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NW Ohio in World War I: Deshler Flag Index

Local newspapers frequently printed letters from local soldiers to provide more in-depth coverage of war news. This index, prepared by Steve Badenhop, records all soldiers' correspondence printed in Henry 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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Newspaper Index List

Correspondents

Joseph N. Bauerschmidt
3372284, RFD 2, Custer, Ohio, age 21 1/12 years, born in Custar, Ohio, white, enlisted 1 August 1918, at Columbus Barracks, Ohio, in Company C, 2nd Infantry to 29 May 1919, transferred to Salvage Company, Quartermaster Corps to discharge, promoted to Private First Class 12 November 1918, honorable discharge 10 June 1919.
Letter: October 4, 1918

Orlo E. Bishop
1935375, Hamler, Ohio, age 24 9/12 years, born in Henry County, Ohio, white, enlisted 18 September 1917, at Napoleon, Ohio, in Company E, 329th Infantry to 13 February 1918, transferred to Headquarters Company, 329th Infantry to 21 July 1918, transferred to Company B, 38th Infantry to discharge, promoted to Private First Class 1 February 1918, promoted to Corporal 30 October 1918, service at Meuse-Argonne, service with American Expeditionary Forces 12 June 1918-20 August 1919, honorable discharge 25 August 1919.
Letter: April 25, 1919

Fred & Verne Bowman
130th Field Artillery
Letter: April 11, 1919

Melvin M. Brown
1526099, Deshler, Ohio, age 20 5/12 years, born in Deshler, Ohio, white, enlisted, 2 July 1917, at Defiance, Ohio, in Company G, 6th Infantry, Ohio National Guard (Company G, 147th Infantry) to 2 April 1918, transferred to Company G, 1st Pioneer Regiment, Infantry to 8 April 1918, transferred to Company D, 1st Antiaircraft Machine Gun Battalion to 1 February 1919, transferred to 277th Company, Military Police to discharge, promoted to Private First Class 4 July 1918, service at Aisne-Marne, St Mihiel, Meuse-Argonne and Defensive Sector, service with American Expeditionary Forces 1 May 1918-15 September 1919, honorable discharge 20 September 1919.
Letters: April 11, 1919; May 30, 1919

Stephen R. Brown
2477482, 545 South Lazelle Street, Columbus, Ohio, age 29 1/12 years, born in Sargents Station, Ohio, white, enlisted 24 June 1918, at Columbus, Ohio, in 158th Depot Brigade to 17 July 1918, transferred to Company B, 309th Engineers to 28 April 1919, transferred to Section Detachment Engineers, 5th Army Service Corps to discharge, promoted to Sergeant 28 May 1919, service with American Expeditionary Forces 9 September 1918-20 October 1919, honorable discharge 13 December 1919, prior service: National Guard Columbus, Ohio, 4 October 1914, Company B, Signal Corps, Ohio National Guard to discharge, Private, honorable discharge 17 April 1917, Convenience of Government.
Letter: November 15, 1918

Fred H. Brubach
1526100, Chenoa, Illinois, age 19 8/12 years, born in Chenoa, Illinois, white, enlisted, 27 July 1917, at Defiance, Ohio, in Company G, 6th Infantry, Ohio National Guard (Company G, 147th Infantry) to discharge, promoted to Private First Class 15 May 1918, service at Meuse-Argonne and Defensive Sector, wounded in action slightly 28 September 1918, service with American Expeditionary Forces 22 June 1918-23 March 1919, honorable discharge 15 April 1919.
Letter: October 4, 1918

Grover Cleveland Butler
3355975, McComb, Ohio, age 27 10/12 years, born in McComb, Ohio, white, enlisted 28 May 1918, at Findlay, Ohio, in 35th Company, 9th Training Battalion, 157th Depot Brigade 30 May 1918 to 15 June 1918, transferred to 68th Company, 6th Infantry Replacement Regiment, Camp Gordon to --, transferred to Company A, 11th Infantry to 7 November 1918, Private, service at Meuse-Argonne, service with American Expeditionary Forces 24 July 1918-7 November 1918, killed in action 7 November 1918, notified Mrs. Leona Butler, wife, McComb, Ohio.
Article: January 17, 1919

