For God and Country





Love of 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   


Henry Grover Fluckiger

September 26, 1892

December 9, 1918

Machinist Co. A, Naval Aviation Corps

     Died of bronchial pneumonia at the Great Lakes Naval Training Station.

     Buried in Graceland Park Cemetery, December 11, 1918.

     Son of Ernest Fluckiger, formerly residing in Sioux City; now living at 655 Fifteenth Avenue, West, Cedar Rapids, Iowa.


Thomas Lee


January 16, 1918

Pvt. in Quartermaster Corps.

     Died in an accident near the Argonne Forest, January 16, 1918

     Records only show that he enlisted in Sioux City, July 24, 1918, and gave only the address of a friend, Albert Hagen, whose residence was recorded as 10 West Thirteenth Street, Sioux City. This person cannot be located.


Bert. L. Smith


30 March, 1918

Pvt. Co. K, 168th Infantry.

     Contracted serious illness at Rimancourt, France, and died at Base Hospital No. 15, at Chaumont, on March 30, 1918.

     Son of Mr. and Mrs. Simon Smith, Elk Point, S. D.


William Conrad Nigg

September 16, 1887

October 3, 1918

Pvt. Co. C, 313th Ammunition Train.

     Died of pneumonia at Base Hospital No. 30, in France.

     Buried in American Cemetery near Clermont Ferrand, France.

     Son of Mrs. Henrietta Nigg, now residing at 1104 Colorado Street, Davenport, Iowa


Arthur W. Fluke


March 20, 1918

Pvt. 33rd Field Hospital Co.

     Died of pneumonia March 20, 1918, at Camp Cody, New Mexico.

     Buried in the Camp Cody Cemetery, March 2-, 1918.

     Little can be learned of Private Fluke's history. He for many years previous to his enlistment in Sioux City. His brother is reported to live in Chicago, but efforts to reach him have proved fruitless.





~ scanned and submitted by Paula Hinkel