Iowa in the Great War


Casualties of War



Seven Iowans in Casualties Today.

Washington, Nov. 1 -- Seven Iowans were mentioned in the casualty lists for today. They 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:
Basil B. Blevins, Humeston, Ia.
Louis E. Odell, Bedford, Ia.

Wounded, Degree Undetermined - Privates:
Lloyd L. Hoffa, Sanborn, Ia.
Lorn Watkins, Oskaloosa, Ia.

Wounded Severely - Private:
Harry Distelhorst, Burlington, Ia.

Wounded Slightly - Private:
Elmer E. Folander, Davenport, Ia.

Missing in Action - Corporal
Arthur M. Hamilton, Des Moines, Ia.


~ source Iowa City Citizen, Iowa City, Johnson co. Iowa, Friday, November 1, 1918

~ submitted by Sharyl Ferrall Iowa Old Press



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