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Iowa Deaths In The United States Navy From
April 6, 1917, To November 11, 1918.

OFFICERS, REGULAR AND RESERVE

Name Rank Location Date Cause Next Of Kin Appointed From
Hetherington James Henry Commander (retired), United States Navy Philadelphia, Pa September 16, 1917 Disease (myocarditis, chronic) Mrs
Julian H Thomson (daughter), Biltmore, N C
Iowa
Johnson, Robert Samuel Lieutenant (Civil Engineer Corps), United States Navy At Ottowa, Ontario October 13, 1918 Disease (pneumonia) Donald G Johnson (father), Ireton, Iowa Iowa
Nigg, Frank C Lieutenant (junior grade), United States Navy Among those on board the USS Cyclops when that vessel was reported missing June 14, 1918 Accident Mrs Henrietta Nigg (mother), Maquoketa, Iowa Iowa
Peaslee, Arnold Hazen Ensign (Pay Corps), United States Naval Reserve Force (class 4) At Naval Hospital, Chelsea, Mass September 27, 1918 Disease (influenza, broncho-pneumonia) Mrs C M Peaslee (mother), 1182 Locust Street, Dubuque, Iowa Iowa
Reno, Walter E Lieutenant commander, United States Navy On USS Chauncey (rammed by British Rose of Glascow) November 19, 1917 Accident Mrs L W Reno (mother), Agency City, Iowa Missouri
Skinner, Alfonso Machinist (retired), United States Navy At 246 West Cedar Street San Diego, Calif November 11, 1918 Disease (tuberculosis, chronic pulmonary) Amerigo Skinner (father), Cedar Rapids, Iowa New York

ENLISTED MEN

Name Rank Enlisted/Date Enlisted At Cause Next Of Kin
Ammidown Stanley Cheney Ship's cook, third class, United States Navy Des Moines, Iowa,
August 7, 1918
Naval hospital, Great Lakes, Ill,
September 24, 1918
Influenza Wife, Anna J Ammidown Sioux Rapids, Iowa
Anderson, Chester Arthur Chief machinist's mate, United States Naval Reserve Force Great Lakes, Ill,
May 27, 1918
Naval hospital, Great Lakes, Ill,
September 26, 1918
Influenza Mother, Anna Anderson, 103 North Second Street,
Marshalltown, Iowa
Ashel, Delbert Milton Apprentice seaman, United States Navy Des Moines, Iowa,
February 9, 1917
Naval training station, Great Lakes, Ill,
March 11, 1917
Cerebrospinal fever Mother, Edith Penn, 1025 High Street, Des Moines, Iowa
Bain, Thomas Taylor Seaman second class, United States Naval Reserve Force Peoria, Ill,
June 4, 1918
Naval hospital, Great Lakes, Ill,
July 8, 1918
Obstruction, acute intestinal Father, James Bain, 1661 East Condit Street,
Decatur, Iowa
Baker, Earl
Marion
Seaman second class, United States Naval Reserve Force Des Moines, Iowa,
June 4, 1918
Naval hospital, League Island, Pa,
October 6, 1918
Influenza Mother, Hannah E Baker, Grand River, Iowa
Baker, William Henry Fireman, third class, United States Navy Denver, Colo,
December 1, 1917
Naval station,
Mare Island, Calif,
February 3, 1918
Pneumonia, lobar Mother, Cora Baker, route No 3, Hamburg, Iowa
Baldy, Geoege Henry Boatswain's mate, first class, United States Navy San Francisco, Calif
September 18, 1916
Naval hospital, Charleston SC,
October 14, 1918
Pneumonia, broncho Mother,
Martha Baldy Spirit Lake, Iowa
Baxter, Murl Clayton Water tender, United States Navy Shanghai, China,
December 16, 1915
U S S Galveston,
October 3, 1918
Pneumonia Father, Clayton H Baxter, Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Belden, Luther William Sailmaker's mate, Fleet Naval Reserve Des Moines, Iowa,
August 7, 1918
Quebec, Canada,
October 7, 1918
Pneumonia, broncho Mother, Mae Shepherd, R 4, Farmington, Iowa
Berry, Elmer Edgar Fireman, third class, United States Navy Des Moines, Iowa,
December 29, 1917
Naval hospital, Chelsea, Mass,
June 28, 1918
Cerebrospinal fever Mrs Ida J Berry, Claremont, Ill
Bilderback, Charles Millard Landsman for machinist's mate, United States Naval Reserve Force Des Moines, Iowa,
June 26, 1918
Naval hospital, Great Lakes, Ill,
October 15, 1918
Influenza Father, Joseph E Bilderback, Adel, Iowa
Bloedel, Leonard Herman Seaman second class, United States Navy Omaha, Nebr,
May 1, 1917
USS Savannah,
May 31, 1918
Fractured skull Mother,
Mary Bloedel Sibley, Iowa
Boatwright, Ernest Elmer Seaman Second class, United States Navy Des Moines, Iowa,
June 21, 1918
Naval hospital, Great Lakes, Ill
September 23, 1918
Influenza Mother, Eloiza Boatwright, R 8, Des Moines, Iowa
Boitscha, Edward James Seaman Second class, United States Naval Reserve Force Des Moines, Iowa,
May 7, 1918
USS Leonidas,
November 1, 1918
Pneumonia Sister, Mrs Hannah Hesser, West Liberty, Iowa
Bolsinger, Lloyd Jabez Fireman, first class, United States Navy Minneapolis, Minn,
December 12, 1917
USS Solace,
October 5, 1918
Pneumonia Mother, Lydia Bolsinger, Buffalo Center, Iowa
Brawford, John William Yeoman second class, United States Navy Des Moines, Iowa,
May 5, 1917
Navy collier Cyclops,
June 14, 1918
Member of crew on missing Cyclops Mother,
Mary Brawford, Estherville, Iowa
Brazel, John Francis Fireman, third class, United States Navy Omaha, Nebr,
April 11, 1917
Naval hospital, Norfolk, Va,
July 22, 1917
Meningitis, cerebrospinal Mother, Bell Brazel, Sioux Rapids, Iowa
Brenneman, Howard Benjamin Fireman Second class, United States Navy Des Moines, Iowa,
