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DARST, Lee Charles

Howard County (Indiana) In the World War - C.V. Haworth. Wm. B. Burford, Printer: Indianapolis (1920) p 71 (photo plate 18)

DARST, Lee Charles, son of Charles and Lucretia HAWKINS DARST, was born in Marion Ind. April 23 1896. He left Kokomo Ind. for Fort Hamilton NY April 3 1918 and was assigned to Bat. D. Seventieth Coast Artillery Corps. He sailed for France July 15 1918 and was located at Angers, France until in February 1919, when he returned and received his discharge at Camp Sherman, Ohio about March 1, 1919.

The following information was found in the Cemeteries of Howard County website:
Memorial Park Cemetery: DARST Lee C.: Born 23 APR 1895 - died 16 OCT 1970, age 75. Buried 16 OCT 1970 in Memorial section. link to photo of military gravestone

Obituary Extract - Kokomo Daily Tribune, Saturday, October 17, 1970


DAVIS, Roscoe Gayle

Howard County in the World War. C.V. Haworth, 1920. Indianapolis: Wm. B. Burford, Printer and Binder. Page 72 Photo Plate 34

DAVIS, Roscoe Gayle , son of Isaac M. and Amanda DAVIS, was born in Clinton County, Indiana July 10, 1892. His wife is Edythe M. GREGORY DAVIS. After graduating from the high school at Russiaville, Indiana, he took a course in music and shorthand at Marion and Indianapolis. On October 15, 1918 he entered the Army at Kokomo, Indiana and was sent to Rolling Prairie, Indiana; then he was transferred to Valparaiso, Indiana, and assigned to Co. D SATC. He was mustered out of the service November 14, 1918.

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


DAVISSON, Robert Amazie

History of Howard County in the World War C.V. Haworth, Indianapolis: Wm B. Burford, Printer & Binder, 1920. page 73 (photo plate 35)

DAVISSON, Robert Amazie, son of L.A. and Josephine DAVISSON, was born near Chalmers, White Co Ind., July 26, 1889.
Upon entering the army at Kokomo, Ind., May 2, 1918, he was assigned to Co G. and later to Co. L, Fifty-First Infantry, Sixth Division, Camp Zachary Taylor, Ky. He was at Chickamauga Park, Ga. for a short time before he sailed for overseas service from Long Island July 5, 1918.
He was in active service at the front from Sept. 10 to Nov 11, 1918. He states "The Germans were driven so rapidly during the last offensive, that at times, only one meal a day could be had."

The following information was found in the Cemeteries of Howard County website:
Crown Point Cemetery: DAVISSON Robert Amazie: Born 26 Jul 1889 - died 3 Jan 1940, age 50. Buried 5 JAN 1940, Section 26, lot 14 link to photo of military stone

Obituary Extract - Kokomo Tribune, Thursday, January 4, 1940


Roscoe Crete DEMOSS

Howard County in the World War. C.V. Haworth, 1920. Indianapolis: Wm. B. Burford, Printer and Binder. Page 75 Photo Plate 31.

Roscoe Crete DEMOSS, son of Lewis N. & Winnie B. DEMOSS (now Mrs. TUTTLE) was born in Hartford City, Ind. 17 Aug 1895. He married Margaret NEBOE 13 Feb 1918. He enlisted in the army 16 Nov 1917 and when he reported at Fort Thomas, Ky. he was placed in the school for buglers, then advanced to quartermaster; and later to guard. His record was marked "Excellent" on his discharge given 5 Mar 1919.

NOTE: No entry was located in a basic search of the Social Security Death Index for a Roscoe DEMOSS born 1895.

Additional Info from Lorelei Roberts
I have his marriage record (as recorded in Newport, Campbell Co, Kentucky) and it has his wife as Margaret L NIEBAUM.


DENMAN, William O.

Howard County in the World War. C.V. Haworth, 1920. Indianapolis: Wm. B. Burford, Printer and Binder. Page 75 Photo Plate 32

DENMAN, William O., son of Elmer and Rosa DENMAN, was born in Franklin Co. Mo. 13 Feb 1897.
He enlisted in the army at Kokomo Ind. 5 May 1917, and was on duty with Co. E at East Chicago Ind. guarding munition factories until October 1918, when he was transferred to Camp Mills, L.I.
Co. B. 307th Infantry, to which he was attached, was not on the firing line. He remained in France until May 1919, when his regiment was returned to the United States.

Obituary Extract - Kokomo Tribune - Monday, 27 Nov 1961


Orville S DEWITT

Howard County in the World War. C.V. Haworth, 1920. Indianapolis: Wm. B. Burford, Printer and Binder. Page 77

Orville S DEWITT, son of Alvin F and Zella E WILSON DEWITT was born in Tipton Co. Ind 22 Jun 1899. He had his first experience as a soldier when he joined Company E of Kokomo, and went to East Chicago as a guard at the munition plants; then he went to Camp Shelby, Hattiesburg, Miss. He was advanced to corporal and bugler. On 20 May 1919, he returned from overseas service.

