Wisconsin Gold Star List – Shawano County

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Alft, Joseph, 22, Shawano; WNG; pvt 107tmby; overseas; k (premature explosion) Jy 8, ’18.

Austin, Edwin, 18, Shawano ; WNG; pvt 127inf; kia Jy 31, ’18.

Bergner, Edward C., 22, Pulcifer; corp 16fa; Vesle, St. Mihiel, Argonne; dd (pleur) Feb 3, ’19.

Besaw, Leonard, 27, Shawano; WNG; corp 127inf; Chateau Thierry, Alsace sec; kia Aug 4, ’18.

Blimke, Paul, 26, Shawano ; pvt 47inf; dw Oct 7, ’18.

Bloecher, Raymond F., 25, Wittenberg; 2Lt mgco 18inf; Chaudin (Aisne) ; kia Jy 18, ’18.

Boerger, Fred William, 25, Wittenberg; pvt 47inf; kia Aug 3, ’18.

Bossell, Fred Louis, 26, Mattoon; pvt 9amtn; U. S.; dd (pneu) Oct 27, ’18.

Bredendick, William E., 22, Birnamwood; pvt 58inf; w Oct 4; kia Nov 11, ’18.

Brenger, William, 25, Shawano; pvt 161depbrig, Camp Grant; U. S.; dd (pneu) Oct 8, ’18.

Brunnecker, Joe A., 22, Birnamwood ; pvt 58inf; overseas ; dd (pneu) Oct 31, ’18.

Budahn, Arthur A. F., 25, Almond; pvt 25mgbn; U. S.; dd (pneu) Oct 22, ’18.

Crawford, John W., 21, Keshena; pvt 5tmbn; overseas; dd (pneu) Oct. 6, ’18.

Darling, Milo A., 26, m, Eland; pvt 32mgbn; U. S.; dd (pneu) Sept 30, ’18.

Davenport, Lyle, 20, Bowler; pvt 127inf; Roncheres, Fismes ; kia Aug 6,’18.

Dorn, Frank C., 24, Pulaski; pvt 47inf ; kia Jy 31, ’18.

Drake, Payne, 19, Shawano; WNG; pvt 1cl 127inf; Roncheres, Fismes, Juvigny; kia Sept 1, ’18.

Elefson, Edwin, 19, Shawano ; corp 127inf; Roncheres, Fismes, Juvigny; kia Sept 1, ’18.

Evans, Otis, 24, Gresham; pvt 1cl 127inf; Roncheres, Fismes; dw Nov 2, ’18.

Francovick, Peter, 27, Lane; WNG; pvt 1cl 127inf; Alsace, Chateau Thierry; kia Jy 30, ’18.

Frank, George A., 21, Shawano ; pvt 127inf; Alsace, Chateau Thierry, Cierges; kia Aug 1, ’18.

Garmond, Arthur, 25, Eland Junction; pvt 181m USG; U. S.; dd (pneu) Oct 18, ’18.

George, Guy S., 45, Shawano ; pvt 1cl 127inf; Alsace, Chateau Thierry, near Fismes; kia Aug 4, ’18.

Goodwin, Matthew T., 24, Pella; pvt 332mgbn; overseas; dd (pneu) Oct 1 ’18.

Goree, Joseph, 18, Shawano; WNG; pvt 127inf; Alsace, Chateau Thierry sec; kia Aug 1, ’18.

Gross, Alfred, 26, Belle Plaine; WNG; pvt 127inf; Alsace, Chateau Thierry; kia Jy 31, ’18.

Hafeman, Robert, 26, Bonduel; pvt VH9; overseas; dd (neph) May 13, ’18.

Heins, Ervin, 27, Tilleda; pvt lcl 356inf; kia Nov 10, ’18.

Hinze, Fred J., 27, Cecil ; pvt MD ; U. S.; dd (pneu) Oct 14, ’18.

Kleman, Oscar, 25, Bowler; pvt 353inf; St. Mihiel offnsve; dw Sept 12, ’18.

Klimek, Christ. J., 24, Rose Lawn; pvt 332mgbn; overseas; dd (pneu) Sept 29, ’18.

Kopanke, Fred, 20, Shawano; WNG; pvt lcl 127inf; Chateau Thierry, Fismes; kia Aug 4, ’18.

