World War I  Service Records

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Ray Clarence Babcock

Navy

Residence

Terril Iowa

Birthplace

Walker Iowa

Occupation

Farmer

Entered Service

July 2 1919

Discharged

April 2 1919

Outfit Served In

Fireman 2nd Class U.S.S.

Huron

Married

Yes

Age

25

Wounded

 

James Lesco Ballah


Residence

Terril Iowa

Birthplace

Covington Indiana

Occupation

Farmer

Entered Service

May 24 1918

Howard S. Dak.

Discharged

July 26 1919

Camp Dodge Ia.

Outfit Served In

Army 13th Inf.,M.G. Co.

CAS Det 1118 Dem. Group

Married

No

Age

27

1893-1962

Wounded

No


 

 Walter Edward Beckley

 Corp.

Residence

 Terril Iowa

 

Birthplace

 

 

Occupation

 Farmer

 

Entered Service

 

 

Discharged

 

 

Outfit Served In

 Battery C. 10 F.A. 3 DivA.E.F.

 

Married

 

 

Age

 

 

Wounded

 No

 

 

Charles Edward Bingaman

Pvt.

Residence

Terril Iowa

Birthplace

Occupation

Tiler

Entered Service

Discharged

Outfit Served In

13th Engineers

Married

No

Age

Wounded

 

 

 Frank C. Bret

 Pvt.

Residence

 Dickens Iowa

 

Permanent Address

 Osceola Iowa

 

Birthplace

 

 

Occupation

 Farmer

 

Entered Service

 

 

Discharged

 

 

Outfit Served In

 8th Hqs Co. Fort Winfield Scott S.F. Calif.

 

Married

 

 

Age

 

 

Wounded

 

 

 

Henry John Buhr

Pvt.

Residence

Terril Iowa

Birthplace

Geneva Nebr.

Occupation

Farmer

Entered Service

July 22 1918

Spirit Lake Ia.

Discharged

Feb 21 1920

Ft. Sheridan Ill.

Outfit Served In

Co. D. 165 Inf.

Married

No

Age

32

Wounded

Yes wounded in Argonme France in right leg Oct.14 1918


 

Clarence O. Clark

 Pvt.

War

 WW 1

 

Branch

Army

Heavy Field Artillery

Company/Outfit

 111th A.O. Squadron

 Battery C, 311th Field Artillery

Period Served

15 months

 

Where Served

 France

 

Wounded

No

 

POW

No

 

Date of Birth

1889

 

Date Deceased

1977 

 

Medals

 No

 

 

Floyd Charles Clark

Pvt.

Residence

Terril, Iowa

Permanent Address

920 Roosevelt Ave. Sioux Falls, SD

Birthplace

Occupation

Farmer

Entered Service

Discharged

Outfit Served In

1st Forestry Ref. Bat. Engineers

Married

Age

Wounded

No

 

 

 Peter F. Clausen

 Serg.

Residence

 Terril, Iowa

 

Birthplace

 Portsmouth, Iowa

 

Occupation

 Farmer

 

Entered Service

 Sept.21, 1917

 

Discharged

 May 18 ,1919

 

Outfit Served In

 Co. I. 47th Inf.

 

Married

 Yes

 

Age

 26

 

Wounded

 No

 

 

 

 Keith D. Cockburn

 

Residence

 

 

Birthplace

 Estherville, Iowa

 June 30 1888

Occupation

 Cafe Owner

 

Entered Service

 Mar 28 1918

Clinton N. Dak.

Discharged

 May  3, 1919

Camp Dodge

Outfit Served In

 139th Inf Co. 35 Div.

 

Married

 Yes

 

Age

 32

 

Wounded

 No

 

 

Albert David Coleman

Pvt.

Residence

Terril, Iowa

Birthplace

Terril, Iowa

Occupation

Farmer

Entered Service

May 10, 1918

Spirit Lake Iowa

Discharged

June 27, 1919

Camp Dodge Ia.

Outfit Served In

34th Inf. Hdg. Co

Married

Yes

 

Age

31

1888-1957

Wounded

No

 

 

Charles Croat

 Pvt.

