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WWI at Home Pt 41

Ernest E. Harr was inducted into the Army October 5 1917. He served in France from July 6, 1918 to April 15, 1919 with Machine Gun Company 361st Infantry Regiment, 181st Infantry Brigade, 91st Division. He fought in the campaigns at St Mihiel, Meuse-Argonne, and Lys Scheidt. Ernest was discharged at Camp Lewis May 1, 1919. Herman O. Jensen was 23 years old when he was inducted into the Army at Spokane on October 5, 1917. After basic training at Camp Lewis, Herman was sent to France July 6, 1918 with Machine Gun Company of the 361st Infantry Regiment, 181st Infantry Brigade, 91st Division. He returned to Camp Lewis on April 15, 1919 and was discha...

WWI at Home Pt 40

Born near Bonnie Lake, Cleve Crosley was inducted into the Army on October 5, 1917 at Spokane. He served with the Machine Gun Company 361st Infantry, the 434th Aeronautical Construction Squadron Signal Corps, and the Headquarters Spruce Production Squadron at Vancouver, Washington. Cleve was discharged December 17, 1918. He returned to farming south of Cheney after the war. Organized as 434th Aero Squadron at Vancouver Barracks in Washington, it was re-designated 69th Spruce Squadron, July 1918 and transferred to Clatsop, Oregon and assigned to Spruce Production Division.

WWI at Home Pt 39

Clarence John Harr enlisted in the Navy October 4, 1917. He served aboard the USS Kearsarge in the North Atlantic. Clarence was noted as a baseball player and pitched in many local and Spokane games. While he was stationed at Mare Island and in Virginia, he pitched in Navy teams. He was promoted to petty officer and was in charge of a considerable group of men for most of his time in service. After his discharge June 1920, Clarence returned to the Cheney community and engaged in farming and the buying and selling of livestock. Arthur E. Scheel of Cheney was a student at the Normal School when he joined the Navy October 3, 1917. He assigned ...

The USS Leviathan

USS Leviathan returned to civilian duty after serving the US Navy during WWI