|Birth: ||Dec. 29, 1897|
|Death: ||Nov. 29, 1918, France|
Lyman Goens was the son of Rufus and Halcyon Goens; he was born on December 29, 1897 in Bedford, Indiana. He was a laborer.
He enlisted in the Regular Army on August 3, 1915 in Bedford, Indiana and was assigned to Company G, 9th Infantry. He saw service on the Mexican Border. He embarked for overseas on June 14, 1917. He was engaged in the battles of Cantigny, Soissons, St. Mihiel and Meuse-Argonne. He died of pneumonia on November 29, 1918 in France.
There is a cenotaph for Sergeant Goens at the World War Memorial, Beech Grove Cemetery, Bedford, Indiana; the cenotaph misspells his name as Lyman Goen.
Source: "Gold Star Honor Roll: A Record of Indiana Men and Women who died in the service of the United States and the Allied Nations in the World War," Indianapolis: Indiana Historical Commission, 1921., p. 353,
Rufus Goen (1871 - 1939)
Halchion Deckard Goen (1873 - 1918)
Lyman Goens (1897 - 1918)
Chester A Goen (1905 - 1973)*
Oise-Aisne American Cemetery and Memorial
Departement de l'Aisne
Plot: Plot D Row 27 Grave 13
Created by: CWGC/ABMC
Record added: Aug 08, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 56637460
28th Infantry Regiment, 1st Division|
Added: May. 21, 2014
RIP Sergeant Goens|
Added: Apr. 1, 2014