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World War I Casualty Lists - May 16, 1918


60 Casualties Reported by General Pershing; 15 Killed in Action, 11 Dead of Accidents

Washington, May 31. - The War Department today gave out a list of 60 casualties in the American army abroad, bringing the grand total to 6,523. The list included the names of 15 killed in action, 6 died of wounds, 11 died of accident, 1 missing in action, 15 severely wounded, 8 slightly wounded, and 4 died of disease. Seven commissioned officers were included. Lieutenants Richard Anderson, Robert J. Griffith, William S. Stearns, William N. Hewitt, and Frank P. McCreery died of accident. Lieutenants Clark H. Apted and Thomas D. Amory were severely wounded.

Summary of Army Casualties to Date

DeathsPreviously
Reported
Reported
May 31
Total
Killed in action ................................56515580
Died of wounds ..................................2376243
Lost at sea .....................................2910291
Killed by accident ..............................25611267
Gas and other causes ............................75075
Killed or prisoner ..............................101
Died of disease .................................112441,128
Civilians .......................................707
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   Total Deaths ............................2,556362,592
Wounded .......................................3,601233,624
Captured .......................................72072
Missing .......................................2341235
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   Grand Total ............................6,463606,523

Army Casualties Reported May 31.

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

Killed In Action - - 15

Wagoner

Campbell, Chick M.; Tobe Campbell, 1,020 East Seventh Street, Pittsburg, Kan.

Privates

Abney, George M.; F. P. Abney, Mineola, Texas

Belen, Stanley; Mrs. Margaret Martin, 519 West Twenty-seventh Street, New York

Bolen, Robert L.; Napoleon B. Bolen, R.F.D. 1, Saltillo, Miss.

Cochran, Ira D.; William N. Cochran, Protection, Ga.

Colon, Frank; Mrs. Annie Colon, 107 North Main Street, Aberdeen, S. D.

Counter, Kenneth Edward; Mrs. J. H. Powers, Alden, Minn.

Dyer, Francis E.; Mrs. F. A. Smith, Lake Arthur, La.

Gregg, Donald; D. Gregg, 1,239 Waverly Street, Houston Heights, Texas

Martinson, Carl M. J.; Andrew Lee, R.F.D. 2, Stanley, Wis.

Massey, C. L.; Linan C. Massey, R.F.D. 3, Columbus, Ga.

Mooney, George E.; P. G. Mooney, Glasgow, Mon.

Murray, Frank A.; Mrs. Nannie Shattuck, Nunda, NY.

Spidel, Howard L.; Daniel Spidel, Union Furnace, Penn.

White, Malcolm R.; Frank T. White, Southampton, L.I.

Died of Wounds - - 6

Privates

Aitkens, George F.; Mrs. Mary Tanner, R.F.D. 1 National City, Cal.

Chase, Lester W.; Fred E. Chase, 17 Beacon St., Derry, N.H.

Messina, Charles; Mrs. Josephine Patane, 1,724 Amsterdam Avenue, New York

Nelson, Marshall B.; Nels B. Nelson, R.F.D. 2, Grand Junction, Mich.

Poulter, Charles; Mrs. Mary Poulter, 941 South Sixteenth Street, Louisville, KY

Stokeley, Leslie L.; Mrs. Kate Stokeley, General Delivery, Ellington, Mo.

Died of Accident - - 11

Lieutenants

Anderson, Richard; Mrs. Mina J. Anderson, 1,238 Temple Place, St. Louis

Griffith, Robert J.; A. E. Griffith, care Southern Mutual Insurance Company, Athens, Ga.

Stearns, William S.; Richard S. Stearns, Rockwood St., Jamaica Plain, Mass.

Hewitt, William N.; the Rev. G. R. Hewitt, Enfield, Mass.

McCreery, Frank P.; Mrs. C. S. McCreery, 24 North Washington St., Fort Washington, NY.

Cadet

Penn, Eugene D.; Mrs. R. L. Penn, 3,112 W Av., Austin, Tex.

Supply Sergeant

Geating, Gordon J.; Mrs. L. S. Geating, 4,910 North Spaulding, Chicago, Ill.

Privates

Engram, Claud; William Engram, R.F.D. 3, Hawkinsville, Ga.

McDermott, Thomas W.; Steve McDermott, Albany, Wis.

Snyder, Daniel A.; Daniel P. Snyder, 1,948 Bailey St., Buffalo, NY

Wolff, Lawrence; Mrs. Lawrence Wolff, 1,409 Myrtle Av., Brooklyn, NY

Died of Disease - - 4

Corporal

Lewis, Bert; W. H. Luginger, 122 East Jackson St., Stockton, Cal.

Privates

Gunder, Don F.; W. R. Gunder, 409 3d st., Northeast Puyallup, Wash.

Hook, Humbert; Mrs. Mary Agnes Murray, North, S.C.

Vaughn, Isaac M.; C. M. Vaughn, Ballinger, Tex.

Severely Wounded - - 15

Lieutenants

Apted, Clark H.; David W. Apted, 432 Clancy Av., Grand Rapids, Mich.

Amory, Thomas D.; E. J. Amory, du Pont Building, Wilmington, Del.

Sergeants

Albers, William; Mrs. Emma Fliedner, 1,883 Cornelia St., Ridgewood, NY

Fuss, George; Mrs. Mary Werner, 224 Cedar St., Newark, O.

Mechanic

Green, Claud D.; Mrs. Kate Green, 740 Walnut St., Effingham, Ill.

Privates

Creech, Horton; Ballard Creech, Harlan, Ky.

Cundiff, Henry J.; C. D. Cundiff, 1,656 N. College St., Decatur, Ill.

Downer, Elmer C.; Silas W. Doner, R.F.D. 7, Traverse City, Mich. {difference in spelling Doner vs. Downer is as in original}

Eaves, Robert J.; Mrs. Janie Eaves, Doucette, Texas.

Hicks, James W.; Hattie Hicks, Williamsburg, Penn.

Murphy, Charles Joseph; Edward Murphy, 431 Fourth Avenue, Long Island City.

Musilek, Henry M.; Mrs. Anna Musilek, Lake Andes, S.D.

Ruch, Henry, Fred Ruch, 309 Delafield Avenue, Waukesha, Wis.

Stupelman, Isador; Max Stupelman, 125 Lilly Street, Newark, NJ.

Trussell, William E.; William J. Trussell, Honea Path, S.C.

Slightly Wounded - - 8

Sergeant

Connell, William B.; Mrs. George Van Horne, 230 Larmer Avenue, Pittsburgh, Penn.

Mechanic

Mitchell, Clarence E.; Mrs. Lottie Brown, 1,606 Penna Avenue, Lansing, Mich.

Privates

Carberry, John Joseph; Mrs. Elizabeth Carberry, 29 West 14th Street, Bayonne, NJ.

Ditty, Clarence B.; George Ditty, Dillon, Mon.

Lunzer, Joseph H.; Miss Elizabeth Lunzer, 250 West Cottage Street, St. Paul, Minn.

Owens, Paul J.; Mrs. Kate Cornelius, 107 Brooklyn Avenue, Wellsville, NY.

Raub, Frank Van S.; Mrs. Helda B. Raub, 195 South Sixth Street, Newark, NJ.

Tobias, John; Mrs. Catherine Tobias, 212 South Tenth Street, Reading, Penn.

Missing in Action - - 1

Private

Lilly, William J.; Miss Anna Kelley, 250 Briston St., Southington, Conn.

Source: NY Times, June 1, 1918


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