30 August 1918 : CPL Charles F Brust

30 August 1918 : CPL Charles F Brust

30 Aug 1918

Little is known about the early life of Charles Brust. Charles was a resident of 3280 Hull Ave, Brooklyn, New York.…

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15 September 1918 : CPL Henry I Ingersoll

15 September 1918 : CPL Henry I Ingersoll

05 Sep 1918

Corporal Henry I Ingersoll was born on 15 August 1893 and was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Oliver W. Ingersoll of 876 Park Pl…

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9 September 1918 : Sgt John Kennedy Lasher Jr

9 September 1918 : Sgt John Kennedy Lasher Jr

09 Sep 1918

John was the son of civil engineer and a graduate (1916) of the Law School at Columbia College, New York. At the ti…

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10 September 1918 : L/Cpl John James Clegg

10 September 1918 : L/Cpl John James Clegg

10 Sep 1918

Son of John (a cotton weaver) and Sarah.  At the 1901, age 13, along with is older sister and father, John was workin…

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12 September 1918 : Pte Albert Henry Smither

12 September 1918 : Pte Albert Henry Smither

12 Sep 1918

Albert lived in Tottenham and Walthamstow, attending Blackhorse Road Boys’ School from 1904-1909. When he enlisted in A…

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Corporal Henry I Ingersoll, Company K: 15 September 1918

Corporal Henry I Ingersoll, Company K: 15 September 1918

15 Sep 1918

His parents were Mr. and Mrs. Oliver W. Ingersoll of 876 Park Place, New York City.  Henry Ingersoll graduated from E…

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23 September 1918 : Chief Mot Mech William Howson

23 September 1918 : Chief Mot Mech William Howson

23 Sep 1918

His father was a railway engine driver. He had six siblings at the 1891 census and ten years later were joined by a nep…

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27 September 1918 Louise de Bettignies (alias 'Alice Dubois') died on this day

27 September 1918 Louise de Bettignies (alias 'Alice Dubois') die…

27 Sep 1918

Also known as 'The Jean d'Arc of the North', Louise de Bettingnies was born on 15 July 1880 at St.Amand-les-Eaux. Althou…

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20 October 1918 : Cpl Gilbert P Hamilton

20 October 1918 : Cpl Gilbert P Hamilton

20 Oct 1918

Gilbert was a machinist by trade. He enlisted into the Indiana National Guard (Co B, 4th Infantry) on 4 May 1917 and w…

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23 October 1918 : Pvt Edward M Beneker US Army

23 October 1918 : Pvt Edward M Beneker US Army

23 Oct 1918

A farmer, Edward was drafted into service at Brookville on 29 March 1918 and received his training at Camp Gordon, Geo…

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24 October 1918 : Pte John S Lamberton

24 October 1918 : Pte John S Lamberton

24 Oct 1918

Parents John and Jessie Lamberton. John was a cabinet maker in the employ of Messrs W Mackenzie & Co prior to th…

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27 October 1918 : Pte Reginald Smith

27 October 1918 : Pte Reginald Smith

27 Oct 1918

Parents: Alfred (leather currier/bricklayer's assistant) and Bertha Smith In 1901, age 2, Reginald lived at home (3 M…

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