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HEADQUARTERS, 11TH BATTALION, Independence.

Major:
  Clyde Knock.

Captain and Adjutant:
  Harry Lang.

Captain and Supply Officer:
  Dick W. Martin.
Captain and Surgeon:
  W. E. Young.

No report of activities furnished.

COMPANY "A," 11TH BATTALION, Coffeyville.

Corporals:
  Parker, Orville E.
  Tester, William B.

Privates:
  Bain, William M.
  Beckner, Edward M.
  Brooks, Ralph.
  Burton, Lloyd J.
  Clark, Frank R.
  Cockrell, Frances D.

Privates-Continued.
  Curry, Herbert W.
  Duffy, Francis S.
  Eckhardt, George W.
  Gulley, William.
  Grigg, William H.
  Hill, Charles W.
  Hunt, Arlie D.
  Kelly, Emmet J.
  Leszensky, Harry J.
  Long, Roscoe K.
Privates-Concluded.
  Lorance, George W.
  Lowe, Eldon J.
  Mathew, Percy C.
  Minniear, William N.
  Murphy, Harry E.
  McGinnis, William H.
  Roberts, John J.
  Ross, William B.
  Turner, William P.
  White, Charles A.
LOSSES.
Captain:
  Harry Lang, discharged.

First Lieutenant:
  Willard M. Upham.,
    discharged.

Second Lieutenant:
  George W. Noel,
    discharged.

First Sergeant:
  Skinner, Jesse L.,
    discharged.

Quartermaster Sergeant: Isham, Harry J., died. Sergeants:
  Bentley, Braum L.,
    discharged.
  Coupland, William C.,
    discharged.
  Dillard, Buford C.,
    discharged.
  Fulkerson, Richard E.,
    discharged.
  King, Edward L.,
    discharged.
Sergeants-Concluded.
  Sherman, Robert H.,
    discharged.
  Williams, Oliver M.,
    discharged.

Corporals:
  Carpenter, Harry E.,
    discharged.
  Fiebach, Ralph D.,
    discharged.
  Graham, Jesse H.,
    discharged.

COMPANY "A," 11TH BATTALION, COFFEYVILLE-Concluded.

Corporals-Concluded.
  Higginson, Thomas W.,
    discharged.
  Jones, Willis F.,
    discharged.
  Ladd, William M.,
    discharged.
  Miller, John A.,
    discharged.
  McBeth, McLane F.,
    discharged.
  Riley, Robert F.,
    discharged.
  Severance, Arthur L.,
    discharged.
  Townsend, Alva E.,
    discharged.
  Tudor, John S., discharged.

Musicians:
  Deavenport, Goldie M.,
    discharged.
  Johnson, Claud W.,
    discharged.
  Tackett, Lloyd H.,
    discharged.

Cooks:
  Bookter, George I.,
    discharged.
  Rickords, Albert,
    discharged.

Privates:
  Allen, Lennie, discharged.
  Anderson, Bert, discharged.
  Anderson, William H.,
    discharged.
  Anibal, Ray A., discharged.
  Barndollar, James,
    discharged.
  Barrick, Floyd R.,
    discharged.
  Baugher, Floyd C.,
    discharged.
  Beasley, George H.,
    discharged.
  Bell, William E.,
    discharged.
  Bird, Joseph F.,
    discharged.
  Bond, James R.,
    discharged.
  Boothy, Harry J.,
    discharged.
  Brittain, Jabe H.,
    discharged.
  Brogan, Joseph R.,
    discharged.
  Calvert, Lon V.,
    discharged.
  Casort, Charles J.,
    discharged.
  Clossen, Oren F.,
    discharged.
  Cooper, Byron, discharged.
  Davis,Don H., discharged.
  Davis, Frank W.,
    discharged.

