Iowa in the Great War


Casualties of War



October 7, 1918

Seventeen Iowans On Today's Lists

Washington, Oct. 5 -- Seventeen Iowans were mentioned in the army casualty lists today which carried a total of 532 neames 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 - Sergeants:
Sol Morris, Oskaloosa, Ia.
Killed in Action - Corporals:
Vinton C. Bradshaw, Battle Creek, Ia.
Killed in Action - Privates:
Donald E. Blakley, Montezuma, Ia.
Helof G. Holm, Decorah, Ia.
James M. Gallagher, Rockwell, Ia.
Arthur W. Kirchoff, Hartley, Ia.
Died from Wounds - Privates:
Earl E. Sidmore, Britstol, Ia.
Wounded Severely - Sergeants:
Arthur C. Parson, Council Bluffs, Ia.
Wounded Severely - Corporals:
Roland Bellmar, Waterloo, Ia.
Fenn Z.H. Cooney, Coon Rapids, Ia.
Wounded Severely - Privates:
Roy C. Bowers, Sioux City, Ia.
Addison R. Herb, Pisgah, Ia.
Faye Ashby, Bloomfield, Ia.
Lawrence J. Beumer, Rock Valley, Ia.
George E. Lawson, Clarinda, Ia.
Dwight Long, Crawfordsville, Ia.


Died in the Service (photo accompanies article)
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 Iowa City Citizen, Iowa City, Johnson co. Iowa
~ submitted by Sharyl Ferrall Iowa Old Press




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