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World War I Veteran Photos

William Carl "Bill" Brandt
Samuel Hodge
John Wisnieski

 


William Carl "Bill" Brandt
World War I
Served in France with
U S Miltary Police
United States Army

William Carl "Bill" Brandt

Born on August 11, 1892
in New Minden, Washington County, Illinois .
 
The son of :
Carl F. Brandt
&
Louisa (nee Hahnenberger) Brandt


 
World War I Draft Registration
June 5, 1917 in Washington County, Illinois.
Residence - Covington, Illinois.
Occupation - Farmer
Medium Height & Medium Build
Blue Eyes & Dark Hair

 
Inducted into Service on September 23, 1917
Discharged on September 3, 1919
 
Married : Nora Lydia Pries

 

 

 

 

 

Died on April 22, 1952 in St. Louis, Missouri
Burial in St. Peter's Cemetery, Fayette Co., IL.

Photograph furnished by : Jerry Cowley


Samuel Hodge
World War I
Served in Western Germany with
Company H, 167th Infantry 42nd Division
United States Army

Samuel Hodge

Born on December 9, 1893
in Nashville, Washington County, Illinois .
The son of :
Francis Marion Hodge
&
Frances Susan (nee Franklin) Hodge

On the 1900 Census, he is living in the household of Marion Hodge, in Pilot Knob Township of Washington County, IL.

World War I Draft Registration
June 5, 1917 in Herrin, Illinois.
Age - 24
Residence - Herrin, Illinois.
Occupation - Coal Miner
Employer - Chicago & Carterville Coal Co.
Medium Height & Medium Build
Gray Eyes & Light Hair

On the 1920 Census, he is living with wife, Cora in
Christopher City, Tyrone Township, Franklin County, IL.

Photograph furnished by : Linda (nee Wilson) Gerus

 

John Wisnieski
World War I
82nd Division
All American Division
United States Army

John Wisnieski

Born on August 3, 1889 in St. Louis, Missouri

Died in 1983

Burial : Cavalry Cemetery, St. Louis, Missouri

The family moved to a farm south of Beaucoup, Washington County, Illinois in 1891 and he lived there until after World War I.
He sold the farm to Jake Povolish

Photograph furnished by : Lillian Barton

 

 


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