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If you have a photo of a Clayton co. soldier who served in World War I or know of a WWI veteran who is buried in Clayton county, please contact the Clayton co. coordinator.
|Alderson, Ellsworth Asher, Cox Creek twp.; he was born 09/07/1891 & died 10/09/1969; burial is in Strawberry Point cemetery. ~obituary ~gravestone|
|Anderson, Enoch S., McGregor; PFC, U.S. Army, served in France; charter member of the American Legion Post #267, McGregor, and a charter member of Clayton County Barracks Veterans of World War I. He was born 09/18/1895 & died 01/08/1986; buried in the Monona City cemetery. ~obituary ~gravestone|
|Andreae, Fred S.J., Pvt., Sperry twp.; M.G. Co. 352nd Infantry, 88th Divison. Fred Sebald John Andreae was born in Sperry twp., Clayton co. on May 6, 1895, the son of Conrad & Mary Wege / Weege Andreae. He died of pneumonia in France on October 27, 1918. The casualty list published in the Oelwein Daily Register, November 26, 1918 listed Pvt. Fred S. Andrea of Arlington, Fayette co. Iowa as died of disease. He was first buried near Ft. Belfort, France. In 1921 his remains were returned to his parents and he was reburied in St. Sebald cemetery, Clayton co. ~Gravestone ~Obituary|
|Asmus, Edgar Arnold,
Pvt., Strawberry Point; U.S. Army 150th Infantry
Regiment, 38th Division; Service #4006401
Edgar A. Asmus was born September 17, 1895 at Colesburg, IA. He was enumerated on the: 1900 US census, Fayette co., Putnam twp., with his parents Gustav & Anna and siblings; the 1905 Iowa State census, Arlington, Fayette co.; the 1910 US census, Clayton co., Cass twp., Strawberry Point town, with his widowed father, Gustav and siblings and on the 1915 Iowa State census, Strawberry Point. When he registered for the draft on June 5, 1917 he identified himself as being employed as a farmer by his father Gustav, single and living in Strawberry Point. Edgar was married to Esther B. Luther on June 18, 1918 at Strawberry Point, IA. He was inducted into the Army at Elkader, IA on July 25, 1918 and reported to Camp Gordon, Atlanta, GA for training on July 28. He was later assigned to Co. C, 150th Infantry regiment (38 Div.) Private Asmus left for France with his unit onboard the SS Demosthenes on October 4, 1918. While the ship was underway he died of pneumonia and was buried at sea on October 11, 1918. Edgars name is listed on the Wall of Missing in the chapel of the Suresnes American Cemetery. ~info. contributed by S. Ferrall (census) & Terry Sargent (all other)
|Baade, George John, Giard twp., born 09/03/1892 & died 01/27/1971, buried in the Monona City cemetery. ~obituary ~gravestone|
|Bachtell, Leland Fremont 'Harry', National; died 01/11/1918 at Camp Cody, NM; Private 1st Class, Co. F, Minnesota 136th Infantry, 34th Div. ~obituary ~gravestone|
|Bakula, Edward Charles, North Buena
Vista; Private, Co. H., 4th Div., 59th U.S. Army
|Benson, Adolph Ludwig, Highland twp., Sergeant, 352nd Infantry, 349th machine gun group; he was born 02/23/1896 & died 01/04/1959, buried in Highland Lutheran cemetery. ~obituary ~gravestone|
|Borcherding, Clarence J., Guttenberg; Pvt., Hdq Co., 34th Inf., 7th Div.; Died of influenza at a hospital in France on 10/12/1918; born on March 3, 1894. Originally buried in France, his remains were returned to the U.S. in July 1921 and re-buried in the Guttenburg City cemetery. When he registered for the draft in June 1917, he was working as a bartender in Prairie du Chien, WI. He was enumerated on the 1910 US census Iowa, Clayton co., Jefferson twp., Guttenburg with his parents William & Minnie, and siblings and on the Iowa State census. ~obituary ~gravestone|
|Brockmeier, William Fred, Colesburg, Pvt., Co. E, 129th Infantry, 33rd Division; killed in action 8/1/1918. He was born 2/25/1894 in Clayton co. Buried in Zion cemetery, Delaware co. Iowa. 'Willie F.' Brockmeier is enumerated on the 1900 U.S. census, Clayton co. Mallory twp. with his parents John H. & Margaret A. Brockmeier and his siblings. When he registered for the draft in June 1917, he was employed by his father as a farm hand in Mallory twp. ~gravestone|
|Bugenhagen, Edwin William, SR; Luana; U.S. Army; was a member of the Leslie H. Leas American Legion post #159; born 06/01/1896 & died 08/06/1986, buried St. John's Lutheran cemetery. ~obituary|
|Cahoon, Elbert Anson 'Nick', Monona; served in France during the war; born 10/23/1893 & died 01/11/1978; buried Monona City cemetery. ~obituary ~gravestone|
|Casten, Lorenz Henry, Grand Meadow twp., U.S. Army. He died in 1974 & is buried in the Postville cemetery. ~obituary ~gravestone|
|Casten, Victor John, Grand Meadow twp., U.S. Army, Co. F, 25th Engineers. He died in 1971 & is buried in the Postville cemetery. ~obituary ~gravestone|
|Clefisch, August John, Guttenberg; Sergeant, Gas Det., 1180 Demob. GP; served in France; died 06/01/1961; buried Oak Hill cemetery, Rock co., WI. ~obituary ~gravestone|
Harry, [Clemens, Clemmens], Pvt.; McGregor; Enlisted from Waterloo; Died of wounds
received in action.
