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Thaddeus L. BRADDOCK

History of Howard County in the World War C.V. Haworth, Indianapolis: Wm B. Burford, Printer & Binder, 1920. p 37 photo plate 36

BRADDOCK, Thaddeus L., son of Frank and Emma BRADDOCK, was born Feb. 21, 1896.
He enlisted as a bugler in Co. E of Kokomo, and was sent to the Mexican Border, June 11, 1916, where he remained until Feb. 21, 1917, when he came to East Chicago, Ind. There he was promoted to corporal and then to sergeant.
After going to Camp Shelby, Miss., he was transferred to Baker Co. No. 808, and sent to St. Florentine, France.
He was on duty there until the summer of 1919, when he returned to the States, and was discharged in July, 1919, soon after reaching Newport News, Va.

NOTE: No entry was located in a basic search of the Social Security Death Index.


Lester F. BRAMMELL

History of Howard County in the World War C.V. Haworth, Indianapolis: Wm B. Burford, Printer & Binder, 1920. p 37.

BRAMMELL, Lester F., was born April 18, 1900. He is a son of J. Marshall and Harriett BRAMMELL.
He entered the army June 24, 1918, and was discharged Feb. 14, 1919. He was in the Field Artillery, Bat. A, Forty-ninth Regiment.
He was ordered from Fort Sill, Okla., to Camp Zachary Taylor, Ky., where he was discharged Feb. 14, 1919.

The following information was found in the Cemeteries of Howard County website:
Crown Point Cemetery: BRAMMELL, Lester F. - born 1900; died 1 Jul 1985. Buried 3 JUL 1985, Age 85. Section 27,Lot 44.

The Kokomo Tribune Obituary Index lists an obituary for BRAMMELL Lester F. in the 1985 book, page 10 & 341.


Gladstone BRAND

History of Howard County in the World War C.V. Haworth, Indianapolis: Wm B. Burford, Printer & Binder, 1920. p 37 photo plate 98

BRAND, Gladstone, son of Millard F. and Alberta BRAND, was born in Kokomo, Ind., June 28, 1893. He attended high school for two years.
On May 30, 1917, he enlisted at Fort Wayne, Ind., and was sent to Fort Thomas, Ky.; additional training was received at the two Georgia camps; Camp Greenleaf and Camp Gordon.
He was promoted to sergeant and assigned first aid, 836th Ambulance Corps, Eighty-second Division.
In May, 1918, he went overseas with the 807th Sanitary Train, and upon his return to the States May 6, 1919, he was sent to Camp Dix, N. J.; and then to Camp Sherman, Ohio, where he was mustered out of the service about June 1, 1919.
While caring for some German prisoners, he discovered by an identification tag, that one of the prisoners bore his own name, much to the astonishment of both of them.

NOTE: The following entry was found in the Social Security Death Index:
GLADSTONE BRAND: born 28 Jun 1893; died Apr 1968. Last Residence: Florida. SSN: 308-09-7632 issued in Indiana.

The following information was found in the Cemeteries of Howard County website:
Crown Point Cemetery:

  • BRAND, Millard Fillmore: born 1858; died 13 Sep 1921. Buried 15 SEP 1921, age 63. Section 9, lot 5
  • BRAND, Alberta E.: born 1866; died 14 Jan 1924, buried 16 JAN 1924, age 58. Section 9, lot 5

    The Kokomo Tribune Obituary Index lists an obituary for BRAND Gladstone in the 1968 book, page 72.


    Ulysses S. BRANNEN

    Howard County in the World War. C.V. Haworth, 1920. Indianapolis: Wm. B. Burford, Printer and Binder. Page 37 Photo plate 31

    Ulysses S. BRANNEN was born near Elliston, Indiana 6 Jun 1902.
    He tried to join the army at Kokomo Ind. but was rejected because he was underage. However, by the time he reached Great Falls, Montana, he was "old enough" and was accepted for service.
    He was assigned to Co. B 10th battery, 20th Regiment Engineers, Spokane, Washington. Special advanced work was reeceived at the American University, Washington D.C. and in March 1918, he was ordered to France.

    NOTE: No entry was located in a basic search of the Social Security Death Index

    The following information was found in the Cemeteries of Howard County website (probably the father of the subject of this sketch:
    Greenlawn Cemetery: BRANNEN Ulysses S.: born 9 Oct 1865 - died 27 Feb 1932, age 66 Link to photo of gravestone


    Loyal Elred BRANSTETTER

    History of Howard County in the World War C.V. Haworth, Indianapolis: Wm B. Burford, Printer & Binder, 1920. p 37

    BRANSTETTER, Loyal Elred, son of James Milton and Sarah Elizabeth BROWN BRANSTETTER, was born at Moran, Ind., May 29, 1897. He completed two years of high school work in Kokomo, Ind.
    When he enlisted in the army at Columbus Barracks, Ohio, Dec. 18, 1916, he was sent to the Philippines, where he was assigned to the hospital at Fort McKinley, and served as nurse and assistant nurse.
    He was there for about eighteen months before he was transferred to the A. E. F. for Siberia. As he was a member of the medical detachment of the Thirty-first Infantry, he saw little active service, for his chief duty was to render medical aid to troops on railroad patrol duty in and near Vladivostok.
    His term of enlistment ended Dec. 13, 1919.

    NOTE: The following entry was found in the Social Security Death Index:
    LOYAL BRANSTETTER: 29 May 1897; died Jun 1971. Last Residence: Van Nuys, Los Angeles, CA. SSN: 312-10-7313 issued in Indiana

    The following information was found in the California Death Index website at Rootsweb:
    BRANSTETTER LOYAL E: born 05/29/1897 in Indiana. Died 06/01/1971 in Los Angeles County, age 74 yrs. SSN: 312-10-7313.


    Glen Everett BRANT

    History of Howard County in the World War C.V. Haworth, Indianapolis: Wm B. Burford, Printer & Binder, 1920. p 39 photo plate 12

    BRANT, Glen Everett, son of Thomas and Ada SPRADLING BRANT, was born in Russiaville, Ind., Aug. 24, 1898. His wife is Leota THATCHER BRANT.
    On April 19, 1917, he enlisted at Kokomo, Ind., and after a brief period of training at Fort Benjamin Harrison, he was sent to Camp Shelby, Miss where he was in training for one year before going to France as a first class private with the sanitary troops, 151st Infantry, Thirty-eighth Division.
    In France he was transferred to Field Hospital No. 310, Seventy-eighth Division. He reached Camp Dix, N. J., May 30, 1919, and was discharged a few days later.

    The following information was found in the Cemeteries of Howard County website:
    Memorial Park Cemetery:BRANT Glen E.: died 3 OCT 1948; buried 3 OCT 1948 Age: 50 Memorial section. Link to photo of family stone.


    Forest Hubert BRASKETT

    Howard County in the World War. C.V. Haworth, 1920. Indianapolis: Wm. B. Burford, Printer and Binder. Page 39 Photo Plate 92.

    Forest Hubert BRASKETT, son of Frank William and Margaret J. PERKINS BRASKETT, was born in Anderson Ind. 3 May 1895.
    He enlisted as Columbus Barracks, Ohio, 14 Apr 1917, eight days after war was declared. His first experience in army life was at Fort Warren, Mass; then he was sent to Fort Rever, Mass; next to Fort Andrews, Mass; and finally to Fort Adams R.I. His training was on field pieces and 6-8 in coast defense guns, also infantry drills and fire control.
    He was then attached to the 6th Provisional Regiment, 8th French Army, which was at various times attached to several different divisions. He was promoted to corporal and first-class gunner and served 18 months in France. He was at Noviant beginning 12 Apr 1918; gassed at St. Jeane, 28 Apr.; again gassed at St. Jeane 5 May; he was at St. Michel 12 Sept; Bois de Grande 21 Oct to 24 Oct. He embarkd from France 3 Feb 1919 and after his arrival at Hoboken was sent to Camp Mils L.I.; then to Fort Hamilton N.Y. and finally to Columbus Ohio, where he was discharged 25 Feb 1919.

    NOTE: The following entry was found in the Social Security Death Index:
    FORREST BRASKETT: born 03 May 1895; died Oct 1962. SS#: 308-09-4336 issued in Indiana.

