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Washington, Dec 13 - One hundred and sixty-six Iowans were mentioned on the casualty lists today, which carried a total of 6345 names. These were divided as follows: Killed in action, 843; died of wounds, 58; died of accident and other causes, 6; died of disease, 312; died of airplane accident, 1; wounded severely, 2162; wounded, degree undetermined, 1349; wounded slightly, 834; missing in action, 780. The Iowans are:

 

KILLED IN ACTION
Lieutenants:

Leo J. McNamara, Ida Grove, Ia.
Wendel F. Prime, Sioux City, Ia

 

Corporals:

Omer W. Timpe, Spirit Lake, Ia
Clyde Comer, Floris, Ia
Carl A. Haraldson, Rambrandt, Ia
Reinhard Pump, LaPorte City, Ia
Charles F. Setz, Oakland, Ia
Vern A. Stanley, Dexter, Ia
Alfred Grim, Waterloo, Ia

 

Privates:

Albert W. Davis, Colesburg, Ia
Charles Donatus, Tamby, Ia
Albert H. Gronne, Elkhorn, Ia
Jake S. Shiago, Sigourney, Ia
Samuel C. Allison, Cedar, Ia
Peter E. Cantu, Davenport, Ia
John S. Carrs, Mt. Pleasant, Ia
John H. Danker, Leuzerne, Ia
Arthur L. Rees, Blairsburg, Ia
Albert R. Kersey, Grand Junction, Ia
Frank Dostal, Oxford Junction, Ia
Robert Scherlock, Worthington, Ia
Roy Stroud, Marble Rock, Ia
Floyd Wambean, Wahoo, Ia
Daniel Moeller, Maquoketa, Ia
Holger A. Hansen, Clinton, Ia
Roy Price, Hiteman, Ia

 

DIED OF WOUNDS
Privates:

Glen West, Estherville, Ia

 

DIED OF DISEASE
Corporal:

William Scherrman, Farley, Ia

 

Wagoner:

Arthur J. Berger, Arcadia, Ia

 

Privates:

Byron A. Faas, Williamsburg, Ia
Harry Carpenter, New Hampton, Ia
Harry E. Kimble, Sheldon, Ia
Adolph M. Nielson, Harlan, Ia
Albert T. Weir, Blairburg, Ia
Frank C. Nicholas, Marble Rock, Ia

 

WOUNDED SEVERELY
Lieutenants:

Leonard A. Fitzgerald, Mason City, Ia
Frank J. Niles, Atlantic, Ia

 

Privates:

Joseph C. Swanson, Red Oak, Ia
Oscar D. Ewing, Des Moines, Ia
Warren Stevens, Columbus Junction, Ia
John E. Ellison, Clarinda, Ia
Clarence A. Davis, Clarence, Ia
John J. O'Connell, Cedar Rapids, Ia
Elmer G. Swift, Moorhead, Ia
Michael N. Gassman, Buena Vista, Ia
Fred Irvin, Earlham, Ia
John R. Lottman, Jolly, Ia
Henry Ness, Linn Grove, Ia
Lyle J. Black, Burt, Ia
Glen H. Doty, Newell, Ia
Ted D. Lovland, Waterloo, Ia
Philip N. Wahlgren, Pocahontas, Ia
Albert Werne, Boone, Ia
Thomas L. Boatman, Linn Grove, Ia
Joe S. Moore, Des Moines, Ia
Stanley E. Lohr, Allerton, Ia
Erwin Gordon, Greenfield, Ia
Chris R. Brocka, Allison, Ia
Elmer I. Opheim, Locust, Ia
Frank B. Foote, Alta, Ia
Johannes P. Johannsen, Clinton, Ia
Robert T. Lock, Hartley, Ia
Clarence C. Mercer, Bayard, Ia
Edward J. Murphy, Clinton, Ia
Edward G. Ralston, Washta, Ia
George Weldon, Neola, Ia
Allen R. Parker, Dubuque, Ia
Isaac Denheste, Sioux Center, Ia
Arthur Knutson, Radcliffe, Ia
William Denhartog, Tainter, Ia
Edgar J. Cockrell, Givin, Ia
Ralph E. French, Floris, Ia
Modica E. Houk, Centerville, Ia
Walter C. Usher, Cedar Rapids, Ia
Albert M. Kersbergen, Sheldon, Ia
William M. Todd, Boone, Ia
William J. Hagerty, Epworth, Ia
Orville N. Kindig, Burlington, Ia
Herman K. Braksick, Van Horn, Ia
Herman Gute, Breda, Ia
Benjamin B. Bush, Knoxville, Ia
Horatio Brotherton, Creston, Ia
Bruce B. Poole, Farmington, Ia

