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NW Ohio in World War I: Prairie Depot Observer Index

Local newspapers frequently printed letters from local soldiers to provide more in-depth coverage of war news. This index, prepared by Dan Masters, records all soldiers' correspondence printed in Wood County newspapers during World War I. Researchers should be aware that these indexes do not necessarily represent the holdings of the Center for Archival Collections. Those wishing to review the news articles or editorials cited here should consult the Guide to Newspaper Holdings .

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 Correspondents

Fred Lyle Adams
18117, 4th Ave. & Madison Station, Seattle, Washington, age 23 9/12 yrs., born in Prairie Depot, Ohio, white, enlisted July 9, 1917 at Seattle, Washington in 1st Field Hospital, Washington National Guard, unit became 163rd Field Hospital, 116th Sanitary Train, 41st Division October 1, 1917, promoted to Private First Class September 1, 1918, promoted to Wagoner October 11, 1918, service with A.E.F. December 11, 1917-May 9, 1919, honorable discharge May 29, 1919.
Letters: January 25, 1918, March 29, 1918, July 5, 1918, August 9, 1918

John L. Adams
4124544, RFD 1, Prairie Depot, Ohio, age 25 3/12 yrs., born in Prairie Depot, Ohio, white, enlisted July 26, 1918 at Bowling Green, Ohio in 37th Co., 156th Depot Brigade, transferred to 787th Motor Transport Corps November 19, 1918, promoted to Private First Class April 1, 1919, honorable discharge May 22, 1919.
Letter: August 16, 1918

Raymond W. Adams
2933395, RFD 1, Prairie Depot, Ohio, born June 22, 1895 at Prairie Depot, Ohio, white, enlisted June 28, 1918 at Bowling Green, Ohio in 21st Co., 6th Training Battalion, 158th Depot Brigade, transferred to Co. D, 327th Machine Gun Battalion, 84th Division July 19, 1918, transferred to Co. B, 2nd Development Battalion, 158th Depot Brigade August 15, 1918, transferred to Co. A, 45th Battalion, U.S. Guards at Fort Niagara, New York September 24, 1918, transferred to Co. C, 13th Battalion, U.S. Guards, honorable discharge as Private February 1, 1919.
Letters: July 19, 1918, October 25, 1918

Carroll B. Allen
1533933, Prairie Depot, Ohio, age 19 4/12 yrs., born in Charlotte, Michigan, white, enlisted October 30, 1917 at Columbus Barracks, Ohio in Battery B, 135th Field Artillery, 37th Division, service with A.E.F. June 28, 1918-March 24, 1919, service in Defensive Sector, honorable discharge as Private April 11, 1919.
Article: October 26, 1917
Letter: December 13, 1918

Richard L. Argue
753213, Prairie Depot, Ohio, age 20 2/12 yrs., born in Prairie Depot, Ohio, white, enlisted September 25, 1917 at Columbus Barracks, Ohio in Medical Officers' Training Corps, transferred to Camp Greenleaf, Georgia, transferred to Evacuation Hospital No. 4, Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia November 20, 1917, promoted to Corporal December 5, 1917, service with A.E.F. May 10, 1918-May 10, 1919, service at Champagne-Marne, Meuse-Argonne, and Defensive Sector, honorable discharge May 27, 1919.
Article: December 14, 1917
Letters: November 16, 1917, December 28, 1917, June 21, 1918, June 28, 1918, October 18, 1918

Owen Jack Armstrong (see Pemberville Leader for bio)
Letters: December 14, 1917, January 25, 1918, November 29, 1918, January 31, 1919

Albert P. Bowe (see Bradner Advocate for bio)
Article: November 2, 1917

Bruce Armstrong Brandon
First Lieutenant, Prairie Depot, Ohio, born in Bradford, Pennsylvania, enlisted in Officers' Reserve Corps, promoted to First Lieutenant, Field Artillery, Camp Travis, Leon Springs, Texas August 15, 1917, transferred to 344th Field Artillery, 90th Division same date, transferred to 136th Field Artillery, 37th Division January 10, 1919, service with A.E.F. June 30, 1918-March 24, 1919, service at Camp Sherman, Ohio, honorable discharge April 26, 1919.
Article: August 24, 1917, August 23, 1918
Letter: November 15, 1918

W. Book Brant
Headquarters Co., 1st Battalion, 30th Engineers
Article: April 5, 1918
Letter: April 19, 1918, May 3, 1918, June 14, 1918

Lewis R. Carr
First Lieutenant, Prairie Depot, Ohio, born November 30, 1890 in Ohio, enlisted in Officers' Reserve Corps and promoted to First Lieutenant March 6, 1918, transferred to 109th Field Artillery, 28th Division, service at Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, service with A.E.F. May 19, 1918-May 22, 1919, service at Aisne-Marne, Oise-Aisne, Meuse-Argonne, Ypres-Lys, and Defensive Sector, honorable discharge May 26, 1919.
Article: February 8, 1918
Letter: July 19, 1918