Frank S. Collins
1524788, Hamler, Ohio, age 20 9/12 years, born in Hamler, Ohio, white, enlisted 27 June 1916, at Napoleon, Ohio, in Company F, 6th Infantry, Ohio National Guard (Company F, 147th Infantry) to 11 December 1917, transferred to Company B, 147th Infantry to discharge, promoted to Private First Class 9 April 1917, promoted to Corporal 16 July 1918, service at Ypres-Lys, Meuse-Argonne and Defensive Sector, service with American Expeditionary Forces 23 June 1918-23 March 1919, honorable discharge 19 April 1919.
Letter: November 15, 1918

Worth C. Coutney
442801, RFD 3, New Bavaria, Ohio, age 20 11/12 years, born in Belmore, Ohio, white, enlisted 1 May 1918, at Columbus Barracks, Ohio, in Orders C, Camp Hancock, Georgia, to 12 June 1918, transferred to Orders Detachment, 56th Pioneer Regiment, Infantry to discharge, promoted to Private First Class 19 June 1918, service at Meuse-Argonne, service with American Expeditionary Forces 4 September 1918-25 June 1919, honorable discharge 3 July 1919.
Letter: April 25, 1919

Marion J. Creager
2933134, Bascom, Ohio, born 21 February 1896, in Bascom, Ohio, white, enlisted 27 June 1918, at Tiffin, Ohio, in Company D, 309th Supply Train to discharge, promoted to Corporal 11 October 1918, service with American Expeditionary Forces 16 September 1918 to 27 June 1919, honorable discharge 5 July 1919.
Letter: May 30, 1919

Arthur L. Dilsaver
1968745, Deshler, Ohio, age 26 4/12 years, born in Deshler, Ohio, white, enlisted 28 March 1918, at Napoleon, Ohio, in Company G, 331st Infantry to discharge, Private, service with American Expeditionary Forces 30 April 1918-3 September 1918, honorable discharge 6 March 1919, Surgeon's Certificate of Disability, 75% disabled.
Article: May 23, 1919

Lyman Fenstermaker
Article: January 24, 1919

Ernest H. Ferrell
1961030, Cleveland, Ohio, age 26 2/12 years, born in Custar, Ohio, white, enlisted 18 September 1917, at Cleveland, Ohio, in Field Hospital, 332nd Sanitary Train to discharge, promoted to Private First Class 17 November 1917, service at Oise-Aisne, Meuse-Argonne and Defensive Sector, wounded in action slightly about 31 October 1918, service with American Expeditionary Forces 14 June 1918-3 August 1919, honorable discharge 9 August 1919.
Letters: October 18, 1918(2)

Virgil H. Finney
1526107, Deshler, Ohio, age 19 2/12 years, born in Deshler, Ohio, white, enlisted 4 July 1917, at Defiance, Ohio, in Company G, 6th Infantry, Ohio National Guard (Company G, 147th Infantry) to discharge, promoted to Private First Class 15 May 1918, service at Meuse-Argonne and Defensive Sector, service with American Expeditionary Forces 22 June 1918-23 March 1919, honorable discharge 19 April 1919.
Letter: March 14, 1919

Clifford Fortune
1524777, Hamler, Ohio, age 19 years, born in Hamler, Ohio, white, enlisted 24 June 1916, at Napoleon, Ohio, in Company F, 6th Infantry, Ohio National Guard (Company F, 147th Infantry) to 11 December 1917, transferred to Company B, 147th Infantry to 1 March 1919, promoted to Private First Class 9 April 1917, promoted to Corporal 8 November 1917, service at Meuse-Argonne and Defensive Sector, wounded in action severely 27 September 1918, service with American Expeditionary Forces 22 June 1918-13 February 1919, honorable discharge 1 March 1919, 15% disabled.
Letter: April 4, 1919

George E. Freed
1938331, RFD 4, Deshler, Ohio, age 23 2/12 years, born in Deshler, Ohio, white, enlisted 2 October 1917, at Napoleon, Ohio, in Company L, 329th Infantry to 4 March 1918, transferred to Company C, 101st Ammunition Train to discharge, promoted to Private First Class 1 May 1918, service at Champagne-Marne, Aisne-Marne, St Mihiel, Meuse-Argonne and Defensive Sector, service with American Expeditionary Forces 14 March 1918-18 April 1919, honorable discharge 30 April 1919.
Letter: February 14, 1919

