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I take it that the Luxemburg you speak of is the one in Wisconsin.

DUNKER, Andrew P., Luxemburg., MISSOURI, Private, KILLED IN ACTION

GILLIS, Joseph, Luxembourg., WISCONSIN, Private, KILLED IN ACTION

KLINE, Ralph, Luxemburg., WISCONSIN, Private, KILLED IN ACTION

MLEZIVA, Jacob Jas., Luxembourg., WISCONSIN, Private, KILLED IN ACTION

WALECKA, Wencel, Luxembourg., WISCONSIN, Private, KILLED IN ACTION

That’s all I got. However if you want the complete war dead list for Wisconsin I will pot them for you.

Hi could you tell me what you have on:

14653 Sgt. Lawrence Walter Guy 1st Coy. 4th Bn. Coldstream Guards. Kia: 05/08/1917 aged 22…………..born in Malin Bridge, Yorks.Enlisted in Sheffield,

S/2724 Pte. John Begbie, D Coy. 2nd Bn. Gordon Highlanders. Kia: 12/05/1916 aged 21. Died of wounds, born in Dundee and enlisted there also

Pte. G. W. Baker, 10th Bn. (Grimsby Chums) Lincs. Regt. Kia: 14/06/1918 aged 26. Lance Corporal Number 27038, ‘died’, Born in Orby in Lincs, enlisted in Horncastle while living in Legbourne.

Many thanks,

Jonathan

Hi, Could you please look up Alfred John BEER.

I know from cwgc that he died 10th Aug 1916.

Service no:1533

A coy 1st/6th bn Devonshire Regt

Lived in South Molton, Devon, but I believe would have enlisted Barnstaple.

He died in a hospital in Mesopotamia aged 21, buried in Amara Cemetery.

Born in South Molton in Devon, and enlisted there also

Thanks,

Tonia.

I see you also have ww2 casualties, could you please look up a Stanley HOLMAN died 25th Feb 1945 aged 21, buried in Reichswald Forest, Germany.

Service no: 14299426

1st bn Ox and Bucks.

Western Europe Campaign 1944/45 born in and residing in Devonshire

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Guest tonia

Thanks a lot, Tom.

I expected it to take you a few days to get round to it, with having so many others to do.

All the best,

Tonia.

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museumtom

It realy give you an insight into the amount of casuaties from just one State during ww1.

Here is a bit of trivia for you. If I were to put all the names in the USA database on A4 paper it would need 2200 pages.

Tom

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BottsGreys

Tom,

Just in case you are compiling additional names, here's one that didn't appear on your Wisconsin printout.

Pte. William Eugene Cartwright, KIA in France between July 18 and July 22, 1918

Hometown: Waupaca, Wisconsin

Born: Waupaca, Dec. 24, 1898

Enlisted in Co. C, 4th Wisconsin Infantry (Wisconsin National Guard) in early autumn 1917--became Co. I, 128th Infantry Regt, 32nd Infantry Division (made up of Wisconsin & Michigan National Guardsmen) when federalized.

He was serving as a replacement in the 26th Infantry Regt, 1st Infantry Division, when he was killed.

From a Waupaca newspaper (and next post):

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BottsGreys

More of newspaper article:

Chris

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sar2jec

Would mind looking up:

Herbert Brown, 4th Bn. York Regt. (Green Howard’s). Kia: 16/11/1916.

29863 Pte. W. Rodgers, West York Regt. (Prince of Wales’s Own). Died: 22/07/1919 aged 37.

41667 Spr. T. Cotter, RE. Kia: 29/01/1918 aged 32

J/36413 Boy 1st Class John Frederick Bateman, Royal Navy. Kia: 01/06/1916 H.M.S. Tipperary

241930 Pte. G. F. Wilkinson, A Company 2nd/5th Bn. Lincs. Regt. Killed in action: 11/4/1917

204171 Pte. T. Holmes, 7th Bn. Lincs. Regt. Kia 28/08/1918 aged 25.

Many thanks,

Jonathan :rolleyes:

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museumtom

Re;

William Eugene Cartwright

And

Herbert Brown, 4th Bn. York Regt. (Green Howard’s). Kia: 16/11/1916.

29863 Pte. W. Rodgers, West York Regt. (Prince of Wales’s Own). Died: 22/07/1919 aged 37.

41667 Spr. T. Cotter, RE. Kia: 29/01/1918 aged 32

J/36413 Boy 1st Class John Frederick Bateman, Royal Navy. Kia: 01/06/1916 H.M.S. Tipperary

241930 Pte. G. F. Wilkinson, A Company 2nd/5th Bn. Lincs. Regt. Killed in action: 11/4/1917

204171 Pte. T. Holmes, 7th Bn. Lincs. Regt. Kia 28/08/1918 aged 25.

William Eugene Cartwright is not in ‘Soldiers of the Great War’. c1920, USA

Bateman John Fred RN, no data in SDGW as it does not cover the Navy. I have no British Naval database, you could try the CWGC. www.cwgc.org/

Brown Herbert. Alexandra, Princess of Wales Own Yorkshire regt, Number 2393, Enlisted in Middlesborough, No data on Address or Birth place.

Cotter Thomas Sapper , Born in Armagh, enlisted in barrow-in-Furness while living in Belfast. ‘Died’ at home( I have sometimes seen this to mean that a casualty died in a Hospital in England) supplementary notes says “M” Coy R.E.

Holmes Thomas Lincs. Born in Nottingham and enlisted there while living the also, formerly 83500. Notts and Derby regt.

Rodgers W West York, is not in SDGW probably because he died in 1919.

