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HEADQUARTERS, 39TH BATTALION, Abilene.

Major:
  Charles S. Crawford.
Captain and Adjutant:
  Ira M. Hassler.
Captain and Supply Officer:
  William S. Leadbeater.

No activities reported.

COMPANY "A," 39TH BATTALION, Abilene.

Captain:
  Will Green.

First Lieutenant:
  W. H. Averill.

First Sergeant:
  Gordon, Leslie.

Quartermaster Sergeant:
  Sterl, W.

Sergeants:
  Hutchinson, C. C.
  Nethaway, C. C.
  Wise, R. C.

Corporals:
  Callahan, B. L.
  Engle, W. G.
  Fitzwater, I. W.
  Johnson, O. M.
  Kauffman, L. A.
  Reese, G. W.

Bugler:
  Shadinger, G.

Artificer:
  Buchanan, E. T.

Cook:
  Cowan, S. R.

Privates:
  Ayers, O. E.
  Ayers, O. W.
  Baker, O. J.
  Baldwin, H. G.
  Bigler, J. S.
  Blye, W. C.
  Brightbill, H.
  Bushey, Z. B.
  Butler, H. W.
  Cavender, E. E.
  Colby, A. D.
  Colby, H. B.
  Cooley, A. B.
  Cooper, R. E.
  Cruse, Charles.
  Dunable, H. C.
  Dyer, H. N.
  Emig, O.
  Engle, A. E.
  Epperson, C. W.
  Eye, Vern.
  Farror, M.
  Freeman, E. A.

Privates-Concluded.
  Grice, J.
  Griggs, W. C.
  Gross, C.
  Guiles, P. A.
  Heartley, G.
  Hinkle R. F.
  Hogan, M.
  Kauffman, T. C.
  King, J. S.
  Lechrone, Harry O.
  Lippincott, G. C.
  Merrifield, R. A.
  Miller, R. B.
  Morrison, H. H.
  Myers, J. F.
  Nicols, G.
  Owens, G.
  Schuerman, L. W.
  Sexton, C.
  Smith, M. J.
  Stractner, R. C.
  Straight, G. L.
  Thompson, D. M.
  Thompson, H.
  Towne. L.
  Walters, R. N.
  Weber, M.
  Wilcox, H. A.
  Woodward, C.
  Young, B.
LOSSES.
First Lieutenant:
  H. A. Jensen,
    discharged.

First Sergeant:
  Hurd, Arthur,
    discharged.

Sergeants:
  Colvin, W. C.,
    discharged.
  Ross, Ernest N.,
    resigned.

Corporal:
  Woodward, Clio,
    discharged.

Cook:
  Tremer, Thomas,
    discharged.

Privates:
  Beggs, Karl H.,
    discharged.
  Blevins, Charles,
    resigned.
  Butterfield, Milton G.,
    resigned.
  Davies, Burton,
    resigned.
  Folk, Herbert,
    discharged.
  Garrett, E. L.,
    discharged.
  Gervin, Will, Jr.,
    resigned.
  Griswold, James A.,
    resigned.
  Hume, Henry, discharged.
  Home, Lawrence,
    discharged.
  Johntz, John E.,
    resigned.
  Lambing, Charles O.,
    resigned.
  Langston, Roy,
    discharged.
Privates-Concluded.
  Long, Lorraine,
    discharged.
  Mason, E. E.,
    resigned.
  Mason, E. G.,
    resigned.
  Mullin, George H.,
    resigned.
  McCall, A.,
    discharged.
  Rexroat, Otis M.,
    discharged.
  Rugh, Elmer C.,
    resigned.
  Schrader, H., discharged.
  Sederick, Theodore,
    discharged.
  Shearer, Roy,
    transferred.
  Shipley, Frank,
    discharged.
  Smith, Harry,
    discharged.
  Zackaris, Charles E.,
    resigned.

ACTIVITIES.

Company A took part in the 39th Battalion review at Chapman, on September 2, 1918, taking first prize in the competitive drill and first prize for best attendance. On September 5, 1918, took part in 39th Battalion review at Enterprise, taking second prize in competitive drill. On September 27, 1918, at Abilene, took part in the 39th Battalion review.

Details were on guard duty during the Dickinson county fair held at Abilene, September 24 to 28, 1918. A detail was sent out to assist in the collection of assessments in the war works fund campaign.

On Armistice Day, 1918, the company turned out for parades. The company took part in the Victory loan tank parade, April 95, 1919.

The personnel of Company A expressed their willingness to serve the state again, as an organization, should they be needed.

COMPANY "B," 39TH BATTALION, Abilene.

Captain:
  J. L. Parks.

First Lieutenant:
  W. A. Matteson.

Second Lieutenant:
  M. E. Burkhart.

Supply Sergeant:
  O. A. Sterl.

Sergeants:
  Hesselbarth, John.
  Hoover. H. C.
  Toliver, W. H.

Corporals:
  Elwick, E. W.
  Hurd, Bruce.
  Jeffrey, T. W.
  Law, W. A.
  Lichliter, Ray.
  Picking, W. E.
  Woodward, S. F.
  Worley, F. M.

