Iowa in the Great War


Casualties of War



27 Iowans in Today's Casualties

Washington, Nov. 5 -- Twenty-seven Iowans were mentioned in the casualty lists for yesterday and today. They carried a total of 1308 names divided as follows: Killed in action, 124; died of wounds, 75; died of accident and other causes, 5; died of disease, 108; wounded, degree undetermined, 257; wounded slightly, 484; missing in action, 44; wounded severely, 210; prisoners, 1. The Iowans are:

Died of Disease - Privates:
John E. Hayner, College Springs, Ia.
William Nigg, Davenport, Ia.
Walter O. Edmondson, Orient, Ia.
Geo. H. Broughton, Modale, Ia.
John Grunnett, Sabula, Ia.

Died of Wounds - Privates:
Lowell S. Leytham, Harlan, Ia.
Christian L. Nissen, Cedar Falls, Ia.
William F. Plank, Webster, Ia.

Wounded Severely - Privates:
Harvey A. Thomas, Mediapolis, Ia.
Charles M. Atkins, Woodbine, Ia.
Marvin W. Crow, Gilmore City, Ia.
Arthur J. Pirotte, Mystic, Ia.

Wounded, Degree Undetermined:
Guy S. Brewer, Des Moines, Ia., Major
Elery M. Anderson, Elliott, Ia., private
Newel B. Dorman, Edgewood, Ia., private
Frank C. Harker, Ottumwa, Ia., private
Frank M. McMahon, Bernard, Ia., private
Albert E. Peyer, Ossian, Ia., private
Andrew A. Kenney, Lyons, Ia., private

Wounded Slightly:
James H. Donahue, Sioux City, Ia., lieutenant
Edward R. Wallace, Council Bluffs, Ia., sergeant
Alfred F. Feldhahn, Walnut, Ia., corporal
Geo. Emlet, Muscatine, Ia., private
Albert Antonsen, Sioux City, Ia., private
Charles B. Kridler, Gowrie, Ia., private
Arthur C. Snyder, Spencer, Ia., private
Earl H. Travis, Cedar Rapids, Ia., private

~ source:  ~ source 'The Iowa City Citizen', Tuesday, November 5, 1918
~ submitted by Sharyl Ferrall Iowa Old Press



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