FORT DES MOINES GRAVES MOVED

This is a list of names of burials exhumed from the Cavalry Post
in Fort Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa.
The location of re-interrence, which occurred in 1948,
was in the Keokuk National Cemetery in Keokuk, Lee County, Iowa.

Name Rank Plot # Birth Date Death Date Age
Anderson, Albert Pvt C-9   9 Oct 1918  
Anderson, Harry Pvt C-8   6 Oct 1918  
Anger, Robert L. Pvt A-21   7 Nov 1908  
Badgery, Henry Sgt A-27   30 Apr 1912  
Barlow, David C. Civ A-71      
Barnard, Kenneth R. Civ A-111   31 May 1923  
Beard, James H. Pvt A-102   1 Jan 1906  
Berry, Willis Civ A-88   2 Nov 1932 19
Boyd, Francis E. Civ A-79   24 Oct 1931  
Boyles, Ruth Civ A-115   12 Oct 136 37
Brumley, Baby boy Civ A-80   18 Nov 1931 0
Brunsman, Richard R. Jr. Civ A-116   18 Jul 1937 1
Burns, John J. Pvt A-19   13 May 1908  
Burns, W. P. Sgt A-109   15 Jan 1938 45
Burrell, William C/Musc A-58   4 Mar (Aug) 1922  
Carlson, Gustav Pvt A-11   14 Oct 1918  
Carter, William Pvt C-12   14 Oct 1918  
Case, william B. Pvt A-1   4 Mar 1906  
Clarke, Estelle M. Civ A-87   5 Sep 1932 23
Cockerham, William L. Civ A-113   5 Mar 1935 1
Cody, Grace Civ A-96   5 Sep 1934 66
Cook, Solomon. N. Cpl A-100   26 Dec 1904  
Crisco, Guiseppe Pvt A-44   27 Oct 1918  
Cunningham, Sterling O. Pvt C-3   13 Apr 1918  
Dahl, Oscar O. Pvt A-4   4 May 1918  
Dahlberg, Rolf H. Pvt A-51   16 Oct 1918  
Davis, George Pvt A-56   30 Aug 1920  
DeAmerico, Leon Pvt A-35   4 Nov 1918  
DeCarlo, Baby Boy Civ A-132   13 Aug 1943? 0
Denton, Ella E. civ B-8   1 Apr 1932 80
Dietz, Baby Civ A-134   28 Dec 1945 0
Dixon, J. C. Pvt C-5   25 May 1918  
Doubeck, John Pvt A-47   16 Oct 1918  
Downiskie, Victor Sgt A-24   15 Oct 1918  
Doyle, William J. Pvt A-90   3 Oct 1932  
Early, Michael Pvt A-9   17 Oct 1918  
Eberspaecher, Hans S/Sgt A-108   1 Nov 1934 44
Eckardt, Amelia F.
*see note, below
Civ A-97   21 May 1935 53
Ellis, William P. Pvt A-99   25 Jun 1904
Enfield, L. E. (Baby boy) Civ A-82   2 Feb 1932 0
Erickson, Utley PFC A-135   1 Apr 1947 41
Fallon, Arthur V. PFC A-67   23 Jul 1925
Fenner, Fred 1/Lt B-6   10 Nov 1942 51
Fenner, Fred Jr. Civ A-110   21 May 1923  
Fiddler, Joseph C. Pvt A-64   14 Oct 1918  
Fiedler, Bonnie J. Civ A-66   3 May 1925  
Frede, Theodore M/Sgt A-32   8 Nov 1913  
Freese, H. F. Capt B-2   27 Oct 1917  
Fuller, Frank H. Civ A-91 Short 16 Jun 1933 3 days
Fuller, Richard A.
*see note, below
Pvt A-124   2 Feb 1940 26
Geftos, George Pvt A-55   14 Oct 1918  
Glider, Baby Boy Civ A-77   8 Jul 1930 0
Graves, Jerome B -- A-28   17 Jun 1912  
Gustafson, Joseph B. Pvt A-49   16 Oct 1918  
