"War produces the greatest extremes in human life. It brings men to sanity; yet drives them mad. It reveals them magnificent in sacrifice and revolting in brutality."   Mitchell Hall

 

World War I Veterans Memorial

photo by Jean Peppers

 

"Solemnly with love, honor and respect, we do herby dedicate this memorial to the memory of the soldiers , sailors Marines and nurses, who gave their lives in the cause of this great nation."

These words are inscribed on the Memorial in memory of those 25 brave men from Johnson County who lost their lives in encounters at Argonne Forest, St. Mihiel, Soissons, Montfaucon, Bouresches, Belleau Wood, Chateau-Thierry and Cantigny.

DISTINGUISHED SERVICE CROSS

     Kirk Fairchild ~ Malcolm Rice ~ Hebert Ward

Johnson County Deaths of World War I

James W. Akers Lt. John Arms Charles Blair (Challie) Turner Branham
Charley Conley Curtis M. Conley Budd Elswick Elzie Estep
Elwood Hampton John W. Lackey John W. Lemaster Estel Messer
Fred C. Pinson Chester Reed Warren G. Rice Lt. Benjamin R. Ross
James L. Rowland Emery Skaggs James H. Slone Flem Stapleton
Bill Walters Ora Ward Lindsey Wireman John Pelphrey
Leonard Perry      

Johnson County Wounded World War I

Ben Adams Sgt. Ora K. Blanton William M. Blevins Cpl Jesse Boggs
Frank Burton Wiley Burton Henry Byrd Herbert Castle
James Caudill James M. Chandler John Henry Chandler Roy Clark
Grover C. Collins Edward Daniels Jesse Davis Arthur Dixon
Clellie Dye Kirk Fairchild Lloyd Fairchild Cpl Wiley V. Hall
Luther Harmon Irwin Hitchcock Wiley Hitchcock John Jervis
John L. Jones Ben Keaton William McKenzie Vancy Melvin
Elbert Murray Wasselle Pellex Walter Pelphrey George Perkins
Jeffery Perry Cyrus Preston Russell Preston Cpl. James A. Rice Cpl.
Malcolm Rice Lt. John Richardson Dewey Robinson Lt.  
Benjamin F. Ross Mason Ross Elzie Salyer Herbert Salyer
Hoadley Salyers Charlie Sebastian James H. Slone Cpl. Willie Smith Sgt.
Monroe Stambaugh Elliott Stanley John Stricklin Cpl Thomas H. Terry
Bert Thomas McCoy Trimble Cpl Claude Van Hoose Herbert Ward Sgt.
Lorenzo Ward Roscoe Watson Heskell Webb Ernest A Archer
Earl Blair      

Men who served 1917-1918 World War I 

Ben Adams John D. Adams Kelly Adams Sidney Adams
James W. Akers Frank Arms John Arms Morris Arms
Milton Atkinson Alger Bailey Elbert C. Bailey  
Emmet Bailey Emit Bailey Harrison W. Bailey Melvin Bailey
Wm. H. Bailey Arnett Baldridge Freddie Baldwin  
Beecher Bayes Henry W.B. Bayes Ray Bayes Elbert Beers
Carl Beggs Challie Blair Posey G. Blair Robert Blair
Walter L. Bland Alfred Blanton Andrew J Blanton  
  Anderson Blanton General S. Blanton George W. Blanton
John M. Blanton Kendrick Blanton Miller F. Blanton Ora K. Blanton
William Blanton Everett Blevins Frank Blevins Jesse Boggs
Henry Bohanon William H. Booth Glenn Borders Lewis Borders
Virgil Borders Herschel Boyd

