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Iowa in the Great War



Iowans who served during WWI
from North Dakota


Uhde, Otto Cris. Army #298,337; registrant, Burleigh county; born in Early, Iowa, March 12, 1895, of German parents; occupation, farmer; inducted at Bismarck on Dec 19, 1917; sent to Fort Stevens, Ore.; served in Battery D, 65th Artillery, Coast Artillery Corps, to discharge; overseas from Mar 25, 1918, to Jan 30, 1919. Engagements: Offensives: St. Mihiel; Meuse-Argonne. Discharged at Camp Dodge, Iowa on Feb 18, 1919, as a Private. (Vol 4 pg 3307)

Ullrich, Edward Samuel. Navy #1,343,287; registrant, Wells county; born in Walcott, Iowa, Apr 13, 1896, of Russian parents; occupation, farmer; enlisted in the Navy at Minneapolis, Minn., on June 6, 1917; home awaiting orders until Aug 22, 1917; served at Naval Training Station, Greak Lakes, Ill., to May 16, 1918; Receiving Ship, New York, N.Y., to May 22, 1918; USS Jupiter, to Nov 11, 1918. Grades: Apprentice Seaman, 117 days; Seaman 3rd Class, 406 days. Discharged at Minneapolis on Sep 29, 1919, as a Seaman. (Vol 4 pg 3309)

Upham, Glenard Harrison. Army #2,143,874; registrant, Sioux county; born in Marthon, Iowa, Aug 26, 1894 of American parents; occupation, farmer; inducted at Fort Yates on Sept 18, 1917; sent to Camp Dodge, Iowa; served in Battery F, 338th Field Artillery, to Apr 1, 1918; Co K, 328th Infantry, to Apr 26, 1918; 152nd Depot Brigade, to July 24, 1918; Co B, 348th Infantry, to discharge. Grade: Corporal, Oct 21, 1918; overseas from Aug 23, 1918, to Mar 9, 1919. Discharged at Camp Dodge, Iowa on Mar 21, 1919, as a Corporal. (Vol 4 pg 3314)

Uphoff, John Fred. Army #4,412,509; registrant, Cass county; born in George, Iowa, Jan 25, 1894, of German parents; occupation, farmer; inducted at Fargo on Sep 4, 1918; sent to Camp Grant, Ill.; served in 35th Company, 161st Depot Brigade, to Sep 27, 1918; Co E, Group 2, Machine Gun Training Center, Camp Hancock, Ga., to Dec 26, 1918; Company No. 332, Motor Transport Corps, to discharge. Grades: Private 1st Class, Jan 31, 1919; Corporal, Mar 21, 1919. Discharged at Camp Jesup, Ga., on May 3, 1919, as a Corporal. Died at Fargo, N. Dak., July 11, 1926; buried at Casselton, N. Dak. (Vol 4 pg 3314)

Urdahl, Martin Lewis. Army #none; registrant, Nelson county; born in Thor, Iowa, Oct 25, 1895 of Norwegian-American parents; occupation, farmer; inducted at Lakota on Sep 21, 1917; sent to Camp Dodge, Iowa; served in Co I, 352nd Infantry, to Nov 28, 1917; Co K, 348th Infantry, to Dec 21, 1917; Co C, 312th Supply Train, to death. Died of pneumonia at Camp Pike, Ark., on Jan 16, 1918; buried, Dahlen, N. Dak. (Vol 4 pg 3315)

Utz, Paul E. Army #1,061,798; registrant; born in Corning, Iowa, Feb 1893; inducted at Elk River, Minn., on Mar 12, 1918; served in US Aviation School, Kelly Field, Texas, to July 4, 1918; Air Service School for Radio Observers, University of Texas, to Nov 18, 1918; 55th Balloon Company, to discharge. Discharged on Dec 24, 1918, as a Private. (Vol 4 pg 3317)


~source: Roster of the Men and Women who served in the Army or Naval Service (including the Marine Corps) of the United States or its Allies from the State of North Dakota in the World War, 1917-1918.
Prepared and Published under the Direction of Brigadier General G. Angus Fraser the Adjutant General of North Dakota. By the authority of The Legislative Assembly of North Dakota. Bismark 1931. 4 Volumes

~transcribed by S. Ferrall for Iowa in the Great War