Iowa in the Great War


Casualties of War



October 22, 1918

Eighteen Iowans in Today's Casualties

Washington Oct. 22 -- Eighteen Iowans were mentioned in today's casualty lists which contained a total of 1128 names divided as follows: [transcription note - the print was too light to read most of what followed - I've tried to decipher most of the names. SF]

Killed in Action - Privates:
Edward H. [possibly Blizof], Burlington, Ia.
Tom W. Myers, [illegible], Ia.
Perry W. [illegible], Carroll, Ia.
[illegible] Christofferson, Trayrer, Ia.
[2 illegible names & towns]
[illegible] B. Heck [or Beck], Oakland, Ia.
Died of Disease - Private:
Otto H. Zapos, Eatola, Ia
Died of Wounds - Corporal
Dan B. Rafuha, Smithland, Ia.
Died of Wounds - Private:
Leroy C. Nedd----n, Des Moines, Ia.
Wounded Severely - Lieutenant:
John R. Wing---, Waterloo, Ia.
Wounded Severely - Sergeant:
Floyd J. Rain---, Farragot, Ia.
Wounded Severely - Privates:
Marla W. Fowler, Kes ---qua, Ia.
Allie [illegible], Independence, Ia.
Herman A. Fle----, [illegible town]
Joe Miller, Leslie, Ia.
Wounded, Degree Undetermined - Privates:
Albert W. Kottke [?], Guttenberg, Ia.
Edwin S. Lewis, Decorah, Ia.

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




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