August B. Fry
719015, Hamler, Ohio, age 21 9/12 years, born in Deshler, Ohio, white, enlisted 21 May 1914, at Columbus Barracks, Ohio, in 3rd Company, Coast Artillery Corps, Fort Screven, Georgia, to 1 January 1918, transferred to 2nd Company, Coast Artillery Corps, Fort Screven, Georgia, to 23 May 1918, transferred to 7th Company, Coast Artillery Corps, Savannah, Georgia, to 5 August 1918, transferred to Battery C, 75th Artillery Coast Artillery Corps to --, transferred to Headquarters, 54th Artillery Coast Artillery Corps to --, transferred to Headquarters, 39th Artillery Brigade Coast Artillery Corps to 2 April 1919, received furlough to Regular Army Reserve to discharge, promoted to Private First Class 15 March 1919, service with American Expeditionary Forces 14 August 1918-14 June 1919, honorable discharge 4 June 1920, abolishment of Regular Army Reserve.
Article: February 14, 1919

Myron Hanna
Captain, Scott, Ohio, born 19 November 1880, in Findlay, Ohio, white, enlisted as 1st Lieutenant Medical Corps 15 August 1917 from United States Army, promoted to Captain, Medical Corps 2 May 1919, transferred to 164th Depot Brigade to 28 February 1918, transferred to 356th Field Hospital Company 26 October 1918, transferred to 356th Ambulance Company 20 June 1919, transferred to 132nd Ambulance Company to discharge Fort Riley, Kansas, transferred to Camp Funston Kansas, service with American Expeditionary Forces at St Mihiel, Meuse-Argonne and Defensive Sector, wounded in action severely 27 October 1918, service with American Expeditionary Forces 28 June 1918-24 May 1919, honorable discharge 20 June 1919.
Article: May 30, 1919

William F. Hemry
3097086, McComb, Ohio, born 18 August 1893, in Pleasant Township, Henry County, Ohio, white, enlisted 27 May 1918, at Hancock County, Ohio, in 159th Depot Brigade to 31 September 1918, transferred to Company C, 605th Engineers to discharge, promoted to Private First Class 20 November 1918, promoted to Corporal 1 May 1919, service with American Expeditionary Forces 30 September 1918-18 June 1919, honorable discharge 25 June 1919.
Letter: March 14, 1919

Dennis J. Hill
1526115, Deshler, Ohio, age 21 5/12 years, born in Deshler, Ohio, white, enlisted 9 July 1917, at Toledo, Ohio, in Company G, 6th Infantry, Ohio National Guard (Company G, 147th Infantry) to 10 June 1918, transferred to Company E, 147th Infantry to discharge, Private, service at Defensive Sector, wounded in action slightly 1 October 1918, service with American Expeditionary Forces 15 June 1918-20 April 1919, honorable discharge 11 June 1919, 75% disabled.
Letter: November 15, 1918

John W. Hite
2580892, 825 Frederick Street, Toledo, Ohio, age 26 9/12 years, born in Tontogany, Ohio, white, enlisted 6 March 1918, at Toledo, Ohio, in Medical Department, Camp Greenleaf, Georgia to --, transferred to Evacuation Hospital 13, Camp Sherman, Ohio to discharge, Private, service at St Mihiel and Meuse-Argonne, service with American Expeditionary Forces 14 August 1918-19 July 1919, honorable discharge 28 July 1919.
Letter: April 25, 1919

J. Roy Hoskinson
Article: February 5, 1919

Carl C. Kipp
4122958, RFD 2, Box 5, Hamler, Ohio, age 26 2/12 years, born in Defiance, Ohio, white, enlisted 22 July 1918, at Henry County, Ohio, in Battery F, 3rd Regiment Field Artillery Replacement Draft to 9 August 1918, transferred to 7th Battery, August Automatic Replacement Draft to discharge, Private, service with American Expeditionary Forces 22 August 1918-13 May 1919, honorable discharge 27 May 1919.
Letter: February 14, 1919

