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Atchison County World War I Memorial

 
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., May 28, 2011
1. Atchison County World War I Memorial Marker
Inscription.

Let us hold in grateful memory
the Atchison County men who gave all
for God, Country and Humanity in the
World War 1917-1919

[Roll of Honored Dead]

Private Bryan Amend
Co. C., 140th Inf., 35th Div.
Died at Ft. Sill, Okla., Feb. 1, 1918

Private Iradell Babcock
Caisson Co. 2, 110th Ammo Train, 35th Div.
Died at Ft. Sill, Okla., Nov. 17, 1917

Private Aloysius L. Bichlmeier
385th Field Hospital, 332nd Sanitary Train, 97th Div.
Died at Camp Cody, N.M., Oct. 16, 1918


Private Marion A. Branch
Pvt. 1st Cl., Co. I, 353rd Inf, 89th Div. A.E.F.
Killed in accident at Andelot, France, July 20, 1918

Private Franklin O. Brun
Hdqrs. Co., 137th Inf., 35th Div. A.E.F.
Died at Liverpool, England, May 7, 1918

Private Clyde P. Burbank
Pvt. 1st Cl., 388th Bakery Co., QM Corps, A.E.F.
Died at Liffol le Grand, France, Jan. 24, 1919

Private Benjamin G. Clayton
58th Co., 184th Depot Brigade
Died at Camp Funston, Oct. 12, 1918

Private George Duran Cox
Co. B, 29th Machine Gun Bn., 10th Div.
Died at Camp Funston, Oct. 28, 1918

Chaplain Owen E. Degan
Capt. U.S. Army
Died at Nat'l Mil. Home,
Atchison County World War I Memorial Building and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 28, 2011
2. Atchison County World War I Memorial Building and Marker
Leavenworth, Kans. Dec. 1, 1918


Private James Anthony Dunham
Co. A., 7th Inf., 3rd Div. A.E.F.
Killed in Action, Second Battle
of the Marne, June 21, 1918


Private William P. Durkin
412th Co., B Battn, Marines
Died at Parris Island, S.C., Jan. 12, 1919


Corporal Richard Eccher
Co. I, 353rd Inf., 89th Div., A.E.F.
Died Oct. 29, 1918, of Wounds Received
in Bantheville Wood, France

John William Eick
Painter, 2nd Class, Co. 30, Reg. 12, U.S.N.
Died at Great Lakes, Ill., Sept. 20, 1918

Private Henry A. Fleming
Co. F, 137th Inf., 35th Div., A.E.F.
Died Oct. 1, 1918, of Wounds Received
near Baulny [sic Baulne], France

Sergeant George W. Gibson
Co. B, 137th Inf., 35th Div., A.E.F.
Killed in Action, Montrebeau Wood, France,
Sept. 28, 1918

Private Jesse C. Gordon
Co. B, 137th Inf., 35th Div.
Died at Camp Doniphan, Okla., Feb. 13, 1918

Private Robert Bryan Greene
Pvt. 1st Cl., Co. E, 139th Inf, 35th Div., A.E.F.
Killed in Action, Charpentry, France, Sept. 27, 1918

Private Fay Guy
Hdqrs. Co., 137th Inf., 35th Div., A.E.F.
Killed in Action, Montrebeau Wood, France, Sept. 28, 1918

Private Lee Roy Hoffman
31st Co.,
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By William Fischer, Jr., May 28, 2011
3. Atchison County WWI Memorial Honor Roll
184th Depot Brigade, Camp Funston
Died at Ft. Riley, Oct. 14, 1918

Private William Oscar Hundley
Co. 1, 353rd Inf., 89th Div.
Died at Camp Merritt, N.J., Mar. 28, 1918

Lieutenant Jared Fox Jackson
1st Lt., Co. M. 353rd Inf., 89th Div., A.E.F.
Killed in Action, Bantheville Wood, France, Nov. 1, 1918

John Franklin Kaufman
Apprentice Seaman, Co. H., 3rd Reg., U.S.N.
Died at Great Lakes, Ill., Sept. 23, 1918

Elmer Martin Larson
Seaman, U.S.S. Delaware
Died at Hampton Roads, Va., Oct. 8, 1918

Lieutenant William Farrel Leland
2nd Lt., Machine Gun Co., 369th Inf., 93rd Div., A.E.F.
Died Sept. 29, 1918, of Wounds Received
in the Argonne, France

Private Joel N. Lovgren
Co. F., 309th Engineers, 84th Div., A.E.F.
Died at St. Germain, France, Oct. 12, 1918

Private Ray Millard McFarland
Btry. F, 338th Field Arty, 88th Div., A.E.F.
Died in France, Oct. 5, 1918

