Forest Daniel O. Buchholz (Heinrich Carl Theodore Johann Buchholz, (Martin) Johann Wilhelm Buchholz, Martin Jochim Heinrich Buchholtz, Franz Christian Buchholtz) was born 13 April 1895 in Englewood, Ohio.  He died 20 December 1954 in Miami County, Ohio and was buried 22 December 1954 in Harris Creek Cemetery, Bradford, Miami County, Ohio.


Forest married Merle E. Shrimp, daughter of Shrimp and Catherine Shrimp.  Merle was born 27 March 1890.  She died 20 February 1954 in Ohio.


Forest enlisted in the United States Army on May 29, 1918. His serial number was 3098335.   He was assigned to the 150 Depot Brigade to June 17, 1918; Company E 154 Infantry to 14 September 1918; Headquarters Company 125 Infantry to Discharge Private Meuse-Argonne; Defensive Sector, American Expeditory Forces 8 August 1918 to 8 May 1919.  He then was honorably discharge May 24, 1919. 

 (military information from The Book Volume #3 Ohio Military Men 1917-1918; Official Roster of Ohio Soldiers, Sailors and Marines in the WW, 1917-1918. Volume I-XXIII. Columbus, Ohio, USA F.J. Heer Printing company, 1926.)


Forest worked for the Pennsylvania Railroad as a Yard Conductor, Switchman and Brakemen and worked out of Bradford, Ohio. 

Forest and Merle had the following child:

1.  Chalmer Odean Buchholz was born 6 December 1929 in Miami County, Ohio.  He died 30 November 2001 in LeFlore, Oklahoma.


Chalmer married Cathleen Nickel

SOURCES:  WWI Draft Registration of Forest Buchholz, Richard Palsgrove Jr. and Helen Buchholz Smith.