    The following information was found in the Sunset Memory Gardens Index website:
    BRASKETT Forrest Hubert: born 3 May 1895 - died 21 Oct 1962, age 67. Section 8 Block 1 Lot 9, Grave 2 Link to photo of military plaque

    Obituary


    Robert Marion BRASKETT

    Howard County in the World War. C.V. Haworth, 1920. Indianapolis: Wm. B. Burford, Printer and Binder. Page 39 Photo Plate 91.

    Robert Marion BRASKETT, son of Frank William and Margaret J. PERKINS BRASKETT, was born in Anderson Ind. 13 Jan 1897.
    He enlisted in the army 11 Dev 1917 at Fort Thomas Ky. and after receiving his preliminary training there, he was sent to Kelly Field, San Antonio, Texas; then to Fort Omaha Neb.; and shortly before sailing for France, he was in Camp Morrison Va.
    While overseas he was in the following places: Brest, La Courtine, Tresses, Genicart, and Paulliac, spending in all about six months in these various training camps, or from 12 Oct 1918 to 18 Apr 1919, when he embarked from France to Camp Mills L.I.; from Mitchell Field L.I., he was sent to Camp Mitchell, Ohio, to be discharged 5 May 1919. He had been attached to the 13th Balloon Company.

    NOTE: No entry was located in a basic search of the Social Security Death Index.


    Cosmos J. BRAUN

    Howard County in the World War. C.V. Haworth, 1920. Indianapolis: Wm. B. Burford, Printer and Binder. Page 39, Photo Plate 34.

    BRAUN, Cosmos J., son of John and Anna EVERS BRAUN, was born in Kokomo, Ind., Jan. 17, 1895.
    After completing three years of high school, he attended business college. In April, 1917; he enlisted in the O.T. C. at Fort Benjamin Harrison. At the end of four weeks he was given an honorable discharge on account of physical disability.
    Later he was sent to Camp Zachary Taylor, Ky., Sept. 21, 1917. When a call came for men to enter the tank service, Corporal BRAUN enlisted, and was promoted to sergeant.
    He was sent overseas at once , and for three months was given intensive training in England before going on the firing line in France in August, 1918. He took part in lour offensives; went "over the top" in a tank; and escaped with but slight injuries received from flying splinters of steel. He was a member of the 301st Battalion, U. S. Tank Corps, attached to the British forces in northern France.
    He returned to the States in April, and was mustered out of the army at Camp Sherman, Ohio, April 9, 1919.

    The following information was found in the Cemeteries of Howard County website:
    Crown Point Cemetery: BRAUN, Cosmos J.: born 17 Jan 1894 died 16 Sep 1966; buried 19 Sep 1966, Age 72. Section 23 Lot 81

    The Kokomo Tribune Obituary Index lists an obituary for BRAUN Cosmas in the 1966 book, page 264.


    Horace Benton BREWSTER

    History of Howard County in the World War C.V. Haworth, Indianapolis: Wm B. Burford, Printer & Binder, 1920. p 39 photo plate 29

    BREWSTER, Horace Benton, son of Mr. and Mrs. Eugene S. BREWSTER, was born at Hillsboro., Jefferson Co., Mo., Nov. 25, 1895.
    He entered the army at Kokomo, Ind., March 29, 1918, and was sent to Camp Zachary Taylor., Ky., where he was promoted to corporal of the Eighth Co., Development Battalion. He was given his discharge Jan. 14, 1919.

    NOTE: The following probable match was found in the Social Security Death Index:
    HORACE B BREWSTER: born 25 Nov 1896- died 24 Dec 1991. Last Residence: Kokomo, Howard, IN. SSN: 308-09-2580 issued in Indiana.

    The following information was found in the Sunset Memory Gardens Index website:
    BREWSTER Horace B. Sr.: born 25 Nov 1896 - died 24 Dec 1991, age 95. Section 19, block 5 lot 33 grave 1 Link to photo of grave plaque

    Obituary


    Thomas Edmond BREWSTER

    History of Howard County in the World War C.V. Haworth, Indianapolis: Wm B. Burford, Printer & Binder, 1920. p 39 photo plate 17

    BREWSTER, Thomas Edmond, son of Mr. and Mrs. Eugene S. BREWSTER, was born June 4, 1890, in Crystal City, Mo.
    He entered the army at Kokomo, Ind., June 9, 1918, and was sent to Indianapolis, Ind., to the Chamber of Commerce Training Detachment No.2, where he remained until Aug. 9, 1918, when he was transferred to Co. K, Fourth Battalion, First Gas Regiment, Camp Sherman Ohio. Camp Sherman, Ohio. He received his discharge from that camp Dec. 16, 1918.

    NOTE: The following entry was found in the Social Security Death Index:
    THOMAS BREWSTER: Born 04 Jun 1890 - died May 1980. Last Residence: Kokomo, Howard, IN. SSN: 308-09-5648 issued in Indiana.

    The following information was found in the Cemeteries of Howard County website:
    Memorial Park Cemetery: BREWSTER Thomas Edmond: born 1890 - died 2 MAY 1980; buried 2 MAY 1980, age 89. Terrace Section.

    The Kokomo Tribune Obituary Index lists an obituary for BREWSTER Thomas E. in the 1980 book, page 81.


    Vern Ray BRIDWELL

    History of Howard County in the World War C.V. Haworth, Indianapolis: Wm B. Burford, Printer & Binder, 1920. p 39 photo plate 67

    BRIDWELL, Vern Ray, son of Samuel C. and Jane BRIDWELL, was born in Kokomo, Ind., July 24, 1887.
    When he entered the army June 18, 1918, he was sent to the Mechanical Training Detachment No. 2, Indianapolis, Ind.; from there he was transferred to the First Casual Co., Camp Sheridan, Ala., Aug 13, 1918; and then to Co. C, Ninth Ammunition Train, Ninth Division, Camp McClellan.. Ala., Oct. 24, 1918.
    His discharge was dated Feb. 7, 1919.

    NOTE: No entry was located in a basic search of the Social Security Death Index.

    The following information was found in the Cemeteries of Howard County website:
    Crown Point Cemetery:BRIDWELL Vern Ray: Born 1887 - died 24 Dec 1960; buried 27 DEC 1960. Age 73. Section 17 Lot 36. Link to photo of gravestone

    Obituary Extract: Kokomo Tribune - Sunday, 25 Dec 1960 p 2 & 25 Dec 1960, p 2


    Alvah BRIGHT

    History of Howard County in the World War C.V. Haworth, Indianapolis: Wm B. Burford, Printer & Binder, 1920. p 41

    BRIGHT, Alvah, was born in Adams Co., Ind. When he enlisted he was twenty-three years of age.
    Corporal Bright was attached to the Twenty-fourth Co., Replacement Troops, C. O. T. S., Camp Gordon, Ga. He received his discharge there Nov. 28, 1918.

    NOTE: No entry was located in a basic search of the Social Security Death Index.


    Everette B. BROCK

    History of Howard County in the World War C.V. Haworth, Indianapolis: Wm B. Burford, Printer & Binder, 1920. p 41

    BROCK, Everette B., was born at New Albany, Ind. He enlisted in the army when he was twenty-three years of age.
    At the time of his discharge Dec. 28, 1918, he was attached to the base hospital medical department, Camp Zachary Taylor, Ky.

    NOTE: Several possible matches were located in a basic search of the Social Security Death Index - birth info needed to determine match.


    Carl John BROO

    History of Howard County in the World War C.V. Haworth, Indianapolis: Wm B. Burford, Printer & Binder, 1920. p 41

    BROO, Carl John, son of John F. W. and Christina BROO, was born in Motala, Sweden, Nov. 9, 1884.
    On March 21, 1909, he married Grace BALLARD.
    Soon after graduating from the law department of Valparaiso University in 1910, he began the practice of law in Kokomo, Ind.
    When he enlisted in the O. T. C. at Camp Zachary Taylor, Ky., he was assigned to the headquarters company, field artillery. His discharge was given Jan. 11, 1919.

