Oregon in WWI
The Oregonian, 3 Sep 1927, page 11
- On what day and date were the first Oregon troops called to the colors for service in the world war?
Sunday, March 25, 1917.
- How many men and women did Oregon contribute to the ranks during that war?
Forty-four thousand one hundred and sixty-six. This includes all draft levies seeing one day of service or more.
- How many of those men lost their lives in that conflict?
One thousand and thirty.
- How many were wounded?
One thousand and one hundred.
- How did Oregon rank with other states in volunteers per capita during the war?
- What two divisions were composed largely of Oregon men?
The 41st and 91st divisions.
- What ship bearing Oregon soldiers was attacked by submarines?
- Who is the most decorated Oregon veteran of the world war?
Captain Edward Christoper Allworth.
- What Oregon officer was in charge of mobilizing Oregon's manpower immediately following the outbreak of the war?
Brigadier-General George Ared White.
- How many women from Oregon served with the armed forces?
Three hundred and thirty.