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WORLD WAR I
VETERANS

Pettis County,
Missouri



THOSE WHO SERVED . . . AND DIED


ALDREDGE, Otis; died Oct 8, 1918 (pneumonia); SN: 2194403, Pvt, 34 Mil Police, 89 Div
Interred: Miller's Chapel Cemetery. Soldier's Mo. Record

ASHURST, Raymond M.; KIA Sept 29, 1918; SN: 1456631, Pvt, Co F 139 Inf
Interred: Unknown...from Sedalia. Soldier's Mo. Record

BELL, Fred; KIA Sept 23, 1918; SN: 2845415, Pvt, MG Co, 356 Inf
Interred: Unknown. Soldier's Mo. Record

BISHOP, Oscar H.; KIA Nov 11, 1918; SN: 2191094, Pvt, Co A, 342 MG Bn, 89 Div
Interred: Providence Church Cem. Soldier's Mo. Record

BRITT, Alvin K.; died Oct 4, 1918 (pneumonia); SN: 3266281, Pvt, 2 Tng Regt, 4 Bn
Interred: Unknown...from Houstonia. Soldier's Mo. Record

BROWN, Earl E.; died Mar 29, 1919 (pneumonia); SN: 1511760, Pvt, Interred: Unknown...from Sedalia. Soldier's Mo. Record

BURK, John C.; KIA Sept 29, 1918; Corp'l, Co D, 140 Inf
Interred: Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery, Romagne, France: Plot E, Row 07, Grave 15.
Soldier's Mo. Record (shows d date as Oct 2, 1918)

CARLSON, Carl G.; Jan 29,1893 - Oct 2, 1918 (pneumonia); SN: 3768237, Pvt, 22nd Engineer Regt, U.S. Army
Interred: Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery, Romagne, France: Plot B, Row 38, Grave 23.
Soldier's Mo. Record

CLINGAN, Darrel Dale; Dec  27, 1891 - KIA June 13, 1918; SN: 304566,
Interred: Unknown...from Willow Springs, Mo. Soldier's Mo. Record

ELKINS, Walter E.; KIA Sept 22, 1918 (wounds rec'd); SN: 1455211, Sgt, MG Co, 139 Inf
Interred: Unknown...from Sedalia. Soldier's Mo. Record

ENGLISH, Allie E.; died Nov 23, 1918 (pneumonia); SN: 336407, Private, Co C, 505th Engr Regt, U.S. Army
Interred: St. Mihiel American Cemetery, Thiaucourt, France: Plot C, Row 07, Grave 22.
Soldier's Mo. Record

FRYE, William; Oct 17, 1896 - Oct 11, 1918 (pneumonia) ; SN: 4924863, Pvt, SU Co, 65 Pioneer Inf
Interred: Unknown. Soldier's Mo. Record

FULLERTON, Forrest T.; died Jan 16, 1919 (pneumonia); SN: 1460402, Sgt, Co D, 140 Inf
Interred: Unknown. Soldier's Mo. Record

GORDON, Porter E.; Nov 24, 1890 - Oct 11, 1918 (pneumonia); SN: 3222969, Pvt, 7 Co, 2 Bn, 163 Dep Brig
Interred: Unknown...from Windsor. Soldier's Mo. Record

GREER, Joseph F.; died Feb 26, 1919 (pneumonia); SN: 2194583, Pvt, MED DET 314 AM TN
Interred: Unknown...from Sedalia. Soldier's Mo. Record

GROTE, Edward August; d Sept 20, 1918; SN: 1157091, Landsman, Radio Electrician, Radio School, Cambridge, Mass, U.S.N.
Interred: Unknown.

