Gold Stars 



John Stekelenburg

May 14, 1895

April 5, 1918

Pvt. Headquarters. Co., 6th Reg. U. S. M. C.



     Killed in shell fire in the Verdun sector.

     Buried in Graceland Park Cemetery, July 10, 1921.

     Son of Julia Stekelenburg, Salix, Iowa.


Wendell F. Prime

June 18, 1895

November 6, 1918

1st Lieut. 357th Infantry



      Killed by shell fire while leading his men across Meuse river by night to gain entrance for his brigade to Sassey on the Meuse.

      Promotion in rank awarded for gallantry in action by his Divisional Commander.

      Buried in Graceland Park Cemetery, September 12, 1912.

      Son of Mr. and Mrs. Carl T. Prime, care of National Fidelity Life Ins. Co., Sioux City, Iowa.





~ scanned and submitted by Paula Hinkel