Gold Stars 



William Stukas

November 18, 1894

October 2, 1918

Pvt. 1st Class, Co. F, 16th Infantry



     Wounded in action at Soissons and died in Hospital No. 27, at Tours, France.

     Two citations were awarded Pvt. Stukas for bravery in action, and for meritorious service. These citations were ordered by Generals Pershing and Summerall.

     Buried in October, 1920, at Laurel, Nebraska.

     Son of Mr. and Mrs. W. D. Stukas, Laurel, Nebraska.


Earl Edward Nelson

March 29, 18965

October 16, 1918

Sgt. Co. H, 168th Infantry



      Instantly killed when a machine gun bullet pierced his heart while taking the Guilseie farm near the Argonne Forest.

      Buried in Graceland Park Cemetery, October 10, 1921.

      Son of Mr. and Mrs. C. H. Nelson, 3200 Egbert Avenue, Sioux City, Iowa





~ scanned and submitted by Paula Hinkel