McKEAN COUNTY
WORLD WAR I
Casualties

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Sergeant Edwin C. Adams

Company E, 112th Infantry Regiment, 28th Infantry Division

Hometown: Kane

Killed in action on 15 July 1918, in France

Buried: Mapleview Cemetery, Cohocton, NY


Second Lieutenant John Leon Allen

Hometown: Bradford

Died of illness on 30 May 1918, Camp Sherman, OH

Buried: Oak Hill Cemetery, Bradford


Corporal Donovan Milton Anderson

Company C, 112th Infantry Regiment, 28th Infantry Division

Hometown: Bradford

Missing in action on 9 August 1918, France
Age: 20

Tablets of the Missing, Oise-Aisne American Cemetery,
Fere-en-Tardenois, France

Enlisted in June 1916, serving in the Border Campaign in Mexico


Machinists Mate Lowell L. Andrus

Naval Camp Great Lakes

Hometown: Rixford

Died of illness on 30 September 1918
Age: 26

Buried: Maplelawn Cemetery, Bolivar, NY


Private Don Lyman Archibald

16th Regiment, 1st Infantry Division

Hometown: Kane

Killed in action on 6 November 1918, France

Buried: Plot A, Row 23, Grave 23
Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery, Romagne, France


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Private Walter Lavern Baker

Company E, 112th Infantry Regiment, 28th Infantry Division

Hometown: Kane

Died of wounds on 28 September 1918
Battle of the Argonne, France

Buried: Plot D, Row 30, Grave 18.
Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery, Romagne, France


Corporal Clea Robert Bargerstock

6th Battalion, Company D, 20th Engineers

Hometown: Kane (also Marienville)

Drowned at sea on February 5, 1918 near Island of Islay, Scotland
Age: 23

Buried: North Forest Cemetery, Marienville

Bargerstock was aboard the TSS Tuscania when it was torpedoed and sunk by a German submarine. The ship sunk with a loss of 489 American soldiers. He was a member of the second selective service contingent of Warren County, leaving for the service on September 19, 1917.


Private William Bateman

Hometown: Bradford

Ship Repair Shop Unit 301

Died of Illness: October 26, 1918, France
Age: 31


Private Gerald Bates

Company C, 112th Infantry Regiment, 28th Infantry Division

Hometown: Bradford

Killed in action on 9 August 1918, France

Buried: Maple Grove Cemetery, Gainesville, NY


Private Fred Herman Bloomster

Battery C, 314th Field Artillery

Hometown: Kasson

Wounded by gas in France and died of illness on 21 March 1919 Camp Merritt, NJ
Age: 25

Buried: Kasson Cemetery


Private Clarence F. Boyd

Company E, 112th Infantry Regiment, 28th Infantry Division

Hometown: Kane

Killed in action on 15 July 1918, France
Age: 27

Buried: Greenwood Cemetery, Forest County, PA


Private Arthur Brace

Company C, 112th Infantry Regiment, 28th Infantry Division

Hometown: Bradford

Died of illness at Bradford Hospital
Age: 20


Buried: Oak Hill Cemetery, Bradford


Private Frank D. Bryce

Camp Lee, VA

Hometown: Norwich

Died of illness on 25 December 1918


Buried: St. Joseph Cemetery, Kittaning, PA


Private Ralph L. Burdick

Company F, 26th Infantry Regiment, 1st Infantry Division

Hometown: Colegrove

Killed in action on 4 November 1918, France
Age: 24

Buried: Plot D, Row 46, Grave 18
Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery, Romagne, France


Private Myron Daniel Burns

Company F, 7th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division

Hometown: Eldred

Died of wounds on 23 July 1918, France
Age: 18


Buried: Oak Hill Cemetery, Eldred


Sergeant Frank G. Burt, Jr.

Company D, 47th Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Division

Hometown: Port Allegany

Killed in action on 30 July 1918, France
Age: 21

Buried: Plot B, Row 6, Grave 1
Oise-Aisne American Cemetery, Fere-en-Tardenois, France