HALL, Charles H.; died Oct 14 , 1917 (typhoid); Pvt, Co B, 311 Sig Bn
Interred: Unknown. Soldier's Mo. Record

HENDERSON, Clay T.; Feb 17, 1895 - Nov 9, 1918 (pneumonia); SN: 4260187, Pvt; Co B, 806 Pioneer Inf
Interred: Unknown. Soldier's Mo. Record

HILL, Lemnos "Lem" Harrison; died Oct 5, 1918 (pneumonia) at Camp Pike, Ark.; SN: 3266022, Pvt,
Interred: Unknown. Soldier's Mo. Record

HILLIGOSS, Ledo; died Nov 4, 1918 (pneumonia); ; SN: 963563, Pvt, Sq C, A S Sig C, Scott Field, Ill
Interred: Unknown. Soldier's Mo. Record

HIRSCH, Emil; KIA Sept 29, 1918; SN: 1468679, Pvt, Co E, 110th Engr Regt, 35th Inf Div, U.S. Army
Interred: Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery, Romagne, France: Plot G, Row 19, Grave 12.
Soldier's Mo. Record

HODGE, John J.; May 24, 1896 - Feb 11, 1919 (pneumonia); SN: 3085408, Pvt, Co A, 11 Inf
Interred: Unknown. Soldier's Mo. Record

HOLLAND, Carl E.; KIA Sept 28, 1918; SN: 1455205, MG Co, 4th Mo. Inf & 139th Inf
Interred: Unknown. Soldier's Mo. Record

KENNON, Raymond G.; KIA Jan 5, 1919 (wounds rec'd); SN: 2205188, Corp'l, Co L, 354th Inf
Interred: Unknown. Soldier's Mo. Record

LOVE, James Owen.; died Oct 15, 1918 (pneumonia) ; SN: 1464457, Corp'l, Btry B, 129 Fld Arty
Interred: Unknown. Soldier's Mo. Record

MAHIN, Roy E.; died Dec 27, 1917 (disease); Pvt, 115 Aer Sq Sig
Interred: Unknown...from La Monte. Soldier's Mo. Record

MANESS, Henry H.; KIA Sept 28, 1918; SN: 1460302, Corp'l, Co D, 140 Inf
Interred: Unknown. Soldier's Mo. Record

MANLEY, James Monroe; July 7, 1896 - Jan 22, 1918 (pneumonia); Pvt, Co D, 140 Inf
Interred: Longwood Cemetery. Soldier's Mo. Record

MAY, Charles Hammett; Jan 1, 1897 - KIA July 19, 1918 (wounds rec'd); SN: 271965, 6th reg
Interred: Unknown. Soldier's Mo. Record
Awarded the French Fourragere (a unit citation, only one of three awarded individually to Americans in WWI).

McCORKLE, Hugh Archibald; 1889 - Nov 1, 1918; SN: 1173500, Seaman 2nd Class, U.S.N.R.F.
Interred: Miller's Chapel Cemetery.

MITCHELL, Frederick S. ; KIA Sept 20, 1918 (wounds rec'd) ; SN: 1455315, Pvt, NG MG Co, 139 Inf
Interred: Unknown. Soldier's Mo. Record

OWEN, Richard Clay; Sept 9, 1895 - Feb 2, 1918 (disease); Wagoner, Sup Co, 129th Fld Arty
Interred: Longwood Cemetery. Soldier's Mo. Record

QUINN, Edgar J., KIA, Oct 6, 1918; Pvt, Co A, 318 Inf, Argonne
Interred: Unknown. Soldier's Mo. Record, [on DoughBoy Monument as "Edward"]

RAYL, General L.; Feb 2, 1890 - Oct 6, 1918 (pneumonia); SN: 3085455, Pvt, (died en route overseas)
Interred: Unknown...from La Monte/Houstonia area. Soldier's Mo. Record
[Likely same name as listed as Laborn D. Rayle on mon. & as "Loboring" by McGruder.]

ROBB, Porter; KIA Nov 2, 1918; SN: 489115, Pvt, Co G, 34 Inf
Interred: Unknown...from Sedalia. Soldier's Mo. Record

ROCHFORD, Flavel B.; Sept 17, 1895 - Oct, 19, 1918 (pneumonia); SN: 3085443, Pvt, Hq C, 81 Engineers
Interred: Unknown. Soldier's Mo. Record

SIBERT, Harvey Lyell; KIA Sept 28, 1918; SN: 1455272, PFC, 139th Inf Regt, 35th Inf Div, U.S. Army
Interred: Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery, Romagne, France: Plot B Row 21 Grave 37.
Soldier's Mo. Record

