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CALDWELL COMPANY.

Captain:
  Herbert W. Baker.

First Lieutenant:
  Cary S. Glasse.

Second Lieutenant:
  Clayton F. Viele.

First Sergeant:
  Kerr, W. E.

Sergeants:
  Dacy, Maurice J.
  Glover, E. Frank.
  Hall, Clyde B.
  Metzinger, Frank.
  Ryland, John F.

Corporals:
  Baker, Thomas.
  Moore, Andrew.
  Struble, Henry.

Bugler:
  Clark, Guy F.

Privates:
  Bailey, Floyd W.
  Bobik, Edward J.
  Boykin, Howard G.
  Campbell, Earnest W.
  Cockran, Elzy A.
  Colley, Wallace I.
  Craig. James E.
  Davis, Robert.
  Diel, Milfred.
  Donham, Edgar B.
  Elliston, Earnest.
  Estes, Carn.
  Fisher, Estell C.
  Fisher, Leonard L.
  Ford, William M.
  Fossett, Charles S.
  Gibson, Edson.
  Griswold, Walter S.
  Halt, Edward L.
  Hatfield, Roy.
  Herrin, Charles B.
  Kinch, Everard.
  King, Clement V.
  King., Earest.
  Kubik, Fred B.
  Kubik, Harry.
Privates-Concluded.
  Kubik, John.
  Kucera, Murel.
  Martin, Charles B.
  Metzinger, William.
  Parsons, Earl M.
  Peck, Daniel F.
  Polivka, Peter.
  Puckett, Charles W.
  Rhodes, Gilderoy H.
  Ridings, William E.
  Roth, Alex.
  Roth, Peter M.
  Sharp, Carl E.
  Showalter, Ira E.
  Smith, James L.
  Smith, Perry.
  Spray, Elmer G.
  Subera, Frank.
  Surguy, Earl M.
  Thompson, Fred.
  Trimer, John C.
  Voges, Leonard B.
LOSSES.
Privates:
  Curtis, Eddie, died.
  Douglas, John L.,
    discharged.
  Finney, James E.,
    resigned.
  Harris, Roy C.,
    died.
  Hoffman, James L.,
    resigned,
Privates-Continued.
  Horton, Norman,
    died.
  Howe, William,
    resigned.
  McKee, Harvey,
    resigned.
  Peck, Clarence,
    resigned.
Privates-Concluded.
  Peck, Frank L.,
    resigned.
  Shelley, Arthur W.,
    resigned.
  Shifflet, George W.,
    resigned.
  Via, John M.,
    resigned.

ACTIVITIES.

This company participated in all Liberty loan and Red Cross drives.

CHANUTE COMPANY.

Captain:
  Delmer B. Hickey.
First Lieutenant:
  Havne H. Graham.
Second Lieutenant:
  George H. McDonald.

No muster-out roll furnished.

CHASE COMPANY.

Captain:
  George W. Smith.

First Sergeant:
  Manning, Sidney J.

Quartermaster Sergeant:
  Razliff, David.

Sergeants:
  Keller, David W.
  Linville, Brad.
  Miller, James E.

Corporals:
  Almquist, Martin F.
  Barrigrover, Robert.
  Brown, Robert C.
  Durall, Charles W.
  Feldman, Walter.
  Hardwick, Lester M.
  Hedges, Logan N.
  Hurd, Harold R.
  Link, Frederick J.
  Rollins, Ray.
  Smith, David M.

Privates:
  Ackley, Ned.
  Ames, Wilbur R.
  Baker, Roy J
  Boherer, Gus.
  Bowman, Joe R.
  Bullard, Charles E.
  Buntz, George D.
  Bussman, John C.

