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WWI at Home Pt 69

Guy Wilson Leach was inducted into the Army at Spokane on August 30, 1918 at the age of 23. Private Leach was with Company L of the 44th Infantry Brigade until his discharge on July 1, 1919. That October he married his sweetheart Edith Gilbert. Guy was a member of the American Legion Post in Cheney. He was a custodian at the junior high school and did carpentry work in Cheney. Ernest C. Hansen was inducted into the Army at Spokane on August 30, 1918. He served with Company A 37th Machine Gun Battalion 13th Division until his release from service January 29, 1919. Ernie Hansen was born in Cheney and attended school here and graduated from ...

WWI at Home Pt 68

Carl Dryer Grubb was transferred from the Student Army Training Corps at Oregon Agricultural College into the Coast Guard August 14, 1918. He served with Battery D 27th Coast Artillery Corps. He was released from service at Camp Lewis on January 10, 1919.

WWI at Home Pt 67

Salmer O. Visby of Amber was inducted into the Army on July 23, 1918 at Spokane. The 24-year-old served with Company M of the 62nd Infantry Brigade, 31st Division. Private Visby was discharged February 17, 1919. Photo of Sam Visby and Jim Andren Peter Hartmeier was inducted into the Army at Spokane August 7, 1918 at age 28. He served at Long Island, New York with Company D 62nd Infantry until his discharge February 22, 1919.

WWI at Home Pt 66

James Edward Andren was inducted into the Army at Spokane on July 23, 1918. He did his basic training at Camp Lewis Washington. In August 1918 he was assigned to Company M 62nd Infantry until his discharge May 17, 1919. James was 22, working as a farm laborer for Robert Mill. James was described as medium height, stout build with blue eyes and red hair. Francis Keefe was a student at the Normal School when he joined the Army July 23, 1918. He served with Headquarters Company, 62nd Infantry Brigade, 31st Division, the Sappers and Bombers.

WWI at Home Pt 65

George A. Latimer of Plaza was inducted into the Army on July 23, 1918. Private Latimer served with the Headquarters Company of the 12th Infantry at Camp Mills and Camp Stuart until his discharge on March 20, 1919. Clifford H. Van Brunt of Cheney was inducted into the Army at Spokane on July 23, 1918. He served with Company K of the 62nd Infantry Brigade, 31st Division. In August 1919, he re-enlisted for another term, before settling down to marry is sweetheart, Kathryn Jensen of Cheney in 1928.