Wisconsin Gold Star List – La Crosse County


Abicht, George, 31, Mormon Coulee; pvt 16inf; St. Mihiel, Argonne; kia Oct 4, ’18.

Anderson, Edwin, 22, Bangor; mec 16inf; 2Marne, St. Mihiel; kia Oct 4, ’18.

Bedessem, Raymond L., 21, La Crosse ; pvt hqco SATC UW ; U. S.; dd (influ) Nov 2, ’18.

Beranek, Joseph B., 23, La Crosse; WNG; pvt MD 28inf; kia Nov 6, ’18.

Berg, Alek John, 27, West Salem; pvt 128inf; overseas; dd (pneu) Mch 14, ’18.

Bills, Joseph W., 22, m, La Crosse; 3co rctdep unasgnd; U. S.; dd (pneu) Nov 4, ’18.

Bock, Forrest W., 25, La Crosse; pvt 54inf; dw Sept 24, ’18.

Cassel, Reuben Herbert, 22, La Crosse; pvt Auto Schl, Kansas City; U. S.; dd (pneu) Oct 28, ’18.

Cerio, Domenico, 27, La Crosse; b Italy; pvt 28inf; Luneville, Beaumont, Cantigny, 2Marne; kia Jy 18, ’18.

Dragseth, Albert H., 22, Holmen; pvt casdep, Camp Nichols; dd (pneu) Nov 17,’18.

Eeg, Alfred, 23, La Crosse; pvt 355inf; dw Aug 13, ’18.

Engh, Marvin, 23, La Crosse; pvt Camp Hancock Sept autrpldrft; dd (pneu) Oct 11, ’18.

Feyen, Michael J., 21, St. Joseph; pvt 161depbrig; U. S.; dd (pneu) Oct 8, ’18.

Fuchs, John, 22, La Crosse; pvt 1cl 121mgbn; Aisne-Marne; kia Aug 4, ’18.

Fuhlbruegge, Kurth F., 29, La Crosse; pvt MD Camp Wadsworth rpldrftunit24; overseas; dd (pneu) Sept 29, ’18.

Granum, Oscar L., 29, Holmen; pvt 53inf; Vosges, Meuse-Argonne; dd (mening) Feb 15, ’19.

Grassel, John, 30, La Crosse; pvt hqco 8fa; dd (pneu) Feb 19, ’19.

Gunderson, Solon P., 23, Mindoro ; pvt 28inf; 2Marne, St. Mihiel, Argonne ; kia Oct 8, ’18.

Hagen, Fred J., 24, La Crosse; pvt 309inf ; dw Oct 30 ’18.

Hanson, Walter, 24, West La Crosse; pvt tngbn 158depbrig; overseas; dd (pneu) Oct 6, ’18.

Harebo, Arthur, 22, Mindoro ; b Norway ; pvt 312inf ; dw Oct 24, ’18.

Harper, Archie N., 21, Bangor; pvt 1cl 121mgbn; Alsace, 2Marne, Soissons, Noyon; dd (pneu) Dec 29,’18.

Heman, Ferdinand, 21, La Crosse; pvt casdet, Camp Nichols; dd (pneu) Nov 11, ’18.

Johns, Herman Edward, 22, La Crosse; pvt hqco 128inf; Alsace, Chateau Thierry, near Soissons, Verdun; dw Oct 11, ’18.

Johnson, Henry Grant, 24, La Crosse; 2Lt 121mgbn; kia Gesnes, Oct 4, ’18.

Kendhammer, Frank, 24, Coon Valley ; pvt 28inf; kia Oct 5, ’18.

Kinservik, Thorwald, 28, La Crosse; pvt SATC, Auto Schl, Kansas City; U. S.; dd (pneu) Oct 20, ’18.

Klandrud, August B., 25, Onalaska; pvt 342inf; overseas; dd (pneu) Oct 10, ’18.

Kleppen, Andrew A., 37, m, La Crosse; WNG; sgt 161depbrig; overseas; dd (pneu) June 3, ’19.

Knipple, Charles W., 27, Bangor; pvt 1cl CAC; overseas; k (auto accident) Apr 7, ’19.

Koblitz, Emil, 26, La Crosse; WNG; pvt 1cl 128inf; Dravegny, Juvigny ; kia Aug 31, 18.

Kolb, Frederick J., 27, La Crosse; pvt 353inf ; kia Oct 29,’18.

Kreamer, John E., 29, La Crosse; pvt dvlpmtbn, Camp Shelby, Miss.; U. S.; dd (tuberc) Aug 8, ’18.

Kvam, Tom T., 25, La Crosse; pvt 343inf; overseas; dd (pneu) Oct 14, ’18.

Leisgang, George, 23, La Crosse; pvt 16inf; kia Jy 19, ’18.

