Sunday, April 24, 2011

Crawford County WWI Honor Roll - Jule Lomas

A while ago I was searching online for documents to order and ran across a WWI listing for my great-grandfather, Jule Lomas. I don't have a lot of information on Jule and was hoping that the document might tell me his company and was dreaming that it might contain more, maybe an enlistment date. What I received was so much more.

The document I was sent is "Crawford County's Honor Roll; 1917-1918-1919". Not only did the pages I received include a service statement, but there were pictures of several local soldiers, including my great-grandfather! I've include the picture and the text below:

JULE Lomas - (16)
Private, Co. E., 57th Infantry, Son of Mr. and Mrs. Mathew Lomas, Boscobel. Entered service April 26, 1918. Trained at Camp Grant, Camp Pike and Camp Logan.

The text is brief and while it gives details, it doesn't say anything beyond his enter date and training locations. Nonetheless, it provides me with enough specific details that I can continue to look for more information.


  1. Really interesting Sara Beth! Love hearing about our family

  2. Great find and good luck with your search.