Iowa in the Great War


Casualties of War



October 19, 1918

17 Iowa Men in Causalties Today

Washington, Oct. 19 -- Seventeen Iowans were mentioned in today's army casualty lists which carried a total of 1,117 names divided as follows: Killed in action, 247; missing in action, 143; wounded severely, 380; died from wounds 29; died of disease, 617; died from aeroplane accident, 2; died from accident and other causes, 12; wounded, degree undetermined, 242; wounded slightly, 2. The Iowans follow:

Killed in Action - Privates:
Charles H. Barnes, Oelwein, Ia.
Menzo Widel, Maquoketa, Ia.
Thomas M. Murray, Cedar Rapids, Ia.
Missing in Action - Private:
Fred Rolph, Lake City, Ia.
Wounded Severely:
Herbert J. Wiemann, Burlington, Ia., Corporal.
Jerome Fite, [town illegible], Sergeant
Frank E. Werner, Winfield, Ia., Sergeant
William H. Grotewold, Larchwood, Ia., Farrier
Fred D. Bernhardt, Waterloo, Ia.; Private
Carl G. Faas, Williamsburg, Ia.; Private
Don J. Killen, Carlisle, Ia.; Private
Lyle G. Rickard, Mason City, Ia.; Private
Wounded, Degree Undetermined:
Ray S. Seely, Anamosa, Ia., Sergeant
Steward M. Blank, Ia.; Private
Ralph E. Dray, Modalo, Ia.; Private
Charles E. Furrer, Osceola, Ia.; Private
Clarence E. Zickel, Beansnor, Ia.; Private



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




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