Wisconsin Gold Star List – Columbia County

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Ashley, Irving, 20, Portage; pvt 16inf; WNG; Soissons; kia Jy 18, ’18.

Breneman, Maurice Wilson, 22, Pardeeville; SATC, Kansas City; dd (pneu) Oct 4,’18.

Buglas, Kenneth G., 23, Portage; pvt 1cl 128inf, 16inf ; dw Jy 19, ’18.

Byam, Cheney A., 28, m, Portage; pvt COTS, Camp Taylor; dd (pneu) Oct 10, ’18.

Christopherson, Otto, 25, Kilbourn; pvt 343inf; overseas; dd (pneu) Oct 1, ’18.

Cleary, Thomas W., 25, Portage; WNG; pvt 1cl 128inf, 16inf; kia May 11,’18.

Clemmons, Louis, 30, Portage; pvt 7inf ; kia Oct 15, ’18.

Cole, Edgar E., Fall River; pvt 334inf; dd (pneu) Nov 6,’18.

Cook, William G., 24, Poynette; pvt 27rctco, Jefferson Barracks, Mo. ; dd (pneu) Oct 20, ’18.

Crombie, William Carlton, 21, Fall River; pvt SATC, Kansas City; dd (influ) Oct 4, ’18.

Dahl, Levi E., 35, Lodi; pvt 75CAC; overseas; dd (sc fev) Oct 19, ’18.

De la Ronde, Nelson R., 23, Portage; WNG; pvt 1cl 16inf; kia Jy 23, ’18.

Devine, Leo A., 30, Portage; pvt 148inf; overseas; dd (pneu) Oct 25, ’18.

Donahue, Earl P., 22, Doyleston; SATC UW; dd (influ and pneu) Oct 30, ’18.

Gehr, Lee W., 25, Portage; pvt 16inf; Montdidier-Noyon, AisneMarne, defsec; kia Jy 20, ’18.

Grabman, Carl Edward, 23, Portage; pvt 310inf; dw Nov 3, ’18.

Hageman, Roy Henry, 22, Lodi; pvt unasgnd; U. S.; dd (pneu) Oct 18, ’18.

Hancock, Eugene H., 26, Fall River; pvt 331fa; dd (pnen) Apr 4, ’18.

Hatzinger, John Edward, 22, Fall River; pvt MD rplunit36; overseas; dd (pneu) Oct 7, ’18.

Heller, Frank Emil, 19, Portage; pvt SATC UW; U. S.; dd (pneu) Oct 13, ’18.

Hudson, Henry J., 23, Portage; corp 16inf; St. Mihiel, Argonne Forest, Soissons; dd (pneu) Oct 17,’18.

Iven, Ole, 26, Poynette; pvt 161depbrig; U. S.; dd (pneu) Oct 5,’18.

Jerred, Harry D., 22, Pardeeville; WNG; corp 127inf; Alsace, Chateau Thierry; dw Sept 6,’18.

Jones, David G., 22, Pardeeville; corp 47inf ; kia Aug 7, ’18.

Kohler, Orris C., 26, Portage; 2Lt 337inf, Camp Custer; dd (pneu) Jan 13, ’18.

Kohn, Allen J., 24, Lodi; pvt 161depbrig, Camp Lee, Va.; dd (pneu) Oct 14, ’18.

Koppelmeyer, Walter, Portage; corp 128inf ; kia Sept 7, ’18.

Krech, William, Portage; WNG; pvt 16inf; kia Jy 18,’18.

Larkin, Harold. 27, Kilbourn; WNG; corp 128inf; Soissons; cited for bravery; kia Aug 30, ’18.

Lester, Dudley J., 20, Portage; pvt 16inf; Montdidier-Noyon, defsec; dw June 26,’18.

Lynch, Francis T., 22, Pardeeville ; pvt 331fa ; U. S.; dd (empyema) Apr 4, ’18.

McDermott, Francis E., 23, Portage; pvt MD ERC ; U. S.; dd (pneu) Dec 8,’18.

Maynard, Merton, 20, Lodi; WNG; pvt 1cl 128inf; 2Marne; kia Aug 1, ’18.

Morris, Keith L., 25, Kilbourn; corp 311suptn; overseas; dd (pneu) Oct 11, ’18.

Mosher, Arthur D., 25, Pardeeville; pvt 353inf; Bois de Bantheville, Argonne-Meuse; dd (mening) Feb 8,’19.

Mulcahy, Richard, 31, Portage; WNG; 1Lt 128inf; Oise-Aisne, Meuse-Argonne ; kia Nov 10, ’18.

O’Connell, Ray T., 23, Kilbourn; WNG; pvt 16inf; Soissons; dw Jy 21,’18.

Ostrander, Albert H., 21, Columbus; pvt 28inf; Soissons, Cantigny; dw Jy 18, ’18.

Rasmussen, John, Portage; sgt 128inf ; dw Dec 9, ’18.

Richards, Charles O., 21, Lodi; pvt 161depbrig; U. S.; dd (pneu) Oct 3, ’18.

Rose, Harold H., 23, Poynette; sgt 333fa MD, Camp Grant; dd (pneu) Oct 3, ’18.

Ryan, Walter F., 22, Portage; pvt 16inf; Cantigny; dw May 9,’18.

Schlugen, Ernest, 22, Lodi; pvt 128inf; 2Marne; dw Aug 1,’18.

Schwanz, Carl H., 29, Portage; pvt 1cl 16inf; kia Jy 18,’18.

Senft, Julius Thepdore, 22, Rio; pvt 310inf ; Champignelles; kia Nov 1, ’18.

Shepherd, Clyde, 24, Poynette ; pvt 309inf, 148inf ; Heurne; kia Oct 31, ’18.

Siegert, Otto Gustav, 21, Columbus; pvt 161depbrig; U. S.; dd (pneu) Oct 5,’18.

Smith, Ben H., 24, Lodi; pvt 331fa; U. S.; dd (pericard) Feb 21, ’18.

Smith, Harry P., 21, m, Portage; pvt 311suptn; U. S.; dd (pneu) Oct 25, ’18.

Smith, Lester Horatio, 21, Columbus; pvt SATC, Kansas City; dd (pneu) Oct 7, ’18.

Steiner, Robert L., 25, Wyocena; mgtngcntr, Camp Hancock, Ga.; dd (pneu) Dec 20, ’18.

Voigt, William W., 25, Portage; pvt 16inf ; kia Jy 19, ’18.

White, Marcellus, 21, Portage; WNG; pvt 1cl 16inf; kia Jy 18,’18.

Winn, Alonzo K., 21, Portage; corp 331fa; U. S.; dd (neph) Feb 21, ’18.

Wood, Harold H., 29, Morrisonville; pvt mtrkdiv, Camp Hancock, Ga.; dd (pneu) Aug 9,’18.


Johnson, Derastus Clifton, 21, Poynette; 1dsm for elec radio; d Naval Hospital, Great Lakes, Ill., Sept 29, ’18.


Winn, Carl Francis, 28, Portage; gy sgt 67co 5regt; Toulon, Aisne defnsve, Chateau Thierry; kia June 6, ’18. (Four years prior service in MC.)

War Nurses

Groves, Elma, 30, Lodi; Base Hospital No. 4 and General Hospital No. 9; dd Oct 19, ’18.

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. 30 January 2015. http://www.accessgenealogy.com/wisconsin/wisconsin-gold-star-list-columbia-county.htm - Last updated on May 3rd, 2013

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