Iowa in the Great War


Casualties of War



October 31, 1918

Fourteen Iowans in Today's Casualties

Washington, Oct. 31 -- Fourteen Iowans were mentioned in the casualty lists for today. They contained a total of 731 names divided as follows: Killed in action, 38; died of wounds, 16; died from accident and other causes, 3; died from aeroplane accident, 1; died of disease, 37; wounded severely, 121; wounded, degree undetermined, 245; wounded slightly, 237; missing in action, 30; prisoners, 3. The Iowans are:


Died From Wounds - Private:
John Flannagan, Washington, Ia.


Wounded Severely - Privates:
George E. Dougherty, Seymour, Ia.
John R. Ogburn, Monroe, Ia.
Norris Briggs, Des Moines, Ia.
Dowd W. Brown, Centerville, Ia.
John A. Carlson, Akron, Ia.
Henry Cyrus Wing, Maquoketa, Ia.


Wounded Slightly - Privates:
William C. Avery, Sioux City, Ia.
David H. Freid, Sioux City, Ia.


Wounded, Degree Undetermined - Privates:
Christian Farni, Nevada, Ia.
William L. Johnson, Bettendorf, Ia.
John W. Schleisman, Ledderdale, Ia.


Missing in Action - Privates:
George A. Osbaugh, Tipton, Ia.
Ronald Robertson, Sioux City, Ia.


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




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