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WARREN 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


CADWALLADER, ARTHUR WALTER ....Private
Son of Ira W. and Jessie Cadwallader; born January 17, 1886, West Lebanon, Warren County, Ind. Merchant. Enlisted in U.S. Regular Army April 23, 1917, West Lebanon, Ind. Sent to Ft. Sam Houston, Tex.; assigned to 15th Machine Gun Battalion. Embarked April 24, 1918; assigned to Company C, 11th Infantry, 5th Division. Killed in action September 12, 1918, in St. Mihiel Offensive. Buried in St. Mihiel American Cemetery No. 1233, Grave 136, France. American Legion Post, West Lebanon, Ind., named in his honor.

DOUGLAS, WILLIAM O'NEILL.... Private
Son of William and Mary C. Douglas; born October 29, 1900, Joliet, Ill. Moved to Warren County, Ind. in 1907. Attended Culver Naval Training School. Student. Enlisted in U.S. Regular Army April 16, 1917, Indianapolis, Ind. Sent to Ft. Benjamin Harrison, Ind.; assigned to Company B, st Battalion Engineers; transferred to Battery A, 150th Field Artillery, 42nd (Rainbow) Division. Embarked Octotar 18, 1917. Died of empyema December 27, 1917, Base Hospital No. 10, St. N'azaire, France. Buried at St. Nazaire, France.

ELLIOTT, JOHN WILLIAM ....Mechanic
Son of William O. and Edna B. Elliott; born July 21, 1893, State Line, Warren County, Ind. Attended Valparaiso University. Carpenter. Entered service September 18, 1917, Hoopeston, Ill. Sent to Camp Dodge, Iowa; assigned to Company K, 349th Infantry. Transferred to Camp Pike, Ark.; assigned to Company F, 346th Infantry. Sent to Camp Dix, N. J. where he was accidentally drowned July 28, 1918, a few days before embarkation. Buried in Masonic Cemetery, State Line, Ind.

HIGH, WILLIAM R. ....Private
Son of George and Mary High; born April 26, 1890, State Line, Warren County, Ind. Farmer. Entered service August 24, 1918, Williamsport, Ind. Sent to Camp Dodge, Iowa; assigned to 2nd Company, 1st Training Battalion, 163rd Depot Brigade; transferred to Company A, 88th Infantry. Died of pneumonia November 24, 1918, Camp Dodge. Buried in Mt. Hope Cemetery, Covington, Fountain County, Ind.

HOTTENSTIEN, CHARLES CLARK.... Private
Son of Robert C. and Mary Elizabeth Hottenstien; born May 12, 1893, Prairie Township, Warren County, Ind. Farmer. Entered service September 3, 1918, Williamsport, Ind. Sent to Camp Grant, Ill.; assigned to Company A, 5th Limited Service Regiment, 161st Depot Brigade. Died of pneumonia October 3, 1918, Camp Grant, 1ll. Buried in Locust Grove Cemetery, Warren County, Ind. Survived by widow, Emma Chambers Hottenstien, Ambia, Benton County, Ind.

HOUSE, WILLIAM LUTHER ....Private
Son of Charles and Sarah House; born March 14, 1893, Rainsville, Warren County, Ind. Farmer. Entered service March 29, 1918, Williamsport, Ind. Trained at Camp Taylor, Ky.; Camp Gordon, Ga., and Camp McClellan, Ala. Overseas June 10, 1918. Final assignment to Company E, 115th Infantry, 29th Division. Killed in action October 9, 1918, north of Verdun, east of Meuse. Buried, Commune of Consenvoye, Meuse, France.

HUNTER, EARL RAY ....Private, S.A.T.C.
Son of William P. and Susan L. Hunter; born November 3, 1896, Warren County, Ind. Farmer. Called into service October 15, 1918, and sent to Student Army Training Corps, Winona Lake, Ind., where he was taken ill and died of pneumonia November 13, 1918. Buried in Switzer Cemetery one and one-half miles south of Foster, Warren County, Ind.

JOHNSON, LEROY DALE ....Musician
Son of Andrew and Emma L. Johnson; born June 1, 1900, Johnsonville, Warren County, Ind. Student. Enlisted in U.S. Regular Army as Musician April 18, 1917, Lafayette, Ind. Sent to Jefferson Barracks, Mo.; assigned to Field Artillery Corps. Transferred to Ft. Barrancas, Fla., and attached to 8th Regiment Band. Final assignment, Headquarters Company, 64th Artillery, Coast Artillery Corps. Embarked May 14, 1918. Died of pneumonia October 17, 1918, Base Hospital No. 27, Angers, France. Body returned and buried at West Lebanon, Ind.

