WWI Honor Roll
Lancaster Co., Nebraska

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91a - Lieutenant Leslie C. Stevens
Lincoln, NE. Born Kearney, NE Feb. 19, 1895. Son of Minnie and Leslie Stevens. Wife Nell. Entered the service 1915. Graduated Annapolis Naval Training School. Overseas destroyer service on U. S. S. Balch. Junior Lieut. in Navy.

91b - Lieutenant Don W. Stewart
Lincoln, NE. Born Lincoln, NE Dec. 6, 1891. Son of Alice and John Stewart. Entered the service Oct. 31, 1917. Air service. Commissioned at Camp John Wise, San Antonio, Texas. Omaha Balloon School.

91c - Lieutenant John B. Stoddard 
Lincoln, NE. Born Omaha, NE July 15, 1895. Wife Katherine. Entered the service May 12, 1917. Field Artillery. 1st Officers Training Camp at Fort Snelling. Assigned to 338th Field Artillery. Overseas service.

91d - Ensign Allen J. Sutherland 
Lincoln, NE. Born Waverly, NE May 1, 1896. Son of Minnie and Alfred Sutherland. Entered the service April 29, 1918. Great Lakes Naval Training Station. Commissioned at Pelham Bay, New York. Patrol duty on U. S. S. Cornelius.

91e - Lieutenant Earl L. Swartz
Lincoln, NE. Born Lincoln, NE July 23, 1893. Son of Electa and Adam Swartz. Entered the service Nov. 1913. Arrived overseas Oct. 1918. Commissioned at Camp Cody, Oct. 2, 1918. Stationed in France with 144th Machine Gun Battalion, 40th Division.


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92a - Lieutenant Clark D. Spivey
Lincoln, NE. Born New Windsor, Ill. Feb. 24, 1885. Son of Isadora and James Spivey. Married. Entered the service Sept. 1917. Medical Department. Base Hospital No. 85, Paris, France.

92b - Ensign George G. Swingle
Lincoln, NE. Born Lincoln, NE Sept. 27, 1893. Son of Armilda and Calvin Swingle. Entered the service July 10, 1917. Commissioned at Princeton, N. J.

92c - Lieutenant Burke W. Taylor
Lincoln, NE. Born Tobias, NE Aug. 9, 1894. Son of Lauretta and William H. Taylor. Married. Entered the service Sept. 23, 1917. Graves Registration Service, Quartermaster's Corps. Arrived in France April 28, 1918. Received commission in France.

92d - Lieutenant James H. Taylor
Lincoln, NE. Born Pennsylvania Feb. 21, 1892. Son of Cornelia and James Taylor. Entered the service June 1917. Company I, 351st Infantry, 88th Division. Commissioned at Fort Snelling in Aug. 1917. Sailed for France Aug. 1918.

92e - Lieutenant Alleyene N. Thurber
Lincoln, NE. Born Sutherland, NE July 16, 1895. Son of Sadie and Banks G. Thurber. Married. Entered the service May 12, 1917. Commissioned Nov. 27, 1917. Assigned to 40th Infantry. Transferred to Company I, 78th Infantry. Discharged Feb. 7, 1919.


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93a - Lieutenant O. O. Tucker
Lincoln, NE. Born Hamlin June 25, 1890. Son of Olive and John J. Tucker. Entered the service June 1918. Received commission at New Haven, Conn. In training at 3rd Service Co., Officer's Training Corps.

93b - Lieutenant R. S. Uhl 
Lincoln, NE. Born Lincoln, NE June 17, 1888. Son of Lena and John Uhl. Married.  Entered the service July 1916. Infantry. On border with 5th Nebraska National Guards in 1916. Camp Cody with 134th Infantry.

93c - Lieutenant Harold B. Vifquain
Havelock, NE. Born Lyons, NE Dec. 12, 1893. Son of May and John B. Vifquain. Married. Entered the service Aug. 27, 1918. Field Artillery. Commissioned at Camp Taylor, Dec. 11, 1918.

93d - Lieutenant G. O. Van Meter
Lincoln, NE. Born Sept. 22, 1868. Son of Annie and Jacob Van Meter. Married. Entered the service May 11, 1917. Quartermaster's Corps. Overseas service.

93e - Lieutenant G. E. Van Meter
Lincoln, NE. Born Jan. 25, 1896. Son of Fannie and G. O. Van Meter. Graduate of University of Nebraska. Entered the service Aug. 28, 1917. Infantry. Fort Snelling.



