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Lake Co. Indiana WWI Article

Hammond Times Wednesday May 15, 1918

Lake County's dead in the way with Germany and Austria-Hungary:

ROBERT MARKLEY Hammond; drowned off coast of New Jersey, May 28.

DENNIS HANNON Indiana Harbor; ptomaine poison, at Fort Oglethrope, Chattanooga, Tenn., June 11.

JAMES MacKENZIE Gary; killed in action in France while fighting with the 10th Scottish Rifles; May 3, 1917

KARL WELSBY Whiting; U.S.I. Died at Fort Sam Houston of Spinal Meningitis. July 28, 1917

FRANK MANLEY Indiana Harbor; Killed in France at Battle of Lille. Aug 15

ARTHUR BASELER Hammond; died at Lion Springs Tex. of spinal meningitis, August 26

JOHN SAMBROOKS East Chicago; Killed in France Sept. 16

ARTHUR ROBERTSON Gary; Killed in France, Oct. 31

LIEUT. JAMES VAN ATTA Gary; Killed at Vimy Ridge.

JAMES MAC KINZIE Gary; Killed at Vimy Ridge.

DOLPH BIEDZYKI East Chicago; killed in France, Nov 27.

E. BURTON HUNDLEY Gary; killed in aviation accident at Taliaferro fields, Everman, Tex., Dec 1, 1917.

HARRY CUTHBERT LONG Indiana Harbor; Killed in accident at Ft. Bliss Texas, Dec 10.

DERWOOD DICKINSON Lowell; died somewhere in France, of pneumonia, Dec. 12

EDWARD C. KOSTBADE Hobart; killed by explosion in France. Dec. 22

THOMAS V. RATCLIFFE Gary; Killed somewhere in France, Feb. 24

FRED SCHMIDT Crown Point; died of pneumonia in Brooklyn, March 7, after being on a torpedoed steamer.

CORPORAL EDWARD M. SULLIVAN Gary; killed somewhere in France March 8.

MICHAEL STEPICH Whiting; Camp Taylor, pneumonia March 14

ROBERT ASPIN Gary; Co. F 151st Infantry; Camp Shelby; Typhoid, March 17.

CLIFFORD E. PETTY enlisted at Hammond, Jan 8, in US Cavalry. Died at Delrio, Tex. April 3.

PAUL FULTON Tolleston, died in hospital, Marfa, Texas, April 6, 1918. Sergeant, machine gun battalion, 8th cavalry.

VICTOR SHOTLIFF Gary; killed at aviation camp, San Antonio, April 18, 1918.

JOSEPT BECKHART Gary, died at an eastern cantonment; week ending April 20, 1918.

LIEUT IRA B. KING Gary, reported killed in France, April 21, 1918.

NEWELL PEACHER Gary, Graves Registration Unit 304, died in New Jersey, 1918.

E. BURCH HIGHES, Gary, ordnance department, died in Philadelphia, 1918.


ROBERT M. BEATTY Hammond. Trench mortar. France. Feb 26.

R. A. SPARKS Highland. Trench mortar. France, Feb. 27.

HENRY BAKEMAN Hammond; 6th Engineers, France, April 7.

JOSEPH ADAMIC Indiana Harbor. Artillery. France, May 2.


-------------- Everything above is as it was printed in the paper over 82 years ago, including typographical errors and variations of spelling.

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