Wisconsin Gold Star List – Racine County

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Anderson, Nels Jorgen, 27, Corgis; pvt 15rctco; U. S.; dd (pneu) Oct 18, ’18.

Bennett, Edward C., 27, Norway; pvt 38inf; Vesle, St. Mihiel; kia Oct 10, ’18. _

Bixby, Menzo J., 21, Union Grove; pvt !cl 121fa; U. S.; dd (pneu) Mch 7,’18.

Boness, George, 25, Union Grove; pvt 39inf; Aisne-Marne, defsec; kia Aug 7, ’18.

Boschert, Jacob J., 23, Burlington; pvt inf Camp MacArthur Sept rpldrft; overseas; dd (pneu) Oct 8, ’18.

Christenson; Herbert, 21, Racine; pvt 30inf; Marne, Le Charmel, Argonne; kia Oct 15, ’18.

Christopherson, William, 27, Racine; pvt 1cl 172aersq SigC; overseas; k (airplane accident) Sept 9, ’18.

Clancy, Jack Francis Patrick, 19, Racine; pvt 127ambco 107sntn; overseas; dd (pneu) Sept 21,’18.

Collins, Edmund R., 28, Racine; 1Lt 339inf; Archangel, Russia; dw Mch 24, ’19.

Colotta, Frank, 22, Racine ; pvt sndet 121mgbn; dw Oct 4, ’18.

Dibble, Stanley Richard, 21, Racine; pvt casdet, Camp Nichols; dd (pneu) Nov 8, ’18.

Elbing, James, 31, Racine; pvt 1cl 34fa; overseas; dd (pneu) Jan 20, ’19.

Essman, Alfred Bernard, 29, Waterford; pvt 126inf; defsec, AisneMarne ; kia Jy 31, ’18.

Evans, Gilbert 0., 22, Racine; pvt 121fa; overseas; dd (meas) Mch 25, ’18.

Evans, Lester P., 22, m, Racine ; tngbn SigC, Ft. Leavenworth ; U. S.; dd (pneu) Oct 14,’18.

Fulton, Charles G., 22, Racine; pvt 353inf; dw Oct 5, ’18.

Gans, Charles Andrew, 31, Burlington; pvt 317inf; Argonne, Verdun; dd (pneu) Nov 18,’18.

Garski, Nick Lawrence, 19, Racine; pvt 1cl 121fa; kia Oct 3, ’18. Goetz, Edward P., 26, Racine; pvt 26inf; dw Oct 7, ’18.

Gould, Max A., 26, m, Somers; sgt 161depbrig; U. S.; dd (pneu) Oct 3, ’18.

Hanson, C. E., 28, Norway; pvt supco 121fa; U. S.; dd (pulmon hem) Nov 29,’17.

Hanson, Leo, 20, Racine; pvt 126ambco; dd Feb 21,’18.

Harrian, John, 24, Racine; pvt 7inf; Argonne; dw Nov 20, ’18.

Hjorth, Christian E., 28, Racine; pvt 157depbrig; overseas; d (auto accident) Aug 6, ’18.

Holmes, Martin W., 24, Racine; pvt 16inf; overseas; dd (pneu) Oct 13, ’18.

Horton, Lyman, 29, Union Grove; pvt 161depbrig; U. S.; d (gunshot wound, suicide) Sept 12, ’18.

Hugenin, Stanley, 25, Racine; 1Lt AS SigC; k (airplane accident in England) Apr 3, ’18.

Jacobsen, Peter Etlfson, 23, Racine; pvt 121fa; Alsace, Chateau Thierry, Soissons, Verdun; dd (pneu) Nov 16, ’18.

Jensen, Carl A., 22, Racine; corp 107fa; kia Nov 10, ’18.

Jensen, Thorwald, 22, Racine; pvt 1cl ASFS, Taliafero Field; U. S.; dd (pneu) Dec 10, ’18.

Johnson, Albert W., 28, Racine; pvt AS; U. S.; dd (pneu) Oct 15, ’18.

Johnson, Charles J., 35, Racine; pvt 136fa; overseas; d (knife wound) Feb 3, ’19.