|Clemens, Roy; McGregor; Private, enlisted from Dubuque; wounded in action in France, July 19, 1918; member of a machine gun company|
|Corkery, Raymond L.; Private; Elkader; entered the service from Iowa; served in U.S. Army, 23rd Infantry Regiment; KIA 11/06/1918; buried in plot A, Row 23, Grave 13, Meuse-Argonne American cemetery, Romagne, France. (source: American Battle Monuments Commission) ~brief obituary|
|Curran, Sylvester, Elkport; he was born 04/19/1895 & died 10/21/1966, buried St. Joseph's cemetery, Elkader. ~obituary ~gravestone|
|Dahl, Eldo C., St. Olaf. He died in 1967 & is buried in Lancaster cemetery, Huntington, IN. ~obituary ~gravestone|
Frederick, Garnavillo. U.S. Army, Private
|Dittmer, James H., Lieutenant, US Navy. Born 12/18/1888 and died 10/13/1957. Buried County Corners cemetery. ~gravestone|
|Doerring, Arno William, U.S. Army, served in the European theatre of war. He died in 1977 & is buried in the Postville cemetery. ~obituary ~gravestone|
|Doerring, Orville J., Monona twp.; died in 1973, buried St. John's cemetery, Luana. ~obituary|
|Downing, John or William, Monona; died 1918 in France. Buried Monona City cemetery. Note: attempts to further identify this soldier's military service & circumstances of death have been largely unsuccessful, utilizing on-line records at Iowa in the Great War (IAGenWeb Special Project), Fold3, Ancestry & newspaper archives (including the Monona papers). Parents were John W. & Mary Downing and he was enumerated in their household on the 1880 U.S. census, Giard; in the household of his sister & brother-in-law Emil & Maude Schiff on the 1900 U.S. census, Giard. His mother's 1934 obit names him as William & states he died in the world war; his sister died in Sept. 1918 and 'Will' is named as a survivor. ~re-burial notice ~gravestone (not seen in the photo is a military stake on the side of the gravestone)|
|Dunsmoor, Fred L.,
Pvt., Strawberry Point, Died of wounds, November 10, 1918
|Engle, Verni Henry; member of the Sheehan-Olson American Legion Post, Clermont; born 2/22/1896 in Clayton co. near Postville, died 2/28/1965, buried Gods Acre cemetery, Fayette co. ~obituary ~gravestone|
|Epps, Franklin H. 'Frank', Volga City; Pvt Co. B, 346 MG BN 91 Div. He was born Dec. 17, 1889 and drowned in the Mississippi River near Purque, MO on Oct. 28, 1930, he is buried in Sacred Heart cemetery, Volga. ~obituary ~gravestone|
|Ferguson, Walter A., Linton twp. Allamakee co.; U.S. Navy. He died in 1955 & is buried in the Monona City cemetery. ~obituary ~gravestone|
|Franck, George Martin, Monona. He died in 1969 & is buried in the Strawberry Point cemetery. ~obituary|
|Geraghty, Joseph 'Joe', Monona. He died 11/21/1956 & is buried in St. Patrick's cemetery, Monona. ~obituary|
|Geraghty, Thomas Edward, Monona. Served with the 281st Aero Squadron. He died 11/18/1965 & is buried in St. Patrick's cemetery, Monona. ~obituary|
|Glawe, Fred Carl, Read twp. Medic, U.S. Army. He died in 1973 & is buried in the Clayton Center cemetery. ~obituary|
|Gleason, Claude, Elk twp.; Wagoneer, Supply Co., 87th Infantry; died in 1969, buried in Elk Valley cemetery. ~gravestone|
|Grady, Nicholas F., Monona; U.S. Army, Private, Co. D, 352nd Infantry, 88th Division. Enlisted 5/27/1918, discharged 3/31/1920. Died 2/22/1950, buried St. Patrick cemetery, Monona. ~obituary|
