Wisconsin Gold Star List – Sheboygan County


Ambelang, Lisle P., 25, Cascade; 1Lt MD 125inf; kia Aug 6, ’18.

Artman, Alexander, 21, Sheboygan ; corp 38inf; Marne, Jaulgonne, Vesle, St. Mihiel, Champagne; kia Oct 11,’18.

Aupperle, James, 23, Scott ; pvt 58inf; kia Oct 6, ’18.

Bayens, Peter, 23, Sheboygan ; sgt 127inf; near Sergy ; recommended for DSM; kia Jy 31, ’18.

Beitz, Otto F., 28, Sheboygan ; pvt 47inf; Meuse-Argonne ; w Sept 20; kia Oct 18,’18.

Bergner, William C. E., 30, Sheboygan; pvt 353inf; Meuse; dd (dys) Nov 19, ’18.

Bosshardt, Henry J., 22, Sheboygan ; corp tngbn mgtngc ; U. S.; dd (pneu) Jan 18, ’19.

Bowen, Edward, 26, Sheboygan; pvt 111inf; Xammes; kia Nov 4, ’18.

Brasser, Peter, 32, Sheboygan; pvt hqtr 7cav; U. S.; dd (pneu) Oct 12, ’18.

Browne, Joseph C., 21, Sheboygan; pvt 127inf; dw Sept 1, ’18.

Doering, Herman Frank, 27, Sheboygan ; pvt lcl 128inf; Alsace sec ; dw Jy 2, ’18.

Dreps, Anthony John, 21, Sheboygan; WNG; pvt 127inf; Dravegny; kia Aug 3, ’18.

Dupras, Eugene, 20, Sheboygan; WNG; pvt 127inf; Sergy; kia Jy 31, ’18.

Ebelt, Oscar H., 24, Cascade; pvt 105inf; kia Sept 29, ’18.

Engelhardt, Arthur L., 30, Sheboygan; pvt 1cl 53depbrig; U. S.; dd (pneu) Jan 20,’19.

Fitzpatrick, Joseph, 19, Sheboygan; pvt 127inf; Fismes, Soissons, near Verdun; dw Oct 10, ’18.

Flaig, Edwin Paul, 22, Sheboygan Falls; pvt 361m USG; U. S.; dd (pneu) Oct 9, ’18.

Fredericks (Friederichs), Ferdinand, 21, Sheboygan Falls; pvt 127inf; kia Jy 31, ’18.

Germshel, Alfred E., 29, Plymouth; pvt VH12; overseas; dd (pneu) Feb 9, ’19.

Glaeser, Allen, 18, Glenbeulah; pvt 2inf WNG; overseas; k (auto accident) Jy 17, ’17.

Hamm, Charles N., 31, Random Lake; pvt 341inf; overseas; dd (pneu) Oct 16, ’18.

Hand, Gilbert P., 23, Plymouth; sgt maj infrpltngtr, Camp Grant; U. S.; dd (append) Jan 13,’19.

Hartman, Edgar J., 28, Oostburg; pvt 58inf; kia Aug 6, ’18.

Higby, Herbert S., 30, Sheboygan; pvt 343inf; overseas; dd (pneu) Oct 6, ’18.

Hilleman, Martin T., 27, m, Sheboygan; pvt 30obsnbyfa COTS, Camp Taylor, Ky. ; U. S.; dd (influ) Oct 11, ’18.

Hoffman, Frank Martin, 31, Sheboygan; corp 127inf; Roncheres to Fismes, Soissons; kia Sept 1, ’18.

Hoffman, Theobald, 22, m, Sheboygan; pvt 1cl 127inf; Roncheres to Fismes, Soissons ; kia Sept 1, ’18.

Hollenberger, Floyd, 22, Plymouth; wag supco 120fa; overseas; d (drowned) June 8, ’18.

Hollig, Harold H., 22, Plymouth; pvt 2 Flying Cadet Co, Ft. Omaha, Neb. ; U. S.; dd (pneu) Apr 2, ’18.

Hutchison, William C., 24; pvt 47inf; dw Aug 1, ’18.

Ippel, Bastian, 27, m, Sheboygan; pvt 7prvnlby Oct autrpldrft; overseas; dd (pneu) Apr 22,’19.

King, Frank W., 22, Sheboygan ; pvt 47inf; kia Aug 1, ’18.

Kjelson, Emanuel, 30, Sheboygan; pvt 47inf; dw Aug 2, ’18.

Kleinhesselink, Henry, 32, Oostburg; pvt 337bn TC; U. S.; dd (pneu) Oct 3, ’18.

Kolb, Ervin E., 22, Sheboygan; pvt SATC UW ; U. S.; dd (pneu) Oct 30 ’18.

Kolberg, Herman Christ., 21, Sheboygan; pvt 161depbrig; U. S.; dd (pneu) Oct 12, ’18.

Kreis, Jacob, 24, Sheboygan ; corp 47inf; dw Sept 28, ’18. DSM.

Kupfahl, Walter E., 22, Herman; pvt 116inf; kia Oct 15, ’18.

Kurtz, Alexander J., 26, Sheboygan; pvt 1cl CAC Ft. Screvens Sept rpldrft; kia (sinking of Otranto) Oct 6, ’18.

Laabs, Edward Fred, 23, Plymouth; pvt 161depbrig; U. S.; dd (pneu) Oct 5, ’18.

