WWI Company K
of
Jefferson County, Ohio
1917-1918

by Danice Ryan



The World War I Medal above was presented to the Soldiers of Jefferson County, Ohio
in appreciation of their service and defense of Freedom.

The backside has "Awarded to (soldier's name inserted) by the
citizens of Jefferson County, Ohio for service in the World's Great War
for liberty and the freedom of all nations".

These were also referred to as a Peace Medallion which were also
presented to civilians who made a difference serving on the home
front in Jefferson County during the war.




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ALLISON, Alex Nelson; born 24 Nov 1892 Steubenville, Ohio; Medium height; Medium build; Brown eyes; Brown hair. Enlisted 20 Sep 1917 aged 25 years at Steubenville, Ohio in the National Army; Co K 332 Infantry to Discharge Corporal 1 Nov 1917; Private 27 June 1918. Vittorio-Veneto; Defensive Sector. American Expeditionary Forces 8 June 1918 to 15 Apr 1919. Honorable discharge 3 May 1919.
AMEND, Edward; born 21 Jul 1890 Columbus, Ohio; Medium height; Medium build; Blue eyes; Brown hair. Enlisted 2 Apr 1918 at Toledo, Ohio aged 27 yrs 9 mos in the National Army; 30 Co 8 Training Battalion 158 Depot Brigade to 22 Apr 1918; Co K 332 Infantry to Discharge Private Vittorio-Veneto; Defensive Sector. American Expeditionary Forces 8 June 1918 to 15 Apr 1918. Honorable discharge 3 May 1919.
ARMENTROUT, Jonah R.; born at Dodsonville, Ohio; Enlisted 29 Mar 1918 aged 28 yrs 1 mo at Hillsboro, Ohio in the National Army; 32 Co 8 Training Battalion 158 Depot Brigade to 22 Apr 1918; Co K 332 Infantry to Discharge Mechanic 10 July 1918. Vittorio-Veneto; Defensive Sector. American Expeditionary Forces 8 June 1918 to 15 Apr 1919. Honorable discharge 3 May 1919.
BABB, John L.; born at Casstown, Ohio; Born 24 Aug 1886. Assigned 2 Lieutenant Infantry 27 Nov 1917 from CL Fort Benj Harrison Ind. 27 Aug 1917, Nov. 1917. 331 Infantry 83 Division to 28 July 1918; 332 Infantry to Discharge Cp Sherman, O.; Cp Merritt NJ; France. Vittorio-Veneto; Defensive Sector. American Expeditionary Forces 4 June 1918 to 18 Apr 1919. Honorable discharge 19 May 1919.
BARROW, Harley Franklin; born 20 Jan 1890 at Allensbury, Ohio; Medium height; Medium build; Brown eyes; Brown hair. Enlisted 29 Mar 1918 at Hillsboro, Ohio aged 28 years 2 mos in the National Army; 158 Depot Brigade to 21 Apr 1918; Co K 332 Infantry to Discharge Mechanic 10 July 1918. Vittorio-Veneto; Defensive Sector. American Expeditionary Forces 8 June 1918 to 14 Apr 1919. Honorable discharge 29 May 1919.
BARTHOLD, George J; born 11 Feb 1895; Tall height; Slender build; Borwn eyes; Brown hair. Enlisted 6 Sep 1917 aged 22 years 7 mos at Steubenville, Ohio aged 22 years 7 mos in the National Army; Co K 332 Infantry to 15 Oct 1918; Co A 332 Infantry to Discharge Sergeant 25 Oct 1917; Private 11 July 1918; Private, first class 10 Aug 1918; Private 15 Oct 1918; Corporal 21 Feb 1919. Vittorio-Veneto; Defensive Sector. American Expeditionary Forces 8 Jul.
