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Emile Gasper FAVRE

Howard County in the World War. C.V. Haworth, 1920. Indianapolis:
Wm. B.Burford, Printer and Binder. Page 89 Photo Plate 15

Emile Gasper FAVRE, son of Camile and Florence FAVRE, was born in Kokomo Ind 26 Jul 1896. On 2 May 1917, he enlisted at Ft. Wayne, Ind and was sent to Fort Thomas, Ky and assigned to the coast artillery. He asked to be placed in the train artillery in order to go overseas at once, but the signing of the armistice changed all plans and he was mustered out of the service at Fort Mott, NY, 27 Dec 1918.

NOTE: The following possible match was found in the Social Security Death Index.
An entry for a Francis Favre was found in the Social Security Death index listed with the birthdate of Emile - perhaps the middle names of the men were switched in the biographies? FRANCIS FAVRE - born 26 Jul 1896 - died Apr 1982 Last Residence: Lee, Berkshire, MA SSN: 016-03-2462 issued in Massachusetts.

FAVRE, Emile Jasper 
Date of Birth 1895 Date of Death 8-Jun-25 Date of Burial 10-Jun-25
Age 29 Cemetery Crown Point
Plot Section 19 Lot 102


Fred Francis FAVRE

Howard County in the World War. C.V. Haworth, 1920. Indianapolis: Wm. B. Burford, Printer and Binder. Page 90 Photo Plate 47

Fred Francis FAVRE, son of Camile and Florence Favre, was born in Kokomo Ind. 31 Dec 1893. Enlisting in the army at Kokomo Ind, he was ordered to Camp Shelby, Miss where he was assigned to the medical corps and placed on duty at the hospital. He received his discharge 9 Mar 1919.

NOTE: The following entry was found in the Social Security Death Index.
FRED FAVRE - born 31 Dec 1893 - died Aug 1974 Last Residence: Kokomo, Howard, IN) SSN: 309-09-7461 issued in Indiana

Additional Information
1910 Howard County Indiana Census Index contains the following entry:

  • FAVRE , CAMILLE Age: 49, Male White Birth Place: SWIT Locality: 5-WD KOKOMO Page: 113A
    1920 Howard County Census Index contains the following entry:
  • Favre, Camile Age: 58 Birthplace: Switzerland Race: White Page: 2A ED: 151 Center Twp Howard County.


    George A. FETTERS

    Howard County in the World War. C.V. Haworth, 1920. Indianapolis: Wm. B. Burford, Printer and Binder. Page 90.

    George A. FETTERS was born at Leesburg, Ind. He served in Co. A. 9th Ammunition Train, Camp McClellan, Ala. until ordered to Camp Zachary Taylor Ky. where he received his discharge 7 Feb 1919. Wagoner FETTERS was 23 years of age when he began his army training.

    NOTE: Multiple entries were located in a basic search of the Social Security Death Index; however more info (birth date)is needed before the correct person can be found.


    Rex FINCH

    Howard County in the World War. C.V. Haworth, 1920. Indianapolis: Wm. B. Burford, Printer and Binder. Page 91 Photo Plate 8.

    Rex FINCH was attached to Co. E 152nd Infantry, which went to France in October 1918.

    Additional information provided by Lydia Finch Johnston http://www.FinchRoots.com The correct year of birth for Rex Finch is 1896.

    NOTE: The following probable match was found in the Osa Vern FOOR Howard County in the World War. C.V. Haworth, 1920. Indianapolis: Wm. B. Burford, Printer and Binder. Page 93.

    Osa Vern FOOR enlisted in the medical corps 15 Feb 1918 at Kokomo Ind. and was ordered to Camp Greenleaf, Ga. for training. Later, he was transferred to the base hospital at Camp Shelby, Miss.

    NOTE: No entries were found for an Osa, O. or Vern FOOR at Rootsweb's Social Security Death Index.


    Clarence FRYBARGER

    Howard County in the World War. C.V. Haworth, 1920. Indianapolis: Wm. B.Burford, Printer and Binder. Page 96 Photo Plate 35

    Clarence FRYBARGER, son of Henry and Mary SHROCK FRYBARGER, was born 17 Sep 1888 in Fulton Co. Ohio.
    He taught in the Howard County schools for seven years. He graduated from the medical department at Valparaiso University. For one year before his enlistment, he was a surgeon at Oak Park Hospital, Oak Park Illinois.
    He was commissioned first lieutenant in Jan 1918 and sent, in turn to Ft. Oglethorpe, Ga; Newport News, Va; and France. While on foreign duty, he was stationed at Evacuation Hospital No 14.

    Obituary Extract - Kokomo Tribune - Friday, 25 Sep 1959, p 2

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