Barron County's Gold Star List

Soldiers, Sailors, Marines and Nurses
from the Badger State who died in the Federal Service
during World War I

 
 

The information below is about those who died during World War I from Barron County.
It is by no means 100% accurate, nor complete.  When the book was published, the lists
were compiled and combined as best as possible.  This page is divided into branches of service.

If you wish to send for your ancestors military or pension records -- WW1 - send
for Form-180.  E-mail to INQUIRE@ARCH2.NARA.GOV requesting a maximum
of 6 copies of Form-180, and with your name and mailing address in the body of
the e-mail.  You will receive an acknowledgment of your e-mail.  Use a credit
card when sending for info -- it's faster and you will not be charged unless the
records are found.


Some common abbreviations used were:


bn - battalion kia - killed in action
dd - died of disease  m - married 
dw - died of wounds mg - machine gun
fa - field artillery WNG - WI Nat'l Guard
k - killed  w - wounded

 
ARMY
ANDERSON, Carl Martin, 24, Barron; SGT 101 Suptn; Toul, Chateau Thierry, St. Mihiel, Verdun; dd (tuberculosis), 15 Apr. 1919
ANDERSON, Homer Llewlyn, 22, Cumberland; PVT 107 Suptn; kia (sinking of Tuscania), 5 Feb. 1918
BERT, Harry E., 24, m., Barron; WNG; SGT MD 161 Inf.; dd (pneumonia), 7 Feb. 1919
BROWN, Benjamin Harrison, 24, Barron; SGT 107 Suptn; kia (sinking of Tuscania), 5 Feb. 1918
BRUNSLIK, James Karrel, 23, Haugen; Corp. 101 Suptn; Toul, Chateau Thierry, Verdun, Meuse-Argonne defensive, dd (pneumonia), 1 Feb. 1919
CAMPBELL, Oliver Philip, 21, Chetek; WNG; PVT 1st Cl.  28 Inf., Montdidier-Noyon, Aisne- Marne, defsec; kia, 18 July. 1918
COATS, Archie F., 22, Rice Lake, Corp. 156 Mgbn; Fere en Tardenois, Hagenbach, Badricourt sec., drive from Chateau Thierry; kia 10 Oct. 1918
COUTURE, Alphonse F., 21, Rice Lake, Corp. 130 Inf.; Somme offensive, Meuse-Argonne, defsec; dw 3 Oct. 1918
DAWSON, Hollus E., 22, Barron, Corp 121 Mgbn; Hagenbach, Badricourt, Fere en Tardenois, Chateau Thierry, Fismes, Juvigny, Terny-Sorny, Verdun, Champagne sec; dw 7 Oct. 1918
DONATELLE, Frank, 31, Cumberland; Corp. 21 Engnrs; dd (peritonitis) 25 Nov. 1918
DOWD, Myles E., 21, Dallas; PVT, Camp Sevier; dd (pneumonia) 8 March 1918
DRAKE, Jay W., 26, Chetek; PVT, 7 Engnrs; dd (tuberculosis) 25 Oct. 1918
EMANUELSON, Oscar, 27, Rice Lake; Corp. 130 Inf.; dw 8 Nov. 1918
EUBANKS, Edgar J., 21, Rice Lake; Corp. 121 Mgbn; Alsace 32 Div., defsec; dw 3 Aug. 1918
FERMAN, Christ, 26, Comstock; PVT 341 Inf.; oversease; dd (pneumonia) 20 Oct. 1918
FOLSTAD, Marshal, 24, Barron; PVT 311 Engnrs; dd (pneumonia) 6 Oct. 1918
GORDON, Clyde A., 32, Chetek; PVT 18 Inf.; near Soissons; kia 21 July. 1918
GUNDERSON, Edwin, 28, Cameron; PVT 343 Inf.; dd (pneumonia) 30 Sept. 1918
GURLEY, Edwin, 28, Cameron; PVT 343 Inf.; dd (pneumonia) 14 Oct. 1918
HALVERSON, Halvor, 27, Barron; PVT 53 Inf.; dd (pneumonia) 12 Oct. 1918
HAVELKA, Thomas E., 24, Rice Lake; PVT 343 Inf.; dd (pneumonia) 6 Oct. 1918
HINKLE, Jesse Ray, 25, m., Rice Lake; PVT 355 Inf.; dw 10 Aug. 1918
HOLUM, Almer G., 29, Prairie Farm; PVT 1st Cl., 311 Inf.; kia 1 Nov. 1918
HORNKE, Fritz, 27, Brill; PVT 17 Fa; dw 12 July. 1918
HOWARD, Fred Winfield, 22, Chetek; PVT 1st Cl., 18 Inf.; dw 15 May 1918
JOHNSON, Clark H., 29, m., Prairie Farm; PVT 343 Inf.; dd (pneumonia) 2 Oct. 1918
JOHNSON, Henry Severt, 21, Prairie Farm; PVT 53 Depbrig; U. S.: dd (pneumonia) 8 Oct. 1918
JOHNSON, Raymond, 21, m., Barron; 9 Co. Rctdep, Camp Shelby, Miss.; dd (pneumonia) 12 Nov. 1918