    NOTE: The following entry was found in the Social Security Death Index:
    CARL BROO: born 09 Nov 1884 - died Jan 1967. Last Residence: Griffin, Posey SSN: 312-18-4197, issued in Indiana.

    The following information was found in the Cemeteries of Howard County website:
    Memorial Park Cemetery: BROO Carl J: Born 9 NOV 1884 - died 20 JAN 1967, burial 20 JAN 1967. Age 82 , Memorial section.
    Crown Point Cemetery: BROO Christina: Born 1860 - died 15 Apr 1926, burial 17 APR 1926 Age 65. Section 15 Lot 23
    Crown Point Cemetery: BROO John F.W. born: 1859 - died 28 Dec 1941, burial date 30 DEC 1941. Age 84. Section 15 Lot 23

    The Kokomo Tribune Obituary Index lists an obituary for BROO Carl J. in the 1967 book, page 5.


    Frank William BROO

    History of Howard County in the World War C.V. Haworth, Indianapolis: Wm B. Burford, Printer & Binder, 1920. p 41 photo plate 3

    BROO, Frank William, son of John F. W. and Christina BROO, was born in Kokomo, Ind., Aug. 13, 1896. In 1916 he graduated from the Kokomo High School.
    He entered the army at Kokomo, Ind., June 3, 1918, and was sent to Jefferson Barracks, Mo.; later he was transferred to General Hospital No.8, Otisville, N. Y., and discharged in April, 1919.

    NOTE: No entry was located in a basic search of the Social Security Death Index.


    Guston Marius BROO

    History of Howard County in the World War C.V. Haworth, Indianapolis: Wm B. Burford, Printer & Binder, 1920. p 41.

    BROO, Guston Marius, son of John F. W, and Christina BROO, was born in Motala, Sweden, Aug. 18, 1891.
    When he entered the army at Kokomo, Ind., his first assignment was at the Vocational Training School Detachment No.2, Indianapolis, Ind.; then he went to France from Camp Sherman, Ohio, with the 336th Regiment, Eighty-fourth Division.
    While in overseas service, he was transferred to the 358th Infantry. He was in the Meuse-Argonne offensive and was slightly gassed. His discharge was given June 19, 1919.

    Obituary Extract: Kokomo Tribune - Sat 22 Dec 1956, p2


    Davis Leo BROOKS

    History of Howard County in the World War C.V. Haworth, Indianapolis: Wm B. Burford, Printer & Binder, 1920. p 41

    BROOKS, Davis Leo, was born in Indiana Dec. 30, 1896.
    On June 3. 1918, at Indianapolis, Ind., he enlisted in the 388th Baking Co. At Fort Riley, Kansas, he was transferred to the 311th Supply Co.
    While in France, he was on duty at Camp Vineyard, and the advance section at Liffol -la-Grande. He received his discharge at Camp Zachary Taylor, Ky., July 15, 1919.

    NOTE: No entry was located in a basic search of the Social Security Death Index.


    Carlos G. BROWN

    History of Howard County in the World War C.V. Haworth, Indianapolis: Wm B. Burford, Printer & Binder, 1920. p 41 photo plate 33

    BROWN, Carlos G., son of James and Leona BROWN, was born in Greentown, Ind., July 22, 1895.
    He enlisted in the navy Nov. 22, 1917, at Indianapolis, Ind.; and was promoted to fireman on the U. S. SS. "Aroostook".

    NOTE: The following entry was found in the Social Security Death Index:
    CARLOS G BROWN: Born 22 Jul 1895 - died 19 Nov 1987. Last Residence: Pasadena, Harris, TX. SSN: 235-01-5239 issued in West Virginia.


    Earl William BROWN

    History of Howard County in the World War C.V. Haworth, Indianapolis: Wm B. Burford, Printer & Binder, 1920. p 41 photo plate 36

    BROWN, Earl, son of J. R. and Ada T. BROWN, was born Jan. 14, 1899.
    He enlisted in Co. E, when that company was in East Chicago, Ind., guarding munitions factories. In July, 1917, he was transferred to Camp Shelby, Miss., to the National Guard Camp.
    For a short time he was on mounted police duty before he was changed to the artillery, and sent to Camp Joseph E. Johnston, Jacksonville, Fla. He left Newport News, Va., for France as a bugler in the 321st F. A. He received his discharge when he returned to the States in July, 1919.

    The following information was found in the Cemeteries of Howard County website:
    Crown Point Cemetery: BROWN Earl William: born 14 Jan 1899 - died 2 Dec 1953; buried 7 DEC 1953, age 54. Section 22 Lot 26 Link to photo of gravestone


    Fred Lawrence BROWN

    History of Howard County in the World War C.V. Haworth, Indianapolis: Wm B. Burford, Printer & Binder, 1920. p 41 photo plate 22

    BROWN, Fred Lawrence, son of Jacob and Nancy J. Wilson BROWN was born in Howard Co., Ind., Feb. 5, 1890.
    He entered the service March 4, 1918, and was sent to France in August, 1918, with Ambulance Co. No. 22, Seventh Division. He was in the hospitals No. 51 and No. 79, because of a gas attack and influenza.
    After his recovery, he was transferred to Motor Ambulance Co. No. 39, and was stationed for several months at Rogerville, France.

    The following information was found in the Cemeteries of Howard County website:
    Albright Cemetery: BROWN Fred L.: Born 1890 - died 1943. section 2 -- link to gravestone

    The Kokomo Tribune Obituary Index lists an obituary for BROWN Fred Lawrence in the 1943 book, page 175. Link to obituary extract


    Harry H. BROWN

    History of Howard County in the World War C.V. Haworth, Indianapolis: Wm B. Burford, Printer & Binder, 1920. p 41

    BROWN, Harry H., son of Mr. and Mrs. George T. BROWN, returned from France in October, 1919.

    NOTE: Not enough info was provided to do a basic search of the Social Security Death Index.


    Harry Thomas BROWN

    History of Howard County in the World War C.V. Haworth, Indianapolis: Wm B. Burford, Printer & Binder, 1920. p 41 photo plate 23

    BROWN, Harry Thomas, son of Thomas and Lutheria BROWN, was born Dec. 19, 1903 [sic - see below]. He was only fourteen years of age when he left Kokomo, Ind., May 2, 1918, for Fort Thomas, Ky., where he was mustered into the army.
    It is probable that he has the honor of being the youngest soldier from Howard County to serve in France. From Fort Thomas he was sent to Camp Humphreys, Va.; and then to Camp Merritt, N. J. He went to France with the Sixth Provisional Engineers, and was employed in the carshops while in foreign service.

    NOTE: The following entry was found in the Social Security Death Index:
    HARRY BROWN: Born: 19 Dec 1893 - died Nov 1978. Last Residence: Kokomo, Howard, IN. SSN: 320-07-9733 issued in Illinois.

    The following information was found in the Cemeteries of Howard County website:
    Albright Cemetery: BROWN Harry T: Born 19 Dec 1893 - died 23 Nov 1978, age 84 , Section 2, lot 109 Obituary Abstract


    Joel BROWN

    History of Howard County in the World War C.V. Haworth, Indianapolis: Wm B. Burford, Printer & Binder, 1920. p 41.

    BROWN, Joel, belonged to the Twentieth Co., Fifth Battalion, 150th Depot Brigade, Camp Zachary Taylor, Ky. His discharge was dated May 15, 1918.

    The following information was found in the Cemeteries of Howard County website:
    Crown Point Cemetery: BROWN Joel Franklin: born 1893 - died 21 Apr 1943; buried 26 APR 1943, age 49. Section 23 Lot 50 Link to photo of gravestone

    Obituary Extract - c 23 Apr 1943


    John BROWN

    History of Howard County in the World War C.V. Haworth, Indianapolis: Wm B. Burford, Printer & Binder, 1920. p 41 photo plate 38

    BROWN, John, son of Manuel and Anna B. McKay BROWN, was born in Jerome, Ind., July 16, 1889. He completed two years of high school work.
    He enlisted at Kokomo, Ind., Dec. 12, 1917, and was sent to Jefferson Barracks, Mo., Camp Hancock, Augusta, Ga., and Camp Greene, Charlotte, N. C., before going to Romorantin, France, and later to Turin, Italy.
    At Romorantin he attended a school in technical motor work preparatory to taking advanced work in the Isotta factory at Milan, Italy. Upon the completion of these special courses, he returned to his military unit, the Tenth Co., Third Battalion, Air Service Mechanical department. He arrived at Camp Sherman, Chillicothe, Ohio., July 9; was mustered out on July 12, and returned to Kokomo, Ind., July 13, 1919.

