WWI Honor Roll
Lancaster Co., Nebraska

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64a - Lieutenant Emory E. Church
Lincoln, NE. Born Milford, NE Dec.16, 1885. Son of Mrs. Nellie Church. Entered the service 1905. Served from 1905 to 1909 on U. S. S. Maryland. 1915 to 1919 on U. S. S. Prometheus (repair ship). Admiral Wilson's flagship.

64b - Lieutenant Stewart B. Claar
Lincoln, NE. Born Blair March 30, 1895. Son of Alma and Rufus Claar. Entered the service Oct.23, 1917. Aviation, Berkley, Cal., Dallas, Tex., San Antonio, Tex.

64c - Lieutenant Irwin A. Clark
Lincoln, NE. Born Ashland, NE May 5, 1895. Son of Mary and Frank Clark. Entered the service May 7, 1917. Field Artillery Corps. Commissioned as 2nd Lieutenant at Fort Niagara. Active service in France from August 1918.

64d - Lieutenant Dana F. Cole
Lincoln, NE. Born Neligh, NE March 8, 1894. Son of Charlotte and Willis W. Cole. Entered the service Jan. 5, 1918. Field Artillery. Commissioned at 3rd Officers Training Camp, Camp Funston, Kans. 327th Field Artillery. Overseas service.

64e - Lieutenant Horace E. Colley
Lincoln, NE. Born Terre Haute, IN Dec. 9, 1894. Son of Lula and W. R. Colley. Entered the service Nov. 1917. 370th Infantry, 93rd Division. Overseas service. Received commission in France.


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65a - Lieutenant Earl G. Colton
Lincoln, NE. Born Aurora, NE Oct. 21, 1898. Son of Minnie and Benjamin F. Colton. Entered the service Nov. 7, 1917. Aviation. Commissioned at Rockwell Field, San Diego. Was sent to Carlstrom Field as instructor in aerial gunnery.

65b - Lieutenant G. E. Combes 
Lincoln, NE. Born Lincoln, NE, May 14, 1889. Son of Mrs. Rosa Newcomb. Married. Entered the service May 1917. Quartermaster Corps. Commissioned 1st Officers Training Camp, Fort Snelling. Sailed for France - Dec. 1918. Transport service.

65c -Lieutenant John T. Connelly
Lincoln, NE. Born Dorchester, NE March 20, 1887. Son of Minnie and Thomas Connelly. Married. Entered the service Sept. 24, 1917. Veterinary. Camp Devens, Mass.

65d - Lieutenant J. Harold Cordner 
Lincoln, NE. Born Bethany, NE, Jan. 24, 1893. Son of Adella and John Cordner. Entered the service Dec. 26, 1917. Aviation. Received commission, Post Field, Fort Sill, Oklahoma. Stationed in Berkley, California. Discharged Jan. 17, 1919.

65e - Lieutenant V. Y. Coulter 
Lincoln, NE. Born Wymore, NE. July 10, 1893. Son of Idella and George Coulter. Married. Entered the service Sept. 10, 1917. Dental Corps. Dental Surgeon, 124th Field Artillery. Served in France.


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66a - Lieutenant Warde Cousins 
Lincoln, NE. Born Omaha, NE. Dec. 14, 1896. Married. Volunteered May 21, 1917. Tank service. Overseas.

66b - Lieutenant George W. Covey
College View, NE. Born Forman, ND Dec. 5, 1889. Son of Mary and Daniel Covey. Married. Entered the service Feb. 20, 1918. Medical Department. Base Hospital No.49. American Expeditionary Forces.

66c - Lieutenant Oakley R. Cox
Lincoln, NE. Born Beatrice, NE. Feb. 19, 1895. Son of Mrs. Mabel Cox. Entered the service May 1917. Motor Transportation Corps. Landed in France Sept. 1917.

66d - Lieutenant Paul M. Cozier
University Place, NE. Born Aurora, NE. July 25, 1895. Son of Mary and Melvin Cozier. Entered the service Sept. 1917. Aviation. Rockwell Field, San Diego, CA.

66e - Lieutenant John D. Curtis
Lincoln, NE. Born Lincoln, NE. Jan. 22, 1896. Son of Bertha and John T. Curtis. Entered the service July 1917. Infantry. Received commission at Officers Training Camp, Omaha Ambulance Co., Louisville, KY. Stationed at Newport News, VA.


