Vienna Historical Society
Preserving the History of Vienna and Mount Vernon, Maine

World War I Veterans

World War I Veterans of Vienna

compiled by Norma Wing

Robert B. Austin

Serial Number:
Parents:
Birth Place:
Birth Date: 01 May 1899
Residence:
Service:
Date of Death: 28 Apr 1973
Place of Death: Waterville
Buried: Franklin Cemetery , Vienna , Maine

Hervey Bean

Serial Number:
Parents: Albert & Olivetta (Curtis) Bean
Birth Place: Vienna , Maine
Birth Date: 11 Aug 1896
Residence: Vienna
Service:
Date of Death: 15 Dec 1954
Place of Death: Lincolnville, Maine
Buried: Franklin Cemetery, Vienna, Maine

Lawrence Edward Childs

Serial Number: 4190101
Parents: Fred & Ida (Sanborn) Childs
Birth Place: Vienna, Maine
Birth Date: 06 Apr 1897
Residence: Mt. Vernon, Maine
Service: He was inducted in Waterville on 28 Aug 1918 as a Private. He served in the 151st Depot Brigade until discharge. He had no overseas service. He was honorably discharged on demobilization on 06 Mar 1919.
Date of Death: 30 Aug 1965
Place of Death: Farmington , Maine
Buried:

Carroll J Cooper

Serial Number: 2728952
Parents: Jean & Delia (Kelley) Cooper
Birth Place: Togus, Maine
Birth Date: 05 Dec 1893
Residence: Vienna, Maine
Service: He was inducted in Waterville on 24 Jun 1918 as a Private. He served in the 151st Depot Brigade from 21 Aug 1918 and Company G, 74th Infantry until discharge. He had no overseas service. He was honorably discharged on demobilization on 22 Jan 1919.
Date of Death: 27 Apr 1965
Place of Death: Augusta , Maine
Buried: Franklin Cemetery, Vienna , Maine

Herbert Shaw Davis

Serial Number: 583756
Parents: Lendell & Samantha (Feak) Davis
Birth Place: Vienna, Maine
Birth Date: 31 Mar 1884
Residence: Mt. Vernon, Maine
Service: He enlisted in Regular Army at Fort Williams on 06 Aug 1914. He served as Sergeant from 14 Feb 1918 and as a Band Leader from 18 Dec 1918 in the 2nd Band Company, Coast Artillery Corps at Fort Williams, Maine until discharge. He had no overseas service. He was honorably discharged for re-enlistment on 09 Mar 1920.
Date of Death: 09 July 1960
Place of Death: Contra Costa, California
Buried: Golden Gate National Cemetery, San Bruno, California

Raymond Herbert French

Parents: James A. & Bertha E. (Shorey) French
Birth Place: Vienna , Maine
Birth Date: 28 Apr 1893
Residence: Rome, Maine
Service: He was inducted in Waterville on 24 Jun 1918 as a Private. He served in the 22nd Company, 6th Battalion , 151st Depot Brigade. He was discharged on 02 Jul 1918.
Date of Death:
Place of Death:
Buried:

Hall J. Graves

Serial Number: 582355
Parents: Eugene & Isabel (Hall) Graves
Birth Place: Vienna, Maine
Date of Birth: 17 Oct 1898
Residence: Auburn, Maine
Service: He enlisted in National Guard in Auburn on 31 Mar 1917. He served as a Private 1st Class from 11 May 1917 in Battery E, 54th Artillery to 23 May 1918 in Battery A, 65th Artillery until discharge. He saw action at the Battle of Saint Mihiel; the Meuse Argonne Offensive; and the Defensive Sector. He served overseas from 22 Mar 1918 to 30 Jan 1919. He was honorably discharged on demobilization on 14 Feb 1919.
Date of Death: 22 Sept 1965
Place of Death: Togus, Maine
Buried: Brunswick ?

Carroll Woodbury Hall

Parents: Thomas & Annie (Young) Hall
Birth Place: Vienna , Maine
Birth Date: 25 May 1890
Residence: Lewiston, Maine
Service: He enlisted in National Guard in Lewiston on 09 Jul 1917 as a Private. He reported for Federal Service on 25 Jul 1917. He served in Battery C, 1st Field Artillery, Maine National Guard to discharge. He had no overseas service. He was honorably discharged on 14 Aug 1917.
Date of Death:
Place of Death:
Buried:

Earle Everest Hughes

Parents: John W. & Lizzie D. (Sawyer) Hughes
Birth Place: Vienna , Maine
Birth Date: 04 Dec 1889
Residence: Mt. Vernon, Maine
Comment: He was inducted in Waterville on 29 Apr 1918 as Private. He served in the 151st Depot Brig ade. He was honorably discharged on 09 May 1918.
Date of Death: 26 Feb 1925
Place of Death:
Buried:

Clyde Orian Ladd

Serial Number: 3162989
Parents: Jacob & Rose (Mooers) Ladd
Birth Place: Vienna , Maine
Birth Date: 23 Oct 1893
Residence: Vienna, Maine
Service: He was inducted in Waterville on 25 Jul 1918. He served as a Private 1st Class from 22 Oct 1918 in Company B, 73rd Infantry until discharge. He had no overseas service. He was honorably discharged on demobilization on 17 Jan 1919.
Date of Death: 21 Jan 1970
Place of Death: Waterville, Maine
Buried: Maine Veteran's Memorial Cemetery, Augusta, Maine