June 6, 1917
Naval hospital, Brooklyn, NY,
October 20, 1918
Pneumonia, lobar Uncle, Lawrence Jacob Brenneman, 390 Nineteenth Avenue, Brooklyn, NY
Brislin, Timothy Charles Fireman, third class, United States Naval Reserve Force Des Moines, Iowa,
July 24, 1918
Naval hospital, Great Lakes, Ill,
September 24,1918
Influenza Father, James Brislin, Box 43, Dougherty, Iowa
Britt, George Landsman for quartermaster (A), United States Navy Des Moines, Iowa,
December 12, 1917
Naval air station, Eastleigh, England,
October 5, 1918
Influenza Mother, Barbara Britt, Renwick, Iowa
Britt, William Joseph Landsman for machinist's mate (A), United States Naval Reserve Force Great Lakes, Ill,
June 24, 1918
Naval hospital, Great Lakes, Ill,
September 21, 1918
Influenza Mother, Hannah Britt, Delhi, Iowa
Brownmiller, George Washington Fireman, third class, United States Naval Reserve Force Omaha, Nebr,
May 8, 1918
Naval hospital, Great Lakes, Ill,
September 19, 1918
Influenza Mother,
Mary V Brownmiller, Quincy, Iowa
Burk, Frank William Pharmacist's mate second class, United States Navy Des Moines, Iowa,
December 10, 1915
USS Lakemoor,
April 11, 1918
Lost life in sinking of vessel Mother, Ivy L Burk, 1313 East Sixth Street Sioux Falls, S Dak
Campbell, Neal Dow Apprentice seaman, United States Naval Reserve Force Des Moines, Iowa,
July 20, 1918
Naval hospital, Great Lakes, Ill,
September 22, 1918
Influenza Father, William H Campbell, Grand River, Iowa
Carey, Leo
Martin
Seaman Second class, United States Navy Des Moines, Iowa,
May 18, 1917
USS Tyler,
May 2, 1918
Lost at sea Father, James Carey, Albert Lea, Minn
Carpenter, Erving Charles Engineman second class, United States Naval Reserve Force Des Moines, Iowa,
August 3, 1918
Naval hospital, Great Lakes, Ill,
November 10, 1918
Pleurisy Suppurative Father, Walter L Carpenter, Rural Route 2, Laredo, Mo
Chappell, Clarence Evert Fireman, third class, United States Navy Des Moines, Iowa,
December 12, 1917
Naval station, Great Lakes, Ill,
January 19, 1918
Pneumonia, broncho Father, Hiram Chappell, Rockwell, Iowa
Clark, Eugene Henry Seaman, United States Navy Des Moines, Iowa,
March 7,1917
USS Shaw,
October 7,1918
Drowned Mother,
Mary J Clark, 110 Linden Avenue, Waterloo, Iowa
Craig, Clifford H Engineman, first class, United States Navy Des Moines, Iowa,
November 30, 1917
USS Herman Frasch,
October 4, 1918
Lost when vessel was sunk in collision Mother Abagail D Craig, 654 West Nineteenth Street, Des Moines, Iowa
Dales, John Eldis Pharmacist's mate, third class, United States Navy Des Moines, Iowa,
June 12, 1917
USS Mercy,
October 12, 1918
Influenza Mother, Nancy
Mary Dales, University Park, Iowa
Danner, Harry Knowles Seaman second class, United States Naval Reserve Force Des Moines, Iowa,
May 4, 1918
Naval hospital, Newport, RI
September 26, 1918
Pneumonia, broncho Mother Sarah Danner, Blanchard, Iowa
Danz, William Fred Fireman second class, United States Naval Reserve Force Des Moines, Iowa,
July 9, 1918
USS Mercy,
October 13, 1918
Broncho-pneumonia Mother, Emma R Danz, 1249 Halstead Street, Muscatine, Iowa
Daughton, Leo Morris Seaman second class, United States Naval Reserve Force Grand River, Iowa,
June 4, 1918
Naval hospital, Annapolis, Md,
October 14, 1918
Pneumonia, lobar Mother, Hannah Griffin Daughton, Grand River, Iowa
Davison, Fred Fireman second class, United States Navy Kansas City, Mo,
July 2, 1917
Navy collier Cyclops,
June 14, 1918
Member of crew on missing Cyclops Wife, Mahala Davison, Coin, Iowa
Dean, Robert Emerson Fireman, third class United States Naval Reserve Force Omaha, Nebr,
July 22, 1918
USS Mercy,
October 13, 1918
Broncho-pneumonia Father, Walter Dean, Peterson, Iowa

Declercq, John
Seaman second class, United States Navy Omaha, Nebr,
May 11, 1917
USS Mercy,
October 14, 1918
Broncho-pneumonia Father, Henry
Declercq, George, Iowa
Dennis, John Thomas Seaman, United States Navy Des Moines, Iowa,
November 11, 1916
Navy collier Cyclops,
June 14, 1918
Member of crew on missing Cyclops Foster mother,
Mary Olive Dennis, Clathe, Colo
Deutschmann, Homer Seaman, United States Navy Des Moines, Iowa,
August 22, 1917
Section base No 1, Baltimore, Md,
October 19,1918
Accident, on board SS Princess Mother, Cora Deutschmann, 813 C Avenue, East, Oskaloosa, Iowa
Dowd, Daniel Earl Electrician, third class (G), United States Navy Des Moines, Iowa,
June 5, 1917
Ancon, Canal Zone, hospital,
October 12, 1918
Tubercular meningitis Mother, Laura Louella Dowd, Blakesburg, Iowa
Duffy, Charles Lewis Seaman, United States Navy Omaha, Nebr,
December 14, 1917
Naval training camp, Detroit, Mich,
October 3, 1918
Pneumonia Mother,
Mary A Duffy, Vail, Iowa
Duffy, Leo John Apprentice seaman, United States Navy Minneapolis, Minn,
August 7, 1917
Naval hospital, Norfolk, Va,
December 15, 1917
Cerebro spinal fever Mother, Cora Duffy, Armstrong, Iowa
Duncan, John Seaman second class, United States Naval Reserve Force Des Moines, Iowa,
October 18, 1917
Naval hospital, Great Lakes, Ill,
November 20, 1917
Pneumonia, lobar Mother, Eliza Duncan, Neponset, Ill, R R 1