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67a - Lieutenant Carl C. Dale
Lincoln, NE. Born Lancaster County April 19, 1893. Son of Emma and I. F. Dale. Married. Entered the service July 6, 1918. Field Artillery. Commissioned at Camp Funston, KS. Sent to Camp Custer, Mich. Assigned to 40th Field Artillery.

67b - Lieutenant Ernest E. Dale
Lincoln, NE. Born Lancaster County Sept. 10, 1888. Son of Emma and I. F. Dale. Entered the service May 14, 1917. 48th Field Artillery. Camp Custer. Commissioned August 16, 1917. Discharged Dec.6, 1918.

67c - Lieutenant Arch H. Davis
Lincoln, NE. Born Marshall, MO Jan. 27, 1894. Son of Alberta and George Davis. Entered the service April 25, 1917. 41st Infantry, 10th Division. Received commission at Fort Snelling. Overseas service.

67d - Lieutenant Walter F. Day
Lincoln, NE. Born Cairo, IL Dec. 10, 1895. Son of Rev. and Mrs. E. E. Day. Married. Entered the service May 13, 1917. Headquarters Co., 351st Infantry, 88th Division. Commissioned as 2nd Lieutenant at Fort Snelling. Promoted to 1st Lieutenant in Aug. 1918. Active service in France. Also instructor in Divisional School of Arms in France.

67e - Lieutenant Herman S. Delano
Lincoln, NE. Born Imlay City, Mich. March 25, 1895. Son of Ada and William Delano. Entered the service Dec. 15, 1917. Aviation. Bombing Division. Reserve Officers Training Corps. University of Nebraska. Ground school work at California. Commissioned July 19, 1918. Active service. Member of American Commission to negotiate peace (War damages in Allied Countries).


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68a - Lieutenant Lloyd H. Dillon
Havelock, NE. Born McCook, NE. Dec. 25, 1897. Son of Mary and Ira Lee Dillon. Entered the service June 3, 1918. Infantry. Instructor at Detroit, Mich.

68b - Lieutenant Eugene C. Dinsmore 
Lincoln, NE. Born Fairbury, NE. Sept. 22, 1895. Son of Emma and Francis W. Dinsmore. Entered the service June 1917. Commissioned 2nd Officers Training Camp, Fort Snelling. Headquarters Co., 8th Field Artillery. Service in France. With Army of Occupation.

68c - Lieutenant Francis E. Dinsmore
Lincoln, NE. Born Fairbury, NE. Jan. 10, 1890. Son of Emma and Francis W. Dinsmore. Entered the service June 1917. Infantry. Graduate of Commissioned Officers Training School. Camp Gordon, GA, Oct. 15, 1918. Later appointed instructor at same school. Service in demobilization headquarters.

68d - Lieutenant Robert J. Drake
Lincoln, NE. Born Doniphan Co., KS October 31, 1889. Son of Ella and Robert Drake. Entered the service Aug.18, 1917. Infantry. Trained and commissioned as 2nd Lieutenant at Camp Dodge, IA, Aug. 1918. Discharged Dec. 10, 1918.

68e - Lieutenant William W. Eddy
Lincoln, NE. Born Wisconsin, Feb. 26, 1860. Son of Sarah and John Eddy. Married. Entered the service Aug. 1917. Quartermaster Corps. Commissioned 1st Lieutenant Nov. 3, 1917. Commanding Officer Fire Truck and Hose Co. No. 313.


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69a - Lieutenant William F. Familton
Lincoln, NE. Born Gothenburg, NE. Sept. 14, 1885. Son of Sue and Benjamin Familton. Married. Entered the service Aug. 1917. Infantry. 2nd Officers Training Corps, Fort Snelling, MN. Assigned to Co. A, 41st Infantry, Fort Crook. Transferred to Camp Funston, KS.

69b - Lieutenant Elmer L. Farmer 
Lincoln, NE. Born Syracuse, NE. April 17, 1891. Son of Emma and John Farmer. Married. Entered the service June 14, 1917. Infantry. Received commission Oct. 14, 1918, Camp Gordon, GA. Discharged at Camp Sherman, Ohio.