War

 WW 1

 

Branch

 

 

Company/Outfit

 

 

Period Served

 

 

Where Served

 

 

Wounded

 

 

POW

 

 

Date of Birth

1889

 

Date Deceased

1960

 

 

 

 William Cruse

 PFC

War

 WW I

 

Branch

 Army

 

Company/Outfit

Signal Corps.

 323 Field Sig. Bn

Military Occupation

 

 

Period Served

 Feb. 1917-June 1919

 

Where Served

 France

 

Wounded

 

 

Killed In Action

 No

 

POW

 

 

Date Of Birth

 1890

 

Date Deceased

 1983

 

Other Information

Went to Leavenworth, Kansas then left from San Antonio, Texas for Overseas.

Residence of Terril, Ia., Worked as a carpenter, and was unmarried.


 

Lorrin S. Cutshall

 Pvt.

Residence

 Terril, Iowa

 

Birthplace

 Spencer, Iowa

 

Occupation

 Laborer

 

Entered Service

 Sept. 20,1917

 Spirit Lake Iowa

Discharged

 Oct. 3, 1919

 Camp Dodge Iowa

Outfit Served In

 P.E.S.M.D.S.

 

Married

 No

 

Age

 24

 

Wounded

 No

 

 

 

 Wilford Ernest Davis

 Fireman

Residence

 Terril, Iowa

 

Birthplace

 

 

Occupation

 Ditcher

 

Entered Service

 

 

Discharged

 

 

Outfit Served In

 U.S.Navy

 

Married

 

 

Age

 

 

Wounded

 

 

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 Leo George Determan

 Pvt.

War

 WW I

 

Branch

 Army

 

Company/Outfit

 

 

Military Occupation

 

 

Period Served

 

 

Where Served

 Camp Dover, Des Moines

Camp Shelby, Mississippi

 

Wounded

 

 

Killed In Action

 No

 

POW

 No

 

Date Of Birth

 Nov. 2, 1896

 

Date Deceased

 Mar. 2, 1989

 

Other Information

 

 

 

 

 James A. Ewing

 

Residence

 Terril, Iowa

 

Birthplace

Boug, Wisconsin

 

Occupation

 Farm Hand

 

Entered Service

 July 22, 1918

 Mason City, Ia.

Discharged

 Armys Grant Feb 24, 1919

 

Outfit Served In

 G. Co. 16th Inf

 

 Battles

 Meause Argonne

 Oct. 1st to 14th 1918

Nov. 3rd to 10th 1918

Married

 No

 

Age

 30 when enlisted

 

Wounded

Yes, Died Oct. 29, 1924 at Asbury Hospital #67 Minneapolis. T.B. Patient for five years and died of Black Small Pox.

 

 

Enus F. Fairchild

 Corporal H428315

Residence

Terril, Iowa

Birthplace

Jan. 10, 1894-1950

Occupation

Farmer and first DeKalb Hybrid Seed Corn Salesman in Dickinson County

Entered Service (Army)

May 31, 1918

Shamas Ky.

Discharged

June 20, 1919, discharged by reason of S O. 163, par 10, Hg. S.F. Dept.

Outfit Served In

First Non-Commissioned Affair

South Carolina

46th Infantry Reg.

Married

Jan. 26, 1921

Age

56

Wounded

No

 

 

Ernest Harvey Ferguson

 Corporal

War

WW I

 

Branch

Army

 

Company/Outfit

Co. A-313th Ammunition Train

 

Military Occupation

Drove ammunition truck

 

Entered Service/Discharged

Jan 23, 1918-May 24, 1919

Mt. Ayre, Ia

Des Moines, Ia

Period Served

 

 

Where Served

France

 left US on  5/19/1918

Wounded

 Rt. hand crushed, shell shocked and gassed

 

Killed In Action

 No

 

POW

 No

 

Date of Birth

1893

 

Date Deceased

1970

 

Other Information

 

Battles/engagements           

When he enlisted he was a mechanic

Single AEF Marcache sector (sp?), St Mihiel Offensive, Meuse Argonne Offensive

 

 A-W-OL, no absences.

 

Edward Thomas Fleek

Pvt.

Residence

Terril, Iowa

Birthplace

Albany, Wis.