Dunlap, Forest Joseph Seaman second class, United States Navy Des Moines, Iowa,
January 3, 1918
USS Mercy,
October 17, 1918
Meningitis cerebrospinal Wife, Mrs F J Dunlap, Manchester, Iowa
Dunlap, William Fred Fireman, first class, United States Naval Reserve Force Des Moines, Iowa,
April 16, 1918
Kingston Avenue Hospital, Brooklyn, NY,
October 14, 1918
Pneumonia Mother, Carrie Belle Dunlap, Winnebago, Minn
Engen, Gilman Fireman, first class, United States Navy Minneapolis Minn,
January 18, 1918
Kingston Avenue Hospital, Brooklyn, NY,
June 11,1918
Diphtheria Mother, Mrs
Mary Engen, R R 4, Waukon, Iowa
Everts, Alonzo
Julius
Engineman second class, United States Navy Des Moines, Iowa,
May 8, 1917
USS Hancock,
November 8, 1918
Pneumonia, lobar Mother Sanna E Times, 3047 West Seventieth Street Seattle, Wash
Faas, Claude Taylor Machinist's mate Second class, United States Navy El Paso, Tex,
December 14, 1917
Naval hospital, New York, NY,
June 9, 1918
Tuberculosis, chronic Mother, Edna Faas, Williamsburg, Iowa
Ferris, Albert Henry Shipfitter Second class, United States Naval Reserve Force Des Moines, Iowa,
August 5, 1918
Naval hospital, Great Lakes, Ill,
September 26, 1918
Influenza Mother, Ida F Ferris, 56 Almond Street, Dubuque, Iowa
Fisher, Raymond George Machinist's mate Second class, United States Navy Omaha, Nebr,
July 9, 1917
Naval forces operating in European waters,
October 28, 1918
Lost life in seaplane accident Father, Charles P Fisher, Hepburn, Iowa
Garlock, Arthur Herman Seaman second class, United States Naval Reserve Force Chicago, Ill,
May 6, 1918
USS Chattanooga
September 28,1918
Pneumonia, broncho Father, Charles H Garlock, 720 Fourth Avenue, Clinton, Iowa
Garvey, John Leo Landsman for electrician (R), United States Naval Reserve Force Des Moines, Iowa,
October 23, 1917
Naval hospital, Great Lakes, Ill,
March 14, 1918
Pneumonia, lobar Mother, Elizabeth Garvey, Oelwein, Iowa
Gidel, Don Otis Seaman second class, United States Naval Reserve Force Des Moines, Iowa,
June 4, 1918
Naval hospital, Great Lakes, Ill,
June 9, 1918
Result of burns Mother,
Mary A Gidel, Rockwell, Iowa
Glynn, John Mathew Machinist's mate, first class, United States Navy Des Moines, Iowa,
December 14, 1917
USACT Ticonderoga
September 30, 1918
Lost his life when vessel was torpedoed by enemy submarine Sister, Ellen Hoeck, 2119 Scott Street, Davenport, Iowa
Goins, Milton Apprentice seaman, United States Navy Des Moines, Iowa,
December 31, 1917
Naval training station, Great Lakes, Ill,
May 6, 1918
Pneumonia, lobar Mother, Eugenia Goins, Lawrenceburg, Tenn
Graden, James Wallace Apprentice seaman United States Navy Des Moines, Iowa,
July 30, 1918
Naval hospital, Great Lakes, Ill,
September 27, 1918
Influenza Mother, Lillie Graden, route 2, Bridgewater, Iowa
Graham, Elliott Esmond Seaman second class, United States Naval Reserve Force Des Moines, Iowa,
July 18, 1918
New York, NY
September 20, 1918
Pneumonia, lobar Mother, Carrie E Graham, R R 1, Manchester, Iowa
Greathouse, Lloyd Apprentice seaman, United States Navy Des Moines, Iowa,
April 2, 1917
Naval hospital, Norfolk, Va,
May 21, 1917
Pneumonia Mother, Nettie Greathouse, RFD 1, Oakland, Ky
Hackenburg, Albeet Ray Fireman, third class, United States Navy Des Moines, Iowa,
February 15, 1918
At home,
March 9, 1918
Acute alcoholism Mother, Jessie Hackenburg, Millmont, Pa
Halverson, John Fireman, first class, United States Navy Minneapolis, Minn,
December 28, 1911
USS
Maryland
September 28, 1918
Pneumonia Mother, Carrie Halverson, Forest City, Iowa
Hardman, Milton Reid Apprentice seaman, United States Naval Reserve Force Des Moines, Iowa,
July 24, 1918
Naval hospital, Great Lakes, Ill,
September 28, 1918
Scarlet fever Mother, Mollie Hardman, Route 1, Wapello, Iowa
Hargrove, Frank Elmer Landsman for machinist's mate (A), United States Naval Reserve Force Milwaukee, Wis,
May 23, 1918
Naval training station, Great Lakes, Ill,
July 8, 1918
Pneumonia, lobar Father, Hiram H Hargrove, Waterloo, Iowa
Hartman, George Clyde Electrician, first class, United States Navy Des Moines, Iowa,
June 9, 1916
USS Manley,
March 19, 1918
Result of injuries received in explosion on vessel Mother, Laura Hartman, 1514 West Thirteenth Street, Columbus, Nebr
Henschel, Arthur Joel Carpenter's mate, third class, United States Naval Reserve Force Des Moines, Iowa,
June 1, 1918
Naval hospital, Great Lakes, Ill,
September 22, 1918
Influenza Mother, Eva Henschel, 55 Center Place, Dubuque, Iowa
Hensleigh, William Edgar Apprentice seaman, United States Naval Reserve Force Chicago, Ill,
July 25, 1918
Naval hospital, Great Lakes, Ill,
November 3, 1918
Pleurisy Suppurative Father, Edgar Hensleigh, RR 2, Page County, Iowa
Hickman, Cecil Earl Fireman, third class, United States Navy Des Moines, Iowa,
May 27, 1918
Naval hospital, League Island, Pa
September 22, 1918
Influenza Mother, Clara Amelia Hickman, 1203 North East Street, Indianola, Iowa
Hill, Arthur William Apprentice seaman, United States Navy Omaha, Nebr,
December 14, 1917
Naval station, Great Lakes, Ill,
January 23, 1918
Broncho-pneumonia Mother, Tama Hill, Coin, Iowa
