Gold Stars 



Cecil Hankins

July 2, 1892

October 1, 1918

Co. 2, 5th Regiment, U. S. N.



    Died of influenza at Great Lakes Naval Training Station.  

    Buried in Graceland Park Cemetery, October 5, 1918.

    Husband of Mrs. Elizabeth Hankins, Wentworth, S. D.


Russel Clarkson Hand

March 1, 1874

July 21, 1918

Lt. Colonel, 18th Infantry



      Wounded in action south of Solssons, receiving machine gun bullet wounds in head. Died of his wounds on the battlefield.

      Was awarded the Croix de Guerre by the French government.

      Buried in the French Cemetery in Pierrefords.

      Relative, Mrs. Charles Hand Hibben, now residing at 612 South Third Street, Norfolk, Nebraska.





~ scanned and submitted by Paula Hinkel