WORLD WAR I
CASUALTIES OF AMERICAN ARMY OVERSEAS
REPORTED ON JUNE 12, 1918
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KILLED IN ACTION. CORPORALS. Elmer B. Dommel, Lancaster, Pa. Talmage W. Gerrald, Galivants Ferry, S. C. MECHANICS. Cecil C. Abels, Ravenswood, W. Va. William A. Purcell, Philadelphia, Pa. PRIVATES. James A. Burns, Wausau, Wis. Leon Campbell, Athens, Pa. Frank Caralunas, Tamaqua, Pa. Cecil C. Craig, Phillip Okla. Paul F. Cross, Shelbyville, Ind. Joe F. Frentzel, Canton, O. Charles B. Hackney, Knoxville, Tenn. Paul L. Hargreaves, Jamaica, N. Y. Zed S. Honaker, War, W. Va. Forest G. Johns, Ticonic, Ia. Archie Lackshire, Sawyer, Wis. William C. Lindsay, Ottumwa, Ia. Cirenus E. McCary, Chief, Mich. William P. McGrath, Cleveland, O. Charles Naggione, Syracuse, N. Y. Edward C. Pitt, Rocky Mount, N. C. Marion D. Thompson, Levering, Mich. Noel Troney, San Francisco, Cal. Victor Tuttle, Newport, Me. Henry Urbanowski, Detroit, Mich. Edward F. Weil, Clevises, O. Paoset Zaico, Grodno, Russia. DIED OF WOUNDS RECEIVED IN ACTION. SERGEANT. Fred S. Murphy, Framingham, Mass. PRIVATES. Dewey G. Burr, Bristolville, O. Bernard Hurst, Oldenburg, Ind. DIED OF DISEASE. LIEUTENANT. Edward Hines Jr., 1456 Ridge-av., Chicago. CORPORAL. Arthur H. Kuoni, Sauk City, Wis. PRIVATES. Louis Bass, Horatio, Ark. Louis Erwin, Bethel, Tenn. Alfred J. Gratton, Bennington, Vt. Henry Howard, Franklinville, N. Y. Alexander Miller, Raymond, Miss. DIED OF ACCIDENT AND OTHER CAUSES. PRIVATES. William Glynn, Huntington, N. Y. Michael Keating, Brooklyn, N. Y. Erwin V. Ruoff, Brooklyn, N. Y. WOUNDED SEVERELY. LIEUTENANTS. Edmund Corby, New York City. James J. Lawrence, Atlanta, Ga. CORPORALS. Donald E. Carey, Greenfield, Mass. Harry Carter, St. Clair, Mich. Wilbur M. Claggett, Sullivan, Ind. Noah A. Echard, Kresman, W. Va. Theodore Pantechuck, 1107 Marshfield-av., Chicago. Edward Sheehan, Westfield, Mass Gilbert Ward, McDavid, Fla. Robert Whittaker, Scranton, Pa. BUGLER. Harry H. Givens, Parkersburg, W. Va. PRIVATES Fred R. Abney, Kennett, Mo. Gouche Atanasoff, Jackson, Mich. Henry O. Beavers, Johnson City, Ill. Hendry Boroski, Buffalo, N. Y. Clark E. Bunting, Montpelier, O. John W. Erwin, Cleveland, Miss. John J. Goss, Milwaukee, Wis. William Patrick Griffin, Brooklyn, N. Y. Van Buren Hair, Elease, N. C. Charlie G. Hardee, Loris, S. C. James Hartney, Minneapolis, Minn. Wiely J. Heft, Huntsville, Tex. Herbert Hinkle, Lily, Ky. Henry L. Link, Menonomie, Wis. Harry McCann, Edgerton, Wis. Elmer W. McFee, Philadelphia, Pa. James McIntosh, Covington, Ky. John Malenchak, New York City. Henry W. Morrow, Albemarie, N. C. William H. Myers, Shirleysburg, Pa. Edward A. Nosbaim, 1834 North Talman av., Chicago. Patrick O'Leary, Butte, Mont. Philips Peterson, Hammomd, Ind. George Purcell, Duncott, Pa. Arthur Randall, Mio, Mich. Charley L. Skinner, Charlotte, Mich. Emory C. Smith, Denton, Tex. Lee E. Smith, Pineville, La. Henry Snell, Birmingham, Ala. Edward Snyder, Cincinnati, O. Charles Stahl, New York City. Aylor R. Stone, Chestnut Level. Va. Henry E. Thomas, Marceline, Mo. John H. Tritt, Gastonia, N. C. Robert Wilson, Mondovi, Wis. Henry C. Wittermute, Belvidere, N. J. Bennie Zovowynski, Middletown, Conn. WOUNDED IN ACTION (DEGREE UNDETERMINED.) SERGEANTS. Norman A. Allen, Omaha, Neb. Harry M. Greene, Avoca, Ia. Walter P. Jones, Sidney, Ia. Charles N. McCoy, Hamburg, Ia. Herbert W. Pace, Corning, Ia. CORPORALS. Eil Gascoigne, Council