The following information was found in the Cemeteries of Howard County website:
Crown Point Cemetery: DEWITT Orville Sylvester: born 22 Jun 1899 - died 29 Aug 1944, age 45. Buried 1 SEP 1944, Section 222 lot 58. link to photo of family stone - link to military marker

The Kokomo Tribune Obituary Index lists an obituary for DEWITT Orville S. in the 1944 book, page 217.


Raymond C DEWITT

Howard County in the World War. C.V. Haworth, 1920. Indianapolis: Wm. B. Burford, Printer and Binder. Page 77

Raymond C DEWITT, son of Thomas Marion and Mary DEWITT, enlisted in the army at Kokomo Ind. in June 1916 and was assigned to Troop L, Third US Cavalry and sent to France. He arrived at Newport News, 5 Sep 1919 after 21 months of foreign service.

The Kokomo Tribune Obituary Index lists an obituary for DEWITT Raymond C. in the 1950 book, page 62.


Rollie Clemens DEWITT

Howard County in the World War. C.V. Haworth, 1920. Indianapolis: Wm. B. Burford, Printer and Binder. Page 77

Rollie Clemens DEWITT, son of John W. DEWITT was born 30 Sep 1897. He enlisted in the army 18 Jun 1917 and went to France with Co. E 327th Infantry. Sergeant DEWITT reached New York on the return voyage 18 May 1919 and was mustered out of service at Camp Upton. A possible match in the Social Security Death Index (birth year off by one):

NOTE: The following possible match was found in the Social Security Death Index.
ROLLIE DEWITT born 30 Sep 1896; died Jun 1967. Last Residence: Kokomo, Howard, IN. SSN: 308-09-1557 issued in Indiana.

Obituary extract - Kokomo Morning Times - Saturday, 17 Jun 1967


DRUMM, Russell Jay

Howard County in the World War. C.V. Haworth, 1920. Indianapolis: Wm. B. Burford, Printer and Binder. Page 79. Photo Plate 91

DRUMM, Russell Jay, son of Frank M. and Nellie MILLER DRUMM was born in Peru, Ind. 18 Oct 1896.
He attended school at Peru, and the Utah Military School, Ogden Utah.
His parents live in Kokomo Ind., but he enlisted at Jackson, Ky. for the first O.T.C. at Fort Benjamin Harrison and was commissioned second lieutenant in August 1917; the next five months were spent at the Louisville cantonment training recruits; then he was sent to the Browning Machine Gun School at Camp Hancock, Ga.
Upon completion of that course, he was appointed instructor and promoted to first liuetenant. He had been recommended for a captaincy when the armistice was signed. His discharge was received in December, 1918.

A basic search of the Social Security Death Index yielded a POSSIBLE match: Russell DRUMM born 18 Oct 1894; died Sep 1972 Last Residence: Monroe, Monroe, MI SSN: 371-03-8167 issued in Michigan.


DUNLAP, Worley Holmes

History of Howard County in the World War C.V. Haworth, Indianapolis: Wm B. Burford, Printer & Binder, 1920. Page 81 - photo = plate 86

DUNLAP, Worley Holmes
Born: 28 Mar 1893, Kokomo IN
Parents: Joseph D. DUNLAP and Clara HOLMES
Married: Emma H. RYNO before 1920
Enlisted: 25 Jul 1917, Hagerstown MD Discharged: 19 mar 1919, Camp Meade MD

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


DURHAM, John David

Howard County in the World War C.V. Haworth, Indianapolis: Wm B. Burford, Printer & Binder, 1920. page 83

DURHAM, John David, son of Elisha and Mary E. CROUSORE DURHAM was born in Howard Co. Ind May 18, 1900.
After enlisting on the engineers corps at Indianapolis Ind., June 11, 1918, he spent some time in training at Jefferson Barracks Mo., Camp Humpreys Va., and Camp Merritt, N.J.
On Sept 7, 1918, he landed in France and after ther armistice was signed, he was detailed to S.O.S. at R.T.C. work at Camp G.M. Dodge, France until his return to the States.

NOTE: The following entry was found in the Social Security Death Index.
John DURHAM born 18 May 1900; died Jun 1973. Last Residence: Kokomo, Howard, IN. SSN: 308-09-6357 issued in Indiana.

The following information was found in the Cemeteries of Howard County website:
Crown Point Cemetery: DURHAM John D.: born 1900 - died 19 Jun 1973, age 73. Buried 22 JUN 1973, Section 22 , lot 123. link to photo of gravestone

Obituary Extract - Kokomo Tribune - Wednesday, 20 Jun 1973

Monument at Crown Point Cemetery
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