Iowa in the Great War


Casualties of War



October 8, 1918

Sixteen Iowans On Today's Lists

Washington, Oct. 8 -- Sixteen Iowans were mentioned in the army casualty lists today which carried a total of 593 names divided as follows: Killed in action, 78; missing in action, 107; wounded severely, 345; died from wounds 34; died of disease, 10; died from aeroplane accident, 1; died from accident and other causes, 3; wounded slightly, 4; prisoners, 11. The Iowans follow:

Killed in Action - Privates:
Leslie E. Bronniger, Quinby, Ia.
Fred L. Wild, Carbon, Ia.
Killed in Action - Wagoner:
Sanford A. Severson, Kanawha, Ia.
Died of Disease - Privates:
Herbery W. Backmann, Dubuque, Ia.
Wounded Severely - Sergeant:
William P. (or B.) Ehr, Ida Grove, Ia.
Wounded Severely - Privates:
William Hixson, Blanchard, Ia.
Guy W. Chapman, Clio, Ia.
William J. Lexa, Manley, Ia.
Burton M. Baker, Ft. Dodge, Ia.
Roy V. Barringon, Akron, Ia.
(Scott ?) W. Cartwright, Rockwell City, Ia.
Robert J. Dorman, Oskaloosa, Ia.
Robert Rudrick, Manning, Ia.
Edward J. Turner, Lake Mills, Ia.
Wounded Severely - Bugler:
Chas E. Sellers, Des Moines, Ia.
Missing in Action - Private:
[name illegible - surname ends with 'aag'], Livermore, Ia.


~ source Iowa City Citizen, Iowa City, Johnson co. Iowa
~ submitted by Sharyl Ferrall Iowa Old Press




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