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 lieutenants.
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.
Additional Blaine County Military Records
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Source: Based on McLeod, George A. History of Alturas and Blaine Counties, Idaho. The Hailey Times, Publisher. Hailey, Idaho. 1930.