69c - Lieutenant Jules V. Farrington
Lincoln, NE. Born Minneapolis, MN Sept. 13, 1892. Son of Mr. and Mrs. James Farrington. Entered the service May 12, 1918. Army, Dental Corps. Commissioned at Camp Greenleaf, GA. Overseas service.

69d - Lieutenant R. W. Faulkner
Lincoln, NE. Born Lincoln, NE Nov. 14, 1894. Son of Jennie and A. O. Faulkner. Entered the service Jan. 5, 1918. Infantry. Commissioned at Camp Taylor, KY June 5, 1918. Served at Camp Sherman, Camp Pike, Camp McArthur, Camp Shelby.

69e - Lieutenant A. E. Faulkner
Lincoln, NE. Born York, NE July 18, 1890. Son of Jennie and A. O. Faulkner. Married. Entered the service Aug. 15, 1918. Field Artillery. Officers Training Corps at Camp Zachary Taylor. Commissioned Dec. 3, 1918. Discharged Dec. 4, 1918.


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70a - Lieutenant Walton C. Ferris
Lincoln, NE. Born Solon, Michigan Oct. 18, 1895. Son of Mary and Frank Ferris. Volunteered Dec. 8, 1917. Air Service, Engineer Department, Texas.

70b - Lieutenant Harry E. Flansburg
Lincoln, NE. Born Alma, NE Feb. 12, 1885. Son of Clara and Claude Flansburg. Entered the service Jan. 17, 1918. Medical Department. Received commission Jan. 17, 1918. American Expeditionary Forces with Base Hospital No. 49. Part-time with detached service in Argonne Woods.

70c - Lieutenant Robert H. Flansburg
Lincoln, NE. Born Alma, NE Feb. 1, 1893. Son of Clara and Claude Flansburg. Entered the service April 1917. Infantry. Commissioned as 2nd Lieutenant at Fort Snelling, Aug. 1917. Active service in France from Aug. 29, 1917. Attached to Co. B, 103rd Machine Gun Battalion, 52nd Brigade, 26th Division. Had charge of platoon when killed by exploding shell while resisting assault of Prussian Guards at Xivray on Toul Sector, June 16, 1918.

70d - Lieutenant Joseph F. Folsom
Lincoln, NE. Born Wahoo, NE Jan. 9, 1896. Son of Anna and David Folsom. Entered the service May 7, 1917. Received commission at Fort Monroe, VA, March 27, 1918. Stationed at Port of Embarkation with 36th Coast Artillery Corps, Newport News, VA.

70e - Lieutenant George N. Foster
Lincoln, NE. Born Sterling, NE Dec. 29, 1885. Son of Mary and Frank B. Foster. Married. Volunteered July 16, 1918. Infantry. Commissioned Sept. 16, 1918 at Fort Sheridan, IL. Personnel Adjutant, Students Army Training Corps, University of Nebraska, from Sept. 25 to Dec. 25, 1918. Discharged Jan. 20, 1919.


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71a - Lieutenant Edward L. Fraker 
Lincoln, NE. Born Hastings, NE Sept. 17, 1898. Son of Ettie and Don Fraker. Entered the service June 21, 1916. Infantry. Camp Cody, NM. Transferred to Camp Hancock, GA where he received his commission Oct. 1918.

71b - Lieutenant Alvin J. Gable
Lincoln, NE. Born Glen Rock, PA Jan. 27, 1895. Son of Mary and William A. Gable. Married. Entered the service Oct. 1, 1914. Infantry Supply Co., 350th Infantry. Overseas service.

71c - Lieutenant George W. Gilligan
Lincoln, NE. Born Tecumseh, NE June 25, 1893. Son of Mrs. Dora F. Gilligan. Married. Entered the service Aug. 27, 1917. Infantry. Commissioned 1st Lieutenant at 2nd Officers Training Corps, Fort Snelling, Co. D, 41st Infantry.

71d - Lieutenant Edwin R. Gardner
Lincoln, NE. Born Lincoln, NE June 16, 1894. Son of Anna and James E. Gardner. Entered the service Aug. 18, 1917. Field Artillery. Commissioned at Camp Woods, WA. Served at Fort Riley, Fort Logan, Camp Lewis.

71e - Lieutenant Arthur G. George
Lincoln, NE. Born Jan. 12, 1889. Son of Emma and N. C. George. Married. Entered the service Aug. 17, 1918. Infantry. Camp Pike, Ark.