Ben Luetkemeier was born 25-NOV-1884 in Augusta. He was the son of Bernard and Elizu Luetkemeyer. His draft registration indicates of his employment status: “Just laid off, worked by the day. We are farmers in the Femme Osage.”
Ben entered the service 12-MAY-1918. He served in the 38th Company 7th Division. He died at Camp MacArthur Texas of pneumonia or Spanish Influenza 25-MAY-1918. His burial information is unknown.