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HEADQUARTERS, 43D BATTALION, Erie.

Major:
  C. W. Stevenson.

No activities reported.

COMPANY "A," 43D BATTALION, Erie.

Captain:
  Lom B. Herod.
First Lieutenant:
  George W. Naanes.
Second Lieutenant:
  Lon B. Herod.
LOSS.
Captain:
  C. W. Stevenson, resigned.
No muster-out roll furnished.

COMPANY "B," 43D BATTALION, St. Paul.

Captain:
  J. C. Ewing.

First Lieutenant:
  J. T. Lancaster.

Second Lieutenant:
  Leslie Girard.

First Sergeant:
  0'Brien, John.

Quartermaster Sergeant:
  Owens, A. L.

Sergeants:
  Brown, Charles.
  Dowd, J. T.
  Johnston, M.
  McDaniel, R. C.

Corporals:
  Boher, C. H.
  Diskin, Edd.
  Munding, Eugene.
  McAtee, C. E.
  Turner, C. M.
  Vitt, George.

Chaplain:
  Callistus, Rev. C. E.

Privates:
  Atkinson, Lyle.
  Bruckner, Norbert.
  Bell, Vincet.
  Brogan, Charles.
  Brooks, Paul.
  Brown, Philip.
  Carroll, J. J.
  Carroll, R. H.
  Carter, Ray.
  Casey, James.
  Casey, John.
  Casey, George.
  Connor, L. W.
  Dillon, M. J.
  Dixon, John.
  Donahue, John.
  Durbin, J. J.
  Gahagan, Ray.
  George, Harold.
  Gilbert, B. L.
  Greenwood, Cyril.
  Harrill, James.
  Heck, C. A.
  Heck, Joe A.
  Hoefling, F. W.
  Hutton, C. A.
  Jarboe, J. H.
  Jennings, George.
  Johnston, B. L.
  Johnston, W. M.
  Joyce, F. C.
  Kelley, Harold.
  Kelley, M. J.
  Kelley, P. S.
Privates-Concluded:
  Kennedy, John.
  Leiboldt, Gailord.
  Lero, M. W.
  Lero, Ray.
  Madl, Herbert.
  Moore, Ben.
  Moody, Fred.
  Munding, Frank.
  McKiernan, James.
  Neer, E. E.
  Nunnink, Charles.
  O'Brien, Francis.
  O'Brien, Henery.
  O'Brien, W. F.
  O'Bryan, W. W.
  Omalley, C. F.
  O'Riley, Chris.
  O'Rouke, James.
  Oshel, John.
  Oshel, Walter.
  Pierce, G. A.
  Sands, Edward.
  Seivart, Paul.
  Shellhorn, Vaughn.
  Smith, E. J.
  Smith, Everest.
  Smith, Henry.
  Sork, Isadore.
  Stenger, Edward.
  Sylix, Floyd.
  Van Lenween, Jake.
  Van Lenween, J. B.
  Vitt, Henry.
  Volmer, George.

ACTIVITIES.

Company B participated in Liberty loan and Red Cross campaigns.

COMPANY "C," 43D BATTALION, Dennis.

Captain:
  C. F. Carson.

First Lieutenant:
  C. W. Robb.

Second Lieutenant:
  L. C. Wilson.

Sergeants:
  Ball, O. H.
  Craft, O. L.
  Hill, G. W.
  Klien, J. D.

Corporals:
  Blake, R. A.
  Darling, J. T.
  Johnson F. W.
  Laut, F. E.
  Oliphant, J. F.
  Tusing William.

Artificer:
  Hiet, George.

Bugler:
  Shields, Dey.

Privates:
  Bolen, Floyd.
  Carson, Burl A.
  Carson, R. B.
  Chansler, L. J.
  Coninger, Clarence C.
  Coninger, William C.
  Cook, J. G.
  Craft, E. F.
  Decker, S. W.
  Dennis, P. W.
  Dickerson, J.
  Good, E. E.
  Hartman, Ed.
  Heacock, E. L.
  Hersh, Eugene.
  Hiet, A.

