Gold Stars 



Clair Arthur Kinney

January 17, 1896

October 4, 1918

1st Lieut. Aero Squadron



     Died in a German hospital after being wounded in a mid-air battle. He had brought down two enemy planes before his plane caught fire from unknown causes. He fell with his burning plane behind enemy lines. He received many bullet wounds in the fighting before his plane dashed to earth.

     Awarded the Croix de Guerre and the Distinguished Service Cross.

     Buried in a cemetery at Stenay, France.

     Son of M. P. Kinney, Edicott, Washington. Brother of Lynn Kinney, Sioux City, Iowa.


Olaf Oien

March 4, 18925

October 15, 1918

Pvt., Co. D, 548th M. G. Br.



      Died of pneumonia in a Base Hospital in France.

      Buried in October, 1918, in an American Cemetery in France.

      Brother of Mrs. Andrew Dahl, 1128 Alice Street, Sioux City, Iowa. Nephew of Olaf Oien, 321 Ross Street, Sioux City, Iowa.





~ scanned and submitted by Paula Hinkel