Hill, Brant Horace Apprentice seaman, United States Navy Des Moines, Iowa,
February 23, 1918
Naval station, Great Lakes, Ill,
May 12, 1918
Pneumonia, lobar Mother, Florence Hill, Nora Springs, Iowa
Hill, Lyman L Fireman, first class United States Naval Reserve Force Detroit, Mich,
April 24, 1918
USS Herman Frasch,
October 4, 1918,
Lost when vessel was sunk Father, Lyman HIll, Sutherland, Iowa
Hodge, Earl Walter Seaman second class, United States Naval Reserve Force, Omaha, Nebr,
June 8, 1918
Naval hospital, naval base, Virginia,
October 2, 1918
Pneumonia Brother, Alonzo Hodge, Akron, Iowa
Hofer, Walter Charles Fireman, third class, United States Naval Reserve Force Des Moines, Iowa,
July 26, 1918
Naval hospital, Great Lakes, Ill,
October 1, 1918
Pneumonia, lobar Mother, Hattie Hofer, RFD 1, Taylor Ridge, Ill
Hoffman, Ellie Jefferson Seaman second class, United States Naval Reserve Force Des Moines, Iowa,
May 29, 1918
Naval hospital, Philadelphia, Pa
September 27, 1918
Influenza Mother, Addie
May Hoffman, 1534 West Second Street, Waterloo, Iowa
Holub, Grover Cris Landsman for electrician (R), United States Naval Reserve Force Des Moines, Iowa,
May 21, 1918
Naval hospital, Great Lakes, Ill,
September 24,1918
Influenza Mother, Fredericka Holub, Center
Junction, Iowa
Horn, Eugene Lee Blacksmith Second class, United States Naval Reserve Force Omaha, Nebr,
June 1, 1918
Receiving ship, Philadelphia, Pa
September 22,1918
Pneumonia Mother,
June B Horn, Paton, Iowa
Inhofe, Everett Carl Seaman second class, United States Naval Reserve Force Des Moines, Iowa,
April 26, 1918
Naval hospital, Chelsea, Mass,
October 6, 1918
Influenza Wife, Mildred S J Inhofe, Lorimor, Iowa
Iverson, Melvin Clifford Seaman second class, United States Navy Des Moines, Iowa,
May 25, 1917
Naval hospital, Norfolk, Va,
January 28, 1918
Appendicitis, acute Father Seber G Iverson, Manly, Iowa
Jarvis, Ores Sereno Seaman second class, United States Naval Reserve Force Des Moines, Iowa,
June 13, 1918
Mountainside Hospital, Montclair, NJ,
October 1, 1918
Pneumonia Mother, Rosa T Jarvis, RR 6, Bloomfield, Iowa
Jensen, Reuben N D Fireman, third class, United States Naval Reserve Force Des Moines, Iowa,
June 14, 1918
Navy yard, Puget Sound, Wash,
October 7, 1918
Influenza Mother, Anna Jensen, RR 1, Minden, Nebr
Johnson, Earl T Coxswain, United States Navy Des Moines, Iowa,
January 5, 1918
USS Comfort,
October 2, 1918
Influenza Mother, Nellie M Johnson, Rippey, Iowa
Jones, Harry Ross Carpenter's mate, first class, United States Naval Reserve Force Des Moines, Iowa,
May 29, 1918
Naval hospital, Great Lakes, Ill,
September 26, 1918
Influenza Mother Sarah Jones, 828 Randolph Street, Waterloo, Iowa
Justesen, Axel Emerson Chief quartermaster (A), United States Navy Des Moines, Iowa,
March 8, 1918
Naval Aviation Detachment, Buffalo, NY,
October 5, 1918
Pneumonia Mother, Johanna Justesen, Ringsted, Iowa
Kauffman, Wayne Ernest Apprentice seaman, United States Navy Des Moines, Iowa,
May 31, 1918
Naval training camp, Detroit, Mich,
October 3, 1918
Pneumonia Mother, Kate Kauffman, Whitten, Iowa
Kelleher, John Justin Apprentice seaman, United States Naval Reserve Force Des Moines, Iowa,
October 1, 1918
Great Lakes, Ill,
October 17, 1918
Pneumonia Father, John Kelleher, 1039 East Burlington Street, Iowa City, Iowa
Kelly, William Walter Seaman, United States Navy Chicago, Ill,
June 30, 1917
Naval Base Hospital No 5, Brest, France,
October, 3, 1918
Pneumonia, broncho Father, William Kelly, 427 First Avenue East, Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Kennedy, William Fordice Seaman second class, United States Naval Reserve Force Des Moines, Iowa
September 21, 1917
Naval station, Great Lakes, Ill,
February 13, 1918
Cerebrospinal fever Mother, Lou Kennedy Springville, Iowa
Kittle, Leslie Sylvan Fireman second class, United States Navy Des Moines, Iowa,
June 17, 1918
Naval hospital, Philadelphia, Pa
September 24, 1918
Influenza Father, Calvin Kittle, RR 1, Arbela, Mo
Knowlton, Arley Wilford Landsman for electrician (R), United States Naval Reserve Force Des Moines, Iowa,
May 17, 1918
Naval training station, Great Lakes, Ill,
September 26, 1918
Influenza Father, Herbert B Knowlton, Box 93 Sheffield, Ill
Knowlton, Charles Winslow Boatswain's mate, first class, United States Navy Des Moines, Iowa,
February 16, 1915
USS Pittsburgh,
October 18, 1918
Broncho-pneumonia Wife, Ruth Knowlton, 907 Irolo Street, Los Angeles, Calif
Kopp, Ira Francisco Gunner's mate, first class, United States Navy San Diego, Calif,
July 30, 1914
USS Chauncey,
November 19, 1917
Drowning Father, Jessie F Kopp, 1527 Harrison Street, Davenport, Iowa
Lane, Albert Melvin Seaman second class, United States Navy Minneapolis, Minn,
June 21, 1918
Naval hospital, Great Lakes, Ill,
October 4, 1918
Influenza Mother,
Marie Lane,
Decorah, Iowa
Latimer, Leon Leonard Boatswain's mate second class, United States Navy Des Moines, Iowa,
June 29, 1916
USS
Marietta,
October 15, 1918
Influenza, Wife, Evota M Latimer, Neoga, Ill
Laughlin, James Edward Fireman second class, United States Naval Reserve Force Des Moines, Iowa,
