Wisconsin Gold Star List – Vernon County


Berger, Rudolph, 29, Westby; pvt 311amtn; overseas; dd (pneu) Oct 11, ’18.

Boneger, John, 25, Genoa; b France; pvt 16fa; dw Aug 13, ’18.

Brettingen, Selmer Robert, 21, Cashton; pvt 161depbrig; U. S.; dd (pneu) Oct 3, ’18.

Burton, Edward A., Hillsboro; 1Lt 128inf; Hill 230, near Reddy Farm; dw Aug 9, ’18.

Christianson, Bertinius, 24, Viroqua; pvt 58inf ; kia Jy 18, ’18.

Dahl, Bennie C., 25, Viroqua; pvt 33inf Camp MacArthur Sept rpldrft ; overseas ; dd (pneu) Oct 12, ’18.

Faundeen, Carl Erick, 28, Alstad; pvt 53depbrig; U. S.; dd (pneu) Oct 7, ’18.

Field, Martin, 30, Westby; pvt 161depbrig; U. S.; dd (pneu) Sept 29, ’18.

Ghelfi, Philip, 28, Genoa ; pvt 47inf; kia Jy 30, ’18.

Gibney, Clark E., 25, Hillsboro; pvt 341inf; kia Oct 17, ’18.

Gilbertson, Arthur S., 22, Coon Valley; pvt Camp MacArthur Sept rpldrft; overseas; dd (pneu) Oct 10, ’18.

Hamilton, Warren, 22, Viola; pvt rctco, Jefferson Barracks, Mo.; U. S.; d (sunstroke) Aug 13, ’18.

Hanson, Henry, 26, m, Westby; pvt 161depbrig; U. S.; dd (pneu) Oct 1, ’18.

Harris, Elmer G., 26, Viroqua; pvt 342inf; overseas; dd (pneu) Oct 23, ’18.

Helgeson, Albon M., 22, Genoa; pvt 343inf; overseas; dd (pneu) Oct 19, ’18.

Hoff, Clarence N., 23, Westby; pvt 1cl 11inf; St. Mihiel; kia Sept 12, ’18.

Hokland, Arthur, 23, Westby; pvt 333mgbn; U. S.; dd (pneu) Oct 5, ’18.

Hutzler, Frank George, 29, Genoa; pvt dvlpmtbn, Camp Grant; overseas; dd (pneu) Oct 12, ’18.

Jacobson, Sander, 29, Genoa; pvt 1cl 343inf; overseas; dd (pneu) Sept 28, ’18.

Jacobson, William Andrew, 20, Viroqua; WNG; pvt MD 128inf; kia Oct 7, ’18.

Knadle, George William, 21, Hillsboro; pvt rctdep, Camp Shelby, Miss.; U. S.; dd (pneu) Nov 10, ’18.

Lawrence, Oscar, 21, Ontario; pvt 161depbrig; U. S.; dd (pneu) Oct 8 ’18.

Lee, Selmer, 25, Coon Valley; pvt 59inf ; Aisne-Marne; kia Jy 19, ’18.

Lenox, Elmer L., 25, Readstown; pvt mgtngcmp, Camp Hancock, Ga.; U. S.; dd (pneu) Jan 11, ’18.

McDaniel, Pearl, 24, m, Westby; pvt 341inf; overseas; dd (pulmon oedema) Oct 4, ’18.

Mickelson, Alf Jorgen, 28, Westby; pvt 161depbrig; U. S.; dd (pneu) Oct 11, ’18.

Moore, Ralph L., 28, Genoa; pvt 132inf; Verdun front; dw Oct 27, ’18.

Morris, Clare, 33, Genoa ; pvt mgtngcntr, Camp Meade, Md.; dd (pneu) Oct 6, ’18.

Oium, Adolph, 24, Westby; pvt 1cl 132inf; Verdun front, near Forges ; kia Oct 10, ’18.

Olson, Clarence G., 24, Westby; corp 341inf; overseas; dd (pneu) Oct 16, ’18.

Olson, Edwin, 27, Viroqua; pvt 344inf; overseas; dd (pneu) Oct 16, ’18.

Onsager, Leuvis Temen, 26, m, Hillsboro; pvt Auto Schl tngdet, Kansas City; overseas; dd (influ) Oct 6, ’18.

Peterson, Elmer R., 24, West Prairie; pvt 120fa; overseas; dd (tuberc) Mch 29, ’19.

Peterson, Theodore M., 29, Viroqua; pvt 55inf; kia Nov 10, ’18.

Powell, Charles Douglas, 21, Victory; pvt 161depbrig; U. S.; dd (pneu) Oct 7, ’18.

Rudrud, Sever E., 29, Westby; pvt 344hospco 311sntn; overseas; dd (pneu) Sept 28, ’18.

Rumpel, Henry Ernest, 30, Genoa ; pvt 118engnrs; U. S.; dd (pneu) Oct 11, ’18.

Running, Tilmer A., 23, Viroqua; 2Lt 114inf; Meuse-Argonne; kia Oct 1, ’18.

Shaker, Wencil, 24, Mount Tabor; pvt 16inf kia Jy 18, ’18.

Simonson, Selmer J., 22, Victory; WNG; corp 121mgbn; Alsace, 2Marne, Roncheres to Fismes, Soissons, Juvigny, Terny-Sorny, Verdun ; dw Oct 22, ’18.

Souchek, August F., 23, Chaseburg; pvt 132inf; Verdun, Forges; dw Sept 28, ’18.

Stevlingson, Orbeck D., 21, Westby; 222aersq; overseas; dd (dilatation of heart) Feb 10, ’19.

Severs, Miles R., 23, Westby ; pvt 16inf; Soissons, St. Mihiel, Argonne; kia Oct 8, ’18.

Thompson, John T., 21, Viroqua ; pvt MD 315inf ; Meuse-Argonne, Grande Montagne; dd (typh) Mch 1, ’19.

Walling, Luther, 31, Viroqua; pvt 344inf; overseas; dd (pneu) Oct 20, ’18.

Wigginton, Ray A., 29, Viroqua; pvt SATC, Schl of Engineering, Milwaukee; U. S.; dd (pneu) Dec 10, ’18.

Williams, Otis, 28; m, Ontario; corp 329inf; overseas; dd (pneu) Oct 18 ’18.

Zogg, Leonard J., 23, m, Genoa ; pvt 317inf; Argonne ; dd (mening) Nov 29, ’18.


Martine, George, 20, Chaseburg; fireman 3cl; d Naval Hospital, Great Lakes, I11., Sept 27, ’18.

War Nurses

Bishop, Amy Leona, 29, Viroqua; Base Hospital, Ft. Riley, Kan.; dd (pneu) Oct 15,’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. 2 February 2015. http://www.accessgenealogy.com/wisconsin/wisconsin-gold-star-list-vernon-county.htm - Last updated on May 3rd, 2013

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