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World War I Casualty Lists - May 16, 1918


Pershing Cables 106 Casualties in Army; Three, First Reported Missing, Are Prisoners

Washington, May 17. - The War Department today made public a list of 106 casualties in the army abroad, bringing the total from the beginning to 5,879. The list included the names of 15 killed in action, 6 died of wounds, 4 died of disease, 1 died of gas poisoning, 12 wounded severely, 60 slightly wounded, 8 missing in action. One previously reported missing in action is now reported killed in action. Three others previously reportedmissing are now reported prisoners.

The names of four commissioned officers are in the list. Lieutenant Charles W. Maxon is missing in action. Lieutenants Harold A. Goodrich and M. S. Redmond, previously reported missing, are now reported prisoners. Lieutenant Averill Braxton Pfeifer was slightly wounded.

Summary of Army Casualties to Date

DeathsPreviously
Reported
Reported
May 17
Total
Killed in action ..............................476 15 *492
Killed by accident ............................235 0 235
Died of disease ...............................1,048 4 1,052
Lost at sea ...................................238 0 238
Died of wounds ................................182 6 188
Gas and other causes ..........................73 1 74
Civilians .....................................7 0 7
Killed or prisoner ............................1 0 1
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   Total Deaths ............................2,260262,287
Wounded .......................................3,249723,321
Captured .......................................600*63
Missing .......................................2048*& 208
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   Grand Total ............................5,7731065,879

* One previously reported missing now reported killed; three previously reported missing now reported prisoners, involving shifts from Missing column without changing grand total.

*& Three previously reported missing now reported prisoners.

Army Casualties Reported May 17.

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

Killed In Action - - 15

Corporal

Moore, W.G.; Mrs. Ada L. Corcoran, Fitzdale, Vt.

Privates

Bailey, V.; Mrs. Cora Bailey, Alden, Minn.
Blahovec, V. J.; Miss Mary Blahovec, 1,112 South 11th St., St. Louis.
Cleary, T. W.; Thomas Cleary, Sr., 806 Cass St., Portage, Wis.
Coffey, James E.; Mrs. Catherine Coffey, 51 Broad St., Nashua, N.H.
Danforth, Henry L.; Mrs. H. M. Danforth, Danville, Vt.
Low, John W.; Mrs. Nora Simmons, care Texas Glass and Paint Company, Dallas, Texas
Lyon, William R.; J. H. Lyon, Indianapolis, Iowa.
Martin, George F.; Frank Martin, Fort Kent, Me.
Mathis, Wyvil L.; Mrs. Viola V. Pappas, Johnstown, Ohio.
Perkins, Clarence I.; A. A. Perkins, 17 School St., Manchester, N.H.
Poulin, Joseph I.; Mrs. Mary J. Poulin, Augusta, Me.
Roberti, Gino; Michael Roberti, Lucca Tuscana, Italy.
Sullivan, Emmet D.; Mrs. Marilla Sullivan, Fine, N.Y.
Thompson, Charles R.; Mrs. Phebe Thompson, Kingman, Me.

Died of Wounds - - 6

Corporals

Gould, Daniel B.; Otis S. Gould, R.F.D. 1, New Vineyard, Me.
Ingerson, Dewey W.; Mrs. Katherine Ingerson, Union St., Whitefield, N.H.

Wagoner

Reynard, Luke; Emile Slausen, 440 Holcomb Av., Detroit, Mich.

Privates

Girolamo, Martino; Mike Girolamo, 92 West Elm St., Oneida, N.Y.
Ragland, Talmage T.; J. J. Ragland, Sunny Lane, Ky.
Stone, William H.; William H. Stone, Norway, Me.

Died of Disease - - 4

Sergeant

Tormey, Cecil G.; Frank X. Tormey, Thorp, Clark County, Wis.

Cook

Corcoran, John J.; John J. Corcoran, 438 Harder St., Branford, Conn.

Privates

Becker, Joseph L.; Mrs. Florence Becker, 75 Herald St., Rochester, N.Y.
Harshaw, Fred L.; Lilly Perry, 553 Hiwassa Av., Murphy, N.C.

Died of Gas Poisoning - - 1

Private

Gravelle, Clement W.; Miss Ang. Gravelle, 147 West Hollis St., Nashua, N.H.