|Gulsvig, Benjamin A., Ossian. He died in 1969 & is buried in Norway cemetery, St. Olaf. ~obituary|
|Gunderson, Ralph O., St. Olaf. Died 1/28/1950, buried in the Postville cemetery. ~obituary ~gravestone|
|Hass, Fred Frank, Giard/Monona. Served in Germany during the war. He died in 1979 & is buried in the Monona City cemetery. ~obituary|
Elsie M., Red Cross Nurse, Edgewood, Died of
|Hinman, Harry Hobart, Pvt., Hardin / Luana. Harry H. Hinman was born a son of Charles Albert & Lillie (Ridenour) Hinman, born March 5, 1897, at Hardin, Clayton County. He was educated in the Luana schools. Served in Co 47, 12th Btn., 163rd Depot Brigade, US Army. He died in 1964. ~discharge record ~obituary ~gravestone|
|Hoffman, John, McGregor. U.S. Army, 35th Division, France. Died in 1944, buried Moody cemetery. ~obituary ~gravestone|
|Hughes, Andrew, Strawberry Point. U.S. Army, Rainbow Division. Died in 1940.|
|Hulbert, Benjamin Franklin, Elkader. Active duty in France. He died in 1979 & is buried in God's Acres cemetery, Clermont, Fayette co. ~obituary ~gravestone|
|Hulbert, George Jr., Elkader. Entered service 9/5/1918, Co. L, 14th Inf.; died of disease at Camp Grant, IL. ~obituary ~gravestone|
|Hungerford, Louis Newell, Volga City. U.S. Army, Machine Gunner. Died in 1962 & is buried in Hillcrest cemetery. ~obituary ~gravestone|
|Hurd, Seaton Alonzo, served from Northwood, IA; U.S. Army, Saddler, 305 Artillery, 77th Division. Died in 1936 & is buried in the Luana city cemetery. ~obituary ~gravestone|
|Jewell, Roy H.,
Pvt., Strawberry Point, Died of disease.
Roy Harrison Jewell was born on August 16, 1888 in Seales Mound, Illinois, and died in New Jersey on October 1, 1918. He is buried in the Strawberry Point cemetery. He served in Co. 8 ARD Infantry. When he registered for the draft in June 1917, he was single and was farming near Dundee, Iowa. Roy was enumerated on the 1905 and 1915 Iowa State census, living in Richland twp., Delaware co. Iowa, postoffice - Strawberry Point and on the 1900 and 1910 U.S. census, Iowa, Delaware co., Richland twp. living with his parents Thomas & Eliza Jewell and his siblings.
|Johnson, Julius, Elgin. U.S. Army, Private, Co. M, 352nd Infantry, served 11 months with the AEF in France. He died in 1964 & is buried in the Swedish cemetery. ~obituary ~gravestone|
|Jones, Frank W., Corporal, Wagner
twp. Clayton co. & Cresco, Howard co. IA; Killed in
|Kalke, Hugo, Clayton Centre. U.S. Army, Private, Infantry, Headquarters Co., 19th Division. He died in 1975 & is buried in Zion Lutheran cemetery ~obituary ~gravestone|
|Kammerer, David, Monona. He died in 1970 & is buried in the Monona City cemetery. ~obituary ~gravestone|
|Kellogg, Francis E.,
Pvt., Volga, died in France while in the service of his
Francis Ellingwood Kellogg was born in Strawberry Point on July 3, 1895 and died in France on December 16, 1918. He was first buried in France. In 1921 his remains were returned to the U.S. and buried in the Strawberry Point cemetery. When he registered for the draft in June 1917, he was single, occupation automobile repairman and living in Volga. Francis was enumerated on the 1900 & 1910 U.S. census, Iowa, Clayton co. Cox Creek twp. with his parents William H. & Rose Kellogg and his siblings; and on the 1905 Iowa State census living in Mederville, Clayton co.