BAUMBERGER, Alvin Piegoy ; born 18 Jan 1892 at Beallsville, Ohio; Tall height; Medium build; Grey eyes; Light hair. Enlisted 20 Sep 1917 aged 25 years 8 mos at Steubenville, Ohio in the National Army; Co K 332 Infantry to Discharge Private, first class 1 Jan 1918. Vittorio-Veneto; Defensive Sector. American Expeditionary Forces 8 June 1918 to 15 Apr 1919. Honorable discharge 3 May 1919.
BECKETT, Alva E.; born 30 Dec 1894 at Belmont County, Ohio; Medium height; Stout build; Grey eyes; Brown hair. Enlisted 20 Sep 1917 aged 22 years 9 mos at Steubenville, Ohio in the National Army; Co K 332 Infantry to Discharge, Corporal 23 Nov 1917; Private 1 Apr 1918; Corporal 22 May 1918. Vittorio-Ventto; Defensive Sector. American Expeditionary Forces 8 June 1918 to 15 Apr 1919. Honorable discharge 3 May 1919.
BELL, Wilbur B.; born 11 Feb 1896 at New Alexandria, Ohio; Medium height; Medium build; Gray eyes; Brown hair. Enlisted 20 Sep 1917 aged 21 years 8 mos at Steubenville, Ohio in the National Army; Co K 332 Infantry to Discharge Private, first class 1 Jan 1918. Vittorio-Veneto; Defensive Sector. American Expeditionary Forces 8 June 1918 to 15 Apr 1919. Honorable discharge 3 May 1919.
BERTRAM, Edward R.; born 15 Aug 1891 at Steubenville, Ohio;Medium height; Medium build; Gray eyes; Brown hair. Enlisted 20 Sep 1917 aged 26 years 1 mo at Steubenville, Ohio in the National Army; Co K 332 Infantry to Discharge Private, first class 14 March 1918; Corporal 22 May 1918. Vittorio-Veneto; Defensive Sector. American Expeditionary Forces 8 June 1918 to 15 Apr 1919. Honorable discharge 3 May 1919.
BIGGIO, Andrew A.; born 17 July 1886 at New York, New York; Medium height; Medium build; Brown eyes; Black hair. Enlisted 5 Oct 1917 aged 31 years 2 mos at Steubenville, Ohio in the National Army; Co K 332 Infantry to Discharge Private first class 1 Jan 1918. Vittorio-Veneto; Defense Sector. American Expeditionary Forces 8 June 1918 to 15 Apr 1919. Honorable discharge 3 May 1919.
BLAKE, Robert;born 8 Jun 1889 at New Elizabeth, Ohio; Tall height; Slender build; Blue eyes; Black hair. Enlisted 10 Apr 1918 aged 28 years 10 mos at Fayette in the National Army; 158 Depot Brigade to 21 Apr 1918; Co K 331 Infantry to 6 July 1918; Co K 332 Infantry to Discharge Private Vittorio-Veneto; Defensive Sector. American Expeditionary Forces 6 June 1918 to 15 Apr 1919. Honorable discharge 3 May 1919.
BOGGS, John Nelson; born 4 Apr 1893 at Steubenville, Ohio; Tall height; Stout build; Blue eyes; Light hair. Enlisted 20 Sep 1917 aged 24 years 5 mos at Steubenville, Ohio in the National Army; Co K 332 Infantry to Discharge, first class 14 March 1918. Vittorio-Veneto; Defensive Sector. American Expeditionary Forces 8 June 1918 to 15 Apr 1919. Honorable discharge 3 May 1919.
BRADY, Homer L.; born North Baltimore, Ohio. Enlisted 27 Apr 1918 aged 21 years 5 mos at Bowling Green, Ohio in the National Army; 158 Depot Brigade to 2 May 1918; Co K 322 Infantry to Discharge Private Vittorio-Veneto; Defensive Sector. American Expeditionary Forces 8 June 1918 to 15 Apr 1919. Honorable discharge 3 May 1919.