Privates-Continued.
  Dickinson, Fred A.,
    discharged.
  Dilley, Edward W.,
    discharged.
  Dillon, Clarence,
    discharged.
  Dillon, William W.,
    discharged.
  Epley, Charles R.,
    discharged.
  Etchen, Charles A.,
    discharged.
  Falk, Arthur R.,
    discharged.
  Fargo, John F., discharged.
  Fletchall, James,
    discharged.
  Ford, Fred B., discharged.
  Franck, Howard P.,
    discharged.
  Frye, Reed A.,
    discharged.
  Gamble, Clyde K.,
    discharged.
  Geissler, Martin H.,
    discharged.
  Griffith, Earl G.,
    discharged.
  Hall, Walter R.,
    discharged.
  Hall, William H.,
    discharged.
  Hamlin, Claude R.,
    discharged.
  Haney, Thomas B.,
    discharged.
  Harner, Wilfred L.,
    discharged.
  Harris, Fred W.,
    discharged.
  Hayes, Harry E.,
    discharged.
  Haynes, William G.,
    discharged.
  Hedrick, Charles R.,
    discharged.
  Hobbs, Clarence D.,
    discharged.
  Holford, Charles E.,
    discharged.
  Holford, Herman L.,
    discharged.
  Ire, Charles D., discharged.
  Johnston, Frank R.,
    discharged.
  Joyce, Arlin, discharged.
  Joyce, Edward T.,
    discharged.
  Kinney, Edward D.,
    discharged.
  Knight, Roy H.,
    discharged.
  Knoeppel, Charles E.,
    discharged.
  Lamb, Arnett R.,
    discharged.
  Leave, Richard M.,
    discharged.
Privates-Concluded.
  Lewis, Francis H.,
    discharged.
  Meyers, John R.,
    discharged.
  McCabe, William 0.,
    discharged.
  McCabe, Fred, discharged.
  McCabe, Owen,
    discharged.
  McDougal, Miner J.,
    discharged.
  McGooney, Harry W.,
    discharged.
  McGooney, John R.,
    discharged.
  Prewitt, George E.,
    discharged.
  Price, Stanley B.,
    discharged.
  Price, Walter E.,
    discharged.
  Purdy, Lee S., discharged.
  Read, Mark C.,
    discharged.
  Richardson, Daniel N.,
    discharged.
  Richardson, Guy D.,
    discharged.
  Roberts, Charles V.,
    discharged.
  Roberts, Orville A.,
    discharged.
  Robison, David A.,
    discharged.
  Rogers, Charles G.,
    discharged.
  Scott, Ora W., discharged.
  Simpson, Fred N.,
    discharged.
  Smith, Joseph A.,
    discharged.
  Stegall, William T.,
    discharged.
  Stevens, Amand F.,
    discharged.
  Summers, John W.,
    discharged.
  Thornton, Everett C.,
    discharged.
  Thorton, Forest C.,
    discharged.
  Todd, Walter I.,
    discharged.
  Wagner, Frank, discharged.
  Walters, Frederick P.,
    discharged.
  Watkins, Emerson L.,
    discharged.
  Willard, Charles R.,
    discharged.
  Wilms, Tobias F.,
    discharged.
  Wilson, William H.,
    discharged.
  Wood, Lawrence R.,
    discharged.
  Wright, Floyd C.,
    discharged.

ACTIVITIES.

Company A assisted in all Liberty loan and Red Cross drives; acted as escort to the foreign speakers during the drives. The unit participated in the battalion meets at Independence, August, 1918, and in Coffeyville during the county fair, September 18, 19; also, took part in a very large street parade same night. The company guarded the national refinery, September 20 to 26, 1918, and took a very active part in the largest "pageant" enacted in this section of the state, October 9, 1918, to start the fourth Liberty loan drive.

COMPANY "B," 11TH BATTALION, Independence.

Captain:
  William C. Fox.

First Lieutenant:
  Louis H. Clayton.

Second Lieutenant:
  George C. Fox.

First Sergeant:
  Haslett, Clarence R.

Quartermaster Sergeant:
  Markgraf, Fred E.

Sergeants:
  Gray, William 0.
  Nichols, C. T.
  Zutz, Charles A.

Corporals:
  Bearden, Robert C.
  Castillo, William W.
  Miller, Justin I.
  Stewart, Clarence E.
  Uhrich, Burns H.

Clerk:
  King, Bert H.

Cooks:
  Covell, George.
  Wick, Joseph R.

Musician:
  Stewart, Charles R.

Artificer:
  Jakowsky, Milton.

Privates:
  Anion, Charles A.
  Amend, Henry J.
  Atherton, I. Herman.
  Batchelor, Luther B.
  Brown, Hugh.
  Burks, Willard J.
  Bush, Harold H.
  Clark, Walter I.
  Cook, J. C.
  Corrigan, John J.
  Cunningham, William E.
  Davis, L. E.
  Dunham, Ernest E.
  Dunlavy, Pierce W.
  Drumeller, Charles E.
  Elliott, Clifton.
  Elliott, Paul.
  Emens, Paul V.
  Ermey, Thomas R.
  Evans, Arthur C.
  Featherngill, Forest.
  Fowler, Luther J.
  George, Allen S.
  Goodell, Clair N.
  Hess, George L.
  Holtz, Lee.
  Inge, Luther C., Jr.
  Irby, Walter E.

