For God and Country







      The photographs of the Gold Stars listed here were unobtainable. Every possible means was exercised to procure them, but the effort proved of no avail.

"Greater love hath no man than this,

  that a man lay down his life for his friends."

----- Jesus   




Clement George Goodwin

October 4, 1889

October 9, 1919

Pvt. Camp Lewis Depot Brigade.

    Dies of influenza at Camp Lewis, Washington.

    Buried in Mt. Calvary Cemetery, October 25, 1919.

    Son of Mr. George Goodwin, 1820 Iowa Street, Sioux City, Iowa.


Samuel J. Richardson


    Home address given as 4512 Military Road, Sioux City, Iowa

    Was killed in action. but further information unobtainable because of apparent error in stating home address. State Historical Society unable to gain further information.


Thomas Vitoves


Sgt. Co. K, 47th Infantry.

     All available records show his father's address as 2522 South 61st Street, Sioux City, Iowa. No such address is recorded, and the gaining of further data in this case could not be obtained up to the time of printing this book.


Jesse F. Norton


October 11, 1918

Pvt. Camp Pike Replacements.

    Died of pneumonia, October 11, 1918, at Camp Pike, Arkansas.

    Buried in Floyd Cemetery, October 22, 1918.

    Friend, R. H. Cabney, 810 Sixth Street, Sioux City.


Thruce M. Thompson


October 11, 1918

Pvt. Co. A, 339th Infantry

    Died of Disease, October 11, 1918, in Nienlly, France.

    Buried in the American Cemetery in Paris, west gate.

    Son of John Thompson whose address is recorded as 288 Floyd Avenue, but all efforts to locate the father and gain further data have proven fruitless.






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