June 4, 1918
Naval training camp Seattle, Wash,
October 8,1918
Pneumonia Mother,
Mary Laughlin St Charles, Iowa
Lee, James Henry Seaman second class, United States Navy Des Moines, Iowa,
May 14, 1917
Naval hospital New York, NY
September 24, 1918
Influenza Mother, Agnes Lee, 203 Second Street, Valley
Junction, Iowa
Lochmiller, Frederick Carl Seaman second class, United States Naval Reserve Force Omaha, Nebr,
June 29, 1918
USS Georgia,
October 7, 1918
Pneumonia Father, John P Lochmiller, Denison, Iowa
McCall, George Fireman, first class, United States Navy Des Moines, Iowa,
May 31, 1917
Naval hospital, Norfolk, Va,
October 1, 1918
Pneumonia Mother,
Jane McCall,
Decorah, Iowa
McCauley, Harold Wright Seaman second class, United States Naval Reserve Force Des Moines, Iowa,
June 4, 1918
Naval hospital, Great Lakes, Ill,
October 4, 1918
Influenza Mother Sappho Lane McCauley, 903 Burnett Avenue, Ames, Iowa
McEnany, Vincent Francis Apprentice seaman, United States Navy Des Moines, Iowa,
July 12, 1918
Naval hospital, Great Lakes, Ill,
September 27, 1918
Influenza Father, Peter J McEnany, RR 1, Bryan, Iowa
McGinness, Walter Irvin Apprentice seaman, United States Navy Minneapolis, Minn,
July 12, 1918
Naval hospital, Great Lakes, Ill,
October 12, 1918
Influenza Mother, Lydia McGinness, RR 1, Elma, Iowa
Malaney, Earl Elbert Seaman second class, United States Navy Des Moines, Iowa,
May 7, 1917
USS Solace,
January 16, 1918
Scarlet fever Mother, Eva Lena Malaney, Redding, Iowa
Mallory, John William Seaman second class, United States Naval Reserve Force Des Moines, Iowa,
July 8, 1918
Naval hospital, Puget Sound, Wash,
October 12, 1918
Influenza Mother Sarah M Mallory, Cantrall, Ill
Marion, Alva Ray Seaman second class, United States Naval Reserve Force Portland, Oreg,
April 9, 1918
Naval training camp Seattle, Wash,
October 8, 1918
Pneumonia Mother, Florence
Marion, New Sharon, Iowa
Marr, William Samuel Seaman second class, United States Navy Des Moines, Iowa,
May 21, 1918
Naval hospital, Philadelphia, Pa,
October 13, 1918
Influenza Mother, Ella Sloan, 625 Norris Street, Ottumwa, Iowa
Marshall, Perley Koscoe Landsman for electrician (R), United States Naval Reserve Force Minneapolis, Minn,
July 8, 1918
Quarantine station, Gallop's Island
September 27, 1918
Pneumonia Wife, Reva Vera
Marshall, Clear Lake, Iowa
Mathers, John Terry Electrician, third class (R), United States Navy Des Moines, Iowa,
April 24, 1917
SS Lake City,
October 3, 1918
Killed in collision Mother, Lilly Ellen Mathers, 503 North
Marion Avenue, Washington, Iowa
Melick, Jay Russell Landsman for electrician (R), United States Navy Des Moines, Iowa,
December 12, 1917
Naval station, Great Lakes, Ill,
February 21, 1918
Pneumonia, lobar Mother, Ynono Melick, 131 Hyland Street, Ames, Iowa
Miller, Albert McKinley Gunner's mate, third class, United States Navy Des Moines, Iowa,
May 1, 1917
Naval torpedo station, Newport, RI,
October 19, 1917
Suicide Father, William I Miller, 738 Center Avenue, Ottumwa, Iowa
Miller, Jonathan Lee Seaman (S), United States Navy Des Moines, Iowa,
December 13, 1917
USS New Hampshire
September 17, 1918
Drowned Mother, Phoebe Miller, RFD 1, Mauckport, Ind
Minkle, Harold Watson Seaman second class, United States Navy Des Moines, Iowa,
May 16, 1917
Naval training station, Cedar Falls, Iowa,
December 4, 1917
Killed by train Mother, Jennie Minkle, 706 West First Street, Cedar Falls, Iowa
Minor, Walter Clarence Fireman, third class, United States Naval Reserve Force Des Moines, Iowa,
July 23, 1918
Naval hospital, Great Lakes, Ill,
October 3, 1918
Influenza Mother, Josephine Minor, RFD 3, Oskaloosa, Iowa
Moran, Albert Francis Fireman second class, United States Naval Reserve Force Des Moines, Iowa,
May 15, 1918
Naval hospital, New York, NY,
November 5, 1918
Steam burns Mother, Catherine Moron, RR 1, Onslow, Iowa
Mullins, Charles Hubley Yeoman, third class, United States Navy Kansas City, Mo,
April 15, 1917
Naval hospital, Norfolk, Va,
July 27, 1917
Cerebrospinal fever Father, W E Mullins, Ottumwa, Iowa
Murphy, Leo Boyd Seaman second class, United States Navy Des Moines, Iowa,
May 9, 1917
USS George Washington,
December 17, 1917
Washed overboard Father, Daniel B Murphy, Oreville, Calif
Neal, George Lester Seaman second class, United States Navy Des Moines, Iowa,
July 13,1917
Naval hospital, Great Lakes, Ill,
September 25, 1918
Influenza Mother, Dora Neal, route 9, Knoxville, Iowa
Neill, Robert James Fireman, third class United States Naval Reserve Force Des Moines, Iowa,
June 22, 1918
Naval hospital, Great Lakes, Ill,
October 13, 1918
Influenza Mother,
Margaret Neill, 406 North Twelfth Street, Keokuk, Lee County, Iowa
Nelson, Cleon Albert Engineman second class, United States Navy Des Moines, Iowa,
November 27, 1917
USS Lakemoor,
April 11, 1918
Died when vessel was torpedoed by enemy submarine Mother, Emma Nelson, 1709 Delaware Street, Mason City, Iowa
Newton, Farley Lincoln Landsman for electrician (R), United States Naval Reserve Force Des Moines, Iowa,
May 10, 1918
Naval hospital, Chelsea, Mass
September 15, 1918