George Ray Kline
2nd Lieutenant, RFD 4, Deshler, Ohio, age 25 9/12 years, born in Deshler, Ohio, white, enlisted 10 May 1917, at Columbus Barracks, Ohio, in Quartermaster Corps, Augusta Arsenal, Gerogia, 1 February 1918, transferred to Auxiliary Remount Depot 316 to discharge, promoted to Sergeant 20 May 1918, honorable discharge 13 July 1918 to accept Commission as 2nd Lieutenant, Quartermaster Corps 13 July 1918 from Regular Army, transferred to Auxiliary Remount Depot 136, transferred to Auxiliary Remount Depot, Field Remount 317, Squadron 345 to discharge, Camp Gordon, Georgia, transferred to Camp Pike, Arkansas, transferred to Camp Johnston, Florida, service with American Expeditionary Forces 27 October 1918-5 April 1919, honorable discharge 11 April 1919.
Letter: December 27, 1918

Albert Kress
1969020, 269 Canal Avenue, Toledo, Ohio, age 31 3/12 years, born in Williams County, Ohio, white, enlisted 28 March 1918, at Toledo, Ohio, in 13th Company, 4th Training Battalion, 158th Depot Brigade to 22 April 1918, transferred to Company K, 330th Infantry to 11 August 1918, transferred to Company F, 26th Infantry to discharge, Private, service at Montdidier-Noyon, Aisne-Marne, St Mihiel and Defensive Sector, wounded in action degree undetermined 14 September 1918, service with American Expeditionary Forces 12 June 1918-20 April 1919, honorable discharge 25 April 1919.
Letter: November 15, 1918

Henry Lanzer
Article: January 10, 1919

Bruce LaRue
Merchant Marine
Article: March 18, 1920
Letters: October 18, 1918(2); July 11, 1919; November 6, 1919

Cloyce D. LaRue
3097973, Deshler, Ohio, born 8 March 1892, in Belmore, Ohio, white, enlisted 27 May 1918, at Hancock County, Ohio, in 159th Depot Brigade 21 July 1918, transferred to Battery C, 325th Field Artillery to discharge, promoted to Private First Class 7 December 1918, service with American Expeditionary Forces 9 September 1918-29 January 1919, honorable discharge 13 February 1919.
Article: February 21, 1919
Letters: October 18, 1918; January 31, 1919

Ralph Waldo LaRue
180-05-33, Deshler, Ohio, born 13 March 1898, in Deshler, Ohio, white, enlisted 30 March 1918, at Savannah Section Base, Savannah, Georgia, aboard U.S.S. Jeanette 8 April 1918 to 18 October 1918, transferred to Receiving Ship, Charleston Summary Court to 11 November 1918, served as Seaman Second Class 124 days, served as Seaman 102 days, released 20 December 1919, honorable discharge 30 September 1921, lack of funds, Receiving Ship, Hampton Roads, Virginia, Seaman, called to active duty 8 April 1918.
Letter: July 11, 1919

Harold F. Madden
1774077, 1718 Fife Street, Tacoma, Washington, age 23 2/12 years, born in Elyria, Ohio, white, enlisted 9 June 1917, at Seattle, Washington, in Company D, 24th Engineers to 13 April 1918, transferred to Company L, 34th Engineers to discharge, promoted to Sergeant 26 October 1918, promoted to Sergeant First Class 9 April 1919, service with American Expeditionary Forces 16 August 1918-19 July 1919, honorable discharge 1 August 1919, called to active duty 17 October 1917.
Letter: April 18, 1919

Ferris W. Myrice
1974934, Deshler, Ohio, age 21 10/12 years, born in Deshler, Ohio, white, enlisted 28 March 1918, at Napoleon, Ohio, in Company L, 332nd Infantry to discharge, promoted to Private First Class 1 September 1918, promoted to Corporal 1 March 1919, service at Vittorio-Veneto and Defensive Sector, service with American Expeditionary Forces 6 June 1918-14 April 1919, honorable discharge 19 April 1919.
Letter: November 15, 1918

George J. Norcross
Article: November 22, 1918

Terry D. Norcross
2nd Lieutenant, Custar, Ohio, born 8 September 1892, Reduced Jacket, Michigan, white, enlisted 13 March 1914, at Ottawa, Ohio, in Company M, 2nd Infantry, Ohio National Guard (Company M, 166th Infantry) to discharge, promoted to Sergeant, honorable discharge 2 May 1918 to accept Commission as 2nd Lieutenant, Infantry, 3 May 1918 from National Guard 30th Infantry to --, transferred to Company M, 166th Infantry to death, service with American Expeditionary Forces at Aisne-Marne, Meuse-Argonne and Defensive Sector, service with American Expeditionary Forces 31 October 1917 to death, killed in action 5 October 1918, buried near Crerges Montfancas Cemetery near roadside, notified E. A. Norcross, father, Deshler, Ohio.
Letter: October 4, 1918; January 17, 1919; March 21, 1919

