Cabell County World War I Memorial Boulevard Trail


Cabell County World War I Memorial Boulevard: Entry 4 - North Side Moving East, Adolphus Simpson to Maryland McCloud

Historic Sites, Monuments, Landmarks, and Public Art ()

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This is a part of the "Cabell County World War I Memorial Boulevard" trail. For links to the other entries and trail information, see the links below. This entry corresponds with signs 14,12,10 and 8 on the north, or railroad, side of the trail.

The 91 trees lining Memorial Boulevard were planted in the 1920s to honor the 91 soldiers from Cabell County who died while in the service of their country during World War I. There are fifteen signs placed along this trail that include information about each of the 91 soldiers. In addition to the digital markers in Clio that guide you along the path of these trees, that are eight physical signs on the south side of Memorial Boulevard and seven physical signs on the north side of the street. Users can review these physical signs as they walk, and/or they can use this entry and four other Clio entries to guide their path. More complete information is available on a separate website (see links below). This trail runs from 7th St. West to 13th St. West along both sides of Memorial Boulevard and is a 1.4-mile loop. The Clio pages are ordered to start at the 7th Street end and follow the south (park) side west and towards Harvey Road. After that, the Clio entries guide the user back and provide information about each tree planted on the north (railroad) side of the street.


Photos

Photo Adolphus Simpson
Photo Layton F. Slater
Photo Roy Staton
Photo Moss F. Stone
Photo Harold A. Trevillian
Photo Justice I. Pine
Photo Alva F. Pummell
Photo John W. Rigney
Photo Vernal W. Ross
Photo William Scarberry
Photo Lyle F. Mahan
Photo Esom M. Meadows
Photo Oscar E. Mefford
Photo Letson B. Morrison
Photo Clayton M. Newman
Photo Ottus D, Jackson
Photo David L. Keyser
Photo Ralph I. Lambert
Photo Albert G. Lenz
Photo Maryland McCloud

Backstory Listen

Sign 14

78.  Private Adolphus Simpson; Born 4 Aug 1891 – Mason, OH; Died 5 Oct 1918 – Camp Meade, MD; 2nd Truck Co., 11th Ammunition Train, Camp Meade – US Army

80.  Sergeant Layton F. Slater; Born 25 Apr 1897 – Williamson, WV; Died 26 May 1918 – Williamson, WV; Co. F, 150th Infantry Regiment, 38th Division – US Army

82.  Private Roy Staton; Born 6 Jun 1900 – Barboursville, WV; Died 19 Jul 1918 – France; Co. L, 16th Infantry Regiment, 1st Division – US Army

84.  Corporal Moss F. Stone; Born 20 Aug 1893 – Logan County, WV; Died 11 Mar 1918 – Camp Lee, VA; Battery D, 315th Field Artillery Regiment, 80th Division – US Army

86.  Private Harold A. Trevillian; Born 17 Jul 1896 – Acme, WV; Died 24 Dec 1918 – Ft. Harrison, IN; Overseas Detachment 2, Ft. Harrison – US Army

88.  Accidental Repeat of O.H. Watts

90.  Accidental Repeat of L.B. Morrison

Sign 12

64.  Harry B. Osborne; Unknown; Died 26 Mar 1919 – Luxembourg; Battery D, 20th Field Artillery, 5th Division – US Army

66.  Private Justice I. Pine; Born 28 Dec 1894 – Lawrence County, OH; Died 10 Oct 1918 – Unknown; Co. F, 319th Infantry Regiment, 80th Division – US Army

68.  Private Alva F. Pummell; Born 19 Feb 1888 – Manchester, OH; Died 7 Oct 1918 – Ross County, OH; 23rd Co., 6th Training Battalion, 158th Depot Brigade, Camp Sherman – US Army

70.  Private 1st Class John W. Rigney; Born 27 Apr 1890 – Scottown, OH; Died 27 Sep 1918 – France; Co. B, 308th Machine Gun Battalion, 78th Division – US Army

72.  Private Vernal W. Ross; Born 10 Apr 1901 – Salt Rock, WV; Died 14 Oct 1918 – France; Co. B, 7th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Division – US Army

74. Private William Scarberry; Born 22 Aug 1891 – Gallia County, OH; Died 14 Nov 1918 – Unknown; Co. I, 318th Infantry Regiment, 80th Division – US Army

76.  Private Sam Shachtmaister; Born 25 Dec 1893 – Russia; Died 28 Sep 1918 – France; Co. E, 314th Infantry Regiment, 79th Division – US Army

Sign 10

52.  Private Lyle F. Mahan; Born 23 Sep 1891 – Huntington, WV; Died 15 Oct 1918 – USS Siboney; 27th Co., Provisional Ordnance Depot - US Army

54.  Private Esom M. Meadows; Born 22 May 1890 – Huntington, WV; Died 16 Oct 1918 – France; Hospital Train No. 42, Base 30, Medical Corps – US Army

56.  Private Oscar E. Mefford; Born 11 Aug 1892 – Ripley, OH; Died 1 Nov 1918 – France; Co. E, 319th Infantry Regiment, 80th Division – US Army

58.  Private Letson B. Morrison; Born 28 Feb 1895 – Salt Rock, WV; Died 10 Nov 1918 – France; Co. E, 64th Infantry Regiment, 7th Division – US Army

60.  Private Clayton M. Newman; Born 9 Apr 1894 – Huntington; Died 21 Oct 1918 – Unknown; Co. F, 319th Infantry Regiment, 80th Division – US Army

62.  Private 1st Class David S. Noble; Born 23 Apr 1896 – Martinsburg, WV; Died 7 Oct 1918 – France; HQ Co., 314th Infantry Regiment, 79th Division – US Army

Sign 8

40.  Corporal Ottus D. Jackson; Born 14 Apr 1891 – Wayne County, WV; Died 12 Oct 1918 – France; Co. A, 314th Infantry Regiment, 79th Division – US Army

42.  Private Charles C. Jones; Born 1899 – Unknown; Died 19 Jul 1918 – France; Co. L,
23rd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Division – US Army

44.  Private David L. Keyser; Born 15 Nov 1895 – Salt Rock, WV; Died 5 Oct 1918 – Henrico County, VA; Co. A, HQ, Students Training Camp Section B, Richmond Mech. Training School – US Army

46.  Private Ralph I. Lambert; Born 28 Nov 1894 – Harrisville, WV; Died 8 Jan 1919 – Camp Hancock, GA; Machine Gun Training Center, Camp Hancock – US Army

48.  Private Albert G. Lenz; Born 24 Apr 1898 – Newport News, VA; Died 21 Oct 1918 – Albuquerque, NM; Co. H, 2nd WV Infantry - US National Guard

50.  Private 1st Class Maryland McCloud; Born 13 May 1896 – Huntington, WV; Died 10 Oct 1918 – France; Co. C, 319th Infantry Regiment, 80th Division – US Army


Memorial Boulevard
Huntington, WV

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Sources
Woodard, Benjamin, Cabell County WWI Memorial Boulevard (https://cabellwwi.wordpress.com/), Soldiers' pages accessed from this link: https://cabellwwi.wordpress.com/soldiers/dedication-list/.

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