SMITH, Joseph Archer; died Dec 1, 1917 (accident); Corp'l, Co B, 313 Field Sig Bn
Interred: Unknown. Soldier's Mo. Record

SMITH, Mintel J.; Dec 18, 1892 - Jan 16, 1918 (pneumonia); Pvt, Aviation SEC Sig C
Interred: Houstonia Cemetery; "Our Soldier Boy." Soldier's Mo. Record

SPEER, Ezra J.; died Jan 5, 1918 (pneumonia); Pvt, Co D, 140 Inf
Interred: Unknown. Soldier's Mo. Record

STRUEBER, Carl Philip; July 2, 1896 - Oct 23, 1918 (influenza); SN: 4521048, Pvt, SEC Students Army Tng Corps
Interred: Unknown. Soldier's Mo. Record

TARR, Charles Audbin; died April 17, 1918; SN: 1774058, Seaman 2CL, Armed Guard, S.S. Florence H., U.S. Navy
Interred: La Monte Cemetery, Section 1.

WAGNER, Antone F.; KIA Sept 27, 1918; SN: 1455275, PFC, 139th Inf Regt, 35h Inf Div, U.S. Army
Interred: Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery, Romagne, France: Plot D, Row 04, Grave 37.
Soldier's Mo. Record

WILLIAMS, Sydney; died Oct 17, 1918 (disease); SN: 2341117, Pvt, Co D, 48 Inf
Interred: Unknown. Soldier's Mo. Record

WRIGHT, Benjamin C.; KIA July 15, 1918; SN: 1455278, Pvt; NG MG Co, 139 Inf
Interred: Unknown. Soldier's Mo. Record

YOUNT, Edgar R.; Oct 4,1891 - Oct 26, 1918 (pneumonia) ; SN: 3768258, Pvt, Co F. 287 Inf
Interred: Unknown. Soldier's Mo. Record

ZIMMERSCHEID, Ardie E.; 1893 - June 12, 1918 (pneumonia); SN: 1465277, PFC, Battery F, 129 Field Artillery
Interred: St. Paul's Cemetery. Soldier's Mo. Record

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[These names appear on the Sedalia courthouse monument...but, for one reason or another 1) have not been confirmed or found, 2) have been proven not to be Pettis County soldiers, and 3) were discharged prior to death. GCW]

ANTHONY, Eugene S.; died Jan 1, 1918 (pneumonia); Btry C, 8th Fld Arty
Interred: Unknown...from Otterville, Mo. Soldier's Mo. Record

FIELDS, George; 33 1/3% Disability; SN: 2212167, Pvt, Co D, 325 Lab Bn
Interred: Unknown. Soldier's Mo. Record

HEF(F)NER, Alexander, 1895 - 1918
Interred: Union cemetery. No record. On McGruder's list.

LANE, Albert M.; discharged 10% disability; Pvt, Co B, 35th Inf
Interred: Unknown. Soldier's Mo. Record

McBRIDE, Dudley, no record - unknown. On McGruder's list.

WOOLREY, Walter Floyd; KIA Oct 12, 1918 (wounds rec'd); SN: 2183660, Wagoner, Co G, 140 Inf
Interred: Unknown. Soldier's Mo. Record
[This soldier was from Edwards, in Benton County.]


THOSE WHO SERVED . . . AND RETURNED


ALEXANDER, Albert M.; May 19, 1900 - Oct 2, 1992; Pvt, U.S. Army [Union Cem.]

ANDERSON, Joseph W.; Jan 22, 1896 - Oct 24, 1977; PFC, U.S. Army [Flat Creek Cem.]

ATKINSON, George F.; d June 28, 1937, at age 48; Croix de Guerre [Crown Hill Cem.]

BAILEY, Oather A.; Oct 1, 1894 - July 13, 1964; Mo, Pvt, 3 Co, 159 Depot Brigade [Antioch Cem.]

BALDWIN, Ira C.; Oct 29, 1891 - Mar 7, 1980; Pvt, U.S. Army [Hopewell Cem.]