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94a - Lieutenant Ray E. Wadsworth
Lincoln, NE. Born England. Son of Mary and George Wadsworth. Entered the service June 1917. Commissioned at 1st Officer's Training Camp, Fort Snelling, Minn. Assigned to Camp Devon's, Mass., 12 Battalion, Depot Brigade.

94b - Lieutenant Melvin Vorhees
Lincoln, NE. Born Seneca, Kansas, May 1, 1897. Son of Hattie and Mensfield E. Vorhees. Married. Entered the service Jan. 1918. Aviation. Graduate of Berkley Ground School, Aug. 1918. Transferred to Sutter Field, GA. Commissioned Dec. 1918.

94c - Lieutenant Edgar J. Waite
Lincoln, NE. Born Kramer, NE June 5, 1894. Son of Barbara and Adolph Waite. Entered the service April 27, 1918. Infantry. Overseas service.

94d - Lieutenant Leland L. Waters 
Lincoln, NE. Born Lincoln, NE May 9, 1898. Son of Ida and George L. Waters. Entered the service Oct. 1917. Aviation. Ground School at Austin, Texas. Commissioned at Kelly Field, May 9, 1918. Senior Aviator.

94e - Lieutenant Arthur B. Walker
Lincoln, NE. Born Saulsburg, PA, March 31, 1878. Son of Mary and Rev. John G. Walker. Married. Entered the service June 1917. Medical Department. Medical Reserve Officer's Corps.


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95a - Lieutenant Adin H. Webb 
Lincoln, NE. Born Colorado Sept. 7, 1887. Son of Elizabeth and E. L. Webb. Entered the service March 25, 1918. Medical Department. Reported to Army Medical School, Washington, D. C. Went to Blackpool, England. Attached to Royal Army. Took course in War Surgery and Diseases at Leeds, Eng. Chief Surgeon at Hospital in England. Active service in France and Belgium.

95b - Lieutenant Calvin Webster
Lincoln, NE. Born Lincoln, NE June 13, 1896. Son of O. W. Webster. Entered the service May 1917. Received commission at Fort Snelling. Sailed for France, July 1918. Active service. Field Artillery. With Army of Occupation in Germany.

95c - Lieutenant Fred W. Webster 
Lincoln, NE. Born Lincoln, NE April 13, 1883. Son of Helen and William Webster. Married. Entered the service Jan. 21, 1918. Medical Department. Received commission Jan. 21, 1918. Arrived overseas July 28, 1918. Base Hospital, No. 49. Allerey, France.

95d - Lieutenant Everett R. Wells
Lincoln, NE. Arrived overseas Oct. 1918. Signal Corps. With Army of Occupation in Germany.

95e - Lieutenant Romer G. Weyant 
Lincoln, NE. Born Lincoln, NE March 24, 1895. Son of Lerene and Alfred Weyant. Married. Entered the service April 7, 1917. Signal Corps. Aviation Section.


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96a - Lieutenant Alva N. White
Lincoln, NE. Born Auburn, NE Aug. 12, 1895. Son of Sadie and William E. White. Entered the service May 1916. Infantry. On Border 1916. Commissioned at Camp Cody. Overseas service.

96b - Lieutenant William O. Widener 
Lincoln, NE. Born York, NE June 5, 1892. Son of May and William Widener. Married. Entered the service June 29, 1917. Camp Cody, New Mexico. With Army of Occupation in Germany.

96c - Lieutenant Clyde E. Wilcox
Havelock, NE. Born Oshtemo, Mich., Feb. 20, 1898. Son of Lilly and James T. Wilcox. Entered the service Aug. 2, 1917. Air Service. Received commission at Call Field , Wichita Falls. Stationed at Don Field, Fla.

96d - Lieutenant James B. Williams
Lincoln, NE. Born Mayview, Kansas July 28, 1889. Son of Cora and John W. Williams. Married. Entered the service June 1918. Senior Lieut. in Navy. Physician and Surgeon. Stationed at New London, Conn.

96e - Lieutenant Paul K. Williams
Lincoln, NE. Born Ryan, Oklahoma, June 6, 1896. Son of Mary and William Williams. Entered the service July 1, 1914. Aviation. Instructor in Night Bombing.


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97a - Lieutenant Ross L. Williams 
Lincoln, NE. Born Iowa, Oct. 9, 1888. Son of Maude and Frank Williams. Married. Entered the service May 15, 1917. Machine Gun Battalion, 132nd Infantry. In battle of Argonne-Meuse. Killed in action Oct. 10, 1918.