Orra L. Norris
Major, Deshler, Ohio, born 16 July 1870, in Delta, Ohio, white, enlisted as Captain, Medical Reserve Corps 11 September 1917 from Officers' Reserve Corps, promoted to Major, Medical Corps 1 December 1918, transferred to 126th Infantry, 32nd Division to --, transferred to Medical Corps to discharge, Fort Harrison, Indiana, transferred to Camp MacArthur, Texas, transferred to Camp Merritt, New Jersey, transferred to France, transferred to Camp Devens, Massachusetts, service at Oise-Aisne, Aisne-Marne, Meuse-Argonne and Defensive Sector, service with American Expeditionary Forces 18 February 1918-14 May 1919, honorable discharge 9 June 1919, awarded French Croix de Guerre with gilt star, Awarded Silver Star.
Article: February 21, 1919

Waltz W. Norris
2nd Lieutenant, Deshler, Ohio, born 7 October 1896, in Deshler, Ohio, white, enlisted 11 July 1917, at Ottawa, Ohio, in Supply Train, Ohio National Guard (Company D, 112th Supply Train) to 16 May 1918, transferred to Central Officers' Training School, Camp Gordon, Georgia to discharge, promoted to Private First Class 31 August 1917, promoted to Corporal 6 November 1917, honorable discharge 25 August 1918 to accept Commission as 2nd Lieutenant, Infantry 26 August 1918 from United States Army 156th Depot Brigade to discharge, Camp Jackson Summary Court, transferred to Camp Sevier Summary Court, honorable discharge 30 January 1919.
Article: February 21, 1919

Francis A. Orthwein
1937363, Hamler, Ohio, age 22 10/12 years, born in Hamler, Ohio, white, enlisted 2 October 1917, at Napoleon, Ohio, in Company G, 329th Infantry to 21 July 1918, transferred to Company C, 38th Infantry to 26 January 1919, transferred to Company C, 340th Infantry to discharge, Private, service at Aisne-Marne and Defensive Sector, wounded in action slightly 8 August 1918, service with American Expeditionary Forces 12 June 1918-2 April 1919, honorable discharge 25 April 1919.
Letter: February 14, 1919

Orson Poley
Letter: October 4, 1918

Homer L. Rader
1937117, Deshler, Ohio, age 22 11/12 years, born in Belmore, Ohio, white, enlisted 18 September 1917, at Ottawa, Ohio, in Company F, 329th Infantry to 20 July 1918, transferred to Company C, 38th Infantry to discharge, promoted to Private First Class 2 March 1919, service at Aisne-Marne, St Mihiel, Meuse-Argonne and Defensive Sector, wounded in action slightly 21 October 1918, service with American Expeditionary Forces 12 June 1918-24 May 1919, honorable discharge 18 June 1919.
Letter: March 28, 1919

Howard F. Reese
1956636, 517 North Street, Toledo, Ohio, age 25 9/12 years, born in Deshler, Ohio, white, enlisted 4 October 1917, at Toledo, Ohio, in Company B, 308th Ammunition Train to 4 December 1917, transferred to Company D, 308th Ammunition Train to discharge, promoted to Private First Class 1 February 1918, promoted to Corporal 26 February 1918, promoted to Sergeant 4 April 1918, service at Meuse-Argonne and Defensive Sector, service with American Expeditionary Forces 13 June 1918-27 April 1919, honorable discharge 14 May 1919.
Letters: December 27, 1918; February 28, 1919

Ernest G. Schweibert
2425273, RFD 3, Deshler, Ohio, age 22 6/12 years, born in Bartlett, Ohio, white, enlisted 27 April 1918, at Napoleon, Ohio, in Company F, 329th Infantry to 26 July 1918, transferred to Company F, 101st Infantry to discharge, Private, service at Aisne-Marne, St Mihiel, Meuse-Argonne and Defensive Sector, service with American Expeditionary Forces 12 June 1918-5 April 1919, honorable discharge 29 April 1919.
Letters: November 15, 1918(2); February 14, 1919