Privates-Continued.
  Callis, Charles E.
  Callis, George H.
  Campbell, Frank.
  Campbell, Lucius H.
  Coffman, Silas H.
  Dittmar, Albert.
  Dittmer, Joseph.
  Dressler, Rudolph.
  Easter, Asas.
  Foote, Albert R.
  Foote, Amos.
  Gilmore, Louis.
  Grizzell, Charles F.
  Groves, Albert.
  Handy, Frank.
  Hathaway, Bert.
  Hathaway, Newton C.
  Haxton, Clinton.
  Hedges, Chester G.
  Hoover, Joseph.
  Howlett Roy.
  Johnson, Theodore.
  Johnson, Virgil.
  Kelly, Charles G.
  Kennedy, George.
  Kirkindall, Robert.
  Lansing, James W.
  Link, Carl L.
  Link, Laurence.
  Link, William.
  Linke, Ernst.
  Linville, John S.
  Linville, Louis R.
  Linville, Thomas A.
  Malone, Victor.
  Marshall, Dave.
  Marshall, Orth W.
Privates-Concluded.
  Miner, Herbert G.
  Miner, Paul.
  Mix, Ralph.
  Moore, Roy.
  McFarland, Rosco.
  McGregor, Charles.
  McGuire, Rollan T.
  McNeil, Thomas.
  Nichols, Willard.
  Porter, John J.
  Proffett, Ralph.
  Revel, Claud.
  Revel, John S.
  Revel, William.
  Robinson, Tom.
  Saint, Ansel.
  Schelegel, Lester M.
  Schroeder, Frederick.
  Scott, Leo.
  Sharp, Homer.
  Sharpe, Roy.
  Sheehy, James.
  Sherer, Albert.
  Sherman, John.
  Shuck, Frank.
  Smith, Ernst.
  Smith, John.
  Spain, Ernst.
  Spain, George.
  Steffin, Albert E.
  Walker, Homer E.
  Wallace, Floyd E.
  Wedel, John.
  Winkleman, Carl.
  Winter, Floyd.
  Witham, Will.
  Woods, Emmet.
LOSSES.
Sergeant:
  McFarland, Warren,
    discharged.

Privates:
  Beard, Richard H.,
    discharged.
  Boes, Mike, discharged.

Privates-Continued.
  Doris, Shakes, discharged.
  Flammery, Holly,
    discharged.
  Haxton, Harley,
    discharged.
  Kiley, John, discharged.
  Link, Paul, discharged.
Privates-Concluded.
  McFarland, Wade,
    discharged.
  Pentico, Ira, died.
  Purcell, Heaton, discharged.
  Spain, George, discharged.

ACTIVITIES.

This company was mustered into service June 14, 1918. It rendered services at funerals of three deceased soldiers and one company boy; drilled twice a week, with an average attendance of seventy-eight members. The unit gave six exhibition drills at other towns, and met all returning soldiers. The organization was active in Liberty loans, Red Cross campaigns, and other services of public nature. The captain visited all who refused to contribute to above loans. After explaining conditions he found only one citizen who refused to contribute to any cause. Had an excellent band consisting of twenty-two pieces; largest company in the county; largest in line at all battalion drills. Company consisted of ninety per cent farmers, who were enthusiastic over the success of the company. Uniforms were purchased by the company. At the request of the majority of the company, Adjutant General C. I. Martin. saw fit to discharge Company C, 24th Battalion, February 17, 1919.

COUNCIL GROVE COMPANY.

Captain:
  George C. Peck.

First Lieutenant:
  Samuel Illk.

Second Lieutenant:
  Hiram L. Markham.

First Sergeant:
  Zimmerman, Albert R.

Privates:
  Anderson, Edwin.
  Barnett, Joseph.
  Barth, Robert R.
  Boyce, Joseph H.
  Brockeback, John.
  Brown, Charles O.
  Brueggen, Henry C.
  Bumgarner, John R.
  Bumgarner, John W.
  Christensen, S. M.
  Clapp, A. L.
  Coffin, George W.
  Colyer, Thomas E.

