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World War I Casualty Lists - May 16, 1918


Overseas Casualties Pass the 6,000 Mark; Gen. Pershing Reports 45 on Day's List

Washington, May 20. - The War Department today gave out a list of 45 casualties in the American army abroad, bringing the grand total across the 6,000 mark, to 6,022. The list included the names of 7 killed in action, bringing the total in this classification over the 500 mark, to 506; 1 died of wounds, 1 died of accident, 7 died of disease, 27 severely wounded, and 2 slightly wounded. Two commissioned officers are named. Captain Harris D. Buckwalter was killed in action. Lieutenant Tom W. Brown was wounded severely.

Summary of Army Casualties to Date

DeathsPreviously
Reported
Reported
May 20
Total
Killed in action ..............................499 7 506
Killed by accident ............................237 1 238
Died of disease ...............................1,059 7 1,064
Lost at sea ...................................238 0 238
Died of wounds ................................195 1 196
Gas and other causes ..........................74 0 74
Civilians .....................................7 0 7
Killed or prisoner ............................1 0 1
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   Total Deaths ............................2,310162,326
Wounded .......................................3,378293,407
Captured .......................................67067
Missing .......................................2220222
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   Grand Total ............................5,977456,022

Army Casualties Reported May 20.

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

Killed In Action - - 7

Captain

Buckwalter, Harris D.; W. H. Buckwalter, 453 Church St., Royersford, Penn.

Corporals

Burgess, George G.; Mrs. George G. Burgess, 639 East King St., York, Penn.
Melchi, Manford L.; Nathan Melchi, Leo, Ind.

Privates

Blake, James A.; Mrs. D. Browne, care Spool and Cotton Co., Fourth Avenue and Twenty-third Street, New York.
Kurske, Peter; Mrs. Celia Kurske, Dickinson, N.D.
Lampman, Frederick W.; Mrs. Lydia K. Lampman, 100 Oak Street, Red Oak, Iowa
Moore, A. R.; Mrs. John Corcoran, Fitzdale, Vt.

Died of Wounds - - 1

Sergeant

Patton, Gerald S.; G. E. Patton, 1,818 East Prospect Street, Seattle, Wash.

Died Accident - - 1

Private

Discarlo, Zobito; Filene Accravatti, 316 South Lemon Street, Mount Carmel, Penn.

Died of Disease - - 7

Privates

Eginton, Walter; Albert Eginton, 93 Main Street, Lockport, N.Y.
Franceschetti, Eugene; Agostino Franceschetti, Santa Flara, Dugalo Province, Italy
Glor, Lester L.; Henry G. Glor, R.F.D., Varysburg, N.Y.
Jackson, Robert; Mrs. Mariah Jackson, Rawlinson, Ark.
Maschio, Mario; Henry Maschio, 5,304 Lawton Avenue, Oakland, Cal.
Humphrey, John D.; Miss Alice Humphrey, Prattsville, Ark.
Sullivan, James P.; Mrs. Katherine Sullivan, Lone Rock, Wis.

Wounded Severely - - 27

Lieutenant

Brown, Tom W.; Mrs. G. K. Spring, P.O. Box 400, New Britain, Conn.

Sergeants

Hill, Ernest E.; Mrs. Anna Hill, General Delivery, Glenora, N.Y.
Williams, Clifford D.; Mrs. E. J. Williams, Portland, Conn.

Corporal

Carey, Norton G.; Mrs. Gertrude Carey, 2,205 Jackson Street, Joliet, Ill.

Privates

Anderson, William B.; Fred Anderson, St. James, Minn.
Bolden, Nicolas; Peter Morosky, 39 Van Woert St., Albany, N.Y.
Brown, Walter D.; Mrs. Carrie I. Brown, Glidden, Iowa.
Burns, George; Luke T. Burns, Cheshire, Conn.
Cabbage, Glen W.; George A. Cabbage, Hazelton, N.D.
Compton, Porter E.; C. E. Compton, R.F.D. 5, Murfreesboro, Tenn.
Cox, David Z.; David L. Cox, Urania, La.
Crabtree, Clarence D.; Lowell Crabtree, Box 243, Marengo, Ind.
Davies, Tom J.; David B. Davies, 484 East Broad St., Tamaqua, Penn.
Erickson, Eric A.; Mrs. Anna Erickson, 33 Cleveland Av., Bridgeport, Conn.
Frederick, William; Otto Frederick, Fort Des Moines, Iowa.
Houmann, Stephen T.; Mrs. Hanna Houmann, 730 Ninth Street, Hudson, Wis.
Kelley, Montie; Mrs. Harvie Debill, 310 Second Avenue, St. Cloud, Minn.
Kirby, John S.; William S. Kirby, R.F.D. 6, Box 63, Texarkana, Texas.
Palermo, Nicholas; Nicholas Palermo, 129 Franklin St., New Haven, Conn.
Poorman, Frank; John Poorman, Bixby, Okla.
Provenzano, Michael J.; Michael Provenzano, 845 Knickerbocker Av., Brooklyn, N.Y.
Ray, Haydon O.; C. C. Ray, General Delivery, Moody, Mo.
Redpath, George A.; Mrs. Caroline Redpath, Wayzata, Minn.
Schwetz, Frank J.; Mrs. Mary Schwetz, 1,004 South Twelfth Street, St. Louis, Mo.
Swanson, Frederick R.; Mrs. Lillian Swanson, 77 Montauk Avenue, New London, Conn.
Timmons, Russell M.; Roy Timmons, R.F.D., Smithboro, Ill.
Wetherell, Clarence R.; Robert Wetherell, 123 Wells Street, South Manchester, Conn.

Wounded Slightly - - 2

Private

Slotman, Walter H.; Henry F. Slotman, 70 Sirret Street, Buffalo, N.Y.

Corporal

Megee, James L.; S. R. Megee, Bengal, Okla.

Source: NY Times, May 21, 1918


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