Clipped From The Indianapolis Star
Hoosier Heroes to Attend Rites. Ftntr-1 SERQT. PAUL T. CUNNINGHAM. SEROT. ALEX L. ARCH. INDIANA STATR CAPITOL. Oct. 21. Governor Met 'ray today appointed three Indiana heroes of tho world war to represent t tic stal; at burial cere-, cere-, cere-, monies for the "unknown American sol- sol- ; i dUr" nt Arlington national cemetery on ; Armistice day, Nov. 11. Tho three men named by tho Governor Governor are Sergt. Alex L. Arch of South Hind, Set-fit. Set-fit. Set-fit. Paul T. Cunningham of Kentland and Henry A, Strobel of Tell City. u over nor .icru- .icru- n.uu unu uiu will be honored in being represented by thrno volunteer soldiers, who saw months ol active service overseas, i Indiana representatives will go to Washington at the expense of the government government and will take Part In the Impress Impress I vo burial rite, which have bf'n planned In honor of the unknown American American soldier. Each statu of tho Union will send three representatives and a number of foreign countries have designated designated distinguished generals of the allied allied armies as otllclnl representatives. In naming tho Indiana represento-tlves. represento-tlves. represento-tlves. Governor MeCniy selected men with distinguished war records. Sergt. Arch nreu me nrsi C. Oth field artillery, 1st division, a few minutes after o'clock on the morning of Oct. ti, 1S17. II later took part in active fighting In many sectors along the western front and wuh. In the Argonne on Armistice day. Sergt. Cunningham, who is a resident of the Governor's home town, was awarded the Ciul.x IpGuerre by the I- I- rench govern tnent for distinguished and exceptional gallantry. I In served with the eld art lerv of the I'd d v on. enlisting In May. 1917, and serving until Aug. t.i, hhv. HHrgi. imnningtum was cited for services nt Blanc Mont. Ill was at Chateau Thierry with the troopd of Gen. Omar Ftundy of Indiana at tho time French commanders ordered a re treni. but Gtn. Hundy and the American forces moved forward and stopped the German drive toward Paris. IJo took part In practically nil of the major offensive offensive movements of the American troops. He wan recommended for a lieutetinnev. Strohcl was "the Sergt. York of Indiana." Indiana." Inking part with his squad In tho capture of 242 Germans. Kor this service he received the distinguished service cross and the British military rnufiui. mo was severer wnnmlefl in American shot at action. Ho served from September, 1917 ! tho Germans ns a member of Battery until April, 1919.