Private Charles R. Burtch

Company D, 8th Battalion, 20th Engineers

Hometown: Port Allegany

Died of illness on 14 March 1918, in France
Age: 27


Buried: Fairview Cemetery, Port Allegany


William Byrd

Hometown: Kane

Discharged from the service October 17, 1918

Died: November 16, 1918

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Seaman 2/c Earl J. Campbell

USS Nebraska


Hometown: Kane

Died of Illness: September 22, 1918

Buried: Frost Cemetery, Pigeon, PA


Private James Francis John Carlson

Company C, U.S. Marine Corps, 2nd Infantry Division

Hometown: Bradford

Died of wounds on 5 October 1918 in France
Age: 19


Buried: Oak Hill Cemetery, Bradford


Sergeant John Franklin Carr

Company D, 19th Infantry Regiment, 18th Infantry Division

Hometown: Hazel Hurst

Died of illness on 16 December 1918 at Fort Bliss, El Paso, TX
Age: 23


Buried: Bethel Cemetery, Alexandria City, VA


Private Orlo S. Chaffee

Company I, 111th Infantry Regiment, 28th Infantry Division

Hometown: Port Allegany

Gassed and died of wounds on 22 August 1918, France
Age: 19

Buried: Minersville Cemetery, Pittsburgh, PA


Private Walter Earl Cheeseman

Company C, 23rd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division

Hometown: Bradford

Died of illness on 2 February 1919, Coblenz, Germany occupation
Age: 24


Buried: Oak Hill Cemetery, Bradford


First Sergeant William Robert Cleveland

51st Company, 5th Marines, U.S. Marine Corps

Hometown: Kane

Killed in action on 11 June 1918 fighting at Belleau Wood
Age: 25


Buried: Section H, Site 275, Philadelphia National Cemetery

His parents were sent a citation of bravery from the French government and the Croix de Guerre medal for extraordinary heroism in looking after his section during heavy German bombardment during an attack, keeping them together and cheering them on at all times.


Private Arthur Edward Cooney

Company G, 329th Infantry Regiment, 83rd Infantry Division

Hometown: Bradford

Died of wounds on 2 November 1918, France
Age: 31


Buried: St. Bernard Cemetery, Bradford


Private Charles Edward Courtwright

16th Battalion, Manitoba Infantry Regiment, Royal Canadian Army

Hometown: Bradford

Killed in action on 28 April 1917
Age: 28

Buried: VIII. C. 33, Orchard Dump Cemetery
Arleux-en-Gohelle, Pas de Calais, France


Corporal William Wallace Crawford, Jr.

Company N, 4th Battalion, 116th Engineers

Hometown: Kane

Died of illness on 14 January 1919 in France
Age: 23


Buried: Forest Lawn Cemetery, Kane


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Private Michael John Daly, Jr.

Company D, 2nd Battery, Field Artillery

Hometown: Kane

Died of illness on 11 October 1918 at Edgewood Arsenal, MD
Age: 31


Buried: St. Callistus Cemetery, Kane


Sergeant Horace Alvin Decker

Machine Gun Company, 112th Regiment, 28th Infantry Division

Hometown: Bradford (also Johnsonburg)

Died of wounds on 4 October 1918, France
Age: 21


Buried: Wardvale Methodist Cemetery, Johnsonburg, PA


Private George Peterson Dewey

Machine Gun Company, 112th Regiment, 28th Infantry Division

Hometown: Bradford

Died of wounds received during a German air raid near St. Gillis, France on 7 September 1918
Age: 19


Buried: Oak Hill Cemetery, Bradford


Private Alfonso Dipasquale

Company I, 23rd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division

Hometown: Betula

Killed in action on 8 October 1918

Buried: Plot A, Row 17, Grave 2
Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery, Romagne, France


Seaman 2/c John B. Donovan

USS TEXAS

Hometown: Kane

Died of Illness: 24 January 1918 at Norfolk, VA
Age: 19

Buried: St. Boniface Cemetery, Kersey, PA


Private Roy Albert Douglass

Company D, Machine Gun Battalion, 315th Infantry Regiment,
79th Infantry Division

Hometown: East Smethport

Died of illness on 27 November 1918 in France
Age: 22


Sergeant First Class Arthur Jacob Duggan

Chemical Warfare Service

Hometown: Bradford

Died of illness on 5 March 1919 in France
Age: 28

Buried: Plot B, Row 9, Grave 8
St. Mihiel American Cemetery, Thiaucourt, France


Private William Redrick Dunn

U.S. Marine Corps occupation of Haiti

Hometown: Eldred

Drowned in Haiti on 21 May 1917


Buried: St. Mary’s Cemetery, Sartwell


Private Lawrence H. Durnell

Company E, 112th Infantry Regiment, 28th Infantry Division

Hometown: Kane (also Marienville)

Killed in Action: 1918, France


Buried: North Forest & St. Ann's Cemetery, Jenks Twp


1st McKean County soldier killed in World War I

Private Francis Guy Dwyer

2nd Company, 505th Regiment, Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry, Eastern Ontario Regiment

