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HEADQUARTERS, 31ST BATTALION, Frankfort.

Major:
  Fred K. Barrett.
Captain and Surgeon:
  Mark A. Brawley.
 

No activities reported.

COMPANY "A," 31ST BATTALION, Frankfort.

Captain:
  Theodore James Rhodes.

First Lieutenant:
  Russell L. Hazzard.

Second Lieutenant:
  William J. Gregg.

First Sergeant:
  Kennedy, Henry.

Sergeants:
  Leonard, Albert J.
  Melcher, William H.
  Nauman, Irving.
  Pennington, Lawrence.
  Tobin, Frank H.

Corporals:
  Auld, George W.
  Black, John O.
  Doty, Fredrick H.
  Farrant, Melvin B.
  Hood, D. E.
  Murphy, H. L.
  Nichols, Robert G.
  Rickson, Fred.
  Smith, Floyd.

Privates:
  Adams, Joseph F.
  Anderson, Andrew.
  Anderson, James Leo.
  Auld, William D.
  Barrett, W. W.
  Briner, Chester O.
  Briner, George F.
  Burke, Peter F.
  Cairy, Thomas J.
  Chandler, James F.

Privates-Continued.
  Chitty, Joseph G.
  Colvard, Benjamin R.
  Culhan, John.
  Cummings, Abe R.
  Cummings, Ralph S.
  Curtis, Albert L.
  Davis, Joseph S.
  DeLude, William G.
  Denlinger, Bert.
  Dodge, George Franklin.
  Dunlap, James H.
  Farrar, Forrest W.
  Feldhauser, William J.
  Ferris, Alike.
  Ferris, William H.
  Flin, Amos M.
  Foye, Oliver H.
  Gingles, Thomas B.
  Gregg, Edward M.
  Griffee, Archie.
  Gumm, Elmer G.
  Halsel, Harold.
  Hartman, Frank M.
  Hartshorn, J. V.
  Kaskin, M. M.
  Hendricks, Luther L.
  Hersh, Frank.
  Hersh, Gerald A.
  Hessel, Clemet J.
  Hibner, George J. W.
  Hilcker, C. Bertrand.
  Hilcker, Charles H.
  Horigan, Lawrence J.
  Harr, Harry O.
  Jillson, Dwight D.
  Jones, David.
  Jones, Russel H.
  Kennedy, James.
  Leupold, Glen L.
  Lukens, Marion E.
  Lutz, Elmer T.
  Mackey, Michael T.
  
Privates-Concluded.
  Mackey, Richard C.
  Manges, William.
  Marksman. Joseph A.
  Martin, Fred E.
  Martin, William.
  Milikan, Richard M.
  Miller, Claude E.
  Morse, Arthur D.
  Moseil, Joseph K.
  Myers, Howard E.
  McConchie, Joseph M.
  Nester, George W., Jr.
  Ogren, Victor.
  Osborn, Benjamin R.
  Osborn, James R.
  Patzka, Andrew A.
  Quick, Thomas R.
  Reust, Cornelius F.
  Reust, Hobart.
  Reust, Ranse.
  Rickson, Evan.
  Robinson, Charles H.
  Rogers, Charles.
  Ryan, JohnW.
  Schafer, August.
  Schneider, John C.
  Shearer, Andrew.
  Shearer, George H.
  Sheehan, Michael.
  Smith, James W.
  Smith, Thomas J.
  Snodgrass, William H.
  Taylor, Roscoe A.
  Tilley, Charles A.
  Tilley, Lavern, Jr.
  Walters, Russel J.
  Warner, Fred T.
  Welch, James M.
  West, G. M.
  Williams, Charles V.
  Wolfe, James A.
LOSSES.
Sergeants:
  Barkes, J. M., discharged.
  Cannon, J. L., discharged.
  Hazzard, R. L.,
    discharged.

Corporals:
  Barrett, R. C., discharged.
  Cook, Ivan, discharged.
  Harland, Charles H.,
    discharged.
  Hartman, Allen P.,
    discharged.
  McRuer, Duncan,
    discharged.

Privates:
  Bronoughs, Ralph O.,
    discharged.
  Brooks, Angelus,
    discharged.
  Comfort, C. H.,
    discharged.