Donald L. Clement
Article: November 9, 1917
Letter: May 17, 1918

Burl Dewyer (see Pemberville Leader for bio)
Letter: September 6, 1918

Karl C. Dicken
1163528, Prairie Depot, Ohio, age 21 10/12 yrs., born in Sixpoints, Ohio, white, enlisted March 18, 1918 at Bowling Green, Ohio in U.S. Army Air Service, sent to Aviation School, Kelly Field Texas, transferred to Detachment 10, June Replacement Draft, Kelly Field, Texas May 13, 1918, transferred to Detachment 12, June Replacement Draft, Winchester, England June 18, 1918, transferred to July Automatic Replacement Draft, Dencaster, Yorkshire, England July 30, 1918, transferred to 136th Aero Squadron, AS Detachment September 20, 1918, service with A.E.F. June 30, 1918-March 20, 1919, honorable discharge April 3, 1919.
Letter: June 28, 1918, July 5, 1918, September 13, 1918

Elmer Joseph Dowling
131-83-19, Prairie Depot, Ohio, born August 25, 1892 at Dayton, Ohio, white, enlisted April 19, 1918 at recruiting station, Buffalo, New York in U.S. Navy, sent to Naval Training Station, Newport, Rhode Island, transferred to battleship U.S.S. Pennsylvania August 31, 1918, wartime service to November 11, 1918, service as Landsman for Electrician (Radio) 206 days, ordinary discharge February 6, 1919 at demobilization receiving ship, New York, New York.
Letter: October 25, 1918

Calvin L. Eichelbarger
1524813, Prairie Depot, Ohio, age 21 7/12 yrs., born in Prairie Depot, Ohio, white, enlisted September 5, 1917 at Bowling Green, Ohio in Co. G, 1st Depot Regt., transferred to Co. B, 147th Infantry, 37th Division October 27, 1917, promoted to Corporal May 15, 1918, service with A.E.F. June 23, 1918-March 23, 1919, service at Ypres-Lys, Meuse-Argonne, and Defensive Sector, honorable discharge April 19, 1919.
Letter: January 17, 1919, January 31, 1919

Howard Ellis
1526503, 613 Franklin St., Lima, Ohio, age 22 yrs., born in Clyde, Ohio, white, enlisted June 21, 1916 at Clyde, Ohio in 6th Infantry, Ohio National Guard, promoted to Sergeant May 21, 1917, unit became Co. I, 147th Infantry, 37th Division, promoted to Sergeant First Class October 15, 1918, service with A.E.F. June 22, 1918-March 27, 1919, service at Ypres-Lys, Meuse-Argonne, severely wounded in action November 4, 1918, honorable discharge May 12, 1919, awarded Belgian Croix de Guerre.
Poem: December 21, 1917

Beryl E. Fletcher
1521495, Wood Co, Ohio, age 18 11/12 yrs., born in Sixpoints, Ohio, white, enlisted May 14, 1917 at Bowling Green, Ohio in Co. H, 2nd Infantry, Ohio National Guard, unit became Co. F, 146th Infantry, 37th Division October 16, 1917, transferred to Headquarters Co., 1st Pioneer Infantry Regt. April 3, 1918, promoted to Corporal June 7, 1918, service with A.E.F. July 9, 1918-July 7, 1919, service at Aisne-Marne, Oise-Aisne, and Meuse-Argonne, honorable discharge July 15, 1919.
Letter: October 19, 1917

Earl E. Frisbie
1943651, 7906 Lake Ave., Cleveland, Ohio, age 27 4/12 yrs., born in Prairie Depot, Ohio, white, enlisted September 19, 1917 at Cleveland, Ohio in Co. A, 331st Infantry, 83rd Division, transferred to Headquarters Co., 331st Infantry, 83rd Division November 17, 1918, promoted to Private First Class November 11, 1917, promoted to Corporal March 5, 1918, promoted to Sergeant November 17, 1918, service with A.E.F. June 5, 1918-January 26, 1919, honorable discharge February 8, 1919.
Letters: October 12, 1917, March 8, 1918, July 19, 1918, July 26, 1918, August 2, 1918, December 20, 1918

Warren Walter Graham
1522144, Tiffin, Ohio, age 23 1/12 yrs., born in Melmore, Ohio, white, enlisted June 23, 1916 at Tiffin, Ohio in Co. I, 8th Infantry, Ohio National Guard, unit became Co. I., 146th Infantry, 37th Division, promoted to Corporal July 24, 1917, demoted to Private May 8, 1918, service with A.E.F. June 15, 1918-July 11, 1918, died of nephritis July 11, 1918.
Article: November 8, 1918

Virgil D. Hales
1534479, Prairie Depot, Ohio, age 21 yrs., born in Cleveland, Ohio, white, enlisted May 1, 1917 at Toledo, Ohio in Troop M, 1st Cavalry, Ohio National Guard, transferred to Battery E, 134th Field Artillery, 37th Division, promoted to Private First Class September 20, 1917, promoted to Corporal June 2, 1918, service with A.E.F. June 28, 1918-March 24, 1919, service in Defensive Sector, honorable discharge April 11, 1919.
Letter: January 25, 1918, February 28, 1919

