WWI Honor Roll
Lancaster Co., Nebraska

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120a - Corp. Henry H. BECHER
Lincoln, NE. Born Columbus, NE April 21, 1892. Son of Susan and John Becher. Married. Entered the service April 27, 1918. 355th Infantry, 89th Division. Trained at Camp Funston. Service in France. With Army of Occupation.

120b - Pvt. Adam BECK
Lincoln, NE. Born Walter, Russia Oct. 18, 1893. Son of Mary and John Beck. Entered the service March 18, 1918. Battery B, 71st Coast Artillery Corps. Service in France.

120c - Pvt. Adam BECK
Lincoln, NE. Born Lincoln, NE July 11, 1891. Son of Elizabeth and Adam Beck. Entered the service June 24, 1918. Medical Corps. Camp Benjamin Harrison, Indiana.

120d - Pvt. E. E. BECK
Lincoln, NE. Born Nebraska Feb. 3, 1888. Son of Ella and Frederick Beck. Entered the service July 15, 1917. Army. Horseshoer.

120e - Seaman Leo J. BECK
Lincoln, NE. Born Lincoln, NE Aug. 6, 1896. Son of Catherine and M. H. Beck. Entered the service June 18, 1918. Signal. Great Lakes and Hampton Roads, VA. Discharged Dec. 24, 1918.

120f - Pvt. Edward A. BECKER
Lincoln, NE. Born Lincoln, NE April 10, 1891. Son of Helen and Edward A. Becker. Entered the service Sept. 1917. 356th Ambulance Co., 314th Sanitary Train. Service in France. With Army of Occupation.

120g - Sergt. Eugene W. BECKER
Lincoln, NE. Born Lincoln, NE Jan. 18, 1893. Son of Helen and Edward A. Becker. Entered the service Feb. 3, 1918. Camp Johnston, Jacksonville, Florida.

120h - Corp. Milton J. BECKER
Lincoln, NE. Born Lincoln, NE April 11, 1897. Son of Helen and Edward A. Becker. Entered the service March 1917. Battery B, 127th Field Artillery. Service in France. With Army of Occupation.


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121a - Corp. Clarence C. BECKER
Lincoln, NE. Born DeWitt, NE Aug. 24, 1895. Son of Louise and Charles Becker. Entered the service April 27, 1918. Co. A, 355th Infantry, 89th Division. Active service in France. Gassed in St. Mithiel drive.

121b - Sergt. E. H. BECKMAN
Lincoln, NE. Born Lincoln, NE Aug. 28, 1889. Son of Albertina and William Beckman. Entered the service Sept. 19, 1917. Infantry. Sailed for France May 1918. With Army of Occupation.

121c - Pvt. Dean BEEMER
Lincoln, NE. Born West Point, NE Aug. 29, 1898. Son of Frankie and Orville D. Beemer. Entered the service April 9, 1917. Co. B, 2nd Balloon Squadron. In battle of Chateau Thierry. With Army of Occupation.

121d - Pvt. Walter S. BEEMAN
Lincoln, NE. Born Lincoln, NE June 26, 1899. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Silas A. Beeman. Entered the service Dec. 26, 1917. Radio. Service in France. In Argonne Forest drive.

121e - Sergt. Forrest H. BEERS
Lincoln, NE. Born Queenstown, Ireland, Nov. 23, 1895. Son of Harriet and William Beers. Volunteered March 26, 1916. Co. K, 140th Infantry, 35th Division. In St. Mihiel and Argonne drives. Wounded and gassed. Discharged Jan. 14, 1919.

121f - Sergt. Leonard C. BEERS
Lincoln, NE. Born Lincoln, NE June 19, 1896. Son of Lillie and Charles Beers. Entered the service June 22, 1916. 122nd Infantry. Service in France.

121g - Pvt. Leslie W. BEESON
Lincoln, NE. Born Malcolm, NE Nov. 28, 1893. Son of Lulu and William Beeson. Married. Entered the service Sept. 19, 1917. Headquarters Co., 355th Infantry. In St. Mihiel drive.

121h - Sergt. Maurice L. BEESON
Lincoln, NE. Born Malcolm, NE Dec. 14, 1887. Son of Lulu and William Beeson. Married. Entered the service June 14, 1918. Field Artillery. Instructor at Motor School, Camp Zachary Taylor, KY.