Privates-Continued.
  Connors, John, discharged.
  Connors, Stafford,
    transferred.
  Coxley, Gustave,
    discharged.
  Elstrum, E., discharged.
  Ferris, M. M., discharged.
  Flaherty, Vincent, died.
  Flin, Hannon B.,
    discharged.
  Harrison, Jesse,
    transferred.
  Hartwell, Earl, discharged.
  Heisse, Victor, discharged.
  Hessel, Arthur, discharged.
  Howland, Samuel,
    discharged.
  Hull, Paul T., discharged.
  Johnson, C. H.,
    discharged.
  Mathews, Samuel A.,
    discharged.
Privates-Concluded.
  Miller, Albert, discharged.
  McGurk, Thomas,
    discharged.
  Norris, L. J., discharged.
  Osborn, Gene, discharged.
  Overbaugh, Phil,
    discharged.
  Pendergrast, T. V.,
    discharged.
  Potter, Edgar, discharged.
  Pratt, Grover, discharged.
  Purnell, John, discharged.
  Rickson, John, discharged.
  Schiller, W. J., discharged.
  Seldon, J. S., discharged.
  Seldon, Mark, transferred.
  Seldon, Roy, discharged.
  Snodgrass, Howard,
    discharged.
  Stromer, E. E., discharged.
  Vaught, W. D.,
    discharged.
  Warren, J. T., discharged.

ACTIVITIES.

Company A participated in all war-time activities.

COMPANY "B," 31ST BATTALION, Frankfort.

Captain:
  Carroll Walker.

First Lieutenant:
  Herbert A. Sherarer.

Second Lieutenant:
  James M. Rhodes.

Sergeants:
  Campbell, William.
  Crooks, James W.
  McGee, Robert S.
  Shearer, D. W.
  Snodgrass, T. W.
  Tyrl, Arthur L.

Corporals:
  Auld, Frank W.
  Carver, Ivan P.
  Mackey, Richard H.
  McCullock, Clark.

Musician:
  Ludwick, David W.

Privates:
  Arnold, Joseph E.
  Barnett, Albert G.
  Bigham, Matthew T.
  Black, Frank R.
  Blackney, Arthur E.
  Bonnell, Charles W.
  Bunnell, George P.
  Botzenhart, George J.
  Briner, Charles G.
  Brooks, McKinley.
  Brophy, John M.
  Carpenter, James H.
  Clena, Joseph F.
  Conoway, Albert B.
  Cooper, John E.
  Cox, Elmer Willis.
  Cullum, John.
  Curtis, Clarence.
  Curtis, Reamy.

Privates-Continued.
  Dalton, Oliver L.
  DeBord, Otis F.
  Dwinnell, Frank C.
  Eby, Frank D.
  Ellis, Murray J.
  Farrell, John E.
  Feldhausen, Harry.
  Fitch, Austin D.
  Flinn, Owen.
  Foltz, Harry B.
  Ford, Roy O.
  Ford, William H.
  Foster, Earl C.
  Fox, Thomas A.
  Gano, George E.
  Gough, Charley D.
  Gough, Robert Eugene.
  Griffee, Wait O.
  Gruntzmacher, Rudolph E.
  Hardman, William H.
  Harrison, Edwin A.
  Haskin, Harold.
  Hobson, Orlando K.
  Hopkins, John F.
  Horrigan, Daniel.
  Horrigan, John S.
  Huff, Earl R.
  Johnston, Erskin W.
  Johnson, William H.
  Jones, Hugh C.
  Jones, Jacob W.
  Kelly, Charles W.
  Kelly, Miles.
  Kirby, Otis H.
  Lane, Howard H.
  Larson, Carl L.
  Lefler, Charles.
  Lesslie, Joel S.
  Lobley, John W.
  Lord, Samuel W.
  Lucas, Winfred B.
  Lutz, Dayton K.
  Lutz, Ollie I.
  Lyman, Clarence A.
  Mackey, Leo J.
  Martin, Carl.
  Massie, Edward W.
Privates-Concluded.
  Miller, Wesley C.
  Morton, Charles S.
  Morton, R. N.
  Myers, Arthur E.
  McCouchie, U. S. Grant.
  Neal Winifred.
  Nestor, Fred H.
  North, Jacob.
  Osborne, Sidney R.
  Overbaugh, Nelson.
  Parmentier, Fredrick M.
  Peahcer, William H.
  Potter, Harry D.
  Rachstraw, Mark
  Radcliffe, P. F.
  Reynolds, Toney M.
  Ricker, Peter James.
  Ryan, James H.
  Scholtz, Walter T.
  Scott, Z. Z.
  Severns, Shirley.
  Sheehan, Peter.
  Shinkle, Jay B.
  Shumate, Herbert N.
  Siemotter, Paul R.
  Smith, Dale,
  Solt, Burnie W.
  Stillwell, Lester L.
  Sullivan, John J.
  Thomas, Warren F.
  Tilley, Alva H.
  Tilley, Clyde R.
  Tilley, John W.
  Tilley, Victor.
  Turner, Thomas B. F.
  Twidwell, Leonard C.
  Wanklyn, George F.
  Warner, Robert J.
  Waxler, Ewing.
  Waymire, Allie.
  Waymire, Carlton A.
  Weis, Rudolph R.
  Wells. Thomas S.
  Wendling, Fred.
  Wendling, Raphael.