Hometown: Port Allegany

Killed in action on 4 February 1915 in France
Age: 20

Buried: III. D. 4., Voormezeele Enclosure No. 3., Idaho, Belgium


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Corporal Floyd H. English

Company E, 108th Infantry Regiment, 27th Infantry Division

Hometown: near Kinzua

Killed in action on 29 September 1918 in Argonne Forest
Age: 33

Buried: Plot B, Row 21, Grave 13
Somme American Cemetery, Bony, France

Memorial Stone: Willow Dale Cemetery, Bradford, PA


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Corporal Edwin E. Ferguson

Company E, 112th Infantry Regiment, 28th Infantry Division

Hometown: Kane

Killed in Action: Sept 27, 1918 at Argonne Forest
Age: 19


Buried: Zion (Sigel Rd) Cemetery, Howe, PA

Theodore A. Ferguson

Company E, 112th Infantry Regiment, 28th Infantry Division

Hometown: Kane

Died: 1918
Age: 23


Buried: Zion (Sigel Rd) Cemetery, Howe, PA


Corporal Fay F. Fessenden

310th Infantry Regiment, 78th Infantry Division

Hometown: Port Allegany

Killed in action on 22 September 1918 in France

Buried: Plot C, Row 7, Grave 1
St. Mihiel American Cemetery, Thiaucourt, France


Hospital Apprentice 2/c William H. Fitzsimmons

Company B, Camp Perry, U.S. Navy

Hometown: Kane

Died of illness on 22 September 1918 at Great Lakes, IL
Age: 26


Buried: St. Callistus Cemetery, Kane


Sergeant Major Edmond P. Freeman

Machine Gun Company, 329th Regiment, 83 Infantry Division

Hometown: Bradford

Died of illness on 30 September 1918 at Camp Merritt, NJ
Age: 26


Buried: Oak Hill Cemetery, Bradford


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Private First Class Claire Burdette Gallup

80th Military Police Company

Hometown: Colegrove

Died of illness on 22 December 1918
Age: 24


Buried: Colegrove Cemetery, Norwich Township


Private William H. Gardner

5th Machine Gun Battalion, 2nd Infantry Division

Hometown: Bradford

Died of wounds on 28 June 1918 in France

Buried: Plot A, Row 3, Grave 50
Aisne-Marne American Cemetery, Belleau, France


Private John Ralph Gifford

11th Infantry Regiment, 5th Infantry Division

Hometown: Crosby

Killed in action on 10 November 1918 in France
Age: 30

Buried: Plot B, Row 30, Grave 13
Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery, Romagne, France


Marker also at Colegrove Cemetery, Norwich Township


Private Ralph K. Gould

Battery D, 323rd Field Artillery

Hometown: Kane

Died of illness on 2 January 1919


Buried: Union Baptist Cemetery, Armstrong Co, PA


Private Greg E. Green

Company A, 302nd Machine Gun Battalion, 91st Infantry Division

Hometown: Port Allegany

Killed in action on 31 October 1918 in France
Age: 31


Buried: Fairview Cemetery, Port Allegany


Private Lloyd L. Guyer

Company 30, 153rd Depot Brigade, Camp Dix, NJ

Hometown: Kane

Died of illness on 4 October 1918
Age: 28


Buried: Forest Lawn Cemetery, Kane


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Harmon Dunn Hall

5th Company, 1st Regiment, French Foreign Legion

Hometown: Bradford

Killed in action on 15 June 1915, France
Age: 24

Enlisted in the Foreign Legion at Laon, France in October 1914


Corporal Harold Oscar Hallberg

Company E, 112th Infantry Regiment, 28th Infantry Division

Hometown: Kane

Killed in action on 25 July 1918
Age: 21

Buried: Plot A, Row 16, Grave 38
Oise-Aisne American Cemetery, Fere-en-Tardenois, France


Private Lee Alfred Hanks

Company E, 112th Infantry Regiment, 28th Infantry Division

Hometown: Kane

Killed in action on 7 October 1918 in the Argonne
Age: 20

Buried: Forest Avenue Cemetery, Angola, NY


Glenn Homer Henderson

Company C, 213th Regiment, Engineer Recruitment Battalion

Hometown: Port Allegany

Died of illness on 25 October 1918 at Camp Forest, GA
Age: 21


Buried: Fairview Cemetery, Port Allegany


Private Henry Lawrence Herzog

Company D, 111th Engineers, 36th Infantry Division

Hometown: Farmers Valley

Died of illness on 14 December 1917
Age: 27


Buried: Smith Cemetery, Farmers Valley


Private John William Hill

Company C, 112th Infantry Regiment, 28th Infantry Division

Hometown: Bradford

Died of wounds on 9 September 1918

Burial unknown


Private Charles W. Hoadley

Company I, 108th Infantry Regiment, 30th Infantry Division

Hometown: Bradford

Killed in action on 25 August 1918
Age: 25


Buried: Oak Hill Cemetery, Bradford


Captain Oscar William Hogstedt

Company D, 132nd Infantry, Sour Lake, TX

Hometown: Colegrove

Accidentally shot while on duty and died on 7 November 1917
Age: 35


Buried: Colegrove Cemetery, Norwich Township


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