Leidheisl, Joseph, 29, Tigerton; pvt 1cl 36fa; U. S.; dd (pneu) Jan 5 ’19.

Luecke, Robert, 22, Shawano ; pvt 127inf; Chateau Thierry, Cierges ; kia Aug 1, ’18.

Mangold, Louis A., 26, Shawano; WNG; corp 127inf; Chateau Thierry, Alsace sec; kia Aug 4, ’18.

Mathison, Melvin, 19, Wittenberg; pvt 1cl 128inf; overseas; dd (diph) Mch 31, ’18.

Mielke, Albert, 26, Barton; pvt 1cl 129inf; overseas; dd (diph) Nov 12, ’18.,

Mixtacki, Adam V., 26, Pulaski; pvt 16inf; Ansonville sec, Cantigny; dw June 1, ’18.

Mohawk, Henry, 25, Gresham ; pvt 332mgbn; overseas ; dd (pneu) Nov 22, ’18.

Owen, John Harvey, 24, Mattoon ; corp 128inf; near Fulleren ; kia June 13, ’18.

Peters, John J., 20, Keshena; pvt 1engnrs; Broyes; dw Apr 28, ’18.

Plisch, Clarence M., 23, Aniwa ; pvt 56inf; kia Nov 8, ’18.

Robinson, Charles, 22, Gresham; pvt lcl 127inf; kia Aug 4, ’18.

Salzer, Edward, 23, Neopit ; WNG; corp 127inf; Alsace, Chateau Thierry; kia Aug 4, ’18.

Schardt, Ernst, 23, Shawano; pvt inf Camp MacArthur Sept rpldrft; dd (influ) Oct 6, ’18.

Schwenkner, Herman, 23, Shawano; WNG; corp 127inf; Roncheres, Fismes, Juvigny, Verdun ; dw Oct 21, ’18.

Severson, William Arthur, 26, Rose Lawn ; pvt lcl 332mgbn; U. S.; dd (pneu) Sept 26, ’18.

Skaleski, Charles J., 29, Shawano; corp 127inf; Chateau Thierry, Alsace, near Cierges; kia Aug 1, ’18.

Staege, Asa J., 28, Mattoon; pvt MD; U. S.; dd (pneu) Oct 25, ’18.

Steinke, Otto, 27, Leopolis; pvt 1cl 332mgbn; overseas; dd (pneu) Oct 4, ’18.

Tiegs, Emil, 30, Shawano; pvt 127inf; Alsace, Chateau Thierry; kia Jy 30, ’18.

Wallrich, William, 24, Shawano; 1Lt 38inf; Aisne, Champagne, Marne, Aisne-Marne; kia Jy 23, ’18.

Wardwell, Ira, 28, Morris; pvt CAC Ft. Moultrie Sept rpldrft; overseas; dd (pneu) Oct 16, ’18.

Weigel, Moritz, 23, Shawano ; pvt 127inf; Alsace, Chateau Thierry, Roncheres ; kia Jy 30, ’18.

Wendt, Fred, 26, Greenvalley; pvt 53inf; overseas; dd (pneu) Oct 30, ’18.

Wolf, Anton, 25, Aniwa; pvt 9amtn; U. S.; dd (pneu) Nov 2,’18.

Zenske, Emil, 23, Shawano ; pvt 127inf; Roncheres, Fismes; dw Sept 15, ’18.

Zernicke, Clarence, 27, Bonduel; pvt 209sbn; U. S.; dd (pneu) Nov 21, ’18.

Ziegelbauer, Waldemar C., 21, Gresham; pvt SATC UW; U. S.; dd (pneu) Oct 30, ’18.


Bricko, Raymond Mathew, 23, Eland; app seaman; dd (pneu) Naval Hospital, Great Lakes, Ill., Sept 20, ’18.

Kadletz, Joe Anthony, 23, Leopolis; seaman 2cl; dd (pneu) Naval Hospital, Great Lakes, Ill., Sept 22, ’18.

Nehls, Edward Carl, 24, Wittenberg; fireman 3cl; dd (diph) USS New Jersey at sea, Apr 20, ’19.

Zilak, Joseph, 27, Mattoon; elecn 3cl; d Naval Hospital, New York City, Jan 20, ’18.


Schenk, Edgar George, 22, Shawano; hq, Washington, D. C.; d (gunshot wound, self-inflicted) France, Feb 9, ’19.

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

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