Gustiff, Nick Pvt A-41   14 Oct 1918  
Hall, Leland W. Jr. 2/Lt B-1 3 Feb 1923 17 Jul 1945 22
Hall, Mary Elizabeth Civ A-84   23 Apr 1932 77
Hamilton, George E. Pvt A-33   12 Oct 1918  
Hancock, Robert S. Pvt A-2   22 Feb 1907  
Hanson, Maldor Pvt A-57   15 Oct 1918  
Harris, Willie Pvt C-7   4 Oct 1918  
Hoffman, Barney F. Civ A-120   12 Mar 1939 1 ¾
Hohl, Michael H. Pvt A-62   30 Dec 1921  
Hollie, Jarvis C. Pvt A-50   2 Dec 1918  
Howard, Lee E. S/Sgt A-127   16 Nov 1941 35
Howell, Joseph Pvt C-1   13 Dec 1917  
Huovinen, Erick Pvt A-106   14 Oct 1918  
Jasperson, George PFC A-92   1 Dec 1933  
Jefferson, Thomas Pvt C-13   12 Sep 1919  
Jensen, Egbert O. Pvt A-6   24 Jun 1918?  
Jensen, Peter M. Pvt A-38   19 Oct 1918  
Johanson, Nels H. Pvt A-45   17 Oct 1918  
Johnson, Baby Boy Civ A-93 5 Mar 1932 5 Mar 1932 0
Johnson, Baby Girl Civ A-125 24 Sep 1940 24 Sep 1940 0
Johnson, Wallace Pvt C-6   3 Jun 1918  
Jones, Jessie Pvt C-14   13 Oct 1918  
Jones, Joseph Pvt C-4   18 Apr 1918  
Keegan, Charles M. S/Sgt A-118   3 Jun 1938 33
Keeley, James A. Pvt A-15   15 Jun 1907  
Kelly, John F. Jr.
*see note, below
Civ A-121 22 Sep 1939 22 Sep 1939 0
Kelly, Velva M.
*see note, below
Civ A-121   22 Sep 1939 24
Kruziak, Walter J. PFC A-107   7 Jan 1924  
Landis, Harry B. Jr. Civ A-29   24 Sep 1918  
Largent, Audrey E.
*see note, below
Civ A-128   13 Jan 1942 31
Larsen, Carl J. Pvt A-3   10 Mar 1918  
Lanstrup, Robert E. Pvt A-104   13 Oct 1918  
Lebel, August Pvt A-14   5 Jan 1908  
Lewis, Edward Civ A-22   11 Sep 1916  
Lewis, Viola Civ A-65   15 Jan 1924  
Luffey, Baby Boy Civ A-83 25 Mar 1932 25 Mar 1932 0
Lukin, Samuel Pvt A-61   17 Oct 1918  
Lyons, Damiel Wm. Civ A-30   3 Sep 1918  
Martin, William D. Pvt A-5   17 May 1918  
McAllister, Raymond E Pvt A-7   31 Jul 1918  
McGlouthlin, Beverly Mae Civ A-85   23 May 1932  
Meyer, Baby Girl Civ A-122 4 Oct 1939 4 Oct 1939 0
Middles, Baby Boy Civ A-133 14 Mar 1944 14 Mar 1944 0
Miller, John Pvt A-46   3 Nov 1918  
Moeller, Adolph E. Pvt A-53   2 Jul 1919  
Morency, Lawrence Pvt A-42   21 Oct 1918  
Morris, Harvey Sgt A-76   26 Dec 1929  
Morris, Baby Boy Civ A-129   27 Apr 1942 0
Nave, Andrew J. Pvt A-59   15 Oct 1918  
Nelson, George Pvt A-74   17 Aug 1929  
Nolan, Hugh Fld Clk A-52   2 Jan 1918  
Nothingham, Donald W. Civ A-94   30 May 1934 0
Nye, John E. Cook A-26   14 Oct 1918  
O’Jakangas, Eino Pvt A-36   19 Oct 1918  
Olmstead, Oliver A. Pvt A-126   20 Oct 1941  
Olson, Fred A. Pvt A-13   14 Oct 1918  
Olson, John E. Pvt A-10   14 Oct 1918  
O’Neil, Charles A. Sgt A-98   13 Jul 1935  
Parker, Donald Wayne Civ A-117 28 Oct 1937 18 Nov 1937 1 mo
