Iowa in the Great War


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Thirty-Four Iowans in Casualties Today

Washington, Nov. 6 -- Thirty-four Iowans were mentioned in today's casualty lists. They contained a total of 1189 names divided as follows: Killed in action, 250; died of wounds, 166; died of disease, 244; wounded severely, 118; wounded slightly, 165; died from accident and other causes, 8; died from aeroplane accident, 1; missing in action 123; prisoners, 3; wounded, degree undetermined, 111. The Iowans are:

Killed in Action:
Harold A. Spaun, Frankville, Ia., corporal
Francis W. Steele, Boone, Ia., bugler
Jay Leonard, Aplington, Ia., private
Leo C. Breen, Titonka, Ia., private
Herman G. Thielmann, Alvord, Ia., private
Elmer M. Wilson, Corwith, Ia., private
Andrew A. Christensen, Hampton, Ia., private
Alexander S. Drish, East Pleasant Plain, Ia., private

Died of Wounds
Adouljh R. Lodden, Ft. Dodge, Ia. [no rank given]
Fred L. Stendel, Elkader, Ia. [no rank given]

Died of Disease - Privates:
Roy Babcock, Galt, Ia.
Van C. King, Curlew, Ia.
Fred W. Folkers, Anamosa, Ia.
Henry J. Forde, Decorah, Ia.
Hubert R. Leonard, Coggon, Ia.
Martin Manning, Lyons, Ia.
Conrad H. Anderson, Albert City, Ia.
Geo. W. Harvey, Montour, Ia.
Clarence E. Scott, Germania, Ia.
Morton P. Topping, Wellman, Ia.

Wounded Severely - Privates:
Geo. Heidenreich, Rockford, Ia.
Robert W. Price, Numa, Ia.
Claude D. Stansberry, Sioux City, Ia.
John E. Ewoldt, Manning, Ia.
Frank Hagerman, Davenport, Ia.

Missing in Action - Privates:
Thomas W. Garrington, Beason, Ia.
Henry Otten, Davenport, Ia.

Died of Disease & Other Causes - Privates:
Harold Cochran, Letts, Ia.

Wounded, Degree Undetermined- Privates:
Harry O. Harrington, Manchester, Ia.
Sylvester Simon, Davenport, Ia.
David L. Redman, Ottumwa, Ia.

Wounded Slightly - Privates:
Alonzo J. Lull, Valley Junction, Ia.
Earl Moore, Gravity, Ia.

Marine Casualties - Killed in Action:
Private John J. Smith, Albia, Ia.

~ source:  ~ source 'The Iowa City Citizen', Thursday, November 7, 1918
~ submitted by Sharyl Ferrall
Iowa Old Press



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