Privates-Continued.
  Connelly, John T.
  Corbin, Van.
  Crowley, Seth H.
  Dacy, Harold S.
  Doggett, Walter M.
  Endicott, Frank L.
  Fisher, James F.
  Gillispie, John J.
  Graham Floyd.
  Hale, John M.
  Hinton, Samuel L.
  Holaday, Earl.
  Holscher, Fred.
  Hotchkiss, Edwin R.
  Janzen, Karl.
  Jenkins, William S.
  Johnson, Marion L.
  Karr, Sherman L.
  Landfeild, Phillips.
  Miller, William A.
  Neely, Edwin.
  Nelson, Arthur M.
  Nix, William E.
  Pirtle, Alva L.
  Porter, Edmond L.
  Porter, Elmer B.
Privates-Concluded.
  Prather, Harry E.
  Rader, Benjamin H.
  Reveal, Charles.
  Revsomer, Richard E.
  Roberts, Edgar W.
  Roberts, Louis C.
  Root, Eugene E.
  Rosworm, Benjamin F.
  Ruch, Edward.
  Schmidt, John F.
  Sewell, James.
  Shaw, James E.
  Sisson, James S.
  Smith, Leslie H.
  Stone, Gardner.
  Terry, William L.
  Whorton, James H.
  Williams, David.
  Wood, Earnest H.

    LOSSES.

Privates:
  Holaday, William H., died.
  Kirkpatrick, W. H., died.
  Scott, B. R., died.

No activities reported.

DELPHOS COMPANY.

Captain:
  H. S. Bourne.

Second Lieutenant:
  G. B. Bourne.

First Sergeant:
  Alpine, C. B.

Quartermaster Sergeant:
  Ford, J. J.

Sergeants:
  Harding, R. C.
  Moore, C. R.
  Wiseman, W. W.
  Young, George.

Corporals:
  Avery, W. B.
  Ballou, L. M.
  Barren, G. F.
  Bright, L. o.
  Dean, G. H.
  Hart, L. J.
  Pilcher, H. D.
  Reese, W. P.
  Reynolds, J. L.
  Skinner, Fred.
  Steinbrock, W. F.
  Wallar, A. C.

Musicians:
  Hogan, F. J.
  Slater, F. T.

Privates:
  Allison, Trummum.
  Baer, C. R.
  Bain: J. W.
  Belveal, S. B. F.
  Billings, H. D.
  Bridwell, Edward.
  Brown, W. S.
  Casey, Willard.
  Chance, B. S.
  Cligenpeel, L. D.
  Coffield, C. R.
  Courtney, Blanch.
  Courtney, Joe.
  Cruden, D. T.
  Dillinger, O. W.
  Doty, F. L.
  Duncan, F. L.
  Fairchild, M. E.
  Farrar, M. J.
  Felt, W. A.
  Fetters, Art.
  Fetters, J. E.
  Fleishman, H. J.
  Garrison, J. A
  Giles, R. M.
  Harvey, Marshall.
  Hawkins, John.
  Hockett, D. E.
  Hockett, G. D
  Hurtig, D. E.
  Hurtig, E. J.
  Hurtig, Keith.
  James, D. B.
  Johnson, O. F.
  Kent, W. H.
  Kiser, J. N.
Privates-Concluded.
  Kleiner, C. F.
  Kline, F. J.
  Marler, E. S.
  Meredith, G. H.
  Miller, J. O.
  Morris, H. R.
  Myers Clark.
  McCullough, C. A.
  Olds, J. S.
  Pardee, C. P.
  Parks, H. S.
  Phillips, I. T.
  Pilcher L. C.
  Rice, F. P.
  Rice, M. H.
  Richards, J. H.
  Richards, W. S.
  Richardson, E. F.
  Simmons, Lloyd.
  Slater, L. O.
  Smith, A. C.
  Smith: A. J.
  Smith, William.
  Stauffer, E. L.
  Stelter, W. H.
  Sullivan, James.
  Sweet, E. E.
  Truer, C. A.
  Van Horn, F. W.
  Virgason, F. J.
  Webster, Herbert.
  Willars, L. A.
LOSSES.
First Lieutenant:
  O. F. Webster, resigned.

First Sergeant:
  Adams, J. O., resigned.

Sergeant:
  Ballou, Kenneth, resigned.