97b - Lieutenant Stephen A. Wilson
Lincoln, NE. Born Columbus, NE Feb. 4, 1894. Son of Mae and Thomas Wilson. Entered the service July 24, 1918. Infantry. Received commission at Camp Pike, Ark.

97c - Ensign Walter F. Wilson
Lincoln, NE. Born Lincoln, NE Oct. 1, 1892. Son of Emma and Henry H. Wilson. Entered the service May 17, 1917. Navy. Deck Officer. Trained at Pelham Bay Park, N. Y. Attached to U. S. transport on convoy duty.

97d - Lieutenant Reginald D. Woodruff
Lincoln, NE. Born Lincoln, NE Dec. 23, 1895. Son of Rose and Lorenzo Woodruff. Married. Entered the service Feb. 20, 1918. Signal Corps. Aviation Shipping Department, N. Y.

97e - Lieutenant George I. Bowling
Lincoln, NE. Born Princeton, NE Nov. 19, 1881. Son of Rosa Bowling. Married. Entered the service 1899. Infantry. Active service.



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98a - Lieutenant Clair E. Wolford 
Lincoln, NE. Born Unadilla, NE March 11, 1892. Son of Amy and David I. Wolford. Entered the service June 1916. Infantry. Enlisted as private. Promoted to Supply Sergeant, to 2nd Lieutenant, then to 1st Lieutenant, 11th Infantry, 5th Division. Service in France.

98b - Lieutenant Carl J. Wolford 
Lincoln, NE. Born Adams, NE Jan. 22, 1895. Son of Amy and David I. Wolford. Entered the service June 1916. Infantry. Enlisted as private. Afterward made Regimental Supply Serg. Commissioned at Fort Snelling. Assigned to Co. F, 809th Pioneer Infantry. Overseas service.

98c - Lieutenant Henry C. Woods
Lincoln, NE. Born Lincoln, NE Oct. 24, 1895. Son of Nell and Frank Woods. Entered the service May 1917. Field Artillery. Overseas service.

98d - Lieutenant Hayden D. Hughes
Lincoln, NE. Born Trenton, NE July 4, 1892. Son of Mrs. Judith A. Hughes. Entered the service March 13, 1916. Co. A, 5th Nebraska Infantry. Commissioned 2nd Lieutenant, Aug. 15, 1917. Assigned to Co. A, 337th Machine Gun Battalion, 88th Division. Camp Dodge, Iowa. Commissioned to 1st Lieut. Aug. 1, 1918. Discharged March 14, 1919.

98e - Lieutenant Thomas C. Woods
Lincoln, NE. Born Lincoln, NE Oct. 24, 1895. Son of Nell and Frank Woods. Married. Entered the service May 1917. Field Artillery. Overseas service.


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99a - Lieutenant Frank R. Young 
Lincoln, NE. Born Alliance, NE June 12, 1892. Son of Lizzie and George W. Young. Entered the service Dec. 4, 1917. Quartermaster Transport Department. Commissioned as 2nd Lieut. at Camp Johnston, Jacksonville, Fla.

99b - Lieutenant Carleton C. Young
Lincoln, NE. Born Lincoln, NE Oct. 9, 1894. Son of Lute and H. C. Young. Entered the service May 15, 1918. Infantry. Commissioned at Camp Lee. 1st Battalion, 154th Depot Brigade, Camp Meade. Acting Adjutant at Camp Meade.

99c - Lieutenant James L. Zimmerman
Lincoln, NE. Born Ulysses, NE Jan. 29, 1894. Son of Mary and E. B. Zimmerman. Entered the service June 14, 1917. Aviation. Trained at Urbana, Ill. Received commission at Wilbur Wright Field. Served in France. With Army of Occupation.

99d - Lieutenant Samuel C. Zimmerman
Lincoln, NE. Born Pueblo, CO, Sept. 28, 1892. Son of Margaret and S. S. Zimmerman. Entered the service Jan. 5, 1918. Infantry. With 354th Regiment, 89th Division, Camp Funston, Kansas until May 18, 1918. Transferred to Camp Lee, VA. Discharged Dec. 22, 1918.

99e - Lieutenant Edwin F. Hoke
Lincoln, NE. Born Auburn, NE Nov. 6, 1892. Son of Ada and Fred Hoke. Entered the service April 23, 1914. With National Guard. Infantry. Six months active service overseas.