Frederick Glen Hart
1539868, Bowling Green, Ohio, age 23 7/12 yrs., born in Prairie Depot, Ohio, white, enlisted September 15, 1913 in Co. L, 7th Infantry, Ohio National Guard, transferred to Battery C, 136th Field Artillery October 26, 1917, transferred to Headquarters Co., 148th Infantry, 37th Division November 7, 1917, transferred to Co. B, 112th Military Police Battalion, 37th Division December 10, 1917, transferred to 5th Corps Military Police Co. October 26, 1918, promoted to Sergeant First Class December 20, 1917, demoted to Sergeant October 25, 1918, service with A.E.F. June 28, 1918-July 28, 1919, service at Meuse-Argonne, Ypres-Lys, and Defensive Sector, honorable discharge July 31, 1919.
Letters: November 9, 1917, January 10, 1919

Ernest Hawkins
1223683, 137 Dale St., Toledo, Ohio, age 19 2/12 yrs., born in Prairie Depot, Ohio, white, enlisted October 3, 1917 at Columbus Barracks, Ohio in Medical Dept., Camp Wadsworth summary court, transferred to Evacuation Hospital No. 9, 3rd Army August 20, 1918, transferred to Evacuation Hospital 27 May 7, 1919, promoted to Private First Class July 26, 1918, service with A.E.F. September 14, 1918-September 10, 1919, service at Meuse-Argonne, honorable discharge September 16, 1919.
Letter: February 14, 1919

Harry D. Hedge
2933429, RFD 1, Prairie Depot, Ohio, born April 28, 1895 at Prairie Depot, Ohio, white, enlisted June 28, 1918 at Bowling Green, Ohio in 21st Co., 6th Training Battalion, 158th Depot Brigade, transferred to Co. B, 309th Ammunition Train, 84th Division July 16, 1918, transferred to Co. C, 309th Ammunition Train August 1, 1918, promoted to Wagoner November 19, 1918, service with A.E.F. September 16, 1918-January 31, 1919, honorable discharge February 14, 1919.
Letter: September 13, 1918

Charles L. Heminger
2435052, Prairie Depot, Ohio, age 25 6/12 yrs., born in Deshler, Ohio, white, enlisted April 27, 1918 at Bowling Green, Ohio in 158th Depot Brigade, transferred to Co. K, 332nd Infantry, 83rd Division May 2, 1918, transferred to Co. H, 112th Infantry, 28th Division July 4, 1918, transferred to Co. C, 112th Infantry, 28th Division October 30, 1918, service with A.E.F. June 8, 1918-April 30, 1919, service at Meuse-Argonne and Defensive Sector, honorable discharge as Private May 19, 1919.
Letter: November 1, 1918

Dearl Heminger
Co. F, 126th Infantry, 32nd Division
Letter: November 1, 1918

Orrel A. Heminger
2297492, Prairie Depot, Ohio, age 22 2/12 yrs., born in Risingsun, Ohio, white, enlisted September 20, 1917 at Bowling Green, Ohio in Co. G, 329th Infantry, 83rd Division, transferred to Camp Sherman Replacement Draft January 24, 1918, transferred to Co. D, 312th Supply Train, 87th Division February 20, 1918, transferred to 324th Motor Truck Co. May 6, 1919, service with A.E.F. March 14, 1918-June 7, 1919, honorable discharge as Private June 17, 1919.
Letter: May 3, 1918, October 4, 1918, January 31, 1919

Vearl Heminger
Base Hospital No. 61
Letter: January 3, 1919

George R. Henline
1534460, Prairie Depot, Ohio, age 26 4/12 yrs., born in Bradner, Ohio, white, enlisted June 30, 1917 at Toledo, Ohio in Battery E, 2nd Field Artillery, Ohio National Guard, unit became Battery E, 135th Field Artillery, promoted to Private First Class September 20, 1917, promoted to Mechanic October 20, 1917, promoted to Horseshoer January 9, 1918, service with A.E.F. June 28, 1918-March 24, 1919, service in Defensive Sector, honorable discharge April 11, 1919.
Letter: September 6, 1918, February 7, 1919

Ronald M. Hillard
2111464, 439 W. North St., Fostoria, Ohio, age 23 9/12 yrs., born in Wood Co., Ohio, white, enlisted October 4, 1917 at Findlay, Ohio in 158th Depot Brigade, transferred to Co. B, 336th Machine Gun Battalion, 87th Division November 12, 1917, transferred to Headquarters Co., 336th Machine Gun Battalion, 87th Division May 16, 1918, transferred to Co. A, 336th Machine Gun Battalion, 87th Division August 1, 1918, service with A.E.F. August 24, 1918-March 7, 1919, honorable discharge March 20, 1919.
Article: October 5, 1917
Letters: March 8, 1918, April 5, 1918, June 14, 1918, November 8, 1918

