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GIFT OF




OFFICERS AND ENLISTED MEN OF
THE UNITED STATES NAVY WHO
LOST THEIR LIVES DURING THE
WORLD WAR, FROM APRIL 6, 1917
TO NOVEMBER 11, 1918,







WASHINGTON

GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE
1920



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FOREWORD.



The Bureau of Navigation, in publishing this list of those who died in the
Naval Service during the World War, desires to take advantage of the oc-
casion and to express its high appreciation of the patriotism, devotion, and
loyalty of those citizens of the country who have willingly given their lives
to its service. ^^ . * \

To the bereaved ones it wishes to express* }fe deepest sympathy in the losses
they have sustained and to offer them the comforting thought that the de-
parted ones have died nobly, and their memories will ever be held in sacred
esteem by their surviving comrades and by all citizens who appreciate the
services rendered by those who have served in their country's defense.

THOS. WASHINGTON.
Chief of the Bureau of Navigation.
WASHINGTON, D. C.,

March 17, 1920.

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DEATHS IN THE UNITED STATES NAVY FROM APRIL 6, 1917,
TO NOVEMBER 11, 1918.

OFFICERS, REGULAR AND RESERVE.



ABET, JABVIS HAKRY, ensign, United States Naval Reserve Force (class 4).

Died : Attached to U. S. S. Vermont.

Date : October 4, 1918.

Cause: Disease (broncho-pneumonia).

Next of kin: Mrs. Rose Ellen Abey (mother), 222 Lexington Avenue,
Rochester, N. Y.

Appointed from New York.
ADAMS, HABRY E., lieutenant (junior grade), United States Navy.

Died : At United States Naval Air Station, Pauillac, France.

Date: October 5, 1918.

Cause: Disease (pneumonia).

Next of kin : Mamie Adams (wife), R. F. D. 4, Pensacola, Fla.

Appointed from Rhode Island.
AHERN, JOHN BERNARD, gunner, United States Naval Reserve Force (class 4).

Died: On U. S. T. C. Ticonderoga (torpedoed).

Date: September 30, 1918.

Cause: Enemy action.

Next of kin: D. J. Ahern (mother), 556 Brown Avenue, Manchester, N. H.

Appointed from New Hampshire.
ALDEN, SPENCER T., ensign, United States Naval Reserve Force (class 5).

Died : At Naval Air Station, Bay Shore, Long Island.

Date : May 4, 1918.

Cause: Accident (fracture frontal bone, compound).

Next of kin: Samuel R. Alden (father), 17 Bank Block, Fort Wayne, Ind.

Appointed from Michigan.
ALGAR, PHILIP, ensign, United States Naval Reserve Force (class 3).

Died : Navy Base Hospital No. 5, France.

Date: October 15, 1918.

Cause: Disease (pneumonia).

Next of kin : Mrs. Alfred Algar (mother), 193 Central Avenue, Milton, Masai,

Appointed from Massachusetts.
ALLEN, DAVID GORDON, past assistant surgeon, United States Navy.

Died : At Porta Delgada, Azores, attached to U. S. S. Panther.

Date: September 5, 1917.

Cause: Food poison, acute.

Next of kin: Annie Wood (mother), 10 Taylor Street, Savannah, Ga.

Appointed from Georgia.

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ALLEN, EoWARP,: eM'of. boatswain, i Mi ted States Navy.

Died : 'At Brooklyn,' N. '?? '

Date: April 16, 1917.

Cause: Disease (carcinoma).

Next of kin: Mrs. Edward Allen (wife), 802 Washington Street, Hoboken,
N. J.

Appointed from New Jersey.
ALLSTON, FRANK C., lieutenant, United States Naval Reserve Force.

Died: On U. S. S. Westover (torpedoed).

Date: July 11, 1918.

Cause: Enemy action.

Next of kin: M. C. C. Allston, (wife), Summerville, S. C.

Appointed from South Carolina.

ANDREWS, JUNIUS FRANKLIN, ensign, United States Naval Reserve Force
(class 5).

Died : At Naval Air Station, Chatham, Mass.

Date: July 13, 1918.

Cause: Accident (burned to death).

Next of kin: Augusta L. Andrews (mother), 913 Hangier Avenue, Dur-
ham, N. C.

Appointed from Maryland.
ANTOSCH, WALTER, machinist, United States Naval Reserve Force (class 3).

Died: On U. S. S. Westbridge (torpedoed).

Date: August 15, 1918.

Cause: Enemy action.

Next of kin: Anton Antosch (father), 609 Third Avenue, New York, N. Y.

Appointed from New York.

AEBOGAST, WHELDAN SMITH, ensign, United States Naval Reserve Force
(class 3).

Died : On Herman Frasch when it collided with G. C. Henry.

Date: October 4, 1918.