Influenza Mother, Rachel Rogers Newton, Dawson, Iowa
Olsen, William Leslie Seaman second class, United States Naval Reserve Force New York, NY,
March 8, 1918
USS Iowa,
August 6,1918
Drowned Sister, Jennie Conero, box 345, Highland Falls, NY
Orr, Henry Merrill Seaman second class United States Naval Reserve Force Kansas City, Mo,
July 9, 1918
Naval hospital, Great Lakes, Ill,
September 29, 1918
Influenza Mother, Edith W Orr, RFD 3, Independence, Iowa
Palmer, Ivan Ira Seaman second class, United States Navy Des Moines, Iowa,
April 23, 1917
Halifax,
Nova Scotia (USS Old Colony),
March 30, 1918
Acidosis Mrs;
Mary Elizabeth Palmer, mother, Central City, Iowa
Person, Arthur Edwin Apprentice seaman, United States Navy Des Moines, Iowa,
July 12, 1918
Naval hospital, Great Lakes, Ill,
September 30, 1918
Influenza Mother, Mathilda Person S02 South Tenth Street, Lyons, Iowa
Peverill, Harold Machinist's mate Second class, United States Navy Des Moines, Iowa,
January 5, 1918
USS submarine chaser 209,
August 27, 1918
Killed when USS submarine chaser 209 was fired upon by the enemy Mother, Clara Amanda Peverill, RFD 5, Waterloo, Iowa
Pierson, Manford Carl Landsman for yeoman, United States Naval Reserve Force Omaha, Nebr,
May 17, 1918
United States naval hospital, Great Lakes, Ill,
October 22, 1918
Influenza Father, Nels Pierson, Albert City, Iowa
Pike, Rorert
Marle
Landsman machinist's mate, United States Naval Reserve Force Des Moines, Iowa,
June 25 1918
Naval hospital, Great Lakes, Ill,
October 12, 1918
Influenza Wife, Izora Pike, Ida Grove, Iowa
Potter, George Arthur Seaman second class, United States Naval Reserve Force Des Moines, Iowa,
May 22, 1918
Naval hospital, Great Lakes, Ill,
September 29, 1918
Influenza Father, Birt Potter, Canton, Iowa
Putnam, Roy Lee Seaman second class, United States Navy Des Moines, Iowa,
May 29, 1917
Naval hospital, Norfolk, Va,
February 20,1918
Multiple injuries Father, William H Putnam, Phoenix, Ala
Rahtz, Alban Fireman, first class, United States Navy Des Moines, Iowa,
July 9,1915
USS De Kalb
September 23,1917
Drowned Brother, Leo Rahtz, New Castle, Ind
Rann, Lucien Arnold Seaman second class, United States Navy Des Moines, Iowa
September 15, 1917
Naval hospital, Brooklyn, NY,
August 12, 1918
Tuberculosis, chronic pulmonary Mother, Gertrude A Rann, 304 Wayne Street, Manchester, Iowa
Rathert, William Peice Electrician, third class (R), United States Naval Reserve Force Minneapolis, Minn,
July 16, 1918
Minneapolis, Minn
September 7, 1918
Pneumonia Wife Sarah L Rathert, Cresco, Iowa
Raymond, Miles Lathrop Seaman second class, United States Naval Reserve Force Omaha, Nebr,
July 3, 1918
Naval training camp, Camp Logan, Ill,
October 20, 1918
Broncho-pneumonia Father, Lucius Ill Raymond, Pisgah, Iowa
Ricke, Edward Theodore Fireman, third class, United States Naval Reserve Force Des Moines, Iowa,
July 25, 1918
USS Mercy,
October 17, 1918
Nephritis, acute Mother, Agnes K Ricke, box 153, Westley, Iowa
Rittgers, Willam Arthur Apprentice seaman, United States Naval Reserve Force Des Moines, Iowa,
July 17, 1918
Naval hospital, Great Lakes, Ill,
September 27, 1918
Influenza Mother, Agnes Wilson Rittgers, R 1, Dallas Center, Iowa
Roeschke, Herman Christ Apprentice seaman, United States Naval Reserve Force Omaha, Nebr,
July IS, 1918
Naval hospital, Great Lakes, Ill,
September 26, 1918
Influenza Father, Edward Roeschke, Leeds Station Sioux City, Iowa
Rooney, Fred Henry Electrician, first class, United States Navy San Diego, Calif,
March 7, 1915
Navy collier Cyclops,
June 14, 1918
Passenger on board missing Cyclops Father, Michael Rooney, Council Bluffs, Iowa
Rossiter, William Archibald Fireman, first class, United States Navy Montgomery, Ala,
May 3, 1917
Naval base hospital, Brest, France,
March 13, 1918
Septicemia Father, Charles Francis Rossiter, RFD 2, box 24 Spencer, Iowa
Runyan, Clyde Fireman, third class, United States Naval Reserve Force Des Moines, Iowa,
July 6,1918
Naval hospital, Chelsea, Mass,
October 3,1918
Influenza Mother, Nellie Fraser Runyan, Laurens, Iowa
Rush, Joseph Seaman second class, United States Naval Reserve Force Des Moines, Iowa,
July 2, 1918
Naval hospital, Great Lakes, Ill,
October 9, 1918
Cerebrospinal fever Father, George Rush South Avenue, Iowa Falls, Iowa
Rush, Wilsie McKinley Seaman second class, United States Navy Des Moines, Iowa,
May 1, 1917
USS Grant,
October 22, 1918
Accidental drowning Father, John Gardner Rush, 337 South Davis Street, Ottumwa, Iowa
Russell, William Lee Fireman, third class, United States Naval Reserve Force Des Moines, Iowa,
June 19, 1918
USS Solace,
October 6,1918
Broncho-pneumonia Mother, Rosa Russell, RFD No 1, Libertyville, Iowa
Salawetz, Edward Emanuel Landsman electrician (general), United States Naval Reserve Force Great Lakes, Ill,
August 3, 1918
Naval hospital, Great Lakes, Ill,
September 27, 1918
Influenza Wife, Frances
Margaret Salawetz, 408 Eighth Avenue, Clinton, Iowa
Sanford, Charlie Heidel Ship's cook, third class, United States Navy Des Moines, Iowa,
October 9, 1915
USS Jacob Jones,
December 6, 1917
