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NORTHERN ARKANSAS MEN WHO SERVED IN WORLD WAR I
If not serving in an Arkansas outfit, their parents had connections
with Northern Arkansas and Newton County,Arkansas

There were 118,518 American casualties in World War I
There are 33,717 soldiers buried in cemeteries overseas or placed
on the Walls of the Missing
Other men who served in World War I are buried in Arkansas
cemeteries and will be listing more men from time to time in
alphabetical order

If YOU have any Arkansas man who served in World War I that you
would like listed here, please send me an E-mail.
Be sure to give details
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BLACKWOOD, PERRY COLUMBUS
Born 13 Oct 1893 in Newton County, Arkansas
PFC, World WarI, Served in France
Father: Milton E. Blackwood
Mother: Tennessee Middleton
When Perry returned from the War he married ANNIE HUMPHREY in April
of 1919. See "James Milton Blackwood Story" in my 'Kinfolks Stories'
Annie was the daughter of Tom Humphrey and Sarah Lofton who also
lived in Newton County.
Perry died 13 June 1957 in Cape Girardeau, Missouri and along with
his wife Annie, is buried at Forest Hills Cemetery at Morley, Missouri
Sent to me by (cny53452@centurytel.net), grandchild of Perry.

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CAMPBELL, GARRETT M.
Private, U.S. Army
7th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division
Entered the Service from Arkansas
Died 15 July 1918
Missing in action or buried at sea
Tablets of the Missing at Aisne-Mame American Cemetery
Belleau, France
Father: Jerry Campbell
Mother: Martha Isabelle Smith
Parents from Newton County, Arkansas and both buried in Smith
Cemetery at Vendor, Arkansas (Newton County)

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COLLINS, James "Jim"
Pvt US Army WWI
Born: 24May1893
Died: 21Nov1989
Father: Benjamin Franklin "Ben" Collins
Mother: Clerinda E. "Clera" Harrison
Spouse: Ola Royce
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DICKEY, Leonard Gene
Sgt AR Co. E, 306th Ammo TN 81 Div, WWI
Born 20June1892
Died 26May1960
He is buried in Bens Branch Cemetery, Newton County, Arkansas
Parents: Mary Jane "Mollie" Dickey Asher Eddings
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EDDINGS,Ernest Virgil
PVT 64 CO 162 Depot Brigade WWI
born:29 Dec 1896 Newton County,Arkansas
died:11 June 1961 Tulare County, California
Father: James Robert "Jobe"Eddings
Mother:Anna Saleta Starr
Spouse:Alice Arizona Waters(1900-2002)
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FARMER,William Harvey
born:1892
died:?
CA SGT 388 Infantry,97 Division,WWI
Father: William Farmer
Mother:Elizabeth Villines Farmer Roberts(1849-1907)
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FLUD, HENRY JACKSON
Private, Seventh Infantry, Third Division
Born: 22 December 1895 in Newton County, Arkansas.
Father: John Lemuel "Honey John" Flud
Mother: Edia Isabelle Flud Flud
Married Leoria CANTRELL on 25 January 1920 in Eufaula, Oklahoma.
Henry died on 27 December 1957 at Muskogee, Oklahoma
He is buried in Moore Cemetery, Fame, Oklahoma.
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FLUD,John Sherman
Private,U S Army
Born:3Feb1897 Arkansas
Died:38Sept1968 Ft. Worth,Texas
Father:William Riley Flud 1869
Mother:Louisiana Brasel
Spouse:Nellie R Triplett (1911-1935 OK in house fire)
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FOSTER,Elmer Parmenas
Private,U S ARMY, WWI
Born 17 Feb 1894 Mt.Judea,Arkansas
Died 8 June 1966,Claremore,Rogers County, Oklahoma
Father:Charles Franklin Foster (1846-1924)
Mother:Martha Elizabeth O'Neal (1864-1964)
Spouse: Ruth Ward (1898-1966)
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FOSTER, IRVIN J.
Born: 19 April 1892
NM Pfc 79 BLN Co. Air Service, WWI
Died: 15 Jan 1949
Buried: Sandhill Cemetery, Newton County, Arkansas
Parents:
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GARRISON, LEE
Private, U.S. Army
7th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division
Entered the Service from Arkansas
Died 1 October 1918
Buried at Plot D, Row 14, Grave 36
Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery,Romagne, France
Father: Ed Garrison
Mother: Mary E Adams
Spouse: Fannie Woodard. Married 16 April 1917 in Newton County,
Arkansas
Parents are buried in Tarlton Cemetery, Newton County, Arkansas
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GILMORE,Felix Bryan Sr.
