WWI Honor Roll
Lancaster Co., Nebraska

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82a - Lieutenant C. Le Roy Meisinger
Lincoln, NE. Born Plattsmouth, NE April 30, 1895. Son of Nannie and John B. Meisinger. Entered the service June 2, 1917. Signal Corps. Enlisted as private. Stationed at Camp Cody with 5th Nebraska Infantry. Transferred to Science and Research Division, Signal Corps. Commissioned at Washington, D. C., Sept. 1918. Then placed in charge of Meteorological Division, Fort Omaha. Inspecting Meteorological Stations in Aviation Camps.

82b - Lieutenant Harry B. Metheny
Lincoln, NE. Born Shelby, NE Sept. 2, 1892. Son of Kennette and Samuel Metheny. Married. Entered the service June 1917. Medical Department. Commissioned at Fort Riley, Aug. 27, 1917.

82c - Lieutenant Frederick H. Meyer
Lincoln, NE. Born Fillmore County March 17, 1891. Son of Margaret and Andrew Meyer. Married. Entered the service Aug. 27, 1918. Artillery. Air Service.

82d - Lieutenant Erson F. Miller
Lincoln, NE. Born Princeton, Ind. July 4, 1891. Married. Entered the service Aug. 1912. Infantry. With National Guard on Mexican border. Service in France from Oct. 26, 1918. With 78th Division in Army of Occupation.

82e - Lieutenant Ivan Mitchell
Lincoln, NE. Born Arlington, NE April 7, 1889. Son of Liddy and Benjamin Mitchell. Entered the service Aug. 25, 1917. Field Artillery. Anti-Aircraft Instructor. With Army of Occupation.


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83a - Lieutenant Wayne A. Montgomery
Lincoln, NE. Born Raymond, NE June 7, 1896. Son of Mary and Elmer Montgomery. Married. Entered the service May 1917. Field Artillery. Commissioned at Fort Snelling, Nov. 27, 1917. Assigned to Battery A, 8th Field Artillery. Fort Sill, Oklahoma. Discharged Dec. 17, 1918.

83b - Lieutenant Lawrence W. Moore
Lincoln, NE. Born Lincoln, NE Dec. 12, 1893. Son of Josephine and George Moore. Married. Entered the service Aug. 10, 1918. Dental Sergeant at Camp Pike.

83c - Lieutenant Harold P. Morgan
Lincoln, NE. Born Tobias, NE Oct. 2, 1893. Son of Jennie E. and Charles O. Morgan. Entered the service Aug. 29, 1918. Field Artillery. Commissioned at Camp Zachary Taylor. Discharged Dec. 1918.

83d -Lieutenant Thurston J. Morris
Lincoln, NE. Born Hebron, NE Nov. 12, 1894. Son of Ida and Andrew Morris. Married. Entered the service May 12, 1917. Co. D., 139th Infantry, 35 Division. Overseas service. With Army of Occupation.

83e - Lieutenant Carl W. Morrow
Lincoln, NE. Born Auburn, NE June 6, 1890. Son of Lue and W. H. Morrow. Wife, Faye. Entered the service June 1917. Medical Department. Field Hospital 21, Division 4. Commissioned as 1st Lieutenant at Fort Riley, Kan. July 1917. Active service in France. With Army of Occupation.


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84a - Lieutenant Charles K. Morse 
Lincoln, NE. Born Webster City, NE April 2, 1888. Wife, Jeane. Graduate of University of Nebraska. Entered the service Aug. 27, 1917. 2nd Officers Training Camp, Fort Snelling, 352nd Infantry. Service in France.

84b - Lieutenant George W. Nigh
Lincoln, NE. Born Seward, NE Feb. 8, 1890. Son of Mary and George Nigh. Married. Entered the service Sept. 1, 1917. 35th Engineers. Sailed for France Dec. 1917. Commissioned in France.

84c - Ensign M. W. Nigh
Lincoln, NE. Born Seward, NE May 3, 1894. Son of Mary and George Nigh. Married. Entered the service June 30, 1917. Navy. Headquarters at Boston during the war.

84d - Lieutenant Floyd S. Oldt
Lincoln, NE. Born Leona, Kan. Feb. 8, 1896. Son of Swallow and Edward J. Oldt. Entered the service Aug. 15, 1917. Infantry. Stationed with Transportation Corps at Le Mans, France.

84e - Lieutenant W. L. Osthoff
Lincoln, NE. Born Augusta, MO Jan. 21, 1895. Son of Ida and John Osthoff. Entered the service June 15, 1918. Infantry. Co. I, 6th Replacement Regiment, Camp Gordon, GA.


