Otto August Wessler was born 3-JUL-1892 in Mexico MO. Father was Henry H. Wessler (1856-1899) and his mother was Emma Langemann Wessler (1859-1931). He had two sisters; Ella and Emma. He had five brothers; Edward, Alwin, Henry and Elmer. In 1900 the family lived in Audrain County MO. Otto’s home address on the draft registration is listed as Augusta MO. He was self-employed in the Livery Business in Augusta
MO. Otto joined the Army 24-JUL-1918. He was a Private in Headquarters Company 70th Infantry. Otto died of pneumonia, Spanish Influenza in camp on 5-OCT 1918. Otto is buried in Femme Osage United Church of Christ Cemetery.