WORLD WAR I -Men Who Missed The Draft

85 Polk County men were at the train station ready to be sent to Camp Pike when orders came through canceling the movement of the draftees. These men barely missed going to war in World War I.

Mena Star
November 11, 1918  (list appeared in Mena Star on Armistice Day, Nov. 11, 1939)

 

Albert Benett Titsworth, Mena

Allen Roe, Egger

Alvin Evan Davis, Alder

Andrew Edward Graf, Mena

Benjamin Emit Lein, Hartley

Bert Dilbeck Mullins, Mena

Bert May, Mena

Bunyard Elliott, Board Camp

Captain Powell, Hatfield

Carl FilmorePirtle, Mena

Carl Harris, Hatfield

Carl Thomas Furr, Egger

Claud McCurdy, Mena

Clifford Terrell Beavers, Mena

Columbus Washington Weeks, Vandervoort

David Henderson Wilhite, Mena

Dewy Ernest  Meek, Mena

Dickey LeRoy Branch, Cove

Ed May, Page, Oklahoma

Fay Keeton, Cove

Frank Albert Harkey, Heavener, Oklahoma

Frank Lee Rabb, Mena

Frank Louis Strauss, Mena

Fred C. Embry, Mena

Fred William Smith, Wickes

Fredie Ray Turner, Hatfield

General A.D. Myers, Kansas City, Kansas

George Clayton Kendricks, Electra, Texas

George Louis Johnson, Grannis

George V. Fried, Mena

George Washington Crane, Hatfield

George Washington McClain, Mena

Glenn Hungate, Grannis

Harve Kniffen, Cove

Harvey Alexander Williams, Wichita Falls, Texas

Henry Franklin Herring, Grannis

Henry Jefferson Waller, Grannis

Herman Ernest Dodson, Hatfield

Herman Oliver Herring, Hatfield

Ivan Franklin Gann, Mena

James Arthur Herring, Wickes

James Butler Felts, Wickes

James Charles Standridge, Opal

James Everett Harrison, Board Camp

James Fred Anderson, Mena

James Hampie Heath, Board Camp

James Keyes, Board Camp

James Massey, Hatfield

James W, Dagenhart, Hatfield

Jeff J. Wear, Falkville, Alabama

Jesse Albert Sutton, Heavener, Oklahoma

Jesse Leen Lackey, Cove

Jessie Ernest Howell, Opal

Jessie Holdman Harrison, Mena

John Allen Dover, Hatfield

John Ben Chambers, Egger

John Iley Nichols, Hatfield

John Richard Jones, Hartley

Johnnie Wesley Hughes, Opal

Joseph Marion Philpot, Egger

Lewis Lemuel Eubanks, Mena

Loomis Virgil Casteel, Tulsa, Oklahoma

Louis Larnce Brun, Vandervoort

Luther Elvis Nichols, Mena

Luther Thomas Voister, Bijou Hills, S.D.

Manning Calvin Cochran, Hatfield

Marquis Lafayette Miller, Board Camp

Marvin Hendricks, Mena

Millard Tillman Vaught, Mena

Myron Wesley Wood, Mena

Olen Jacob Standridge, Opal

Robert Franklin Arnold, Hatfield

Robert Lyles Sale, Mena

Roman Arthur Eeds, Opal

Roy Philpot, Egger

Russ Randolph, Mena

Sidney Almer Towery, Cove

Sidney Elvis McBride, Mena

Sila Benjamin Tibbs, Shady

Thomas James Ryan, Egger

Wesley William Standridge, Opal

Willard Henderson, Hatfield

William Bryan Martin, Mena

William Burl McDonald, Grannis

William Helter Littlepage, Hatfield

William McCurdy, Mena

William P. Jones, Mena

William Ray Rogers, Gillham

Willie Thomas Reed, Waters

 






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