GREENE COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA – WORLD WAR I

Between July 28-29, 1918, Greene County, Pennsylvania, sustained the largest loss of life in a single battle, ever in its military history, 18 soldiers killed or mortally wounded in France during WWI.


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

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Roster of the Fallen

John Goslin Areford

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Joseph Horner Bissett

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Albert "Bert" Buchanan

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John Dick Caldwell

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Harold Thomas Carey

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Hallie Jackson Closser

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John Courtwright

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Thomas Ewing Crayne

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James Frederick Creel

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Albert Davis

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Harry Dunn

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Daniel Goodwin Durbin

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John Grimes Duvall

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Samuel Howard Ewart

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James Leo Farrell

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Allen Kramer Gabler

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Jesse Perry Grim

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Edward Grinage

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Robert Taylor Heatley

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Roy Luke Henline

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Floyd Thomas Hickman

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Floyd Burdette Huffman

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Edward Westley Jacobs

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Max Lemley

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John Harris Lewis

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Herbert Hoskinson Lippencott

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Benjamin Arvid Manning

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Frederick W. Marshall

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George William Marshall Jr.

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Alfred Roy McCarty

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George T. McNeely

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Edward McNicholas

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William Holland Gordon Meighen

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Charles Leroy Moore

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Francis Benton Moore

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Charles Edward Murphy

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Ralph Gordon Orndoff

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John Milton Paden

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James Burson Patton

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Samuel Leland Pettit

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Walter Lindsay Phillips

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Ragan Hughes Pipes

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John Inghram Porter

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Lee Raber

WWI Flag Staff

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Walter Bertram Riggle

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Walter Risor

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Lee Rush

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Ira Cyrus Scott

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Lawrence Leslie Staggers

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George Playford Stoneking

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Floyd Spragg Strosnider

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James Hobart Swart

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William Webster Throckmorton

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Ray Ward

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Francis Marion Waychoff

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Ira Lafayette Wildman

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Russell Kenneth Yoders

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Norman Montgomery Zahniser

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