Iowa in the Great War


Casualties of War



October 9, 1918

Eleven Iowans On Today's Casualties

Washington, Oct. 9 -- Eleven Iowans were mentioned in the army casualty lists announced today. They carried a total of 622 names divided as follows: Killed in action, 125; missing in action, 40; wounded severely, 327; died from wounds 65; died of disease, 51; died from aeroplane accident, 4; died from accident and other causes, 3; wounded slightly, 1; wounded, degree undetermined, 2; prisoners, 4. The Iowans follow:


Killed in Action - Sergeant:
Mark A. Pooley, Webster City, Ia.
Killed in Action - Corporal:
Raymond J. White, Miller, Ia.
Killed in Action - Privates:
Fred G. Peetz, Clinton, Ia.
Walter H. Looft, Ledgard, Ia.
Died from Wounds - Corporal:
Ralph Ellis, Iowa City, Ia.
Died of Disease - Corporal:
Glenn E. Mathews, Farmersburg, Ia.
Wounded Severely - Privates:
Harry H. Baumgardner, Sioux City, Ia.
Oral Fitch, Rome, Ia.
Raymond C. Davidson, Ottumwa, Ia.
Clarence Nading, Nederville, Ia. [? Mederville ?]
Wounded, Degree Undetermined - Corporal:
Dewey H. Bear, Plano, Ia.

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




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