Bluffs, Ia. Otto A. Keck, Creston, Ia. Jesse Rhoades, Delta, Ia. MECHANIC. Gordon A. Moore, Knoxville, Ia. PRIVATES. Ben C. Barker, Keokuk, Ia. Jack H. Bevans, Decorah, Ia. Cecil Boden, Doland, S. D. Frank Bruno, Wyola, Mont. Lorenzo L. Burgees, Palo, Ia. Clarence Culver, Creston, Ia. Lenard L. Davis, Thayer, Ia. Ernest Dayton, McCoole, Md. Dewey D. Dunkerson, Fontanelle, Ia. Louis K. Ewing, Keokuk, Ia. William M. Frederickson, Creston, Ia. Lawrence Gilbert, Council Bluffs, Ia. John E. Grey Casper, Wyo. Albert Hobart, Centerville, Ia. Frank Husnik, Milwaukee, Wis. Charles H. Kolhs, Le Mars, Ia. Alonzo Larson, Creston, Ia. William Mayberry, Council Bluffs, Ia. Jarvis W. Moore, Macon, Ga. Herman Nelson, Council Bluffs, Ia. Omaer Omundson, Jewell, Ia. Russell S. Osborne, Battle Creek, Ia. Clarence M. Parcel, Centerville, Ia. Frost P. Patterson, Fontanelle, Ia. William C. Pope, Toccoa, Ga. Richard Pratt, Mount savage, Md. John W. Price, Council Bluffs, Ia. Mack Reed, Kellogg, Ia. Robert F. Sendeman, Creston, Ia. Melbourne J. Smith, Macon, Ga. Rex L. Snyder, Creston, Ia. Glenwood H. Spain, Sloux City, Ia. Thomas B. Stack, Keokuk, Ia. Silas N. Twig, Radcliffe, Ia. CHANGES IN LIST. Previously reported severely wounded, now reported slightly wounded: Capt. John T. Costello, 62 Dickinson-st., Binghamton, N. Y. MARINE CORPS KILLED IN ACTION. CAPTAIN. James McCoy, Fall River, Mass. GUNNERY SERGEANT. James Clair Wertz, Burnham, Pa. PRIVATES. Frank Hamilton Snow, Anniston, Ala. Leon Wesley Hunt, Tyre, Mich. Robert B. Decatur, Plainville, O. Henry Kirschner, Bernardsville, N. J. John Mefolk Collins, address not identified. DIED OF WOUNDS RECEIVED IN ACTION. GUNNERY SERGEANT. Max Krause, Berlin, Wis. PRIVATES. Victor Joseph Roska, Charlestown, Mass. Jerome Arthur Bierce, Spirit Lake, Idaho. Gunner's Mate Horace R. Whitaker of 3427 South Jefferson avenue, St. Louis, was lost overboard from the U. S. S. L-8 on June 8, the navy department reported today. Robert Walker, reported lost in the sinking of the transport President Lincoln, was Steerage Steward Robert Walker, naval reserves, of 262 Clermont avenue, Brooklyn, N. Y., instead of Robert S. Walker of Chattanooga, Tenn., as announced at the time. PRIVATE EDWARD A. NOSBAUM, severely wounded, is a machine gunner with Pershing's army. His mother, Mrs. Christina Nosbaum, lives at 1834 North Talman avenue. LIEUT. LYMAN BLAIR HOOPS of the United states navy, who died of pneumonia, was a grandson of Mrs. H. O. Hoops of Chicago and a son of Thomas J. Hoops of Middleton, Conn. He was graduated from Annapolis less than two years ago. Second Lieutenant Edmund A. Corby, U.S.A., reported severely wounded in yesterday's casualty list from General Pershing, is a New Yorker and a graduate of the 1917 Officer's Training Camp at Plattsburg. He is a son of A. C. Corby of 215 West 101st Street, who is Cashier of the Metropolitan Bank at Fourth Avenue and Twenty-third Street. Lieutenant Corby is a Princeton man, 24 years old. He was commissioned last August and was with the first contingent of Plattsburgers ordered to France for assignment as junior officers to regular army units. He is in the 8th Infantry. A War Department telegram to his parents stated he was wounded on May 28. Private Charles Stahl, reported severely wounded is a son of Mrs. Lena Stahl of 32 West Ninety-eighth Street. He is in the 28th Infantry. Private Stahl was with General Pershing in Mexico and was transferred from