Pvt. Charles Noska


Pvt. Charles Noska


Pvt. Charles Moska is mentioned on the following pages on the GW site:

and photo: 2nd row down, 1st on left
~transcribed for Iowa in the Great War by S. Ferrall

Fifth Johnson County Soldier Makes Sacrifice

Iowa City, Ia., Nov. 9 - Charles Noska, a Johnson county hero, has been killed in France. His lieutenant cables to Mrs. Frank Noska, the bereaved mother, a resident of Big Grove township, near Solon. He was slain by the Huns on October 8. He is the fifth soldier from Solon and vicinity, news of whose death in France has reached here during the last few days.

~Cedar Rapids Evening Gazette, November 9, 1918

Charles Noska of Solon Killed in Action in France

Solon, Nov 13 - Sad news announcing the death of their son, Charles, was received by the parents, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Noska, who live four miles north of Solon, yesterday afternoon. The heartbreaking message was very brief and written on Charles' identification card as follows:
"Killed in action, Oct. 8th" Besides his parents he leaves five brothers, Wesley, Tony and Leo, all at home; John, of South Dakota, and Frank, of Center Point; and five sisters, Elizabeth Frances, at home; Mrs. John Selba, of Cedar Rapids; Mrs. Clarence Andrew, of Mechanicsville; and Mrs. Otto Shulty, whose husband is in France.

~Cedar Rapids Republican, November 14, 1918


-transcribed and Submitted by Sharyl Ferrall for Iowa in the Great War
Iowa GenWeb County Coordinator, Allamakee, Clayton, Winnebago counties
Iowa Old Press IAGenWeb Special Project Co-coordinator