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April 05, 1919 - Image 10

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PAGE TWO.TH.MI .,I A,"1.aaTV119


Michigan Alen Take Part in Every Gets Last Hun Plane
Branch of Country's George Ohirstrom, '19, is credited
Service with bringing down the last German
plane and distinguishing himself in
UNIVERSITY BANNER other manners the time that he flew
HAS 127 GOLD STARS over the Western front.
This is only a small list of the
many Michigan men who have cson-
Some Win Fame as Aviators, Others ducted themselves in a gallant manneV
Lend Service on Land r Sea, in the war. Space linits the descrit-
with "Y" or Red Cross tion of what Michigan has done, for
practically every man in school has
(By Thornton W. Sargent, Jr.) been in service, and of these many
With 127 gold atars, signifying the have, seen active service in France.
supreme sacrifice, in its flag of innu-
merable other stars, the University of --- -
Michigan has contributed its share to
win the Great World War to save de- WYHiARIS CBOIiX 1SF LlERREI F
mocracy. Many of'its alumni have re-
turned from the battle fields of France Tom McAllister, '19L, Teter-
unscathed, after months of fighting in an of active fighting on more than
the region of flying bullets and hsal a dozen fronts in France,
screeching shells. and winner of t lb Croix de
Many of the alumni returned with Guerre, walks the campus of
wounds received in the midst of the Michigan, the only man in the
most severe battles of the war which University at present, to hold
will cripple them for life. Many re- the honor.
ceived injuries of a greater or smaller McAllister, too modest to be-
nature. These men will return to the stow upon himself ttat praise
walks of life which they forsook, to do which is due him, refuses to tell
their bit. exactly what his citation was
Practically the entire male element for. Nevertheless, his ccord ofa
of this school was in the service. service brands him s a irue
Many left before the United States veteran of the great war, while
entered the war and served in the his experiences in boli the air
Canadian aviation, the French anbu- s s and on land make him a finished
lance corps, or the Lafayette esca- fighter.
drille. They were followed upon the
United States' declaration of war by ---- - --- -_
a multitude of lovers of the Maize and --..-
Blue.In Every Branch of Service eroe o
Men were in the aviation, infantry,
navy, signal corps, cavalry, artillery, Given A wards
coast defense, and all other branches (ly Bruce Milar)
of the service including the S. A. T. C.
Among them were those who served Ann Arbor (On the Huron) AIpril 4.
in France, those who were wounded, -Anouncement of the following re-
and those who won the highest mili- wards of merit was made public late
lary honors of this and other 'oun' this evening by the Inslsmane Soci-
tries. These men who saw such grim ety, at its daily meeting in a local
and awe inspiring events, were vanip parlor.
among the number of those present at Ctting Conduct edal
the biggest and gayest social event of Aarded to those in charge of
the University year. M loe's and Trojie's dressing stations
Attending the J-Hop were those men located on North Uiversity Ave. For
who had seen death, flirted with ie devotion to doty, asd daring careless-
Great Beyond, and participated in the
sness to personal danger during the
great inferno caused by the Hon.r days of the big drive from March 31
Such smen as these have brought re- to April 3, w hess chinsand ar casual-
nown to themselves and to their Uni- ti wre eseclly eriisss.
versity. ties were especially numerous.
Rolly Winslow, '19L, is a notable
example of the achievements wrought
by the University men. Enlisting in
the Y. M. C. A. he served for many
nmonths in Italy, and he so conducted '1
himself that he was honored with an 'i
appointment as honorary captain in
the Italian army.
Arch Wenley, '20, who was seen o ;
the floor of Waterman gymnasium
this evening, was a member of the
naval gun crew of which so much was
heard in the last days of the war.
His work was that of firing the gi-
gantic 14 inch naval guns with a
range of 20 to 30 miles, on the re-
treating German lines. Laon and
Metz were the places which resound-
ed with the echo of his battery.
Youngest Major in Army
As the youngest major in the Amer-
ican army, William Shand, '21L, serv-
ed in France for some time in the
quartermaster's department where he
clothed an entire division, -which ne-
cessitated his proximity to the firing
lines at all times. He is only 22 years
of age.
James Morrison Taylor, '1t, often e e
campus, was another of thea seon wt M ich ig~
war records, seen on the floor at the
gymnasium. He enlisted in the French
ambulance corps when the United
States entered the war, and after serv-
ing for some time he returned to this
country, where he received a commis-

sion as a lieutenant.
Gus Sorling, '21L, returned from N o
France with two gold service stripes
after seeing atcion in the Argonne
woods and other places with the ar-
tillery of the first army.
S. S. Attwood, Grad, one of Michi-
gan's biggest men last year in the
Engineering school, after being com-
missioned an ensign, served as an en-
gineer on transports, and crossed the
Atlantic twice.
Trevett Chase, '21, enlisted in the
Foreign Legion, and upon the entry
of the United States into the war, he
returned othis scountry. Enlisting in
the Ameri n arny he aigain crossed
to France.
George Hoc;. 21, distinguiohed
himself by divi; under burning oil
and rescuing two ellow aviators from
a fallen plane. For this deed he has
been given a citation
Darby Kenyon, '19E, aviator, has the I
record of bringing down reverasl Ger-
man planes over the allied lines

Order of Fond Parents only with equipment" C", he displayed the back of the neck during the grand
The citation reads as follows: great ingenuity in appearing in the march he continued to advance and
"Herold tiadd, Fifth City, t. S. A., offensive Wa Vterman with correct ionducted his buddie to safety.
awarded the O. F. I. For extraordin- evening dress salvaged from many dif-__
ary freedom of allowances. Deported ferent sources.
himself with great generosity in action President Angell III at 1916 Hop
from March 1 to 30 around the down- Order of the Double Cross President-Emeritus Angell was ill
town shopping districts. Was unusual- Awarded to the red-headed engineer at the time of the 1916 Hop and he
ly skillful in strafing tailor shops and who wears Munson last shoes and died on April 1 of that year.
bargain c'ounters." twhose interest in society events is or-
Dress Suit iRentees Cress dinarily limited to those related in
the Police Gazette. the was tireless in Guests Travel 4,981 Miles
X B. Private, '20, D. S. R. C. When his efforts of ladeling punch and toting Guests in one booth in 1915 made
all of his civilian wardrobe was looted refreshments to his famished comrades. round trips totaling 4,981 miles to
by enemies behind the lines, clothed Though receiving a collar wound in come to the Hop.

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