 

Mechanics:

Selby E. Fletcher, Marshalltown, Ia
Alben Konieski, Dodge Center, Ia
John H. Knapp, Monona, Ia
James H. McCaleb, Washington, Ia
Bennie H. Hahn, Cherokee, Ia
Enfred L. Linder, Pomeroy, Ia
Arthur G. Shockley, Marshalltown, Ia
Hans R. Siemsen, Grundy Center, Ia

 

WOUNDED, DEGREE UNDETERMINED
Lieutenant:

Roy E. Kyner, Humestown, Ia

 

Corporals:

Earl R. Poush, Chariton, Ia
Alfred E. Schubert, Schleswig, ia
Ralph J. McCleery, Glenwood, Ia
William L. Powell, Ackworth, Ia

 

Privates:

Anton G. Jacobsen, LeMars, Ia
Myron L. Spencer, Earlham, Ia
Lester R. Taylor, Coggon, Ia
John F. Bailie, Traer, Ia
Ulysses J. Oehler, Thompson, Ia
William A. Sexton, Rockwell City, Ia
Carl Zoller, Davenport, Ia
Clifford Cole, Pleasant Plain, Ia
William G. Dougall, Enterprise, Ia
Lawrence E. Boland, Sanborn, Ia
Lloyd Ekstrand, Nodaway, Ia
Harvey A. Roush, Drakeville, Ia
Thomas D. Scott, East Albia, Ia
John E. Dickey, Des Moines, Ia
Fred Lewis, Ottumwa, Ia
Laverne Stratton, Charles City, Ia
Joseph Michael, Neola, Ia
Alexander W. Lint, Cedar Rapids, Ia
Fred C. Breuklander, Oskaloosa, Ia
Bernard F. Clancy, Alta Vista, Ia
Harry Swift, Washington, Ia
Ezra V. Olmstead, Parkersburg, Ia
Clifford D. Blain, Fontannelle, Ia
Jesse L. Blazek, Cromwell, Ia
Hanz C. Hansen, Des Moines, Ia
Charlie Schwartz, Chariton, Ia

 

WOUNDED SLIGHTLY
Lieutenant:

Russell A. Schmidt, Council Bluffs, Ia

 

Mechanic:

Donald D. Lynch, Atlantic, Ia

 

Wagoners:

Lester A. Sheldon, Stuart, Ia
John H. Schesser, Davenport, Ia
Lewis L. Smith, Dunlap, Ia
Adrion L. Strayer, Des Moines, Ia
John M. Byerly, Weldon, Ia
Harry P. Hansen, Osage, Ia

 

Privates:

Albert Johnson, Eagle Grove, Ia
Bud T. Mordhorst, Shenandoah, Ia
Lawrence C. Straus, Fairfield, Ia
Casemeisr C. Subacz, Grand Rapids, Ia
James Thompson, Linnville, Ia
George Dekraay, Mourice, Ia
Glen I. Stamper, Council Bluffs, Ia
Roy Fouck, Marshalltown, Ia
James Given, Bushmills, Ia

 

MISSING IN ACTION
Privates:

August Schnell, Rockwell City, Ia
Frederick E. Kirschner, Webster City, Ia
William Moore, Rockwell City, Ia
Alfred H. Odel, Dundee, Ia
James A. Larsen, Lohrville, Ia
Robert E. McGuire, Newton, Ia
Edward Magnison, Ottumwa, Ia
Norman G. Pike, Storm Lake, Ia
Charles Decker, Waupeton, Ia
Irvin B. Engelson, Buffalo Center, Ia
Frank W. Grindling, Palmer, Ia
Leo J. Hasse, Ute, Iowa
Robert S. Johnson, Dubuque, Ia
William F. Claussen, Galva, Ia
Lewis A. Deamands, Webster city, Ia
Peter Christofferson, Kimballton, Ia
Ernest O. Carlson, Alta, Ia
James K. Ross, Renvick, Ia
Jacob Ullestad, Radcliffe, Ia
Frank T. Geordt, Dyersville, Ia
Charlie A. Hintz, Storm Lake, Ia
Thomas B. Hodge, Washta, Ia
David Heusinkveld, Mt. Pleasant, Ia
John L. Anderson, Sioux City, Ia
Silas N. Teig, Radcliffe, Ia
Charles M. Sadler, Cascade, Ia
Fred Bentley, Mt. Sterling, Ia



~ source:  'The Iowa City Citizen', Friday, December 13, 1918
~ submitted by Sharyl Ferrall
Iowa Old Press

 

 

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