Seventy young men of Sheboygan county, most of them from the city of Sheboygan, offered
their services to their country through Company C or Troop M between April 3 and July 5, and
were rejected by reason of some slight physical disqualification.
These young men were willing and anxious to "do their bit" and for the most part it was a
sore disappointment to them that they were refused enlistment. In most of the cases the
announcement of the examining physicians that they were disqualified was a surprise to the
The physical requirements are very exacting. Some were rejected because of their height
and weight, some for defective eyesight, some for broken arches in their feet, some for weak
hearts, and a number of other physical ailments that the men know nothing about. It was nothing
to their detriment that they were rejected but to the contrary The Press is glad to publish the list
of those who volunteered their services that every honor possible may be shown them.
Those who volunteered from April 3 to July 5 and were rejected are:
|Kann (?), Frank|
|Lutheran (?), Walter|
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