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Casualties of Co. H, 105th Infantry

World War I

Amsterdam, NY

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Source: Amsterdam Evening Recorder, Tuesday, March 25, 1919
NOTE: not all spellings are correct.

MEN OF COMPANY H
WHO PAID IN FULL

General O'Ryan Makes Report of Deaths in Service Overseas.

THOSE ON THE HONOR ROLL

Several Amsterdamians Are Included
in the List of the Fallen Ones.




Major General John F. O'Ryan of the 27th Division of the American expeditionary force has made public an official list of the casualties of the division while in overseas service, with the facts in the official records about the circumstances of each man's death and information as to burial so far as obtainable. Included in the list are the names of fourteen men of Company H, 105th infantry, although a majority of these were from aother places than Amsterdam, and also one Amsterdamian in the machine gun company of the regiment. This record follows:

Company H.

Corporal Charles J. Baier, died of wounds, casualty clearing station No. 5. Buried at Bihecourt, American section of British military cemetery, Row A., Grave 9.

First Lieutenant James T. Bergen, killed in action October 17. Buried in B. St. Souplet, American military cemetery, Plot A, Row 1, Grave 3.

L. W. Conrad, killed in action September 29.

First Lieutenant H. L. Conway, died of wounds August 24. Buried at the British military cemetery at Esquelbecq, Plot 5, Row A, Grave 17.

Second Lieutenant A. L. Cunningham, killed in action October 19. Buried at the American military cemetery at St. Souplet, Plot A, Row 1, Grave 7.

T. J. Dorian, killed in action September 29. Buried at the American military cemetery at Guillemont Farm, near Le Catelot, Halle, Plot B, Row 3, Grave 1.

Corporal G. E. J. Gagne, killed in action September 29. Buried at the American military cemetery at Guillemont Farm, near Le Catelot, Halle, Plot A, Row 4, Grave 8.

P. Glisman, killed in action August 7. Buried at Sh. 28 NA, Plot 75, Row 2, Grave 5.

H. A. Horn, killed in action September 27. Buried at the American military cemetery at Bony, Plot E, Row 2, Grave 28.

Sergeant J. W. O'Meara, died of wounds October 1. Buried at the American military cemetery at Bony, Plot F, Row 1, Grave 10.

Corporal L. H. Raught. Buried at Brookwood cemetery, Surrey, England, 181586.

R. D. Seabury, killed in action September 29. Buried at the British military cemetery at Lamphrie, near Le Catelot, Grave 2.

Fred Waterman, killed in action September 1. Buried at the British military cemetery at Lissenhoek, near Abeele, Plot 32, Row C, Grave 25.

Sergeant A. Wheeler, died of wounds October 20 at casualty clearing station No. 5. Buried at American section of British military cemetery at Bihecourt, Row B, Grave 5.


Machine Gun Company.

Corporal W. D. Van Derhoof, died of disease October 26. Buried at St. Sever cemetery, Rouen, Plot R, Row G, Grave 8143.




The extra information below was abstracted from the New York State Division of Military and Naval Affairs, New York State Military Museum's website's "Roll Of Honor: Citizens Of The State Of New York Who Died While In The Service Of The United States During The World War."

Name County Branch Street City State Rank Company Regiment/Bn Cause of Death Date of Death
BAIER, Charles J. Jr. MontgomeryUnited States Army 31 Storrie St.AmsterdamNYCorporalCompany H 105th Infantry DOW18-Oct-1918
BERGEN, James T. Montgomery United States Army
Amsterdam NY 1st LieutenantCompany H 105th Infantry KIA 17-Oct-1918
CONRAD, Lowell W. New York City United States Army 247 Carmita Ave. Rutherford NJ PrivateCompany H 105th Infantry KIA 29-Sep-1918
CONWAY, Harry L. New York City United States Army
New York City NY 1st LieutenantCompany H 105th Infantry DOW 24-Aug-1918
CUNNINGHAM, Arthur H. Steuben United States Army
Hornell NY 2nd Lieutenant Company H 105th Infantry KIA 18-Oct-1918
DORIAN, Thomas J. New York City United States Army 412 Pleasant Ave. New York NY PrivateCompany H 105th Infantry KIA 29-Sep-1918
GANGNE, George E. J. Montgomery United States Army 67 Elizabeth St. Amsterdam NY PrivateCompany H 105th Infantry KIA 29-Sep-1918
GLISMAN, Philip New York City United States Army 213 Bayview Ave. Princess Bay,
Staten Island
NY Private Company H 105th InfantryKIA 7-Aug-1918
HORN, Harold A. New York City United States Army 1074 Lincoln Pl. Brooklyn NY Private, 1st class Company H 106th Infantry KIA 27-Sep-1918
O'MEARA, John W. New York City United States Army
Staten Island NY Sergeant Company H 105th Infantry KIA 30-Sep-1918
RAUGHT, Lester H. Columbia United States Army
Philmont NY Corporal Company H 105th Infantry Meningitis 27-Sep-1918
SEABURY, Raymond D. Montgomery United States Army 27 Finlay St. Amsterdam NY Private Company H 105th Infantry KIA 29-Sep-1918
Van DERHOOF, William D. Montgomery United States Army 10 Glen Ave. Amsterdam NY Corporal M. G. 105th Infantry Appendicitis 29-Oct-1918
WATERMAN, Frederick H. Jr. Montgomery United States Army 89 Fairview Pl. Amsterdam NY Private, 1st ClassCompany H 105th Infantry KIA 1-Sep-1918
WHEELER, Arthur H. Fulton United States Army 4 River St. Gloversville NY Sergeant Company H 105th Infantry KIA 19-Oct-1918

Another local man who was killed, from Company G of the 105th:
HUTCHINSON, Harry J. FultonUnited States Army 137 W S Ave. Gloversville NYPrivate Company G 105th Infantry KIA 27-Sep-1918




LINKS TO SITES WITH INFORMATION ABOUT SOME OF THE CEMETERIES WHERE THESE MEN WERE BURIED

St. Souplet British Cemetery.
Site contains beautiful photographs.
After the Armistice, the American graves were removed.

Bihucourt Communal Cemetery

Guillemont Road Cemetery

WW1 Military Cemeteries in France

Somme American Cemetery
Bony, Aisne, France

Somme American Cemetery
American Cemetery
02420 Bony
France

Esquelbecq Military Cemetery

Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery
Poperinge, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium
Lijssenthoek was also once known as Remy Cemetery.

List of Cemeteries where Men of the 27th Division Were Buried
NOTE: this link will download a .pdf file




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