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World War I Casualty Lists - May 16, 1918


General Pershing Reports 44 Casualties, Including 4 Officers Dead and 1 Wounded

Washington, May 24. - The War Department today gave out a list of 44 casualties in the American army abroad, bringing the total to 6,238. The list included 4 killed in action, 9 died of wounds, 4 died of accident, 16 severely wounded, 1 slightly wounded, and 10 died of disease.

Five commissioned officers are included. Captain Frederick D. Clair was killed in action. Captain John A. Battin was severely wounded. Lieutenant Whitney H. Joyce died of wounds. Lieutenants Aimee D. Genard and Eugene Paul Wubben died of accident.

Summary of Army Casualties to Date

DeathsPreviously
Reported
Reported
May 24
Total
Killed in action ..............................526 4 530
Died of wounds ................................211 9 220
Lost at sea ...................................238 0 238
Killed by accident ............................245 4 249
Gas and other causes ..........................74 0 74
Killed or prisoner ............................1 0 1
Died of disease ...............................1,079 10 1,089
Civilians .....................................7 0 7
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   Total Deaths ............................2,381142,408
Wounded .......................................3,522173,539
Captured .......................................67067
Missing .......................................2240224
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   Grand Total ............................6,194446,238

Army Casualties Reported May 24.

Army casualties reported today, including name of next of kin and emergency address, are:

Killed In Action - - 4

Captain

Clair, Frederick D.; Henry Clair, 3,222 Montgomery Av., Philadelphia

Corporal

Rothrock, Lionel B.; Harry B. Rothrock, 87 Richmond St., Pittsburgh, Penn.

Privates

Higby, Francis; Mrs. Bertha Page, 360 W. Water St., Elmira, NY.
Schramkowski, John A.; Victor Schramkowski, 215 Xharlotte St., Jackson, Mich.

Died of Disease - - 10

Corporal

Johnson, Daniel L.; D. N. Johnson, R.F.D. A, Box 271, Atlanta, Ga.

Privates

Brun, Franklin O.; Emily P. Brun, Muscotah, Kan.
Erickson, Gunnard; Charlie Erickson, 1,720 Maple St., S. E. Brainerd, Minn.
Grafton, Homer E.; Mrs. Almina Crafton, 845 N. Grand St., Springfield, Mo.
Griener, John; John B. Griener, Lupemberg, Ia.
Morris, Joseph P.; Mrs. M. Morris, 2,799 8th Av., New York.
Pegues, Evans; Mrs. Lizzie Pegues, Osborn, N.C., and St. Louis, Mo.
Prengel, Elmer H.; Mrs. Pauline Prengel, 4,040 St. Ferdinand St., St. Louis.
Roberts, Norman; Sadie Smith, Gen. Del., Minneapolis, Minn,
Williams, Joseph; Mrs. Lizzie Williams, care Sidney Levy, Line Ark.

Died of Wounds - - 8

Lieutenant

Joyce, Whitney H.; Mrs. W. H. Joyce, Unadilla, NY.

Sergeant

Yates, James L.; Miss Beatrice Walling, 121 St. John St., Prov. Quebec, Can.

Privates

Gallagher, Neil; Mrs. Mary Gallagher, County Mayo, Ireland.
Joyce, John R.; Alfred Joyce, Crosby, N. D.
Kapitske, Willie; August Kapitske, Converse, Texas.
McConnelee, Irvin O.; Mrs. Mary McConnelee, 612 West 6th St., Atlantic, Ia.
Opie, Frank; Mrs. Mary Opie, 20 Tahanto St., Concord, N. H.
Perkins, Woodruff; W. A. Perkins, Overton, Nev.
Roberts, Carlton Dewolf, John Roberts, 2,654 Bedford Av., Brooklyn, NY.

Died of Accident - - 4

Lieutenants

Genard, Aimee D.; David Genard, 64 Laval St., Manchester, N.H.
Wubben, Eugene Paul; Mrs. John Wudden 106 N. Chestnut St., Colorado Springs, Colo.

Cadet

Bettenhausen, Joseph A.; H. W. Maus, 130 N. Laurel St., Hazleton, Penn.

Private

Joyce, Patrick W.; Alexander Joyce, 302 Central St., Jamaica Plain, Mass.

Wounded Severely - - 16

Captain

Battin, John A.; Mrs. Maria L. Battin, Watervliet, NY.

Corporals

O'Mara, John J.; Patrick O'Mara, 111 West 43d St., Chicago.
Sullivan, John K.; Michel J. Sullivan, 45 Walnut St., Kingston, NY.

Sergeants

Hamby, Cleo C.; Christopher C. Hamby, R.F.D. 3, Covington, Ga.
Mitchell, Thomas C.; Thomas Mitchell, 24 Main St., Southbridge, Mass.

Privates

Congdon, Harry W.; Mrs. Leiss, 341 South Av.; Bridgeport, Conn.
Garvin, Orville E.; Martin E. Garvin, 26 Frank St., Schenectady, NY.
Giegerich, Joseph A.; Mrs. Julia Speth, 800 East Jersey St., Elizabeth, NJ.
Hall, Paul L.; Mrs. Mary Hall, 814 2d St., Juniata, Penn.
Jablonowski, Wladyslaw; Sador Jablonowski, 8,020 Lowinsky St., Cleveland, Ohio.
Lawler, Edward D.; Miss Margaret Lawler, Portland, Conn.
Lawrence, Earnest G.; Mrs. Cora Lawrence, Gastonia, N.C.
Phelan, John J.; Mather Phelan, 51 Elliott St., New Haven, Conn.
Rudd, Wyllys Singleton; W. F. Rudd, 614 James St., Rome, NY.
Smouse, Murray C.; William H. Smouse, Box 140, Cumberland, Md.
Sullivan, James W.; Mrs. Mary Sullivan, 420 Poplar St., New Haven, Conn.

Wounded Slightly - - 1

Corporal

Moody, Eric H.; Mrs. Kate Moody, Tiptonville, Tenn.

Source: NY Times, May 25, 1918


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