Corporals:
  Harlan, H. P., discharged.
  White, L. L., resigned.
  Woodward, V. D.,
    discharged.
Privates:
  Adams, A. S., discharged.
  Barker, G. W., discharged.

ACTIVITIES.

This company had no active service, nor guard duty. Participated in war activities, Liberty loan, Red Cross, and other campaigns, and rendered other service of a public nature.

ENSIGN COMPANY.

Captain:
  Joseph K. Sayre.
First Lieutenant:
  Beverly B. Belmear.
Second Lieutenant:
  Clyde N. Sayre.

No muster-out roll furnished.

GARDEN CITY COMPANY.

Captain:
  B. R. H. d'Allemand.

First Lieutenant:
  Chester A. Carter.

Second Lieutenant:
  Homer J. Edmiston.

First Sergeant:
  Cassel, Charles E.

Quartermaster Sergeant:
  Crow, Lloyd Wilson.

Sergeants:
  Burtis, Preston A.
  Osbun, Albert G.
  Sontag, Ed.
  Sturtevant, Harry L.

Corporals:
  Bosworth, J. Ralph.
  Good, Wm. Edgar.
  Layman, Andrew H.
  McBeth, Raymond V.

Corporals-Concluded.
  Ramsey, Arlie B.
  Ramsey, Guy L.
  Stoeckly, Eugene.

Privates:
  Abbott, George O.
  Baker, Claude A.
  Baugh, Luther.
  Brown, Mitchell.
  Campbell, Wayne M.
  Chandler, A. J.
  Cox, Erma J.
  Duel, Ralph.
  Eiler, Leslie V.
  Field, Robert S.
  Fields H. Loren.
  Fleming, Arthur M.
  Fulton, Vern.
  Gillenwater, T. D.
  Gust, Charles.
  Kackley, George W.
  Kemper, Edward C.
  Kenton, Edmond M.
  Keune, Henry.
  LaGesse, John B.
  Lightner, Warren P.
  Miller, John.

Privates-Concluded.
  McAllister, Chester M.
  McQueen, James A.
  Niquette, S. Clyde.
  Norris, James A.
  Otto, Herbert W.
  Patton, Eugene.
  Perry, Leigh G.
  Proffitt, Luther E.
  Ramsey, George W.
  Rickman, Robert L.
  Ruckel, P. J.
  Ruggles, Leo E.
  Sexton, Edson.
  Smith, J. L.
  Staley, Bryl.
  Steen, Archie A.
  Still, Charles H.
  Stowell, Frank L.
  Sturgell, Bascom.
  Terhune, Orland W.
  Van Schoiack, C. James.
  Vincent, Rex.
  Wagner, George W.
  Whitaker, Francis M.
  Whitney, Vernon E.
  Whitney, William B.
LOSSES.
First Sergeant:
  Laughlin, Rushton D.,
    discharged.

Sergeants:
  Niquette, C. L.,
    discharged.

Corporal:
  Bittiker, Charles P.,
    discharged.

Privates:
  Bendure, Will N.,
    transferred.
  Carter, R. I., discharged.

Privates-Continued.
  Edmiston, J. M.,
    discharged.
  Ellis, Alfred, discharged.
  Finn, Lloyd M.,
    discharged.
  Floyd Lewis, discharged.
  Garnand, Ivan D.,
    discharged.
  Hawk F. W., discharged.
  Hopkins, R. J., discharged.
  Hulpieu, Noel P., died.
  Johnson, Charles F.,
    discharged.
  Johnson, W. J.,
    discharged.
Privates-Concluded.
  Miller, Ralph H.,
    discharged.
  Myers, C. M., discharged.
  McCoy, Lester, discharged.
  Schulman, Frank,
    discharged.
  Smith, A. F., discharged.
  Smith, C. C., discharged.
  Spangler, Claude J.,
    discharged.
  Trinkle, H. O., discharged.
  Walters, John F.,
    discharged.
  Zirkle, Albert, discharged.

ACTIVITIES.