Cook:
  Armstrong, George W.

Privates:
  Adams, T.
  Brann, George.
  Broughton, W. H.
  Burdick, B. G.
  Dalrymple, J. R.
  Darling, L. G.
  Davidson, W. H.
  DeHart, E. P.
  Erwin, B.
  Eusworth, Chester.
  Ewald, C. H.
  Frahm, J. W.
  Goodell, J. L.
  Green, J. W.
  Grimes, R. T.
  Hastings, Jesse.
  Hobbs, C. A.
  Hogan, John L.
  Hutton. I. H.
  Keel, J. E.
  King, S. E.
  Kohman, M. C.
  Loyd, Ed.

Privates-Concluded:
  Martin, Al. B.
  Moore, R. L.
  McClintick, W. C.
  McConnell, L. F.
  Nichols, W. D.
  Petrie, A. J.
  Pyke, Sam.
  Rauch, N.
  Reese, J. A.
  Shellhaas, Russell.
  Shuey, William H.
  Sottong, George.
  Sprung, Henry W.
  Tucker, Dennis.
  Tufts, Joseph.
  Wilson J. L.
  Woolverton, C. D.
  Woolverton, J. T.
  Worley, Dean T.
LOSSES.
Captain:
  George Dovel,
    resigned.

First Lieutenant:
  R.C. Dederick,
    resigned.

First Sergeant:
  Jones. E.,
    discharged.

Sergeants:
  Rexroat, T. J.,
    discharged.
  Rose, C. F.,
    discharged.

Corporal:
  Knoll, H.,
    discharged.

Musicians:
  Dalrymple, Karl W.,
    discharged.
  Worley, Dean,
    discharged.

Cook:
  Rodgers, C.,
    discharged.

Artificer:
  Knight, Charles,
    discharged.

Privates:
  Abith, Joe,
    discharged.
  Baer, Dewey,
    discharged.
  Dobkins, Horner,
    discharged.
  Edmondson, W. L.
    discharged.
  Ensworth, Chester H.
    discharged.
  Erwin, Bernard,
    discharged.
  Fields, J. B.
    discharged.
  Galliger, W. T.
    discharged.
  Gantz, D. A.
    discharged.
  Goodell, W. D.
    discharged.
  Herron, I.,
    discharged.

Privates-Concluded.
  Johnson, L. A.,
    discharged.
  Jones, G. L.,
    discharged.
  Langston, E.,
    discharged.
  Little, A.,
    discharged.
  Looker, C.,
    discharged.
  McBeth, Orrin,
    discharged.
  Nash, Ed,
    discharged.
  Reed, Melvin P.,
    discharged.
  Rhodes, Harold,
    discharged.
  Sherman, J. H.,
    discharged.
  Steevens, M.,
    discharged.
  Vickers, R. R.,
    discharged.
  Warring, Emmett,
    discharged.
  Whiteford, Harry E.,
    discharged.

ACTIVITIES.

Company B participated in all war activity campaigns where its services could be utilized and was especially active in Seven-in-One drive.

The organization furnished escorts for all deceased soldiers returned here for burial.

COMPANY "C," 39TH BATTALION, Solomon.

Captain:
  R. A. Vandervilt.
First Lieutenant:
  Ora D. Herr.
Second Lieutenant:
  Stanley E. Leake.
LOSSES.
Captain:
  Harry H. Davis, resigned.
First Lieutenant:
  George T. Stephens,
    resigned.
Second Lieutenant:
  Bert M. Hart, resigned.

No muster-out roll furnished.

COMPANY "D," 39TH BATTALION, Chapman.

Captain:
  Henry Wadick.

Second Lieutenant:
  Frank Halbert.

First Sergeant:
  Wilkins, Walter.

Supply Sergeant:
  Keegan, John.

Sergeants:
  Blair, Hays. Grigg, Earl.
  Rollf, William.

Corporals:
  Beal, Hal.
  Blair, Earl.
  Darby, Elisha W.
  Hassler, Sam.
  Hollinger, Charles.
  Keegan, Thomas.
  Morris, Glen.
  Whitehair, Pleasant.

Privates:
  Anderson, Owen.
  Beard, Earl H.
  Berger, Jacob.
  Brandt, Leslie.
  Bush, Fred R.
  Culham, Melvin.
  Cushing, William.
  Davis, John F.
  Davis, William M.
  Delker, George.
  Devane, Tom.
  Dobbs, Louis.
  Engler, Albert.
  Erwin, John P.
  Fry, Roy.
  Gallagher, Edward.
  Gfeller, Theo.
  Gorman, D. J.
  Gorman, Frank.
  Hassler, Chalmers.
  Howe, John P.
  Howe, Thomas F.
  Huff, Harry.
  Keegan, Michael.
  Lantz, Henry A.
  Lantz, Oscar.
  Lantz, Walter.
  Larson, James.
Privates-Concluded.
  Lawrence, Arch.
  Leftwick, Oda.
  Lexow, Ammiel.
  Long, Arthur.
  Miller, Aubrey.
  Murrison, Edward.
  McCormack, Con.
  McDonald, George.
  McFerron, George.
  Nickolson, William.
  Norman, Harry.
  O'Brien, John.
  O'Bryon, Calvin.
  O'Connor, Charles.
  Perkins, Earl.
  Poor, William.
  Roberts, Walter J.
  Rollf, Carl.
  Sandborn, Theo.
  Scanlan, Joe.
  Scanlan, John.
  Scott, Walter.
  Taylor, Byron.
  Taylor, Clarence.
  Warnock, Ross.
  Watkins, Harry.
  Whalen, Harry.
  Wilkins, Edward.
LOSSES.
Captain:
  John A. Anderson.,
    discharged.

