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World War I Casualty Lists - May 16, 1918


General Pershing Reports 28 Casualties; 5 Commissioned Officers on Day's List

Washington, May 26. - The War Department today gave out a list of 28 casualties in the American army abroad, bringing the total to 6,342. The list included 5 killed in action, 2 died of wounds, 5 died of disease, 2 died of accident, 7 severely wounded, 5 slightly wounded, and 2 missing in action.

Five commissioned officers are included. Major Samuel M. Wilson, Captain William J. Burdell, and Lieutenant Frederick H. Cone were wounded severely. Lieutenants Walter Victor Barneby and Paul B. Kurtz, both aviators, were killed by accident.

Summary of Army Casualties to Date

DeathsPreviously
Reported
Reported
May 26
Total
Killed in action ..............................534 5 539
Died of wounds ................................224 2 226
Lost at sea ...................................291 0 291
Killed by accident ............................249 2 251
Gas and other causes ..........................74 0 74
Killed or prisoner ............................1 0 1
Died of disease ...............................1,092 5 1,097
Civilians .....................................7 0 7
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   Total Deaths ............................2,472142,486
Wounded .......................................3,551123,563
Captured .......................................68068
Missing .......................................2232225
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   Grand Total ............................6,314286,342

Army Casualties Reported May 26.

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

Killed In Action - - 5

Corporals

Freeborn, Alex; William Freeborn, Collins, Mon.
Mullins, Troy; Silas Mullins, Haldeman, Ky.

Privates

Bishop, Ray M.; L. E. Bishop, Lewistown, Ill.
Major, James H.; E. L. Major, Osceola, Texas
Woods, Robert A.; Mrs. Stella Sutton, Delhi, La.

Died of Wounds - - 2

Privates

Blair, Herbert E.; Mrs. Agnes Haywood, 115 Le Roy St., Dayton, Ohio.
Jablonowski, Wladyslaw; Sador Jablonowski, 8,020 Lowinsky St., Cleveland, Ohio.

Died of Disease - - 5

Corporal

Boggs, Edwin W.; Mrs. Lillian Haywood, 243 S. )Olive St., Los Angeles, Cal.

Master Signal Electrician

Wilkens, Frank W.; Mrs. Elvira Wilkens, R.F.D. 1, Laconia, N.H.

Privates

Byrne, Charles R.; Mrs. Sarah Byrne, 99 N. Ogden St., Buffalo, NY.
McFarland, Charles E.; John E. McFarland, Gen. Del. La Junta, Col.
Williams, Jerry M.; Hattie Wright, 455 Eslava St., Mobile, Ala.

Died of Accident - - 2

Lieutenants

Barneby, Walter Victor; Mrs. W. V. Barneby, 222 30th St., Newport News, Va.
Kurtz, Paul B.; William B. Kurtz, Manheim St., Germantown, Pa.

Wounded Severely - - 7

Major

Wilson, Samuel M.; Mrs. Samuel M. Wilson, 224 Walnut St., Lexington, Ky.

Captain

Burdell, William J.; Mrs. William J. Burdell, care John P. Hickey, Hotel Milwaukee, Hot Springs, Ark.

Lieutenant

Cone, Frederick H.; Mrs. Frederick H. Cone, 180 West Fifty-ninth St., New York.

Privates

Hampton, Earle; Mrs. A. E. Larkin, 947 Martin St., Cincinnati, Ohio.
Lindstrom, Edward; John Lindstrom, Windber, Penn.
Miller, John; Joseph Miller, 237 Broadway, Dickinson, N.D.
Tokai, Felix; Tony Zedani, 1,805 North 12th St., St. Louis, Mo.

Wounded Slightly - - 5

Privates

Davis, George W.; Mrs. Gertrude Davis, Box 120, Laramie, Wyo.
Dunning, Charles J.; Mrs. Mary Dunning, 161 10th St., Buffalo, NY.
Fritsch, William F.; Miss Margaret Fritsch, 2,867 Kelley Av., Chicago
Polejewski, Alexander; John Polejewski, Orleans, Minn.
Short, Lafe G.; Dr. W. G. Short, 314 North 4th Av., Durant, Okla.

Missing in Action - - 2

Privates

Reichman, Herman; William Reichman, 4847 North 5th St., Philadelphia
Svitak, Henry; Mrs. Carrie Svitak, 3434 Tilton St., Philadelphia

Source: NY Times, May 27, 1918


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