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World War I Casualty Lists - May 16, 1918


General Pershing Reports 35 Casualties; 5 Killed in Action, 9 Severely Wounded

Washington, May 30. - The War Department today gave out a list of 35 casualties in the American army abroad, bringing the grand total to 6,463. The list included the names of 5 killed in action, 1 died of wounds, 4 killed by accident, 3 missing in action, 9 severely wounded, 2 slightly wounded, and 11 died of disease. Private Harry I Cook of Easthampton, Conn., previously reported missing, is now reported slightly wounded. Lieutenant James F. Crawford of Warsaw, NY, previously reported missing, is now reported a prisoner.

Two other commissioned officers are named in the list. Lieutenant Edward A. Koenne of Rochester, NY, is missing in action. Lieutenant George Squires of St. Paul was killed by accident.

Summary of Army Casualties to Date

DeathsPreviously
Reported
Reported
May 30
Total
Killed in action ................................5605565
Died of wounds ..................................2361237
Lost at sea .....................................2910291
Killed by accident ..............................2524256
Gas and other causes ............................75075
Killed or prisoner ..............................101
Died of disease .................................1113111,124
Civilians .......................................707
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   Total Deaths ............................2,535212,556
Wounded .......................................3,589113,601
Captured .......................................710*72
Missing .......................................2333*234
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   Grand Total ............................6,428356,463

* One previously reported missing now reported prisoner; also 1 previously reported missing now reported slightly wounded. These changes involve shift in wounded, captured, and missing columns without affecting grand total.

Army Casualties Reported May 30.

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

Killed In Action - - 5

Sergeant

Cartland, Wm. H.; W. H. Cartland, 28 Sweetzer St., Wakefield, Mass.

Corporal

Miller, Raymond D.; Mrs. Mary A. Miller, Washington Heights, Battle Creek, Mich.

Privates

Foresman, Fleming McG.; Mrs. Adele Foresman, Bardolph, Ill.
Miller, Clark G.; George Miller, Bovina Center, NY.
West, Joe Ruby; J. Harris, Minnekah, Okla.

Died of Accident - - 4

Lieutenant

Squires, George; Mrs. George Squires, 698 Oakland Av., St. Paul, Minn.

Privates

Jackson, Johnnie; Mrs. Mattie McClair, Lamar, Miss.
Washington, Willie; Mrs. Julia Washington, 444 Howard St., New Orleans, La.
Wells, Ralph P.; Mrs. Mary Wells, Woodstock, Ill.

Died of Disease - - 11

Sergeant

Hebb, Harris N.; Mrs. Lula Hebb, 105 South Virginia Av., Lakeland, Fla.

Corporal

Douglass, Earl J.; Mrs. Elviria Dow, 925 North 2d St., Clinton, Mo.

Privates

Anderson, Dave; Mrs. Marie Anderson, Plaquenano, La.
Berlin, Clay; George H. Berlin, 547 West 27th St., New York.
Cowan, Andrew H.; Alexander Cowan, R.F.D. 1, Belmont, Mich.
Evans, Wesley J.; James Evans, 8,405 Fugua St., Dallas, Texas.
Harvey, Robert; Mrs. Lizzie Harvey, R.F.D. 3, Box 55, Rustburg, Va.
Johnson, Victor Earl; Mrs. Erick Johnson, Weyerhauser, Wis.
Murray, Richard; Mrs. Mary Murray, R.F.D. 2, Box 15, Round, S.C.
Nelson, Lester N.; J. V. Nelson, 1,013 West Seventh Street, Mankato, Minn.
Thromer, William; Mark Thromer, Eagle Mills, Ark.

Died of Wounds - - 1

Private

Beter, Charlie; Mrs. Mary Beter, Alexandria, Egypt

Severely Wounded - - 9

Privates

Gilson, Henry; Samuel Blackman, 708 North Eighth Street, Philadephia.
Guest, William; Ezra Guest, 214 Fourth Avenue, Scottdale, Penn.
Hally, George F.; Russell Hally, 10 Galena Street, Roxbury, Mass.
Kniberg, Abraham; Henry Kniberg, 30 Montgomery Street, Roxbury, Mass.
McCann, Harry F.; J. M. Snelling, R.F.D. 5, Box 79, Dover, N.H.
Nagle, Edward C.; Mrs. Fanny Gerry, 12 Newton Street, Cambridge, Mass.
Nelson, William H.; Mrs. Stella Nelson, Oxford, Wis.
Richardson, George F., jr.; George Richardson, 15 Elm Street, Manchester, N.H.
Van Ness, Byron W.; Mrs. Wilhelmina Van Ness, 723 Pillow Street, Minneapolis, Minn.

Slightly Wounded - - 2

Privates

Balo, Roe A.; Edwin Balo, 769 Doyle Street, Columbus, Ohio
Cook, Harry I.; William Cook, East Hampton, Conn.
Lewis, Earl L.; William Lewis, Tyronville, Penn.

Missing in Action - - 3

Lieutenant

Koenne, Edward A.; Mrs. Carrie Koenne, 225 Pennsylvania Avenue, Rochester, NY.

Corporal

Williams, George N.; Ewing Williams, 340 South Green Street, Henderson, My.

Private

Brown, Joseph H.; Mrs. M. Brown, 1,749 Richmond Terrace, West New Brighton, S.I.

Prisoner, (Previously Reported Missing.)

Lieutenant

Crawford, James F., Mrs. Eliza H. Crawford, Warsaw, NY

Source: NY Times, May 31, 1918


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