Theodore William Kneemiller was born in Howell MO on 6-OCT 1894. He worked in Hamburg MO. His occupation was self-employed farmer and later a baker. He entered the service 4-OCT 1917. He was a private and served in the 354th Infantry, 89 Division, Company A. Theodore and the division departed New York for France on the troopship Philadelphia on 16-APR 1918. He fought at the Battles of Champagne-Marne, Aisne-Marne Defense, Aisne-Marne Offense all part of the Second Battle of the Marne.
Theodore would earn a Purple Heart at the Battle of the Marne. For the rest of Theodore’s story, click on the pdf below.