Search billions of records on Ancestry.com

LastName FirstName MiddleName Notes
AYERS ROBERT GUY son of W. E. Ayers, of Portland, was inducted into service on April 26, 1918, at the age of thirty years, and was sent to Camp Taylor, where he was assigned to the 27th Company of the 7th Training Battalion.  On May 3 he was transferred to the 11th Compan
BARR FREDERICK JAMES son of Samuel H. Barr, R. F. D. 10, Portland, was inducted into service on September 20, 1917, at the age of twenty-one years.    He was sent to Camp Taylor and assigned to the 68th Company of the 17th Provisional Training Battalion.   He remained at Camp
BURGESS RALPH   whose next of kin was given as Martha Burgess, a sister-in-law, of Upland, Ind., was living at Dunkirk at the time of his enlistment on June 14, 1917.  He enlisted for cavalry service and was assigned to Troop A of the 23d Cavalry, later being transferred
BUTCHER LOWELL LELAND son of Alexander Butcher, of Wabash township (R. F. D., Bryant), enlisted at Lima, Ohio, August 17. 1917, at the age of twenty years.  He was sent to Ft. Sheridan and from there transferred to Ft. Hancock and assigned to Company L, 38th Infantry, 3d Divis
FLAHIE CLAUDE LAYRAE husband of Mrs. Lexie Flahie, of Pennville, was inducted into service on August 28. 1918, at the age of twenty-one years, and was sent to Camp Custer  and assigned to the 13th Company of the 4th Battalion at that depot.  In September he was transferred to
FORD MERRILL W. son of Seymour and Mary Ford, of Bearcreek township, enlisted at Kalamazoo, Mich., in July, 1918, at the age of twenty-four years, and was assigned to the Naval Reserve Force at Camp Logan (Zion City, III.), where he died of influenza on October 2. 1918. 
GARRINGER JAMES M. stepson of George A. Garrick, R. F. D. 10, Portland, was inducted into the service at Portland on September 20, 1917, and was sent to Camp Taylor and assigned to the 68th Company of the 17th Battalion at that depot. He was presently transferred to Camp Sh
GRAY HARRY PRATT whose next of kin was given as Mrs. William Bowman, of Pennville. enlisted at Bloomington, Ind., June 12, 1917, at the age of twenty-five years. and was sent to the camp at Allentown, Pa.  He was trained  for ambulance service and on August 25 was promote
GRAY ROY L. son of Joseph E. and Clara E. Gray, of Redkey, enlisted at Kalamazoo. Mich., July 24, 1918, at the age of twenty-nine years, and was sent to Camp Custer where he presently was assigned to Company B, Military Mounted Police, and was thus serving when he di
HUNT ARTHUR   son of Hickson Hunt, of Portland, entered the federal service as a member of Company G, 3d Infantry, Indiana National Guard, with which he enlisted at Portland on June 3, 1917, at the age of twenty-four years.  He was sent with that command to Ft. Harriso
LAYMAN JOHN ELLSWORTH son of  P. T. Layman, R. F. D. 4, Lawrenceville, Ill., was born in Jay county and was inducted into service from this county on July 24, 1918, he then being twenty-five years of age.   He was sent to Camp Taylor and assigned to the 41st Company of the 11t
LINDLEY ALFRED M. son of Zenas and Elizabeth A. Lindley, R. F. D., Portland, was born in this county and was twenty-nine years of age when he enlisted for service at Oxford, Ind., September 3, 1918.   He was sent to Camp Grant and assigned to Company C of the 5th Limited S
RENNER NOAH R. husband of Mrs. N. B. Renner, of Portland, was inducted into the service at Portland on August 28, 1918, he then being twenty-eight years of age, and was sent to Camp Custer, where on September II be was assigned to Battery B of the 41st Field Artillery, 
THOMPSON OTIS   of Dunkirk, a brother of Dena Thompson, of Redkey, was residing temporarily in Australia when the World war broke out in the summer of 1914. He enlisted as a private in the 5th Battalion of the 2d Infantry Brigade of the 1st Australian Division and with t
TUCKER RUSSELL RAY son of Ottus A. and Lala Brunson Tucker, R. F. D. 3, Bryant, was born in Jackson township, this county, enlisted for service at Columbus, Ohio, June 8, 1917, at the age of twenty years, and was trained at Columbus Barracks for machine gun service.  On Oct
WILLIAMSON RALPH V. son of Mrs. Lillie Williamson, of Redkey, enlisted at Ft. Thomas on December 8, 1917, he then being twenty-three years of age, and was assigned to the supply company of the 13th Field Artillery.  He was advanced to the rank of private of the first class o
WHIPPLE DAVID ORLEY son of Mrs. Susan Whipple, of Portland, enlisted at Ft. Wayne, Ind., July 3, 1917, having had prior service as a member of Company B, 33d Infantry, Michigan National Guard, and presently was assigned to Company L of the 125th Infantry, with which he saile