Privates-Concluded.
  Jarrett, Mark 0.
  Johnson, Cyril D.
  Light, John.
  Merrit, Oscar.
  McCaughey, Lyle C.
  McVey, Walter L.
  Oliver, Florin L.
  Wasswater, Arthur F.
  Payne, Phillip R.
  Pennington, Fletcher E.
  Prather, Perman H.
  Reeves, Ted.
  Renfro, Frank D.
  Reynolds, Scottie.
  Ringle, H. J.
  Rose, Z. F.
  Searle, J. E., Jr.
  Sharpless L. W.
  Sloan, Roy R.
  Small, Hamilton G.
  Smith, Clarence.
  Smith, Deane H.
  Stafford, Gerald W.
  Swift, Thomas M.
  Thurman, Claude.
  Todd, Albert E.
  Varner, Samuel C.
  Vincil, Edwin S.
  Wallace, William H.
  Waller, Benjamin E.
  Watt, Harold C.
  Williams, Thomas W.
  Witherspoon, C. L.
  Witherspoon, William S.
LOSSES.
Sergeants:
  Etzold, Paul C.,
    discharged.
  Van Cleave, Chester A.,
    discharged.

Corporals:
  Hall, Harold P.,
    discharged.
  Shukers, Charles D.,
    discharged.
  Stolfus, D. R., discharged.
  Wainscott, C. J.,
    discharged.

Privates:
  Albert H. Vane,
    discharged.
  Albright, Norman,
    discharged.
  Alford, Virgil W.,
    discharged.
  Baker, George S.,
    discharged.
  Banks, N. A., discharged.
  Degarimore, Ora J.,
    discharged.

Privates-Continued.
  Dixon, Floyd H.,
    discharged.
  Doop, Chester,
    discharged.
  Engelman, John,
    discharged.
  Holcomb, George H.,
    discharged.
  Huff, Roy T., discharged.
  Kesler, Lawrence M.,
    discharged.
  Light, Rolly H.,
    discharged.
  Martin, Mulford,
    discharged,
  Meredith, John A.,
    discharged.
  Meyer, Reinhard H.,
    discharged.
  Nance, Dewey, discharged.
  Nickerson, Robert,
    discharged.
  O'Connell, F. James,
    discharged.
  Overton, Charles A.,
    discharged.
Privates-Concluded.
  PaytonRalph, discharged.
  Post, Carl J., discharged.
  Randell, Charley H.,
    discharged.
  Reeves, Henry H.,
    discharged.
  Richardson, William,
    discharged.
  Robinson, William,
    discharged.
  Shoat, Percy A.,
    discharged.
  Stevens, Carol H.,
    discharged.
  Stroup, Alex R.,
    discharged.
  Varner, Howard,
    discharged.
  Welbaum, Hubert,
    discharged.
  Wilhite, Oliver L.,
    discharged.
  Wills, Marion A.,
    discharged.
  Witherspoon, R. B.,
    discharged.

ACTIVITIES.

August 4, 1918, battalion inspection and parade at Independence. August 17, 1918, camp on Verdigris river. August 29, 1918, battalion inspection and parade at old soIdiers' reunion at Cherryvale. September 6, 1918, dedicated soldiers honor roll at Independence September 5, 1918, battalion inspection and parade at Coffeyville. September 21, 1918, camping trip to Verdigris river. Escorted every contingent of drafted men to trains, day or night.

Participated in every Red Cross drive, Y. M. C. A. drive, and other war activities, assisted in every Liberty loan drive except the fifth.

COMPANY "C," 11TH BATTALION, Caney.

Captain:
  Edward J. Eheman.

First Lieutenant:
  R. E. Quiett.

Second Lieutenant:
  J. L. Young.

First Sergeant:
  Bolinger, H. V.

Quartermaster Sergeant:
  Koehl, F. H.

Sergeants:
  DeHon, R. L.
  Hinkle, O. B.
  King, J. A.
  Todd, A. B.

Corporals:
  Brakey, Robert.
  Fisher, A. L.
  Hafel, G. H.
  McBurney, H. G.
  Shoemaker, F. O.

Corporals-Concluded.
  Stone, E. E.
  Treleaven, W. H.

