"Many War Veterans
Are Buried In The Sidney Cemetery
decoration of each war veteran's grave in the Sidney cemetery on
Memorial Day, when flags are placed at each grave by members of
the American Legion, it is interesting to note that, in the
Sidney cemetery alone, something like 150 veterans of five wars
have found their final resting place.
Names of war veterans and
the war in which each fought have been compiled and are on record
in the office of the Legion post, and are as follows.
WORLD WAR ONE:
E. Beedle, 54th Engineers
Paul R. DeFreece, 1st Gas Regiment, Chemical Warfare
John Riley Howard, Battery C, 60th F. A.
Edward R. Hume, fireman first class, U. S. Navy
Lawrence E. Jobe, 168th Infantry
Glen W. Keyser, 11th Ordnance Guard Company
John Irwin Landreth, 117th Infantry, 30th Division
Herman A. Moomaw, first class electrician, U. S. Navy
Major John G. Thornell,U. S. Army, killed on a test flight
of the dirigible, Roma
Thomas B. Wilkie, 110th Infantry, 28th Division
Clarence E. Williams, 117th Infantry
Several other soldiers rest in the Sidney cemetery, but no
information has been secured concerning them, as yet.
~ source: The Sidney Argus-Herald, Sidney,
Fremont County, Iowa, June 6, 1940