Iowa in the Great War


Casualties of War



October 14, 1918

Forty-Five Iowans On Casualty Lists

Washington, Oct. 14 -- Forty-five Iowans were mentioned in the casualty lists for Sunday and today. They carried a total of 1770 names divided as follows: Killed in action, 387; missing in action, 142; wounded severely, 760; died from wounds 166; wounded slightly, 8; died of disease, 164; died from aeroplane accident, 2; died from accident and other causes, 20; wounded, degree undetermined, 121. The Iowans follow:

Killed in Action - Sergeants:
Paul D. Griggs, West Salem, Ia.
Philip A. Brooks, Lynn, Ia.
Dave Whalen, Tipton, Ia.
Killed in Action - Corporal:
Bryant D. Badger, Council Bluffs, Ia.
Killed in Action - Privates:
James H. Baker, Sheldon, Ia.
Edward C. Bakula, Anamosa, Ia.
Paul R. Adams, Shenandoah, Ia.
Martin F. De Wolfe, Sioux City, Ia.
Edward F. Taylor, Milburn, Ia.
James Rassmussen, Crystal Lake, Ia.
Walter E. Sayer, Eldora, Ia.
Glen B. McKinnon, Burt, Ia.
John S. Marshall, Clarinda, Ia.
James T. Nevins, Dubuque, Ia.
Harvey L. Norman, Hubbard, Ia.
Died from Wounds - Lieutenants:
Earl G. Anderson, Des Moines, Ia.
Edwin V. Evans, Des Moines, Ia.
Died from Wounds - Corporals:
Tom R. Evans, Glenwood, Ia.
Died from Wounds - Privates:
Leo M. Cochran, Letts, Ia.
Willis F. Woodward, East Peru, Ia.
Wm. H. Rehder, Davenport, Ia.
Wm. Parker, Everest, Ia.
Frederick I. Goodburn, Marcus, Ia.
Johnnie Nelson, Graettinger, Ia.
Died of Disease - Horseshoer:
Hans Abrahamson, Story City, Ia.
Died of Accident and Other Causes - Private
James C. Willis, Des Moines, Ia.
Missing in Action - Privates:
Alvia Hazen, Burlington, Ia.
Oscar A. Steele, Cherokee, Ia.
Wm. A. Shay, Atlantic, Ia.
Walter W. Wallace, Fontanelle, Ia.
Donald G. Smith, Mason City, Ia.
Wounded Severely - Privates:
Glen W. Godfrey, Luverne, Ia.
Rudolph F. Holtz, Inwood, Ia.
Paul R. Sayers, Silver City, Ia.
Walter D. Evans, Davenport, Ia.
Raymond A. Martz, Storm Lake, Ia.
Harry L. Fenton, Mt. Pleasant, Ia.
Henry O. Severson, Kanakha, Ia.
Nicholas P. De Fontaine, Dubuque, Ia.
John Ehrman, Marengo, Ia.
Joseph J. Meyers, Dubuque, Ia.
Dale Traillor, Atlantic, Ia.
Aloysius A. Walding, Iowa City, Ia.
Sam Lukestra, Hull, Ia.
Remley E. Meyers, Des Moines, Ia.


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




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