Iowa in the Great War


Casualties of War



October 29, 1918

Twenty Iowa Men in Casualties

Washington, Oct. 29 -- Twenty Iowans were mentioned in today's casualty lists.. They carried a total of 550 names divided as follows: Killed in action, 54; died of wounds, 43; died from accident and other causes, 6; died of disease, 92; wounded severely, 99; wounded, degree undetermined, 145; wounded slightly, 40; missing in action, 65; died of aeroplane accident, 4; prisoners, 2. The Iowans follow:

Died of Disease - Privates:
Thomas A. White, Linden, Ia.
Max A. Weiss, Woodbine, Ia.
Clarence L. Nesheim, Clear Lake, Ia.
Died From Wounds - Privates:
Victor First, Villisca, Ia.
Rob Tribby, Mt. Pleasant, Ia.
Wounded Severely:
Henry Hastert, Alton, Ia. [rank not given]
Nels Jacobsen, Harlan, Ia. [rank not given]
William C. Fachman, Sioux City, Ia., private
Martin S. Williams, Decorah, Ia., private
Wounded, Degree Undetermined:
Cyril W. Bazel, Burlington, Ia., sergeant
Harry O. Parmenter, Gilman, Ia., bugler
George W. Clausen, Glidden, Ia., private
Alexander N. Westberg, Ruthven, Ia., private
Slightly Wounded - Privates:
Raymond J. Smith, Central City, Ia.
Henry Terhark, Ackley, Ia.
Missing in Action - Privates:
William S. Cummings, Sioux City, Ia.
Russell M. Loper, Mason City, Ia.
Guy L. Luther, Mason City, Ia.
Sidney C. Newsome, Fort Dodge, Ia.
John E. Whalen, Sioux City, Ia.


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




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