BROYLES, Vernon H.; June 19, 1899 - Jan 17, 1951; Mo, Pvt, 61 Artillery CAC [Hopewell Cem.]

BUCKNER, Levi; Sept 23, 1894 - May 8, 1986; Pvt, U.S. Army [Smithton Cem.]

CHRISTIAN, Elmer S.; Dec 16, 1897 - Sept 15, 1982; Pvt, U.S. Army [Christian Cem.]

CLARK, Allen Montrose; Jan 3, 1890 - May 8, 1950; Mo, Pvt, 164 Depot Brigade [New Hickory Pt. Cem.]

COOPER, Henry Ray; Mar 19, 1896 - Aug 3, 1967; Mo, PFC, U.S. Army [Olive Branch Cem.]

COX, Herbert S.; Aug 17, 1896 - Mar 17, 1974; Mo, Sgt, U.S. Marine Corps (also WWII) [Salem Ch. Cem.]

CRABTREE, James Arthur; 1886 - 1941; CPO, U.S.N. [civilian marker - Union Cem.]

CRANFIELD, Ruben Noah; Nov 9, 1889 - Dec 28, 1956; Pvt, Co G, 5 Development BN [Salem Ch. Cem.]

CURETON, William Joseph; Nov 23, 1893 - July 31, 1982; Pvt, U.S. Army [Union Cem.]

DARRAH, William Thomas; Aug 2, 1892 - Apr 8, 1962; Pvt, U.S. Army, Purple Heart [Calvary Cem.]

DAWSON, Jesse N.; 1892 - 1985; U.S. Army [Houstonia Cem.]

DILLON, Elmer L.; Mar 10, 1891 - July 7, 1950; Mo, Pvt, 41 Inf, 10th Div [Flat Creek Cem.]

DUBOSE, Wayne; 1896 - 1979; U.S. Navy [Hopewell Cem.]

ENGHOLM, Verney; Aug 18, 1891 - July 3, 1952; SN: 3085465, Pvt, Co B, 11th Inf, U.S. Army [Crown Hill Cem]

EVANS, Ivy Clarence; 1893 - 1975; Chauffer, U.S. Army [Dresden Cem.]

EVANS, Marvin L.; Sept 20, 1900 - July 21, 1983; RN [Dresden Cem.]

FRY, Andrew J.; Jan 30, 1895 - Oct 5, 1978; Pvt, U.S. Army [Houstonia Cem.]

FRYE, Earl F.; July 9, 1886 - June 28, 1965; Mo, F3, U.S. Navy [New Hickory Pt. Cem.]

FRANKS, Durley; d Aug 30, 1940; Mo, PFC, 326 Field RMT SO, OVC [Houstonia Cem.]

GARDNER, Charles A.; Nov 4, 1897 - Apr 22, 1995; U.S. Army [Dresden Cem.]

GEISER, Dewey J.; Feb 23, 1897 - Aug 18, 1979; PFC, U.S. Army [Dresden Cem.]

GILMORE, Thomas W.; Jan 26, 1893 - Nov 14, 1949; Mo, Wagoner, 7th Ammo Tn Div [Rabourn Cem.]

GREER, Osker L.; June 18, 1893 - Dec 9, 1965; Mo, Farrier, 34 Evac Amb Co [Salem Ch. Cem.]

HARRIS, Robert; June 5, 1896 - June 22, 1948; Texas, Pvt, 537 Engrs. [Dresden Black Cem.]

HEFNER, Charlie L.; Dec 27, 1892 - Jan 8, 1961; Mo, Cpl, Co B, 79 Inf, 15 Div [Union Cem.]

HELTERBRAKE, David S.; Aug 27, 1896 - Sept 6, 1978; Pvt, U.S. Army [McKee Chapel Cem.]

HOWE, Acey W.; Aug 23, 1890 - July 16, 1954; Missouri, PFC, 3 Co, Cen Inf Off Tng Sch [Christian Cem.]

HOWE, Albert Haynes; Nov 30, 1890 - Mar 21, 1958; Missouri, PFC, 313 Inf, 79 Div [Christian Cem.]

