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Shawnee County Casualties during WWI
Died in US-side Training or Other Than at Western Front
Surnames A - K

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Where known, the information is organized as follows:
SURNAME, Names, Rank, Regimental assignment, Date Enlisted.
Date of Birth, Birthplace, State, Parents and/or Spouses names.
Date and details of death, Burial information
Abbreviations:
DIT - Died in US-side Training, DFD - Died from Disease, DIA - Died in Accident

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Floyd Bailey

BAILEY, Floyd Webster
Pvt Draftee in US Training, Medical Det. Infirmary Cots, Camp Grant, IL. Enlisted Aug 1918.
Born 31 Mar 1897, Agra, Phillips Co., KS. Son of Mary E. & William BAILEY, Topeka, KS.
DIT 30 Sept 1918 at Camp Grant, Rockford, IL of complications from the Spanish influenza and resulting pneumonia.
Buried in the Topeka Cemetery Section 81, Lot 227, Interment #15528 on 4 Oct 1918.

Kenneth Barber
BARBER, Kenneth Lynde
Seaman 2C in training. Enlisted in the US Navy July 1918 in Kansas City, MO.
Born 11 Jun 1890, Topeka, KS. Son of Nina May (EWING) & John W. BARBER. Husband of Grace (WARD) BARBER, Topeka, KS.
DIT 4 Oct 1918 of complications from the Spanish influenza and resulting lobar pneumonia at the Naval Base Hosp, Hampton Roads, VA.
Buried in the Topeka Cemetery Section 81, Lot 226, Interment #15536 on 11 Oct 1918.
Charles Binns
BINNS, Charles Richard
Pvt Draftee in US Training, C Co., 26th Battalion, US Guard. Enlisted June 1918.
Born 1 Sep 1893, Kansas City KS. Son of Martha V. (KIRBY) & (the late) Horace Mann BINNS, Topeka, KS.
DIT 14 Oct 1918 of complications from the Spanish influenza and resulting pneumonia while guarding an explosives plant at at Nitro, WV.
Buried at Rossville Cemetery, Shawnee Co., KS Section 5, Lot #15 on 18 Oct 1918.
Foster Bradfield
BRADFIELD, Foster Redmond
Pvt Draftee in US Training, Camp Surgeon's Office, Camp Meade, MD. Enlisted June 1918.
Born 16 Jul 1889, Topeka, Shawnee Co., KS. Son of Sarah Ellen (KNIGHT) & S. A. BRADFIELD, Topeka, KS
DIT 7 Oct 1918 of complications from the Spanish influenza and resulting pneumonia at Camp Meade, MD. Buried in the Topeka Cemetery Section 81, Lot 115, Interment #15540 on 14 Oct 1918.
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BUREL, Albert Randolph
Pvt Draftee in US Training, 164 Depot Brigade. Enlisted Sept 1918.
Born 21 Dec 1886 Topeka, Shawnee Co. KS. Son of Eli R. BUREL. Husband of Maud B. (BERRY) BUREL.
DIT 15 Oct 1918 of complications from the Spanish influenza and resulting pneumonia at Camp Funston.
Buried In Mt. Auburn Cemetery Topeka in Oct 1918.
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CHITWOOD, William Elmer
Fireman 3C, US Navy at the Great Lakes Training Station, IL. Enlisted in the Navy April, 1917.
Born June 1890 Kansas. Son of Flora Belle (BAKER) & William H. CHITWOOD, formerly of Perry, Jefferson Co., KS.
DIA 12 June 1917 in fall from a train.
Buried in Oak Ridge Cemetery, Perry, Jefferson Co., KS on 20 June, 1917.
Victor Clayton
CLAYTON, Victor Guthrie
Pvt Draftee in US Training, K Co., 133rd Inf., 34th Div. Enlisted June 1918, Topeka, KS
Born 26 July 1895 in Republic, Republic Co., KS. Son of (the late) May CLAYTON.
DIT 23 Sept 1918 of complications from the Spanish influenza and resulting pneumonia at Camp Dix, NJ.
Buried in Wisner Cemetery, Cuming Co., NE.
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De MOSS, George Washington
Pvt Draftee in US Training. Enlisted 26 Sept 1918
Born 29 April 1897, Topeka, Shawnee Co., KS. Son of James & Dianna J. (FISHER) De MOSS, Topeka, KS
DIT 14 Oct 1918 of complications from the Spanish influenza and resulting pneumonia at Camp Funston, KS. With the 164th Depot Brigade.
Buried at Rochester Cemetery, Shawnee Co., KS Section 12, Lot 982 Interment #3328 on 17 Oct 1918.
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DILATUSH, George Douglas
Pvt Draftee in US Training Enlisted 18 July 1918 at Omaha, NE.
Born 19 May 1891 Colby, Thomas Co., KS. Son of Mary Alice (CHAPMAN) and (the late) Jarvis Jeffries DILATUSH, Topeka, KS.