BRESSLER, Brice H.; born 5 May 1896 at Weston, Ohio; Medium height; Medium build;Brown eyes; Brown hair. Enlisted 27 Apr 1918 aged 22 years at Bowling Green, Ohio in the National Army; 158 Depot Brigade to 2 May 1918; Co K 332 Infantry to Discharge Private Vittoro-Veneto; Defensive Sector. American Expeditionary Forces 8 June 1918 to 15 Apr 1919. Honorable discharge 3 May 1919.
BRISTOW, Charles; born 11 Dec 1894 at London, England. Enlisted 27 Apr 1918 aged 23 years 5 mos at Bowling Green, Ohio in the National Army; Co K 332 Infantry to Discharge Private Vittorio-Veneto; Defensive Sector. American Expeditionary Forces 8 June 1918 to 15 Apr 1919. Honorable discharge 3 May 1919.
BROWN, George M.; born 19 May 1896 at Lemoyne,Ohio; Tall height; Slender build; Blue eyes; Light hair. Enlisted 27 Apr 1918 aged 21 years 11 mos at Bowling Green, Ohio in the National Army; 30 Co 8 Training Battalion 158 Depot Brigade to 2 May 1918; Co K 332 Infantry to Discharge Corporal 12 Aug 1918. Defensive Sector. American Expeditionary Forces 8 June 1918 to 15 Apr 1919. Honorable discharge 3 May 1919.
BROWN, Stanley Samuel; born 18 Apr 1894 at McKeesport, Pennsylvania; Short height; Medium build; Blue eyes; Light hair. Enlisted 1 Apr 1918 aged 23 years 11 mos at Niles, Ohio in the National Army; 158 Depot Brigade to 22 Apr 1918; Co K 332 Infantry to Discharge Private, first class 10 Aug 1918. Vittorio-Veneto; Defensive Sector. American Expeditionary Forces 8 June 1918 to 15 Apr 1919. Honorable discharge 3 May 1919.
BURNS, Robert Emmett; born 8 Nov 1891 at Steubenville, Ohio; 6" 1 height; Stout build; Dark eyes; Brown hair. Enlisted 20 Sep 1917 aged 25 years 10 mos at Steubenville, Ohio in the National Army; Co K 332 Infantry to Discharge Private, first class 1 Jan 1918; Corporal 22 May 1918; Sergeant 11 July 1918. Vittorio-Veneto; Defensive Sector. American Expeditionary Forces 8 June 1918 to 15 Apr 1919. Honorable discharge 3 May 1919.
BYERS, Jonas Elmore; born 12 Oct 1889 at Toronto, Ohio; Short height; Stout build; Brown eyes; Light hair. Enlisted 20 Sep 1917 aged 27 years 11 mos at Steubenville, Ohio in the National Army; Co K 332 Infantry to Discharge Private, first class 14 March 1918. Vittorio-Veneto; Defensive Sector. American Expeditionary Forces 8 June 1918 to 15 Apr 1919. Honorable discharge 3 May 1919.
CAHILL, John Joseph; born 5 Dec 1882; Tall height; Slender build; Blue eyes; Dark Brown hair. Served in Co K as Rifle Grenadier.
CASHMAN, Thomas Joseph; born 22 Aug 1886 at Mercer County, Ohio; Tall height; Medium build; Grey eyes; Light hair. Enlisted 28 Mar 1918 aged 31 years 5 mos at Lima, Ohio in the National Army; 158 Depot Brigade to 8 May 1918; Co M 331 Infantry to 3 July 1918; Co K 332 Infantry to Discharge Private Vittorio-Veneto; Defensive Sector. American Expeditionary Forces 6 June 1918 to 15 Apr 1919. Honorable discharge 3 May 1919.
CHAMBERLAIN, James E.; born at Cygnet, Ohio; Enlisted 27 Apr 1918 aged 26 years 8 mos at Bowling Green, Ohio in the National Army; Co K 332 Infantry to Discharge Private, first class 10 Aug 1918; Private 9 March 1919. Vittorio-Veneto. American Expeditionary Forces 8 June 1918 to 15 Apr 1919. Honorable discharge 3 May 1919.
