|Birth: ||Oct. 31, 1895|
|Death: ||Nov. 7, 1953|
Corporal, Co. E, 358th Inf., 90th Div. Son of Ed. and Emma Middaugh; born Oct. 31, 1895, Galva, Ill. Entered service at Galesburg, April 29, 1918; to Camp Dodge; transferred to Co. E, 358th Inf., Camp Travis, May 20, 1918; promoted to 1st Class Private Sept. 1, 1918; to Corporal June 1, 1919; 411 days in the service; 80 days in the trenches; in major offensive at St. Mihiel and Meuse-Argonne; Battalion Runner; in army of occupation Nov. 12, 1918, to May 20, 1919; discharged June 14, 1919.
William Wallace Middaugh, 58, of 224 Lincoln St, died unexpectedly in his home this morning at 12:10 o'clock.
He had been a flagman for the Burlington Railroad for 30 years.
He was born October 31, 1895 in Galva. He lived in Galva for 10 years, then moved to Galesburg where he lived for 48 years. He received his education in local schools and graduated from Galesburg High School in 1914.
Mr Middaugh was a member of the Evangelical United Brethren Church, the Moose Lodge and the American Legion. He served with the Armed Forces in France and Germany in World War I.
Surviving are his mother, Mrs Edward Middaugh; a daughter, Mrs May B Standard; a brother, Leland, and a sister Mrs Verna Polk, all of Galesburg. He also leaves a sister, Mrs. Nora Pearce of Lakeland, FL and one grandchild.
Funeral services will be held in the Kimber and West Chapel Tuesday morning at 10 o'clock.
The Rev Glen H Leathers will officiate. Burial will be in Linwood Cemetery. Friends may call at the chapel Monday evening.
GALESBURG REGISTER-MAIL: NOVEMBER 7, 1953
Funeral services for William Wallace Middaugh, 58, of 224 Lincoln St, who died Saturday, were conducted today at 10 AM in the Kimber and West Chapel. The Rev Glen Leathers, pastor of the Evangelical United Brethren Church, officiated. Songs were by Mrs. Alta Brogan, with Mrs. Wayne Tryon as organist. Burial was in Linwood Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Harry Lucas, CW Rosenberg, BJ Josephson, OT Anderson, O Henning and Wayne Buck.
Military rites were held at graveside by Ralph M Noble Post of the American Legion. Wayne Nelson was commander, with Warren Thomas, William Peterson, Don Williams, Achmed Johnson, Louis Zeldes, Harold Hawkinson, JW Day and George Spilman as members of the firing squad. Eddie Walker was the bugler.
GALESBURG REGISTER-MAIL: NOVEMBER 10, 1953
Edwin Middaugh (1867 - 1942)
Emma Jane Miller Middaugh (1869 - 1957)
William Wallace Middaugh (1895 - 1953)
Nora I Pearce (1899 - 1985)*
Plot: Block 43, Lot 16, Grave E 1/2
Created by: PrairiePhoenix
Record added: May 17, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 37197489