Genesee County World War I Honor Roll

The men and women of Genesee County, New York, who died in service during World War I

[Click on name for individual’s biographical profile and supporting documents]

 


Herman R Andrews — Batavia

Private First Class, Machine Gun Co, 319th Infantry, 80th Division. Killed in action at Bois la Ville, near Vilosnes-sur-Meuse, France, September 27, 1918. Age 22.


Dr John D Arnett — Pavilion

Lieutenant, Medical Reserve Corps. Killed while tending to wounded at Mont des Cats, near Berthen, France, April 16, 1918. Age 29.


Clifford A Barber — Batavia

Private First Class, Co H, 4th Infantry, 3rd Division. Died of diphtheria in an embarkation hospital at Camp Stuart, Newport News, Virginia, February 3, 1918. Age 20.


Edward W Barry — Batavia

Private, Co I, 311th Infantry, 78th Division. Died October 26, 1918 of wounds received in action near Grandpré, France. Distinguished Service Cross. Age 28.


Albert Beary — Batavia

Private First Class, Co A, 108th Infantry, 27th Division. Killed in action near Hindenburg Line east of Ronssoy, France, September 29, 1918. Age 22.


Albert W Bell — Darien

Private, Co D, 110th Infantry, 28th Division.  Killed in action near Varennes, France, September 26, 1918. Age 24.


Warren L Bignall — Elba

Private, Brenan School, U.S. Army. Died of pneumonia while attending training school in Chicago, Illinois, October 13, 1918. Age 31.


Carl E Bird — Alabama

Private, Co L, 147th Infantry, 37th Division. Killed in action near Ivoiry, France, September 29, 1918. Age 31.


George K Botts — LeRoy

Private, Co G, 7th Infantry, 3rd Division. Killed in action near Fossoy, France, July 15, 1918. Age 23.


William K Bray — Batavia

Private, 51st Co, 5th Regiment, 4th U.S. Marine Brigade, 2nd Division. Killed in action at Belleau Wood, France, June 11, 1918. Age 24.


Thomas A Brown — Batavia

Private First Class, Co L, 108th Infantry, 27th Division. Killed in action near Hindenburg Line east of Ronssoy, France, September 29, 1918. Age 24.


Frank Bruskofski — Darien

Private, 1st Casuals Co, Corps of Engineers. Died of pneumonia aboard Europe-bound troopship October 9, 1918. Age 30.


George F Buchner — Alabama

Private, Btry A, 7th Field Artillery, 1st Division. Killed in action near Véry, France, October 5, 1918. Age 24.


Arthur L Calkins — Batavia

Corporal, Co I, 107th Infantry, 27th Division. Died October 10, 1918 of wounds received in action near Hindenburg Line east of Ronssoy, France. Age 23.


Florence V Carney — Batavia

Private, Co C, Ordnance Corps. Died of pneumonia at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, October 11, 1918. Age 28.


Warren D Charles — Oakfield

Private, Co G, 7th Infantry, 3rd Division. Killed in action near Cierges (Meuse), France, October 11, 1918. Age 23.


 Cecelia J Cochran — LeRoy

Nurse volunteer, U.S. Public Health Service. Died of influenza and pneumonia in a military camp hospital, Huntsville, Alabama, October 15, 1918. Age 24.


Floyd B Cochran — Batavia

Private, Btry B, 147th Field Artillery, 32nd Division. Killed in action near St. Gilles, France, August 5, 1918. Age 30.


Edward A Coyle — Darien

First Sergeant, Co H, 16th Infantry, 1st Division. Killed in action near Soissons, France, July 19, 1918. Distinguished Service Cross. Age 23.


Errol D Crittenden — LeRoy

Private, HQ Co, 312th Engineers, 87th Division. Died of pneumonia at Camp Grange-Neuve, Bordeaux, France, October 15, 1918. Age 31.


Robert Ivan Dexter — Batavia

Corporal, Co B, 309th Infantry, 78th Division. Died aboard homebound ship February 12, 1919, of pneumonia and wounds received in action near Grandpré, France. Age 25.


Fiordinando Disimorne — Oakfield

Private, Co B, 309th Infantry, 78th Division. Killed in action near Grandpré, France, October 19, 1918. Age 24.


