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Camp Pike Medical Corps Biographies

Orthopedic Ward WWI Cantonment Base Hospital circa 1918.

Orthopedic Ward WWI Cantonment Base Hospital circa 1918.

The Medical Department of Camp Pike was served by physicians and surgeons, nurses, corpsmen, and support staff. Below are brief service biographies of the homeopathic physicians on staff at Camp Pike.

Harley G. Bickford, Ancon, Canal Zone.

Commissioned First Lieutenant Mav 5, 1917. Promoted to Captain. Promoted to Major February 2, 1918. M.6.T.C. Ft. Riley, Kans. June 1917. Regimental Surgeon, 336th Field Artillery, Camp Pike, Ark. September 1917. Ward Surgeon, Base Hospital, Camp Pike, July 1918. District Physician, Ancon Dispensary, Ancon, C. Z., October 1918. No overseas service. Discharged September 30, 1919.

Andrew H. Cleveland, St. Louis, Mo.

Commissioned First Lieutenant June 21, 1918. Promoted to Captain. Base Hospital, Camp Bowie, Tex. July 1918. Evacuation Hospital No. 27, Camp Pike, Ark. Camp Merritt, N. J. Surgeon, Base Hospital No. 27, Mesves Hospital Center, A.E.F. Overseas France, one year. Discharged October 11, 1919.

Wallace W. Coon, Bay Milk, Wis.

Commissioned First Lieutenant August 9, 1918. M.O.T.C. Ft. Riley, Kans. September 1918. Asst. Surgeon, Infirmary No. 10, Camp Pike, Ark. October 1918. Asst. Surgeon, Regimental Infirmary No. 17, 162nd Depot Brigade, Camp Pike, October 1918. No overseas service. Discharged February 7, 1919.

William A. Crooks, Peoria, IlI.

Commissioned Captain October 24, 1918. Mobilization Camp Examining Station, Regimental Infirmary No. 3 and Examiner for Nervous and Mental Diseases, Camp Pike, Ark. November 1918. No overseas service. Discharged February 21, 1918.

Ray H. Davies, Chicago, IL.

Commissioned First Lieutenant May 7, 1917. Promoted to Captain. Promoted to Major. M.O.T.C. Ft. Riley, Kans. June 1917. Adjutant and Supply Officer, Field Hospital Co. No. 18, Ft. Riley, June 1917. C.O. Provisional Field Hospital Co. No. 1, Camp Pike, Ark. August 1917. Asst. to Adjutant, 312th Sanitary Train, 87th Division, Camp Pike, October 1917. Division Sanitary Inspector, 5th Division, Camp Logan, Tex. March 1918. Acting Division Surgeon and Sanitary Inspector, Camp Merritt, N. J. April 1918. Division Sanitary Inspector, 5thi Division, A.E.F., A.P.O. 728 May 1918. Overseas France from May 1918 to January 1919. Discharged January 23, 1919.

James N. Douglas, Walton, N. Y.

Commissioned First Lieutenant June 8, 1917. Promoted to Captain August 20, 1918. Quiz Master M.O.T.C. Camp Greenleaf, Ga. Infirmary No. 16, Auxiliary Removal Depot No. 317, Camp Pike, Ark. Sanitary Officer, A.R.D. No. 317, November 1917. No overseas service. Discharged December 17, 1918.

Leon J. Gibson, Vassar, Mich.

Commissioned First Lieutenant April 29, 1918. Asst. Surgeon Examining Board, 162nd Depot Brigade, Camp Pike, Ark. Asst. Regimental Surgeon, 348th Infantry, A.E.F. Overseas France, six months. Discharged October 13, 1919.

R. C. Gillogly, Newman, IL

Commissioned First Lieutenant June 20, 1917. Promoted to Captain December 3, 1917. M.O.T.C. Ft. Benjamin Harrison, Ind. Base Hospital, Camp Pike, Ark. Special course, Bone Surgery, Charity Hospital, New Orleans, La. Surgeon, Evacuation Hospital No. 114, A.E.F. In Argonne Drive. Asst. Surgeon, Base Hospital No. 82, Toul. Overseas France, six months. Discharged March 6, 1919.

Walter A. Jillson, Lakeland, Ky.