DIT 12 Oct 1918 of complications from the Spanish influenza and resulting pneumonia at Camp Dodge, IA. With 4 Co., 163rd Depot Brigade.
Buried at Topeka's Grantville Cemetery, KS on 15 Oct 1918.
Ralph Doidge
DOIDGE, Ralph Raymond
Pvt Draftee in US Training Enlisted Sept 1918.
Born 3 Sept 1896, Talmage, Dickinson Co., KS. Son of (the late) Jennie (WILSON) & Alfred DOIDGE, Abilene, KS. Husband of Edna Alma (LINN), Topeka, KS.
DIT 13 Oct 1918 of complications from the Spanish influenza and resulting pneumonia at Camp Funston, KS. With the 31st Co., 164th Depot Brigade.
Buried in the Topeka Cemetery Section 81, Lot 191, Interment #15544 on 16 Oct 1918.
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DOUGLASS, Ora Vance
PFC Draftee in US Training Enlisted May 1917
Born 19 Jun 1900, Dennison, Franklin Co., KS. Son of William T. & Emma DOUGLAS, Topeka, KS.
DIT 21 Jan 1918 of complications from the Spanish influenza and resulting pneumonia at Camp Doniphan, TX. With B Co., 137th Infantry, 35th Division. Buried in the Mt. Auburn Cemetery, Shawnee County Section 023, Lot 009, Interment #0924.
Virgil Eaton
EATON, Virgil J.
2Lt Coast Artillery Enlisted 9 Sept 1916
Born 10 Apr 1898, Ozawkie, Jefferson Co., KS. Son of Cordelia & Frank M. EATON.
DIT 10 Mar 1918 of complications from the Spanish influenza and resulting pneumonia at Fort Miley, San Fransisco, CA. With 18th Co., Private Coast Artillery Corps.
Buried in the Topeka Cemetery Section 73, Lot 10, Interment #15335 on 18 Mar 1918.
Benjamin Ellis
ELLIS, Benjamin J.
Pvt Draftee in US Training Enlisted July 1918 in Shawnee Co.
Born 10 Jan 1892, Hall Co., NE. Son of Laura May (CADMAN) & Jonathan Leroy ELLIS, Topeka, KS DIT 21 Oct 1918 of complications from the Spanish influenza and bronchial pneumonia at Camp Lewis, WA. With the Medical Detachment, 13th Ammunition Train, Camp Lewis.
Buried at Mt. Hope Cemetery, Topeka, KS Section 9, Lot 339, Space 3 on 29 Oct 1918 - No headstone.
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FITZPATRICK, John Upton
PFC Draftee in US Training. Enlisted Sept 1918.
Born 28 July 1896 Shelbina, Shelby Co., MO. Son of Ermina Gertrude "Emma" (Wood) and James Thomas FITZPATRICK FITZPATRICK, Richland, Shawnee Co., KS.
DIT 14 Oct 1918 of complications from the Spanish influenza and resulting pneumonia at Camp Funston. With 30 Co., 164 Depot Brigade.
Buried at Shelbina Cemetery, Shelby Co., MO.
Richmond Ford
FORD, Richmond Virgil
Pvt Draftee in US Training. G Co., 353rd Infantry, 89th Division. Enlisted Sept 1917 at Arkansas City, Cowley Co., KS.
Born 19 Feb 1893 Galveston, Galveston Co., TX. Son of (the late) Estelle M. & Richmond V. FORD, Topeka, KS.
DIT 7 Nov 1917 of spinal meningitis at Camp Funston, KS.
Buried in the Mt Hope Cemetery, Topeka, KS Section 8, Lot 564 Space 9 on 10 Nov 1917.
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FOSTER, Arthur
Fireman FC US Navy. Enlisted in the US Navy Feb 1916.
Born Oct 1890 KS. Son of Sampson and (the late) Jennet Foster, Topeka, KS
DFD 26 Oct 1918 of complications from the Spanish influenza and resulting pneumonia aboard the USS Pittsburgh, an armored cruiser, patrolling off the waters of South America, protecting American interests.
Buried in Arlington National Cemetery Site 20339.
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FRANK, Joseph J.
Draftee in US Training.
Born 6 Jan 1897 Russia. Son of Catherine & Henry FRANK, Topeka, KS.
DIT 18 May 1917.
Buried in the Mt Calvary Cemetery, Topeka, Section 07, Lot 19-E-W, Interment #304 on 20 May 1917.
Fay Freidberg
FREIDBERG, Fay Sarah (see Stories)
War Dept. Washington, DC.
Born 1897 in Topeka, Shawnee Co., KS. Daughter of May & Samuel May FREIDBERG, Topeka
DFD 30 Dec 1918 of complications from the Spanish influenza and resulting pneumonia in Washington, DC. With the Casualty Division of the Adjutant General's Office, War Dept.
Buried in Topeka Cemetery Jewish Section Lot 10 on 3 Jan 1919.
John Garver
GARVER, John Diller
Lt. Navy. Enlisted June 1918.
Born 7 Nov 1886 Salina, Saline Co., KS. Son of Judge Theodore Franklin & (the late) Della Mary (DILLER) GARVER of Topeka, KS. Husband of Eva Bessie (BAILEY).
