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World War I Casualty Lists - May 16, 1918


General Pershing Reports 30 Casualties; 7 Commissioned Officers on Day's List

Washington, May 29. - The War Department today gave out a list of 30 casualties in the American army abroad, and announced that one previously reported missing, Private Louis Epstein of Brooklyn, had returned to his company, reducing the grand total by one and making it now 6,428. In the list there were the names of 5 killed in action, 5 died of wounds, 2 missing in action, 7 severely wounded, 1 died of accident, and 10 died of disease.

Seven commissioned officers are included. Major John Frank Carmack and Lieutenant Cholmondeley Thornton were wounded severely. Lieutenant Francis A. McIlvaine was killed in action. Lieutenant Raymond W. Parker is missing in action. Lieutenants Philip A. Hunter, Franklin Burche Pedrick, and Louis M. Edens, previously reported missing, are now reported prisoners.

Summary of Army Casualties to Date

DeathsPreviously
Reported
Reported
May 29
Total
Killed in action ................................5555560
Died of wounds ..................................2315236
Lost at sea .....................................2910291
Killed by accident ..............................2511252
Gas and other causes ............................75075
Killed or prisoner ..............................101
Died of disease .................................1,103101,113
Civilians .......................................707
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   Total Deaths ............................2,514302,535
Wounded .......................................3,5837*3,589
Captured .......................................680*71
Missing .......................................2342*233
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   Grand Total ............................6,399306,428

* One previously reported severely wounded now reported missing; one previously reported missing now reported returned to his company, and three previously reported missing now reported prisoner. These changes involve shifts in wounded, captured, and missing columns, and net loss of one in grand total column.

Army Casualties Reported May 29.

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

Killed In Action - - 5

Lieutenant

McIlvaine, Francis A.; Albert S. McIlvaine, 2,833 Washington Boulevard, Indianapolis.

Privates

Dameszkvics, Jiosupas; John Dameszkvics, 2,727 Penn Av., Pittsburgh, Penn.
Guyton, Joseph William; Mrs. Agnes Winona Guyton, Evarts, Mich.
Marks, Clyde; Mrs. Clyde Marks, 104 South Davidson St., Indianapolis
Sipper, Carl A.; Mrs. Brad Murray, 1,121 5th Av. North, Great Falls, Mon.

Died of Wounds - - 5

Privates

Dolin, James O.; Jackson Dollin, Foster W. Va.
Ewing, George M.; A. R. Ewing, Auburn, Wash.
Gearin, John P.; John Gearin, Tippecanoe City, Ohio
King, Jesse M.; Mrs. Fremont Temple, 285 Cook Av., Meriden, Conn.
Shuler, Findley M.; Sam Shuler, Bryson City, N.C.

Died of Disease - - 10

Recruit

James, Harry D.; Samuel R. James, 312 North 6th St., Hannibal, Mo.

Privates

Baker, Frank A.; Mrs. Bessie Baker, 3,018 Marshall St., Richmond, Va.
Brundage, Cleo E.; John Brundage, 2,724 47th St. S. W., Seattle, Wash.
Hatch, David; Mrs. Bettie Hatch, Lobdell, Miss.
Jackson, Ed; Mrs. Ennie Jackson, Greenwood, S.C.
Jones, Mack; G. W. Hoslin, Crawford, Miss.
Lawton, Paul R.; Mrs. M. Lawton, Bellows Falls, Vt.
McLaughlin, Charles W.; John McLaughlin, Hutchinson, Minn.
Thompson, Douglas S.; Mrs. Margaret F. Thompson, 821 Putnam Av., Brooklyn, NY.
White, Orris A.; Mrs. Emma White, Walker, Cal.

Died of Accident - - 1

Private

Wait, William W.; Allan H. Jackson, 27 Washington Av., Schenectady, NY.

Wounded Severely - - 7

Major

Carmack, John Frank; Mrs. Marie Carmack, 6,325 Washington Av., St. Louis, Mo.

Lieutenant

Thornton, Cholmondeley; C. B. Johnson, Bennington, Vt.

Corporals

Hancock, Clarence; Mrs. Anna Tripp, 313 Monroe Av., Grand Haven, Mich.
Malec, Nickolas; Stanley Malec, 2,501 Maynard St., Chicago.

Privates

Aldridge, Frank; Mrs. William Aldridge, Cardston, Alberta, Canada
Cox, Jesse J.; J. C. Cox, 9th St., Nashville, Tenn.
Moore, Frank; Mrs. Elmer Moore, 715 Evergreen St., West Lafayette, Ind.

Missing in Action - - 2

Lieutenant

Parker, Raymond W.; A. A. Parker, 515 South Elm St., Champaign, Ill.

Sergeant

(Previously reported wounded severely.)
Sharkey, Eugene F.; Mrs. Sharkey, 26 Root Av., Ansonia, Conn.

Prisoners

(Previously Reported Missing.)

Lieutenant

Hunter, Philip A.; Mrs. J. J. Hunter, 100 Liberty St., York, S. C.
Pedrick, Franklin Burche; Mrs. Fannie H. Pedrick, 912 15th St. N. W., Washington, D.C.
Edens, Louis M.; Mrs. Claire Belle Edens, Cabool, Mo.

Note - Private Louis Epstein; Morris Epstein, 125 Seigel St., Brooklyn, NY, previously reported missing, now reported as returned to his company.

Source: NY Times, May 30, 1918


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