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OBENAUER, Victor Jackson

History of Howard County in the World War - C.V. Haworth, Indianapolis: Wm B. Burford, Printer & Binder, 1920. p 204

OBENAUER, Victor Jackson
Born: 31 Dec 1896 - Detroit MI
Parents: Victor J OBENAUER and Edwina Elizabeth SHAW (both deceased as of 1920)
Attended University of Wisconsin
Enlisted: 17 Nov 1917 - Chicago IL - Air Service Discharged: Sept 1919

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


Levi Harry OILAR

History of Howard County in the World War C.V. Haworth, Indianapolis: Wm B. Burford, Printer & Binder, 1920. p 205 photo plate 28

Levi Harry OILAR, son of Henry C. (deceased) and Elizabeth JONES OILAR, was born in Russiaville Ind 6 Oct 1895. In 1913 he graduated from the Russiaville High School and in 1917 he received his B.S. degree from Purdue University. While a student in college, he was a member of the university cadet corps and was advanced to first lieutenant and captain.
After he was commissioned at the O.T.C. at Ft. Benjamin Harrison, he reported for duty at Camp Zachary Taylor, Ky 27 Aug 1917 and until 1 Jan 1918, he was a member of the 5th Co. 2nd Battalion, 159th Depot Brigade; then he was appointed assistant instructor in the O.T.C. at Camp Zachary Taylor. Upon the completion of the school he was again on duty with his former company from 20 Apr to 15 Jun 1918; except for a short period when he was assigned to the 72nd Co, 18th Battalion; he served as adjutant until 25 Oct 1918; then he was commissioned first lieutenant infantry and appointed assistant camp personnel adjutant.
He recieved his discharge 28 Feb 1919.

NOTE: The following entry was found in the Social Security Death Index.
LEVI OILAR: born 06 Oct 1895 - died Aug 1969. Last Residence: Sharpsville, Tipton, IN. SSN: 309-40-5057, issued in Indiana.


Charles Francis ORMSBY

Howard County in the World War. C.V. Haworth, 1920. Indianapolis: Wm. B. Burford, Printer and Binder. Page 205-07 Photo Plate 48

Charles Francis ORMSBY, son of George E. and Bridget SMITH ORMSBY, was born in Elwood Ind., but when he entered the army 26 Apr 1918, he was living with his parents in Kokomo Ind. One month after he went to Camp Zachary Taylor Ky, he was ordered to Camp Sheridan Ala and ws transferred to Camp Upton L.I. 27 Jun 1918. There he entrained for Montreal, where on the following day, he began his voyage on the St. Lawence.
13 ships were in the convoy leaving Halifax N.S. and they were escorted by the battleship Devonshire. When the danger zone was reached, they were met by several destryoers or little "speed demons". After his arrival at Camp de Souge, France, his regiment practiced on the big guns on the range until 23 Sep 1915; then the left for the front lines and on 17 Oct 1918 he went into active service with Bat D. 136th F.A. His discharged was issued at Camp Zachary Taylor Ky, 8 Apr 1919.

NOTE: 13 entries for Charles ORMSBY were located in a basic search of the Social Security Death Index; birth date needed to identify correct entry.


George Joseph ORMSBY

Howard County in the World War. C.V. Haworth, 1920. Indianapolis: Wm. B. Burford, Printer and Binder. Page 207 Photo Plate 30

George Joseph ORMSBY, son of George E. and Bridget SMITH ORMSBY, was born in White Co. Ind 10 Dec 1890. He married May D. HALE. On 1 Aug 1918, he entered the army at Kokomo Ind. and was called to Indianapolis Ind. 15 Aug 1918, where he took medical instruction for two months. While at Fort Wayne, Detroit Mich., he was attached to the air service. His discharge was issued 28 Jan 1919.

NOTE: The following entry was found in the Social Security Death Index.
GEORGE ORMSBY - born 10 Dec 1890; died May 1975. Last Residence: Kokomo, Howard, IN. SSN: 308-09-1214 issued in Indiana. 

ORMSBY, George J. Sr 
Date of Birth 1889 Date of Death 31 MAY 1975 Date of Burial 31 MAY 1975
Age 85 Cemetery Memorial Park
Plot Section Terrace Lot [not given]


Wilburt C. ORMSBY

Howard County in the World War. C.V. Haworth, 1920. Indianapolis: Wm. B. Burford, Printer and Binder. Page 207 Photo Plate 69

Wilburt C. ORMSBY, son of Mr. and Mrs. J.C. ORMSBY was born in White Co. Ind. 26 Feb 1896. He enlisted in the hospital corps at Kokomo Ind. 1 Jul 1918 and was assigned to Co. B Medical Dep't No 429, M.S.T. New York, NY.

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

ORMSBY, Wilbur C. 
Date of Birth Date of Death 11 FEB 1926 Date of Burial 11 FEB 1926
Age 28 Cemetery Memorial Park
Plot Section Memorial Lot [not given]
Monument at Crown Point Cemetery
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