World War I (1917-1919)

The entire Kansas National Guard, totaling 10,000 men, was called to federal service. All units were assigned to the 35th Division except an ammunition train assigned to the 42nd Division. These units served in Europe and participated in actions against the Germans, primarily the Argonne Offensive.

Kansas World War I Units


The 35th Infantry Division in the Great War (Aug 1917-present)
The Kansas State Guard in World War I (June 1917-Nov 1919)

Other Kansas World War I Information


2LT Erwin R. Bleckley: Medal of Honor recipient