Edward Howard Fay — Batavia/Byron

Private, Btry A, 82nd Field Artillery, 15th Cavalry Division. Died of influenza and pneumonia at Fort Bliss, El Paso, Texas, October 9, 1918. Age 20.


Leo A Fiorito — LeRoy

Private, Co I, 108th Infantry, 27th Division. Died of wounds near Poperinghe, Belgium, August 25, 1918. Age 25.


Albert H Gelonek — Batavia

Private, Co A, 59th Infantry, 4th Division. Died July 23, 1918, of wounds received in action near Courchamps (Aisne), France. Age 22.


Chasie M Good — Pembroke

Private, Co B, 309th Infantry, 78th Division. Killed in action near Grandpré, France, October 20, 1918. Age 32.


Clarence S Heale — Batavia

Private, Co E, 102nd Ammunition Train, 27th Division. Died of intestinal obstruction in a hospital at Camp de Souge, France, July 18, 1918. Age 19.


William Hyde — Batavia

Corporal, Co M, 108th Infantry, 27th Division. Killed in action at Duncan Post near Hindenburg Line east of Ronssoy, France, September 28, 1918. Age 23.


Thomas C Illes — LeRoy

Private, Co G, 74th NY Infantry. Killed when struck by a trolley in Buffalo, New York, September 8, 1917. Age 22.


Ralph R Johncox — Batavia/Alexander   

Private First Class, Co A, 108th Infantry, 27th Division. Died September 29, 1918 of wounds received in action near Hindenburg Line east of Ronssoy, France. Age 22.


Edward L Kaine — LeRoy/Pavilion

Private, Co B, 59th Infantry, 4th Division. Died of pneumonia in a hospital at Aix-les-Bains, France, November 9, 1918. Age 28.


James E Keable — Batavia

Private First Class, Co A, 108th Infantry, 27th Division. Died October 3, 1918 of wounds received in action near Hindenburg Line east of Ronssoy, France. Age 25.


Fred N Kiernan — Batavia

Private, Co E, 311th Infantry, 78th Division. Killed in action near Grandpré, France, October 18, 1918. Age 27.


Leon F Kingdon — Stafford

Private, Co L, 148th Infantry, 37th Division. Died November 1, 1918 of wounds received in action near Cruyshautem, Flanders, Belgium. Age 27.


John Kirkpatrick — Stafford

Corporal, Co I, 4th Infantry, 3rd Division. Killed in action near Nogentel, France, July 20, 1918. Age 21.


Harold T Lay — Batavia

Private, Co I, 106th Infantry, 27th Division. Died of pneumonia in an Army hospital at Rouen, France, October 25, 1918. Age 27.


Clarence E Lear — Batavia

Private, Co B, 309th Infantry, 78th Division. Killed in action near Grandpré, France, October 19, 1918. Age 24.


Glenn S Loomis — Batavia

Private, 17th Co, 5th Regiment, 4th U.S. Marine Brigade, 2nd Division. Killed in action at Belleau Wood, France, June 7, 1918. Age 23.


Harold R Lortz — Batavia

Seaman Second Class, U.S. Naval Reserve Force. Died of pneumonia at Eastleigh Naval Aviation Repair Base, England, October 21, 1918. Age 21.


Hiram G Luhman — Oakfield

Private, 23rd Co, 6th Machine Gun Battalion, 4th U.S. Marine Brigade, 2nd Division. Died June 19, 1918 of wounds received in action at Belleau Wood, France. Age 18.


Percy Luttrell — LeRoy

Private, Co A, 108th Infantry, 27th Division. Died of pneumonia and wounds in a hospital at Rouen, France, November 4, 1918. Age 28.


Joseph A Maher — Batavia

Private, Army Air Service. Died from injuries sustained in an auto accident near Camp John Wise, Texas, September 21, 1918. Age 24.


Lester H Merrill — Byron

Private First Class, Co C, 325th Infantry, 82nd Division. Killed in action near St. Juvin, France, October 15 or 25, 1918. Age 24.


Patrick Molyneaux — LeRoy

Private, Co A, 59th Infantry, 4th Division. Killed in action near the Bois de Brieulles, France, September 30, 1918. Age 29.


