United States Forums

Post New Topic

Recent Activity

View all United States activity »
  1. 1 Last minute trip to Boston w/ kids and car
  2. 2 New Software
  3. 3 Recommendation: Beachfront in VA or MD walking distance to quaint downtown
  4. 4 How many days for Martha's Vineyard? And Cape Cod in general
  5. 5 Suggestion on agenda for SF to Seattle
  6. 6 Rocky Mountaineer added to Cruise
  7. 7 Yellowstone and Tetons in July 2016
  8. 8 Attending a wedding on Nantucket !
  9. 9 3 week road trip South Carolina and Georgia
  10. 10 Road trip: Boston to Salt Lake City
  11. 11 Los Angeles Indefinitely
  12. 12 Rough (very) initial USA itinerary
  13. 13 San Francisco through Colorado Rockies
  14. 14 Helpp JKF to lyndhurst NJ
  15. 15 Want to relocate out of Houston and maybe Texas. To NC or TN
  16. 16 Relocation Decision- Charlotte NC, Charleston, SC or Houston Texas
  17. 17 Trip Report Trip Report 2012 : 11 wonderful days in Alaska
  18. 18 Trip Report Visiting Oregon - Portland to Crater Lake
  19. 19 Thinking of moving FROM Pittsburgh TO Seattle
  20. 20 Aussie family heading to the US for the first time
  21. 21 Lake Tahoe hotel with a lake view
  22. 22 September trip Portland/Seattle
  23. 23 Help Planning Zion/Bryce Itinerary
  24. 24 Boston waterfront Italian
  25. 25 Last minute Maine/New Hampshire trip
View next 25 » Back to the top

Does anyone live near Rice Lake, Wisconsin?

Jump to last reply

I'm hoping to find someone who can do me a favor...

My great uncle graduated from Rice Lake H.S. (1912) and UW-Madison (1916). He joined the Army Air Service (91st Aero Squadron) in 1917 and arrived in France in early 1918. On September 26, 1918, he was shot down over Damvillers, north of Verdun. He was posthumously awarded the DSC and is buried at the Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery.

Next month, I'm going to visit his grave and was hoping to take a small amount of soil from Rice Lake that I could scatter on his grave as a token of remembrance after 95 years. I've made some calls to Rice Lake H.S., the VFW post, etc., looking for someone who could send me a small amount of soil taken from somewhere in Rice Lake. Promises of return calls, but no calls. Maybe they think I'm crazy or odd.

Anyway, any Barron County folks out there?

16 Replies |Back to top

Sign in to comment.

Advertisement