Genealogytrails Harrison County, Missouri

The Thirty-six Gold Stars on the
Harrison County Service Flag.

Axline, Arthur:
Killed in action at Battle of the Argonne in France, September 28, 1918, aged twenty nine years, eleven months, on day.  Was first lieutenant Company G, One Hundred Thirty ninth, but at time of death was commanding Company E.  Son of Mr. and Mrs. C.A. Axline, of Bethany.
Bears, Tony:
Killed in action in France July 20, 1918.  His sister, Mrs. Arthur Stanley, lives in Bethany.
Browning, Carroll:
Killed in action in France, September 12, 1918.  Son of Duff Browning, of New Hampton.  Was in Casual Department, Eighty-eighth Division.
Carter, Charles Madison:
Died in France in October, 19, 1918, aged Twenty-three years, nine months.  Was member of Company G, One Hundred Thirty-ninth Infantry.  His home was in Hatfield.  Son of Mrs. Margaret Carter.
Carrico, Ed:
Killed in action in France, August 23, 1918.  Son of Mrs. Emily Brown of Akron.  He was aged twenty-four.
Chipp, Fritz H.:
Died of diptheria at Camp Mills, Mineola, Long Island, New York, April 22, 1918, aged twenty years, one month, fourteen days.  He was the son of J.J. and Fannie Dunham Chipp and grandson of Mr. and Mrs. William A. Dunham.  He was a member of Company G, One Hundred Thirty ninth Infantry- Company G's first sacrifice.
Crump, Roscoe:
Son of James Crump of Gilman City.  Died in camp, March, 1919.  Enlisted in limited service, after having failed to pass examination with the big contingent that left her for Des Moines.
Corbin, Harry:
Died of influenza at Waco, Texas, in October, 1918.  His home was at Gilman City.
Collins, Sergeant Andrew Floyd:
Died of influenza at Camp Funston, Kansas, October 8, 1918; aged twenty five years, six months, twenty eight days.  He was a son of Josiah and Elizabeth Collins, of Sherman Township.
Cook, Leonard D:
Died of influenza at Camp McArthur, Waco, Texas, October 16, 1918; aged twenty one years, eleven months, one day.  Son of Mr. and Mrs. William Cook, of Eagleville.
Duncan, Frank Wilber:
Died in action in France September 5, 1918.  Son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Duncan of New Hampton.
Drury, Amos K. :
Died of influenza at Camp Funston, Kansas.  October 8, 1918; aged twenty six years, six months, twenty two days.  Son of Thomas and Etta Drury, of Akron.  Member of Field Hospital Company No. 240.
Flint, Paul:
Son of A.J. and Mrs. Ruth Flint, of near Bethany.  Died of pneumonia April 16.  Member of Company G, One Hundred Thirty ninth Infantry.
Fuston, Willard:
Died of influenza at Camp Funston, Kansas, October 9,1918; aged twenty seven years, six months, twelve days.  Son of George and Mrs. Fuston, of near Martinsville.
Gibson, Corporal Elmer W.:
Died in France from wounds received in action October 9, 1918.  Was son of A.J. and Alice Gibson, of Melbourne.  He was aged twenty five years, one month, two days.  Member of Company L, Fourth Infantry.
Green, Ray L.:
Died of pneumonia in France, October 12, 1918.  His home was in Bethany.
Gillespie, Claude:
Died of influenza at Camp Custer, Michigan, October 11, 1918; aged twenty four years, one month, four days.  Son of Mrs. Rebecca Gillespie, of Ridgeway.
Harris, Roy:
Died of influenza at Camp Funston, Kansas, October 11, 1918; age twenty eight years, eight months, fourteen days.  His home was near Blythedale.
Harris, Cecil:
Killed in action in France between September 28 and October 2, 1918.  Born March 16, 1889. Son of Dave and Nellie Harris, of near Bethany.  Was member of Company G, One Hundred Thirty ninth Infantry.
Hawkins, Francis U.:
Killed in action in France October 22, 1918; aged thirty one years, ten months, ten days.  Was son of James Hawkins, of near Bethany.  Received training at Camp McArthur, Texas.  Left Bethany May 11, 1918; sailed from Camp Merritt, New Jersey for France August 17, 1918.
Harold, Sergeant Joseph Clinton:
Died of pneumonia at Fort Riley, Kansas, October 6, 1918 aged twenty four years, sixteen days.  Son of Joel and Jane Harrold, of near Blythedale.
Higgins, George:
Died in France, March 8, 1919, of wounds.  Son of Mr. and Mrs. Abe Higgins, of Gilman City.
Johnson, Charles:
Died of influenza at Camp Funston, Kansas, October 1918.  His home was in Mount Moriah.
Johnston, Dr. Frank:
Died of pneumonia in France October 16, 1918.  He was married on March 6, 1918, to Miss Edith Foster, of Bethany.  He was aged twenty seven years.
King, Raymond:
Died in France of influenza.  His home was in Mount Moriah.
Long, Melvin Allen, of United States Navy:
Died at home of mother, Mrs. Grant Long, near Bethany, December 4, 1918, aged twenty two years, seven months, four days.
Lovell, Elmer:
Died of influenza at Camp Funston, Kansas, in October 1918.  His home was at Mount Moriah.
McDaniel, Harvey C.:
Died of pneumonia at Jefferson Barracks, Saint Louis, October, 1918; aged thirty years, one month, one day.  Was son of Editor J.D. and Mrs. McDaniel, of Cainsville.  Was in service as telegraph operator.
Opdyke, Corporal Charles Frederick [Teddy]:
Died on battlefield of France September 27, 1918.  He was a son of S.S. and Rose B. Opdyke, of Ridgeway.  Member of Company G, One Hundred Thirty ninth Infantry.
Opdyke, John:
Died of influenza at Camp Funston, Kansas, October 9, 1918.  Son of Mr. and Mrs. W.A. Opdyke, of Mount Moriah.
Patterson, Roy:
Died January 7, 1918, of tonsilitis, at Fort McArthur, Waco, Texas.  He was a son of T.B. Patterson, of Gilman City.
Phillips, George Monson:
Killed in action in France October 5, 1918; aged twenty two years, five months, four days.  He was the son of Mrs. Ida Phillips, of Bethany.  He was a member of Company L, Fourth Infantry.  Left Bethany September 7, 1917; sailed for France April 27, 1918
Rice, Cecil:
Son of Mrs. Garret Rice, died April 2, 1918, at Fort Logan, Colorado of scarlet fever and complications, developing pneumonia.  He was a first class private, detachment Quartermaster Corps.
Shipps, Thomas:
Killed in action in France, September 26, 1918.  He was aged twenty one years, six months, one day.  His brother, G.E. Shipps, lives near Mount Moriah.  Thomas was a member of Company G, One Hundred Thirty ninth United States Infantry.
Skelton, Polk:
Son of James and Rebecca Skelton of Hatfield; died from wounds in France, July 17, 1918.
Wilson, Carlisle "Chuck":
Died in France November 7,1918, from wounds received in battle of the Argonne Forest on September 27, 1918.  Son of J.C. and Alice Wilson and was aged twenty seven years, three months, nine days.  Was captain of Company G, One Hundred Thirty ninth Infantry.
Source: History of Harrison County, Missouri, Geo. Wanamaker, 1921



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