CILENTI, Valentino; born 3 Aug 1894 in Vico, Italy; Medium height; Medium build; Brown eyes; Brown hair. Enlisted 28 Mar 1918 aged 23 years 10 mos at Cleveland, Ohio in the National Army; 158 Depot Brigade to 21 Apr 1918; Co M 331 Infantry to 3 July 1918; Co K 332 Infantry to Discharge Private Vittorio-Veneto. American Expeditionary Forces 5 June 1918 to 15 Apr 1919. Honorable discharge 3 May 1919.
COLONNA, Marino; born 3 May 1896 in Pratola Pelegna Acquila, Italy; Medium height; Slender build; Brown eyes; Brown hair. Enlisted 26 Apr 1918 aged 21 years 11 mos at Cincinnati, Ohio in the National Army; Co M 331 Infantry to 3 July 1918; Co K 332 Infantry to Discharge Private Vittorio-Veneto. American Expeditionary Forces 5 June 1918 to 15 Apr 1919. Honorable discharge 3 May 1919. Prior Service: National Guard Cincinnati, Ohio 30 June 1917; Battery F 3 Field.
COMPTON, Everett I.; born at Fall Branch, Tennessee. Enlisted 5 Nov 1917 aged 23 years 9 mos at Akron, Ohio in the National Army; Co K 332 Infantry to Discharge Private, first class 14 March 1918. Vittorio-Veneto; Defensive Sector. American Expeditionary Forces 8 June 1918 to 15 Apr 1919. Honorable discharge 3 May 1919.
CONN, Frank Anderson; born 14 Sep 1892 at Steubenville, Ohio; Medium height; Slender build; Blue eyes; Light hair. Enlisted 20 Sep 1917 aged 25 years at Steubenville, Ohio in the National Army; Co K 332 Infantry to Discharge Coropal 1 Nov 1917; Sergeant 23 Apr 1919. Vittorio-Veneto; Defensive Sector. American Expeditionary Forces 8 June 1918 to 15 Apr 1919. Honorable discharge 3 May 1919.
CORNWALL, Colin; born 20 Mar 1887 at Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; Medium build; Medium build; Gray eyes; Brown hair. Enlisted 5 Oct 1917 aged 30 years 6 mos at Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in the National Army; Co K 332 Infantry to Discharge Corporal 1 Nov 1917; Private 1 March 1919. Honorable discharge 3 May 1919.
COYLE, Cornelious W.; born 4 June 1892 atWellston, Ohio; Medium height; Stout build; Grey eyes; Brown hair. Enlisted 31 Mar 1918 aged 25 years 10 mos at Jackson, Ohio in the National Army; 158 Depot Brigade to 21 Apr 1918; Co K 332 Infantry to Discharge Private, first class 10 Aug 1918. Vittorio-Veneto; Defensive Sector. American Expeditionary Forces 8 June 1918 to 15 Apr 1919. Honorable discharge 3 May 1919.
CRAWFORD, Gilbert; born 20 Jan 1896 at Monroe Twp, Ohio; Medium height; Medium build; Blue eyes; Brown hair. Enlisted 27 Apr 1918 aged 22 years 3 mos at Circleville, Ohio in the National Army; Co K 332 Infantry to Discharge Private Vittorio-Veneto; Defensive Sector. American Expeditionary Forces 8 June 1918 to 15 Apr 1919. Honorable discharge 3 May 1919.