Privates-Concluded.
  Hiet, C.
  Higdon, J. J.
  Hill, Ray.
  Hill, William
  Johns,W. W.
  Kelly,A. W.
  Kinman, E.
  Miller,Edgar.
  Mortimer, W. S.
  Nixon,Perry.
  Parks,Harry.
  Pearce.Mert.
  Pearce,W. O.
  Peters,S. A.
  Powell,P.
  Rea, Frank.
  Reed, David.
  Sanders, Glen.
  Shaughnessy, William.
  Shield, Earl.
  Shields, Charles L.
  Smith,Ray.
  Youngs, M.

ACTIVITIES.

Company C participated in Liberty loan and Red Cross campaigns. The organization, also, contributed to the funeral expenses of deceased members of the company.

COMPANY "D," 43D BATTALION, Parsons.

Captain:
  Robert J. Rimple.

First Lieutenant:
  Walter R. Gans.

Second Lieutenant:
  William A. Disch.

First Sergeant:
  Lindsey, Claude G.

Sergeants:
  Fisher, Richard L.
  Luman, David E.
  Peacock, Chalmers J.

Corporals:
  Edwards, Earl M.
  Geibe, Edward D.
  Griggs, Earl B.
  Haynes, Jake T.
  Russel, Frank A.
  Thompson, Milton G.
  Tillotson, Elroy E.
  Wommack, Fred O.

Company Clerk:
  Freeman, J. Fred.

Cooks:
  Braunsdorff, Herman A.
  Schneider, Charles.

Artificer:
  Samples, Bedford F.

Musicians:
  Barnes, Charles.
  Crawford, Glenn H.

Privates:
  Augustus, Raynee DeL.
  Battag, Henry J.
  Baxter, Ernest W.
  Birdsall, Miles C.
  Bugg, Fred M.
  Bugg, George F.
  Butcher, James E.
  Campbell, Carl H.
  Clark, Charles E.
  Cory, Edward S.
  Cowan, McClure W.
  Craig, L. B.
  Crandall, Elbert G.
  Creviston. Alonzo W.
  Duncan, Matt.
  Freshman, Harry.
  Griffin, Sherod.
  Isom, Lewis W.
  James, John V.
  Jones, James P.
  Jones, S. Fell.
  Kelley, Clifford E.
  Kelley, Frank C.
  Kenney, James H.
  Kightlinger, Walter R.
  Lowe. Cal H.
  Lucid, Elmer.

Privates-Concluded.
  Minneo, William H.
  Moffatt, Howard J.
  Moser, George L.
  Moss, Floyd C.
  McClure, Kenneth P.
  McKenzie, John D.
  McKittrick, John T.
  Pierce, Cleo A.
  Piper, Chester L.
  Pryor, Ralph W.
  Rafferty, Louis L.
  Reed, Charles W.
  Reinlander, Peter J.
  Robbins, J. Roy.
  Robertson, Homer S.
  Ross, William O.
  Sachs, Mani L.
  Scallety, John.
  Simmons, Arthur C.
  Smith, Ferdie.
  Southwick, William H.
  Spicer, Fred B.
  Splicer, George D.
  Starnes, Harry D.
  Warren, George W.
  Waters, John M.
  White, Lloyd T.
  Willahan, Arthur E.
  Williamson, Lester A.
  Womeldorf, John F.
LOSSES.
Captain:
  Isaac D. Van Meter,
    resigned.

Second Lieutenant:
  Leon C. Wilson, resigned.

First Sergeant:
  Gannon, Ernest E., discharged.

Sergeants:
  Adams, Ira F., discharged.
  Huddliston, Everet E.,
    discharged. King, Volney E.,
    discharged.

Corporals:
  Long, Ray E., discharged.
  Owens, Henry B.,
    discharged.
  Sherman, Everett L.,
    discharged.

