Monthly Archives: September 2018

Shoshone County’s Fallen WWI Warriors – Austin F. Reedy

Private Austin Ferdinand Reedy was killed in action in France.  A ship’s manifest shows that he sailed for the European theater as part of Company H, 163rd Infantry Regiment on the U.S.S. Leviathan (pictured above), on December 15, 1917 from … Continue reading

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Shoshone County’s Fallen WWI Warriors – Henry Carruthers

Private Henry Carruthers was killed in action in France on September 30th, 1918.  He was serving with the 363rd Infantry Regiment of the 91st Division.  Commencing in late September of 1918, this unit was engaged in Meuse-Argonne Offensive, which, according … Continue reading

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Shoshone County’s Fallen WWI Warriors – Arthur G. Leeson

Arthur G. Leeson posed special difficulties for this project.  All the usual sources — draft card registration records, Army transport records, WWI military death lists, and the like — turned up nothing.  I did find the draft card for an … Continue reading

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Shoshone County’s Fallen WWI Warriors – Jakob Nybak

In the right column of names near the top on the War Mothers Plaque at the Wallace Carnegie Library is inscribed the name “Jacob Nybeck.”  Contemporary documents however show this young man’s name to be “Jakob Nybak.”  Private Jakob A. … Continue reading

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Shoshone County’s Fallen WWI Warriors – Hugh Harwood

Private Hugh Henry Harwood’s young life ended on October 12th, 1918.  Soldiers of the Great War (by W.M. Haulsee et al., 1920, see vol. 2, page 227) lists a Private Harwood in the column headed “Died of Disease.”  He is buried … Continue reading

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