The Price of Our Heritage: In memory of the Heroic Dead of the 168 Infantry, by Winfred E. Robb. 1919 Published at Des Moines, Iowa by American Lithographing and Printing Co.
Submitted by Pat O'Dell:

Johnson, Clifford, #101232, Private, Company F.

Killed at Chateau Thierry [France] near the Croix Rouge Farm, July 26, 1918.

Buried in Grave No 18-A, Map of Conde-en-brie.

Son of Mrs Eli Johnson, Newmarket, Iowa.

Private Johnson was killed instantly by a shell while his platoon was being formed to go over the top. He was an automatic rifleman and displayed exceptional ability.

Private Johnson was always willing to lend a helping hand, always had a smile and greeting for everybody regardless of how tired he himelf might be. [page 181]


Livingston, John R., #102162, Private, Company K.

Died August 3rd at Base Hospital No 19, Vichy, France.

Son of Mr and Mrs B.P. Livingston, Bedford, Iowa.

Private Livingston was hit by a piece of high explosive shell while in a hole he had dug for his protection.

I had known Livingston for several years and he had often been in my church. He was a splendid chap. [page 264]


Norris, Frank, #102006, Corporal, Company K.

Killed at Chateau Thierry [France].

Son of Mrs Nellie Norris, Gravity, Iowa.

Corporal Norris was hit in both legs by high explosives and killed while advancing with his squad in the attack on Hill 212.

Norris was a fearless leader and had the trust of all who knew him. [page 227]


O'Dell, Louis E., #2311848, Private, Company K.

Killed at Champagne [France] July 15, 1918.

Buried, Grave No 49, Map No 3.

Private O'Dell was killed by a high explosive which hit him in the shoulder. He was on post duty during the bombardment.

Relative's address: H.P. Timberly [Timberlake], Bedford, Iowa.[page 133]


Peach, Arthur, #102185, Private, Company K.

Killed at Champagne [France] July 15th. Buried July 16, 1918 in Grave No 27, Map No 3.

Relative's address: Barton Landon, Bedford, Iowa.

Private Peach was making his eleventh trip to the aid station with wounded when he was struck by a high explosive shell and killed instantly.

Private Peach was recommended for the Distinguished Service Cross for these acts of bravery. [page 128]


Short, John A., #102192, Private, Company K.

Killed at Champagne [France] near Camp 3/5 July 15, 1918.

Buried in Grave No 2, Map No 3.

Son of Mr and Mrs W.M. Short, Conway, Iowa.

Private Short was killed instantly by a high explosive shell while standing post in the trenches.[page 127]