Buglers:
  Frye, T. B.
  Utterback, A. L.

Privates:
  Atwood, G. B.
  Bolinger, W. T.
  Boon, H. W.
  Brady, J. R.
  Brown C. W.
  Callahan, W. L.
  Canary, S. C.
  Comstock, W. M.
  Connely, G. W.
  Coombs, Claude A.
  Croff, B. J.
  DeHon, R. A.
  Farley, P. H.
  Foote, B. M.
  Cause, C. I.
  Gees, A. E.
  Gray, Charles F.
  Hansen, T. C.
  Hardman, J. V.

Privates-Concluded.
  Holyfield, J. D.
  John, L. W.
  Johnson, R. S.
  Jones, J. E.
  Keiser, F. G.
  Kincaid, Frank.
  Longtoft, W. G.
  Lucas, A. H.
  Marshall, J. E.
  Moore, James A.
  Nelson, R. R.
  Parker, C. H.
  Pettus, C. S.
  Quiett, G. W.
  Roggenkamp, Joe.
  Sims, J. R.
  Skinner, C. S.
  Smith, J. S.
  Stone, H. G.
  Templeton, J. A.
  Templeton, Seth.
  Truskett, H. E.
  Walker, G. E.
  Wills, A. T.
  Wilson, Charles.
  Wilson, J. E.
LOSSES.
Quartermaster Sergeant:
  Mitchell, William A.,
    discharged.

Corporals:
  Folse, Emile J.,
    discharged.
  McClymonds, Arthur E.,
    discharged.

Privates:
  Broome, Floyd L.,
    died.
  Graves, Lloyd W.,
    discharged.
  Harlan, Lloyd,
    discharged.

Privates-Continued.
  Hughes, 0. E., discharged.
  Johnson, Gerald M.,
    discharged.
  Klecknes, Charles P.,
    discharged.
  Lonaux, Amon,
    discharged.
  McMillen, C. L.
    discharged.
  McQuillon, Earl J.,
    discharged.
  Owen, Frank J.,
    discharged.
  Pierce, John C.,
    discharged.
Privates-Concluded.
  Rawlings, Austin J.,
    discharged.
  Rowe, Bascombe C.,
    discharged.
  Scott, George W.,
    discharged.
  Snyder, Charles,
    discharged.
  Stallard, Otto D.,
    discharged.
  Truskett, Ben 0.,
    discharged.
  Woodard, Edward F.,
    discharged.

ACTIVITIES.

Company C Participated in Liberty loan and Red Cross campaigns.

COMPANY "D," 11TH BATTALION, Cherryvale.

Captain:
  Frank A. Swaim.
   First Lieutenant:
  William H. Hite.
   Second Lieutenant:
  Clarence B. Hill.
   First Sergeant:
  Oehler, Fred C.
   Quartermaster Sergeant:
  Hileman, A. Dale.
   Sergeants:
  Brady, J. A.
  Hacker, Ralph.
  Harper, Dan A.
  O'Donnell, Sidney J.
   Corporals:
  Armstrong, Eugene E.
  Briggs, W. A.
  Burge, William R.
  Clark, W. A.
  Joneson, Oscar.
  Kinney, Harry.
  Ringstaff, W. F.
  Taaffe, George.
Artificer:

  Butler, George M.


   Cook:

  Hugo, Gilroy.


   Musicians:

  Henson, W. H.

  Howard, Clarence.


   Privates:

  Adey, Harvey.

  Adey, Rolla.

  Barnheiser, Benjamin.

  Bauer, Fred.

  Beatty, Irvin E.

  Bennett, Ruben R.

  Black, Lewis Guy.

  Craig, Miles,

  Cramer, Hiram B.

  Emery, Charles 0.

  Evans, John C.

  Fisher, Lawrence.

  Fuller, George.

  Graham, Roy K.

  Hackler, Guy.

  Hastings, A. C.

  Hastings, J. 0.

  Henson, Robert.

  Hilts, R. C.

  Huffman, Edward.

