Wisconsin Gold Star List – Ashland County

Anderson, Edward, 27, Marengo; WNG; corp 127inf; Alsace, Marne, Juvigny, Verdun; dd (pneu) Dec 16,’18.

Anderson, Ray R., 36, Morse; pvt 1cl 309inf ; kia Oct 19, ’18.

Boyle, William B., 23, Ashland; pvt 333mgbn; dd (pneu) Sept 28, ’18.

Bright, John, 30, Butternut; b Germany; pvt 18inf; kia (sinking of Antilles) Oct 17,’17.

Cossette, Edward L., 24, Ashland; WNG; corp 127inf; dw Jy 3,’18.

Deleski, Stanley, 25, Ashland; b Poland; pvt 1cl 311inf; kia Oct 20, ’18.

Duane, Mark Ira, 22, Mellen; pvt 1cl 121fa; Chery-Chartreuve; kia Aug 5, ’18.

Eder, George, 22, Glidden; pvt infrpldrft, Camp Hancock; dd (pneu) Oct 10, ’18.

Ellison, Axel, 27, Ashland; pvt 166depbrig; dw (self-inflicted) June 16, ’18.

Ericksen, John E., 28, Ashland; pvt 109inf; Haumont; dw Nov 12, ’18.

Fitzpatrick, George Ebert, 20, Butternut; SATC UW Army Tng Cmp; dd (pneu) Oct 14,’18.

Friske, Robert E., 19, Ashland; pvt 1cl 127inf; Argonne, defsec; kia Oct 5,’18.

Gaudur, Edward 0., 23, Ashland; pvt 102inf ; Chateau Thierry, St. Mihiel, Verdun front; kia Oct 25,’18.

Guinand, Charles A., 23, Ashland; MOTC, Ft. Oglethorpe; Jefferson Barracks, Mo. ; dd (myocard) Mch 9, ’18.

Hangard, Harry, 26, Ashland; 6bn rpltngcmp, Camp MacArthur; dd (pneu) Oct 9,’18.

Hangard, Martin, 23, Ashland; MD; U. S.; dd (pneu) Oct 24,’18.

Hannes, Frank, 24, Glidden; pvt 161depbrig; overseas; dd (dermatitis and arsenical poisoning) Dec 8,’19.

Haskins, Mike G., 25, m, Odanah; pvt 26mgbn; dd (pneu) Oct 15, ’18.

Hestekind, Timon, 26, Ashland; corp 127inf; Fismes; kia Aug 4,’18.

Holton, Guy H., 30, Ashland; WNG; core 127inf; Alsace,
Marne, Juvigny; dw Sept 21,’18.

Janke, John G., 29, Odanah; pvt hqco 331fa; overseas; dd (pneu) Oct 13, ’18.

Johnson, Ansel, 21, Glidden; pvt rpldrft, Camp Shelby; dd (influ) Nov 1, ’18.

Johnson, Oscar, 28, Odanah; pvt 354inf; overseas; dw Nov 1,’18.

Kajune, James Francis, 30, Odanah; 161depbrig; U. S.; dd (tuberc) Sept 19, ’19.

Kelly, Roy W., 33, m, Ashland; 2Lt 127inf; Juvigny; kia Aug 31, ’18. Posthumously awarded Croix de Guerre with silver star; citation says: “He displayed courage and bravery, and was killed at the moment he had placed his platoon in position and opened fire on enemy with machine gun he had just captured.”

Kromer, Bernard G., 30, Ashland; WNG; pvt 127inf; Cierges; dw Aug 12, ’18.

La Point, Joseph, 19, Odanah; WNG; pvt Icl 127inf; Chateau Thierry, Fismes, Laon, Juvigny, Soissons ; kia Aug 31, ’18.

Lawrence, Leon M., 23, Ashland; pvt 18inf ; kia Oct 6, ’18.

Lawver, Ted, 27, Butternut; pvt 343inf; overseas; dd (pneu) Sept 29, ’18.

Lefebvre, Erwin Lawrence, 22, Ashland; SATC tngdet, Kansas City; dd (pneu) Oct 1, ’18.

Lorbecki, Joseph, 23, Ashland; pvt 28inf; Meuse-Argonne offnsve; kia Oct 1,’18.

Marek, Edward John, 22, Ashland; 161depbrig; U. S.; dd (pneu) Oct 1, ’18.

Otto, Ernest, 28, Butternut; pvt 343inf; overseas; dd (pneu) Oct 1, ’18.

Petersen, John R., 22, Sanborn; pvt MD BH, Camp MacArthur; dd (pneu) Feb 8,’18.

Peterson, Theodore W., 23, Ashland; corp 58inf; kia Aug 6,’18.

Rank, Peter P., 22, Butternut; pvt gr1 mtrkdiv; U.S.; dd (append) Aug 15, ’18.

Rodgerson, James Scott, 25, Mellen; pvt 121fa; Rougemont sec, 2Marne, Soissons, Argonne; dd (pneu) Feb 14, ’19.

Sandquist, Albert A., 25, Marengo; pvt 1cl 301pktn QMC; dd (pneu) Oct 31, ’18.

Seaton, Oliver W., 23, Ashland; pvt 127inf; overseas; dd (pneu) Mch 11, ’18.

Shanks, Elmer F., 19, Ashland; WNG; pvt 121fa; kia Aug 1, ’18.

Sky, John A., 25, Odanah; pvt 1cl 127inf; kia Aug 1,’18.

Stever, Helmet, 20, Mellen; pvt 121fa; Chery-Chartreuve; kia Aug 5, ’18.

Thorsen, Edwin B., 21, Ashland; 2Lt 127inf; Aisne-Marne; kia Aug 2,’18.

Thurlow, Gordon G., 21, Ashland; core 127inf ; Alsace sec, Marne drive, near Cierges ; dw Aug 4, ’18.

Vanark, Andre Joseph, 23, Ashland; pvt SATC; U. S.; dd (pneu) Oct 20, ’18.

Vandre, Herman E., 27, Ashland; pvt CAC; U. S.; dd (pneu) Mch 25, ’19.

Wdman, Michael, 28, Ashland; ck 26inf ; dw May 24, ’18.

Woellner, Edmund Max, 22, m, Glidden; pvt 52depbrig; U. S.; dd (pneu) May 24, ’18.

Wolfe, Frank, 19, Ashland; pvt 18inf ; w Feb 17; kia Jy 20, ’18.

Lynch, Fred William, Jr., Ashland; Lt jg; dd (oedema of lungs) Manila, P. I., May 12,’21.

MLA Source Citation:

Gregory, John Goadby. Wisconsin's gold star list; soldiers, sailors, marines, and nurses from the Badger state who died in the federal service during the world war. State Historical Society of Wisconsin. 1925. AccessGenealogy.com. Web. 29 January 2015. http://www.accessgenealogy.com/wisconsin/wisconsin-gold-star-list-ashland-county.htm - Last updated on Mar 1st, 2013

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