School of the soldier, the squads and the company.

Preparation of men for military service for national army, navy, and other branches as the case happened to be. Thirteen men entered the service who were dischaged officially from the company.

The company participated in Red Cross campaigns; acted as escort to drafted men to trains who were leaving for cantonments.

Attended Memorial services. Also acted as pall bearers and escort at funerals of deceased soldiers.

On patrol and guard duty during three days of the cattlemen's carnival. On patriotic guard duty during the fourth Liberty loan drive at the time war relics were shown from special train at Garden City.

Assisted in drilling class I men during October and November for military service. Gave military instruction to high-school students who were interested.

GARDNER COMPANY.

Captain:
  Charles A. Bigelow.

First Lieutenant:
  Omer I. Oshel.

Second Lieutenant:
  Raymond S. Hill.

Recruiting Co. Clerk:
  Lyon, F. B.

Corporals:
  Blacker, Homer.
  Donovan, Clarence.
  Wilson, Joseph D.

Privates:
  Anderson, Harold.
  Anderson, John M.

Privates-Continued.
  Ayres, J. C. F.
  Blacker, Leo M.
  Bigelow, Arthur.
  Bigelow, Ernest R.
  Bigelow, William I.
  Carnes, Joe.
  Craig, Homer O.
  Cubbison, Loren.
  Denvon, Emery.
  Eaton, Edwin L.
  Eyerly, Earl M.
  Eyerly, John H.
  Gants, Allen, Jr.
  Green, Ray.
  Hay, Carl C.
  Hedrick, William D.
  Higgins, J. F.
  Hodges, Borden.
  Hodges, Cleon.
  Hom, C. L.
  Hulse, Fred.
Privates-Concluded.
  Kaiser, Earl.
  Lawrence, Freeman.
  Moore, Alva.
  Moore, George Nelson.
  McFarland, Fred.
  McIntire, Ray L.
  McIntire, Tom.
  McIntire, W. R.
  Russell, Clarence.
  See, Keen.
  Smith, Ray.
  Squires, Edward.
  Stanley, John W.
  Terrell, H. M.
  Thomas, Allen.
  Turner, Ed. N.
  Wickham, Emmett.
  Williams, James P.
  Wilson, Kennith.
  Wilson, Leslie.
LOSSES.
Captain:
  Howard C. Bigelow,
    resigned.
Privates:
  Hedrick, Thomas,
    died.
Privates-Concluded.
  Todd, Charles Nelson,
    discharged.

ACTIVITIES.

The company met and drilled regularly once a week until the Armistice was signed.

It took part in the promoting of the Liberty loans, attending all meetings and assisting in the drives; assisted the Red Cross in their drives and sales at this place.

Attended funerals of deceased soldiers, conducting a military funeral for the same.

Attended memorials held for soldiers who lost their lives overseas.

It is believed that the presence of the local company of the Kansas State Guard instilled a spirit of patriotism into the people of this community.

We are ready to reorganize whenever the occasion demands.

GRAINFIELD COMPANY.

Captain:
  Martin Sutcliffe.

No muster-out roll furnished.

GYPSUM COMPANY.

Captain:
  J. W. Rogers.

First Lieutenant:
  E. C. Talbert.

Second Lieutenant:
  F. M. Noonen.

First Sergeant:
  Adams, J. R.

Quartermaster Sergeant:
  Marion, J. W.

Sergeants:
  Goodwin, G. H.
  Manning, A. R.
  McFarland, Clyde.
  Schmitter, E. E.

Corporals:
  Eisenhower, E. C.
  Hammer, Harry.
  King, Allen.
  Lamer, D. H.
  Overhart, C. F.
  Prather, B. M.
  Shuttleworth, Joseph.
  Snyder, Joseph.
  Writer, R. J.

Musician:
  Pickenpaugh, W. E.

Privates:
  Aldrich, Elvry.
  Armbruster, Chester.