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85a - Lieutenant Charles W. Parks
Lincoln, NE. Born Lancaster County, NE June 20, 1888. Son of Mary and John H. Parks. Entered the service May 31, 1917. Medical Department. 127th Field Artillery, Camp Cody, N. M. Service in France.

85b - Lieutenant Claiborne G. Perry
Lincoln, NE. Born Wahoo, NE Nov. 1889. Son of Sarah and Thomas S. Perry. Entered the service 1917. Co. H, 331st Infantry, 88th Division. Commissioned at Fort Snelling. Active service in France.

85c - Ensign Alfred W. Petring
Lincoln, NE. Born Nebraska City, NE Nov. 16, 1895. Entered the service May 3, 1918. Engineering Department. Great Lakes Naval Training Station. Service with U. S. Cruiser Westerner. Overseas.

85d - Lieutenant Clovis A. Porter
Lincoln, NE. Born Clark, NE Aug. 6, 1888. Son of Lillie and William Porter. Married. Entered the service Sept. 19, 1917. 55th Engineers. Overseas service.

85e - Lieutenant Roy F. Powell
Lincoln, NE. Born Lincoln, NE, Nov. 7, 1894. Son of Margaret and J. F. Powell. Married. Entered the service May 23, 1917. Infantry. Received commission at Camp Lee, VA. Stationed at Camp Gordon. 157th Depot Brigade, 337th Infantry.


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86a - Lieutenant Dudley E. Price
Lincoln, NE. Born Mason City, IL Feb. 12, 1891. Son of Sarah and Dudley Price. Entered the service May 2, 1918. Co. D., 24th Machine Gun Battalion. Commissioned 2nd Lieutenant, Nov. 25, 1918. Stationed at Camp Fremont and Camp Hancock, GA.

86b - Lieutenant Frank J. Reed
Lincoln, NE. Born Seward County, NE Dec. 13, 1889. Son of Ellen and John Reed. Entered the service May 1917. Air Service. Entered 1st Officers Training Camp at Fort Snelling, May 1917. Transferred to Columbus, Ohio for ground work. Finished training in Italy. Commissioned there May 1918. Active service in France.

86c - Lieutenant E. Floyd Reed
Lincoln, NE. Born Seward County, NE Jan. 2, 1892. Son of Ellen and John Reed. Entered the service Aug. 1917. Infantry. Commissioned at Fort Snelling Nov. 1917. Served at Fort Sheridan and Camp Custer, Mich.

86d - Lieutenant Charles L. Rankin
Lincoln, NE. Born Ravenna, NE Sept. 19, 1894. Son of Viola and Henry H. Rankin. Entered the service Dec. 1917. Aerial Observer. Commissioned at Army Balloon School, Arcadia, CA.

86e - Lieutenant Frank E. Roeder
Lincoln, NE. Born Pittsfield, MA July 15, 1894. Son of Effie and Herman T. Roeder. Married. Entered the service May 20, 1917. Aviation. Received commission at Ebert's Field, Ark. Stationed at Rockwell Field, CA.


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87a - Lieutenant Clinton T. Ross
Lincoln, NE. Born Emporia, Kan. Jan. 17, 1891. Son of Ellen and Nimrod Ross. Entered the service Sept. 1918. Infantry. Graduate of University of Nebraska. Commissioned at Camp Pike, Ark.

87b - Lieutenant Chester C. Rounds
Lincoln, NE. Born Castana, Iowa Jan. 14, 1882. Son of Agnes and Edward Rounds. Entered the service Jan. 1916. Navy. Stationed on Cruiser St. Louis during the war. Transferred to Transport Service. Lieutenant Junior Grade.

87c - Lieutenant D. Kenneth Saunders 
Lincoln, NE. Born Chicago, IL Sept. 4, 1897. Son of Laddie and Ira Saunders. Entered the service May 15, 1918. Infantry. Received commission at Camp Dodge. Stationed at St. Nazaire, France with Co. L., 809th Pioneer Infantry.

87d - Lieutenant Edward L. Sayre Jr.
Lincoln, NE. Born Omaha, NE June 29, 1885. Son of Anne and Edward Sayre. Entered the service Sept. 1917. Infantry. In training at Camp Cody, N. M. Arrived overseas in Oct. 1918. With Army of Occupation.

87e - Lieutenant August Schmidt
Lincoln, NE. Born Lincoln, NE Nov. 22, 1888. Son of Emma and Henry Schmidt. Entered the service May 1917. Infantry. Overseas service with Co. L., 352nd Infantry, 88th Division.


