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World War I Casualty Lists - May 16, 1918


59 Casualties Reported in Overseas Army; 13 Dead, 42 Wounded, 4 Missing in Action

Washington, May 19. - The War Department today gave out a list of 59 casualties in the American army abroad, bringing the total from the beginning to 5,977. The list included 4 killed in action, 4 died of wounds, 3 died of disease, 2 killed by accident, 36 wounded severely, 6 wounded slightly, and 4 missing in action.

Two commissioned officers are in the list. Lieutenant Jefferson Davis Vincent died of accident. Lieutenant Robert B. Rhett, previously reported missing, is now reported captured.

Summary of Army Casualties to Date

DeathsPreviously
Reported
Reported
May 19
Total
Killed in action ..............................495 4 499
Killed by accident ............................235 2 237
Died of disease ...............................1,056 3 1,059
Lost at sea ...................................238 0 238
Died of wounds ................................191 4 195
Gas and other causes ..........................74 0 74
Civilians .....................................7 0 7
Killed or prisoner ............................1 0 1
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   Total Deaths ............................2,297132,310
Wounded .......................................3,336423,378
Captured .......................................650(a)67
Missing .......................................2200(a)222
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   Grand Total ............................5,918595,977

(a) Two previously reported missing now reported prisoners; does not change grand total.

Army Casualties Reported May 19.

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

Killed In Action - - 4

Corporals

Miller, Carl E.; Miss Florence Miller, General Delivery, Heyworth, Ill.
Sierzycki, Henry; Mrs. Kucharenko Sierzycki, Slumsk, Russia.

Privates

Devine, George; Sylvester Devine, 1,838 South 17th St., Philadelphia, Penn.
White, John W.; William J. White, 19 Eastern Av., Woburn, Mass.

Died of Wounds - - 4

Sergeant

Bell, William, jr.; William Bell, 96 Woodson St., Atlanta, Ga.

Corporals

Jackson, Harold A.; Clarence Jackson, R.F.D. 1, Bryant's Pond, Me.
Thomas, Earl; Mrs. Anna E. Thomas, South Charleston, Ohio.

Private

Levering, Jake; John Levering, Maurice, Iowa.

Died Disease - - 3

Privates

Chaney, Jesse; Mrs. Louise Chaney, Greenville, S.C.
Doonan, James F.; James F. Doonan, 3,047 Perry Av., New York.
Walker, Thomas L.; Jeff D. Walker, Crewe, Va.

Died Accident - - 2

Lieutenant

Vincent, Jefferson Davis; Mrs. James W. Vincent, Markeen Hotel, Buffalo, N.Y.

Private

McManus, Louis W.; Mrs. Julia McManus, 9 Burnside St., Salem, Mass.

Wounded Severely - - 36

Sergeant

Callahan, Clarence J.; Mrs. Mary A. Callahan, 6 Smith St., New Britain, Conn.
Mathon, Albert; Mrs. Gideon Mathon, 100 South St., Waterbury, Conn.

Corporals

Donovan, Joseph P.; Miss Margaret Green, 15 Clark St., New Britain, Conn.
Greifzu, William C.; Mrs. Jacob Oswald, 14 Main St., Colwyn, Penn.
Jackson, Frederick L.; Mrs. W. A. Jackson, 315 Freeport St., Dorchester, Mass.
Leblanc, Edward S.; J. S. Leblanc, 22 Arlington St., Nashua, N.H.
Ludlam, Carl G.; Samuel J. Ludlam, South Windsor, Conn.

Mechanics

Butler, Ernest I.; Mrs. Walter Butler, 549 Ash St., Willmantic, Conn.
Gregory, Elbert L.; B. F. Ward, 1,907 Blondeau St., Keokuk, Iowa.
Harris, Charles; Hyman Cohen, 16 Lewis Av., Meriden, Conn.

Cooks

Clarke, Henry; David Goldstein, 84 Wallace St., Bridgeport, Conn.
Higgins, Francis J.; Michael J. Higgins, 10 Hinman St., Meriden, Conn.