Allen G. Hovis
1525257, Fostoria, Ohio, age 23 yrs., born in Prairie Depot, Ohio, white, enlisted August 6, 1914 at Fostoria, Ohio in Co. D, 6th Infantry, Ohio National Guard, unit became Co. D, 147th Infantry, 37th Division, promoted to Corporal November 1, 1916, promoted to Sergeant February 27, 1917, demoted to Private June 8, 1918, promoted to Private First Class October 24, 1918, then Corporal at unknown date, service with A.E.F. June 21, 1918-March 23, 1919, service at Meuse-Argonne, Ypres-Lys, and Defensive Sector, honorable discharge May 26, 1919.
Letter: September 13, 1918, December 13, 1918

Watson Elmer Hovis
143280, Prairie Depot, Ohio, born March 4, 1900 at Prairie Depot, Ohio, white, enlisted April 25, 1918 at Toledo, Ohio in U.S. Marine Corps, sent to Parris Island summary court, transferred to Co. B, 2nd Casual Battalion, Quantico, Virginia at unknown date, sent to France June 18, 1918, arrival July 8, 1918, transferred to 20th Co., 5th Marine Regt., 2nd Division, service with A.E.F. July 8, 1918-July 25, 1919, service at St. Mihiel, Meuse-Argonne, and Defensive Sector, Army of Occupation, honorable discharge as Private August 13, 1919, character excellent.
Letter: March 7, 1919

Jesse H. Karns
3096724, Weston, Ohio, born January 2, 1892 at Prairie Depot, Ohio, white, enlisted May 29, 1918 at Wood Co., Ohio in Battery D, 325th Field Artillery, 84th Division, promoted to Private First Class August 1, 1918, promoted to Corporal August 23, 1918, demoted to Private October 10, 1918, promoted to Mechanic October 11, 1918, service with A.E.F. September 9, 1918-February 15, 1919, honorable discharge March 1, 1919.
Letter: November 8, 1918

Edison Kinzy (Kinsey)
54024, Box 126, Prairie Depot, Ohio, age 21 3/12 yrs., born in Prairie Depot, Ohio, white, enlisted May 31, 1917 at Columbus Barracks, Ohio in Co. G, 26th Infantry, 1st Division, service with A.E.F. June 14, 1917-June 23, 1918, service in Defensive Sector, gassed and sent home, honorable discharge April 8, 1919, cited in General Order, 1st Division date January 1, 1920.
Articles: July 6, 1917, August 3, 1917, July 5, 1918, September 20, 1918

Virgil Lee Miles
142-82-69, Prairie Depot, Ohio, born July 19, 1881 in Wood Co., Ohio, white, enlisted August 1, 1918 at Great Lakes, Illinois in U.S. Naval Reserve, duty at Great Lakes, Illinois September 9, 1918-September 22, 1918, service as engineman second class 52 days, died September 22, 1918 at Naval Hospital, Great Lakes, Illinois.
Article: September 27, 1918

Victor Howard Milliean
163th Field Hospital, 116th Sanitary Train, 41st Division
Letter: March 22, 1918

Gladys C. Nonnemaker
Nurse, 11807 Ashbury Ave., Cleveland, Ohio, born February 4, 1890 in Eldridge, Pennsylvania, white, enlisted as nurse in U.S. General Hospital 1 September 11-29, 1917, duty at Ellis Island, New York to December 14, 1917, assigned to Base Hospital No. 31 same date, duty at Demobilization Station, New York April 17-May 21, 1919, service with A.E.F. December 14, 1917-April 17, 1919, relieved from active duty May 21, 1919.
Article: September 28, 1917

Esther M. Palmer (see Pemberville Leader for bio)
Letters: October 12, 1917, March 22, 1918, April 11, 1919

Keith A. Patton
1537225, Risingsun, Ohio, age 22 3/12 yrs., born in Risingsun, Ohio, white, enlisted July 10, 1917 at Toledo, Ohio in 4th Truck Co., Artillery Ammunition Train, Ohio National Guard, transferred to 4th Wagon Co., 112th Ammunition Train, 37th Division, transferred to Co. D, 112th Ammunition Train October 1, 1917, promoted to Private First Class July 14, 1917, demoted to Private September 20, 1917, promoted to Corporal April 2, 1918, promoted to Sergeant June 9, 1918, service with A.E.F. June 27, 1918-April 2, 1919, service at Defensive Sector, honorable discharge April 18, 1919.
Letter: September 27, 1918

Ernest A. Richard
439646, Prairie Depot, Ohio, age 19 1/12 yrs., born in Bloomdale, Ohio, white, enlisted April 5, 1918 at Columbus Barracks, Ohio in Headquarters Co., 50th Infantry, transferred to Co. M, 50th Infantry September 1, 1918, honorable discharge as Private August 12, 1919.
Letter: January 3, 1919

Herbert Ritter
1088205, 247 Wilshire St, Fullerton, California, age 22 11/12 yrs., born in Prairie Depot, Ohio, white, enlisted December 9, 1917 at Columbus Barracks, Ohio, in U.S. Army Air Service, sent to Aerial Gunnery Instructional School, Ellington Field, Texas, transferred to 79th Aero Squadron March 28, 1918, sent to Aerial Gunnery Detachment, Carlstrom Field, Florida June 26, 1918, transferred to Flying School Detachment, Dorr Field, Florida September 5, 1918, honorable discharge as Private February 13, 1919.
Letters: January 4, 1918, January 18, 1918, August 16, 1918