Edgar R Murrell — LeRoy

Private, Btry D, 307th Field Artillery, 78th Division. Died of pneumonia and diphtheria in a military hospital near Winchester, England, March 29, 1918. Age 27.


Carl J Nielson — Elba

Private First Class, Co C, 108th Infantry, 27th Division. Killed in action near Hindenburg Line near Bony, France, September 29, 1918. Age 22.


Walter F Owens — Pembroke

Private, Co C, 325th Infantry, 82nd Division. Killed in action near Cornay, France, October 10, 1918. Age 27.


Willis C Peck — Batavia

Coxswain, U.S. Navy. Died of tuberculosis at U.S. Naval Hospital in Newport, Rhode Island, March 31, 1918. Age 25.


Homer L Peckham — Batavia

Sergeant, HQ, 153rd Field Artillery Brigade, 78th Division. Died of pneumonia and nephritis in an Army hospital in Dijon, France, February 9, 1919. Age 26.


Dr Victor M Rice — Batavia

Captain, Co 21, Army Medical Officers Training Corps. Died of pneumonia at Camp Greenleaf Hospital, Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, October 13, 1918. Age 37.


George F Ripton — LeRoy

Private, Co C, 3rd Provisional Battalion, Engineers. Died of influenza and pneumonia at Fort Benjamin Harrison, Indiana, October 10, 1918. Age 28.


Philip Rocket — Oakfield

Private, Co K, 60th Infantry, 5th Division. Killed in action near Cunel, France, October 12, 1918. Age 31.


Dewey Sackett — Bergen

Wagoner, Co B, 304th Machine Gun Battalion, 77th Division. Died November 4, 1918, of wounds received in action near Grandpré, France. Age 22.


Peter J Schlick — Batavia

Corporal, Co H, 18th Infantry, 1st Division. Killed in action near Exermont, France, October 4, 1918. Age 21.


Wesley R Shamp — Alexander

Private, Btry F, 36th Field Artillery, 12th Division. Died of pneumonia at Camp McClellan, Alabama, January 21, 1919. Age 21.


James Silve — Batavia

Private, Co C, 70th Engineers. Died of pneumonia at Fort Douglas, Utah, October 21, 1918. Age 25.


Alvin A Smith — LeRoy/Stafford

Private, Co A, 108th Infantry, 27th Division. Killed in action near Hindenburg Line east of Ronssoy, France, September 29, 1918. Age 17.


Leonard C Snyder — Batavia

Private, Co F, 4th Infantry, 3rd Division. Died August 2, 1918 of wounds received in action near Le Charmel, France. Age 20.


Robert S Spencer — Batavia

Private, 23rd Co, 6th Machine Gun Battalion, 4th U.S. Marine Brigade, 2nd Division. Killed in action at Belleau Wood, France, June 10, 1918. Age 22.


Glen C Sprague — Batavia

Private First Class, Co A, 108th Infantry, 27th Division. Killed in action near St. Souplet, France, October 17, 1918. Age 28.


Ira Spring — Alabama/Tonawanda Reservation

Private First Class, Co F, 147th Infantry, 37th Division. Killed in action near Ancerviller, France, August 9, 1918. Age 26.


Elva C Springer — Batavia

Corporal, 83rd Co, 6th Regiment, 4th U.S. Marine Brigade, 2nd Division. Died November 2, 1918, of wounds received in action near Landres-et-Saint Georges, France. Age 20.


Stanislaw Stanek — Batavia

Private, Co F, 108th Infantry, 27th Division. Killed in action near Hindenburg Line east of Ronssoy, France, September 29, 1918. Age 25.


Charles E Votrie — Batavia

Private First Class, Co B, 59th Infantry, 4th Division. Killed in action near Bazoches, France, August 11, 1918. Age 31.


Samuel G Welch — Corfu

Private First Class, Co D, 108th Infantry, 27th Division. Killed in action near Hindenburg Line at Bony, France, September 29, 1918. Age 20.


Walter D White — Byron

Private, Co B, 309th Infantry, 78th Division. Died November 9, 1918, of wounds received in action near St. Juvin, France. Distinguished Service Cross. Age 27.


John R Wilder — LeRoy

Sergeant, 50th Aero Squadron, U.S. Signal Corps. Died of pneumonia in an Army hospital at Baltimore, Maryland, January 11, 1918. Age 27.