Pegotte, Emil Saddler A-20   9 Oct 1908  
Perreault, David J. Pvt A-95   24 Jun 1934 32
Peterson, Baby Girl Civ A-73   24 Jan 1929 0
Pipkin, Duff Sgt A-34   14 Oct 1918  
Pollette, Peyton P.
(Baby boy)
Civ A- 112   18 Jul 1923  
Porter, John H.
(Christ Porter, D.M.)
M/ Sgt A-130   10 May 1943 61
Powell, Mary E. Civ A-31   21 Aug 1912  
Powers, Strelin S. Pvt A-18   10 May 1908  
Rainero, Bob Pvt A-40   18 Oct 1918  
Rasmussen, Waldemar C. Pvt A-43   20 Oct 1918  
Richards, Charles L Civ A-119   19 Dec 1938 42
Richards, Edward B. Sgt/Maj A-75   21 Oct 1929 68
Richards, James Jr. Civ A-78   14 Nov 1930  
Riggs, Russell C. Cpl A-16   7 Aug 1907  
Robinson, Leida Civ A-72   30 Oct 1928  
Roper, Frank L. Capt B-7   30 Mar 1935 56
Rott, Christ Pvt A-25   14 Oct 1918  
Sales, Ernest Pvt C-10   9 Oct 1918  
Saroff, Michael M. Pvt A-39   15 Oct 1918  
Sayshen, Baby Boy Civ A-170 4 Aug 1943 4 Aug 1943 0
Scheffer, Rene E.
*see note, below
Sgt A-23   4 Jan 1917  
Seeley, Shirley Mae Civ A-123   22 Oct 1939 ½ mo
Sink, Ray J. Pvt A-17   1 Mar 1908  
Shearer, Ralph W. Sgt A-70   5 Jul 1926  
Smith, Frank Pvt A-8   14 Oct 1918  
Smith, William J. Pvt A-48   8 Nov 1918  
Smothers, Baby Boy Civ A-114 16 May 1935 16 May 1935 0
Spicer, Paul F. Civ A-60   3 Feb 1920  
Stearns, Dave 1/Sgt A-131   21 Jul 1943 41
Stedman, Elmer Pvt A-103   17 Oct 1918  
Stewart, William L. Pvt A-63   13 Oct 1918  
Sullivan, Frank Walter Cpl A-86   5 Jun 1932 44
Sullivan, Richard L. Cpl A-89   9 Nov 1932 27
Svenson, Frans W. Pvt A-105   13 Oct 1918  
Tompkins, Baby Girl Civ A-81   3 Dec 1931 0
Townsend, George Pvt C-11   3 Jan 1919  
Washington, Buber Pvt C-2   6 Mar 1918  
Weeks, Alfred Sgt A-101   19 Jun 1905  
Weston, Almon Pvt A-68   18 Jan 1926  
White, Kenneth L. Pvt A-69   23 Mar 1926  
White, Leroy C. Pvt C-15   3 Sep 1942  
Wilcox, John PFC A-54   29 Dec 1919  
Wolf, John Cook A-12   15 Nov 1905  
Woude, Albert J. 1/Lt B-4   14 Dec 1910  
Woude, Antoinette Civ B-3   6 Aug 1912  
Zaboff, Alex Pvt A-37   17 Oct 1918  

* Special notes:
Eckardt, Amelia F. 611 SW Hackley, Des Moines
Fuller, Richard A. this name crossed out on record
Kelly, John F. Jr. this name was circled and then crossed out on record, note states “returned”
Kelly, Velva M. this name crossed out, note states “returned to Des Moines”
Largent, Audrey E. this name crossed out on record
Scheffer, Rene E. this name is crossed out on the record

 

Related Links:

"Sacred Ground" The site of the Ft. Des Moines Military Cemetery

National Cemetery Web Site

List of all burials at the Keokuk National Cemetery



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