the 37th to the 28th Infantry when the latter regiment was ordered to France last year. He is 25 years old and is of German descent. "All I wish to say," said Mrs. Stahl, his mother, yesterday, "is that I wish I had more sons to give to the United States Army." William Patrick Griffin, 22 years old, listed as severely wounded, lives at 78 Bay Twentieth Street, Bath Beach, with his uncle, John Griffin. He was a Brooklyn Rapid Transit guard when he was called in the draft last October. He was born in Ireland, and came to the United States four years ago. Griffin left for overseas service last April and was wounded May 24. Private William Glynn of Huntington, L.I., was killed in the accidental explosion of a trench bomb on June 3. He was a member of the 305th Infantry of the Camp Upton Division. Also of the 305th Infantry was Private Frederick Rouff, who was killed at the same time as Glynn. Rouff was a graduate of Public School 70 in Brooklyn, and was a brother of Edwin V. Rouff of 193 Ralph Avenue, Brooklyn. The first news of the death in France on May 17 of Private Michael W. Sullivan of 133 Monroe Street, Passaic, was re- ceived yesterday by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Sullivan, in a letter from Chaplain Thomas S. Cline of the 19th Engineers. The Sullivans had received no notification from the War Department, and their son's name had not been printed in any casualty list. The first paragraph of the letter was: "You have no doubt been officially notified of the death of your son, William. I am sending you some of the particulars regarding his last minutes and his burial which will, I trust, prove a comfort to you." Chaplain Cline said Sullivan died from hemorrhages due to illness in the American base hospital at Nevers. He inclosed an eloquent address delivered over the grave by M. I'Abbe Chargeboeuf, Knights of Columbus chaplain. The American chaplain's letter said in part: "Your son had been with the Nineteenth Engineers only a few days when he was sent to the hospital. He received the best care from doctors and nurses. He was attended during his last days by a priest of the Catholic Church and died peacefully on May 17. "His burial took place on Whitsunday, May 19, at 5 P.M. The procession started from the American Base Hospital No. 28, and marched to St. Joseph's Chapel. Here evening service was sung and the body was blessed. Mass had been said for him in the morning in the presence of a number of his comrades. After the service the procession moved to the cemetery, where your son was interred with full military honors." Sullivan was 24 years old. He was drafted and sent to Camp Dix last September, and was one of 600 men selected to join the Nineteenth Engineers, already in France. He sailed in March. His mother a few days ago received from him a "Mother's Day" letter, written on May 12. He did not mention his illness to her, although he had then been in the hospital some time. A cablegram received in New York yesterday announced the death in action, on June 3, of Major Herbert Musgrave, D.S.O., of the Royal Engineers of the British Army. Major Musgrave, who was 42 years old, was a son of the late Sir Anthony and Lady Lucinda Jeanne Field Musgrave. Lady Musgrave was a daughter of the late David Dudley Field of this city. Major Musgrave had been an officer in the British Army for twenty-two years. His home was in Sussex.
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