HUGHES, Roy Lee; July 18, 1891 - Sept 24, 1968; Mo, Pvt, Co A, 162 Inf [High Point Cem.]

HUNTER, Walter J.; Oct 12, 1893 - Sept 21, 1967; Missouri, PFC, 26 Co., 161 Depot Brig, [McKee Chapel Cem.]

HUNT, Henry; May 30, 1897 - June 1, 1964; Mo, Pvt, 2 Co, 164 Depot Brigade [Christian Cem.]

HUTCHISON, Robert L.; July 18, 1895 - Sept 27, 1959; Mo, Pvt, Co E, 806 Pioneer Inf [La Monte Cem.]

JONES, Merwyn Shubert; Apr 2, 1902 - Feb 9, 1988; U.S. Army [Pleasant Hill Cem.]

KABLER, George Allen; Apr 15, 1891 - Feb 10, 1969; Mo, Pvt 75 Co, 164 Depot Brig [Union Cem.]

KELLER, Raymond B.; d Mar 27, 1935; MO, Pvt, U.S. Army [La Monte Cem.]

KUHN; John; Apr 13, 1896 - Aug 8, 1953; Mo, Pvt, 139 Inf [Salem Ch. Cem.]

KUYKENDALL, Tom; Nov 18, 1888 - Oct 25, 1942; Ill., PFC, Gen. Hosp. 6 [Smithton Cem.]

LACEY, George W.; Apr 18, 1895 - Feb 9, 1973; Mo, Pvt, U.S. Army [Salem Ch. Cem.]

LANE, James M.; Jan 2, 1892 - Jan 24, 1963; Mo, Sgt, [Olive Branch Cem.]

LAWSON, Ace L.; Feb 24, 1894 - Sept 15, 1972; Mo, Pvt, U.S. Army [Miller's Chapel Cem.]

LAWSON, Gordon T.; June 1, 1895 - Mar 23, 1969; Mo, Mech, Co K, 4 Inf [Miller's Chapel Cem.]

LEMLER, Carl; died Mar 27, 1934; Pvt, 352 Inf, 88 Div [Christian Cem.]

LUECK, Albert E. Sr; Dec 23, 1893 - Dec 30, 1970; Mo, Pvt, 35 Inf Div [New Bethel Cem.]

LUCAS, Eppie Andrew; Oct 10, 1889 - Dec 11, 1967; Mo, Pvt, U. S. Army [Houstonia Cem.]

LUTHER, Charles Eric; Feb 14, 1890 - June 21, 1958; [Mt. Herman Cem.]

MARTENS, Fred P. H; d Feb 26, 1940; Illinois, Pvt., 331 Field Arty 86 Div. [Lamb Cem.]

MASON, Bernice A. Green; May 10, 1895 - Mar 13, 1958; Red Cross Nurse [Smithton Cem.]

MESSER, Otis; 1896 - 1983; U. S. Army [Houstonia Cem.]

NEEDY, Henry Edward; d Oct 24 ,1919; Mo, Sergt, 20th Inf, 10th Div [Dresden Cem.]

NEWBILL, Nathaniel; April 23, 1896 - July 3, 1968; MO, Pvt, Co A, 805 Pioneer Inf [Bethlehem Cem.]

NEWLAND, John F.; Oct 22, 1891 - June 23, 1980; Pvt, U.S. Army [Hopewell Cem.]

PAYNE, Louis N.; Sept 5, 1895 - Feb 18, 1950; Mo, Cpl, 73 INF, 12 Div [Hopewell Cem.]

PERRETON, Ernest A.; Sept 1, 1881 - Jan 23, 1972; Mo, Pvt, Co M, 4 Engineers [Houstonia Cem.]

PHILLIPS, Robert T.; Sept 23, 1886 - Jan 20, 1949; Mo, Cpl, 80 Pioneer Inf [Smithton Cem.]

PHILLIPS, Wm H.; died Apr 15, 1939; 35th Div, [Olive Branch Cem.]

POULTER, W. Thomas Pelham; Jan 29, 1888 - May 18, 1945; Mo, S1, U.S. N.R.F. [New Hickory Pt. Cem.]

