Iowa in the Great War


Casualties of War



October 5, 1918

Fifteen Iowan's on Today's Lists

Washington, Oct. 5 -- Seventeen Iowans were mentioned in today's army casualty lists which carried a total of 532 names divided as follows: Killed in action, 113; missing in action, 66; wounded severely, 303; died from wounds 31; died of disease, 11; died from aeroplane accident, 1; died from accident and other causes, 7. The Iowans follow:

Killed in Action:
Sol Morris, Oskaloosa, Ia., Sergeant
Vinton C. Bradshaw, Battle Creek, Ia., Corporal
Donald E. Blakley, Montezuma, Ia., Private
Helof G. Holm, Decorah, Ia., Private
James M. Gallagher, Rockwell, Ia., Private
Arthur W. Kirchoff, Hartley, Ia., Private
Died from Wounds - Private:
Earl E. Sidmore, Britstol, Ia.
Wounded Severely:
Arthur C. Parson, Council Bluffs, Ia., Sergeant
Roland Bellmar, Waterloo, Ia., Corporal
Fenn Z.H. Cooney, Coon Rapids, Ia., Corporal
Roy C. Bowers, Sioux City, Ia., Private
Addison R. Herb, Pisgah, Ia., Private
Lawrence J. Beumer, Rock Valley, Ia., Private
George E. Lawson, Clarinda, Ia., Private
Dwight Long, Crawfordsville, Ia., Private

Died in Service (photo)
Private John Louis Mumm, Company A, 212th Engineers, son of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Mumm, of Lone Tree, who died at Camp Devins, Massachusetts, last Sunday of pneumonia


~source 'The Iowa City Citizen',

~ submitted by Iowa Old Press




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