Fallen Heroes: Seaman 1st Class Jack K. Kellogg

This fallen hero’s family had only resided in Tuscarawas County a short time when the Second World War began and their only son enlisted in the United States Navy. That son, like many sailors before him, met his fate on the seas and his ship serves as his tomb. The Kellogg family arrived in NewContinue reading “Fallen Heroes: Seaman 1st Class Jack K. Kellogg”

Fallen Heroes: Private John Warner Carr

The fields of France claimed a number of Tuscarawas County’s young men in the summer and fall of 1918. The names of those fallen heroes, who advanced across no-man’s land never to return, filled an entire column of the newspaper after the war. This is one of those heroes. The Carr family was one ofContinue reading “Fallen Heroes: Private John Warner Carr”

Fallen Heroes: Corporal Walter J. Weigand

Some fallen heroes never see a battlefield. Their lives are lost during training, transportation, illness and any number of other ways. Regardless of how, or when they lose their lives in the service of their country, their willingness to sacrifice should never be forgotten. Magnus Weigand (1804-aft. 1883), with his wife and son, stepped offContinue reading “Fallen Heroes: Corporal Walter J. Weigand”

Fallen Heroes: Private Darrell O. Beiter

Many Tuscarawas County young men witnessed the brutality of trench warfare in France during World War One. Many of those suffered debilitating wounds and the less obvious mental illnesses associated with “shell-shock”. Then there were those who gave the ultimate sacrifice and among them, as in the case of this fallen hero, were the menContinue reading “Fallen Heroes: Private Darrell O. Beiter”