PUMMILL, Woodrow W.; 1915 - 1982; U.S. Army [Houstonia Cem.]

PURNELL, James Oscar; Feb 22, 1891 - Nov 30, 1970; Pvt, Co E, 129 Inf [Salem Ch. Cem.]

RAGAR, George M.; Sept 16, 1888 - Dec 5, 1939; Mo, Wagoner, 314 A.M.T.N., 89th Div [New Hickory Pt. Cem.]

RICKS, Walter Gordon; Feb 25, 1897 - Jan 26, 1973; Mo, Pvt, U.S. Army [Olive Branch Cem.]

ROTHWELL, Vest; Oct 20, 1886 - Sept 29, 1950; Mo., Pvt, 344 Mg Bn, 90 Div [Dresden Cem.]

RUFFIN, John Price; Sept 28, 1896 - Jan 13, 1977; Pvt, U.S. Army [New Hickory Pt. Cem.]

SCHLOMER, Daniel C.; Apr 25, 1895 - Sept 6, 1971; Mo, Pvt, Medical Dept [Miller's Chapel Cem.]

SCOTT, Lionel J.; Mar 22, 1895 - July 30, 1957; Mo, Sgt, Co D, 140 Inf, 35 Div [Houstonia Cem.]

SHEMWELL, James F.; Oct 27, 1879 - Apr 19, 1972; Mo, Pvt, U.S. Army [McKee Chapel Cem.]

SHOEMAKER, Bryan; Jan 14, 1897 - June 20, 1988; Pvt, U.S. Army [Salem Ch. Cem.]

SIMMONS, Jay W.; Jan 16, 1898 - May 12, 1972; Mo, Cpl, Air Service [New Bethel Cem.]

SMITH, Albert E. "Bub"; Nov 27, 1892 - Jan 26, 1982; Pvt, U.S. Army [Smithton Cem.]

SMITH, Byron Duncan, Apr 4, 1898 - May 16, 1959; Ill, Pvt, Stu Army Tng Corps [South Fork Cem.]

SMITH, Edwin Harrison; Apr 26, 1896 - Dec 7, 1967; Pvt, U.S. Army [Houstonia Cem.]

SMITH, Leo R.; Aug 31, 1896 - Sept 23, 1972; Mo, Pvt, U.S. Army [Smithton Cem.]

SPRATLEY, James B.; June 18, 1892 - June 23, 1966; Mo, Cpl, POW Escort CD, Co 79 [High Point Cem.]

STEPHENS, James W.; d July 16, 1946; Mo, Corpl, 356 Inf, 89 Div [Salem Ch. Cem.]

SWOPE, Nathaniel Henderson; Mar 5, 1894 - July 23, 1954; Mo, Pvt, 340 Fld Arty [Mt. Herman Cem.]

TAYLOR, Granville A.; Aug 4, 1896 - Oct 15, 1965; Mo, Pvt, US Army [Miller's Chapel Cem.]

TINKER, William H.; Dec 6, 1886 - June 1, 1855; Pvt, U.S. Army [Christian Cem.]

VANNATTA, Eddie M.; July 10, 1894 - Aug 20, 1960; Mo, PFC, Co A, 14 Ammo Train [Dresden Cem.]

WEIKAL, Grover C.; Dec 22, 1884 - Aug 10, 1946; Mo, Sgt, QM Corps [La Monte Cem.]

WHITE, Hubbell; Oct 18, 1893 - June 2, 1980; PFC, U.S. Army [Dresden Cem.]

WHITFIELD, John B.; Sept 9, 1896 - Jan 23, 1967; Sgt, Co M, 40th Inf [Dresden Cem.]

WILLIAMS, E. Hampton; July 31, 1899 - Mar 6, 1965; Mo, PFC, Co B, 140 Inf [South Fork Cem.]

WORTHLEY, George H.; May 17, 1891 - May 7, 1962; Mo, Pvt, Btry E, 68 Field Arty [Smithton Cem.]

ZOERNIG, Herbert L.; Oct 8, 1893 - Sept 18, 1958; Y1/C, U.S. Navy [Calvary Cem.]


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