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World War I Casualty Lists - May 16, 1918


Gen. Pershing Reports Only 19 Casualties; The Shortest List Received in Many Days

Washington, May 27. - The War Department today gave out a list of 19 casualties in the American army in France, the smallest casualty list in many days. It brought the grand total from the beginning to 6,361. The list included 9 killed in action, 4 died of wounds, 2 wounded severely, 3 missing in action and 1 died of disease. No commissioned officers were named.

Summary of Army Casualties to Date

DeathsPreviously
Reported
Reported
May 27
Total
Killed in action ..............................539 9 548
Died of wounds ................................226 4 230
Lost at sea ...................................291 0 291
Killed by accident ............................251 0 251
Gas and other causes ..........................74 0 74
Killed or prisoner ............................1 0 1
Died of disease ...............................1,097 1 1,098
Civilians .....................................7 0 7
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   Total Deaths ............................2,486142,500
Wounded .......................................3,56323,565
Captured .......................................68068
Missing .......................................2253228
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   Grand Total ............................6,342196,361

Army Casualties Reported May 27.

Army casualties reported today, including name of next of kin and emergency address, are:

Killed In Action - - 9

Corporals

Scarborough, Milton; Mrs. Ida M. Scarborough, Childs, Md.
Simpson, Lonnie; Mrs. Mary Simpson, R.F.D. 2, Ready, Ky.

Privates

Garrett, Alexander P.; Arthur R. Garrett, Mangum, Okla.
Griffin, Joseph; Mrs. Erastus Bennett, East Hampton, NY.
Holland, James C.; Mrs. James L. Holland, R.F.D. 1, Villa Rica, Ga.
Oakes, Eugene Rockwell; Sim E. Oakes, 716 Wollcott St., Sparta, Wis.
Schmidt, Frank John; John Schmidt, 297 Greenbush St., Milwaukee, Wis.
Schutzman, Walter; J. Schutzman, Ethel, La.
Wallen, James; E. S. Wallen, Fairland, Okla.

Died of Wounds - - 4

Sergeant

De Lee, James E.; Mrs. Tamor De Lee, 2,367 7th Av., Troy, NY.

Wagoner

Stokes, Norris G.; J. T. Stokes, La Crosse, Fla.

Privates

Symmes, Earle; Albert W. Symmes, Willowcreek, Cal.
Oliszewski, William J.; Joseph Oliszewski, 165 Manistee St., Manistee, Mich.

Died of Disease - - 5

Private

Wiltz, Menne Otto; Otto Wiltz, Wellsburg, Iowa.

Wounded Severely - - 2

Privates

Anderson, Arthur O.; K. O. Anderson, New Rockford, N.D.
Samuelson, Elmer P.; P. Samuelson, Paso Robles, Cal.

Missing in Action - - 3

Privates

Brown, Jerry A.; Mrs. Norma Brown, 575 Mitthof St., Columbus, Ohio.
Knowlton, Charles W.; Mrs. Clara H. Knowlton, Fairfield, Conn.
Walters, John B. F.; S. Walters, 519 Washington St., Gadsden, Ala.

Source: NY Times, May 28, 1918


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