Iowa in the Great War


Casualties of War



Forty-Six Iowans on Casualty Lists

Washington, Nov. 4 -- Forty-six Iowans were mentioned in the casualty lists for yesterday and today. The contained a total of 1501 names divided as follows: Killed in action, 217; missing in action, 66; died of wounds, 126; died from accident and other causes, 7; prisoners, 6; died from aeroplane accident, 1; lost at sea, 1; died of disease, 171; wounded severely, 171; wounded, degree undetermined, 338; wounded slightly, 397. The Iowans are:

Killed in Action - Privates:
Grover Classen, Reinbeck, Ia.
Willard Fleming, Fountain City, Ia.

Died of Wounds - Privates:
Ralph L. Zane, Lake City, Ia.
George W. Briney, Larchwood, Ia.

Died of Disease - Privates:
Leonard B. Hegland, Radcliffe, Ia.
Ellis Strait, Grand Junction, Ia.
Ray Barton, Belmond, Ia.
Clarence C. Chappell, Corning, Ia.
Lynn L. Dean, Lamont, Ia.
Leonard W. Potter, Granger, Ia.
Harley F. Thompson, Bloomfield, Ia.

Wounded Severely:
William A. Jeffery, Andalusia, Ia., lieutenant.
Vernon E. Ackelson, Winterest, Ia., corporal
Virgil G. Curry, Creston, Ia., musician
Eldon Anderson, Council Bluffs, Ia., private
Niels Larson, Walnut, Ia., private
Enos A Lauterbach, Mt. Pleasant, Ia., private
Elmer E. Pierce, Ottumwa, Ia., private
Walter J. Schara, Dubuque, Ia., private

Wounded - Degree Undetermined - Privates:
Mathais M. Green, Cascade, Ia.
Cecil Halley, Waterloo, Ia.
Fred F. Haworth, Richland, Ia.
Sylvester Holt, Clinton, Ia.
Edward N. Holm, Davenport, Ia.
Paul N. Kirk, Atlantic, Ia.
Grant Kirkpatrick, Creston, Ia.
Frank J. McDonald, Ottumwa, Ia.
Orin F. Mennally, Harlan, Ia
Lorenzo L. Burgess, West Marion, Ia.
Frank W. Dodd, Swaledale, Ia.
Dewey D. Dunkenson, Fountanelle, Ia.
William H. Ewing, Pacific Junction, Ia.
William O. Phillips, Council Bluffs, Ia.
Charles D. Riley, Ottumwa, Ia.
Evald M. Rodin, Burlington, Ia.

Slightly Wounded:
Leroy S. Barber, Marion, Ia., sergeant
Frank F. Johnson, Marshalltown, Ia., corporal
Ray V. Atchison, Oskaloosa, Ia., private
August C. Bloom, Stanton, Ia., private
Levi H. Cutshall, Ft. Dodge, Ia., private
Frank C. Zimmerman, Lyons, Ia., private
Alvin Powell, Keokuk, Ia., private
John R. Johnson, Des Moines, Ia., private
John C. Lamb, Ogden, Ia.

~ source:  ~ source 'The Iowa City Citizen', Monday, November 4, 1918
~ submitted by Sharyl Ferrall Iowa Old Press



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