First Lieutenant:
  John T. Cregan, resigned.

Corporal:
  Humphrey, Elmer,
    discharged.

Privates:
  Armold, Ereil, discharged.
  Arveson, Floyd, discharged.
  Carroll, Francis,
    discharged.
  Clark, Leo, discharged.
  Cushing, Vincent,
    discharged.
  Frazer, Joe, discharged.
  Hassler, Ira, discharged.
Privates-Concluded:
  Hollinger, Robert M.,
    discharged.
  Hubert, Arthur,
    discharged.
  Long, William, discharged.
  Loudon, Earl, discharged.
  Sanborn, Austin,
    discharged.
  Scanlan, Paul, discharged.

ACTIVITIES.

Company D assisted in all war activity campaigns. Held regular drills, competitive driIIs; and battalion reviews.

COMPANY "E," 39TH BATTALION, Enterprise.

First Lieutenant:
  Earl J. Bothwell.

First Sergeant:
  Demoney, George.

Quartermaster Sergeant:
  Martin, T. F.

Sergeants:
  Baker, R.
  Russel, C. E.
  Sauer, M. C.
  Taylor, W.

Corporals:
  Davis, E. C.
  Demoney, H.
  Foulkrod, L.
  Hare, R. S.
  Taylor, L.
  Topliff, J.

Cook:
  Facklam, L.

Musicians:
  Munroe, M. Schwendener. T.

Artificer:
  Ehrsam, A. W.

Privates:
  Angst, H. L.
  Badger, B. P.
  Baker, C. A.
  Ballantyne, W. D.
  Benham, C. E.
  Benham, H. R.
  Bond, M. J.
  Brooks, A. E.
  Burke, R.
  Burton, E. F.
  Dalton, V.
  Davidson, L. R.
  Deihl, A. H.
  Demoney, J. A.
  Ehrsam, David.
  Ehrsam, Emmett.
  Ellis, H. C.
  Engstrom, E.
  Ensworth, L.
  Fiedler, L.
  Forslund, C. V.
  Foster, M. G.
  Ginder, R.
  Halstead, J. L.
  Hansen, George.
  Hatfield, F. A.
  Hatfield, S. H.
  Heath, Senn.
  Henoch, F. E.
  Herrman, Stanley W.
  Heselbarth, Erwin H.
  Hewson, A. B.
  Hilsabeck, Fred.
Privates-Concluded.
  Hoisington, R. A.
  Hutchinson, H. E.
  Jones, H. W.
  Jones, J. R.
  Kimmel, S.
  Kuester, E. H.
  Lacy, Carrel.
  Lacy, M. C.
  Lantz, L. I.
  Miller, William.
  McIntyre, William.
  Nichols, R.
  Pancake, C.
  Peterson, A.
  Peterson, C.
  Peterson, C. P.
  Peterson, D.
  Peterson, E. G.
  Peterson, L.
  Peterson, P.
  Selby, C. C.
  Stewart, Castle.
  Stuck, H. S.
  Reed, Thomas D.
  Taylor, H.
  Thomas, E.
  Toplif, R.
  Toulouse, T. S.
  Widler, F. B.
  Williams, J. R.
LOSSES.
Captain:
  James S. Harget, resigned.

Second Lieutenant:
  Richmond A. Dalton,
    resigned.

First Sergeant:
  Porter, H. H., discharged.

Sergeants:
  Buck, C. F., discharged,
  Ensworth, Chester,
    discharged.
  Miller, Earl P., discharged.

Privates:
  Ballyntine, Robert L.,
    discharged.
  Benham, Emmett,
    discharged.
  Brawner, Roy, discharged.
  Burton, Elmer L.,
    discharged.
  Burton, Irvin, discharged.
  Burton, Jefferson,
    discharged.
  Froelich, K. O., discharged.
  Goodway, B., discharged.
  Grace, Chester, discharged.
  Hoehner, K. H.,
    discharged.
Privates-Concluded.
  Koch, Morton H., died.
  Krehbil, V., discharged.
  Pearson, Charles A.,
    discharged.
  Pearson, Chris A.,
    discharged.
  Peterson, C. R., discharged.
  Puryear, L. E., died.
  Sage, Harry B., discharged,
  Staatz, A., discharged.
  Staatz, P. M., discharged.
  Sutt, Lawrence, discharged.

ACTIVITIES.

Company E participated in all Liberty loan 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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