    NOTE: The following possible match was found in the Social Security Death Index
    JOHN BROWN: Born 16 Jul 1889 - died Nov 1964. Last Residence: Michigan SSN: 369-07-8765 issued in Michigan.


    Mark Anthony BROWN

    Howard County in the World War. C.V. Haworth, 1920. Indianapolis: Wm. B. Burford, Printer and Binder. Page 42. Photo Plate 15

    Mark Anthony BROWN, son of Will F. and Lillian DEAN BROWN was born at Fairmount, Ind. 11 Mar 1889.
    After graduating from the Fairmount High School in 1907, he spent three years in Wabash College.
    He married Hannah COXON of Kokomo Ind.
    When the local militia company was organized, he enlisted as a private, and was promoted to second lieutenant. Having the desire to go into the army, he resigned his commission in the militia and entered the O.T.C. at Louisville, KY. 15 Aug 1918. He was commissioned second lieutenant field artillery unassigned and was placed in the officers' reserve corps at Camp Zachary Taylor in November 1918.

    NOTE: The following entry was found in the Social Security Death Index.
    Mark BROWN born 11 Mar 1889; died Apr 1968. Last Residence: Chicago, Cook, IL SSN: 315-10-7816 issued in Indiana.

    The following information was found in the Cemeteries of Howard County website:
    Crown Point Cemetery: BROWN Mark Anthony: Born 11 Mar 1889 - died 3 Apr 1968, age 79. - Section MAU GR. Link to photo of vault

    The Kokomo Tribune Obituary Index lists an obituary for BROWN Mark A. in the 1968 book, page 70.

    Information submitted by Tim Cruttenden: Mark Anthony BROWN died in Ft. Lauderdale Fla. in 1968.


    Nickolas J. BROWN

    History of Howard County in the World War C.V. Haworth, Indianapolis: Wm B. Burford, Printer & Binder, 1920. p 42 photo plate 13

    BROWN, Nickolas J., son of Joshua and Hannah BROWN, was born in Kokomo, Ind., May 19, 1890. He was married to Vera F. MILES Dec. 27, 1917.
    Following his enlistment Dec. 13, 1917, he was sent to Jefferson Barracks, Mo., and then to Fort Sam Houston, Texas. From the Q. M. C. he was transferred to the Thirty-second Reserve Co., Signal Corps, College Station, Bryan, Texas, Aug. 1, 1918.
    He was sergeant in charge of the garage, and was appointed chauffeur, first class, Nov. 1, 1918. On Dec. 16 he was transferred to the Transport Repair Unit, No. 304; in February he returned to Fort Sam Houston; and in March, 1919, he was in the U. S. Base Hospital with an attack of influenza.
    He was discharged April 28, 1919.

    NOTE: The following possible match was found in the Social Security Death Index:
    NICKOLAS BROWN: Born 19 May 1890 - died Aug 1976. Last Residence: Fort Worth, Tarrant, TX. SSN: 467-07-5543 issued in Texas.


    Richard Raymond/Raymond Richard BROWN

    History of Howard County in the World War C.V. Haworth, Indianapolis: Wm B. Burford, Printer & Binder, 1920. p 42 photo plate 78

    BROWN, Richard Raymond, son of Richard A. and Ida E. BROWN, was born in Kokomo, Ind., Feb. 4, 1893. He has two years of high school work to his credit.
    He entered the army Aug. 24, 1918, when he was sent to Camp Dodge, Des Moines, Iowa. Three weeks later he left for France with the supply company of the 809th Pioneer Infantry.
    Sergeant BROWN arrived in the United States on July 25, 1919, and was sent to Camp Sherman, Ohio, where he was mustered out July 25, 1919.

    NOTE: The following probable match was found in the Social Security Death Index:
    RAYMOND BROWN: Born 04 Feb 1893 - died Dec 1964. Last Residence: Indiana. SSN: 195-18-7734 issued in Pennsylvania.

    The following information was found in the Cemeteries of Howard County website:
    Crown Point Cemetery: BROWN Raymond R.: born 4 Feb 1893 - died 2 Dec 1964; buried 5 DEC 1964, age 71. Section 19 lot 104 Link to photo of military plaque - Link to photo of gravestone

    The Kokomo Tribune Obituary Index lists an obituary for BROWN Raymond R. in the 1964 book, page 296.


    Robert Wayne BROWN

    History of Howard County in the World War C.V. Haworth, Indianapolis: Wm B. Burford, Printer & Binder, 1920. p 42.

    BROWN, Robert Wayne, son of Clinton T. and Cora B. Land BROWN, was born in Ohio Co., Ind., July 14, 1900. He attended high school two years.
    When he enlisted in the army at Kokomo, Ind., Aug. 3, 1918, he was ordered to report at Jefferson Barracks, Mo., and was there assigned to the Eighth U. S. Cavalry, Fort Marfa, Texas; later he became wagoner, and expert pistol and rifle shot.
    In March, 1919, he was given an honorable discharge.

    NOTE: The following possible match was found in the Social Security Death Index:
    ROBERT BROWN: Born 14 Jul 1900 -- died Jun 1976. Last Residence: Saint Louis, Saint Louis City, MO. SSN: 353-03-6920 issued in Illinois.


    Waldo BROWN

    History of Howard County in the World War C.V. Haworth, Indianapolis: Wm B. Burford, Printer & Binder, 1920. p 42 photo plate 58

    BROWN, Waldo, son of J.G. and Christina BROWN, was born in Howard Co. Ind., June 2, 1893. He attended high school at Greentown two years.
    When he entered the army June 18, 1918, he was sent to the Chamber of Commerce at Indianapolis, Ind;, until he was transferred to Camp McClellan, Ala., where he was assigned to Bat. F, Thirty-sixth F. A.
    He received his discharge at Camp Grant, Ill., Feb. 10, 1919.

    The following information was found in the Cemeteries of Howard County website:
    Jerome Cemetery: BROWN Waldo: born 2 Jun 1893 - died 23 Sep 1953 Link to photo of gravestone - Link to photo of military stone -- Obituary


    William BROWN

    History of Howard County in the World War C.V. Haworth, Indianapolis: Wm B. Burford, Printer & Binder, 1920. p 42 photo plate 34

    BROWN, William, son of James and Leanna BROWN, was born Sept. 24,. 1893, at Acme,. W. Va.
    He enlisted in the air service at Kokomo, Ind., Dec. 8, 1917, and was sworn in December 12 at Fort Thomas, Ky. On December 31st he was transferred to Camp Hancock, Ga., and was assigned to Co. 5, First Air Service Mechanics Regiment.
    He sailed from Hoboken Feb. 10, 1918, and arrived at St. Nazairre, France, on the 24th. He participated in the Somme defensive from March 21st to April 6, 1918, and escaped without wounds.
    Sailing from Brest, France, dune 9, 1919, he arrived at Hoboken, N. J., nine days later, and was immediately sent to Camp Sherman, Ohio, where he was discharged July 1, 1919.
    Private BROWN was promoted to corporal Jan. 6; 1918, and to sergeant Feb. 16, 1919.

    NOTE: The following entry was found in the Social Security Death Index:
    WILLIAM BROWN: Born 24 Sep 1893 - died Apr 1972. Last Residence: Florida. SSN: 315-10-0705 issued in Indiana.

    The following information was found in the Cemeteries of Howard County website:
    Memorial Park Cemetery: BROWN William: Born 1893 - died 10 APR 1972; buried 10 APR 1972, age 78. West Calvary section.

    The Kokomo Tribune Obituary Index lists an obituary for BROWN William in the 1972 book, page 89.