Occupation

Farmer

Entered Service

Feb 9, 1918

Pocahontas, Ia.

Discharged

May 24, 1919

Camp Dodge Ia.

Outfit Served In

325 Inf. 82 Div Co. L

Married

Yes

Age

27

Wounded

No

Battles

Toul

Marbache

St. Mihiel

Meuse Argonne

June 26 to Aug. 6 1918

Aug. 15 to Aug. 20 1918

Sept. 12 to Sept. 16 1918

Sept. 26 to Nov. 3 1918

Decorations

Medals Badges Citations-None

 

 

 Leo Albie Foster

 

Residence

 Terril, Iowa

 

Birthplace

 Alden, Ia.

 

Occupation

 Produce Buyer

 

Entered Service

 Sept. 5, 1918

 

Discharged

 Jan. 13, 1919

 

Outfit Served In

 Co. C 219 Field Signal Bn 19 Div.

 

Married

 

 

Age

 24

 

Wounded

 No

 

 

Joseph Emerson Gibson

Sgt. A.M.

Residence

Terril, Iowa

Birthplace

Marion, Ia.

Occupation

Auto Machinist

Entered Service

Dec. 13, 1917

Discharged

Dec. 1, 1918

Outfit Served In

226th Aero Squadron A.E.F.

Married

No

Age

25

Wounded

No

 

 

 Roy Glover

 1st Class Private

Residence

 Terril, Iowa

 

Permanent Address

 Leland, Illinois

 

Occupation

 Farm Hand

 

Entered Service

 Sept. 20, 1917

 

Discharged

 May 18, 1919

 Camp Dodge Ia.

Outfit Served In

 133rd Co. L. 34th Div.

 

Married

 No

 

Age

 25

 

Wounded

 No

 

 

 

 James C. Griffin

 

War

 WW I

 

Branch

 Marines

 

Company/Outfit

 

 

Military Occupation

 

 

Period Served

 JULY 1, 1917-Feb. 15, 1919

 

Where Served

 Paris Island, South Carolina

 

Wounded

 No

 

Killed In Action

 No

 

POW

 No

 

Date Of Birth

 1897

 

Date Deceased

 1946

 

Other Information

 Ships: Paris Island, S.C.,  Boston, Mass., Bingham, Mass

 

 

 

 Max E. Gumz

 Pvt.

Residence

 Terril, Iowa

 

Birthplace

 Villon, Germany  Became naturalized citizen March 7, 1916 at Spirit Lake, Ia.

 

Occupation

 Farmer

 

Entered Service

 Sept. 5, 1918

 Spencer, Iowa

Discharged

 Jan. 25, 1919

 Camp Dodge Ia.

Outfit Served In

 Co. F. 87 Inf.

 

Married

 

 

Age

 30

 

Wounded

 

 

 

 

 Howard Halstead

 Sarg.

War

 WW I

 

Branch

 Army

 

Company/Outfit

Co. K

 108 Inf. of 27th Division

Military Occupation

 

 

Period Served

Mexican border

France

 1916

1917-1918

Where Served

 

 

Wounded

 Yes

 

Killed In Action

 No

 

POW

 No

 

Date Of Birth

 Feb. 16, 1893

 

Date Deceased

Sept. 14, 1951 

 

Other Information

 Purple Heart

 Brother-in Law of Sam & Marie Zehnder

 

 

 Harold M. Howe

 Pvt.

Residence

 Terril, Iowa

 

Birthplace

 Osage, Ia.

 

Occupation

 Painter

 

Entered Service

 June 14, 1918

 Minneapolis, Minn.

Discharged

 March 22, 1919

Allintown, Penn.

Outfit Served In

 Medical Department

 

Married

 No

 

Age

 22

 

Wounded

 No

 

 

Fred Hulle

Serg.

Residence

Terril, Iowa

Birthplace

Richmond, Mo.

Occupation

Laborer

Entered Service

June 3, 1917

Spencer, Ia.

Discharged

Feb. 3, 1919

Camp Funstom, Kansas

Outfit Served In

Co. D. 79th Inf. 18 Div.

Married

No

Age

31

Wounded

No