Ladwig, Walter S., 27, Plymouth; pvt 128inf; dw Sept 6, ’18.

Landgraf, Louis F., 24, Sheboygan; pvt 148inf; Heurne; dw Nov 1, ’18.

Lau, Alvin Albert, 22, Cascade; pvt SATC, Bradley Polytechnic Institute, Peoria, Ill. ; U. S.; dd (pneu) Oct 22, ’18.

Leimetz, Fred, 24, Sheboygan; pvt 4inf; overseas; dd (pneu) Oct 3, ’18.

Lemkuil, Harry G., 26, Oostburg; pvt 5depbn SigC; overseas; dd (pneu) Aug 27, ’18.

Lubbers, William G., 28, Cedar Grove; corp QMC unasgnd; overseas; dd (pneu) Oct 30, ’18.

Ludens, John, 27, Sheboygan Falls ; pvt 4inf; Argonne ; kia Oct 25, ’18.

Maertz, Henry, 28, Sheboygan ; pvt 58inf; kia Jy 19, ’18.

Meyer, Henry Herman, 30, Sheboygan; pvt 159depbrig; U. S.; d (sunstroke) Aug 8,’18.

Mueller, Herman, 31, Sheboygan Falls; pvt lcl 127inf; Fismes,

Soissons, Juvigny, near Verdun; kia Oct 4, ’18.

Oeldrich, Clarence, 23, Sheboygan; pvt 38inf; Vesle, St. Mihiel; kia Oct 9, ’18.

Pagel, Henry Arthur, 24, Sheboygan; pvt 49inf; overseas; dd (Vincent’s angina) Apr 27, ’18.

Prescott, Oliver W., 25, Sheboygan ; 2Lt 120inf ; Meuse-Argonne ; kia Sept 29, ’18.

Risch, Jacob, 24, Cedar Grove ; pvt 59inf; Argonne ; dw Oct 7, ’18.

Rosenthal, Edward L., 24, Sheboygan; corp 47inf; Verdun; kia Sept 27, ’18.

Sass, Paul A., 24, Sheboygan; pvt 59inf; dw Oct 3, ’18.

Scheib, Walter A., 23, Plymouth; pvt lcl supco304 QMC; overseas; dd (tuberc) June 7,’19.

Schipper, Peter, 24, Cedar Grove; pvt MD CH52; overseas; dd (empyema) Apr 18, ’19.

Schmidt, John E. H., 23, Plymouth; pvt mgco 3prvnlregt; overseas; dd (mening) Mch 18, ’19.

Skakunas, Mikle, 31, Sheboygan; pvt 340inf; overseas; dd (mening) Apr 2, ’18.

Staniscb, Arthur, 22, Sheboygan; pvt 59inf; Allied offnsve, 2Marne; dw Oct 16, ’18.

Thierman, Ervin Edward, 21, Sheboygan Falls; pvt infrpl; U. S.; dd (pneu) Nov 16, ’18.

Trester, Frank P., 26, Sheboygan; pvt 58inf; kia Oct 5, ’18.

Truhler, Joseph V., 25, Sheboygan ; pvt 59inf; kia Jy 26, ’18.

Van der Jagt, Morris C., 28, Cedar Grove; pvt 47inf; overseas; dd (perito) Aug 15, ’18.

Van der Ploeg, John J., 23, Oostburg; pvt Auto Schl tngdept; U. S.; dd (pneu) Oct 4, ’18.

Van Handel, Rudolph, 21, Sheboygan ; pvt 1cl 127inf; Sergy, Gesnes, near Verdun; kia Oct 19, ’18.

Vervelde, Garrett W., 25, Oostburg; pvt 59inf; near Marne, Argonne; kia Sept 30, ’18.

Walford, Arthur, 20, Sheboygan; pvt 127inf; U. S.; dd (empyema) Feb 22, ’18.

Wissink, Walter T., 23, Cedar Grove ; pvt 116inf; Haute Alsace, Malbrouck Hill, Molleville Farm, Bois d’Orment, Grand Montagne, Etrays Ridge, Bois Belleau; dd (mening) Dec 19, ’18.

Zinkgraf, Clarence, 23, Plymouth; pvt 1cl 127inf; Fismes, Soissons, Juvigny; kia Oct 4, ’18.


Franke, Reinhold Armien Otto, m, Sheboygan; mach mate 2c1; d Recruiting Station, USS Lakemore, Apr 11, ’18.

Hannert, Milton Albert, Random Lake; seaman; d New York US CG, Jy 18, 18.

Lammers, John, near Oostburg; fireman 3cl; dd (influ) Naval Hospital, Great Lakes, Ill., Sept 25, ’18.


Allman, Walter Kenneth, 19, Sheboygan; 11regt; k by fall from train Jy 4, ’19.

Buechle, Robert Lawrence, 33, Sheboygan; sgt (eight years prior service) on USS Nevada; dd (pneu) Oct 24, ’18.

Verhalge, Philip Cornelius, 34, Sheboygan; QM sgt, QM clk, hqdet 1regt, Philadelphia, Pa.; dd (pneu) Dec 11, ’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. 31 January 2015. http://www.accessgenealogy.com/wisconsin/wisconsin-gold-star-list-sheboygan-county.htm - Last updated on May 3rd, 2013

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