Lund, Walter G., 21, La Crosse ; rct unasgnd NA, Camp Nichols ; dd (pneu) Nov 9,’18.

Manke, Edward L., 23, Bangor; pvt 3121f; dw Oct 23, ’18.

Niebalski, Frank, 24, La Crosse; pvt 1cl 3inf; WNG; U. S.; k (by express train) June 21, ’17.

Oles, Frank H., Jr., 27, La Crosse; WNG; pvt 128inf; U. S.; dd (meas) Feb 6,’18.

Outcault, Douglas L., 23, La Crosse; pvt casdet 13engnrs ; U. S.; dd (psychosis) Mch 29, ’18.

Peck, Frank Lester, 31,.m, Bangor; pvt 161depbrig; U. S.; dd (pneu) Oct 8,’18.

Preiss, Clarence G., 19, La Crosse; pvt 121mgbn; Alsace, Marne,

Roncheres, Fismes, Juvigny, Terny-Sorny, Soissons, Noyon, Verdun; kia Oct 4, ’18.

Rennebohm, Robert B., 24, La Crosse ; sgt 324inf ; overseas ; dd (mening) Dec 6, ’18.

Rooney, Thomas Henry, Jr., 19, La Crosse ; pvt 128inf; Juvigny, Montfaucon ; kia Oct 9, ’18.

Ruland, Robert B., 25, Rockland ; pvt mtrkdet mgtngc ; U. S.; dd (pneu) Oct 20, ’18.

Schaefer, Frank Henry, 22, La Crosse; pvt Auto Schl tngdet, Kansas City; U. S.; dd (pneu) Oct 4, ’18.

Schild, William John, 22, La Crosse; pvt SATC, Kansas City; U. S.; dd (pneu) Sept 30,’18.

Schlicht, Carl Edward, 25, La Crosse; pvt 354inf; dw Oct 21, ’18.

Schmitz, Bernard, 22, La Crosse; pvt 16inf; Apr 24, Jy 6, 10-20; kia Jy 20, ’18.

Schroeder, Elmer P., 26, La Crosse ; corp 53inf; dw Nov 8, ’18.

Sewoski, Benjamin T., 22, La Crosse; 1Lt 6inf; Meuse-Argonne; dw Oct 6, ’18.

Simonson, Oscar C., 24, La Crosse; pvt 15bn rctcmp, Syracuse, N. Y.; U. S.; dd (pneu) Oct 4, ’18.

Sinniger, George Casper, 19, La Crosse; pvt 1cl hqco 128inf; Alsace, Chateau Thierry, Soissons, Argonne; dw Nov 10, ’18.

Snuggerud, Morris, 28, Holmen; corp 17fa; U. S.; dd (tuberc) Oct 12, ’18.

Struck, Otto W., 30, Onalaska; pvt 333mgbn; overseas; dd (pneu) Sept 29, ’18.

Thomas, Erwin, 23, Bangor; corp 128inf; 2Marne, Juvigny, Montfaucon; dw Nov 19, ’18.

Thompson, William B., 21, La Crosse; CAC, Los Angeles; U. S.; dd (pneu) Feb 17, ’18.

Vingers, Roy, La Crosse; WNG; sgt 128inf; Chateau Thierry; kia Aug 5, ’18.

Wallum, Rudolph H., 23, Holmen ; pvt Indianapolis Chamber of Commerce ; dw Oct 27, ’18.


Ferris, Thomas Bernard, 23, La Crosse; hosp app lcl; d Naval Hospital, Great Lakes, Ill., Sept 26, ’18.

Hahn, Arthur Anthony, La Crosse; seaman 2c1; d USS Prairie, Apr 29, ’18.

Hanson, William McKinley, 21, Mindoro; fireman 3cl; dd (pneu) Naval Hospital, Hampton Roads, Va., Oct 15, ’18.

Parce, James Daniel, La Crosse; foreman 3cl; d La Crosse while awaiting orders, Feb 26, ’18.

Peterson, Paul Mathew, 23, La Crosse; app seaman; d Naval Hospital, Great Lakes, Ill., Sept 25, ’18.

Teiml, John Charles, 25, Onalaska; mach mate; d USS Reina Mercedes, Annapolis, Md., July 14, ’19.

Wilcox, James Nelson, 18, West Salem; app seaman; d Naval Hospital, Great Lakes, Ill., Oct 2, ’18.


Weigert, William, 30, La Crosse; served at Boston; d (gunshot wounds) June 19, ’17. Character excellent.

Zein, Frank Henry, 22, La Crosse; 18co 5regt; Meuse-Argonne (Champagne); kia Oct 4, ’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. 25 January 2015. http://www.accessgenealogy.com/wisconsin/wisconsin-gold-star-list-la-crosse-county.htm - Last updated on May 3rd, 2013

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