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Artist of the sketch above was World War I era political cartoonist John T. McCutcheon, Pulitzer Prize Winner, Chicago Tribune.


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Mackey, Alvie News June 1919 No History 1919 Newspaper Account
May, Robert Powell No Letters or News Robert Powell May - Born 1 Jan 1895, Exeter, Barry Co., Missouri
Died 20 March 1985 Barry Co., Missouri - Burial: Mt. Pleasant
History & Photo Added By: Joy Guentert
McCall, Otis M. Sheridan No Letters or News County Died: Barry Co., MO
Cemetery: ?
Deceased: MCCALL, Otis M. Sheridan
Birth: 1870
Rocky Comfort, MO, McDonald Co., MO
Age: 86 years
Death: 1956
Wheaton, Barry Co., MO
Cause:
Married: 1st Vita Hubbard, 2nd Melinda Bell Hudson
Married When & Where: 1st abt 1895 McDonald Co. 2nd 1906, Newton Co., MO
Father: Dr. M.D. L McCall born Tennessee
Mother: Margarette E. Woods
Military Information: Ft. Riley, Camp Pike, Jefferson Barracks, served 18 months with the Army Medical Dept.
Death Certificate Number:
Resource: The Wheaton Journal, and Family
Research Note: Dr. O. S. McCall was a practicing physician in McDonald and Barry Counties from 1895 to his 1952 retirement. In 1921 he built the McCall Hospital on Main street in Wheaton, MO. He also acquired controlling interest in the Bank of Wheaton which he operated until his retirement.
History Added By: Betty Lamberson
McCallon, Charles Dwight Killed in Action - 1918
Killed in Action News
Died in France
Pvt., Purdy, Killed in Action
1918 Newspaper Account
Newspaper Account of Causalities -
Aug. 21, 1919, Cassville Republican
McCampbell, Willis R. Wounded Slightly News Wagoner, Monett, wounded slightly Newspaper Account of Causalities -
Aug. 21, 1919, Cassville Republican
History Added by:
Stan McKay
McCoy, Lawrence W. Letter Sept. 1918 No History 1918 Newspaper Account
McDonald, Claud News Feb. 1919 News that he returned home in Rocky Comfort. 1919 Newspaper Account
McKee, Clarence Letter Oct. 1918
Dec. 1918 - News
No History
News that he returned to Camp Dodge.
1918 Newspaper Account
1918 Newspaper Account
McKee, Earl J. News Item 1918 No History 1918 Newspaper Account
McNabb, Chester C. Letter Dec. 1918 No History 1918 Newspaper Account
McMillen, Davison Gray
On the front of Stars & Stripes
No Letters or News County Died: Barry Co., MO
Cemetery: Dice Cemetery in Newton County
Deceased: MCMILLEN, Davison Gray
Wheaton, Barry County., MO
Married: Lela Jones
Married When & Where: Abt 1924
Father: Bates McMillen, born Dade Co., MO
Mother: Mertie Dent, b. Dade Co., MO
Military Information: Co. A 353rd INF, 89th DIV
Death Certificate Number:
Resource: Military Papers and family.

Research Note: Gray McMillen Served in WWI in Germany and France. He was wounded in the jaw and participated in Battles where gas was used and he suffered permanent gas burns in his lungs. He was pictured on the cover of the Stars and Stripes magazine standing on a wagon in France, with a group of celebrating soldiers on the first Armistice day Nov. 11, 1918 at 11 AM. Gray later owned a Grocery store in Pioneer, with his sister and brother-in-law, Fufa and Charles Brown. Gray was one of the Charter members of Wheaton, MO, Memorial Post 5219 VFW when it organized Dec. 1945.
Gary's Photo of Nov. 11, 1918 appeared on the front of Stars & Stripes
The Dough Boys photo of Gary McMillen and friend was supplied by Joan McMillen Jump, daughter of Gary McMillen, by way of Betty Lamberson. The friend is unknown to the submitter.
Resource: These two photos appear in Wheaton Echoes, pages 329 & 331, Wheaton Centennial Book, 1907 -2007.
History & Photos added by:
Betty Lamberson
McQueen, Boone Dillard No Letters or News County Died: Barry Co., MO
Cemetery: Muncie Chapel
Deceased: MCQUEEN, Boone Dillard
Birth: March 24, 1901
Corsicana, MO
Age: 80 years, 8 mos., 29 days
Death: Oct. 21, 1981
Wheaton, Barry Co., MO
Cause:
Married: Edith Hinson
Married When & Where: April, 1920, Wheaton, Barry Co., MO
Father: James Elbert McQueen, born Tennessee
Mother: Mary Pauline Gilbert, born Lee Co., VA
Military Information:
Death Certificate Number:
Resource: Soldier's daughter and Cemetery stone

Research Note: Boone Dillard McQueen is shown in a picture on page 326 of the book, The Wheaton Echoes, in a WWI uniform. After the War Boone owned and operated the McQueen Funeral Home in Wheaton for many years. Boone served as the Mayor of Wheaton and also served on the Wheaton city council for a combined 34 years. Boone McQueen on the left, friend, unknown to submitter, on right.
Resource: This photo appears in Wheaton Echoes, pages 326, Wheaton Centennial Book, 1907 -2007.
History & photo added by:
Betty Lamberson
Meador, Dan R. Letter Nov. 1918 No History 1918 Newspaper Account
Meador, Ernest R. News Dec 1918
Wounded Slightly News
Wounded in France Pvt., Cassville, wounded slightly News 1918 Newspaper Account
Newspaper Account of Causalities -
Aug. 21, 1919, Cassville Republican
Meador, L. E. Letter - Oct. 1918 No History 1918 Newspaper Account
Mermoud, George News - Dec. 1918 No History 1918 Newspaper Account
Miller, George Letter Jan. 1919 No History 1919 Newspaper Account
Mooney, Loyd Patrick

Mess Hall at Ft. Benjamin Harrison Post Hospital, Easter 1918

In Uniform while Fishing
No News or Letters County Died: Barry Co., MO
Cemetery: Washburn Prairie
Deceased: MOONEY, Loyd Patrick
Birth: Sept. 20, 1900
Washburn, Barry Co., MO
Age: 67
Death: Jan. 1, 1968
Cassville Community Hospital, Cassville, Barry Co., MO
Cause: Pneumonia and other lung complications.
Married: Ruth Berryhill, dt. of Jefferson Davis and Clara Elizabeth (Hancock) Berryhill
Married When & Where: Jan. 17, 1921, Bentonville, Benton Co., AR
Father: James Harvey [Simpson] Mooney, born Washington, Franklin Co., MO
Mother: Ella Mae Pease, born Gage Co., NE
Military Information: Army Medical Dept., Private
Death Certificate Number: 68 0000153
Resource: Family information, cemetery stone, photos, census, marriage record, death certificate
Research Note: He enlisted at age 17 sometime after September of 1917 and lied about his age, giving himself the age of 18, so that he could serve. He was trained as a nurse in Fort Benjamin Harrison, Indianapolis, IN and never saw any overseas duty. He was scheduled to go to France when the war ended.
In the mess hall photo he is seated on the second table from the back and is the second person from the right on the side facing the photographer. The photo of him in the boat and fishing was taken with a buddy - name unknown. He is the one in the front of the boat.
History & Photos Added By:
Donna Cooper
Mulkey, Ernest Wounded Severely News Pvt., Monett, wounded severely News Newspaper Account of Causalities -
Aug. 21, 1919, Cassville Republican


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