Abram Jakwith Meader

Serial Number: 1664423
Parents: William B. & Clara D. (Gray) Meader
Birth Place: Vienna , Maine
Birth Date: 14 Aug 1891
Residence: Auburn , Maine
Service: He was inducted in Auburn on 02 Oct 1917 as a Private. He served in Battery A, 303rd Field Artillary to 10 Apr 1918; Company A, 1st Battalion, US Guards until discharge. He had no overseas service. He was honorably discharged on demobilization on 24 Jan 1919.
Date of Death: 03 Mar 1950
Place of Death: Togus, Maine
Buried: Togus National Cemetery, Togus, Maine

Herbert Franklin Meader

Serial Number: 582760
Parents: William B. & Clara D. (Gray) Meader
Birth Place: Vienna, Maine
Birth Date: 05 Jul 1895
Residence: Auburn, Maine
Service: He was inducted in Auburn on 15 Dec 1917 as a Private. He served in Battery F, 54th Artillery Coast Artillery Corps at Fort McKinley to 21 Mar 1918; Headquarters, 54th Artillery, Coast Artillery Corps to 25 Aug 1918; Battery E, 53rd Artillery, Coast Artillery Corps to 08 Sept 1918; and Headquarters Detachment, 3rd Battalion, 53rd Artillery, Coast Artillery Corps to discharge. He saw action during the Battle Saint Mihiel; Meuse-Argonne Offensive; and the Battle of Verdun. He served overseas from 29 Jul 1918 to 11 Mar 1919. He was honorably discharged on demobilization on 31 Mar 1919.
Date of Death: 18 Jun 1976
Place of Death: Livermore Falls, Maine
Buried:

Herbert Leeland Moore

Serial Number: 4193810
Parents: James E. & Etta Emma (Hoyt) Moore
Birth Place: Vienna , Maine
Birth Date: 02 Dec 1896
Residence: Farmington Falls, Maine
Service: He was inducted in Farmington on 03 Sept 1918 as a Private. He served in the 44th Company, 11th Battalion, 151st Depot Brig ade. He was discharged on 06 Sept 1918.
Date of Death: 17 Jan 1986
Place of Death: Skowhegan, Maine
Buried: New Sharon Cemetery, New Sharon , Maine

George Adelbert Stinchfield

Serial Number: 369205
Parents: Fred & Grace (Cole) Stinchfield
Birth Place: Vienna , Maine
Birth Date: 11 Jan 1894
Residence: Vienna, Maine
Service: He was inducted in Waterville on 02 May 1918 as a Private. He served as Corporal from Aug 1918 and Sergeant from 02 Nov 1918 in Machine Gun Company, 116th Infantry to discharge. He saw action during the Meuse-Argonne Offensive; and the Defensive Sector. He served overseas from 15 Jun 1918 to 20 May 1919. He was honorably discharged on demobilization on 03 June 1919.
Date of Death: 13 Dec 1963
Place of Death: Augusta, Maine
Buried:

Elfie C. Swenson

Serial Number: 67394
Parents: Hans & Ida (Orenson) Swenson
Birth Place: Chicago, IL
Date of Birth: 11 Jul 1898
Residence: Vienna, Maine
Service: He enlisted in NG Livermore Falls on 17 Apr 1917. He served as a Private 1st Class from 06 Jun 1918 in Company C, 2nd Infantry Maine National Guard (Company C, 103rd Infantry) to discharge. He saw action during the Aisne-Marne Offensive; the Battle of Saint Mihiel; the Meuse-Argonne Offensive; and the Defensive Sector. He was wounded in action on 19 Oct 1918. He served overseas from 27 Sept 1917 to 26 Jan 1919. He was honorably discharged on demobilization on 12 Feb 1919.
Date of Death: Oct 1988
Place of Death: Harriman, Tennessee
Buried:

William Edson Thurston

Serial Number: 70205
Parents:
Birth Place: Washington , D. C.
Birth Date: 1 Feb 1892
Residence: Rome, Maine
Service: He enlisted in Augusta on 07 June 1917 as a Private. He served in Company A, 2nd Infantry Maine National Guard to 25 Aug 1917 and Maine Guard Company, 103rd Infantry until discharge. He saw action during the Champagne-Marne Operation; the Aisne-Marne Offensive; the Battle of Saint Mihiel; the Meuse-Argonne Offensive; and the Defensive Sector. He was severely wounded on 22 July 1918 and also wounded 12 Sept 1918. He served overseas from 27 Sept 1917 to 05 Apr 1919. He was honorably discharged on demobilization on 28 Apr 1919.
Date of Death: 01 Mar 1977
Place of Death: Chelsea, Maine
Buried: Franklin Cemetery, Vienna, Maine

Kenneth Parker Webber

Serial Number: 4181013
Parents: Wallace & Myrtie (Parker) Webber
Birth Place: Vienna , Maine
Birth Date: 27 Aug 1895
Residence: Vienna , Maine
Service: He was inducted in Waterville on 25 Jul 1918 as a Private. He served in 46th Company, 12th Battalion, 151st Depot Brig ade to 03 Aug 1918 and Company B, 73rd Infantry until his death. He had no overseas service.
Date of Death: He died of disease on 26 Sept 1918.
Place of Death:
Buried: Franklin Cemetery, Vienna, Maine

The names and information in the above lists were compiled from:

California Death Index 1940 thru 1977
Kennebec Journal Obituaries
Maine Dept. of Human Services, Vital Records
Roster of Maine in the Military Service of the U. S. and Allies in World War 1917-1919, Volumes I & II
Social Security Death Index
U.S. Dept. of Veterans Affairs, Burial & Memorial Benefits – National Gravesite Locater
U.S. Veterans Gravesites, ca. 1775-2006
Various Vienna Records compiled by Freda Wing Kelley
Vienna , Maine cemetery records
Waterville Sentinel Obituaries

This does not include soldiers enlisted elsewhere, but afterwards residents of Vienna.  

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