Iowa in the Great War


Casualties of War



October 24, 1918

Eight Iowans on Today's Lists

Washington, Oct. 24 -- Eight Iowans were mentioned in today's casualty lists which carried a total of 700 names divided as follows. Killed in action, 87; died of wounds, 40; died from accident and other causes, 5; died of disease, 45; wounded severely, 185; wounded, degree undetermined, 173; wounded slightly, 83; missing in action, 62; prisoners, 4. The Iowans follow:

Killed in Action - Privates:
John J. Oak, Lyons, Ia.
John Halverson, Calmas, Ia.
Died of Wounds - Corporal:
Alvin Schroeder, Bellevue, Ia.
Wounded Severely:
Clarence W. Balzman, Melvin, Ia., private
Jay D. Smith, Red Oak, Ia., corporal
Wounded, Degree Undetermined - Corporal:
John A. Ayres, Shenandoah, Ia.
Slightly Wounded - Private:
Leo J. Smith, Des Moines, Ia.
Missing in Action - Private:
Bert Warmouth, Marshalltown, Ia.


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




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