Kister, Harold Theodore, 22, Racine; corp 121fa; kia Aug 30, ’18. Klema, Fred A., Racine; rplregt; d Mch 25, ’18.

Korenski, Adolph, 23, Racine; corp 53pioninf; St. Mihiel, Argonne; dw Oct 12, ’18.

Kudlacek, John J., 23, Racine; corp 115inf; kia Oct 19, ’18.

Kutishko, John, 24, Racine; pvt 1cl 4inf; kia Oct 8, ’18.

Lang, Andrew Martin, 24, Racine; pvt 127ambco 107sntn; overseas; dd (intestinal obstruction) May 2, ’18.

Langenfeld, John W., 26, Racine; pvt 161depbrig; overseas; dd (influ) Oct 15,’18.

Lewis, George T., 28, Racine; pvt 161depbrig; U. S.; dd (pneu) Oct 7, ’18.

Lutsch, Otto, 25, Mount Pleasant; pvt 4inf; Argonne; dw Oct 20, ’18.

McLennan, Lester Frederick, 26, Racine; pvt SATC tngcmp, Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh; U. S.; dd (pneu) Oct 16, ’18.

Martinkus, Joseph, 48, Racine; pvt 18rctco genservinf, Jefferson Barracks, Mo.; U. S.; dd (pneu) Oct 19, ’18.

Maurer, Richard 0., 27, Racine ; pvt 337inf; St. Mihiel, Argonne ; dw Oct 5, ’18.

Meischke, Jerome G., 25, Racine; corp 306 sales commissary unit QMC; dd (pneu) Aug 27, ’18.

Meyer, Frederick Carl, 23, Caledonia; pvt 6bn farpldrft, Camp Taylor; U. S.; dd (influ) Oct 16,’18.

Meyer, Oswald C., 27; pvt farpldrft, Camp Taylor; overseas; dd (pneu) Oct 31,’18.

Miller, George A., 26, Racine; corp 409msuptn mtrkco375; overseas; d (injuries received in motor accident) Jan 11,’19.

Morrissey, Charles Francis, 22, Burlington; pvt Auto Schl, Kansas City; U. S.; dd (pneu) Oct 7, ’18.

Nelson, Arthur N., 22, Racine; pvt hqco 104fa; U. S.; k by falling under train Mch 22, ’19.

Newman, Clarence H., 28, m, Union Grove; pvt 332mgbn; overseas; dd (pneu) Sept 28, ’18.

Noble, Francis, 22, Burlington; pvt Auto Schl, Kansas City; dd (influ) Oct 7, ’18.

Noble, Michael J., corp 58inf; d Sept 29, ’18.

Oberst, Michael J., 24, Racine; corp 58inf; kia Sept 29,’18.

Obry, Walter F., 23, Racine; pvt hqco 4bn farpldrft, Camp Taylor; U. S.; dd (pneu) Oct 16, ’18.

O’Laughlin, George T., Racine; 1Lt avsect SigRC atchd to 99aersq; k in airplane accident in France June 20, ’18.

Oleson, Alex. Ferdinand, 25, Racine; pvt 128inf; 2Marne, Soissons, near Verdun; dw Nov 12,’18.

Ostrowski, Viktor, 26, Racine; pvt 58inf; kia Jy 18, ’18.

Pahl, Arthur Arnold, 26, Racine; mec 118engnrs; U. S.; dd (pneu) Oct 8, ’18.

Perkins, James A., 25, Racine; pvt 1cl 109inf; kia Nov 5, ’18. Peterson, August, 22, Racine; pvt 7inf; Argonne; dw Oct 27, ’18.

Peterson, August, 22, Racine; pvt 360inf ; dw Nov 4, ’18.

Peterson, Einer Fred, 23, Racine; pvt 121fa; overseas; dd (pneu) Nov 19, ’18.

Peterson, Harry B., 30, Racine ; pvt 26inf; kia Oct 10, ’18.

Peterson, Philip, 30, Racine; pvt 26inf; St. Mihiel, Argonne; dd (neph) Jan 10, ’19, in Coblenz, Germany.

Peterson, Roland, 21, Racine; corp 16inf; kia Oct 8, ’18.