Cause: Accident.

Next of kin: Sarah Ellen, Arbogast (mother), 313 West Jefferson Street,
Springfield, Ohio.

Appointed from Ohio.
ABNOLD, CON WAY H., rear admiral, United States Navy (retired).

Died: At home.

Date : July 16, 1917.

Cause: Disease (nephritis, chronic, interstitial).

Next of kin: Fanny W. Arnold (wife), 800 Riverside Drive, New York,
N. Y.

Appointed from New York.
ASPEB, BITRT J., lieutenant (junior grade) (Medical Corps) United States Navy.

Died : On U. S. S. Cyclops when reported missing.

Date : June 14, 1918.

Cause: Accident.

Next of kin: John C. Asper (father), 329 South Main Street, Chambers-
burg, Pa.

Appointed from Maryland.
AVEBILL, RAY RUFUS, ensign, United States Naval Reserve Force (class 3).

Died : On U. S. S. Tenadores.

Date : October 17, 1918.

Cause: Disease (pneumonia).

Next of kin : Helen B. Averill (wife) Wentworth, N. H.

Appointed from Massachusetts.



AVERT, ROBEBT GILBERT, lieutenant, United States Naval Reserve Force (class 3).

Died: At Naval Hospital, Norfolk, Va.

Date: October 8, 1918.

Cause: Disease (lobar pneumonia).

Next of kin: Ella May Avery (wife), 137 East Avenue, South, Balti-
more, Md.

Appointed from Maryland.

BARNES, MERRITT HAWTHORNE, ensign, United States Naval Reserve Force
(class 4).

Died: Naval Hospital, Washington, D. C.

Date: October 20, 1918.

Cause: Disease (influenza, pneumonia).

Next of kin: Mabel B. Richardson (mother), 56 Liberty Street, Danvers,
Mass.

Appointed from Pennsylvania.
BARNEY, EDWARD SELBY, ensign (Supply Corps), United States Navy.

Died : At Fort Lyon, Colo.

Date : May 21, 1918.

Cause: Disease (tuberculosis, pulmonary, chronic).

Next of kin: Jean Barney (wife), 2220 Blake Street, Berkeley, Calif.

Appointed from West Virginia.
BARRY, EDMUND BORTON, ensign, United States Naval Reserve Force (class 5).

Died: At United States Naval Air Station, St. Trojan, France.

Date: August 22, 1918.

Cause: Accident (result of explosion of bomb on seaplane).

Next of kin- Edmund P. Barry (father), 52 Cady Street, Rochester, N. Y.

Appointed from New York.
BATE, ALBERT JOHN, ensign, United States Naval Reserve Force (class 3).

Died: At Base Hospital No. 6.,

Date: September 19, 1918.

Cause: Disease (lobar pneumonia).

Next of kin: Edmond Hill Bate (brother), 50 Church Street, New York,
N. Y.

Appointed from California.
BAUME, THOMAS AUSTIN, boatswain, United States Navy.

Died: Mare Island, Calif.

Date: October 23, 1918.

Cause: Disease (influenza).

Next of kin: Mrs. Frances Elizabeth Baume (wife), 438 York Street,
Vallejo, Calif.

Appointed from California.
BAUSH, ROBERT O., lieutenant commander, United States Navy.

Died : On U., S. S. Solace.

Date: February 14, 1918.

Cause: Accident (fall).

Next of kin: Mrs. Lucille B. Baush (wife), care of W. D. Belt, jr., 901
S. W. Life Building, Dallas, Tex.

Appointed from Pennsylvania.
BECKHARDT, JOSEPH S., pay clerk, United States Naval Reserve Force (class 3).

Died : At Naval Hospital, New York.

Date: April 18, 1918.

Cause: Disease (diphtheria).

Next of kin: Mrs. Martha Jane Lamb Beckhardt (mother), 90 South
Howell Street, Hillsdale, Mich.

Appointed from Michigan.



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BEECHEB, JAMES SWAIN, lieutenant commander (Supply Corps), United States
Navy.

Died : St. Mary's Hospital, Brooklyn, N. Y.

Date: October 9, 1918.

Cause: Disease (influenza, pneumonia).

Next of kin: Mr. Henry L. Beecher (brother), 404 South German Street,
New Ulm, Conn.

Appointed from Minnesota.
BELCHER, BUKTON ELIAS, lieutenant (Medical Corps), United States Navy.

Died: On U. S. S. Mercury.

Date: October 20, 1918.

Cause: Disease (influenza complicated with pneumonia).

Next of kin: Mrs. Eleanor B. Belcher (wife), Gloucester, Va.

Appointed from Florida.
BELL, ALEXANDER BROWN, ensign, United States Naval Reserve Force (class 3).

Died: Naval Hospital, Norfolk, Va.

Date: October 25, 1918.

