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Indiana Gold Star Honor Roll, 1914-18



Name: Walter Arbuckle

Rank: Private

Son of Joseph E. and Carrie E. Arbuckle; born September 22, 1898, Scott County,

Ind. Moved to Jackson County in 1901. Contractor. Enlisted in Company K, 2nd

Infantry, Indiana National Guard, (152nd Infantry) July 20, 1917, Seymour, Ind.

Sent to Camp Shelby, Miss. Overseas in June, 1918; assigned to Company K, 4th

Infantry, 3rd Division. Killed in action July 25, 1918, battle of Chateau-Thierry.

Buried in American Cemetery No. 608, Seringes-et-Nesles, France.


Name: Leslie Lewis Mount

Rank: Private, U.S.M.C.

Son of George M. and Rose E. Mount; born August 26, 1898, Scott County, Ind. Moved

to Jackson County, June 20, 1904. High school student. Enlisted in U.S. Marine Corps December 14, 1917, Louisville, Ky. Sent to Parris Island, S. C.; assigned to 74th Company. Died February 14, 1918, following an operation for appendicitis, Parris Island, S. C. Buried at Crothersville, Jackson County, Ind.

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Name: Barney Arbuckle

Rank: Private

Son of T. J. and Sallie Arbuckle; born November 7, 1890, Scottsburg, Scott County, Ind. Thresherman. Entered service September 21, 1917, Scottsburg, Ind. Sent to Camp Taylor, Ky.; assigned to Company K, 335th Infantry. Embarked May 19, 1918; assigned to Company A, 113th Machine Gun Battalion. Died of disease November 10, 1918, in Hospital 41, Salions, France. Buried in cemetery near Hospital. Survived by widow, Maude Arbuckle, and two children Lynn, and Kenneth, Scottsburg, Ind.


Name: Floyd Edward Austin

Rank: Private

Son of Edward and Martha E. Austin; born April 13, 1896, Blocher, Scott County, Ind. Farmer. Entered service April 17, 1918, Scottsburg, Ind. Sent to Camp Taylor, Ky.; assigned to Company E, 339th Infantry. Transferred to Camp Custer, Mich. Embarked from Hoboken, N. J. about September 14, 1918. Landed at Liverpool, England; assigned to Company E, 339th Infantry. Embarked for Archangel,

Russia about October 1st. Killed in action December 30, 1918, Kadish, Russia. Buried at Scottsburg, Ind.


Name: Eldo Buzzard

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Rank: Private

Son of Asbury and Ida Buzzard; born April 6, 1894, Austin, Scott County, Ind. Canning factory employee. Entered service March 29, 1918, Scottsburg, Ind. Sent to Camp Taylor, Ky. Embarked May 8, 1918; assigned to Company H, 47th Infantry, 4th Division. Died from wounds August 9, 1918, received in action on the Vesle River, east of Chateau-Thierry, near St. Thieubalt. Buried near Chateau-Thierry. Body to be returned to U.S. for final burial.


Name: Howard Jackson Dailey

Rank: Corporal

Son of Albinus and Amanda Dailey; born June 10, 1894, Scottsburg, Scott County, Ind. Farmer. Enlisted in U.S. Regular Army August 5, 1916, Chicago, Ill. Sent to Jefferson Barracks, Mo.; assigned to Company M, 16th Infantry. Transferred to Eagle Pass, Tex,; then to Syracuse, N. Y. Sailed overseas sometime in November, 1917; assigned to Company C, 30th Infantry. Killed in action at Soissons, France, July 20, 1918. Buried near Paris-Soissons Road. Page 577


Name: Alonzo E. Fitch

Rank: Private

Son of Alonzo and Lucy Ann Fitch; born February 20, 1895, Lexington, Scott County, Ind. Farmer. Entered service in October, 1917, Scottsburg, Ind. Sent to Camp Taylor, Ky.; assigned to Company K, 335th Infantry. Transferred to Camp Sevier, S. C. Went overseas May 12, 1918; assigned to Company I, 119th Infantry, 30th Division. Killed in action October 10, 1918. (Place of death and burial unknown.)


Name: Harvey E. McKnight

Rank: Private, S.A.T.C.

Son of Morris E. and Amanda McKnight; born July 31, 1886, Memphis, Clark County, Ind. Moved to Scott County in 1889. Farmer. Entered service October 15, 1918, Scottsburg, Ind. Sent to Camp Winona, Winona Lake, Ind.; assigned to Automobile Training School. Died October 30, 1918, Camp Winona, Warsaw, Ind. Buried in Scottsburg Cemetery, Scottsburg, Ind.


Name: Orvil Roscoe Meadors

Rank: Private

Son of John M. and Sadie Meadors; born March 13, 1896, Leota, Scott County, Ind. Laborer. Entered service March 30, 1918, Scottsburg, Ind. Sent to Camp Taylor, Ky. Assigned to 15th Company, 4th Training Battalion, 159th Depot Brigade. While at home on furlough June 15, 1918; became ill and was taken to St. Anthony Hospital, Louisville, Ky., where an operation was performed to save his life. Died from the effects of operation August 23, 1918, at home of parents. Buried, Scottsburg, Ind.

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