Fourteen members of the Conard Clan were called into service by their country and wore the uniform with dignity and honor; of whom two were seriously wounded and two made the supreme sacrifice. A number of others were exempted, either because of physical disability or because their government deemed their service to be of greater value in the home field. Those who saw active service were:

HERBERT BEANS (199), corporal, Company A, 39th Infantry; shell-shocked and wounded severely.

CHARLES CROZIER CONARD (257), 11 3rd Regiment, sanitary Corps, 29th division; killed in action, 10-23-1918; was serving as litter bearer carrying wounded from the field under heavy fire; his conduct received continued commendation from his officers; buried east of Molle Brabant road, ten miles north of Verdun.

J. EVERETT CONARD (167) first lieutenant, 338th Regiment; overseas, 10-11- 1918.

JOHN FOSTER CONARD (177), corporal, 314th Regiment.

RAYMOND CONARD (145), dispatch rider, 110th sanitary train. 34th division; in action, 5-1-1918 to Armistice. He was a “charter member” of the division, being called to service prior to the war and serving with the Army in New Mexico when the 34th Division, the Red Bulls, was formed. Subsequently, the division was shipped to Europe and served throughout the United States involvement in the war.

WILLIAM WINFRED CONARD (258), 104th Infantry.

JESSE JOHNSON (343), ensign, U.S.N. air-base, Hampton Roads, Virginia, and commissioned ensign, U. S. Submarine Chaser No. 188.

ALFRED STEVENSON, stepson of Alice Buckman Stevenson (148). Company C, Old Sixth Regiment, Chester, Pa.; went into action at Chateau Thierry, July 4, 1918, with his company of the 28th division ; killed by a German sharp-shooter, August 10, 1918; won War Cross, now in possession of his widow, Doris Valentine Stevenson.

Those who wore the uniform in training or served state side were:

J. EARL BUCKMAN (349), Camp Lee, Va.

LEROY DE PREFONTA IKE (366), Camp Greenleaf, Ga.

STODDARD P. GRAY, M.D., husband of Emma Buckman Gray (149), physician at Camp Greenleaf, Ga. ; Rockefeller Institute; Camp Taylor, Ky., with rank of captain.

ALBERT MAMMEL (193), S .A.T.C., Swarthmore College.

BOTHWELL PARK (363), S.A.T. C., Cornell University.

RICHARD STEVENSON, brother of Alfred, aviation corps, machine repair department; overseas to England, returning 12-1 8-1918.

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