100 Years Ago
Three Home From Overseas
June 20, 2019
Herald of June 20, 1919
Albert H. Tipton arrived home Friday noon. He was a member of the 319th infantry, 80th division. Sergeant Daniel C. Dilling arrived home Saturday evening. He was with the headquarters detachment of the 305th engineers, 80th division. Private Oscar Samels arrived here Monday. He was a member of the 35th engineers. The units of the 80th division were all trained at Camp Lee and the Companies went over sea in May 1918. They saw service in the Picardy section, St. Mihiel and the Meuse-Argonne.
Abraham Bassler Woodcock, one of the highly respected residents of Waterside, died at his home there at 3:15 o’clock Wednesday afternoon, June 11, of pneumonia, following an illness of a fortnight. He was born near Fishertown, Pa., November 11, 1852, the son of A. J. and Mary Bassler Woodcock, both deceased. He received his education in the common schools of Bedford county, the Bedford academy and passed some time in study at the Oskaloosa college in Iowa. While a young man he taught a number of terms of school.