Iowa in the Great War


Casualties of War



October 23, 1918

Twenty-Three From Iowa in Today's Casualties

Washington, Oct. 23 -- Twenty-three Iowans were mentioned in today's casualty lists which carried a total of 1205 names divided as follows: Killed in action, 125; missing in action, 92; wounded severely, 177; wounded slightly, 176; died from wounds, 80; died from accident and other causes, 12; died of disease, 101; wounded, degree undetermined, 440; prisoners, 1; died from aeroplane accident, 1. The Iowans are:

Killed in Action - Corporal:
Paul Denlinger, Henderson, Ia.
Killed in Action - Wagoner:
Sanford Severson, Kanawha, Ia.
Died from Wounds:
Lt. Ewin E. HItes, Des Moines, Ia.
Died from Wounds - Privates:
Lyman M. Smith, Hopkinton, Ia.
Frederick Geiger, Burlington, Ia.
Died of Disease - Privates:
James T. Coggin, Bernard, Ia.
Michael Wolfe, North Buena Vista, Ia.
Joseph E. Kilmartin, Malvern, Ia.
George C. Sheppelman, Clear Lake, Ia.
Wounded Severely - Privates:
Morris Y. Johnson, Sioux City, Ia.
George M. Lillie, Leon, Ia.
Percival L. Vining, Woodbine, Ia.
Vern R. Dunagan, Salon, Ia.
Joseph E. McNally, Dubuque, Ia.
Ray Smith, Martelle, Ia.
Wounded Slightly - Sergeant:
George Troy, Sioux City, Ia.
Wounded Slightly - Privates:
Ralph W. Dimler, Luverne, Ia.
Ray C. Lee, Perry, Ia.
Woundeded, Degree Undetermined - Privates:
Arthur Carrigan, Maquoketa, Ia.
Frank Foster, Malvern, Ia.
Russel M. Riggle, Corwith, Ia.


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




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