Privates:
  Ball, Orrie, transferred.
  Beeler, Charles L.,
    discharged.
  Caldwell, Kenneth W.,
    discharged.
  Couch, Walter O.,
    discharged.
  Craft, Elmer E.,
    transferred.
  Craft, Otis L., transferred.
  Daughman, Charles M.,
    discharged.
  Davis, Robert A.,
    discharged.
  Decker, George H.,
    transferred.
  DurBon, Kinsley LeRoy,
    discharged.
  Gastineau, Charles L.,
    discharged.
  Gibson, William F.,
    discharged.
  Hilton, Milo, discharged.
  Honaker, Paul, discharged.
Privates-Concluded.
  Karas, Jay D., discharged.
  Kenman, Edwin,
    transferred.
  Kennedy, Ollie O.,
    discharged.
  Kline, John D., discharged.
  Maloney, Robert J.,
    discharged.
  Mortimer, Wilson S.,
    transferred.
  McGrimes, James E.,
    discharged.
  Parks, Henry B.,
    transferred.
  Reed, David M.,
    transferred.
  Schwarzkopf, Virgil,
    discharged.
  Thoman, Joe F.,
    discharged.
  White, George R.,
    discharged.
  Wilson, Hilman A.,
    discharged.

ACTIVITIES.

Company D did not perform any guard duty. Participated in all Liberty loan and Re Cross campaigns; also, patrol duty in city. A squad was furnished to guard Liberty loan planes of third loan.

COMPANY "E," 43D BATTALION, Kimball.

Captain:
  Charles A. Leech.

First Lieutenant:
  Charles N. Cosner.

Second Lieutenant:
  Hurley A. Lowe.

First Sergeant:
  Elder, Angell D.

Sergeants:
  Copland, Lucian E.
  Cosner, Guy.
  Lowe, Harvey.

Corporals:
  Acton, J. O.
  Anderson, Ira M.
  Dunham, Henry E.
  Harding, Roy.
  Hazen, John Henry.
  Young, Murlin G.

Artificer:
  Coiner, James E.

Musicians:
  Harding, Alfred M.
  Sailors, William A.

Privates:
  Carlson, Monie O.
  Casper, John M.
  Chard, William H.
  Collins, Oral.
  Copland, Clyde R.
  Copland, Paul H.
  Daggett, John William.
  Davidson, Moses M.
  Doherty, William E.
  Fisher, Kenneth.
  Fisher, Sam E.
  Gier, Jasper N.
  Gier, Oscar J.
  Harding, A. W.
  Harding, Foster.
  Hardman, Everett.
  Haviland, Irvin E.

Privates-Concluded.
  Hickman, Clint O.
  Hickman, Nomie P.
  Howard, Emmett Neal.
  Jacobs, Wilber E.
  Johns, James W.
  Johns, Oscar J.
  Kelsey, Joseph Milbern.
  Lowe, Joe.
  Lowe, Mark R.
  Michael, Raymond G.
  McLeister, Earl H.
  McMullen, William W.
  Neal, Ruben.
  Olsen, Wilbert A.
  Rumbeck, Thomas D.
  Samples, Ansel L.
  Samples, John L.
  Snodgrass, Leonard L.
  Tredway. Ralph.
  Woodruff, Lee.
LOSSES.
Sergeant:
  Tweedy, Roy L.,
    discharged.

Privates:
  Bennett, Ivan R.,
    discharged.

Privates-Continued.
  Berglund, Vernon E.,
    discharged.
  Bowles, Fred V.,
    discharged.
  Doty, Hugaly Avon,
    discharged.
Privates-Concluded.
  Ponsler, Everett,
    discharged.
  Rhoads, Clyde A.,
    discharged.
  Thompson, Merle E.,
    discharged.

ACTIVITIES.

Company E participated in battalion parades at Erie, Kan., on August 29, 1918, and at Parsons, Kan., on September 15, 1918. The organization put on military company drill at Allen county fair at Savonburg, Kan., September 19, 1918. Captain C. A. Leach acted as battalion adjutant in battalion parades at Erie, August 29, 1918; Parsons, September 15, 1918; Columbus, September 26, 1918; Pittsburg, October 6, 1918, and Fort Scott, November 10, 1918.

Conducted military funeral for a deceased United States soldier at Savonburg, September 22, 1918, at Kimball, February 9, 1918, and Erie, April 17, 1919.

Participated in celebration of the signing of the armistice at Stark. November 11, 1918.

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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