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World War I Casualty Lists - May 16, 1918


38 Casualties Reported by Gen. Pershing Include 7 Killed in Action, 18 Wounded

Washington, May 28. - The War Department today gave out a list of 38 casualties in the American army abroad, bringing the total to 6,399. In the list there were the names of 7 killed in action, 1 died of wounds, 18 wounded severely, 6 missing in action, 1 died of drowning, and 5 died of disease.

Two commissioned officers were named, one of them being Major Raoul Lufbery, who was regarded as the best ace in the American air service. He was shot down in flames by a big German triplane the morning of May 19. The other comissioned officers (sic) named is Lieutenant Walter B. Schafer, missing in action.

Summary of Army Casualties to Date

DeathsPreviously
Reported
Reported
May 28
Total
Killed in action ................................5487555
Died of wounds ..................................2301231
Lost at sea .....................................2910291
Killed by accident ..............................2510252
Gas and other causes ............................74175
Killed or prisoner ..............................101
Died of disease .................................1,09851,103
Civilians .......................................707
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   Total Deaths ............................2,500142,514
Wounded .......................................3,565183,583
Captured .......................................68068
Missing .......................................2286234
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   Grand Total ............................6,361386,399

Army Casualties Reported May 29.

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

Killed In Action - - 7

Major

Lufbery, Raoul; Julius Lufbery, 103 Qual Henry Fourth, Dieppe, France.

Sergeants

Anderson, Christian S.; J. L. Anderson, R.F.D. 4, Spencer, Iowa.
Leforge, Carl; Elmer Leforge, Flemingsburg, Ky.

Privates

Cook, Arthur S.; Eugene Cook, 822 S. Wabash Av., Chicago
McKinney, James P.; A. C. McKinney, R.F.D. 2, Batesville, Ark.
Nehrenberg, David D.; Gustav Nehrenberg, Drake, N.D.
Woods, Ezra; Mrs. Carrie Woods, R.F.D. 1, New Milford, Conn.

Died of Wounds - - 1

Private

Ash, Joseph; Philip Ash, 845 Par St., Lawrence, Mass.

Died of Disease - - 5

Corporal

Dodge, Alexander; William Dodge, Algonac, Mich.

Privates

Burton, James; Mrs. Ellen Burton, Salada, S.C.
Ferguson, Alfred A.; Mrs. Mary Ferguson, 173 St. Nicholas Av., New York.
Hennessey, Walter P.; John C. Hennessey, R.F.D. a, Scranton, Iowa.
Roe, William; William John Roe, Russell, Kan.

Died of Drowning - - 1

Private

Shade, Mike; Mrs. Stehenf Shade, Makarova, Voronsh, Russia.

Severely Wounded - - 18

Sergeant

Pettis, Elijah F.; Mrs. Mamie Ashcraft, R.F.D. 1, Gordo, Ala.

Corporals

Flynt, John G.; Mrs. L. E. Flynt, R.F.D. 1, Mount Olive, Mich.
Ockerman, Ora D.; Joseph R. Ockerman, R.F.D. 1, Koleen, Ind.
Quick, Arthus H.; Mrs. E. Quick, 104 S. Park St., Kansas City, Mo.

Wagoner

Leclair, Dexter J.; Marion McMurray, R.F.D. 257 Albany, NY.

Privates

Barry, Foster H.; Mrs. Annie M. Barry, 513 Water St., McKeesport, Penn.
Callaghan, Timothy J.' Mrs. Ellen Callaghan, Gortdarling, County Kerry, Ireland.
Carter, Roy R.; Michael M. Carter, 117 Beyer Av., Punxsutawney, Penn.
Holland, James A.; Mrs. James A. Holland, 685 Degraw St., Brooklyn, NY.
Hubbard, Arthur M.; M. B. Hubbard, 124 Frank St., New Haven, Conn.
Kearns, William; Mrs. Harriet Kearns, 4,802 Atlantic Av., Morris Park, NY.
Lahue, Omar E.; Albert Lahue, 613 Thompson St. Joseph, Mo.
Lewis, Herbert J.; John F. Lewis, 177 Highland A., Malden, Mass.
Moats, Ben; Charlie Moats, Oglesby, Tex.
Reich, Herman H.; Charles Reich, Bloomer, Wis.
Schwartz, Samuel; Sarah Saslansky, 1,507 South Millard Av., Chicago.
Spelak, Jan; Charles Gorlk, 24 Michigan Av., Detroit.
Wilman, Michael T.; A. A. Williams, 607 Willis St., Ashland, Iowa.

Missing in Action - - 6

Lieutenant

Schafer, Walter B.; John M. Schafer, 137 South Ward St., Ottumwa, Iowa

Privates

Aliano, Frank J.l Joseph Aliano, 66 Park St., Bristol, Conn.
Kirby, Raymond C.; Joseph Kirby, 50 Wolcott St., New Haven, Conn.
Linhart, Anton; Michael Linhart, Bee, Neb.
McGovern, Charles M.; Mrs. B. Starbert, 119 Blue Hill Road, Charlestown, Mass.
Mitchell, Clarence; Mrs. Rachael L. Dell, 7071/2 Market St., St. Louis, Mo.

Source: NY Times, May 29, 1918


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