Privates

Bates, Lawrence R.; Mrs. William C. Bates, Terryville, Conn.
Bourgeouse, Morriss J.; Mrs. Josephine Bourgeouse, 48 Prospect St., Thompsonville, Conn.
Burke, John J.; Mr. and Mrs. John J. Burke, 28 Sherman Av., Meriden, Conn.
Coffey, Wm. B.; Daniel J. Coffey, 51 Broad St., Nashua, N.H.
Cornell, Stanylius; James Cornell, 14 Second St., Bristol, Conn.
Crissman, Harry G.; Mrs. G. Crissman, 277 30th St., San Francisco, Cal.
Cummings, Martin J.; John Cummings, 794 Ninth Av., New York.
Barker, William; Miss Agnes Barker, William St., Whitehall, N.Y.
Dewey, Lawrence; Oliver Dewey, caretaker, Tonw Almshouse, Meriden, Conn.
Hawkes, Irving M.; Irving Hawkes, 220 Mansfield St., New Haven, Conn.
Hoffman, Max Herbert; Mrs. Rose Hoffman, Ripon, Wis.
Holmes, William E.; Mrs. Centh Holmes, 605 Elizabeth St. Baraboo, Wis.
Johnson, Charles Charles Berger; Mrs. Christiana Johnson, 70 Lorraine St., Brooklyn, N.Y.
Lane, Leslie M.; Mrs. Anna Lane, 95 Newhall St., New Haven, Conn.
Latour, John B.; Mrs. Balerie Latour, 44 Tolles St., Nashua, N.H.
Linhardt, Joseph; Michael Linhardt, 580 Fairview Av., Brooklyn, N.Y.
Meehan, Thaddeus T.; Edward T. Meehan, 4 Magee St., Cambridge, Mass.
Ostapchuck, Feodoz; Adam Molden, Hartford, Conn.
Sargent, William H.; Mrs. Mary J. Sargent, 41 Chestnut St., South Manchester, Conn.
Seper, Julius; Lewis Seper, 435 East 69th St., New York.
Seraphin, John; Miss Katherine Seraphin, 22 Union St., Hartford, Conn.
Smith, Chester; Mrs. Byron Smith, 17 Library Place, Danbury, Conn.
Storey, Carroll; Mrs. Hattie Storey, Coventry St., Newport, Vt.
Williams, Edward J.; Frank M. Williams, 8,090 Fairview Av., Philadelphia, Penn.

Wounded Slightly - - 6

Reg. Sergt. Major

Gilbody, Geo. F.; Thos. A. Gilbody, 3 Van Winkle St., Dorchester, Mass.

Corporals

Berman, Hyman; Samuel Berman, 560 Maxwell St., Chicago, Ill.
Britton, Alton C.; Mrs. M. E. Britton, R.F.D. 5, Traverse City, Mich.

Privates

Glace, Reed; Mrs. William Backman, 1,503 Linden St., Allentown, Penn.
Greenberg, Max; Mrs. Pauline Greenberg, 5,620 Cherry St., Philadelphia, Penn.
Lowdermilk, Albert A.; Mrs. Lillie B. Lowdermilk, Morgantown, N.C.

Missing in Action - - 4

Master Eng., Sr. Grade

Mackay, George L.; Mr. George Mackay, Ocala, Fla.

Privates

Lagassey, Joseph Z.; Anthony Lagassey, South Elm St., Bristol, Conn.
Lagassee, William; Mrs. Delia Lagassee, South Elm St., Bristol, Conn.
Nilson, Carl H.; Mr. John Nilson, 24 Forestville St., Plainville, Conn.

Prisoner, (Previously Reported Missing.)

Lieutenant

Rhett, Robert B.; Miss Virginia S. Prettyman, Summerville, S.C.

Private

Patzoldt, Louis E.; Otto Patzoldt, Pine City, Minn.

Source: NY Times, May 20, 1918


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