    BROWN, Will Omer

    History of Howard County in the World War C.V. Haworth, Indianapolis: Wm B. Burford, Printer & Binder, 1920. p 42 photo plate 5

    BROWN, Will Omer, son of Clinton T. and Cora B. LAND BROWN, was born Sept. 8, 1898, in Ohio Co., Ind. He graduated from the Tipton, Ind., High School in 1916.
    On April 24, 1918, he enlisted in the army at Kokomo, Ind., and at Jefferson Barracks, Mo., he was assigned to Bat. F, Eighty-third F. A. and sent to Palo Alto, Calif.; from Camp Fremont he came east as far as Fort Sill, Okla.
    Then on Oct. 28, 1918, he sailed from Hoboken, N. J., and remained at Brest, France until Jan. 18, 1919, when he returned to the States and was mustered out of the army Feb.. 19, 1919.

    NOTE: No entry was located in a basic search of the Social Security Death Index.


    Cyrus BRUCE

    Howard County in the World War. C.V. Haworth, 1920. Indianapolis: Wm. B. Burford, Printer and Binder. Page 43.

    BRUCE, Cyrus was born Dec. 3, 1890. He began his army service at Kokomo, Ind., May 23, 1918, and at the time he was mustered out he was a member of the 268th Military Police.

    NOTE: The following possible match was found in the Se curity Death Index:
    CYRUS BRUCE: born 02 Nov 1889 - died Jan 1982. Last Residence: Kokomo, Howard, IN. SSN: 308-09-5798 issued in Indiana.

    The Kokomo Tribune Obituary Index lists an obituary for BRUCE Cyrus 'Cy" in the 1982 book, page 2.


    Richard Louis BRUNKER

    Howard County in the World War. C.V. Haworth, 1920. Indianapolis: Wm. B. Burford, Printer and Binder. Page 43.

    Richard Louis BRUNKER was born 5 Dec 1895 [sic]. He enlisted in the army 19 Sep 1917 and as attached to the 126th Motor Transport Corps.

    NOTE: The following entry was found in the Social Security Death Index:
    RICHARD BRUNKER born 05 Dec 1893 - died Mar 1964 Last Residence: Wisconsin SSN: 310-09-0894, issued in Indiana

    Additional info provided by Joe Charles, a nephew:
    RL Brunker was born 12/5/1893 and passed away 3/25/1964 in Milw. Wis. at the Soldiers Home and buried in the I.O.O.F. Cemetery in Marion Ind. He is believed to have been engaged in the battle of the Argonne Forest in France during WW1.


    Forest Creed BUCK

    History of Howard County in the World War C.V. Haworth, Indianapolis: Wm B. Burford, Printer & Binder, 1920. p 43.

    BUCK, Forest Creed, was born at Buck Creek, Ind.
    He was a member of the S. A. T. C at Wabash College. His age at the time of his discharge was given as nineteen years. He was in service from October to December, 1918.

    NOTE: 2 possible entries were located in a basic search of the Social Security Death Index; more info is needed before determining the correct match.


    BUCKLEY, George. Jr.

    History of Howard County in the World War C.V. Haworth, Indianapolis: Wm B. Burford, Printer & Binder, 1920. p 43 photo plate 62

    BUCKLEY, George. Jr. , son of George and Eliza BUCKLEY, was born Jan. 22, 1885 [sic], in New Albany, Ind.
    He enlisted in the army at Ft, Wayne, Ind., May 1, 1917, and was sent to Texas and New Jersey for military training. In France he served as a private in the Eighteenth F. A., Third Division, and went with the Army of Occupation into Germany.

    NOTE: The following entry was found in the Social Security Death Index:
    GEORGE BUCKLEY: born 22 Jan 1886; died Nov 1963. Last Residence: Indiana. SSN: 312-07-8351, issued in Indiana.

    The following information was found in the Cemeteries of Howard County website:
    Crown Point Cemetery: BUCKLEY, George J: Born 1886; died 14 Nov 1963 & buried 18 NOV 1963. Age 77. Section 25, lot 25. Link to photo of tombstone

    The Kokomo Tribune Obituary Index lists an obituary for BUCKLEY George J. in the 1963 book, page 256.


    Edmund Alfred BUDD

    History of Howard County in the World War C.V. Haworth, Indianapolis: Wm B. Burford, Printer & Binder, 1920. p 43 photo plate 6

    BUDD, Edmund Alfred, son of Thomas and Dora BUDD, was born Sept. 29, 1896, in Kokomo, Ind; He completed three years of high school work: On Oct. 15, 1918, he was sent to the motor transport school at Winona Lake, Ind, He was discharged Dec. 13, 1918, at Indianapolis, Ind.

    NOTE: The following entry was found in the Social Security Death Index:
    EDMUND BUDD: born 29 Sep 1896; died Oct 1980. Last Residence: Kokomo, Howard, IN. SSN: 312-07-8318, issued in Indiana.

    The following information was found in the Cemeteries of Howard County website:
    Crown Point Cemetery: BUDD, Edmund A. [no birth date]; died 17 Oct 1980 & buried 20 OCT 1980, age 84. Section 12, lot 64. No image of tombstone available.

    The Kokomo Tribune Obituary Index lists an obituary for BUDD Edmund A. in the 1980 book, page 174.


    Clarence BUGHER

    History of Howard County in the World War C.V. Haworth, Indianapolis: Wm B. Burford, Printer & Binder, 1920. p 43 photo plate 30

    BUGHER, Clarence, son of Jacob and Susan BUGHER, was born Jan, 28, 1896.
    He married Lettie Marie KLINGMAN. He was graduated from business college in 1916.
    In June, 1918, he enlisted at Kokomo, Ind., going to Camp Sherman, Ohio, for training. Corporal BUGHER was sent to France; serving as assistant clerk in Co. D, 309th Ammunition Train, Eighty- fourth Division, stationed at Camp de SGuge.

    NOTE: The following entry was found in the Social Security Death Index:
    CLARENCE BUGHER: born 28 Jan 1896; died Aug 1980. Last Residence: Sun City, Maricopa, AZ. SSN: 315-32-9278 issued in Indiana.

    The Howard County Family History book, published 1995 published 1995 by Turner Publishing Co. Paducah, KY, mentions the marriage of Clarence & Lettie on page 241 in the article on her father, William KLINGMAN. They were married 23 Aug 1917.

    The following information was found in the Cemeteries of Howard County website:
    Memorial Park Cemetery: BUGHER Clarence: born 1896 - died 18 AUG 1980; buried 18 AUG 1980, age 84. Calvary section Link to photo of gravestone -- Link to photo of family stone

    The Kokomo Tribune Obituary Index lists an obituary for BUGHER Clarence in the 1980 book, page 140.


    Paul Ward BULLOCK

    History of Howard County in the World War C.V. Haworth, Indianapolis: Wm B. Burford, Printer & Binder, 1920. p 43 photo plate 34

    BULLOCK, Paul Ward, son of Otis A. and Lillian LIEFER BULLOCK, was born in Kokomo, Ind., Aug. 1, 1895.
    On June 22, 1917, he enlisted in the army, and was attached to Baker Co. No. 330, A. E. F.; later he was transferred to the 383rd Co., Twenty-sixth Division, and promoted to corporal. On Jan. 20, 1919, his company was broken up.. and he was assigned to a wood supply branch of the army. He arrived in the United States about Sept. 1, 1919.

    The following information was found in the Cemeteries of Howard County website:
    Crown Point Cemetery: BULLOCK, Paul Ward. Born 1893; died 16 Dec 1941, age 48, buried 19 Dec 1941. Section 19, lot 40.


    BURGAN, Glen

    Howard County (Indiana) In the World War - C.V. Haworth. Wm. B. Burford, Printer: Indianapolis (1920) Page 43; photo plate 58

    BURGAN, Glen, son of Mr. and Mrs. Lon BURGAN, was born Oct 28, 1888 in Taylor Twp, Howard Co Ind.
    He left Kokomo Ind,. for Cincinnati Ohio Aug 13, 1918 where he was assigned to the headquarters training detachment for two months before he was ordered to report at Camp Jackson S.C. to Bat. C. Eleventh Regiment Field Artillery Replacement Depot. Jan 12, 1919 he was transferred to Camp Zachary Taylor KY in order to receive his discharge on the 21st of the month.