Denzil C. Smith
1526136, Box 52, Deshler, Ohio, age 20 1/12 years, born in Henry County, Ohio, white, enlisted 2 July 1917, at Toledo, Ohio, in Company G, 6th Infantry, Ohio National Guard (Company G, 147th Infantry) to discharge, promoted to Private First Class 15 May 1918, service at Meuse-Argonne, wounded in action severely about 1 October 1918, service with American Expeditionary Forces 22 June 1918-19 March 1919, honorable discharge 14 April 1919, 30% disabled.
Articles: April 18, 1919(2)
Letter: October 4, 1918

Harry D. Sterling
3903954, Deshler, Ohio, born 10 December 1896, in Deshler, Ohio, white, enlisted 25 August 1918, at Napoleon, Ohio, in 159th Depot Brigade to 20 September 1918, transferred to Medical Department to discharge, promoted to Private First Class 1 March 1919, honorable discharge 22 July 1919.
Letter: October 18, 1919

John F. Stevenson
Letter: October 18, 1918

Lincoln A. Stevenson
1540530, Toledo, Ohio, age 18 years, born in Deshler, Ohio, white, enlisted 9 November 1915, at Toledo, Ohio, in Ambulance Company, 1st Infantry, Ohio National Guard to 5 October 1917, transferred to Ambulance Company 148, 37th Division to discharge, promoted to Private First Class 14 July 1917, service at Ypres-Lvs, Meuse-Argonne and Defensive Sector, service with American Expeditionary Forces 28 June 1918-11 March 1919, honorable discharge 4 April 1919.
Article: May 30, 1919

Roy Stiles
1525271, Fostoria, Ohio, age 23 11/12 years, born in Deshler, Ohio, white, enlisted 27 May 1917, at Fostoria, Ohio, in Company D, 6th Infantry, Ohio National Guard (Company D, 147th Infantry) to discharge, promoted to Corporal 4 July 1917, promoted to Sergeant 18 June 1918, service at Meuse-Argonne, Ypres-Lys and Defensive Sector, service with American Expeditionary Forces 23 June 1918-23 March 1919, honorable discharge 19 April 1919.
Letter: October 18, 1918

Louis Thome
Poem: April 25, 1919

Henry Tobias
Article: October 4, 1918

Unknown/Incomplete Name
Letters: November 15, 1918; February 28, 1919

Lawrence A. Wagler
2104168, Canton, Ohio, age 22 3/12 years, born in Providence, Kentucky, white, enlisted 18 September 1917, at Napoleon, Ohio, in Supply Company, 329th Infantry to 10 November 1917, transferred to Company B, 347th Infantry to 22 November 1917, transferred to Supply Company, 347th Infantry to 10 June 1918, transferred to June Replacement Draft, Camp Pike, Arkansas to 8 July 1918, transferred to Company L, 163rd Infantry to 12 July 1918, transferred to Company F, 26th Infantry to discharge, made Wagoner 9 October 1918, made Private 3 June 1918, service at Aisne-Marne, St Mihiel, Meuse-Argonne and Defensive Sector, wounded in action severely 4 October 1918, service with American Expeditionary Forces 20 June 1918-7 January 1919, honorable discharge 11 June 1919, 30% disabled, cited in General Order 1, 1st Division dated 1 January 1920.
Letters: October 18, 1918(3)

Lawrence A. Webster
2100889, Cleveland, Ohio, age 22 years, born in Deshler, Ohio, white, enlisted 18 September 1917, at Cleveland, Ohio, in Company M, 348th Infantry to discharge, promoted to Corporal 5 December 1917, promoted to Sergeant 16 May 1918, promoted to Supply Sergeant 23 May 1918, service with American Expeditionary Forces 26 August 1918-11 March 1919, honorable discharge 22 March 1919.
Article: April 18, 1919

Harry A. Wilson
2435093, 302 East 2nd Street, Perrysburg, Ohio, age 24 9/12 years, born in Perrysburg, Ohio, white, enlisted 27 April 1918, at Bowling Green, Ohio, in Company K, 332nd Infantry to discharge, Private, service at Vittorio-Veneto and Defensive Sector, service with American Expeditionary Forces 8 June 1918-15 April 1919, honorable discharge 3 May 1919.
Letters: October 4, 1918(5); February 14, 1919