No activities reported.

COMPANY "C," 31ST BATTALION, Vliets.

Captain:
  Herman B. Johnson.

First Lieutenant:
  Clarence E. Hull.

Second Lieutenant:
  Clarence D. Steele.

Sergeants:
  Hubka, Alvin.
  Jacoby, Wayne P.
  Johnson, John A.
  Rundquist, Abner J.
  Talbot, Lesley R.

Corporals:
  Carlson, Verner E.
  Dewalt, Arthur J.
  Dierking, Otis L.
  Hubka, James.
  Johnson, Edward.
  Johnson, Emil J.
  Lofdalh, Elmer.
  Owen, Earl.

Privates:
  Allen, William.
  Barnes, Oscar B.
  Brophy, Edward J.
  Brown, Adolphus.
  Buck, William T.
  Carney, John.

Privates-Continued.
  Cobb, Andrew.
  Connet, Ray M.
  Dewalt, Chester.
  Dierking, Clifton J.
  Drotts, John E.
  Evans, Albert.
  Ewing, Willard.
  Gates, Ralph A.
  Gerardy, Albert L.
  Glasgow, Walter R.
  Grable, Lee.
  Gustafson, Edward.
  Handley, Orlie.
  Hasellgren, Jacob E.
  Heath, Charles.
  Heath, George.
  Hendrickson, James.
  Hill, Ernest.
  Howell, Elmer W.
  Howell, Frank E.
  Hubka, Ferdinand.
  Jackson, William T.
  Jellison, Lowene W.
  Jellison, Silas D.
  Johnson, George V.
  Johnson, Hans J.
  Johnson, Leonard.
  Johnson, Sigel R.
  Johnson, Virgil W.
  Kasper, David.
  Kasper, Oscar E. V.
  Kenworthy, Julius J.
  Lew, Albin.
Privates-Concluded.
  Lindeen, Albert.
  Little, Charlie.
  Lofdalh, Arvid.
  Lofdalh, Martin.
  Lofdalh, William.
  Martin, Clarence.
  Martin, Clide.
  Martin, Henry.
  Mitchell, Jeff.
  Mitchell, Lawrence.
  Mitchell, Merriam O.
  Nelson, Arthur J.
  Nelson, Oscar N.
  North, George C.
  Olson, John.
  Owen, Ira.
  Palm, Lars.
  Palm, Walter L.
  Porter, Guy E.
  Reust, Alva.
  Reynolds, Frank.
  Rosball, Oscar.
  Rudeen, Chester.
  Statts, Charlie.
  Stevens, Ralph.
  Swanson, Arvid.
  Swanson, Carl E.
  Vandorn, Arthur.
  Waxler, Herman.
  Waxler, Lonnie.
  Wentz, John.
  Wilson, Edgar.
  Witty, Fred.

ACTIVITIES.

Company C as an organization did not participate in any war-time activities, but as individuals they were all more or less active in this work.

COMPANY "D," 31ST BATTALION, Vermillion.

Captain:
  Ernest Schubert.

First Lieutenant:
  Frank R. Goodwin.

Second Lieutenant:
  Robert Lee Davis.

Sergeants:
  Arnold, Fred W.
  Buckles, Charles C.
  Law, Fred W.
  Stewart, William E.
  Wassell, Herbert C.
  Wiseman, Perry L.

Corporals:
  Hodges, Charles E.
  Nelson, Everett W.
  Orchard, Herman.
  Ray, Jesse M.
  Schafer, Charles S.