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122a - Pvt. Adolph H. BEHRENDS
Roca, NE. Born Emerald, NE July 9, 1896. Son of Mary and Benjamin Behrends. Entered the service Aug. 15, 1918. Battery E, 13th Regiment. Artillery. Camp Jackson, S. C.

122b - Seaman Elgie M. BELCHER
Lincoln, NE. Born Sargent, NE June 3, 1896. Son of Lulu and David Belcher. Entered the service Jan. 4, 1918. Stationed at Great Lakes, IL. Served on Mine Layer Roanoke, off Irish Coast.

122c - Pvt. Benjamin F. BELL
Waverly, NE. Born Brainard, NE May 1, 1897. Son of Anna and William Bell. Married. Entered the service Aug. 25, 1918. Motor Transport Corps. In France since Nov. 9, 1918.

122d - Pvt. Winnie B. BELL
Greenwood, NE. Born Butler County, NE Sept. 6, 1894. Son of Ollie and Edgar Bell. Married. Entered the service Oct. 6, 1917. Machine Gun Battalion, 134th Infantry, Camp Cody, N. M.

122e - Pvt. Orra BELOTE
Lincoln, NE. Born Fairbury, NE Aug. 16, 1893. Son of Ruth and George C. Belote. Entered the service Aug. 30, 1918. 2nd Infantry. Camp Dodge, Iowa. Discharged Dec. 13, 1918.

122f - Pvt. W. D. BENCHOFF
Lincoln, NE. Born Pennsylvania March 18, 1891. Son of Katherine and John Benchoff. Entered the service Sept. 19, 1918. Students Army Training Corps. Manhattan, KS.

122g - Sergt. Durward F. BENDER
Lincoln, NE. Born Fairmont, NE Sept. 14, 1896. Son of Maggie and Frank Bender. Entered the service Nov. 26, 1917. 174th Aero Squadron. Completed course at Rantoul, IL. Arrived in England, Feb. 1918. Service in France.

122h - Pvt. John B. BENGSTON
Lincoln, NE. Born NE July 12, 1890. Son of Emma and John Bengston. Entered the service Oct. 6, 1917. 356th Ambulance Corps, 89th Division. Active service in France. In St. Mithiel and other drives. With Army of Occupation.


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123a - Pvt. L. H. BENGSTON
Lincoln, NE. Born Lincoln, NE Jan. 31, 1891. Son of Mrs. Hanna Bengston. Entered the service June 28, 1918. Medical Department. Fort Riley, KS. Transferred to Officers Training Corps, Camp Grant, IL.

123b - Pvt. R. L. BENGSTON
Lincoln, NE. Born Lincoln, NE Aug. 14, 1900. Son of Mrs. Hanna Bengston. Entered the service Oct. 1, 1918. Students Army Training Corps, University of Nebraska.

123c - Pvt. Thomas E. BENHAM
Lincoln, NE. Born Omaha, NE Sept. 8, 1894. Son of Florence and Thomas Benham. Entered the service April 27, 1918. Co. I, 355th Infantry. Overseas service. Wounded in action. Died Nov. 4, 1918.

123d - Seaman Arthur E. BENNETT
Bethany, NE. Born Chester, NE Feb. 27, 1896. Son of Rosa and Charles B. Bennett. Entered the service Feb. 7, 1918. Armed Guard, Great Lakes Naval Training Station and Hampton Roads, VA.

123e - Pvt. Cecil K. KINNETT 
Lincoln, NE. Born Ripley County, IN Aug. 8, 1895. Son of John S. Kinnett. Entered the service Feb. 1918. Co. C, 304th Field Signal Battalion. Overseas service. In Argonne Forest drive.

123f - Yeoman Earl H. BENNETT
Lincoln, NE. Born Waterloo, Iowa Sept. 6, 1895. Son of Rose and Harry H. Bennett. Entered the service June 12, 1917. Clerical Department. Newport, RI. Discharged Dec. 21, 1918.

123g - Pvt. Warren R. BENNISON
Lincoln, NE. Born David City, NE June 11, 1896. Son of Lucy and Samuel C. Bennison. Married. Entered the service Aug. 5, 1918. Infantry. Camp MacArthur, Texas.

123h - Pvt. Andrew BENSON
Lincoln, NE. Born Omaha, NE June 26, 1900. Son of Anna and Henry Benson. Entered the service May 19, 1918. Coast Artillery. Arrived in France Oct. 15, 1918.


