Clay Co., KS AHGP--WW Dead Page 1


Clay County Veterans of the World War
"Our Heroic Dead"
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CARL H. BELIN. Son of Mrs. Belin, of Clay Center, Kans. Carl enlisted in the Coast Artillery, May 7, 1917, and detailed to Ft. Logan, Colo. A short time later he was sent to Ft. Ruger, Hawaiian Islands. He died in Camp Stuart, Newport News, Va., at the age of 21 years, 4 months.  Carl received a medal qualifying as sharpshooter.




HAROLD ESMOND BUCHANAN. Son of Edward S. and Mary E. Buchanan. Born August 27, 1895. Entered service September 21, 1917, at Camp Funston, Kans. He served in the 15th Co. 164th Depot Brigade until he was later transferred to Camp Doniphan, Okla., where he was placed in Co. H. 139th Inf. and later assigned to Co. K. 140th Inf., 35th Division.

Harold died at the Base Hospital, Camp Mills, L. I., Minneola, N. Y. of Pneumonia, May 8, 1918. He was married to Mabel E. Seal, December 20, 1916.




BLUEFORD M. CARTER. Son of James W. and Bertha A. Carter, born July 1, 1896. He entered service in the U. S. Army September 5, 1918 at Camp Funston, Kans., and served with the 25th Co. 164th Depot Brigade until his death. Blueford contracted the Spanish Influenza and died at the Base Hospital at Ft. Riley, October 15, 1918.




LOUIS D. MCCULLOUGH. Son of Clark McCullough, enlisted in the U. S. Navy, June 2, 1917, at Kansas City, Mo. He was engineer on "U" boat chaser, stationed at Seattle, Wash. Louis died in Seattle. Wash., with the influenza Oct. 6, 1918.