Iowa in the Great War


Casualties of War



October 4, 1918

Twenty-Seven Iowa Casualties Today

Washington, Oct. 4 -- Twenty-seven Iowans were mentioned in today's army casualty lists which carried a total of 962 names divided as follows: Killed in action, 101; missing in action, 172; wounded severely, 574; died from wounds 67; died of disease, 24; died from aeroplane accident, 1; died from accident and other causes, 6; wounded, degree undetermined, 12; wounded slightly, 1; prisoners, 1. The Iowans follow:

Killed in Action - Privates:
Charles E. Hartshorn, Farragut, Ia.
Alva G.L. Grover, Council Bluffs, Ia.
Stanley M. Krell, Winterset, Ia.
Died from Wounds - Sergeants:
Rennie E. Henry, Villisca, Ia.
Died of Disease - Privates:
Vernice E. Watson, Hazleton, Ia.
Wounded Severely - Captains:
Allen T. Hupp, Corning, Ia.
Wounded Severely - Lieutenants:
John P. Hanford, Cedar Rapids, Ia.
Frank Kriz, Cedar Rapids, Ia.
Wounded Severely - Sergeants:
Claude V. Hart, Cherokee, Ia.
Clarence I. Calburn, Dunlap, Ia.
Wounded Severely - Corporals:
Paul E. Davis, Laforte, Ia.
Roy E. Hatfield, Greeley, Ia
Charles B. McGrath, Ontario, Ia.
Alvin Schroeder, Bellevue, Ia.
Wounded Severely - Privates:
Alva H. Bloom, Norwich, Ia.
James H. Bonner, Logan, Ia
Charles B. Davis, Cedar Rapids, Ia.
Robert J. Hoover, Fort Dodge, Ia
Earl S. Harvey, Fort Des Moines, Ia.
Leo W. Kinney, Creston, Ia
Adlai E. Bogeureif, Merrill, Ia.
Edmond Boland, Ft. Dodge, Ia.
Elnor Kibling, Estherville, Ia.
Arthur Zelle, Waverly, Ia.
Missing in Action - Privates:
Melvin Ewing, Postville, Ia.
Harold E. Bellmer, Dunkerton, Ia.
Wounded, degree undetermined - Corporals:
Martin Ferguson, Jefferson, Ia.



~source 'The Iowa City Citizen',

~ submitted by Iowa Old Press




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