Sgt. 16th Regt. Med. Corps.  Trained at Jefferson Barracks.  Mustered out January 16, 1919.

 

 

 

YOUNG, CHARLES E.
Newell

Born August 1, 1891.  Enl. June 15, 1918.  Pvt. Co. 798. Training Detachment, Motor Transport Corps.  Trained at Iowa State College; at Valparaiso; at Purdue; to Truck Masters' School for commission; at O. T. C; to Ft. Sheridan; to Hoboken.  Mustered out March 11, 1919.

 

 

YOUNGSTROM, RUDOLPH A.
Hayes Township

Born October 8, 1893.  Enl. February 24, 1918.  Platoon Sgt. Co. E, 351st Inf. 88th Division.  Trained at Camp Dodge until August 7; to Camp Mills.  Sailed on Scotian August 16; landed Liverpool August 28.  To France, September 3.  Trained at Paulinet and Champey more than a month; moved up unto the Belfort sector October 6; into front line trenches October 19, in trenches two weeks; to rest camp at Chaux two weeks; to Toul sector November 9; near front when armistice was signed; to Houdelaincourt for one month's after-war training; to Liffol-le-Grande; convoyed special train into Germany, Luxemburg, and Lorraine to the Army of Occupation.  Sailed from Brest May 21; landed Newport News June 1.  To Camp Morrison; to Camp Dodge.  Mustered out June 7, 1919.

 

 

 

YOUNGSTROM, WILLIAM P.
Hayes Township

Born February 8, 1886.  Enl. January 15, 1918.  Pvt. Aviation Service.  Trained at School of Military Aeronautics, transferred to Machine Gun Branch Officers' Training Camp with 21st Co., at Camp Hancock.  Mustered out January 2, 1919.

 

 

ZOFFKA, JOHN H.
Coon Township

Born May 5, 1896.  Enl. July 24, 1918.  Pvt. Co. B, 316th Inf. 79th Div.  Trained at Camp Gordon until August 15; to Camp Merritt.  Sailed from Hoboken on U. S. S. Plattsburg August 31; landed Brest September 12.  To St. Georges from September 18 to October 2; to Verdun sector October 5 to 18; to Meuse-Argonne front October 25, in offensive until November 4; wounded by machine-gun bullet through chest November 4; taken prisoner of war, released from prison November by advance of American Forces; to Base Hosp. at Contrexeville November 24 until December 28; to Bordeaux until January 31.  Sailed on Bastores, February 1; landed Newport News February 15, 1919.  To Camp Stewart; to Camp Dodge.  Mustered out March 13, 1919.


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1Eilers, Tom D.  Buenas Vista's Part in the World War. Storm Lake, 1920, p. 222.

Contributed Anonymously


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