Mallie V. Winkle
3092264, Leipsic, Ohio, born 16 September 1895, in Leipsic, Ohio, white, enlisted 29 May 1918, at Putnam County, Ohio, in Battery C, 142nd Field Artillery to discharge, promoted to Private First Class 1 September 1918, service with American Expeditionary Forces 3 August 1918-16 June 1919, honorable discharge 23 June 1919.
Letter: March 28, 1919

Harry D. Wood
3358799, Deshler, Ohio, born 10 October 1890, in Fruitport, Michigan, white, enlisted 28 May 1918, at Napoleon, Ohio, in 156th Depot Brigade to 15 June 1918, transferred to Company C, 2nd Corps Artillery Park to discharge, made Wagoner 1 September 1918, service at St Mihiel, Meuse-Argonne and Defensive Sector, service with American Expeditionary Forces 10 July 1918-6 July 1919, honorable discharge 17 July 1919.
Article: July 11, 1919

Homer Woodruff
93383, Van Wert, Ohio, age 21 years, born in Van Wert, Ohio, white, enlist 29 March 1918, at Van Wert, Ohio, in Company D, 2nd Infantry, Ohio National Guard (Company D, 166th Infantry) to discharge, promoted to Corporal 1 September 1917, promoted to Sergeant 16 July 1918, service at Champagne-Marne, Aisne-Marne, St Mihiel, Meuse-Argonne and Defensive Sector, service with American Expeditionary Forces 18 October 1917-25 April 1919, honorable discharge 17 May 1919.
Letter: February 28, 1919

Gale V. Wren
1936869, Deshler, Ohio, age 21 8/12 years, born in Lima, Ohio, white, enlisted 18 September 1917, at Napoleon, Ohio, in Company E, 329th Infantry to 21 July 1918, transferred to Company A, 38th Infantry to 1 May 1919, transferred to Company D, 3rd Army Composite Regiment to discharge, promoted to Corporal 1 November 1917, service at Aisne-Marne, St Mihiel, Meuse-Argonne and Defensive Sector, service with American Expeditionary Forces 12 June 1918-8 September 1919, honorable discharge 24 September 1919.
Article: April 18, 1919
Letter: October 4, 1918

Wilbur H. Young
No serial number, Deshler, Ohio, age 20 years, born in Deshler, Ohio, white, enlisted 18 July 1917, at Jefferson Barracks, Missouri, in Company L, 36th Infantry to discharge, Private, honorable discharge 20 October 1917, Surgeon's Certificate of Disability.
Letter: October 4, 1918

Irvan H. Ziegler
Letters: October 4, 1918; March 14, 1918

George Zimmerman
Article: May 30, 1919

Unit: 6th Ohio National Guard
Article: March 28, 1919

Index by Date

October 4, 1918
Letter, Terry D. Norcross, n.d., pg. 1
Letter, Gale V. Wren, August 25, 1918, pg. 1
Letter, Denzil C. Smith, August 26, 1918, pg. 1
Letter, Fred H. Brubach, August 26, 1918, pg. 1
Letter, Wilbur H. Young, September 6, 1918, pgs. 1 & 8
Letter, Joseph N. Bauerschmidt, September 29, 1918, pg. 5
Letter, Irvan H. Ziegler, September 1, 1918, pg. 8
Letter, Harry A. Wilson, August 26, 1918, pg. 8
Letter, Harry A. Wilson, September 1918, pg. 8
Letter, Harry A. Wilson, September 2, 1918, pg. 8
Letter, Harry A. Wilson, September 5, 1918, pg. 8
Letter, Harry A. Wilson, September 7, 1918, pg. 8
Letter, Orson Poley, September 26, 1918, pg. 8
Article, Henry Tobias, pg. 8

October 18, 1918
Letter, Ernest H. Ferrell, September 8, 1918, pg. 1
Letter, Ernest H. Ferrell, September 15, 1918, pg. 1
Letter, Lawrence A. Wagler, July 31, 1918, pgs. 1 & 5
Letter, Roy Stiles, August 12, 1918, pg. 1
Letter, Lawrence A. Wagler, August 14, 1918, pg. 1
Letter, Lawrence A. Wagler, August 18, 1918, pg. 5
Letter, John F. Stevenson, September 10, 1918, pg. 5
Letter, Cloyce D. LaRue, September 1918, pg. 5
Letter, Bruce LaRue, October 1918, pg. 5 & 8
Letter, Bruce LaRue, October 11, 1918, pg. 8
Letter, Harry D. Sterling, October 2, 1918, pg. 8

