Monthly Archives: August 2018

Shoshone County’s Fallen WWI Warriors – Thomas Strick, Jr.

Thomas Strick, Jr. PVT Thomas Strick, Jr. died on October 5th, 1918.  He is buried at the Greenwood Memorial Terrace in Spokane.  An Army roster indicates he served in Company C, 27th Engineers.  Soldiers of the Great War (by W.M. Haulsee … Continue reading

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Shoshone County’s Fallen WWI Warriors – Gus Zoellner

Gus Zoellner Gus Zoellner, is buried at the Fox Valley Cemetery in Lyons, Linn County, Oregon.  The following report appeared in the Wallace Press-Times on October 22nd, 1918 (note:  I have corrected misspellings in this article): Corporal Gus Zoellner of … Continue reading

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Shoshone County’s Fallen WWI Warriors – James Gearon

James Gearon James Daniel Gearon was born December 16th, 1894 at Wallace, Idaho.  Baby James Gearon was christened on December 20th, 1894 — this record showing his father as James Gearon and mother, Teresa Carton. On June 5th, 1917, the … Continue reading

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Shoshone County’s Fallen WWI Warriors – Ture A. Paulson

Ture A. Paulson Ture Alphonso Paulson is the fourth of the five heroes on the War Mothers Tablet buried at Nine Mile Cemetery.  His gravestone indicates that he was a Private in the 306th Infantry Regiment of the 45th Division.  … Continue reading

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Shoshone County’s Fallen WWI Warriors – Thomas F. Whelan

Thomas F. Whelan (Corrected and revised on 8/28/2018, with thanks to Francie Lane, who grew up in Wallace, and Sheryl Snyder, in Kootenai County, for their inputs.  My original post had confused Thomas F. Whelan of Wallace, Shoshone County, with … Continue reading

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Shoshone County’s Fallen WWI Warriors – James E. Sage

  James E. Sage James E. Sage was born in Murray, Idaho on December 31st, 1890.  (Curiously, his draft registration card shows his middle name as “Edward” whereas his gravestone says it was “Eugene.”)  When, at age 26, he registered … Continue reading

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Remembering Wallace’s and Shoshone County’s Fallen Warriors in World War I

This year’s Veterans Day — Sunday, November 11th, 2018 (celebrated the following day) — will mark the 100th anniversary of the close of World War I.  The bronze tablet on the green around Wallace’s public library pays tribute to Shoshone … Continue reading

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