Pvt Co. K 38th Infantry WWI
Birth: Dec. 12, 1896 Red Rock,Newton County,Arkansas
Death: Oct. 30, 1963,Stillwater,Payne County,Oklahoma
Buried: Fairlawn Cemetery,Stillwater,Payne County,:Blk-4A,Lot 9
Father: John Columbus "Wadd"Gilmore
Mother: Mary Ann Cheatham Gilmore Ham(1875-1953)
Spouse: Verna Cooper
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GREENHAW,Kingston G
Born 19 Jan 1895 Newton Co.AR
Died 28 Nov 1973
Memory Gardens Cemetery,McAlester,Pittsburg,Oklahoma
Father: James Frank Greenhaw
Mother: Rosa Greenhaw
Spouse: Velma L Nichols (1904-2006)
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GREENHAW, William Oliver
born: 20 Dec 1894
died: 22April 1962 Lake Wales,Florida
Father: Charles Greenhaw
Mother: Sarah Tennison
Spouse: Ruth Mae Malle
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HAMILTON,Tommy
born:16June1887 Panola County,Chickasaw Nation
Corp.34th Division WWI.Dawes Roll,Card No.1117,Roll 335
died : 8 Feb 1935 El Paso,Texas
Buried:Garden of Memories,Colbert,Bryan County,Oklahoma
Father:John C Hamilton
Mother:Amanda Benton(Full blooded Chickasaw Indian)
Spouse:CECILE AGNES BELL
He had college degree.Engraver for Dallas Texas Newspaper
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HAMILTON, BERT
Private, U S Army
126th Infantry Regiment, 32nd Infantry Division
Entered the Service from Arkansas
Died 5 October 1918 (another record shows 28 September 1918)
Buried at Plot A, Row 08, Grave 23
Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery
Romagne, France
Bert was born 27 April 1892 in Newton County, Arkansas
He married Rosie Keith on 19 July 1917 in Newton County, Arkansas
Father: Zachary Taylor Hamilton
Mother: Paralee Davis, daughter of Richard Davis and Louisana Kavanaugh
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HARP, Curtis
AR Pvt 162nd Infantry 41st Division, WWI
Born: 18Nov1894
Died: 25Feb1947
Buried Sandhill Cemetery, Newton County, Arkansas
Parents: Samuel H. and Amanda Braden Harp
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HARP, LONNIE S.
Pvt U.S. Army WWI
Born 4 Jan 1897
Died 26 May 1982
Buried Sandhill Cemetery, Newton County, Arkansas
Parents: Samuel H. and Amanda E. Braden Harp
Spouse: Artie Curtis m: 1 Dec 1923 Newton County
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HARRISON, Vol W
born: Oct 1885
served 345th Infantry, 87 Division as a COOK
died: 1937
buried Jasper Cemetery,Newton County,Arkansas
Father: Jolly Austin Harrison
Mother: Maude M Phillips
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HEFLEY, Jesse
Born 3 Oct 1895 Newton County, Arkansas
Died: 29 Nov 1970
Buried Mt. Judea Cemetery, Newton County, Arkansaas
Parents: Thomas Jefferson & Lou Eller Guthrie Hefley
Spouses: Clara Ewing
See "Thomas Jefferson & Lou Eller Guthrie Story" in my 'Kinfolks
Stories'. A photo is there of Jesse in his WWI Uniform.