CRESS, Thomas Walter; born 9 Mar 1892 at Owsley County, Kentucky; Tall height; Medium build; Blue eyes; Light hair. Enlisted 31 Mar 1918 aged 26 years 2 mos at Hamilton, Ohio in the National Army; 158 Depot Brigade to 22 Apr 1918; Co F 330 Infantry to 28 Apr 1918; 158 Depot Brigade to 9 May 1918; Co K 332 Infantry to Discharge Private Vittorio-Veneto; Defensive Sector. American Expeditionary Forces 8 June 1918 to 15 Apr 1919. Honorable discharge 3 May 1919.
CREVISTON, Arthur R.; born 31 Oct 1886 at Union City, Ohio; Medium height; Medium build; Gray eyes; Brown hair. Enlisted 1 Apr 1918 aged 31 years 6 mos at Cleveland, Ohio in the National Army; 158 Depot Brigade to 21 Apr 1918; Co K 331 Infantry to 6 July 1918; Co K 332 Infantry to Discharge Private, first class 10 Aug 1918. Vittorio-Veneto; Defensive Sector. American Expeditionary Forces 5 June 1918 to 15 Apr 1919. Honorable discharge 3 May 1919.
CZAIKA, Frank; born 22 Jan 1892 at Cincinnati,Ohio; Short height; Stout build; Brown eyes; Brown hair. Enlisted 26 Apr 1918 aged 25 years 3 mos at Cincinnati, Ohio in the National Army; Co M 331 Infantry to 3 July 1918; Co K 332 Infantry to Discharge Private Vittorio-Veneto; Defensive Sector. American Expeditionary Forces 5 June 1918 to 15 Apr 1919. Honorable discharge 3 May 1919.
DARRAH, Gilbert; born 5 Sep 1894 at Elba, Ohio; Medium height; Medium build; Gray eyes; Brown hair. Enlisted 5 Nov 1917 aged 23 years 2 mos at Akron, Ohio in the National Army; Co K Infantry to Discharge Private, first class 1 Jan 1918; Corporal 22 May 1918. Vittorio-Veneto; Defensive Sector. American Expeditionary Forces 8 June 1918 to 15 Apr 1919. Honorable discharge 3 May 1919.
DAVIDSON, John Jacob; born 30 May 1890 at Cairo, West Virginia; Medium height; Stout build; Brown eyes; Dark hair. Enlisted 20 Sep 1917 aged 27 years 4 mos at Steubenville, Ohio in the National Army; Co K 332 Infantry to 12 Oct 1918; Headquarters Company 332 Infantry to Discharge Cook 1 Nov 1917; Private 30 July 1918. Vittorio-Vento; Defensive Sector. American Expeditionary Forces 8 June 1918 to 14 Apr 1919. Honorable discharge 5 May 1919.
DAVIS, Delphos Leroy; born 26 Apr 1888 at Oil Center, Ohio; Medium height; Medium build; Brown eyes; Black hair. Enlisted 27 Apr 1918 aged 30 years at Bowling Green, Ohio in the National Army; Co K 332 Infantry to Discharge Private, first class 20 Aug 1918. Vittorio-Veneto; Defensive Sector. American Expeditionary Forces 8 June 1918 to 15 Apr 1919. Honorable discharge 3 May 1919.
LEWIS, Lewis; born 12 Mar 1889 at Homestead, Pennsylvania; Medium height; Medium build; Black eyes; Black hair. Enlisted 20 Sep 1917 aged 28 years 7 mos at Steubenville, Ohio in the National Army; Co K 332 Infantry to Discharge Cook 1 Nov 1917. Vittorio-Veneto, Defensive Sector. American Expeditionary Forces 8 June 1918 to 15 Apr 1919. Honorable discharge 3 May 1919.
DEAN, Clyde Mosebaugh; born 25 Feb 1894 at Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; Tall height; Slender build; Brown eyes; Brown hair. Enlisted 20 Sep 1917 aged 23 years 7 mos at Steubenville, Ohio in the National Army; Co K 332 Infantry to Discharge Private, first class 14 March 1918. Vittorio-Veneto; Defensive Sector. American Expeditionary Forces 8 June 1918 to 15 Apr 1919. Honorable discharge 3 May 1919.