Wilkinson George Fredrick, Born in Yaxley in Hunts, enlisted in Huntingdon while living in Peterborough in Northants.

This data is from Soldiers died in the Great War, None of these men are in Du Ruvignys Roll of Honour

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sar2jec

Many thanks Museumtom - most appreciated

Jonathan

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BottsGreys
Neil Burns Posted: Fri, 20 Feb 2004 NY Archives request

Hi Chris,

The above link gives you the form to request Pvt. Brown's service card in the NY Archives. Well worth the $1.

I'm sure nothing you didn't already know!

Take care,

Neil

You were "right on" about the NY Archives, thanks again for the suggestion during our prior posts. I received their reply today--a $1 well spent in my search for information about Pte. Brown and the cause of his accidental death:

Pte. Garnett Brown

HQ Co., 9th Infantry Regt from April 4/18 to May 2/18 (Death)

Age: 29 10/12 yrs

Residence: Schenectady, NY

Inducted: Oct. 5, 1917

Place of Birth: Stanford, Canada

Engagements (Served overseas from): Feb 27/18 to May 2/18

Died from an explosion

NOK notified: Mrs Mary Brown, Schenectady (Mother)

Thanks again to you and Tom for your assistance in this thread with Pte. Brown.

Chris

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Neil Burns

Chris,

Glad I could be of assistance. You may want to check out the 2nd Division History from the Digital Bookshelf to see if you can get more information on what happend.

Take care,

Neil

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BottsGreys

Tom,

Could you please do a SDGW check for the following 2 names (one is incorrect):

1)Dan Horace Georgeson

2)Ian Horace Georgeson

Officer

8th Bn., Seaforth Highlanders

Thanks so much,

Chris

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museumtom

T/LT(A/LT) Dan Horace Georgeson was Killed in Action on 9/3/18, thats all it says.

Tom

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BottsGreys

Excellent, thanks Tom.

Chris

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BottsGreys

Tom,

Another if you don't mind--U.S. WWI Dead:

Cpl. William C. Tyler

Co. C

5th Infantry

Thanks so much,

Chris

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museumtom

Lots of Tylers in Soldiers of the Great war but not one William, funny that. It should be a very common name. I tried the AMERICAN BATTLE MONUMENTS COMMISSION but he was not there either, sorry

Tom

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BottsGreys

Tom:

Thanks for the effort. Could you try the same American search, but surname Eyler instead of Tyler?

Thanks in advance,

Chris :unsure:

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museumtom

Heres the possibles that came up;

EYLER, William H., Paulding, OHIO, Lieutenant, KILLED IN ACTION

TAYLOR, William C, Poe Mills, SOUTH CAROLINA, Private, KILLED IN ACTION

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BottsGreys

Tom:

I'm grateful for your help--thanks.

Chris

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BottsGreys

Tom:

Could you please check your U.S. database for these two men? I found them yesterday while taking a stroll through my local cemetery.

1) Wade H. Jackson

KIA Nov. 1st, 1918

near Verdun

2) Sgt. T. Littleton

111th MG Bn.

KIA Argonne

Thanks,

Chris

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Simon_Fielding

Tom - Wonder if your sources have anything on this man -

Regards

Simon

GILMOUR, HERBERT JAMES GRAHAM

H J G

United Kingdom

Lieutenant

Worcestershire Regiment

3rd Bn.

31

19/09/1914

Son of Ethel Blanche Price-Hughes (formerly Gilmour), of Red Hill, Worcester, and the late James Graham Gilmour. Served in the South African Campaign.

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museumtom

Re; Lt Gilmour

Much as I would like to help there is not new info on SDGW and this man is not mantioned in De Ruvignys roll of honour.....sorry.

here are the H wades on my database....

WADE, Homer S., Newburgh., NEW YORK, Private, KILLED IN ACTION

WADE, Henry, Winston Salem., NORTH CAROLINA, Corporal, DIED OF DISEASE

WADE, Herbert E., Granfield., OKLAHOMA, Private, KILLED IN ACTION.

The Littletons are;

LITTLETON, William C., Salem., SOUTH CAROLINA, Private, KILLED IN ACTION

LITTLETON, James L., Parycar, TENNESSEE, Private, KILLED IN ACTION

LITTLETON, Arthur, FuLtz., Kentucky, Private, DIED OF DISEASE

LITTLETON, Curtis, Effie, LOUISIANA, Private, DIED OF WOUNDS

LITTLETON, Charles Lee, Haworth., OKLAHOMA, Private, KILLED IN ACTION

Tom.

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Simon_Fielding

Thanks for looking Tom.

Cheers

Simon

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BottsGreys

Tom:

I apologize, I inverted Jackson's name, it is:

Jackson, Wade H.

KIA Nov.1st, 1918

The other guy's name may be:

Cordell, T. Littleton Tazewell

111th MG Bn.

KIA Argonne

Thanks again for all your efforts,

Chris

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museumtom

You seem to have your names mixed up a bit young man

JACKSON, Wade H., Charlestown, WEST VIRGINIA, Private, KILLED IN ACTION

CORDELL, Lilleton T., Baltimore., MARYLAND, Lieutenant, KILLED IN ACTION

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museumtom

I just thought I should add a little information on the USA Database. It was originally compiled as a three book set and the plan was to record the names of every USA soldier who died in ww1. It also went to a lot of trouble to include photographs of each soldier. I think there are thousands and thousands of photographs so if you are interested in any particular soldier his picture may be there.I can copy it and post it here. However I dont generally do this unless I am asked.

Tom.

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