Severely Wounded - - 12

Sergeant

Meister, William A.; Fred Meister, Elgin, Ill.

Corporals

Helman, Einar T.; Julius Heiman, 1,418 Greenleaf St., Evanston, Ill.
Yothers, Otto; Mrs. Clara Roland, 417 S. 4th St., St. Joseph, Mo.

Privates

Bowman, Howard A.; Chester H. Bowman, Clyde, N.Y.
Briggs, Amos P.; Mrs. Fannie F. Park, S. Charleston, Ohio.
Cully, Joseph; Mrs. Mary Bender, 7,906 Park Av., Cleveland, Ohio.
Graham, Clarence L.; Mrs. Margaret Graham, 61 Elm St., Lynn, Mass.
Hickey, Earnest F.; Mrs. A. Newman, 26 Congress St., Hartford, Conn.
Kreutzer, William; Edward Kreutzer, 432 West 10th St., Newport, Ky.
Moats, Edwin O.; Alonzo Moats, Mount Gilead, Ohio.
Steward, Bert L.; Mrs. Jennie Teener, Idaville, Ind.
Wantelet, Ferdinand; Marcelin, Wantelet, R.F.D. 8, Box 12, Osceola Mills, Penn.

Wounded Slightly - - 60

Lieutenant

Pfeifer, Averill Braxion; Mrs. J. N. Pfeifer, 4,250 Euclid Av., Cleveland, Ohio.

Sergeant

Shiflet, William E.; Mrs. Emma Shiflet, General Delivery, Watervliet, Mich.

Corporals

Dean, Harry T.; Timothy Dean, 117 Spear St., Logansport, Ind.
Hall, Robert J.; Mrs. Martha Hall, Kingsmills, Ohio.
Henkel, Emil G.; Henry Henkel, R. D. ?, Dubuque, Ia.
Leonard, Everett; H. E. Leonard, 226 North Maple St., Sycamore, Ill.
Morrello, Cecil O.; W. M. Abernathy, P. O. Box 635, Galena, Kan.
Murray, William A.; Mrs. Mollie Murray, R. D. 2, Utica, Ky.
Price, Thomas M.; David B. Price, 104 Karnes St., Eldorado, Ill.
Weidner, William J.; Mrs. Frances Weidner, R. D. 10, Blufton, Ind.
Wilson, John D.; C. C. Wilson, R. D. 9, Gaffney, S.C.
Witt, Joe A. P.; David Witt, Irvine, Ky.

Bugler

Krogh, Arthur G.; Mrs. Anna Krogh, Spring Grove, Minn.

Mechanician

Rosene, Friend W.; Mrs. Nellie Rosene, Mary St., Shelton, Conn.

