GREENE COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA – WORLD WAR I

The Rain Day Boys represent the first 18 of the 58 known soldiers from Greene County, Pennsylvania, who gave their lives during World War I.


As the efforts of research and remembrance continue during this 100th anniversary of their sacrifice, we will aim to profile all 58 soldiers here. The Roster of the Fallen includes the Rain Day Boys listed with their comrades.

Roster of the Fallen

John Goslin Areford

WWI Flag Staff

Joseph Horner Bissett

Morford Glenn Breese

Albert “Bert” Buchanan

Harold Thomas Carey

John D. Caldwell

Hallie Jackson Closser

John Courtwright

Thomas E. Crayne

James F. Creel

Albert Davis

Harry Dunn

Daniel Goodwin Durbin

John Grimes Duvall

Samuel H. Ewart

James Leo Farrell

Allen Kramer Gabler

Jesse Perry Grim

Edward Grinnage

Roy Luke Henline

Floyd Thomas Hickman

Floyd B. Huffman

Edward W. Jacobs

Max Lemley

John Harris Lewis

Herbert Lippincott

Benjamin Arvid Manning

Frederick W. Marshall

George William Marshall Jr.

Alfred R. McCarty

George T. McNeely

Edward McNicholas

William Holland Gordon Meighen

Francis Benton Moore

Charles Edward Murphy

Ralph Gordon Orndoff

John Milton Paden

James Burson Patton

Samuel Leland Pettit

Walter Lindzy Phillips

Ragan Hughes Pipes

John Inghram Porter

Lee Raber

WWI Flag Staff

Walter Burtrum Riggle

Walter Risor

Lee Rush

Ira Scott

Lawrence Leslie Staggers

George Playford Stoneking

Floyd Spragg Strosnider

James Hobart Swart

William Webster Throckmorton

Ray Ward

Francis Marion Waychoff

Ira Lafayette Wildman

James Workman

Russell Kenneth Yoders

Norman Montgomery Zahniser