DEDERICH, Robert John; born 24 Oct 1889 at Saginaw, Michigan; Enlisted into the National Army; 1 Lieutenant Infantry 27 Nov 1917 from CL. Fort Benj Harrison Ind 1 Sept 1917 to 27 Nov 1917. Co F 331 Infantry to 6 May 1918; Co K 332 Infantry to Discharge Cp Sherman, O; American Expeditionary Forces 8 June 1918 to 15 Apr 1919. Honorable discharge 20 May 1919.
DELIA, Carmine; born 7 Jan 1887 at Collono, Italy; Medium height; Medium build; Brown eyes; Black hair. Enlisted 1 Apr 1918 aged 22 years 8 mos at Cleveland, Ohio into the National Army; Co M 331 Infantry to 3 July 1918; Co K 332 Infantry to Discharge Private Vittorio-Veneto; Defensive Sector. American Expeditionary Forces 5 June 1918 to 15 Apr 1919. Honorable discharge 3 May 1919.
DENNISON, David Short; born 7 April 1892 at Youngstown, Ohio;Medium height; Slender build; Grey eyes; Light Brown hair. Enlisted into the National Army; 2 Lieutenant Infantry 15 Aug 1917 from CL Fort Benj Harrison Ind 8 May 1917 to 15 Aug 1917. 332 Infantry to Discharge Cp Sherman, O; American Expeditionary Forces Defensive Sector. American Expeditionary Forces 8 June 1918 to 15 Apr 1919. Honorable discharge 2 May 1919.
DIBIASE, Venturi; born 12 Apr 1894 at Italy; Medium height; Medium build; Brown eyes; Brown hair. Served in the National Army in Company K as a Rifleman.
DICKSON, Howard Franklin; born 25 Aug 1888 at Bowling Green, Ohio; Medium height; Stout build; Blue eyes; Dark hair. Enlisted 28 Mar 1918 aged 29 years 7 mos at Toledo, Ohio in the National Army; 158 Depot Brigade to 22 Apr 1918; Co G 330 Infantry to 28 Apr 1918; Co K 332 Infantry to Discharge Private Vittorio-Veneto; Defensive Sector. American Expeditionary Forces 8 June 1918 to 15 Apr 1919. Honorable discharge 3 May 1919.
DICKSON, John Ambros; born 29 Sep 1886 at Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; Tall height; Medium build; Blue eyes; Black hair. Enlisted 20 Sep 1917 aged 30 years 11 mos at Steubenville, Ohio in the National Army; Co K 332 Infantry to Discharge Corporal 25 Oct 1917; Sergeant 1 Nov 1917. Vittorio-Veneto; Defensive Sector. American Expeditionary Forces 8 June 1918 to 15 Apr 1919. Honorable discharge 3 May 1919.
DOMITROVIC, Frank C.; born 3 Sep 1895 at Austria; Tall height; Medium build; Steel Gray eyes; Light hair. Enlisted 6 Dep 1917 aged 22 years at Mingo Junction, Ohio in the National Army; Co K 332 Infantry to Discharge Private, first class 1 Jan 1918. Vittorio-Veneto; Defensive Sector. American Expeditionary Forces 8 June 1918 to 15 Apr 1919. Honorable discharge 19 May 1919.
DOUGHERTY, Edward Dunn; born 24 Oct 1892 at Steubenville, Ohio; Medium height; Medium build; Blue eyes. Enlisted 5 Oct 1917 aged 24 years 11 mos at Steubenville, Ohio in the National Army; Co K 332 Infantry to Discharge Corporal 1 Nov 1917; Private 6 Dec 1917; Private, first class 14 March 1918; Corporal 11 July 1918; Sergeant 12 Aug 1918. Vittorio-Veneto; Defensive Sector. American Expeditionary Forces 8 June 1918 to 15 Apr 1919. Honorable discharge 3 May 1919.

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