McDONALD, CARL C. ....Private
Son of Joseph Evans and Ella McDonald; born June 2, 1892. Warren County, Ind. Farmer. Entered service May 25, 1918, Williamsport, Ind. Sent to Camp Taylor, Ky.; assigned to 47th Company, 12th Training Battalion, 159th Depot Brigade; transferred to 35th Company, 9th Training Battalion, 159th Depot Brigade. Died of pneumonia November 9, 1918, Camp Taylor. Buried in Locust Grove Cemetery, Warren County,

MARLATT, HARRY J. ....Private
Son of Jay and Catherine Marlatt; born September 26, 1892, Fowler, Benton County, Ind. Moved to Warren County in 1894. Laborer. Entered service March 4, 1918, Williams- port, Ind. Sent to Kelly Field, Tex.; assigned to U.S. Aviation Schoo1. Transferred to Wilbur Wright Field, Ohio; assigned to Headquarters Construction Detachment No. 1, and was with 507th Aero Construction Squad at time of death. Died of pneumonia October 13, 1918, Wilbur Wright Field. Buried at Williamsport, Ind.

PATTON, FAY ....Sergeant
Son of Isaac and Flora Patton; born November 19, 1893, Marshficld, Warren County, Ind. Farmer. Enlisted in U.S. Regular Army May 8, 1917, Danville, Ill. Sent to Jefferson Barracks, Mo.; transferred to El Paso, Tex. Went overseas June 12, 1917. Final assignment, Company A, 16th Infantry, 1st Division. Killed in action November 7, 1918, near Sedan. Buried in Sedan American Cemetery, No. 1203, Letanne Ardennes, France.

POPE, JAMES ANDERSON ....Corporal
Son of James F. and Harriet A. Pope; born October 8, 1894, Williamsport, Warren County, Ind. Manager of clothing store. Entered service April 27, 1918, Williamsport, Ind. Graduated as expert motor mechanic from Purdue University. Sent to Camp Mills, N. Y.; assigned to 315th Ammunition Train. Transferred to Camp Dix, N. J.; then to Aberdeen, Md. Assigned to Company N, Ordnance Department. Died of pneumonia October 12, 1918, Aberdeen, Md. Buried in Highland Cemetery, Williamsport, Ind.

ROSSER, CHARLES ....Private
Son of John and Minnie Rosser; born June 12, 1889, West Lebanon, Warren County, Ind. Farmer. Entered service April 16, 1918. Trained at Camp Dodge, Iowa; Camp Travis, Tex., and Camp Mills, N. Y. Embarked from New York June 16, 1918. Final assignment, Company C, 357th Infantry, 90th Division. Killed in action October 30, 1918, near Bantheville, France, on the Verdun Front in the Argonne Sector. (Burial place not known.)

SEALS, BERTRAM B. ....Private
Son of Francis M. and Lena Catherine Seals; born January 13, 1888, Rankin, Ill. Moved to Warren County, Ind. in 1892. Telephone electrician. Entered service August 26, 1918, Williamsport, Ind. Sent to Camp Custer, Mich.; assigned to Company C, 214th Field Signal Battalion. Contracted pneumonia and died October 12, 1918, Camp Custer, Mich. Buried at Rainsville, Ind. Survived by widow, Ethel Leona Seals and daughter, Delorah Jeanette Seals, Williamsport, Ind.

SHOULTS, LOYD CLIFFORD ....Private
Son of James E. and Jennie D. Shoults; born March 25, 1899, near Rainsville, Warren County, Ind. Farmer. Entered service August 13, 1917, Indianapolis, Ind. Sent to Camp Taylor, Ky.; assigned to Company D, 45th Infantry. Died of disease January 7, 1918, Camp Taylor, Ky. Buried near Rainsville, Warren County, Ind.

TIFFANY, LEONARD ....Private
Son of Mr. and Mrs. John B. Tiffany; born June 27, 1887, Ky. Moved to Warren County, Ind. (Date unknown). Farmer. Entered service April 25, 1918, Warren County, Ind. Sent to Camp Taylor, Ky.; assigned to 23rd Company, 6th Training Battalion, 159th Depot Brigade. Went overseas June 27, 1918; assigned to Company G, 112th Ammunition Train. Died of disease January 5, 1919. (No further information obtainable.)

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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