Privates-Continued.
  Armstrong, E. H.
  Bickel, Walter E.
  Bigler, Olliver S.
  Bogart, D. L., Jr.
  Bogart, J. C.
  Branton, Elmer F.
  Brewer, G. M.
  Brown, U. S.
  Burch, Alvin.
  Cooley, R. E.
  Currie, Carrol.
  Darling, A. L .
  Darling, J. A.
  Darling, W. L.
  DeMersseman, Dan.
  Fahring, J. H.
  Fahring, Norman.
  Gafford, L. E.
  Gregg, L. H.
  Gribben, T. A.
  Hedquist, Olliver.
  Henne, Francis.
  Henne, Raymond.
  Henry, Louis K.
  Herr, Elmer E.
  Hesher, Bert.
  Hill, Carl D.
  Hodges, G. C.
  Holcom, Glen H.
  Holcomb, Verilla.
  Hylton, Irvin.
  Kelley, B. H.
  Kilterman, Frank.
  Kilterman, William.
  King, Carl.
  King, F. A.
  King, G. T.
  Knapp, Glen
  Krauss, John.
Privates-Concluded.
  Lasseig, F. E.
  Lindvall, Earl E.
  Major, T. E.
  Monroe, Leon.
  Mortimer, Mark.
  McDonald, U. S.
  Needles, W. E.
  Nelson, Oscar.
  O'Connor, J. D.
  Ott, F. P.
  Ott, William.
  Pettle, Richard.
  Pinkall, Emil.
  Reeves, George A.
  Robinson, C. L.
  Rogers, J. E.
  Schultz, Ethan L.
  Scares, James W.
  Shelton, Lewis E.
  Shultz, Howard.
  Smart, Rollo.
  Spencer, Harry R.
  Stein, Thomas.
  Swisher, Alvin L.
  Swisher, Wilber E.
  Tinkler, Irl N.
  Tinkler, L. E.
  Tinkler, Vernon.
  Underwood, Charles A.
  Van Fossen, C. L.
  Van Fossen, Eugene.
  Can Fossen, Raymond.
  Veach, F. L.
  Vermillion, Fred W.
  Weatherby, George.
  Weller, George.
LOSSES.
Corporals:
  Cheney, Fred D.,
    discharged.
  Kilmer, Wallace,
    discharged.
  Noonen, Michael,
    discharged.
  Tilgner, Win. F.,
    discharged.

Privates:
  Banks, L. E., discharged.
  Barnett, Arthur,
    discharged.
  Burns, Richard, discharged.
  Darling, Charles E.,
    discharged.
  Faelber, Ed, discharged.

Privates-Continued.
  Fitzgerald, Leo,
    discharged.
  Gardner, Gilbert,
    discharged.
  Haley, Isaac, transferred.
  Heller, Martin, died.
  Hodges, Ross B.,
    discharged.
  Hoffman, Clyde M.,
    discharged.
  Hoffman, Elmer W.,
    discharged.
  Knapp, L. R. discharged.
  Koogler, Carl: discharged.
  Laessig, Ray C.,
    discharged.
  Lanier, Lee, discharged.
  Lauximan, John G.,
    discharged.
Privates-Concluded.
  Rash, Tolliver H.,
    discharged.
  Seveir, Earl, discharged.
  Shier, Hurlbert, transferred.
  Sippel, Eugene, discharged.
  Streigel, George F.,
    discharged.
  Swisher, Orville J.,
    discharged.
  Thiel, Ernest, discharged.
  Trueblood, J. A.,
    discharged.
  Van Buskirk, C. O.,
    discharged.
  Wall, Henry V.,
    discharged.

ACTIVITIES.

This company did ten days guard duty, guarding mill and elevators.

It took part in two patriotic demonstrations at Salina, on July 4 and September 6, 1918; attended three military funerals of deceased soldiers.

Individual members assisted in Liberty loan drives and Red Cross campaigns.

Transcribed from History and Roster of the Kansas State Guard, August 6, 1917, to November 11, 1919, printed by Kansas State Printing Plant, B. P. Walker, State Printer, Topeka. 1925. 10-4436 Kansas State Guard footer


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