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World War I Casualty Lists - May 16, 1918


41 Casualties Reported in Overseas Army; 7 Commissioned Officers on Day's List

Washington, May 21. - The War Department today gave out a list of 41 casualties in the American army abroad, bringing the grand total to 6,061. The department announced today that the total number of deaths previously reported from disease should be reduced by two on account of repetition. The day's list contained the names of 8 killed in action, 2 died of disease, 1 died of wounds, 7 died of accidents, 18 wounded severely, 8 slightly wounded, and 2 missing in action.

Seven commissioned officers are included. Captain James N. Hall of the Aviation Corps and Lieutenant Philip W. Hunter are reported missing in action. Lieutenants Cyril M. Angell and William K. B. Emerson were killed in action. Lieutenants Harry C. Colburn, Alfred R. Metzger, and Philip Robertson were killed by accident.

Summary of Army Casualties to Date

DeathsPreviously
Reported
Reported
May 21
Total
Killed in action ..............................506 3 509
Killed by accident ............................238 7 245
Died of disease ...............................1,064 2 *1,066
Lost at sea ...................................238 0 238
Died of wounds ................................196 1 197
Gas and other causes ..........................74 0 74
Civilians .....................................7 0 7
Killed or prisoner ............................1 0 1
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   Total Deaths ............................2,32613*2,337
Wounded .......................................3,407263,433
Captured .......................................67067
Missing .......................................2222224
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   Grand Total ............................6,02241*6,061

* Total number of deaths previously reported from disease should be reduced by two on account of repetition.

Army Casualties Reported May 21.

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

Killed In Action - - 3

Lieutenants

Angell, Cyril M.; Thomas H. Angell, 303 County Street, Attleboro, Mass.
Emerson, William K. B.; W. K. B. Emerson, care Post & Flagg, 38 Wall Street, New York.

Private

Allen, Leslie; John Allen, Saugatuck, Conn.

Died of Disease - - 2

Privates

Kelso, John; P. J. Simmons, Enid, La.
Marone, Rocco V.; Steven Marone, 1,033 Broad Street, Hartford, Conn.

Died of Wounds Received in Action - - 1

Wagoner

Bigelow, Roland; Mrs. B. Brindell, 1,027 1/2 Sewell Avenue, Asbury Park, N.J.

Died of Accident - - 7

Lieutenants

Colburn, Harry C.; Mrs. Marion C. Merrill, care People's State Bank, Indianapolis, Ind.
Metzger, Alfred R.; A. R. Metzger, 16 Camp Street, Newark, N.J.
Robertson, Philip; Maj. J. R. Robertson, 102 North Second Street, Hamilton, Ohio.

Cook

Pollock, Ralph H.; Mrs. Mary I. Pollock, 1,109 Magoffin Street, El Paso, Texas.

Privates

Gurney, Cornelius Benjamin; Mrs. Matilda Gurney, 862 Huntington Avenue, Boston.
Stimpson, George C.; Mrs. Annie Stimpson, 4 Wellington Avenue, Somerville, Mass.
Wilson, Johnnie; Mrs. Letha Wilson, 618 Princess Anne Avenue, Norfolk, Va.

Wounded Severely - - 18

Lieutenant

Fritz, Frank A.; George J. Fritz, Butler, N.J.

Sergeants

Crisler, Walter W.; Mrs. Anna Crisler, R.F.D. 3, Ava, Ill.
Victor, John H.; Mrs. Annie Victor, Memphis, Tenn.

Corporals

Fjelland, Sanford B.; Andrew T. Fjelland, Huxley, Iowa.
Mertes, Frank; George Mertes, Fountain City, Wis.
Sandel, Paul E.; Martin L. Sandel, 240 North Third Street, Lewisburg, Penn.
Weidner, Bloomfield; Mrs. D. Weldner, 36 Chestnut Street, Pottstown, Penn.

Privates

Alexander, Windsor F.; Mrs. Charles S. Alexander, Milo, Me.
Hall, Frederick A.; William P. Hall, Center Street, Gardner, Mass.
Jordan, Aldey C.; Henry T. Jordan, Box 136, Centrahoma, Okla.
McCormack, Irvin E.; J. D. McCormack, Donnybrook, N.D.
Mixtacki, Adam V.; Joseph I. Mixtacki, Pulaski, Wis.
Nickel, Vincent; Mrs. Anna Nickel, 1,943 North Hoyne Avenue, Chicago.
Roth, Frank B.; John B. Roth, 2,713 South Harrison Street, Fort Wayne, Ind.
Shellenbarger, Abraham; Lorenzo Shellenbarger, Hingham, Mont.
Slavik, Charles; John Muders, 1,402 Williams Street, Omaha, Neb.
Smith, Samuel T.; Thomas Smith, Barton, Ark.
Wentworth, Wesley B.; Mrs. Edith Hefkins, 1,117 East Twentieth Avenue, Denver, Col.

Slightly Wounded - - 8

Mechanician

Lutz, Harry W.; Mrs. Iva Westburg, 5,047 North Robey Street, Chicago

Privates

Dokken, Elmer L.; Mrs. Mary Dokken, Palermo, N.D.
Hynes, John T.; Andrew Hynes, Whitaker, Penn.
Johnson, Lioneal N.; Willis N. Johnson, 429 Second Avenue N. W., Minot, N.D.
Marcuzzi, Lawrence; Marco Marcuzzi, Berwind, W. Va.
Silver, Lennie W.; D. C. Allen, Converse, S. C.
Warner, William Parsens; Clifford Symons, 921 South Seventh Street, Allentown, Penn.
Weinman, Morris; Alex Weinman, 1,210 Artesian Street, Chicago, Ill.

Missing in Action - - 2

Captain

Hall, James N.; Arthur W. Hall, Colfax, Iowa

Lieutenant

Hunter, Philip W.; Mrs. J. J. Hunter, 19 West Liberty Street, York, S.C.

Source: NY Times, May 22, 1918


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