    The following probable match was found in the Cemeteries of Howard County website:
    Greenlawn Cemetery: BURGAN Glen - died 10 Oct 1954; buried 12 OCT 1954. Section Wal lot 66. [no gravestone]


    BURGETT, Gerald

    History of Howard County in the World War C.V. Haworth, Indianapolis: Wm B. Burford, Printer & Binder, 1920. p 43

    BURGETT, Gerald, son of Mrs. Hattie SNODGRASS, entered the army at Kokomo, Ind, He was sent to Camp Zachary Taylor, and promoted to corporal.

    The following information was found in the Cemeteries of Howard County website:
    Sunset Memory Gardens: BURGET Gerald: Born 3 Jan 1896 - died 22 May 1970, age 74. Section 16, Block 2, Lot 72, grave 4 Link to plaque --  Link to scan of obituary

    Obituary Extract - Kokomo Tribune 22 May 1970


    BURK, Earl E.

    History of Howard County in the World War C.V. Haworth, Indianapolis: Wm B. Burford, Printer & Binder, 1920. p 43

    BURK, Earl E., was born April 19 1889.
    He enlisted at Kendallville, Ind., Aug. 28, 1918, in the telephone signal corps, and was discharged Jan, 20, 1919.

    NOTE: The following entry was found in the Social Security Death Index:
    EARL BURK: born 18 Apr 1889; died Apr 1982. Last Residence: Columbia City, Whitley, IN. SSN: 314-50-9986, issued in Indiana.


    BURKETT, James Orval

    History of Howard County in the World War C.V. Haworth, Indianapolis: Wm B. Burford, Printer & Binder, 1920. p 43

    BURKETT, James Orval, son of Mrs. Iva M. HERBERT, and stepson of Edward E. HERBERT entered the army at Kokomo, Ind., March 29, 1918. At Camp Zachary Taylor he was promoted to corporal of the Twelfth Co., Third Regiment, 159th Depot Brigade.

    NOTE: No entry was located in a basic search of the Social Security Death Index.


    BURKETT, William

    History of Howard County in the World War C.V. Haworth, Indianapolis: Wm B. Burford, Printer & Binder, 1920. p 43 photo plate 53

    BURKETT, William, son of Cuthbert and Louisa BURKETT, was born in Kokomo, Ind., Jan. 5, 1894.
    He was a member of the First Division, the first American troops on the western front. The headquarters of this command reached France, June 27, 1917, and first engaged the enemy in October, 1917, on the Sommerville Sector; this was followed by Ansauville, Cantigny, Soissons, Marne offensive, Sazerais sector, St. Mihiel operation, Argonne-Meuse offensive, Mouzon, and after the armistice he marched to Coblenz, Germany. The First Division was the last of the troops to be returned to the States. Their long and intensive training especially prepared them for any emergency that might arise. William Burkett was with the First Division through all the severe fighting, and came out uninjured and in the best of health. For a time he was located in Cadenbeck, seven miles from Coblenz, where he was on duty with the Army of Occupation.

    NOTE: The following entry was found in the Social Security Death Index:
    WILLIAM BURKETT: born 05 Jan 1894; died Aug 1973. Last Residence: Kokomo, Howard, IN. SSN: 308-09-6633, issued in Indiana.

    The following information was found in the Cemeteries of Howard County website:
    Crown Point Cemetery: BURKETT, William: born 1894; died 14 Aug 1973, age 79. Buried 18 AUG 1973. Section 20, lot 26. Hazel BURKETT (1905-1991) on same stone.


    Louis Kelsey BURNO

    History of Howard County in the World War C.V. Haworth, Indianapolis: Wm B. Burford, Printer & Binder, 1920. p 43-44 photo plate 87

    Louis Kelsey BURNO, son of Louis H. and Elnora KELSEY BURNO, was born in Chicago Il 27 Aug 1889.
    After graduating from high school in 1907, he finished the course at Beloit College in 1914.
    At Ft. Sheridan Ill, he was commissioned first lieutenant in artillery and sent to France with the 3rd Division Ammunition Train. He was on the front lines beginning in July, 1918, but a little later he was transferred to England, where he was in training with the 305th Tank Corps until October, when he returned to France.
    When Captain BURNO reached the United States again, he was sent to Camp Meade Md. where he was discharged in June, 1919 and on the 24th of the same month he was married to Dorothy Foster PETTIBONE of Burlington, Wis.

    NOTE: No entry was located in a basic search of the Social Security Death Index.


    BURNS, Melvin James Davis

    History of Howard County in the World War C.V. Haworth, Indianapolis: Wm B. Burford, Printer & Binder, 1920. p 45 photo plate 79

    BURNS, Melvin James Davis, son of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas H. BURNS, was born near Middlefork, Clinton Co., June 30, 1893. He entered the army at Kokomo, Ind., July 23, 1918, and was assigned to the Fourth Co., 159th Depot Brigade, Camp Zachary Taylor, Kentucky. On Jan. 6, 1919, he received his discharge.

    NOTE: The following entry was found in the Social Security Death Index:
    MELVIN BURNS: born 30 Jun 1893; died Dec 1976. Last Residence: Burlington, Carroll, IN. SSN: 305-16-8587, issued in Indiana.

    The following information was found in the Cemeteries of Howard County website:
    Russiaville Cemetery: BURNS, Melvin J. Born 30 Jun 1893; died 9 Dec 1976, age 83. Section 6, lot 16. Emma J. (7 Mar 1896 - 14 Jul 1983) listed on same stone.
    Cemetery Photo * Obituary


    BURROWS, Arthur Rowland

    History of Howard County in the World War C.V. Haworth, Indianapolis: Wm B. Burford, Printer & Binder, 1920. p 45

    BURROWS, Arthur Rowland, son of William and Dorothy BURROWS, was a member of the 801st Aero Squadron while in France. He returned home on the U.S. SS. "Mongolia", and from Garden City, L. I., he was sent to Camp Sherman, Ohio, to receive his discharge.

    NOTE: Multiple possible entries located in a basic search of the Social Security Death Index; more info needed to determine match.


    BURROWS, Earl Leroy

    History of Howard County in the World War C.V. Haworth, Indianapolis: Wm B. Burford, Printer & Binder, 1920. p 45 photo plate 56

    BURROWS, Earl Leroy, son of James and Anna E. BURROWS, was born in Kokomo, Ind., April 22, 1895.
    On Sept. 22, 1915, he and Gladys Marie RAINS were married. He is a graduate of. the Kokomo High School.
    He enlisted in the army Dec. 13, 1917, and at Jefferson Barracks, Mo., he was assigned to the Fifteenth Casual Co., Second Regiment Motor Mechanics. Two months later he was transferred to Augusta, Ga., and after three months there he was assigned to the Ninth Co., Fourth Regiment, M. M. D. M. A., and promoted to sergeant at Charlotte, N. C. In July, 1918, he was sent to France, and in September his contingent was transferred to the air service. He returned to the States in February, 1919, and was honorably discharged at Camp Sherman, Ohio, March 11, 1919.

    NOTE: The following entry was found in the Social Security Death Index:
    EARL BURROWS: Born 22 Apr 1895; died Dec 1970. Last Residence: Euclid, Cuyahoga, OH. SSN: 270-10-7770, issued in Ohio.


    BURROWS, Harry S.

    History of Howard County in the World War C.V. Haworth, Indianapolis: Wm B. Burford, Printer & Binder, 1920. p 45

    BURROWS, Harry S., son of Mrs. Alice A. BURROWS, widow of Thomas BURROWS, entered the army March 5, 1918, at Vancouver, Wash. His home had been in Kokomo, Ind., where he was a machinist.
    He was sent from Vancouver to Camp Fremont, Calif., where he was a member of Co. D, 319th Engineers; from Palo Alto he was sent to San Francisco, Calif., to the Presidio, and assigned to Co. B,. Sixth Battalion, U. S. Engineers; finally he was transferred to Aberdeen, Wash., where he was placed on duty with the Grays Harbor Motor Ship Company.

    NOTE: Multiple possible matches were located in a basic search of the Social Security Death Index; more info needed before confirming match.