~World War I Casualty file, contributed by Terry Sargent: Pvt. Francis E. Kellogg, Serial No. 2,139,319, Battery E, 319th Field Artillery, 82nd Division died at Evacuation Hospital #10 of bilateral lobar pneumonia on December 16, 1918. ~Gravestone ~Obituary
|Kettelkamp, Enoch G., Monona. He died in 1981 & is buried in the Monona City cemetery. ~obituary ~gravestone|
|Kinyon, Frank, Pvt., Turkey River, Died of disease. Frank Kinyon was born in Leadville, Colorado on June 18, 1892. He was enumerated on the 1900 U.S. census, Colorado, Teller co., Goldfield town, with his parents Ira & Anna Kinyon and his siblings. When he registered for the draft in June 1917, he was single, his home address was Turkey River and occupation farm laborer in Millville. His death by disease was reported on the war casualty lists published in November 1918. His burial place is unknown.|
|Klima, Joseph, Giard twp. He died 1/12/1970 & is buried in the Monona City cemetery. ~obituary|
|Knight, Louis Alpha, McGregor. U.S. Army, Private, Company B, 326th Infantry, served in France. He died in 1965 & is buried in Council Hill cemetery. ~obituary ~gravestone|
|Knudson, Elmer, St. Olaf. U.S. Navy, served on the USS Seattle. He died in 1945 & is buried in the Norway cemetery. ~obituary|
|Kottke, August William, Jefferson twp., Pvt., Co. M, 101st Infantry, 26th Division, U.S. Army. Killed in action in the battle of Argonne, France on September 30, 1918. Initially interred in France, his remains were returned to the U.S. aboard the U.S.A.T. Wheaton, sailing from Antwerp, Belgim on 6/19/1921. He was re-buried in St. Paula cemetery, Jefferson twp. in August 1921. When he registered for the draft in June 1917, he was a single man, farming in Jefferson twp. August was enumerated on the 1910 U.S. census, Clayton co. Jefferson twp. living with his parents August & Anna Kottke; and on the 1915 Iowa State census, living in Jefferson twp., occupation was a mason. ~obituary ~gravestone|
|Krueger, Arthur Fred John, Luana; Lieutenant, U.S. Army, Medical Detachment; died October 9, 1918, of influenza and pneumonia while serving in France. He was initially buried near the field hospital. His remains were returned to the U.S. in late May 1921 and re-buried in the St. John's Lutheran cemetery, Luana. Arthur Krueger was born September 7, 1889 in Clayton co. When he registered for the draft in June 1917, he was single, occupation musician and living in McGregor. His parents were Henry D. Krueger & Caroline Charlotte Louise Kregel. Arthur was enumerated on the 1905 Iowa State census in Luana and on the 1910 U.S. census, Clayton co. Monona twp. working as a hired farm hand. ~obituary ~gravestone|
|Kurth, Elmer Louis, Wagner twp. He died in 1976 & is buried in St. Paul Lutheran cemetery, Monona. ~obituary|
|Lake, Alois J. 'Al', Guttenberg; U.S. Army, Corporal; member of Guttenberg American Legion; he died 2/14/1995 and is buried in Mt. Olivet cemetery. ~obituary ~gravestone|
|Lang, Ernie R., Marquette. He died in 1971 & is buried in Pleasant Grove cemetery. ~obituary ~gravestone|
|Lemka, Henry, [Lembke,
Lemka], Pvt., U.S. Army, Co. L, 131st Regiment, Infantry;
Elkader, Killed in action.
|Leuchtenmacher, George C.,
Pvt., post-office: Elgin, Highland twp. Clayton co.,
Wounded in action
|Leuchtenmacher, Matthew W.,
Pvt., post-office: Elgin, Highland twp. Clayton co., Died
of pneumonia at Camp Pike, Arkansas on December 27, 1917.
Mathew William Leuchtenmacher was born on February 1, 1890. When he registered for the draft in June 1917, he was single, address was Luana where he was employed as a farm laborer for Lewis McNally. He is buried in East Side cemetery, Elkader. Mathew was enumerated on the 1910 U.S. census, Clayton co., Highland twp. he is age 20 and living with his parents John & Lydia H. and siblings: John G., George C., Dora E., Roy H., Ada & Phillip B. ~Obituary
|Lewin, Erwin L.,
[Lowin], Corporal, Guttenberg, Died of disease. Served in
Co H, 352nd Infantry 98th Division.
