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WWI at Home, Pt 78

These men, of our districts or attending the Normal School also served during the war in Europe, but we have not discovered information. Can you add to their story? Henry Allen Arland E. Ableman James Leighton Almack of Cheney Eldon J. Belyea William R. Bernard Percy J. Burnell Neil Caplinger (Navy) Archie N. Dake Jack Dowd (Navy) Thomas Grier Joseph W. Hueter Neff Humbert Arthur Jeffries Oscar Jeffries Edwin Kimball Arden Lee of Amber Orval Mast Lewis Montford McCormick Kenneth Melville Wilbur H. Miller Alfred Claude Morley of Tyler Walter H. Powell Glen Robinson (Army) T. Price Saylor John W. Scribner Edward Splichal J...

WWI at Home, Pt 75

Carl R. Yost had come to Cheney with his parents from Ohio where he had graduated high school and attended Ohio Northern University. He finished his education at Cheney Normal School where he was on the staff of the Kinnikinick and was the editor of the Journal. Carl graduated in May 1917.

WWI at Home, Pt 74

John Youngman was originally from Endicott. He was attending the Cheney Normal school to receive a 2-year certificate to teach in the state. While at school, he was the business manager of the Kinnikinick. Floyd O Wood of Cheney joined the Navy at age 19. He was assigned to the Radio department and was in training at Seattle when he was stuck with influenza in the winter of 1918. Floyd died in the naval hospital as reported by his brother Jake. Ewart Harding Dare served in the Army during World War I. He was instrumental in organizing the Cheney - Medical Lake Barracks of World War I veterans and was an active member of Cheney Post 72 ...

Normal School Basketball 1918-19

Cheney Normal School Basketball team 1918-1919 season  Lieutenant Fentsch (center) returned to his post as coach during the latter part of the season. Another returning veteran, George Wallace, stands at left next to Lt Fentsch. The season was unavoidably late, but the team was able to play practice games with the Normal faculty and the high school. Lettermen were (not in order for the photo) Henry Wynstra, Walter Wynstra, Jesse West, George Wallace, George Buchanan, Gerrit Van der Mer, and Morry Nelson.

WWI at Home, Pt73

Aubrey E. Roberts of Bandon, Oregon, on the coast at the mouth of the Coquille River was a student at the Normal School. He was inducted into the Army December 13, 1918 and assigned to Motor Truck 411 of the Quartermasters Corps at Camp Johnston in Florida. Fred E. Berquist of Coeur d’Alene was a student at the Normal School when he entered the Army December 14, 1918. He served with the Quartermasters Corps, initially with supply Company 312 at Camp Johnston here in the states and then with Clerical Company 2. Monroe J. Sharp enlisted in the National Guard at Spokane on July 5, 1917 at the age of 18. Sent to France December 12, 1917, ...

WWI at Home, Pt 72

Forney Carl Svenson of Cheney joined the Army on October 15 1918 at the age of 25. He served with Company C 333rd Battalion Tank Corps at Camp Colt and Camp Dix. He was discharged on December 1, 1918. James M Nelson enlisted in the Regular Army at age 22 on December 14, 1917 at Fort George Wright. Private Nelson first served with the 350th Aeronautic Support Squadron, arriving in France on July 16, 1918. He also served with the 1107th Aeronautic Air Service Replacement Squadron in England, returning to the States on December 23, 1918. A.A. Stricker of Deer Park was a student at the Normal School when he joined the National Army December ...

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 62

Aaron Delos Edgington was originally from Loon Lake and had worked on his father’s farm, but was living in Cheney while attending the Normal School. He was the Senior class President, a member of the journal staff, and served on the YMCA cabinet. Aaron graduated from the Normal School in May 1917, and was inducted into the Army in Stevens County, Washington on June 24, 1918. After basic training at Camp Lewis, Washington, Aaron was assigned to the Medical Department 13th Supply train in the states until his discharge February 25, 1919. After the war, Aaron worked for the Cheney Weeder Company where he received a patent in 1937 for his improved ...

WWI at Home Pt 59

Winfield D. Mace was inducted into the Army on April 15, 1918 three months shy of his 30th birthday. He served overseas with the 316th Battalion and Company 3 3rd Army stationed out of Koblenz, Germany. Private First Class Mace saw action in the battles at St. Mihiel, at Verdun with the French Army, and at Argonne. He spent time in Field Hospital #14 after being gassed on the battle field. He returned to the States and was discharged in August 1919. Richard H. Hall of Cheney was a student at the Normal School when he joined the Army April 26, 1918. He served with Company 418 of the Motor Truck Division of the Quartermasters Corps.

WWI at Home Pt 54

Fred Delkin was originally from Seattle and graduated from Broadway High School. He attended Washington State College, the University of Georgia, and received his Bachelor’s from the University of Washington in 1916. He taught at the high school in Harrison, Idaho, before joining the faculty of Cheney High School in September 1917 in the English department. Frederick Ladd Delkin was inducted into the Army at Seattle on January 5, 1918 at the age of 25. He served with Headquarter Company 362 Infantry. He was transferred to Company D 348 Machine Gun Battalion before going overseas in July 1918 where he served for a year, returning in July 1919. He ...