    BURROWS, John

    History of Howard County in the World War C.V. Haworth, Indianapolis: Wm B. Burford, Printer & Binder, 1920. p 45 photo plate 35

    BURROWS, John, son of William and Ellen BURROWS, was born Oct. 20, 1883, at Festus, Mo. His parents had come to the United States from St. Helens, Lancashire, England.
    He enlisted in the army April 19, 1917, and was in service in France as a stretcher bearer, and first class private in the Infantry, unassigned. He had received his training at Fort Benjamin Harrison and Camp Shelby, Miss., and embarked for foreign service Oct. 3, 1918. He was on duty from the time of his arrival there in work for medical officers, and in the sanitary troop school. His army number was 1,566,524. His discharge was given at Camp Sherman, Ohio, June 5, 1919.

    The following information was found in the Cemeteries of Howard County website:
    Crown Point Cemetery: BURROWS, John: born 8 Oct 1886; died 1 Jan 1947, age 61. Buried 4 JAN 1947 in section 26, lot 14. His official military stone lists his service in the 38th Division.


    William L. BURTCH

    Howard County in the World War. C.V. Haworth, 1920. Indianapolis: Wm. B. Burford, Printer and Binder. Page 45 Photo Plate 69

    William L. BURTCH, son of Philip L. and Rachel A. KILGORE BURTCH was born 29 Sep 1891 in Clay Twp, Howard Co., Ind.
    He married Mabel DEVLIN. He entered the army at New Raymer, Colo,. and after one month of training at Camp Funston, Kansas, he was sent to Camp Kearney Calif.
    Sergeant BURTCH embarked for France in August 1918, and after the armistice he was stationed at the Second Army Education Center, Levonville, France.
    He returned to the United States about 7 July 1919 and was soon mustered out of the service.

    NOTE: A possible match was found in the Social Security Death Index: WILLIAM BURTCH born 29 Sep 1892 -- died May 1966. Last Residence: Park Forest, Cook, IL SSN: 349-01-0162 issued in Illinois.
    1900 Census Extract of Philip L. & family


    Arthur Benjamin BURTON

    Howard County in the World War. C.V. Haworth, 1920. Indianapolis: Wm. B. Burford, Printer and Binder. Page 45. Photo Plate 37

    Arthur Benjamin BURTON, son of W.R. and Martha TREES BURTON, was born at Greentown, Ind. July 1883.
    He married Artlissa BAKER 20 March 1913. He completed 2 years in the Kokomo High School.
    He served 2 periods of enlistment, one in the US Army and one in the US Marines. From May 15, 1908 to May 22, 1911, he was stationed at the Presidio, San Francisco Calif as a member of the 105th Co. Coast Artillery Corps, then he was transferred to the 10th Infantry at Ft. Benjamin Harrison, Indianapolis Ind.
    He enlisted in the World War and was sent to Paris Island, S.C. 1 Oct 1918 and there he was assigned to the 381st Co US Marines. He returned to Kokomo soon after the signing of the armistice.

    NOTE: No entry was located in a basic search of the Social Security Death Index


    Oliver BURTON

    Howard County in the World War. C.V. Haworth, 1920. Indianapolis: Wm. B. Burford, Printer and Binder. Page 45. Photo Plate 4

    Oliver BURTON, son of Arthur and Annie BURTON, was born in Kokomo Ind June 17th, 1892.
    He entered the service 21 Sep 1917 at Kokomo, and was sent to Camp Zachary Taylor, where he was assigned to Bat D. 325th Brigade F.A.; later he was given clerical work and placed in the 9th Co 3th Development Brigade. He remained at the one camp until his discharge, 11 Dec 1918.

    The following entry was found in the . http://ssdi.genealogy.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/ssdi.cgi):
    Ollie BURTON born 17 Jun 1892; died Oct 1969. Last Residence: Kokomo, Howard, IN SSN: 312-07-9742 issued in Indiana.

    The following information was found in the Cemeteries of Howard County website:
    Crown Point Cemetery : BURTON, Ollie: born 17 Jun 1892; died 11 Oct 1969, age 77. Buried 14 OCT 1969 - section 22, lot 73. Link to photo of gravestone

    The Kokomo Tribune Obituary Index lists an obituary for in the 1969 book, page 202.


    BUSE, Paul Deane

    History of Howard County in the World War C.V. Haworth, Indianapolis: Wm B. Burford, Printer & Binder, 1920. p 45

    BUSE, Paul Deane, was born in Desco, Ind., April 13, 1898.
    On April 6, 1917, at Kokomo, Ind., he enlisted in the army and was sworn in at Fort Thomas, Ky., and sent to Kelly Field, San Antonio, Texas. From the Twenty-fourth Aero Squadron, he was transferred to the 185th Squadron; then to the 1481st Casl)Bl Co. He was in foreign service from Jan. 31, 1918, to March 29, 1919. He was stationed on the Verdun and Alsace-Lorraine fronts. On April 17, 1919, he received his discharge at Camp Sherman, Ohio.

    NOTE: The following entry was found in the Social Security Death Index:
    PAUL BUSE: born 13 Apr 1898; died Sep 1981. Last Residence: La Porte, La Porte, IN. SSN: 317-07-0202, issued in Indiana.


    BUSH, Frank

    History of Howard County in the World War C.V. Haworth, Indianapolis: Wm B. Burford, Printer & Binder, 1920. p 47

    BUSH, Frank, son of John and Jennie LAZINK BUSH, was born in Austria, He entered the army in Kokomo, Ind in April, 1918.

    1920 Census Extract for Frank BUSH

    Obituary Extract: Kokomo Tribune - Tues., 1 Feb 1977, p 7 col 6


    BUSH, Rolly Franklin

    History of Howard County in the World War C.V. Haworth, Indianapolis: Wm B. Burford, Printer & Binder, 1920. p 47, Photo plate 23

    BUSH, Rolly Franklin, son of William and Viola BUSH, was born in Brown Co. Ind. Aug, 5, 1895, He attended the Kokomo High School for two years.
    When he entered the army at Kokomo, Ind. April 27, 1918, he was sent to Purdue University, but a little later was transferred to the field artillery. He sailed for France, :July 17, 1918, and there placed in the training camp at Cherbourg. After the signing of the armistice, he was sent with the Army of Occupation to Alsace-Lorraine with Bat. A, 344th F. A., A. E. F. His discharge was issued at Camp Zachary Taylor, Ky., June 25, 1919.

    The following information was found in the Cemeteries of Howard County website:
    Crown Point Cemetery: BUSH, Rolly F.: born 3 Aug 1895; died 24 Aug 1979, age 84. Buried 27 AUG 1979 - section 220, lot 27.

    The Kokomo Tribune Obituary Index lists an obituary for BUSH Rally F. in the 1979 book, page 127.


    BUTCHER, Claude

    History of Howard County in the World War C.V. Haworth, Indianapolis: Wm B. Burford, Printer & Binder, 1920. p 47 photo plate

    BUTCHER, Claude, enlisted in Co. E of Kokomo; In October, 1918, he left Camp. Shelby, Miss., for France with the 152nd Infantry.

    NOTE: The following probable match was found in the Social Security Death Index:
    CLAUDE BUTCHER: born 23 Aug 1893; died Feb 1967. Last Residence: Kokomo, Howard, IN. SSN: 308-09-5628, issued in Indiana.

    The following probable match was found in the Cemeteries of Howard County website:
    Crown Point Cemetery: BUTCHER, Claude McClure: born 1893; died 11 Feb 1967, age 73. Buried 14 FEB 1967 Section 111, lot 20.

    The Kokomo Tribune Obituary Index lists an obituary for BUTCHER Claude M. in the 1967 book, page 35


    BUTLER, Horace E.

    History of Howard County in the World War C.V. Haworth, Indianapolis: Wm B. Burford, Printer & Binder, 1920. p 47.

    BUTLER, Horace E., son of Charles W. and Sarah H. CARTER BUTLER, was born near New London,. Ind., May 3, 1894.
    His education extended through two years of high school. He was married Jan. 22, 1914, to Fary B. HARMON.
    On April 3, 1918, he entered the army at Frankfort, Ind., and was in training at Fort Hamilton, N. Y., until July 15, when he sailed from an American port for France. His first assignment was in the small town of Membrolle, situated about ninety miles from Brest; then he was at St. Nazaire for two weeks.
    Arriving in New York, Feb. 22, 1919, he was sent to Camp Sherman, Ohio, to be discharged March 12, 1919. He had been attached to Bat. D, 70th Regiment, Coast Artillery Corps, Thirty-sixth Division.