John A. Rojewski
3533313, 1107 Vance St., Toledo, Ohio, born December 25, 1887 at Manistee, Michigan, white, enlisted June 26, 1918 at Toledo, Ohio in 158th Depot Brigade, transferred to Co. I, 336th Infantry, 84th Division August 19, 1918, transferred to Machine Gun Co., 161st Infantry, 41st Division August 26, 1918, transferred to Co. C, 318th Machine Gun Battalion, 81st Division, promoted to Private First Class May 1, 1919, service with A.E.F. September 25, 1918-June 20, 1919, honorable discharge July 1, 1919.
Letters: November 29, 1918, March 21, 1919

Elmer B. Stephens
3863731, Prairie Depot, Ohio, born May 22, 1897 at Prairie Depot, Ohio, white, enlisted September 6, 1918 at Bowling Green, Ohio in 8th Cop., 2nd Training Battalion, died of pneumonia October 15, 1918.
Articles: October 18, 1918, October 25, 1918

Clyde P. Stoudinger (see Risingsun Unique for bio)
Article: May 3, 1918
Letters: August 23, 1918, November 1, 1918

Glen W. Summerland (see Risingsun Unique for bio)
Article: April 19, 1918

James L. Sykes
16088, Prairie Depot, Ohio, age 18 11/12 yrs., born in Sykesville, Pennsylvania, white, enlisted July 7, 1917 at Columbus Barracks, Ohio in Medical Detachment, 17th Field Artillery, 2nd Division, service with A.E.F. December 14, 1917-August 4, 1919, service at Aisne, Aisne-Marne, St. Mihiel, Meuse-Argonne, and Defensive Sector, honorable discharge as Private August 14, 1919.
Letter: August 30, 1918

Leonard B. Tompkins
1936037, 1941 Linwood St., Toledo, Ohio, age 21 10/12 yrs., born in Gibsonburg, Ohio, white, enlisted September 20, 1917 at Toledo, Ohio in Co. B, 329th Infantry, 83rd Division, promoted to Cook October 16, 1917, service with A.E.F. June 6, 1918-January 31, 1919, honorable discharge February 15, 1919.
Letter: October 18, 1918

James H. Vosburg
2933491, RFD 1, Prairie Depot, Ohio, born March 16, 1889 in Portage, Ohio, white, enlisted June 28, 1918 at Bowling Green, Ohio in Co. K, 336th Infantry, 84th Division, transferred to 122nd Co., Prisoner of War Escort October 9, 1918, service with A.E.F. September 9, 1918-April 28, 1919, honorable discharge as Private May 19, 1919.
Letter: February 7, 1919, March 14, 1919

Kayle N. Watson
163-11-66, Prairie Depot, Ohio, born January 27, 1897 at Prairie Depot, Ohio, white, enlisted July 17, 1918 at Great Lakes, Illinois in U.S. Naval Reserve, called to active duty July 24, 1918, service at Great Lakes, Illinois July 24-November 11, 1918, landsman for yeoman 117 days, released from active duty August 27, 1919, honorable discharge September 30, 1921 at Naval Training Camp, Detroit, Michigan.
Letter: March 21, 1919

Chalmer E. Watters
3096752, Prairie Depot, Ohio, born June 21, 1895 at Kenton, Ohio, white, enlisted May 29, 1918 at Bowling Green, Ohio in Headquarters Co., 325th Field Artillery, 84th Division, transferred to Headquarters Detachment, 159th Field Artillery Brigade October 15, 1918, service with A.E.F. September 8, 1918-January 19, 1919, honorable discharge February 1, 1919.
Letter: November 29, 1918

Leon West (see Pemberville Leader for bio)
Letters: July 5, 1918, August 30, 1918, October 4, 1918, November 15, 1918, December 20, 1918, February 14, 1919

Harry L. Williamson
U.S. Navy
Letter: April 4, 1919

Battery E, 135th Field Artillery
Letters: November 16, 1917, February 1, 1918, February 15, 1918

 Index by Date

April 13, 1917
"Lowell R. Rymers Called to the Colors," pg. 1

April 27, 1917
"Lowell R. Rymers Returns and is again teaching," pg. 1

May 4, 1917
"Boys Enlist to Fight for U.S.A.," pg. 1

June 8, 1917
"Registered for Draft," pg. 1

July 6, 1917
"Edison Kinzy Now in France," Co. G, 26th Infantry, 1st Division, pg. 1

July 20, 1917
"Our Soldier Boys Left This Week," pg. 1

July 27, 1917
"Chosen for Draft," pg. 1

August 3, 1917
"Edison Kinzy Writes Parents," Co. G, 26th Infantry, 1st Division, pg. 1