Erwin Lewin was born January 26, 1895 in Ceres. When he registered for the draft in June 1917, he was single and employed on a farm in Clayton co. Erwin Lewin was enumerated on the 1905 Iowa State census in Guttenberg; and on the 1910 U.S. census, Clayton co. Jefferson twp. Guttenberg with his parents John & Hilda Lewin and siblings. He died November 8, 1918 in France and is buried in Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA. ~death & burial information was sent by anonymous email Nov. 2, 2011
|Linderwell / Lindervell, Carl, Strawberry Point; Died 10/10/1918 of wounds received in action|
|Lotza, Joseph, Giard. Wounded in the Argonne Forest 9/29/1918; died 5/6/1938 ~obituary ~gravestone|
|Love, Charles Morris, McGregor. Served in the Canadian Army during the war. ~obituary|
|Mangels, John Henry, Died 1/12/1958 & is buried in St. Paul's Lutheran cemetery, Monona. ~obituary ~gravestone|
|Mathews, Glenn E.,
[Matthews, Glen] Corporal, Farmersburg, Died of disease.
|Matusch, Charles Adam, Pvt., Edgewood, Killed in Action. He was born in Blunt, South Dakota [source: draft registration] on August 19, 1886. He died October 23, 1918 and is buried in Oakland cemetery, Manchester, Delaware co. Iowa. Charles is enumerated on the 1910 U.S. census in Iowa, Delaware co. Honey Creek twp. living in the household of his brother William Matusch and on the 1915 Iowa State census in Edgewood, Honey Creek twp. Delaware co. He is working as a farm hand. Birth place given as Iowa.|
|Miller, Fred John, Elkader. Served for 9 months during the war. He died in 1961 & is buried in the Postville cemetery. ~obituary ~gravestone|
|Moser, Herman H.C.,
Pvt., Osterdock, Died of disease.
Herman Henry Carl Moser was born in Clayton co. August 27, 1895 [draft registration]. He served with Co B, 150th Battery A.E.F. He died in 1918 and is buried in Bethel cemetery, Mallory twp. Herman was enumerated on the 1900 U.S. census, Clayton co. Mallory twp. living with his parents Emile & Lena Moser and his siblings. Date of birth given as Aug 1895; the 1910 U.S. census, Clayton co. Mallory twp. town of Osterdock, living with his widowed mother Lena and siblings and on the 1915 Iowa State census, Osterdock; occupation farmer. ~Gravestone
|Mueller, Eddie August Friederich, Pvt., Monona twp., born June 30, 1895. Pvt. Mueller served in France with Company D., 42nd Engineers. He died April 8, 1959 and is buried in St. John's Lutheran cemetery, Luana. ~obituary|
|Mueller, William Henry Fred 'Willie', Pvt., Clayton Center, born July 11, 1893. He served in the US Army from April 26, 1918 to June 16, 1919. He died in 1985 and is buried in God's Acres Cemetery, Clermont, Fayette co. Iowa. ~obituary ~discharge record|
|Nading, Clarence, Mederville.U.S. Army, Private, Co. E, 38th Infantry. He died in 1960 & is buried in the Mederville cemetery. ~obituary ~gravestone|
|Nading, Rubert Anton, Littleport. Rubert Nading was born April 24, 1892. He enlisted in the service of the U.S. Army in February 1918 and was in the fighting at Amiens July 21, 1918 and at Verdun Sept. 9, 1918. He suffered a severe gassing while in the service. He was honorably discharged April 11, 1919. He died Nov. 3, 1930 and is buried in the Union cemetery, Littleport. ~obituary ~gravestone|
|Nelson, Martin, Clermont. U.S. Army, Private, 3rd Division, fought in the Argonne Forest & served in the occupation forces. He died in 1966 & is buried in the Monona City cemetery. ~obituary ~gravestone|
|Nieman, Edward Henry, Guttenberg. Veteran of both WWI and WWII. He died in 1964 & is buried in the Ceres cemetery. ~obituary ~gravestone|
|Olson, Melvin, Gunder. US. Army, Sergeant, Motor Transport Corps. Born 4/16/1896 and died 10/13/1995, buried in the West Union cemetery, Fayette co. IA. ~obituary|
|Orr, Henry Topliff 'Pete', Monona. He served in the 19th or Twilight Division and was a charter member of Leslie H. Smith Post, American Legion. He died in 1976 & is buried in the Monona City cemetery. ~obituary|
James, [O'Rieley, O'Reily, Riley],
Pvt., McGregor, Killed in Action, August 191?
