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.

Roster of the Fallen

John Goslin Areford

WWI Flag Staff

Joseph Horner Bissett

Albert “Bert” Buchanan

Harold Thomas Carey

John Dick Caldwell

Hallie Jackson Closser

John Courtwright

Thomas E. Crayne

James Frederick Creel

Albert Davis

Harry Dunn

Daniel Goodwin Durbin

John Grimes Duvall

Samuel Howard Ewart

James Leo Farrell

Allen Kramer Gabler

Jesse Perry Grim

Edward Grinage

Robert Taylor Heatley

Roy Luke Henline

Floyd Thomas Hickman

Floyd Burdette Huffman

Edward Westley Jacobs

Max Lemley

John Harris Lewis

Herbert Hoskinson Lippencott

Benjamin Arvid Manning

Frederick W. Marshall

George William Marshall Jr.

Alfred Roy McCarty

George T. McNeely

Edward McNicholas

William Holland Gordon Meighen

Charles Leroy Moore

Francis Benton Moore

Charles Edward Murphy

Ralph Gordon Orndoff

John Milton Paden

James Burson Patton

Samuel Leland Pettit

Walter Lindsay Phillips

Ragan Hughes Pipes

John Inghram Porter

Lee Raber

WWI Flag Staff

Walter Bertram Riggle

Walter Risor

Lee Rush

Ira C. Scott

Lawrence Leslie Staggers

George Playford Stoneking

Floyd Spragg Strosnider

James Hobart Swart

William Webster Throckmorton

Ray Ward

Francis Marion Waychoff

Ira Lafayette Wildman

Russell Kenneth Yoders

Norman Montgomery Zahniser