Killed in action with enemy submarine Mother, Barbara Ella Sanford, 326 Lexington Avenue, Lancaster, Ky
Schaffner, Fred Charles Hospital apprentice, first class, United States Navy Des Moines, Iowa,
April 14, 1917
Naval headquarters, Paris, France,
April 18, 1918
Effects of German gas bombardment at Fountain St Robert, France Mother, Emma Schaffner, 4224 Seventh Avenue, Rock Island, Ill
Schantz-Hansen, Ernest Frederick Hospital apprentice Second class, United States Naval Reserve Force Des Moines, Iowa,
May 31, 1918
Naval hospital, Great Lakes, Ill,
September 27, 1918
Influenza Mother,
Maria Schantz-Hansen, 403 Washington Street, Cedar Falls, Iowa
Schooler, Frank Richard Fireman, third class, United States Naval Reserve Force Des Moines, Iowa,
July 25, 1918
Naval hospital, naval base, Virginia,
October 9, 1918
Pneumonia Father, Will H Schooler, Reliance S Dak
Scott, Roscoe Fireman, first class, United States Navy Des Moines, Iowa,
December 8, 1913
USS Michigan,
October 30, 1917
Drowning Brother, Frank C Scott, Denver, Colo, no permanent street address
Shanahan, Clem James Landsman machinist's mate, United States Naval Reserve Force Des Moines, Iowa,
May 21, 1918
Naval training station, Great Lakes, Ill,
September 18, 1918
Influenza Mother, Mrs Susan Shanahan, RR No 4, Bernard, Iowa
Sheehan, Richard Bethel Apprentice seaman, United States Naval Reserve Force Chicago, Ill,
July 22, 1918
Ninth, Tenth, and Eleventh Naval Districts, Great Lakes, Ill,
September 28, 1918
Broncho-pneumonia Father, John T Sheehan, 1509 Harrison Street, Davenport Iowa
Shepherd, Leo Elmer Seaman second class, United States Navy Des Moines, Iowa,
December 16, 1917
Naval hospital, Great Lakes, Ill,
February 5,1918
Broncho-pneumonia Father, Claborn J Shepherd, Valley Center, Kans
Smock, William Walter Seaman second class, United States Navy Des Moines, Iowa,
November 23, 1916
USS Alcedo,
November 5, 1917
Lost at sea on USS Alcedo Father, Dave R Smock, 406 South East Fifth Street, Des Moines, Iowa
South, Frank
Marion
Seaman second class, United States Naval Reserve Force Des Moines, Iowa,
June 4, 1918
USS Ohio
September 25, 1918
Pneumonia Father, George South, De Kalb, Iowa
Spanglee, Henry Seaman second class, United States Navy Chicago, Ill,
December 8, 1917
Naval station, Great Lakes, Ill,
March 12, 1918
Pneumonia, lobar Stepfather, Max R Herrman, 2S0 Fourteenth Street, Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Sparrowgrove, Glenn Pearson Electrician, third class, United States Navy Des Moines, Iowa,
April 19, 1917
Naval hospital, Norfolk, Va,
March 16, 1918
Pneumonia, lobar Sister, Garnet Iona Sparrowgrove, East Mason Block, Fort Dodge, Iowa
Steinhilber, William Conrad Fireman, third class, United States Navy Des Moines, Iowa,
December 5, 1917
Naval hospital, Chelsea, Mass,
July 29, 1918
Burns Mother, Crona Steinhilber, Hartford City, Ind
Sterzing, Edmond Molder second class, United States Navy Des Moines, Iowa,
May 9, 1918
Naval hospital, Great Lakes, Ill,
September 20, 1918
Influenza Mother, Mrs Eugene Sterzing, 1501 Milton Avenue, Des Moines, Iowa
Stick, Lloyd John Fireman, third class, United States Navy Des Moines, Iowa,
November 27, 1917
Naval hospital, Philadelphia, Pa,
January 8, 1918
Laryngitis, acute Mother,
Margaret S Stick Star Route Salem, Mo
Strong, John Ray Apprentice seaman, United States Naval Reserve Force Des Moines, Iowa,
July 22, 1918
United States Naval hospital, Great Lakes, Ill,
September 24, 1918
Influenza Father, Dawson U Strong, RFD No 2, Pocahontas, Iowa
Studer, Dennis Henry Fireman, third class, United States Naval Reserve Force Des Moines, Iowa,
August 6, 1918
Naval hospital, Great Lakes, Ill,
September 26, 1918
Influenza Father, Amandus Studer, post-office box 32, Westley, Iowa
Tenney, Glenn Irving Apprentice seaman, United States Naval Reserve Force Salt Lake City, Utah,
October 19, 1918
Fort Douglas Army Hospital Salt Lake City, Utah,
October 31, 1918
Pneumonia Mother, Ida Elizabeth Tenney, 1373 Twenty-fourth Street, Des Moines, Iowa
Thompson, Harry Apprentice seaman, United States Naval Reserve Force Des Moines, Iowa,
July 24, 1918
Naval hospital, Great Lakes, Ill,
September 23, 1918
Influenza Mother, Eva Thompson, Riverside, Iowa
Tollefsen, Elmer Clarence Seaman second class, United States Naval Reserve Force Spokane, Wash,
April 11, 1918
Naval hospital, Puget Sound, Wash,
May 21, 1918
Obstruction, acute intestinal Mother, Emma Tollefsen, Muscatine, Iowa
Townsend, Birch Alfred Chief water tender, United States Navy Des Moines, Iowa,
December 30, 1914
Navy collier Cyclops,
June 14, 1918
Member of crew of missing Cyclops Brother, Frank Townsend, 317 East Eighth Street, North Little Rock, Ark
Trachsel, Allen Landsman for electrician (R), United States Navy Des Moines, Iowa,
May 20, 1918
Naval hospital, Chelsea, Mass
September 19, 1918
Influenza Father, Jacob Trachsel, rural route No 1, box 66, Goodland, Kans
Tunnicliffe, Ralph Loring Seaman second class, United States Navy Des Moines, Iowa,
June 7, 1918
Naval hospital, Great Lakes, Ill,
September 23, 1918
Influenza Wife, Minnie Tunnicliffe, Clarinda, Iowa
