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World War I Casualty Lists - May 16, 1918


23 Casualties Reported by Gen. Pershing, Exclusive of Those Lost on the Moldavia

Washington, May 25. - The War Department today gave out a list of 76 casualties in the American army abroad, including 53 lost on the transport   Moldavia   on Thursday, bringing the total to 6,314. The list, in addition to the   Moldavia   losses, included 4 killed in action, 4 died of wounds, 4 wounded severely, 8 slightly wounded, and 3 died of disease. The list of those lost on the   Moldavia   will be found elsewhere in The Times.

The department also announced that Captain James Norman Hall of Colfax, Iowa, the American aviator, previously reported missing, was now reported prisoner. Captain Hall was brought down behind German lines May 7, On May 20 press dispatches from the American army in Lorraine stated that he was a prisoner in a German hospital, and that he had been slightly wounded.

Two other commissioned officers are included in today's list. Lieutenant Albert E. Johnson died of wounds. Lieutenant Lee Henry Knapp died of disease.

Summary of Army Casualties to Date

DeathsPreviously
Reported
Reported
May 25
Total
Killed in action ..............................530 4 534
Died of wounds ................................220 4 224
Lost at sea ...................................238 53 291
Killed by accident ............................249 0 249
Gas and other causes ..........................74 0 74
Killed or prisoner ............................1 0 1
Died of disease ...............................1,089 5 1,092
Civilians .....................................7 0 7
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   Total Deaths ............................2,408642,472
Wounded .......................................3,539123,551
Captured .......................................670*68
Missing .......................................2242*223
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   Grand Total ............................6,2382876/td>6,314

*Captain James Norman Hall, previously reported missing, now reported prisoner. This involves shift of one from Missing to Captured column.

Army Casualties Reported May 25.

Army casualties made public today, including names of next of kin and emergency address, those lost on the   Moldavia   not included, are:

Killed In Action - - 4

Corporal

Kirkman, Robert E.; Mrs. Ada K. Heltzy, Clifty, Ky.

Privates

Brand, Ben; J. J. Brand, Logan, N.D.
Caviness, Carl L.; Mrs. M. E. Caviness, Charlton, Iowa.
Sturdevant, Charles C.; W. R. Sturdevant, 21 Maple St., Tipton, Ind.

Died of Wounds - - 4

Lieutenant

Johnson, Albert E.; F. J. Johnson, Box 192, Collinsville, Conn.

Privates

Buteau, Laurence J.; Mrs. Addie Buteau, Quebec St., Quebec, Canada.
Kalensky, Tony; George Kalensky, Bentleyville, Penn.
Smyden, Frank J.; Mrs. Elizabeth Smyden, 5 Meyers Lane, Kingston, Penn.

Died of Disease - - 3

Lieutenant

Knapp, Lee Henry; Mrs. Lee V. Knapp, Danbury, N.H.

Private

McFarland, Willis; Mrs. Mary McFarland, R.F.D. 2, Box 1, Bullochville, Ga.

Engineer

Forster, Louis George; Louis Forster, 3,314 O'Donnell St., Baltimore, Md.

Wounded Slightly - - 8

Sergeant

Bray, Neal; Mrs. Samantha Bray, Luretha, Ky.

Mechanician

Myers, James F.; J. W. Bragg, 312 State Av., Clarksburg, W. Va.

Privates

Ivy, Noble H.; Mrs. Belle Ivy, East Columbia St., Evansville, Ind.
Masellis, Vito; Joe Masellis, Ruth, Nev.
Moran, Earl H.; L. D. Moran, Dell Rapids, S.D.
Sackman, Gottlieb; John Sackman, Fallon, Mon.
Sampair, James W.; Mrs. Elizabeth Sampair, New Richmond, Wis.
Sandridge, Charles B.; J. M. Sandridge, Buntyn, Tenn.

Wounded Severely - - 4

Corporal

Doyle, Daniel; Mrs. Helen Doyle, 133 Oneida St., Syracuse, NY.

Privates

Cash, Samuel; Charles Cash, 1,628 Vliet St., Milwaukee, Wis.
McCury, Charlie; Mrs. Daisy Case, Candler, N.C.
Plemmons, Zeb V.; Lee Plemmons, 549 West Haywood St., Asheville, N.C.

Prisoner

(Previously Reported Missing)

Captain

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

Source: NY Times, May 26, 1918


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