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HEADQUARTERS, 47TH BATTALION, Mound City.

Major:
  John O. Morse.
No report of activities furnished.

COMPANY "A," 47TH BATTALION, Mound City.

First Lieutenant:
  Benjamine C. Garrison.

Second Lieutenant:
  Clarence L. Leeper.

First Sergeant:
  Adams, Jesse B.

Supply Sergeant:
  Nesbit, Fred W.

Sergeants:
  Crosswhite, Herman S.
  Jones, Ira T.
  Moody, Henry S.
  Reeves, Herman D.

Corporals:
  Barnes, Robert.
  Corbin, Byron C.
  Dingus, Elmer.
  Doty, Richard.
  Ester, Vern H.
  Mayhon, Harley C.
  Peatman, Ralph A.
  Shinkle, Frank.

Privates:
  Austin, William R.
  Bran, Carl.
  Brooks, Stanley T.
  Burkhead, Burl L.
  Coughenouer, Fred W.
  Damitz, Carl E.
  Decker, Jewell.
  Dickinson, Elmer L.
  Dingus, Greg A.
  Dingus, Wilson J.
  Dingus, H. Winfred.
  Edeburn, Warren W.
  Ellington, Alonzo J.
  Fisher, Harry W.
  Fletcher, Ernest E.
  Frisbie, Arthur E.
  Gleason, Ralph D.
  Gleason, Walter L.
  Graham, Harvey L.
  Havens, Cecil.
  Hollis, Clifford M.
  Hollis, George M.
  Hoover, Halbert H.
  Hoover, William T.
  Johnson, Garland.
  Kenney, Frank.
  Kingore, George R.
Privates-Concluded.
  Lamoreau. Howard.
  Mahon, Clayton.
  Mitchell, Archie L. R.
  Mitchell, Melvin S.
  Montanye, John C.
  Mundell, James M.
  Murphy, Edward.
  McSwan, Edward G.
  Nesbit, Robert M.
  New, William O.
  Nickelson, Art.
  Paddock, Tedford D.
  Patrick, Richard F.
  Platt, Charles B.
  Rankin, John E.
  Schmidt, George H.
  Shinkle, William G.
  Sowers, Clarence E.
  Stark, Denton.
  Stark, Frank.
  Steinshoer, Harry T.
  Stone, Vernie.
  Tyhurst, Daniel.
  Tyhurst, Harry.
  Venters, Elzie.
  Walker, Earl.
LOSSES.
Captain:
  John O. Morse,
    promoted.
Private:
  Pace, Charles E.,
    died.
 

ACTIVITIES.

Company A drilled twice each week from June 10 until December 1, 1918. No guard duty. The unit participated in a parade and battalion inspection, Pleasanton, September 2, 1918; parade and drill at Fort Scott in connection with the war fund drive, November 16, 1918.

The organization was never equipped with arms. Uniforms were purchased with the assistance of the county which contributed $500, and the enlisted personnel of the organization paid the balance, $7.50 per man.

COMPANY "B," 47TH BATTALION, Pleasanton.

Captain:
  Walter T. Smith.

First Lieutenant:
  W. Merton Stopple.

Second Lieutenant:
  John Henderson.

First Sergeant:
  Ladd, Harley.

Quartermaster Sergeant:
  Hall, Horton H.

Sergeants:
  Evers, Emiel.
  Hutchison, William.
  Leisure, Carl.
  Taylor, Clyde E.
  Teubner, Richard.
  Thirlwell, William.

Corporals:
  Abbey, Ira B.
  Beatty, Grover.
  Carson, Wilson.
  Cannon, Lester.
  Fehr, Dewey.
  Gunset, George.
  Kay, W. Chester.

Corporals-Concluded.
  Leisure, Dewey.
  Lincoln, Harry.

Privates:
  Abbey, Ira H.
  Allen, Jay T.
  Bahl, Marvin J.
  Baker, Harry.
  Beek, Joseph.
  Blaker, Harry.
  Bradley, Mark V.
  Brittuyham, Arthur.
  Brown, Omer.
  Brown, Rolla.
  Buffington, Andrew.
  Burland, Rees.
  Corbon, Gus.
  Costello, Charles W.
  Epley, James C.
  Evans, Harry D.
  Ford, George.
  French, Robert.
  Geobel, William.
  Gritton, George.
  Harrell, Samuel M.
  Harris, Ranford.
  Higday, Andrew.
  Jackson, James.
  Justus, Thomas.
  Kennen, James N.
  Kincaid, Frank.
  Klopfenstein, Ralph.
  Leavitt, Roy S.