Privates

Ackerman, Charles; Mrs. Marie Ackerman, 1,156 Summit Av., Jersey City, N.J.
Bauer, Charles; Mrs. Katie Bauer, 85 Abbey St., Kingston, N.Y.
Bayer, George Joseph, jr.; George Joseph Bayer, sr., Clinton Avenue Station, Plainfield, N.J.
Carpenter, Andrew J.; Mrs. S. Carpenter, Dickey, N.D.
Christie, Raymond Valentine; Mrs. Mary Christie, 261 11th St., Hoboken, N.J.
Clark, Henry; Mrs. Loretta Clark, Candor, N.Y.
Dell, George William; Charles Grinshaw, Malvern, Penn.
Doran, James F.; Mrs. P. Doran, Stockton, Cal.
Durkin, Isadore; Meyer Durkin, 153 Beech St., Bridgeport, Conn.
Eaker, Prentice; Mrs. Hattie Eaker, Paris, Tenn.
Elliott, Arthur C.; Mrs. Nellie M. Elliott, 4,135 Midfield Av., Seattle, Wash.
Farris, Roy L.; Sheton Farris, Carmichael, Sask.
Felskey, Alex; Mrs. Mary Zeynel, 890 15th Av., Milwaukee, Wis.
Ferren, Michael; Martin Gorecki, 448 Mitchel St., Milwaukee, Wis.
Finch, Jim; Nartham Finch, Kingston, N.M.
Freeman, Joseph; Miss Tilley Wagner, 52 Springfield Av., Newark, N.J.
Gaffney, Frank R.; Mrs. Alice Gaffney, 232 Bay State Road, Boston.
Gillogly, Julius Joseph; Matthew Gillogly, 764 West Av., Buffalo, N.Y.
Golden, Charles; Wilbur Nutt, East Chain, Minn.
Hamlett, David V.; Mrs. Celie Hamlett, general delivery, McGregor, Iowa.
Griffin, John J.; John A. Griffin, general delivery, Mount Pulaski, Ill.
Hicks, Ray M.; Mrs. Minnie Hicks, R. D. 4, Finley, Tenn.
Hudson, Eugene; Mrs. Charles Werner, Perry Okla.
Johnson, Elmer A.; Adolph Johnson, 840 North Loramie St., Chicago.
Johnson, Joseph; Ole Johnson, Grafton, N.D.
Joyce, John R.; Alfred Joyce, Crosby, N.D.
Kabat, Stephen J.; Miss Phillius Kabat, 1,715 West 17th St., Chicago.
King, Mathew; Mrs. Helen King, Kilmore Drummin, Westcourt, County Mayo, Ireland.
Knight, Less L.; William M. Knight, 834 Hazel St., Macon, Ga.
Leary, William; Mrs. Esther Leary, 119 Ironwood St., Ironwood, Mich.
Lewine, Isidore; Mrs. Johanna Lewine, 2.015 Olive St., Kansas City, Mo.
MacDonald, Boyd; Mrs. James MacDonald, Grafton, N.D.
O'Donnell, Peter Jos.; Mrs. Martha O'Donnell, 33 West 35th St., Bayonne, N.J.
Plummer, Christopher C.; Miss Grace Neal, Matthews, Mo.
Ray, Daniel J.; Mrs. D. Ray, Moulton, Iowa.
Schottinger, John Jos.; Mrs. Anna Schottinger, Dunellen, N.J.
Schrader, Edgar A.; Mrs. Julia Graham, Vacaville, Cal.
Zeke, Danny; Jos. Zeke, 1,801 Meade St. Racine, Wis.
Sheehan, raymond J.; Mrs. Elizabeth Sheehan, 147 Saranac Av., Buffalo, N.Y.
Simer, Lon E.; Mrs. Jennie Simer, Kinmundy, Ill.
Smallwood, William Jos.; Mrs. Ethel Smallwood, 29 Halls Av., Salem, N.J.
Strivens, Charles; Mrs. MacPfeiffer, 2,317 S. Sawyer Av., Chicago.
Weeks, Paul L.; Frank Weeks, 103 W. Nevada St., Urbana, Ill.
Weiland, Theodore G.; Paul J. Weiland, Bridgewater, S.D.
Weiler, John R.; M. B. Weiler, Mengelwood, Tenn.
Weld, Kenneth I.; Bert I. Weld, Slayton, Minn.

Missing in Action - - 8

Lieutenant

Maxson, Charles W.; Mrs. Charles W. Maxson, 1,739 North Broadway, Blatimore, Md.

Corporals

Walker, Robert; Mrs. Bridget Walker, 212 Grand St., Jersey City, N.J.
Whitehead, Lee H.; Mrs. W. F. Whitehead, Jeffrey, Ky.

Privates

Dodson, Russel E.; Lawrence Dodson, Wintondale, Penn.
Hickman, Fred C.; James B. Hickman, Loogootu, Ind.
Korman, George; Mrs. Eva Korman, 167 Broome St., Newark, N.J.
Krakuszeski, Aleksander; Stanley Krakuszeski, Dohre, Poland.
Sweeney, William G.; Mrs. Mary Sweeney, 375 Athens St., South Boston, Mass.

Prisoners
(Previously Reported Missing.)

Lieutenants

Goodrich, Harold A.; A. H. Goodrich, New Haven, Mo.
Redmond, M. S.; Mr. and Mrs. C. B. Redmond, 331 S. Pacific Av., Pittsburgh, Penn.

Private

Kinch, Sidney C.; Charley Kinch, Clayville, N.Y.

Correction

Private John M. Jennings, emergency address Mrs. Roy E. Howard, Belle Plaine, Iowa, reported in casualty list of May 15 as missing in action, should be reported killed in action.

Source: NY Times, May 18, 1918


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