From the book:
"IN THE WORLD WAR 1917 1918 1919 Faribault County Minnesota"
The Forum-Advocate Co.
Val Kuechenmeister, Managing Editor
Private Bert B. Willmert, son of Mrs. Addie Willmert, Blue Earth. Entered service in August, 1918, at Blue Earth and served at Syracuse Recruit Camp and was transferred to Gas Defense Plant, Long Island, where he was assigned to Field Testing Section, Chemical Warfare Service, Gas Defense Division. Discharged in March, 1919
Private Carl M. Willmert, son of C. A. Willmert, Wells. Enlisted at Mankato in December, 1917. Trained at Jefferson Barracks, Hempstead Field and went overseas with 316th Aero Squadron in July, 1918, to complete training at Montrose, Scotland. Was discharged in December, 1918
Note: Orthwin's last name (below) was spelled with one L, while his parent's was spelled with two L's in the book.
Corporal Orthwin R. Wilmert, son of Mr. and Mrs. William Willmert, Blue Earth. Enlisted at Fairmont in June, 1917. Trained at Camp Cody and Camp Dix, going overseas with Company E., Second Minnesota, in October 1918. Served with army of occupation
Private Reuben Willmert, son of Walter Willmert, Blue Earth. Enlisted at Blue Earth in April, 1918. Served at University of Cincinnati and Camp Jackson, going overseas assigned to Company D, Signal Corps No. 1, in July. Was discharged in June, 1919.
Corporal Harry M. Willmert, son of L. L. Willmert, Blue Earth. Enlisted at Blue Earth in February, 1918. Served at Fort Riley, Camp Dix and Camp Lee assigned to 13th Company, Officers' Training School. Was Discharged in November, 1918.
Private Ross Willmert, son of L. L. Willmert, Blue Earth. Enlisted at Pipestone in March, 1918. Served at Jefferson Barracks, Fort McDowell and Fort Kamehameha, Hawaiian Islands, assigned to 7th Company, Coast Artillery. Was discharged in April, 1919.
Clarence C. Willmert, Blue Earth. Service record not obtainable.
June 5th, 1917, Registration
Serial No. Name & Address
142 Bert B. Willmert, Blue Earth, Minn
143 Clarence C. Willmert, Blue Earth, Minn
68 Freemont Immanuel Willmert, Blue Earth, Minn
69 George Willmert, Blue Earth, Minn
139 Harry M. Willmert, Blue Earth, Minn
860 Julius William Willmert, Frost, Minn
71 Rubin R. Willmert, Blue Earth, Minn
221 Rudolph R. Willmert, Blue Earth, Minn
141 Silas L. Willmert, Blue Earth, Minn
September 12, 1918, Registration
Serial No. Name and Address
61 Fred August Willmert, Blue Earth, Minn
NOTE: This book has NO page numbers and NO index. The above Willmert's were ones I noticed while browsing the book a long time ago, and I bookmarked the pages. I do not yet know if there are more Willmert's in the book. I am working on making a listing of everyone in the book, but this is a huge project, and will take me a long, long time to complete. I will try to get the listing put on the internet somewhere when I am done with it.