Privates-Concluded.
  Leisure, Lawrence.
  L'Nuillier, Harold.
  L'Nuillier, Marvin.
  Mays, Daniel Frank.
  Mays, Edward.
  Mays, Hugh Oscar.
  Morris, Arthur.
  McBath, Colfax.
  Newman, William.
  Palliny, Josiah.
  Park, Dalice.
  Pellegrino, John.
  Poore, Floyd.
  Porter, Harry.
  Porter, John.
  Porter, Lawrence.
  Poteet, Lewis.
  Rees, William.
  Reese, Fred.
  Saunders, George R.
  Shaffer, DeVon.
  Shipley, Fred.
  Smith, George.
  Smith John.
  Staton, Roscoe.
  Thirlwell, Harry.
  Tucker, Clyde.
  Weeks, Joseph.
  Whinery, Charles.
  Whinery, Lack.
  Worthington, Henry.
  Wright, John S.
LOSSES.
Corporals:
  Chase, Herbert,
    transferred.
Privates:
  Irwin, Charles, discharged.
  Midgley, Ralph, died.
Privates-Concluded.
  Milton, Jesse, discharged.

No activities reported.

COMPANY "C," 47TH BATTALION, La Cygne.

Captain:
  J. E. Williams.

First Lieutenant:
  J. E. Strain.

Second Lieutenant:
  C. T. Potter.

First Sergeant:
  Moore, E. L.

Sergeants:
  Evey, William.
  Greever, Roy.
  McCallister, Everett.
  Persons, Fred.

Corporals:
  Creager, John.
  Evans, Bret.
  Helm, Hershel.
  Jackson, Ralph.
  Marinon, Callie.
  Martin, Monroe.
  Sappington, George.

Bugler:
  Leasure, Marion F.

Privates:
  Allen, C. W.
  Andrews, Otis.
  Bales, Phalas.
  Brooks, E. H.
  Brown, George.
  Carnagie, Charles.
  Cartwell, Thomas H.
  Clarke, Howard L.
  Danner, Oliver.
  Dyer, W. J.
  Enloe, Gurdon.
  Evey, Charles.
  Evey, Elmer.
  Farmer, Wallace.
  Haynes, Roscoe.
  Hesser, Clarance E.
  Hoggatt, George.
  Holt, Julius E.
  Holt, Sanford L.
  Hope, Edgar.
  Irwin, Fred H.
  Lampman, Oscar.
  Lopeman, Amos.
  Martin, Marvin.
  Miller, Harry.
Privates-Concluded.
  Mills, Frank.
  Mills, John.
  Mooney, Harold.
  Mouse, Scott S.
  Partridge, Charles.
  Plumb, Cecil.
  Reese, Ernest.
  Rhynerson, Frank.
  Rhynerson, William.
  Riley, Edwin J.
  Rose, Walter.
  Rowley, Irvin N.
  Rush, Edwin F.
  Scott, Ellison.
  Smith, Floyd.
  Snyder, Oscar.
  Stainbrook, Franze.
  Stainbrook, Fred.
  Steurm, John.
  Stevens, John.
  Stevens, William A.
  Strobl, Ray J.
  Terry, Henry.
  Terry, Sam C.
  Thompson, Ray.
  Weir, Ivan.
  WeIgus, Frank.
  Williamson, Homer.
LOSSES.
Sergeants:
  Gooden, Herman E.,
    discharged.
  Haynes, Walter, discharged.
  Vezie, Ray, discharged.
Privates:
  Joslyn, John W.,
    discharged.
  McCoy R. M.,
    discharged.
  Ogan, Hershel, discharged.
Privates-Concluded.
  Russell, John, Dr.,
    discharged.
  Swan, Olin, discharged.
  Thompson, Edward,
    discharged.

ACTIVITIES.

Company C drilled twice each week and worked hard training men for active service. The organization took active part in war activity campaigns.

COMPANY "D," 47TH BATTALION, Parker.

Captain:
  C. F. McClay.

No muster-out roll furnished.

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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