|Pixler, George Frye, Grand Meadow twp., U.S. Marine Corps. He died 03/30/1962 & is buried in the Postville cemetery. ~obituary ~gravestone|
|Sargent, Elwin F.,
Pvt., Strawberry Point
Elwin Forey Sargent was born on September 11, 1888 at Strawberry Point, IA. He was single and employed as a farm laborer around Strawberry Point at the time of his draft registration on June 5, 1917. He was inducted into the Army at Elkader, IA on June 25, 1918 and sent to Camp Dodge, IA for training. He was assigned to Co. F of the 352nd Infantry Regt., 88th Division at Camp Dodge. He served with 352nd in France from August 16, 1918 to June 1, 1919. Combat service: Occupied trenches in the Center sector, Haute- Alsace, France from October 17 thru November 4th, 1918. Upon returning stateside he was honorably discharged from the Army on June 14, 1919 at Camp Dodge, IA. Elwin passed away at the Delaware County Memorial Hospital (Manchester, IA) on December 28, 1961 and is buried in the Strawberry Point Cemetery. ~Information contributed by Terry Sargent, son. ~Gravestone ~Obituary & memorial
|Sargent, Stanley T.,
Pvt., Strawberry Point
|Schnieder, Edward J., Guttenberg. U.S. Army. He died in 1985 & is buried in St. Mary's cemetery. ~obituary ~gravestone|
Schultz, Ervin, Pvt., Grand Meadow twp. Born November 22, 1892 and died October 6, 1918 at Camp Gordon, Georgia of pneumonia.
|Sheppard, Leigh Edwin, Pvt 1st Class, 361st Infantry. Born Oct 3, 1909 and died on Oct. 24, 1945, from injuries received in a car accident shortly after he was discharged from the service. ~Gravestone|
|Sheppard, Merle R., Pvt 1st Class, 537th Escort Guard, Co. MP. Born Nov 13, 1903 and died Nov 2, 1945, from injuries received in a car accident shortly after he was discharged from the service. ~Gravestone|
|Sherbonda, Leslie L., Monona. U.S. Army, Battery A, 337th Field Artillery. He died in 1965 & is buried in the Monona City cemetery. ~obituary ~gravestone|
|Siegle, Walter L., National. U.S. Army. He died in 1990 & is buried in Pleasant Grove cemetery. ~obituary ~gravestone|
|Smith, Leslie H., Monona; U.S. Marine Corps. Killed in France. ~death notice|
|Smith, Lloyd Harrison, Osterdock. Corporal, Co. E, 5th Inf. U.S. Army. Inducted at Elkader. Died at Camp Dodge 1/19/1919 of flu complicated with pneumonia. ~obituary ~gravestone|
|Snyder, Herman Dewitt, Froelich; U.S. Army; member American Legion Post of McGregor and Veterans of World War I; he was born 07/02/1891 & died 05/21/1974, buried in the Giard cemetery. ~obituary ~gravestone|
|Stahl, Clarence Henry, Cox Creek; U.S. Army; died of influenza on 11/30/1918 in the Lincoln Hospital, Lincoln, New Hampshire. ~obituary|
|Stendel, Fred Louis Gottfred, Clayton Centre; U.S. Army; Private, Co. D, 118th Infantry, 30th Division; KIA 09/26/1918 in France; body re-interred East Side cemetery, Jan. 1922. ~obituary (note: obit does not name his wife Lorna Hill, who he married 5/31/1917) ~gravestone|
|Stephens, Jesse, Volga. Died 1962. ~death notice|
|Sudol, Frank, SR; Giard twp.; U.S. Army, served in France. He died in 1971 & is buried in St. Patrick's cemetery, Monona. ~obituary|
|Talley, Atwell Lowell, Captain, U.S.
Army Infantry; son of Morris Grant Talley & Lena
Nelson Talley, he was born June 6, 1893 in La Crosse, La
Crosse co., Wisconsin. He died April 24, 1961 in Des
Moines, Polk co., Iowa & is buried in Highland Memory
Gardens. He was married to Rose Alice Griffith.