DIT 11 Feb 1919 of complications from the Spanish influenza and resulting pneumonia in the US Navy Hospital in New York City. With the US Naval S Feb team Engineering School, Hoboken, NJ.
Buried in the Gypsum Hill Cemetery, Salina, KS Block B Lot 102 Space 001 on 18 Feb 1919.
William Glass
GLASS, William Hubert
Cpl. Draftee in US Training.
Born 24 Feb 1895 in Colwich, Sedgwick Co., Kansas. Son of Sarah G. & William M. GLASS, Topeka, KS.
DIA 17 June 1918 by drowning at Camp Kearny (near Rockwell Air Field), San Diego, CA (now MCAS Miramar). With the Medical Corps, possibly part of the Sixteenth Division (Regular Army).
Buried in Mt. Hope Cemetery, Afton, Ottawa County, Oklahoma.
Clyde Goodsell
GOODSELL, Clyde M.
Pvt National Guard. HQ Co., 130th Field Artillery, 35th Division. Enlisted Aug 1917.
Honor Roll Casualty List June 21, 1918.
Born 13 Aug 1887 Osage City, Osage Co., KS. Son of Emily A. & Clarence M. & GOODSELL. Husband of Mary L. (HUMBERT), Topeka, KS.
DFD 4 Jun 1918 of complications from the Spanish influenza and lobar pneumonia in Liverpool, England while en-route with his unit to France.
Originally buried in English soil, remains returned to the US and re-interred in the Osage City Cemetery KS Section E-05, Lot 35, Space 1.
Conrad Graf
GRAF, Conrad Henry
Pvt Draftee in US Training. Enlisted July 1918 in Shawnee Co.
Born 13 Dec 1886 Munjor, Ellis Co., KS. Son of Mike & Anna GRAF, Munjor, Ellis Co., KS.
DIT 23 Dec 1918 of complications from the Spanish influenza and resulting pneumonia at Kelly Field, TX. With the Aero Squadron Flying School Detachment, Kelly Field. TX.
Buried in the St. Francis Cemetery, Ellis Co., KS.
Golden Haney
HANEY, Golden Herbert
S2C Navy, 25 Co., 17th Regiment. Enlisted July 1918.
Born 23 Nov 1899 West Liberty, Morgan Co., KY. Son of Mary Adaline & Wilson Marion HANEY, Soldier, Shawnee Co., KS.
DIT 2 Oct 1918 of complications from the Spanish influenza and resulting pneumonia at the Naval Hosp, Great Lakes Naval Training School, IL.
Buried at Rochester Cemetery, Shawnee Co., KS Section 10, Lot 1087, Interment #3324 on 7 Oct 1918.
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HAUGHEY, Glenn E.
Lt, Draftee in US Training. With the Medical Officers Training School.
Born 1884 Wellington, Sumner Co., KS. Son of John W. & (the late) Mrs. HAUGHEY, Topeka, KS & husband of Geneva (YOUNG) Wakeeney, Trego Co., KS.
DIT 24 Oct 1918 of complications from the Spanish influenza and resulting pneumonia at Camp Oglethorpe, GA.
Buried in the IOOF Cemetery, Smithville, MO on 31 Oct 1918.
Ernest Hellstrom
HELLSTROM, Ernest H.
Pvt, G Co., 70th Infantry Division. Enlisted July 1918 in Douglas Co., KS.
Born 2 March 1894 Richland, Shawnee Co., KS. Son of Max R. & (the late) Louisa M. HELLSTROM, Richland, Shawnee Co., KS.
DIT 4 Oct 1918 at Camp Funston, KS.
Buried in the Clinton Cemetery, Douglas Co., KS Plot: Section 1 Lot 60.
David Jones
JONES, David R.
Pvt Draftee in US Training, Gen Mil Serv, 16 Ret Co, Jefferson Barracks, MO. Enlisted May 1918. Born 30 Oct 1890 Peterton, Osage Co., KS. Son of Elizabeth (ADAMS) & (the late) Robert G. JONES. Husband of Marie (HARRIS).
DIT 12 Oct 1918 of complications from the Spanish influenza and resulting pneumonia at Jefferson Barracks, MO.
Buried at Osage City Cemetery, KS Section 73, Lot 02 on 15 Oct 1918.
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JOSEPH, Frederick M.
Pvt Draftee in US Training. Enlisted 4 Sept 1918. With the Medical Department
Born 26 Jul 1886 Topeka, KS. Son of Julia (CHRISTIE) & (the late) Abraham C. JOSEPH, Topeka, KS
DIT 14 Oct 1918 of complications from the Spanish influenza and resulting pneumonia at Camp Funston KS.
Buried in the Topeka Cemetery Jewish Section Lot 47 on 18 Oct 1918 - No headstone.
William Klinge

KLINGE, William F. L.
Sgt Draftee in US Training. 134th Aer Squadron, Brooks Field, TX.
Born 29 Aug 1889 Kansas City MO. Son of Auguste & (the late) William KLINGE, Topeka, KS.
DIT 24 Jan 1919 of lobar pneumonia at Brooks Field, TX.
Buried in the Topeka Cemetery Section 75, Lot 122, Interment #15706 on 28 Jan 1919.

 

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