JOHNSON, William Alfred, 23, Barronett; PVT 355 Inf.; dw 11 Aug. 1918
KEARNEY, Michael C., 26 Rice Lake; PVT CAC, Puget Sound; dd (influenza) 3 Nov. 1918
KELTY, Asher E., 24, Rice Lake; 1 Lt 91 Aersq; St. Mihiel, Meuse-Argonne; kia near Crepigny, 26 Sept. 1918
LAVALIER,  William J., 28, Rice Lake; PVT 309 Inf.; kia 17 Oct. 1918
LINDBERG, John Einar, 21, Rice Lake; PVT Mgtngsect, Camp Hancock; dd (pneumonia) 7 Oct. 1918
LOHFINK, Louis Jacob, 26, Prairie Farm; PVT 118 Engnrs; U. S.; dd (pneumonia) 15 Oct. 1918
LOMBARD, John Tony, 22, Cumberland, PVT Prvnltngdept. 161 Depbrig.; U. S.; dd (pneumonia) 8 Oct. 1918
LOVASS, Hjalmer M., 23, Cumberland; PVT 16 Inf.; kia 20 July. 1918
MAAS, Evan August, 19, Rice Lake, PVT Hqco 30 Inf.; Marne; kia 16 July. 1918
McGEORGE, Warren Edward, 22, Cumberland; PVT SATC, Kansas City; dd (pneumonia) 5 Oct. 1918
McLEOD, Kenneth M., 21, Rice Lake; Corp 121 Mgbn; Fismes; w 5 Aug.; dd (pneumonia) 17 Oct. 1918
NEBY, Peter, 21, Comstock; PVT SATC, Kansas City; dd (pneumonia) 5 Oct. 1918
NELSON, Albert L., 24, Chetek; PVT 1st Cl., 128 Inf.; Fismes; kia 6 Aug. 1918
NELSON, Alfred, 28, Cumberland; PVT 101 Suptn; Toul, Chateau Thierry, St. Mihiel, Verdun; dd (pneumonia) 13 Feb. 1919
NELSON, Harold C., 21, Rice Lake; PVT 121 Mgbn; Juvigny; dw 1 Sept. 1918
NESS, Arthur O., 25, Cumberland; PVT SATC UW; dd (pneumonia) 9 Oct. 1918
NORD, Samuel K., 26, Rice Lake; 1 Lt. 128 Inf.; Meuse-Argonne; kia Brandeville, 9 Nov. 1918
OIEN, Carl J., 22, Rice Lake; PVT 3 Mgbn; dw 13 Oct. 1918
OLSON, Raymond C., 23, Barron; PVT 327 Mgbn; overseas; dd (pneumonia) 24 Oct. 1918
OLSON, William, 24, Turtle Lake; PVT 121 Depbrig; U. S.; dd (pneumonia) 6 Oct. 1918
PALMER, Frank N., 25, m., Cumberland; PVT 311 Inf.; kia 1 Nov. 1918
PAUL, Charles W., 26, Haugen; PVT 129 Inf.; dw 9 Oct. 1918
PAULSON, John L., 25, Cumberland; PVT 58 Inf.; dw 20 July. 1918
PETERSON, Carl O., 23, Prairie Farm; PVT 343 Inf.; oversease; dd (pneumonia) 10 Oct. 1918
PYE, William, 29, Chetek; PVT 128 Inf.; Alsace-Lorraine, 2 Marne, Soissons; dd (tuberculosis) 15 Nov. 1918
RICHARDS, Clayton B., 31, m., Barron; PVT 53 Inf.; kia 4 Oct. 1918
ROUX, Frank, 24, Rice Lake; PVT 58 Inf.; kia (sinking of Moldavia) 23 May 1918
SCHLEISS, James A., 32, Rice Lake; PVT 20 Engnrs; kia (sinking of Tuscania) 5 Feb. 1918
SCHRANZ, Peter, 30, Barron; PVT 9 TC; dd (tuberculosis) 26 Jan. 1919
SIEWERT, Fred W., 25, Barron; PVT 343 Inf.; dd (pneumonia) 27 Sept. 1918
STONEBERG, Victor, 28, Chetek; PVT 343 Inf.; dd (pneumonia) 8 Oct. 1918
THEESE, John H., 27, Barronett; PVT Unasgned 146 Mgbn; dd (pneumonia) 16 Oct. 1918
THEESE, William G., 23, Barronett; PVT 309 Mgbn; dw 7 Nov. 1918
TOLLIFSON, Albert, 24, Chetek; PVT Inf. Camp Hancock Spet rpldrft; dd (pneumonia) 19 Oct. 1918
WAMSLEY, David C., 25, Cumberland; PVT 343 Inf.; overseas; dd (pneumonia) 6 Oct. 1918
WANDER, August J. L., 23, Cameron; PVT 81 Engnrs; U. S.; dd (pneumonia) 16 Oct. 1918
ZIWISKY, Peter, 28; PVT 111 Inf; dw 24 Oct. 1918
NAVY
MYERS, Julius, 28, Rice Lake; Seaman 2nd Cl; dd (pneumonia) Naval Rifle Range, Camp Logan, Ill., 1 Oct. 1918
MARINES
DONALDS, John Howard, 25, Turtle Lake; MCR; aviation at Miami Fla.; dd (pneumonia) 1 Nov. 1918
PIEPER, Bernard Paul, 22, Cameron; 83 co; Chateau Thierry, Aisne-Marne (Soissons), Marbache, St. Mihiel, Meuse-Argonne (Champagne); kia 10 Oct. 1918
WAR NURSES
There were no recorded deaths of War Nurses from Barron County

 

 

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