August 24, 1917
"Now An Officer: Bruce Brandon Gets 1st Lt. Commission," pg. 1

August 31, 1917
"Others Must Be Examined: 500 More Men to be summoned before county draft board Sept. 6 and 7," pg. 1

September 28, 1917
"Our Soldier Boys," pg. 1
"Off for France: Gladys Nonnemaker," pg. 1

October 5, 1917
"Ronald Hillard Goes to Chillicothe," pg. 1

October 12, 1917
Nurse Esther M. Palmer, Base Hospital No. 4, somewhere in France, August 30, 1917, pg. 1
Private E. Earl Frisbie, Co. A, 331st Infantry, 83rd Division, Camp Sherman, Chillicothe, Ohio, October 7, 1917, pg. 1

October 19, 1917
Private Beryl E. Fletcher, 5th Co., 2nd Training Battalion, Depot Brigade, Camp Sheridan, Montgomery, Alabama, pg. 1

October 26, 1917
"Called for Examination," pg. 1
"Carroll Allen Enlists," pg. 1

November 2, 1917
"Bradner Boy Accidentally Killed: Albert 'Dewey' Bowe," pg. 1

November 9, 1917
Sergeant F. Glen Hart, Battery C, 136th Artillery, 37th Division, Camp Sheridan, Montgomery, Alabama, November 3, 1917, pg. 1
"Made First Lieutenant: Donald L. Clement," pg. 1

November 16, 1917
Private Richard L. Argue, Medical Officers' Training Corps, Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, November 8, 1917, pg. 1
"P.D. Boys of Battery E, Battery E, 135th Field Artillery, 37th Division, Camp Sheridan, Montgomery, Alabama, November 6, 1917, pg. 1

November 30, 1917
"Of Course We're Proud of Them," pg. 1

December 7, 1917
"Our Boys at Camp Sheridan," pg. 1

December 14, 1917
Private First Class Owen Jack Armstrong, Headquarters Co., 146th Infantry, 37th Division, Camp Sheridan, Montgomery, Alabama, December 1, 1917, pg. 1
"For the Flag: More P.D. Boys Join the Colors," pg. 1
"Dick Argue off for France," pg. 1

December 21, 1917
"A Soldier's Dream," by Sergeant Howard Ellis, Co. I, 147th Infantry, 37th Division, pg. 1

December 28, 1917
Corporal Richard L. Argue, 4th Evacuation Hospital, Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, December 23, 1917, pg. 1

January 4, 1918
"Two More P.D. Boys in France," pg. 1
Private Herbert Ritter, Army Air Service, Kelly Field, Texas, December 27, 1917, pg. 1

January 18, 1918
Private Herbert Ritter, Army Air Service, Kelly Field, San Antonio, Texas, January 6, 1918, pg. 1

January 25, 1918
Private First Class Owen Jack Armstrong, Headquarters Co., 146th Infantry, 37th Division, Camp Sheridan, Alabama, January 12, 1918, pg. 1
Private First Class Virgil D. Hales, Battery E, 134th Field Artillery, 37th Division, Camp Sheridan, Alabama, January 6, 1918, pg. 1
Private Fred Lyle Adams, 163rd Field Hospital, 116th Sanitary Train, 41st Division, England, December 29, 1917, pg. 1

February 1, 1918
"Your Soldier Boys in Battery E," Battery E, 135th Field Artillery, 37th Division, Camp Sheridan, Alabama, January 6, 1918, pg. 1

February 8, 1918
"Gets Commission as 1st Lieutenant: Lewis R. Carr," pg. 1

February 15, 1918
"Boy in 135th F.A.," Battery E, 135th Field Artillery, 37th Division, Camp Sheridan, Alabama, February 3, 1918, pg. 1

March 8, 1918
Private First Class E. Earl Frisbie, Co. A, 331st Infantry, 83rd Division, Camp Sherman, Ohio, February 20, 1918, pg. 1
Private Ronald M. Hillard, Co. B, 336th Machine Gun Battalion, 87th Division, Camp Pike, Arkansas, February 24, 1918, pg. 1

March 22, 1918
Nurse Esther M. Palmer, Base Hospital No. 4, somewhere in France, February 14, 1918, pg. 1
Victor Howard Milliean, 163rd Field Hospital, 116th Sanitary Train, 41st Division, France, February 10, 1918, pg. 1

March 29, 1918
Private Fred Lyle Adams, 163rd Field Hospital, 116th Sanitary Train, 41st Division, Army Sanitary School, France, February 23, 1918, pg. 1

April 5, 1918
"Germans Wound Book Brant," pg. 1
Private Ronald M. Hillard, Co. B, 336th Machine Gun Battalion, 87th Division, Camp Pike, Arkansas, February 26, 1918, pg. 1

April 19, 1918
"Risingsun Loses First Soldier Boy," Glenn Summerland, pg. 1
Acting Bandmaster W. Book Brant, Headquarters Co., 1st Battalion, 30th Engineers, somewhere in France, pg. 1

