Marshall County in the World War  1917-1918

 

 

   

 

 

Lieut. Earl L. Wall

 

8 October 1918

 

    

        Albion, adopted son of Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Wall, Mashalltown

        Age 24.

        Enlisted, Chicago, Aug., 1917; stationed Ft. Sam Houston, Tex.; overseas early summer of 1918; Lieut., Co. K, 132d Inf.; wounded in action in arm and hip; died of wounds, Oct. 24, 1918; posthumously cited for exceptional bravery in action in leading his men against strong machine gun nests in the Boise Maulamont, Oct. 8, 1918.

   
   
   
   

Corp. Floyd Griggs

9 January 1892

7 October 1918

Co. D, 139th Inf.

 

              

        Albion, son of Ephriam and Jennie Griggs, 501 N 1st St, Marshalltown.

        Age 20.

        Corp. Floyd Griggs, died of wounds. Buried in the Meuse-Argonne Cemetery, France.

 

 

[NOTE: Information for Corp. Griggs is from his Selective Service Draft Registration and  List of Mothers and Widows of American Soldiers, Sailors, and Marines Entitled to Make a Pilgrimage to War Cemeteries in Europe. Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1930.]

 
   

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~  Transcribed, scanned and submitted by Polly Eckles ecklesp@ktis.net