    The Kokomo Tribune Obituary Index lists an obituary for BUTLER Horace E. in the 1959 book, page 210.


    BUTLER, Joseph H.

    A History of the State of Oklahoma By Luther B. Hill Published by The Lewis publishing company, 1910 - page 201-02

    Full extract of biography


    BUTLER, Ralph Emerson

    History of Howard County in the World War C.V. Haworth, Indianapolis: Wm B. Burford, Printer & Binder, 1920. p 47 photo plate 59

    BUTLER, Ralph Emerson, son of Casper and Maude Laurie McKINSEY BUTLER, was born in Ada, Ohio, Feb. 20, 1898. While a member of the senior class of the Kokomo High School.
    He enlisted April 22, 1917, at Kokomo, and was sent to Fort Thomas, Ky., where he served six months in the commissary. Then, at his own request, he was transferred to the cavalry, and sent to Laredo, Texas, where he became a member of Troop. K, Fourteenth Cavalry. This regiment was sent to Fort Sam Houston, Texas, in March, 1918, making the trip overland by horse, in order to take infantry training in addition to cavalry work. The troop was kept in Texas instead of being sent to France.

    NOTE: The following possible match was found in the Social Security Death Index:
    RALPH BUTLER: born 20 Feb 1898; died Aug 1963. Last Residence: Georgia. SSN: 100-05-5923, issued in New York.

    The following probable match was found in the Cemeteries of Howard County website:
    Crown Point Cemetery: BUTLER, Ralph Emerson: died 5 Aug 1963, age 65. Buried 7 AUG 1963 in Section 311, lot 2.

    The Kokomo Tribune Obituary Index lists an obituary for BUTLER Ralph Emerson in the 1963 book, page 181.


    BUTLER, Winfield O.

    History of Howard County in the World War C.V. Haworth, Indianapolis: Wm B. Burford, Printer & Binder, 1920. p 47.

    BUTLER, Winfield O., was born in Amboy, Ind., June 19, 1892. His education extended through one and one-half years of high school. Since 1912 he made his home with his uncle, Samuel S. BUTLER, of Kokomo.
    Here he enlisted in the aviation department of the army, March 6, 1918, and was sent to Kelly Field, Texas. July 2, 1918, he embarked from Newport News, Va., and after reaching France, was advanced to chauffeur, and then to first class chauffeur in the 101st Balloon Replacement Co.

    NOTE: No match was located in a basic search of the Social Security Death Index.

    The following information was found in the Cemeteries of Howard County website:
    Crown Point Cemetery: BUTLER, Winfield O.: born 19 Jun 1892; died 13 Jun 1957, age 64. Buried 15 JUN 1957 Section 22, lot 65.

    The Kokomo Tribune Obituary Index lists an obituary for BUTLER William O. "Bill" [sic?] in the 1957 book, page 99.


    BUTTA, Andrew (Andy)

    History of Howard County in the World War C.V. Haworth, Indianapolis: Wm B. Burford, Printer & Binder, 1920. p 47.

    BUTTA, Andrew (Andy), was born in Apalo, Austria-Hungary. His age at enlistment was twenty-two years.
    When he was discharged at Camp McClellan, Ala., Dec. 10, 1918, he belonged to the Thirty-ninth Co., 137th Depot Brigade.

    NOTE: No entry was located in a basic search of the Social Security Death Index.


    BUTZ, Roscoe E.

    History of Howard County in the World War C.V. Haworth, Indianapolis: Wm B. Burford, Printer & Binder, 1920. p 47 photo plate 29

    BUTZ, Roscoe E., son of George W. and Fietta BUTZ, was born in Cass Co., Ind,; Sept. 11, 1895. He completed nearly two years of high schoolwork.
    When he enlisted at Indianapolis, Ind., July 8, 1917, in Ambulance Co. No.3, he expected to serve in the medical section of the army, but he was transferred to Bat. D. 150th F. A., Forty-second (Rainbow) Division. After training at Fort Benjamin Harrison and Camp Mills, L. I., he left on the President Lincoln, Oct. 18, 1917, for France.
    St. Nazaire was reached Oct. 30, and he went into training at Camp de Coltouidon. Feb. 20th he left for the front, and was in the following engagements: Luneville sector, Feb. 23 to March 22; Baccaret sector, March 30 to June 20; Champagne-Marne defensive, July 15-18; Aisne-Marne offensive (Chateau Thierry), July 25 to Aug, 11; St. Mihiel offensive, Sept. 12-16; minor operations on Woever; Sept. 17-30; Meuse-Argonne offensive, Sept. 30 to Nov. 11; Army of Occupation. Nov. 17, 1918, to March 22, 1919.
    He arrived in the United States April 25, and was discharged May 10, 1919, at Camp Zachary Taylor, Ky. He held the position of cannoneer, and was a first class private.

    NOTE: The following entry was found in the Social Security Death Index:
    ROSCOE BUTZ: Born 11 Sep 1895; died May 1980. Last Residence: Punta Gorda, Charlotte, FL. SSN: 306-18-1915 issued in Indiana.


    BYERS, Hugh C.

    Howard County in the World War. C.V. Haworth, 1920. Indianapolis: Wm. B. Burford, Printer and Binder. Page 47. Photo Plate 88

    BYERS, Hugh C., son of Arthur F and Roxie LEE BYERS enlisted at Ft. Thomas, Ky, May 1, 1917.
    He was in training at Ft. Benjamin Harrison with the 10th Infantry Medical Corps and later was transferred to Camp Custer, Mich. where he was discharged 20 Jan 1919. The greater part of the time he was in the army he served in the finger print department.

    NOTE: Information submitted by a researcher:
    Hugh C. Byers as mentioned in Howard County In The World War is my grandfather. He was born 08/12/1897 Tipton Co. IN., and died 10/19/1968 La Mesa, San Bernardino Co. CA. He married Ruth Moran 12/21/1921 Ludington, Mason Co. MI.

    The following Social Security Death Index entry confirms the birth & death dates: Hugh BYERS born 12 Aug 1897; died Oct 1968 Last Residence: California SSN: 365-10-1758 issued in Michigan.


    BYERS, Lex J.

    Howard County in the World War. C.V. Haworth, 1920. Indianapolis: Wm. B. Burford, Printer and Binder. Page 47. Photo Plate 88

    BYERS, Lex J., son of Arthur F. and Roxie LEE BYERS enlisted at Stockton, Calif. and was sent to France with the 316th Engineers.
    He served with the French Army and for 11 months he was unable to write to his relatives. More than 2/3 of his division were either killed or wounded. While eating supper on the line, a German bomb killed 26 of his comrades.
    He was in work that carried him in front of the infantry and his division was decorated for extrordinary heroism; from the time he went into active service until the armistice, he was on the front continuously.
    He was discharged soon after he returned to the states in April, 1919.

    The Kokomo Tribune Obituary Index lists an obituary for BYERS Lex J. in the 1947 book, page 78.


    BYRD, Henry

    History of Howard County in the World War C.V. Haworth, Indianapolis: Wm B. Burford, Printer & Binder, 1920. p 48 photo plate 75

    BYRD, Henry, son of Joseph and Nancy RUNK BYRD, was born in Russiaville, Ind. He married Mildred BROWN, of. Kokomo, Ind., soon after he was discharged from the army.
    He was sent to Camp Zachary Taylor, Sept. 21, 1917. The following month he was transferred from the 325th F. A. to the 152nd Infantry, Camp Shelby, Miss. In December he was appointed wagoner of the 152nd Supply Co., and sent to Fort McPherson, Ga., as a U. S. Guard, and was promoted to corporal. He was also on duty at Camp Gordon, Ga., before returning to Camp Zachary Taylor to be discharged Jan. 9, 1919.

    NOTE: No entry was located in a basic search of the Social Security Death Index.

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