~information contributed by Don Lindgren. Discharge Record (opens in a new window)
Death notice, Clayton County Register, 5/4/1961:
"Word has been received here that Atwell Talley of
Des Moines died of a heart attack Monday April 24. Mr
Talley was formerly from Elkader. He had been retired for
some time because of his heart condition."
|Talley, Ray Donald,
Corporal, was in the Central Machine Gun Officer Training
School, Camp Hancock, Georgia when WWI ended. Before
removing to Sioux City, he served as Vice Post Commander
of the Lemka-Stendel Post No. 106, American Legion,
|Tangeman, Harry E.,
Pvt., McGregor, Died of disease.
|Theviot, Fred J.,
Pvt., U.S. Army, McGregor, Killed in Action
|Tinkey, Samuel Eugene, Pvt., U.S.
Army, 132nd infantry, 66th Brigade; was gassed on a
battlefield in France on 8/10/1918, died at Rouen, France
on 8/12/1918. Initially buried in France, his remains
were returned to the U.S. in 1921 and reburied in the
Clayton cemetery. Son of Jake & Adeline (Wick)
|Tinkey, Walter Roy, Pvt., Osterdock,
Died of disease.
Son of Edward & Mary M. (Harris) Tinkey, he was born December 22 1896 and died at Camp Dodge, Iowa on October 16, 1918. He is buried in the Bethel cemetery.
|Topel, Charles L.
JR, Pvt., Monona, Died of wounds.
|Troester, Otto, Pvt., Osterdock, Died of pneumonia in Warwickshire, England on October 2, 1918; initially buried in England, his remains were returned to the U.S. and reburied in the Guttenburg City cemetery in 1920. When he registered for the draft in June 1917, he was employed as a farm laborer near McGregor. Otto was enumerated on the 1900 U.S. census, Clayton co. Mallory twp. living with his parents John & Emma Troester and siblings. ~Obituary ~Gravestone|
|Tuecke, William Fred, Private, U.S.
Army, 16th Infantry, Guttenberg. Buried Ceres cemetery
|Ulish, Frank B., Monona. U.S. Army, served in France & Germany. He died in 1978 & is buried in Corpus Christi cemetery, Fort Dodge, IA. ~obituary|
|Voelz, Reinhild Carl August, Monona. U.S. Army. He died in 1984 & is buried in St. John Lutheran cemetery, Luana. ~obituary ~gravestone|
|Waltz, Chauncey W. 'Jack', McGregor. U.S. Army, Sergeant. He died in 1993 & is buried in Pleasant Grove cemetery. ~obituary|
|Waters, Bernard John, Grand Meadow twp. He died in 1994 & is buried in the Postville cemetery. ~obituary ~gravestone|
|Wettleson, Theodore C., Pvt., Gunder
(Postville postoffice), Died of wounds received in action
in France, August 3, 1918.
|Williams, Hewitt L., Corporal, Co.
L., 352nd Infantry, American Expeditionary Forces, Killed
|Wolfe, Michael, Pvt., North Buena
Vista, Died of disease.
Michael Wolfe was born July 13, 1894 in Bode, Humboldt co. Iowa. He died September 18, 1918 and is buried in St. Joseph cemetery, St. Joseph twp. Kossuth co. Iowa. When he registered for the draft in Dubuque June 1917, he was living in North Buena Vista, Clayton county and working as an automobile mechanic in Holy Cross.
|Zahn, Jacob F. JR,
McGregor, Private, Company B., Ninth infantry. Sept. 17,
1897-June 13, 1934
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~the photos from 'The Iowa Magazine' Vol 2 No. 6, December 1918; were scanned and contributed by Steve Harken for the Clayton co. IAGenWeb. Steve has scanned all of the photos in the Dec 1918 'The Iowa Magazine' for the IAGenWeb Special Project: The Iowa History Project
~photos from Soldiers of the Great War, Vol I, 1920, Memorial Addition were scanned by Sharyl Ferrall for Clayton co. IAGenWeb.
Note: Sue Soden has scanned all of the Iowa pages from this book for the IAGenWeb Special Project: Iowa in the Great War.
~much of the additional information was compiled by S. Ferrall, from obituaries, census records, WWI draft registration cards, gravestones & misc. other sources
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