Following is the list of World War dead from Blaine
County as reported by the American Legion and as it appears in the
hall of memories at the University of Idaho, at Moscow:
D. T. Davis, Hailey
Arlie Fuller, Hailey
James Hyde, Ketchum
Jesse Lee, Halley
Alma Lewis, Hailey
Lee E. Moore, Hailey
Ned Stuart, Hailey
John A. Timmerman, Gannett
Sherman Trowbridge, Gannett
Samuel T. Werry, Bellevue
Several Blaine County men served in the Navy. Dr. E. W. Kleinman
served as a captain in the World war and was brevetted a major.
James McDonald and Stewart Campbell, both of Hailey, served as first
James McDonald served in France and was brevetted a captain.
Mention elsewhere has been made of Captain Miller S. Benedict and
First Lieutenant Guy C. Hendrickson. Peter Lorillard Kent, in the
fall of 1914, served with the American Field Force which was
attached to the French army. In 1917, he was transferred to the
engineer corps, A. E. F. He served as second lieutenant and was
brevetted first lieutenant at the close of the war.
Walter J. Leopold of Hailey enlisted in Boise, Idaho; was a
motorcycle dispatch rider in France, was gassed and severely
wounded. The valor of all Blaine County men where so ever engaged on
the field of battle, whether in the far-off Philippine Islands, at
Chateau Thiery, St. Mihiel, the Meuse-Argonne offensive, or else
where, sustained the best traditions of the American army and their
fame is imperishable.