Milliard Boyd

Chester Bradley
Roscoe Branham Turner Branham Charlie Brown  
Elbert Brown Isaac Brown Col. William Robert Brown Jesse Burchett
Julius Burchett Lonnie Burchett John P Burke Lucian Burke
  Walker Burke Walter Burke Frank Burton
Wiley Burton Henry Byrd Alex Cameron  
Bosier Castle   Golbert Candell Earl Cantrell
Elbert Castle Harrison Castle Herbert Castle Link Castle
Oakley Castle Walter Castle Archie M. Caudill Mathew Caudil
Albert Centers James M. Chandler John Henry Chandler George Charlie
J. R. Childers Roy Clark John Allen Coldiron Dennis Collins
Grover Collins James Collins Norman Collins Perry Collins
Frank Collinsworth Bruce Colvin Charlie Colvin Harve Colvin
Ben F. Conley Burll Conley Charles B. Conley Charles R. Conley
Charlie Conley Curtis Conley Dona Conley Everett Conley
Forrest Conley George W. Conley Heber Conley Lindsey Conley
Morris Conley Othie Conley Paris Conley Sherman Conley
Edward B. Connelley John Hays Cordial Crassford Crace  
Guy Crace Lonzie Crace    
Thomas Crum Frank J. Daniel Edward Daniels Jesse Davis
John C. Davis Anthony F. Dills Jesse B. Dills Arthur Dixon
James Franklin Dixon Hubert Dixon Harrison Duty Clellie Dye
Bud Elswick Alonzo Estep Elzie Estep  
Jimmie Estep Oscar Evans Proctor J. Evans  
Dennie Fairchilds Kirk Fairchilds Lloyd Fairchilds Sun Fairchild
Troy Fairchilds Walter Fairchilds Clyde Fannin Braddus Faulkner
Proctor James Fife Roy Fitch Sherman Fitch Carl Fitchpatrick
James M. Flannery Ulyssis G. Fletcher William Franklin Harry Fraizer
James L. Fraizer Marvin Gillman Raleigh Goble Joseph Gonnicks
Andrew Greathouse Mathew Gullett Curtis L. Gullet Thomas H. Hackworth
Deed Hall James W. Hall Mitchel Hall Mort Hall
Paul Bryan Hall Wiley B. Hall Wiley V. Hall Wm Bradley Hamilton
Elwood Hampton William Hampton Proctor Hannah Wayne Hannah
Luther Harmon Will Haskell George Paul Helton Challie Hitchcock
Irwin Hitchcock Wiley Hitchcock Arthur C. Holbrook Arthur Grant Holbrook
Charles Holbrook Charles W. Holbrook Lonza Horn  
Edgar Howes R.G. Howes Donovan Huff Andrew J. Hughes
James B. Hughes Winifred Hurt James F. Jackson Logan Jackson
Ora C. Jayne John Jervis Garfield Jackson John Hohnson
John L. Jones Walter Kastro Ben Keaton Floyd King
Paul Krockinphicki John W. Lackey Edward P. Lavender Harry LaViers
Russell Lee Ben F. Lemaster Earn Lemaster Flem Lemaster
Floyd Lemaster J. Walter Lemaster John W. Lemaster Luther Lemaster
Rosco Lemaster Roy H. Lemaster Stephen L. Lemaster Oscar Lemley
John L. Lester Gordon Litteral Harvey Litteral Harvey G. Litteral
J. Benson Litteral Lonnie Litteral Oscar Lovely Fred Lowe
Mason Lyons Arthur (Son) Mahan Scott May Grats McCarthy
John McCourt Jr. German McKenzie Harvey L. McKenzie Haskell McKenzie
Jay McKenzie William Mckenzie Bob Meade Guy Meade
Robert Meade Thomas Meade Clyde Melvin Yancy Melvin
Estill Messer Bernard H. Mieman Mance Montgomery Robert Moore
Elbert Murray Walter Murray Jeff Need Alfred Osborne
James H. Osborne Proctor Osborne Frank Pack Tracy Pack
Samuel H. Patrick Wassell Pellix John Pelphrey Walter Pelphrey
Willie Pelphrey James Brown Penix Shade Penix Rancie Pennington
Sherman Pennington George Perkins Jeffrey Perry Leonard Perry
William J. Perry Emerson Picklesimer Henry Picklesimer Newton Picklesimer
Oakley Picklesimer Sanford Picklesimer James Tildon Pigg Fred C. Pinson
Clyde Preston Cyrus Preston Earnest R. Preston Martin Preston
Roger Lee Preston Russell Preston Clarence Price Green Price
Wiley W. Price Cleve Puckett Butler Ramey Joe Ramey
Rova F. Ramey Paris Ratliff Chester Reed Dave Reed
Frank Reed Jeff Reed Milton Reed Alex Rice
Francis M. Rice George Dewey Rice German W. Rice Heber Rice
Hobart Rice James A. Rice Malcolm Rice Oscar Rice
Robert Rice Samuel P. Rice Warren G. Rice Gus Riffit
Oscar Ritchie Bert (Pat) Roberts Carmen Roberts John Logan Roberts
Norman Roberts     Wallie Robinson
Dewey Robinson Charles G. Rose Benjamin Ross John Franklin Ross
Mason Ross James L. Rowland Estill Rule Crayton G. Sagraves
Elzie Salyer Freeman Salyer Hedley Salyer Herbert Salyer
Minyard Salyer Noah C. Salyer Ramson Salyer Tony Salyers
Arthur Salyers Clinton J.M. Saylers Dock Salyers George Savco
Sherman Scarberry John C. Schroeder Chalie Sebastian Emery Skaggs
Peter Skaggs James Henry Slone William P. Slone Binnie Smith
Willie Smith Earnest C. Sneed Wm Harrison Sparks Bernard Spears
Marion Spears Bernie Spencer Walter Spencer Noah Spradlin
Charley Stafford Albert Stambaugh Fred Stambaugh Hubert Stambaugh
Hubert C. Stanbaugh Monroe Stambaugh Elliott Stanley Dock Stapleton
Flem Stapleton Millard Stapleton Sammie Stapleton Jr. Willie Stapleton
Earl Stone John W, Stricklin Benjamin E. Strother Francis M. Tackett
Paris Tackett Thomas Tackett Bert Taylor Demra Taylor
Mrs. Norma Terry Thomas Henry Terry Bert Thomas James V. Trible
Patrick Trible Bruce Trimble Harry V. Trimble James H. Trimble
James V. Trimble McCoy Trimble Paris L. Trimble Thomas E. Trimble
Claude Van Hoose Dan Van Hoose Hancel Van Hoose Hobart Van Hoose
Kirk Van Hoose Woodward Wallen George N. Walters Ingram Walters
William Walters Edgar W. Ward Heber Ward Jeff M. Ward
Lorenz Ward Ora ward Roma Grey Ward William J. Ward
Roscoe Watson Hescel Webb Charles M. Wells Hubert Wells
Zephaniah Wells Charles Orion Wheeler John Wheeler Orrell Wheeler
Willie James Wheeler Wm Cash Whittaker Henry Wilbur Jess Wilcox
Charles N. Williams Estill M. Williams Milligan Williams Oka Lee Williams
Ralph B. Williams Lindsey Wireman Albert Wolf Earnest woods
John W. Woyno Benjamin H. Young Noah Conley Oscar Osborn
Hendrix Kelly      
       
       
       
 

WW I Draft registrations A  Please check what we have been able to get. If you can add to these records we would be very thankful as would many researchers.

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