Privates:
  Acker, William.
  Arnold, Eugene G.
  Artis, Wilmer.
  Barnes, Edwin J.
  Barnes, Henry G.
  Barnes, Louis E.
  Bowers, Howard.
  Bullock, Earl.
  Bullock, Frank.
  Bullock, Leroy.
  Carlson, Ebben J.
  Cashman, Lawrence

Privates-Continued.
  Caswin, William W.
  Chadwick, Fred A.
  Chadwick, Willie J.
  Clifton, John.
  Clifton, John P.
  Cooke, Arthur M.
  Coulter, Lawrence L.
  Curtis, Samuel.
  Daniels, John P.
  DeWalt, Charles L.
  Duffy, Arthur W.
  Florence, Fred.
  Florence, William A.
  Founds, Fred.
  Gabrielson, Karl.
  Grable, Herman.
  Grable, Leonard A.
  Gregory, Edward A.
  Gruby, John H.
  Havens, Hugh G.
  Hayes, John W.
  Herda, William.
  Hogle, Edward B.
  Howard, Orville.
  Haword, Ralph W.
  Hybikunaun, Elton W.
  Hybikunaun, Peter H.
  Johnson, Andrew.
  Johnson, Arthur.
  Johnson, Joseph H.
  Johnson, Walton.
  Jones, Clifford.
  Kenworthy, Joseph E.
  Kjellberg, Andrew.
  Kjellberg, Elton.
  Labbe, Antonio D.
  Leonard, J. Marcus.
  Meyers, Ralph D.
Privates-Concluded.
  Malcom, William B.
  Meredith, William H.
  McCleary, George.
  McKlindes, O. C.
  McLeod, Thomas F.
  McMichael, Harry.
  Niper, Albertus.
  Owen, Jesse D.
  Packard, Clarence L.
  Peck, George E.
  Peterson, B. S.
  Peterson, Martin W.
  Polsan, Albin.
  Potter, William C.
  Punteney, John O.
  Quakenbush, Solomon.
  Ray, Alva T.
  Ray, Walter Harrison.
  Rogers, Joseph L., Jr.
  Rogers, Joseph L., Sr.
  Russell, Henry F.
  Sandland, Will H.
  Schafer, Howard O.
  Schuyler, Thomas.
  Smith, Thomas F.
  Starr, Cleo.
  Starr, George I.
  Steckel, Guy.
  Steckel, Howard.
  Stewart, Sam.
  Tate, Lester T.
  Tate, Milo O.
  Ward, Edwin Lloyd.
  Watson, William H.
  Weeks, Frank O.
  Wilson, Wallis L.
  Wiseman, Donald.
  Wright, Edward.
LOSSES.
Second Lieutenant:
  EdC. Alverman,
    discharged.

Privates:
  Andrews, Dean, discharged.
  Clear, Arthur E.,
    discharged.
  Cooke, Everett J.,
    discharged.
  Duffy, Lawrence W.,
    discharged.
  Florence, Clarence,
    discharged.
  Grable, Glen E.,
    discharged.
  Hodges, Ray, discharged.
  Johnson, Arthur W.,
    discharged.
  Law, Walter, discharged.
  Little, Dan H., discharged.
  Little, Harry, discharged.
  Marble, Albert C.,
    discharged.
  Myer, Orville, transferred.

Privates-Continued.
  McAtee, Alvin A.,
    discharged.
  McCarty, Charles M.,
    discharged.
  Nash, Virgil F.,
    discharged.
  Orchard, Harry,
    discharged.
  Owen, James Edward,
    discharged.
  Piercey, James R.,
    discharged.
  Polson, Arthur L.,
    discharged.
  Polson, Victor, discharged,
  Rogers, Malcom W.,
    discharged.
  Russell, Owen, discharged.
  Sarver, Alvin L.,
    discharged.
  Smith, Daniel, transferred.
  Smith, Leslie F.,
    discharged.
  Smith, William D.,
    discharged.
Privates-Concluded.
  Starr, Merle A., discharged.
  Stowell, Muriel V.,
    discharged.
  Taylor, John W.,
    discharged.
  Tate, Jesse R., discharged.
  Tillery, Warren I.,
    discharged.
  Tompkins, Willard L.,
    discharged.
  Warner, Charles R.,
    discharged.
  Wells, Solvender H.,
    discharged.
  Winquist, Frank R.,
    discharged.
  Wiseman, Roy, discharged.
  Witham, Guy R.,
    discharged.
  Witham, Willard,
    discharged.
  Woodman, Frank R.,
    discharged.
  Ylander, Victor, discharged

No activities reported.

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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