Private Robert E. Nettleton
Btry. C, 3rd Trench Mortar Bn., 3rd Div., A.E.F.
Died at Bourbonne, France, Nov. 4, 1918

Corporal Charles W. Nielander
Co. C., 134th Inf., 34th Div.
Died at Camp Dix, N.J., Sept. 29, 1918

Private John Peterson
Pvt. 1st Cl., Co. F., 351st Inf., 88th
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4. Atchison County WWI Memorial Honor Roll
Div., A.E.F.
Died at Gondrecourt, France, Oct. 4, 1918

Private Charles L. Potter
385th Field Hosp, 322nd Sanitary Train, 97th Div.
Died at Camp Cody, N.M., Nov. 6, 1918

Lieutenant Clement Martin Ripperger
2nd Lt., 47th Squadron, Air Service, U.S.A.
Killed in accident, March Field, Cal., Mar. 31, 1919

Corporal Charles E. Robinson
18th Observation Btry., Field Artillery
Died at Camp Taylor, Ky., Oct. 16, 1918

Private James E. Romick
Co. F., 353rd Inf., 89th Div., A.E.F.
Killed in Action, Dieulet Wood, France, Nov. 6, 1918

Sergeant Ralph Raymond Roth
Co. A, 364th Inf., 91st Div., A.E.F.
Killed in Action, Battle of the Argonne,
France, Sept. 26, 1918

Corporal Noble E. Seever
Co. F, 137th Inf., 35th Div., A.E.F.
Died Sept. 28, 1918, of Wounds Received
near Varennes, France

Sergeant Joe Raymond Speer
Co. I, 353rd Inf., 89th Div., A.E.F.
Died Nov. 2, 1918, of Wounds Received in
Bantheville Wood, France

Lieutenant Harry Augustus Swendson
1st Lt., Co. D, 4th Bn., 1st Australian Inf. Brig., A.I.F.
Killed in Action, Polygone Wood, Belgium, Oct. 4, 1917

Corporal Albert L. Tate
Co. F, 18th Inf., 1st Div., A.E.F.
Died May 1, 1918, of Wounds Received
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By William Fischer, Jr., May 28, 2011
5. Atchison County WWI Memorial Honor Roll
at Cantigny, France

Private Alson Leon Viles
Co. L, 140th Inf., 35th Div., A.E.F.
Died Oct. 24, 1918, of Wounds Received at Exermont, France

Private Carrol J. Walker
Pvt. 1st Cl., Hdqrs. Det., Medical Department
Died at U.S. General Hospital, Ft. Des Moines, Ia., Dec. 2, 1918

Private Starkey Lloyd Williams
Btry. F, 129th Field Arty, 35th Div.
Died at Ft. Sill, Okla., April 9, 1918

Colored

Private Leonard W. Henton

Co. F., 805th Pioneer Inf., A.E.F.
Died at Tours, France, Oct. 18, 1918

Private Otto Majors
Co. H, 805th Pioneer Infantry
Died at Camp Funston, Aug. 19, 1918

Private Clifford Murphy
28th Construction Co., A.S.M.A.
Died at Ft. Wayne, Mich., July 1, 1918

Sweet be your rest! Your task is done;
The tramp of armies, boom of gun,
The furious cry of savage Hun
are silent now, the Victory's won.

 
Location. 39° 33.727′ N, 95° 7.478′ W. Marker is in Atchison, Kansas, in Atchison County. Marker is on Commercial Street near 9th Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is on the south wall of Memorial Hall. Marker is at or near this postal address: 819 Commercial Street, Atchison KS 66002, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers.
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By William Fischer, Jr., May 28, 2011
6. Atchison County WWI Memorial Honor Roll
At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Atchison County Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hall (here, next to this marker); Founding of the Santa Fe Railway (within shouting distance of this marker); Atchison Post Office (approx. 0.2 miles away); Working Men of the Railroads (approx. 0.2 miles away); 4th of July, 1804 Creek (approx. 0.2 miles away); Birthplace of the Santa Fe Railway Company (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Bridge Over 4th of July 1804 Creek (approx. 0.2 miles away); Birth Place of Amelia Earhart (approx. mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Atchison.
 
Categories. Patriots & PatriotismWar, World I
 
Atchison County WWI Memorial Honor Roll image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 28, 2011
7. Atchison County WWI Memorial Honor Roll
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By William Fischer, Jr., May 28, 2011
8. Atchison County WWI Memorial Honor Roll
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By William Fischer, Jr., May 28, 2011
9. Atchison County WWI Memorial Honor Roll
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 18, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 998 times since then and 66 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9. submitted on July 18, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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