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STARKE COUNTY, INDIANA
A Record of Indiana Men and Women who Died in the Service of the United States
and the Allied Nations in the World War.
1914-1918


EMIGH, CHARLES - Private
Son of Jacob and Lavina Emigh; born November 17, 1889, near Knox, Starke County, Ind. Farmer. Entered service July 23, 1918, Knox, Ind. Sent to Camp Wadsworth, S. C.; assigned to 321st Ambulance Company, Sanitary Train. Contracted pneumonia, and died November 29, 1918, Camp Wadsworth, S. C. Buried in Bass Lake Cemetery, near Knox, Ind.

GARBISON, CLIFFORD FRANK - Private
Son of Joseph (deceased) and Emma Garbison (File); born April 8, 1896, Davis Township, Starke County, Ind. Farmer. Entered service June 24, 1918, Laporte, Ind. Sent to Camp Sherman, Ohio. Transferred to Camp Mills, N. Y. Overseas September 3, 1918; assigned to Company F, 335th Infantry, 84th Division. Contracted pneumonia; moved to Base Hospital No. 3 in France, where he died October 14, 1918. Buried in American Cemetery, Menezterol Montignac, Dordogne, France.

GOOD, JOHN EARL - Private
Son of Jeremiah and Martha Good (both deceased); born March 16, 1896, Knox, Ind. Employee of Rubber Boot factory, Mishawaka, Ind., when he entered service October 5, 1917. Sent to Camp Taylor, Ky. Transferred to Camp Jackson, S. C.; assigned to Company A, 327th Machine Gun Battalion. Sailed overseas May 11, 1918. Participated in battles of Bellecourt, and Premont. Died October 24, 1918, from wounds received in action. Body returned to U.S., and buried at Knox, Ind.

KELLER, HARRY - Corporal
Son of Ezekiel and Caroline M. Keller; born April 14, 1891, North Judson, Starke County, Ind. Employee of Tin Plate Mill, Indiana Harbor, Ind. Enlisted in U.S. Regular Army June 27, 1917, Chicago, 1ll. Sent to Camp Jackson, S. C., assigned to 17th Engineers. Overseas in July, 1917. Gassed during drive in the Marne Sector. Returned to U.S. as casualty, January 23, 1918; taken to Cook County Hospital, Chicago, Ill., where he died July 28, 1918. Buried with military honors, North Judson, Starke County, Ind.

REGNOLD, JOSEPH - Sergeant
Son of Joseph A. and Anna J. Regnold; born February 6, 1895, Englewood, Ill. Moved to Starke County, Ind. in 1904. Enlisted in U.S. Regular Army May 8, 1917, Indiana Harbor. Sent to Ft. Thomas, Ky.; transferred to Syracuse, N. Y. Overseas April 2, 1918; attached to Third Division. Fought at St. Mihiel, Montfaucon, and in Meuse-Argonne. Killed in action October 9, 1918, Bois de Cunel, France. Buried in Argonne American Cemetery No. 1232, Grave No. 82, Sec. 38, Plot 2, Romagne, France.

SHILLING, COLUMBUS H. - Private, U.S.M.C.
Son of Hiram and Alice Crettyman Shilling; born September 28, 1893, near Knox, Ind. Farmer-salesman. Enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps, August 7, 1918, Chicago, Ill. Sent to Parris Island, S. C.; assigned to Company Z, 33rd Regiment. Transferred to Quantico, Va.; assigned to 13th Company, 10th Regiment. Contracted pneumonia, and died October 4, 1918, (Quantico, Va. Buried with military honors in Round Lake Cemetery, near Knox, Ind.

WILLIAMS, ALBERT W. - Corporal
Son of Walter F. (deceased) and Aldawa Williams; born August 24, 1886, North Bend Township, Starke County, Ind. Machinist. Enlisted in U.S. Regular Army May 12, 1917, Detroit, Mich., where he was employed. Sent to Camp Jacinto, Tex.; assigned to Company C, 26th Infantry. Overseas in June, 1917; attached to First Division. Wounded March 25, 1918, while fighting in Toul Sector, and died two days later. Buried in American Cemetery, No. 108, Grave 15, Sebastopol Barracks, France. The American Legion Post, Knox, Ind., named in his honor.

Source: Gold Star Honor Roll: A Record of Indiana Men and Women who Died in the Service of the United States and the Allied Nations in the World War. 1914-1918
By Indiana Historical Commission, John Williams Oliver Published by Indiana Historical Commission., 1921

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