May 3, 1918
Bandmaster W. Book Brant, Headquarters Co., 1st Battalion, 30th Engineers, somewhere in France, April 1, 1918, pg. 1
Private Orrel A. Heminger, Co. D, 312th Supply Train, somewhere in France, March 25, 1918, pg. 1
"Soldier's Life is Great: Clyde P. Stoudinger Writes from Camp Sherman," pg. 4

May 17, 1918
Lieutenant Donald L. Clement, France, April 21, 1918, pg. 1

June 14, 1918
Private Ronald M. Hillard, Headquarters Co., 336th Machine Gun Battalion, 87th Division, Camp Pike, Arkansas, June 7, 1918, pg. 1
Bandmaster W. Book Brant, Headquarters Co., 1st Battalion, 30th Engineers, somewhere in France, April 19, 1918, pg. 1

June 21, 1918
Corporal Richard L. Argue, Evacuation Hospital No. 4, somewhere in France, May 22, 1918, pg. 1

June 28, 1918
Private Karl C. Dicken, U.S. Aviation School, San Antonio, Texas, June 18, 1918, pg. 1
Corporal Richard L. Argue, Evacuation Hospital No. 4, somewhere in France, May 27, 1918, pg. 1

July 5, 1918
"Back from France: Edison Kinzey now in American Hospital Recovering from Gas Attack," pg. 1
Private First Class Leon West, Headquarters Co., 112th Ammunition Train, 37th Division, Camp Upton, Long Island, New York, June 19, 1918, pg. 1
Private Fred Lyle Adams, 163rd Field Hospital, 116th Sanitary Train, 41st Division, somewhere in France, May 30, 1918, pg. 1
Private Karl C. Dicken, 1st Co., Fort Sam Houston, June Automatic Replacement Draft, overseas casuals, Camp Merritt, New Jersey, June 22, 1918, pg. 1

July 19, 1918
First Lieutenant Lewis R. Carr, M.R.C., 109th Field Artillery, 28th Division, Camp DeMeucon, France, June 22, 1918, pg. 1
Corporal E. Earl Frisbie, Co. A, 331st Infantry, 83rd Division, somewhere in England, June 22, 1918, pg. 1
Private Raymond W. Adams, 21st Co., 6th Training Battalion, 158th Depot Brigade, Camp Sherman, Ohio, July 12, 1918, pg. 1

July 26, 1918
Corporal E. Earl Frisbie, Co. A, 331st Infantry, 83rd Division, at sea, pg. 1

August 2, 1918
Corporal E. Earl Frisbie, Co. A, 331st Infantry, 83rd Division, at sea, pgs. 1 and 8

August 9, 1918
Private Fred Lyle Adams, 163rd Field Hospital, 116th Sanitary Train, 41st Division, somewhere in France, June 29, 1918, pgs. 1 and 8

August 16, 1918
Private Herbert Ritter, Aerial Gunnery School, Aero Squadron B, Carlstrom Field, Arcadia, Florida, August 5, 1918, pg. 1
Private John L. Adams, 37th Co., 156th Depot Brigade, Columbia, South Carolina, pg. 1

August 23, 1918
Private Clyde P. Stoudinger, Co. M, 330th Infantry, 83rd Division, somewhere in France, July 9, 1918, pg. 1
"Lt. Bruce Brandon Enjoys Atlantic Trip," 344th Field Artillery, 90th Division, pg. 1

August 30, 1918
Private James L. Sykes, Medical Detachment, 17th Field Artillery, 2nd Division, somewhere in France, July 10, 1918, pg. 1
Private First Class Leon West, Headquarters Co., 112th Ammunition Train, 37th Division, somewhere in England, July 17 and 20, 1918, some place else in France, July 26, 1918, pg. 1

September 6, 1918
Horseshoer George R. Henline, Battery E, 135th Field Artillery, 37th Division, somewhere in France, August 6, 1918, pg. 1
Private Burl Dewyer, Co. G, 329th Infantry, 83rd Division, somewhere in France, July 30, 1918, pg. 1

September 13, 1918
Private Harry D. Hedge, Co. C, 309th Ammunition Train, 84th Division, Camp Mills, Long Island, New York, September 5, 1918, pg. 1
Private Allen G. Hovis, Co. D, 147th Infantry, 37th Division, August 14, 1918, pg. 1
Private Karl C. Dicken, 210th Aero Squadron, somewhere in England, August 5, 1918, pg. 1

September 20, 1918
"Home From France: Edison Kinzey has thrilling experience with first U.S. troops over there," pg. 1

September 27, 1918
Sergeant Keith A. Patton, Co. D, 112th Ammunition Train, 37th Division, somewhere in France, July 29, 1918, pg. 1
"Virgil Lee Miles dies at Great Lakes," pg. 1

October 4, 1918
Private Orrel A. Heminger, Headquarters Co., 312th Supply Train, 87th Division, pg. 1
Private First Class Leon West, Headquarters Co., 112th Ammunition Train, 37th Division, somewhere in France, August 11, 1918, pg. 7