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HIGBEE, Myron Clare
Born 29 Sept 1887
ME Sgt 160 Dep Brig WWI
Died 25 Jan 1968
Buried Jasper Cemetery, Newton County, Arkansas Spouse:
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HOLT, Otis
Pvt AR US Army WWI
born 12 Feb 1897
died 2 Dec 1970
burial: Smith Cemetery, Newton County, Arkansas
father: Charles William "Will" Holt
Mother: Leathie Ann Pierce
Spouse: Rachel Florence Smith. m: 23 Sept 1917 Newton County
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HOOK, Charles William
Born 11 Apr 1894
E1 US Navy WWI
Died 5 Mar 1955
Buried Jasper Cemetery, Newton County, Arkansas
Parents:
Spouse:
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JOHNSON, Harry
Born 3 Mar 1896
Pvt US Army WWI
Died 7 Jan 1990
Buried Jasper Cemetery, Newton County, Arkanss
Parents:
Spouse
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JONES, Otis Lee
Born 21 Sept 1891
Vet of World War I France
Died 22 Mar 1957
Buried Jasper Cemetery, Newton County, Arkansas
Parents: Brice Lawrence and Lena Boomer Jones
Spouse:
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LASSEN, Hilmar
Born 4 May 1892
AR Pvt Co. B 316 Infantry, WWI
Died 14 Feb 1949
Buried Jasper Cemetery, Newton County, Arkansas
Parents:
Spouse:
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MARTIN, George W
Born 25 Aug 1896
AR Pvt U.S. Army WWI
Died 27 April 1974
Buried Smith Cemetery, Newton County, Arkanssa
Parents:Seburn Martin & Mariah Josephine Talley Martin Smith
Spouse: Barbara A. "Barbie" Campbell. m:9Dec1917 Newton County
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MOORE, George Legrand
Born 23 Oct 1899
AR E1 US Navy WWI
Died 17 Dec 1950
Buried Jasper Cemetery, Newton County, Arkansas
Parents: Walter and Annie Boomer Moore
Spouse:
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OWEN, Elmer Lee
U S Army, WWII
born: 7 Nov 1895 Arkansas
died: 24 Sep 1966
buried: Annies Chapel Cemetery, Johnson County,Arkansas
Father: John Henry Owen (1865-1948)
Mother: Martha Angeline Johnson (1867-1947)
Spouse: Ida Margie Freeman
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OWEN, Homer Eldon
Pvt. QM Corps,WW I
born: 16Feb1894
Died: 21 Dec 1947
Buried: Annies Chapel Cemetery,Johnson County,Arkansas
Father: John Henry Owen (1865-1948)
Mother: Martha Angeline Johnson (1867-1947)
Spouse: Mary Ethel Hutchins (1897-1986)
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PASS, Alois J
Born 24 June 1899
Pvt US Army WWI
Died 2 May 1989
Buried Jasper Cemetery, Newton County, Arkansas
Parents:
Spouse:
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PRATT,Harrison Morton
Born: 10Feb1889
U S Army WWI
Died:22Oct1971
Buried Smith Cemetery,Newton County,Arkansas
Spouse: Montie Middleton
Parents:
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SCROGGINS, Sam Ike
born: in January 1895
Served as Pfc 5th Infantry, Second Division WWI
He married EFFIE TURNER on 1 April 1920 in Newton County, Arkansas
Father: John Scroggins
Mother: Amanda Jane Wishon
Sam died 21June1925 and is buried in Low Gap Cemetery, Newton County
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SHATT(SHATSWELL),Rudy "Buddie"
Born: 6 Mar 1889 Arkansas
Served Pvt. Co. K, 12th Infantry, WWI
Died:22 Apr 1966
Buried: Greenlawn Cemetery, Checotah, Oklahoma
Father: Thomas Columbus Shatswell(1849-1941)
Mother:Rutha Mariah Jones( (1853-1921)
Spouse:Melvina Hallum (1883-1914)
Spouse:Elma A Ewing Bailey (1901-1969)
Spouse:Betty Rhynes Nichols (1905-1991)
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WILSON, BRACK
born: 22 Sept 1898 in Newton County, Arkansas
Brack served in World War I, unknown unit
Father: John Westley Wilson
Mother: Mary Tennessee Smith (Levi Smith and Sopha Ann Flood family)
Brack did not marry but may have two children
While in World WarI an officer was correcting him and had Brack on
the ground kicking him when Brack picked up an iron lamp and hit the
officer in the head, killing him. Brack was convicted and sent to
Leavenworth, Kansas where he stayed until World WarII. He was
released from prison to join the Service in WORLD WAR II. He also
served in KOREAN WAR.
Brack was discharged with HONORS.
Brack died on 11 Jan 1976 in Old Soldiers Home at Washington D.C.
He is buried in Arlington National Cemetery at Washington D.C.
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Evelyn Flood
Rkinfolks@yahoo.com