November 15, 1918
Letter, Stephen R. Brown, November 6, 1918, pg. 1
Letter, Dennis J. Hill, October 3, 1918, pg. 1
Letter, Frank S. Collins, October 4, 1918, pg. 1
Letter, Albert Kress, October 10, 1918, pg. 1
Letter, Ferris W. Myrice, n.d., pg. 1
Letter, Ernest G. Schweibert, n.d., pg. 1
Letter, Ernest G. Schweibert, n.d., pg. 1
Article,_________ Otwell, pg. 5

November 22, 1918
Article, G.J. Norcross, pg. 1

December 27, 1918
Letter, George Ray Kline, November 26, 1918, pg. 1
Howard F. Reese, October 27, 1918, pg. 1

January 10, 1919
Article, Henry Lanzer, pg. 1

January 17, 1919
Letter, Albert F. Litchner (Terry D. Norcross), January 12, 1919, pg. 1
Article, Grover Cleveland Butler, pg. 1

January 24, 1919
Article, Lyman Fenstermaker, pg. 1

January 31, 1919
Letter, Cloyce D. LaRue, n.d., pg. 1

February 5, 1919
Article, J. Roy Hoskinson, pg. 1

February 14, 1919
Article, August F. Fry, pg. 1
Letter, Carl C. Kipp, December 26, 1919, pg. 5
Letter, Harry A. Wilson, December 27, 1918, pg. 5
Letter, George E. Freed, December 1, 1918, pg. 5
Letter, Ernest G. Schwiebert, December 28, 1918, pg. 5
Letter, Francis A. Orthwein, January 13, 1919, pg. 6

February 21, 1919
Article, Cloyce D. LaRue, pg. 1
Article, Orra L. Norris, pg. 1
Article, Waltz W. Norris, pg. 5

February 28, 1919
Letter, Howard F. Reese, February 3, 1919, pg. 1
Letter, George, December 29, 1918, pg. 1
Letter, Homer Woodruff, January 16, 1919, pg. 1

March 14, 1918
Letter, Irvan H. Ziegler, January 16, 1919, pg. 1
Letter, Virgil H. Finney, February 1, 1919, pg. 1
Letter, William F. Hemry, February 22, 1919, pg. 1

March 21, 1919
Letter, Arthur F. Williams (Terry D. Norcross), March 14, 1919, pg. 1

March 28, 1919
Letter, Mallie V. Winkle, February 20, 1919, pg. 1
Letter, Homer L. Rader, March 4, 1919, pg. 1
Article, 6th Ohio National Guard, pg. 1

April 4, 1919
Letter, Clifford Fortune, March 29, 1919, pg. 1

April 11, 1919
Letter, Fred & Verne Bowman, January 7, 1919, pg. 1
Letter, Melvin M. Brown, March 8, 1919, pg. 1

April 18, 1919
Article, Gale V. Wren, pg. 1
Article, Denzil C. Smith, pg. 1
Article, Lawrence A. Webster, pg. 1
Letter, Harold F. Madden, January 29, 1919, pg. 1
Article, Denzil C. Smith, pg. 4

April 25, 1919
Letter, Worth C. Coutney, March 5, 1919. pg. 1
Letter, John W. Hite, February 11, 1919, pg. 1
Poem, Louis Thome, pg. 1
Letter, Orlo E. Bishop, March 23, 1919, pg. 1

May 23, 1919
Article, Arthur L. Dilsaver, pg. 1

May 30, 1919
Letter, Marion J. Creager, April 27, 1919, pg. 1
Letter, Melvin M. Brown, April 21, 1919, pg. 1
Article, Myron Hanna, pg. 5
Article, George Zimmerman, pg. 5
Article, Lincoln A. Stevenson, pg. 5

July 11, 1919
Letter, Ralph Waldo LaRue, June 15, 1919, pg. 1
Article, Harry D. Wood, pg. 1
Letter, Bruce LaRue, June 13, 1919, pg. 1

November 6, 1919
Letter, Bruce LaRue, September 7, 1919, pg. 1

March 18, 1920
Article, Bruce LaRue, pg. 1