Cause: Disease (broncho-pneumonia).

Next of kin: Mrs. Jessie Bell (mother), 821 Irving Street, Portland, Oreg.

Appointed from Oregon.

BELL, EDWARD EVERETT, Jr., lieutenant (junior grade), (Supply Corps), United
States Navy.

Died : At home (address below).

Date: October 13, 1918.

Cause: Disease (Spanish influenza).

Next of kin: Mrs. Leonia Royer Bell (mother), 490 Broad Avenue, Leonia,
N. J.

Appointed from New York.
BELLAK, JOSEPH FAUSSETT, ensign, United States Naval Reserve Force (class 4).

Died: At home.

Date: October 4, 1918.

Cause: Disease (pneumonia).

Next of kin: Blanche Agnes Bellak (mother), 2102 O Street NW., Wash-
ington, D. -C.

Appointed from Pennsylvania.
BENNETT, JOHN WILLIAM, boatswain, United States Navy.

Died: Navy Yard, Philadelphia, Pa.

Date : February 2, 1918.

Cause: Accident (seaplane).

Next of kin: Kate Bennett (mother), 12 Holland Road, Worcester, Mass.

Appointed from Massachusetts.
BENNETT, WILLIAM, lieutenant, United States Naval Reserve Force (class 4).

Died: U. S. S. Ticonderoga (torpedoed).

Date: September 20, 1918.

Cause : Enemy action.

Next of kin : Rachael Bennett, 384 Lovell Street, East Boston, Mass.

Appointed from Massachusetts.
BEBABD, EMILE CRESSY, ensign, United States Naval Reserve Force (class 4).

Died : United States Naval Hospital, Norfolk, Va.

Date: October 12, 1918.

Cause: Disease (pneumonia).

Next of kin: Alphonsine Berard (wife), 12 Tenth Street, West New York,
N. J.

Appointed from New York.



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BERGEN, Louis JOSEPH, ensign, United States Naval Reserve Force.

Died: Hospital, Ravena, Italy.

Date: September 15, 1918.

Cause: Accident (aeroplane).

Next of kin: Helen Jane Bergen (mother), 20 Austin Street, Kew Gardens,
Long Island, N. Y.

Appointed from New York.
BIQELMAN, HARRY CLIFFORD, ensign, United States Reserve Force (class 4).

Died: Hampton Roads, Va.

Date: October 21, 1918.

Cause: Disease (influenza).

Next of kin : Bertie Louis Bigelman (wife), Acorn Point, Hampton, Va.

Appointed from Florida.
BJORNSTAD, BERNARD, lieutenant (Supply Corps), United States Navy.

Died : Red Cross Military Hospital No. 8, Paris, France.

Date : October 6, 1918.

Cause: Disease (pneumonia).

Next of kin : J. O. Bjornstad (father), Brule, Wis.

Appointed from Wisconsin.

BLACKSTONE, HERBERT WILLIAM, gunner, United States Naval Reserve Force
(class 3) (R).

Died : Naval Hospital, Charleston, S. C.

Date: October 12, 1918.

Cause: Disease (pnuemonia, lobar).

Next of kin: Herbert A. Blackstone (father), The Weirs, N. H.

Appointed from New York.
BLAKELY, FRANK DURHAM, lieutenant (junior grade), United States Navy.

Died: At home (address below).

Date: March 23, 1918.

Cause: Disease (pneumonia lobar).

Next of kin: Polly Blakely (wife), 600 West One hundred and seventy-
eighth Street, New York, N. Y.

Appointed from New Jersey.
BOH AN, JOSEPH FRANCIS, ensign, United States Naval Reserve Force (class 3).

Died: Marseille, France.

Date: October 18, 1918.

Cause: Disease (pneumonia).

Next of kin: Agnes Teresa Bohan (mother), 410 Gaston Street, Sa-
vannah, Ga.

Appointed from Georgia.
BOLAND, JOHN JAMES, ensign, United States Naval Reserve Force (class 3).

Died: U. S. A. T. C. Ticonderoga (torpedoed).

Date : September 30, 1918.

Cause: Enemy action.

Next of kin: Mrs. Mary Madeline Boland (wife), 471 Jackson Avenue,
Bronx, N. Y.

Appointed from New York.
BOLIN, HARRY DOUGLAS, lieutenant (junior grade), United States Navy.

Died: Depew, N. Y.

Date: October 15, 1918.

Cause: Disease (influenza).

Next of kin: Louise Elnora Bolin (wife), 824 Beecher Street, Indianap-
olis, Ind.

Appointed from Indiana.



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BOLLES, RICHARD BENATJLPH, assistant paymaster, United States Navy.

Died: Santa Rosa, Calif.

Date: February 19, 1918.

Cause: Disease (carcinoma of liver).