Commissioned First Lieutenant July 21, 1917. Recruit Depot, Ft. Logan, Colo. April 1917. M.O.T.C. Camp Greenleaf, Ga. August 1917. Ambulance Company No. 345, Camp Pike, Ark. October 1917. Examining Board, Nervous and Mental Diseases, Camp Dodge, la. April 1918 and Camp MacArthur, Tex. June 1918. Development Battalion and Medical Unit No. 44, Camp MacArthur, Tex. June 1918. Development Battalion and Medical Unit No. 44, Camp MacArthur. Camp Merritt, N. J. Training School for Sanitary Troops, Pontanezen Barracks, A.E.F. October 1918. Medical Property Officer and Sanitary Officer, Base Hospital No. 117, A.E.F. Base Hospital No. 214, A.E.F. January 1919. Psychiatric service, General Hospital No. 25, Ft. Benjamin Harrison, Ind. April 1919. Overseas France, seven months. Discharged July 6, 1919.

Louis S. Kelley, Newark, N. Y.

Commissioned First Lieutenant July 17, 1917. Rockefeller Institute, New York. Eye Service, Base Hospital, Camp Wheeler, Ga. Eye, Ear, Nose and Throat Dept., Disability Board, Camp Pike, Ark. No overseas service. Discharged December 17, 1918.

Clifford B. Mandeville, Cincinnati, O.

Commissioned First Lieutenant April 15, 1918. Eye, Ear, Nose and Throat Consultant, Evacuation Hospital No. 14 and Demobilization Board, Camp Pike, Ark. A.E.F. Service at St. Mihiel, Meuse-Argonne and Army of Occupation. Overseas France and Germany from July 1918 to October 1919. Discharged October 19, 1919.

Fred T. Rice, Camp Pike, Ark.

Commissioned First Lieutenant July 19, 1917. Promoted to Captain. Promoted to Major. Surgeon, Post Hospital, Ft. Morgan, Ala. February 1917. Recruiting Officer, 4th Infantry, Camp Greene, N. C. November 1917. Assistant to Surgeon, Infirmary, 4th Infantry, Camp Stuart, Va. February 1918 and A.P.O. 701, A.E.F. April 1918. Field Hospital No. 27, October 1918. CO. Field Hospital No. 7, 3rd Sanitary Train. Director Field Hospitals, 3rd Division, Camp Pike, Ark. November 1919. Overseas France from April 1918 to October 1919. Discharged September 4, 1920. Captain, Regular Army, September 5, 1920. Now on duty at Camp Pike, Ark.

William M. Rogers, Trenton, N. J.

Commissioned First Lieutenant October 3, 1917. Promoted to Captain May 10, 1919. M.O.T.C. Camp Greenleaf, Ga. January 1918. Surgeon 162nd Depot Brigade and Asst. Surgeon, 319th Quartermaster Labor Battalion, Camp Pike, Ark. April 1918. 319th Labor Battalion, Camp Hill, Va. June 1918 and A.E.F. July 1918. Mobile Hospital No. 1, A.E.F. August 1918. 115th Field Hospital. 104th Sanitary Train, November 1918 and 30th Infantry A.E.F. Overseas France, nine and a half months. Discharged May 21, 1919.

Irving S. Schneikraut, Brooklyn, N. Y.

Commissioned First Lieutenant July 22, 1917. M.O.T.C. Ft. Benjamin Harrison, Ind. August 1917. Special course, New York City, November 1917. Assistant to C.O., Base Hospital, Camp Pike, Ark. January 1918. Assistant to Surgeon, Infirmary No. 4, Camp Pike, May 1918. Surgeon, 335th Q.M.C. Labor Battalion, Camp Pike, June 1918 and 533rd Engineers, Service Battalion, July 1918. Assistant to Surgeon, Infirmary No. 2, 162nd Depot Brigade, Camp Pike, July 1918. No overseas service. Discharged February 4, 1919.

Maurice H. Tallman, Boise, Idaho.

Commissioned First Lieutenant October 20, 1917. Promoted to Captain. M.O.T.C. Ft. Riley, Kans. February 1918. Examining Board, Camp Pike. Ark. May 1918. Mobilization Camp Examining Station, Camp Pike. No overseas service. Discharged March 25, 1919.

Ida J. Brooks, Little Rock, Ark.

Asst. Surgeon, U.S. Public Health Service, Camp Pike, Ark.

Frederick M. Dearborn, A.B., M.D., Ed. American Homeopathy in the World War, Chicago: American Institute of Homeopathy, New York: The Globe Press, Inc. 1923.

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