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Report of the Adjutant General of Iowa

Iowa National Guard Activities

Medical Training Camps


      On May 21, 1917 word came from the Militia Bureau to the effect that a number of officers and enlisted men of the Medical Department were to be called into Federal service to attend training camps. These men were to be given a three months' course and thoroughly drilled so that they could be sent to the concentration camps of their respective organization,  and used to give instruction in First Aid, Camp Sanitation, and Personal Hygiene to the line troops.
     These men were selected for this purpose and reported at Fort Riley, Kansas on June 20, 1917. They were as follows:
Officers: Fred Abbott
Edgar Earwood Frederick J. Swift
Rodney P. Fagan James E. Reeder
James G. Macrae George Mattison, Jr.
James Christiansen Charles E. Frear
Gerald C. Hunt Wm. P. Sherlock
Albert C. Stuart Peter H. Schroeder
Thomas D. Kas Carroll D. Parsons
Enlisted Men: John Burk
James Van Epps Earl Doughenbaugh
Arthur N. Ferguson Oscar C. Berg
Darwin Rowland Carl Johnson
Hermann W. Leibb Carl Larson
Alfred E. Pepin Earl K. Carver
Morris Zook John M. Holcomb
Raymond Allinkov Jerome B. Deeney
Robert Hites Albert C. Johnson
Ralph H. Lyman Dwight S. Buchtel
Weslie E. Wilkie Joseph A. Miller
Frank J. Enright Loyal Thomas
Ralph E. Brown Bernice Ricketts
Carl W. Aschan A. C. Hauk
Vane B. Overturff Carl J. Scheffel
Verne E. Gettys Wm. C. Hutchins
Donald J. Walton Wm. M. Pinkerton
George S. Easton Paul I. Nicol
William Vorwick Glenn W. Barron


~reference: State of Iowa 1918, Report of the Adjutant General of Iowa, for the Biennial Period Ended June 30, 1918. Louis G. Lasher, Adjutant General. Published by the State of Iowa, Des Moines

~ contributed by Cay Merriman for Iowa in the Great War Special Project

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