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88a - Captain Paul W. Schroeder
Lincoln, NE. Born Goehner, NE Jan. 26, 1895. Son of Florence and Fred D. Schroeder. Entered the service July 27, 1917. Medical Department. Arrived overseas Aug. 1918. Active service with 141st Infantry, 36th Division.

88b - Lieutenant John K. Selleck
Lincoln, NE. Born Lincoln, NE Oct. 9, 1889. Son of Nellie and William A. Selleck. Entered the service Jan. 5, 1918. 36th Field Artillery. Trained at 3rd Officers Training Camp. Commissioned at Camp Jackson, S. C. Special artillery training at Fort Sills, Oklahoma. Radio Artillery at Columbia University. Mustered out at Camp Taylor, KY, Jan. 30, 1919.

88c - Lieutenant Roscoe E. Shutt
Lincoln, NE. Born Tamora, NE Jan. 14, 1894. Son of Orpha and John E. Shutt. Entered the service May 15, 1918. Field Artillery. Commissioned at Camp Taylor, Aug. 31, 1918. Graduate from School of Fire, Fort Sill, Dec. 13, 1918.

88d - Lieutenant Joseph Simon 
Lincoln, NE. Born Washington, Kan. April 21, 1893. Son of Addie and Benjamin Simon. Entered the service Jan. 15, 1918. Quartermaster Corps. Commissioned at Philadelphia, PA. Camp Johnston.

88e -Lieutenant Samuel Simon 
Lincoln, NE. Born Washington, Kan. Oct. 15, 1895. Son of Addie and Benjamin Simon. Entered the service Dec. 31, 1917. Quartermaster Corps. Received commission at Camp Johnston, Jacksonville, Fla.


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89a - Cadet Claude A. Simmons
Lincoln, NE. Born Cortland, NE Dec. 21, 1888. Son of Margaret and Lorenza Simmons. Married. Entered the service Jan. 23, 1918. Cadet Aviator. Fort Sill Training School and Officers Training Corps. New York Aero Squadron "E".

89b - Lieutenant Glen H. Sire
Lincoln, NE. Born Brock, NE July 25, 1899. Son of Nettie and Jules Sire. Entered the service June 5, 1918. Infantry. Received commission at Fort Sheridan, IL. Later sent to University of Illinois. Discharged Dec. 23, 1918.

89c - Lieutenant E. L. Sloniger
Lincoln, NE. Born Moorefield, NE July 11, 1896. Son of Margaret and C. P. Sloniger. Entered the service Dec. 8, 1917. Aviation. Arrived in France Sept. 1918. Assigned to Advanced Flying School.

89d - Lieutenant Alvin T. Smith
Scottsbluff, NE. Born Lyons, NE Jan. 21, 1891. Son of Emily and Oren Smith. Married. Entered the service June 16, 1918. Coast Artillery Corps. Received commission at Fort Monroe, VA. Arrived overseas Oct. 1918. Stationed at Angeres, France.

89e - Lieutenant Roscoe C. Smith
Lincoln, NE. Born Aurora, NE Oct. 18, 1884. Wife, Virginia. Entered the service May 1917. Medical Department. Graduate of Creighton Medical Department. Stationed at Fort Oglethorpe, GA, Co. 17, 5th Division.


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90a - Lieutenant Robert B. Snapp 
Lincoln, NE. Born Osawatomie, Kan. March 26, 1876. Son of Elizabeth and W. Snapp. Entered the service July 30, 1917. Engineers. Instructor at Fort Benjamin Harrison.

90b - Lieutenant Joseph F. Stara 
Lincoln, NE. Born Ord, NE July 12, 1889. Son of Elizabeth and Joseph Stara. Entered the service June 4, 1917. Infantry. Third Officers Training School, Leon Springs, Texas. Commissioned June 5, 1918. Discharged Dec. 1, 1918.

90c - Lieutenant Earl D. Starboard 
Lincoln, NE. Born Omaha, NE May 10, 1895. Son of Bessie and John E. Starboard. Entered the service May 1, 1918. Artillery. Commissioned at Camp Taylor, KY, Dec. 4, 1918.

90d - Lieutenant Harold M. Stephens
Denton, NE. Born Cass County, NE July 8, 1890. Son of Julia and Thomas E. Stephens. Entered the service Aug. 27, 1917. Battery E, 120th Field Artillery. Assigned to Artillery Camp at Saumur, France.

90e - Lieutenant Orville L. Stephens
Denton, NE. Born Cass County, NE Sept. 16, 1892. Son of Julia and Thomas E. Stephens. Entered the service Aug. 11, 1917. Aviation. Commissioned at Barron Field, Texas. Completed course in Aerial Gunnery.