October 18, 1918
"Elmer Stephens Dies at Chillicothe," pg. 1
Corporal Richard L. Argue, 4th Evacuation Hospital, somewhere in France, August 24 and 26, 1918, pg. 4
Cook Leonard B. Tompkins, Co. B, 329th Infantry, 83rd Division, somewhere in France, August 30, 1918, pg. 4

October 25, 1918
Obituary for Elmer Stephens, pg. 1
Private Raymond Adams, Co. A, 45th Battalion, U.S. Guards, Fort Niagara, New York, October 12, 1918, pg. 1
Radio electrician Elmer J. Dowling, U.S.S. Pennsylvania, October 15, 1918, pg. 1

November 1, 1918
Private Dearl Heminger, Co. F, 126th Infantry, 32nd Division, somewhere in France, August 15, 1918, pg. 1
Private Charles L. Heminger, Co. H, 112th Infantry, 28th Division, somewhere in France, August 25, 1918, pg. 1
Private Clyde P. Stoudinger, Co. E, 101st Infantry, 26th Division, somewhere in France, September 16, 1918, pg. 1

November 8, 1918
Private Ronald M. Hillard, Co. A, 336th Machine Gun Battalion, 87th Division, on board transport, August 30, 1918, pg. 1
Corporal Jesse H. Karns, Battery D, 325th Field Artillery, 84th Division, somewhere in France, October 8, 1918, pg. 1
"Killed in action: Walter Graham, former P.D. boy gives life in service," 146th Infantry, 37th Division, pg. 1

November 15, 1918
Private First Class Leon West, Headquarters Co., 112th Ammunition Train, 37th Division, October 4, 1918, pg. 1
First Lieutenant Bruce A. Bandon, 344th Field Artillery, 90th Division, pg. 1

November 29, 1918
Private John A. Rojewski, 414th Casual Co., October 6, 1918, pg. 1
Private Chalmer E. Watters, Headquarters Co., 325th Field Artillery, 84th Division, somewhere in France, October 5, 1918, pg. 1
First Sergeant Owen Jack Armstrong, Headquarters Co., 148th Infantry, 37th Division, somewhere in France, October 12, 1918, pg. 1

December 13, 1918
Private Carroll Allen, Battery B, 135th Field Artillery, 37th Division, November 14, 1918, pg. 1
Private First Class Allen G. Hovis, Co. D, 147th Infantry, 37th Division, somewhere in Belgium, November 13, 1918, pg. 1

December 20, 1918
Private First Class Leon West, Headquarters Co., 112th Ammunition Train, 37th Division, October 31, 1918, pgs. 1 and 4
Corporal E. Earl Frisbie, Co. A, 331st Infantry, 83rd Division, somewhere in France October 3, 1918, pg. 4

January 3, 1919
Private Ernest A. Richard, Co. M, 50th Infantry, Camp Dix, New York, December 10, 1918, pg. 1
Vearl Heminger, Base Hospital No. 61, November 22, 1918, pg. 1

January 10, 1919
Sergeant Frederick Glen Hart, 5th Corps Military Police Co., November 9 and 24, 1918, pg. 1

January 17, 1919
Corporal Calvin L. Eichelbarger, Co. B, 147th Infantry, 37th Division, somewhere in Belgium, November 28, 1918, pg. 1

January 31, 1919
Sergeant First Class Owen Jack Armstrong, 16th Co., somewhere in France, January 4, 1919, pg. 1
Private Orrel A. Heminger, Headquarters Co., 324th Motor Truck Co., St. Nazaire, France, November 24, 1918, pg. 1
Corporal Calvin Eichelbarger, Co. B, 147th Infantry, 37th Division, December 30, 1918, pg. 1

February 7, 1919
Horseshoer George R. Henline, Battery E, 135th Field Artillery, 37th Division, Pierrefitte, France, January 1, 1919, pg. 8
Private James H. Vosburg, 122nd Co., Prisoner of War Escort., somewhere in France, January 6, 1919, pg. 8

February 14, 1919
Private First Class Ernest Hawkins, Evacuation Hospital No. 9, Coblenz, Germany, January 5, 1919, pg. 1
Private First Class Leon West, Headquarters Co., 112th Ammunition Train, 37th Division, France, November 24, 1918, pg. 4

February 28, 1919
Private Virgil D. Hales, Battery E, 134th Field Artillery, Pierrefitte, France, January 1919, pg. 1

March 7, 1919
Private Watson E. Hovis, Co. K, 5th Marine Regt., 2nd Division, Waldbreitbach, Germany, February 3, 1919, pg. 1

March 14, 1919
Private James H. Vosburg, 122nd Co., Prisoner of War Escort, pg. 1

March 21, 1919
Private John A. Rojewski, Co. C, 318th Machine Gun Battalion, 81st Division, somewhere in France, February 15, 1919, pg. 5
Yeoman Kayle N. Watson, U.S. Navy, Great Lakes, Illinois, February 1, 1919, pg. 5

April 4, 1919
Harry L. Williamson, U.S. Navy, Great Lakes, Illinois, March 25, 1919, pg. 1

April 11, 1919
Nurse Esther M. Palmer, Base Hospital No. 4, February 8, 1919, pgs. 1 and 10