Privates-Concluded.
  Johnson, A. E.
  Karns, William.
  Keim, W. D.
  Mangan, Paul E.
  Martin, C. E.
  Meyer, F. W.
  Mustard, Stanley.
  McKinley, Robert.
  Osborn, W. E.
  Quicknell, Bert.
  Ragan, A. G.
  Rowands, Luther.
  Shanton, Tompy.
  Smith, William B.
  Stribling, Edgar.
  Thomas, L. E.
  Thompson, George M.
  Thompson, J. H.
  Tullis, G.
  Van Dyne, Charles.
  Wharton, Fred E.
  Williams, J. D.
  Winslow, Chester.
LOSSES.
Sergeants:
  Avey, Sam, discharged.
  Cook, Milton, discharged.
  Smith, 0. Harry,
    discharged.
  Withrow, J. P., discharged.

Corporals:
  Billingsby, J. G.,
    discharged.
  Burgess, Elmar, discharged.
  Elder, Wilbur, discharged.

Musician:
  Connet, Francis, discharged.

Privates:
  Andrus, Frank, discharged.

Privates-Continued.
  Atkinson, L. M.,
    discharged.
  Bailey, William,
    discharged.
  Barr, A. C., discharged.
  Busby, C. H., discharged.
  Butler, 0. P., discharged.
  Cain, Ross 0., discharged.
  Cook, John M., discharged.
  Davis, John C., discharged.
  Edgar, VanB.,
    transferred.
  Edgerle, Sabin S.,
    discharged.
  Hamm, Frank L., Sr.,
    discharged.
  Harriman, George.
    discharged.
Privates-Concluded.
  Harman, Fred J.,
    discharged.
  Hedges, Milton B.,transferred.
  Lomax, Q. W.,
    discharged.
  Martin, W. G.,
    discharged.
  Mortland, Earnest A.,
    discharged.
  Norton, E. J., discharged.
  Schrader, H. E., died.
  Swisher, Miles, discharged.
  Utter, Oscar E.,
    discharged.
  Veeder, Emmett C.,
    discharged.

ACTIVITIES.

Company D was mustered in on May 7, 1918, by Captain Clyde Knock, of Independence, Kan.

The unit participated in Memorial services, May 30, 1918; battalion meet in Independence; battalion meet in Coffeyville, September 18, 1918; battalion meet in Cherryvale, August 19, 1918; and performed guard duty at Uncle Tom oil refinery, September 1 to 5, 1918; only part of company being used. Complimentary guard duty in Cherryvale at old soldiers' reunion week of August 26, 1918.

COMPANY "E," 11TH BATTALION, Liberty,

Captain:
  Roy L. Kuhns.
First Lieutenant:
  Carl E. Pinkston.
Second Lieutenant:
  Pearl F. Heckman.

No muster-out roll furnished.

MACHINE GUN COMPANY, 11TH BATTALION, Independence.

Captain:
  C. T. Nichols.

First Lieutenant:
  George B. Weeks.

Second Lieutenant:
  Ray F. Shumaker.

First Sergeant:
  Shrodes, William

Quartermaster Sergeant:
  Struck, Fred C.

Sergeants:
  Carter, Marion F.
  Cooke, Lawrence C.
  Dewey, Edwin T.
  Dorsey, Henry S.
  Evans, George W.
  Frye, James B.
  Garrison, Jack.
  Palmer, William E.
  Speer, William P.
  Walters, Noel D.

Corporals:
  Cooley, W. Glenn.
  Cowhan, Henry I.
  Dudley, Luther L.
  Lowe, Lineous G.
  Norris, William H.

Cook:
  Humes, Malcolhm.

Musician:
  Willis, Navarre.

Mechanic:
  Denney, John B.

Horseshoer:
  Snyder, Charles E.

Privates:
  Allen, Carl W.
  Berry, Wallie.
  Bloomberg, Arthur H.
  Bloomberg, Vernie.
  Brown, Julian.
  Cook, Harry D.
  Cornell, John W.
  Crimmel, Ray H.

Privates-Concluded.
  Daniels, Pearl M.
  Darby, Henry, S.
  Farley, William J.
  Geckler, Forest G.
  Gorrell, James R.
  Harper, Hulbert L.
  Hight, William.
  Holt, David H.
  Johnson, Gordon W.
  Kellogg, William E.
  Martin, C. Frank.
  Miller, Charles C.
  Miner, Clarence R.
  McVeigh, Samuel.
  Perskey, Ralph.
  Phillips, William R.
  Roth, George E.
  Self, Willis C.
  Simons, C. R.
  Smith, Charles H.
  Smith, James G.
  Smith, Leslie A.
  Stone, Roy L.
  Tole, J. Hollis.
  Waters, Loren D.
  Weaver, Wayne.
  Young, Herbert A.

This company rendered no statement of its activities.

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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