Reinholtz, Louis H., 29, Racine; pvt 114inf; Ormont Wood; kia Oct 14, ’18.

Rindfleisch, George B., 26, Racine; U. S.; dd (pneu) Oct 28, ’18.

Rizzio, Joseph, 23, Racine ; corp 9inf ; dw Apr 5, ’18.

Rosplock, John, 25, Racine; pvt 26inf; kia Oct 5, ’18.

Rowland, William John, 28, Union Grove; pvt 27fa; d (suicide) Jan 26, ’19.

Ruzicka, Antonin J., 27, Racine; pvt 30obsnbyfa COTCmp, Camp Taylor; overseas; dd (pneu) Oct 10, ’18.

Ryan, James J., 25, Racine; pvt 28inf; Argonne; w Oct 9; dd (pneu) Nov 5, ’18.

Shebeck, Harry, 26, Racine; pvt 40arty CAC; U. S.; dd (pneu) Nov 22, ’18.

Simonsen, Andrew, Jr., 22, Racine; pvt Auto Schl tngdet, Kansas City; U. S.; dd (pneu) Oct 5, ’18.

Slovachek, Josef, 26, Racine; pvt 116inf; kia Oct 12,’18.

Smith, Charles L., 22, Burlington; pvt 311amtn; overseas; dd (pneu) Oct 15, ’18.

Smith, Erwin Roy, 23, Racine; pvt Schl of Aerial Photography Reconnaissance, Langley Field, Va.; overseas; dd (pneu) Oct 16, ’18.

Sorring, Hans L. N., 24, Racine; pvt 7inf; kia Oct 15, ’18.

Stankus, Gustave, 27, Racine; pvt 15ambco 2sntn; Chateau Thierry; dw June 23, ’18.

Thompson, James A., 31, Racine; pvt 28inf; Argonne, St. Mihiel; kia Oct 12, ’18.

Tuttle, Frank F., 26, m, Racine; pvt 28inf; St. Mihiel, Argonne; w Sept 6, ’18; dd (pneu) Jan 27, ’19.

Wahlen, Frank G., 24, Racine; pvt 7prvnlorddepbn; overseas; dd (pneu) Oct 18,’18.

Wiess, William, 22, Racine; pvt 121fa; dw Aug 22, ’18.

Winsall, Elmer C., 25, Racine; pvt Camp Hancock Sept rpldrft; overseas; dd (pneu) Oct 9, ’18.

Zukowski, Peter, 22, Racine ; pvt 114inf ; dw Oct 16, ’18.

Zwiebel, Otto B., 28, Burlington; pvt mgtngcntr, Camp Hancock; U. S.; dd (pneu) Oct 29, ’18.


Curcio, Vincent Earl, 18, Racine; seaman 2c1; d Naval Hospital, Norfolk, Va., Feb 14, ’19.

Durgin, Trueworth, 25, Racine; USNTS, Great Lakes, Ill.; dd (pneu) Oct 1, ’18.

Fox, William, 18, Racine; mach mate lcl av; d Naval Air Station, Miami, Fla., Oct 17, ’18.

Hangland, Harold, Racine; seaman, coast guard cutter Tampa; drowned in foreign waters by sinking of Tampa, Sept 26, ’18.

Lemmerhirt, Walter Carl, 24, near Racine; cm 3cl; dd (influ) Naval Station, Great Lakes, Ill., Oct 11, ’18.

Steibel, Frederick Julius, 22, Racine; mach mate; dd (pneu) Naval Hospital, Great Lakes, Ill., Dec 2, ’18.

Streff, Jacob Joseph, 30, Burlington; seaman 2cl; dd (influ) Naval Rifle Range, Camp Logan, Ill., Sept 27, ’18.

Zache, Alex. Frank, 26, Franksville; elecn 2cl radio operator; dd (pneu) Naval Hospital, Philadelphia, Pa., Dec 4, ’18.


Smith, Kenneth Earl, 24, Caldwell; corp;, dd (pneu) while en route to France, Sept 29, ’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. 18 December 2014. http://www.accessgenealogy.com/wisconsin/wisconsin-gold-star-list-racine-county.htm - Last updated on May 3rd, 2013

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