| Gladys Van Horn and her
brother John Wesley Van Horn (taken 1917 at Des Moines, Iowa).
John Wesley Van Horn (20 April 1896 -
10 Dec 1977) was sent to France on the first ship to Europe to fight
in WW1. He became assistant to the doctors in the field
hospitals. He worked along with doctors until war ended. When he
returned to the US after the war his life was not good. He came home
after a long hospital stay in the veterans hospital. He was
gassed and suffered for years because of it. He died in Independence,
Iowa. He married Rose Fosse 19 Dec 1919 at Des Moines, Polk Co.,
He had one son who went in Air Force in WW2. He was shot
down and killed. His name was Francis Wesley Van Horn.