Untiedt, Harry Apprentice seaman, United States Naval Reserve Force Des Moines, Iowa,
July 19, 1918
Naval hospital, Great Lakes, Ill,
September 25, 1918
Influenza Mother, Clara Untiedt, box 465, Hartley, Iowa
Utterback, Fred David Apprentice seaman, United States Navy Des Moines, Iowa,
December 7, 1917
Naval station, Great Lakes, Ill,
January 10, 1918
Pneumonia, lobar Mother, Ellen Monohan Utterback, Hedrick, Iowa
Van Horn, Floyd
Marvin
Fireman, third class, United States Naval Reserve Force Des Moines, Iowa,
July 9, 1918
Naval hospital, Great Lakes, Ill,
October 5, 1918
Influenza Mother, Clara Van Horn, Box 213, Weiton, Iowa
Van Loon, Vernon Logan Hospital apprentice second class, United States Naval Reserve Force Des Moines, Iowa,
June 1, 1918
Naval hospital, Great Lakes, Ill,
September 20, 1918
Influenza Mother, Nellie Van Loon, RR No 1, Purdy, Lucas County, Iowa
Von Schrader, Frederick Apprentice seaman, United States Naval Reserve Force Des Moines, Iowa,
May 17, 1918
Naval hospital, Great Lakes, Ill,
September 29, 1918
Influenza Mother, Imogene Von Schrader, Maquoketa, Iowa
Walker, Arthur David Fireman second class, United States Navy Des Moines, Iowa,
June 4, 1917
USS Mississippi,
October 18, 1918
Acute dilation of heart Mother, Emma
Augusta Walker, Milan, Ill
Wallen, Harold Clarence Landsman for electrician (R), United States Navy Des Moines, Iowa,
July 6, 1918
Naval hospital, Great Lakes, Ill,
September 29, 1918
Influenza Mother, Anna Wallen, Britt, Iowa
Washington, Thomas Lee Landsman for machinist's mate (A), United States Naval Reserve Force Detroit, Mich,
July 23, 1918
Naval hospital, Great Lakes, Ill,
September 26, 1918
Influenza Mother, Bridget Washington, Ruthven, Iowa
Watkins, Thomas Fireman second class, United States Navy St Louis, Mo,
May 29, 1917
Navy collier Cyclops,
June 14,1918
On missing Cyclops Brother, Edward Watkins, Melcher, Iowa
Welch, Harry C Fireman, first class, United States Navy Des Moines, Iowa,
July 2, 1917
USS Little,
November 8, 1918
Drowned Mother, Cora Barber, Lakeland, Fla
Welsch, George Seaman second class, United States Navy Peoria, Ill,
March 31, 1917
Naval hospital, Norfolk, Va,
May 2, 1917
Cerebrospinal fever Mother, Minnie Welsch, 512 Exchange Street, Keokuk, Iowa
White, Clarence Warden Fireman second class, United States Naval Reserve Force Des Moines, Iowa,
May 23, 1918
Naval hospital, Norfolk, Va,
November 7, 1918
Pneumonia Mother, Mrs Oriel White, Diagonal, Iowa
White, Ivan Lewis Apprentice seaman, United States Naval Reserve Force Des Moines, Iowa,
July 22, 1918
Naval hospital, Great Lakes, Ill,
September 26, 1918
Influenza Mother,
Margaret White Sigourney, Iowa
Wiemann, Raymond Bernard Fireman second class, United States Navy Des Moines, Iowa,
May 24, 1918
Naval hospital, Norfolk, Va,
October 7, 1918
Pneumonia Mother, Elizabeth Wiemann, RR No 4, Kampmier Street, Burlington, Iowa
Wiley, Truman Hudson Seaman second class, United States Naval Reserve Force Des Moines, Iowa,
May 31, 1918
Naval training camp, Detroit, Mich,
October 3, 1918
Pneumonia Mother Sadie E Wiley, Low Moor, Iowa
Williams, Lewis Arthur Fireman, third class, United States Navy Des Moines, Iowa,
January 12, 1917
USS Preston,
June 15, 1917
Washed overboard and drowned Friend, Arthur Jacobson, Oakland, Nebr
Winger, Cael Rollen Apprentice seaman, United States Navy Des Moines, Iowa,
November 19, 1917
Naval hospital, Charleston SC,
May 1, 1918
Aephrites, acute Mother, Ella
May Winger, 3226 North Twenty-sixth Street, Omaha, Nebr
Winkelman, Frederick William Seaman second class, United States Navy Des Moines, Iowa,
June 28, 1918
USS Solace,
October 19, 1918
Broncho-pneumonia Brother, Milton Winkelman, care of Rudolph Virchan, Myrtle Minn
Wolf, Cornelius Anthony Fireman, third class, United States Navy Des Moines, Iowa,
July 6, 1918
Cumberland Street Hospital, Brooklyn, NY,
October 6, 1918
Pneumonia Mother, Barbarie Wolfe, box 396, Wesley, Iowa
Woodruff, William Arthur, Jr Fireman, third class, United States Naval Reserve Force Omaha, Nebr,
July 18, 1918
Naval hospital, Great Lakes, Ill,
September 26,1918
Influenza Father, William A Woodruff, 512 Fifteenth Street Sioux City, Iowa
Woods, Allen Jay Hospital apprentice second class, United States Naval Reserve Force Des Moines, Iowa,
May 17, 1918
Naval training station, Great Lakes, Ill,
September 18, 1918
Influenza Mother,
Margaret Woods, Maquoketa, Iowa
Wray, Clarence Edison Pharmacist's mate, third class, United States Navy Des Moines, Iowa,
May 10, 1917
Naval station, Great Lakes, Ill,
March 10, 1918
Pneumonia, lobar Mother, Anna Rebacca Wray, Milton, Iowa
Wymore, Worth Carpenter's mate, United States Navy Des Moines, Iowa,
May 31, 1917
Navy collier Cyclops,
June 14, 1918
Member of crew on missing Cyclops Mother, Elsie
May Wymore, Montezuma, Iowa

Source: OFFICERS AND ENLISTED MEN OF THE UNITED STATES NAVY
WHO LOST THEIR LIVES DURING THE WORLD WAR,
From
April 6, 1917 To
November 11, 1918,
Washington Government Printing Office 1920
[Transcribed by Dennis Danielson]


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