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124a - Sergt. David K. BERGMAN 
Lincoln, NE. Born Sidney, NE Jan. 22, 1893. Son of Rosa and Daniel Bergman. Married. Entered the service July 25, 1918. Stationed in First Training Group, Camp Dodge, Iowa. Discharged Dec. 23, 1918.

124b - Cook Edwin G. BERGSTEN
Lincoln, NE. Born Norman, NE Jan. 19, 1893. Son of Matilda and Carl Bergsten. Entered the service July 24, 1918. Cook, Supply Co., 88th Infantry, 19th Division, Camp Dodge, Iowa.

124c - Pvt. George BERNHARDT 
Lincoln, NE. Born Russia, Aug. 9, 1895. Son of Katherine and Jacob Bernhardt. Entered the service March 18, 1918. Battery B, 71st Artillery. Arrived overseas Aug. 22, 1918.

124d - Pvt. Henry BERNHARDT
Lincoln, NE. Born Russia, July 26, 1897. Son of Katherine and Jacob Bernhardt. Entered the service Oct. 8, 1918. Machine Gun Battalion, 70th Infantry. Camp Funston, KS.

124e - Pvt. John W. BERRY 
Lincoln, NE. Born Lincoln, NE May 29, 1897. Son of Alice and Harvey Berry. Entered the service Aug. 17, 1918. Machine Gun Co., 2nd Infantry, Camp Dodge, Iowa.

124f - Pvt. Frank BERZINA
Lincoln, NE. Born Pleasanton, NE June 5, 1897. Entered the service April 1917. Machine Gun Battalion. Overseas service. Killed in action Oct. 4, 1918.

124g - Pvt. Thurston M. BETZER
Lincoln, NE. Born David City, NE May 18, 1896. Son of Mrs. L. Betzer. Entered the service July 1917. 66th Field Hospital, Rainbow Division. With Army of Occupation.

124h - Pvt. John BETZ 
Lincoln, NE. Born Lincoln, NE Jan. 2, 1897. Son of Katherine Betz. Entered the service Sept. 1917. Medical Detachment, 330th Division. Overseas service.


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125a - Pvt. Elmer L. BICE
Lincoln, NE. Born Lincoln, NE Feb. 13, 1894. Son of Lizzie and A. C. Bice. Entered the service April 1918. Co. I, 355th Infantry, 89th Division. Service in France. With Army of Occupation.

125b - Seaman Charles C. BICKEL
Lincoln, NE. Born Omaha, NE March 27, 1892. Son of Mary and C. C. Bickel. Entered the service July 5, 1918. Stationed at Great Lakes, IL. Died Sept. 25, 1918 of influenza-pneumonia.

125c - Pvt. William C. BIERSTEDT 
Princeton, NE. Born Princeton, NE Feb. 16, 1898. Son of Mrs. Emma Fulle. Entered the service June 1917. Co. C, 101st Infantry. Service in France. Wounded in action Nov. 6, 1918.

125d - J. C. BIGHAM 
Lincoln, NE. Born Topeka, KS Oct. 1, 1893. Son of Sarah and Clyde Bigham. Entered the service Dec. 19, 1917. Aviation instructor, mechanical section, St. Paul and Elizabeth, NJ.

125e - Pvt. Wesley O. BINTZ
Lincoln, NE. Born Cortland, NE Nov. 7, 1898. Son of Amelia and John Bintz. Entered the service April 1918. Park Battery, Artillery. Service in France with 1st Army.

125f - Frank E. BISHOP
Lincoln, NE. Born Lincoln, NE May 14, 1895. Son of Belle and William G. Bishop. Entered the service Jan. 7, 1918. Radio Operator in Navy. Otter Cliffs, Bar Harbor, ME.

125g - Pvt. William L. BISHOP Jr. 
College View, NE. Born Douglas, NE Nov. 5, 1887. Son of Mrs. W. L. Bishop. Entered the service July 25, 1918. Co. F, Battalion 11, Depot Brigade, Signal Corps. Overseas service.

125h - Pvt. Oswald R. BLACK
Lincoln, NE. Born Neoga, IL Oct. 29, 1898. Entered the service Oct. 12, 1918. Students Army Training Corps, University of Nebraska. Discharged Dec. 13, 1918.