Next of kin: Mrs. Bessie Bolles (wife), 1419 East First Street, Long
Beach, Calif.

Appointed from Massachusetts.
BONNER, WILLIAM JOSEPH, ensign, United States Naval Reserve Force (class 3).

Died : On the U. S. S. Tjikenbang.

Date: September 20, 1918.

Cause: Disease (pneumonia, lobar).

Next of kin: George F. Bonner (father), 395 Talbot Avenue, Dorchester,
Mass.

Appointed from .
BOORSE, ARTHUR LEE, ensign, United States Naval Reserve Force (class 5).

Died : At Brest, France.

Date: August 21, 1918.

Cause: Accident (seaplane).

Next of kin: Mrs. Evelyn Glass Boorse (wife), 2030 Quinlan Avenue,
Birmingham, Ala.

Appointed from Wisconsin.

BORRELL, LEONARD PASCAL, gunner (E), United States Naval Reserve Force
(class 2).

Died: Navy Annex Hospital, Philadelphia, Pa.

Date : September 28, 1918.

Cause: Disease (influenza).

Next of kin: Mrs. L. P. Borrell (mother), 44 Oliver Street, Bloomfleld,
N. J. ; Mrs. Mable H. Borrell (wife), 10 Carroll Street, East Orange, N. J.

Appointed from New Jersey.
BOSTROM, CARL AUGUSTUS, lieutenant commander, United States Navy.

Died : Naval Hospital, Hampton Roads, Va.

Date: February 26, 1918.

Cause: Disease (pneumonia, lobar).

Next of kin: Mrs. Christine Bostrom (mother), 531 Seventh Street NB.,
Washington, D. C.

Appointed from Ohio.
BOURNIQUE, JOY CURTIS, ensign, United States Naval Reserve Force.

Died : Pensacola, Fla.

Date: September 24, 1918.

Cause: Accident (seaplane).

Next of kin: Eugene A. Bournique (father), 701 First National Bank
Building, Chicago, 111.

Appointed from Illinois.

BOWER, THOMAS TAYLOR, lieutenant, United States Naval Reserve Force
(class 1).

Died : Naval Hospital, Washington, D. C.

Date : October 11, 1918.

Cause: Disease (influenza pneumonia).

Next of kin: Mrs. Helen Sarah Bower (wife), Indianhead, Md.

Appointed from Pennsylvania.

BOWES, HENRY J., lieutenant (junior grade), United States Naval Reserve Force
(class 4).

Died : On board submarine chaser No. 209.



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BOWES, HENRY J. Continued.

Date : August 27, 1918.

Cause: Accident (sunk).

Next of kin: Mrs. Evaline H. Bowes (wife), Wellwood Avenue, Merchant-
ville, N. J.

Appointed from Pennsylvania.
BOWMAN, CHARLES GRIMES, commodore (retired), United States Navy.

Died: Milwaukee Hospital, Milwaukee, Wis.

Date: October 5, 1918.

Cause: Disease (carcinoma of stomach).

Next of kin : Josephine McF. Bowman (wife), Delphi, Ind.

Appointed from Indiana.
BOWMAN, JOHN CLINTON, lieutenant (junior grade), (Medical Corps), Reserve

Force (class 4).
Died : At Naval Hospital, Philadelphia, Pa.

Date: October 2, 1918.

Cause: Disease (pneumonia, influenza).

Next of kin: H. N. Bowman (half brother), Canton, Ohio.

Appointed from Ohio.
BREARLEY, SPENCER C., carpenter (retired), United States Navy.

Died: Naval Hospital, N. Y.

Date: May 8, 1917.

Cause: Disease (nephritis, chronic, parenchymatous).

Next of kin: Anna E. Brearley (wife), 72 Sylvan Street, Rutherford,
Bergen County, N. J.

Appointed from Pennsylvania.
BREED, FRANCIS RANDALL, ensign, Reserve Force.

Died: At Rochester, N. Y.

Date: October 15, 1918.

Cause: Disease (pneumonia).

Next of kin: Julia B. French (sister), Brighton, N. Y. R. F. D. 1.

Appointed from New York.
BRICKHOUSE, WILLIAM HENRY, ensign (Supply Corps), Reserve Force (class 4).

Died: Naval Hospital, Portsmouth, Va.

Date: October 5, 1918.

Cause: Disease (pneumonia, broncho, influenza).

Next of kin: Ida E. Brickhouse (wife), 418 West Thirty-fifth Street,
Norfolk, Va.

Appointed from Virginia.
BRINKHAM, ROBERT CHARLES, lieutenant, Reserve Force (class 3).

Died : United States Naval Hospital, Philadelphia, Pa.

Date: October 8, 1918.

Cause: Disease (pneumonia, broncho, influenza).

Next of kin: Fred A. Brinkman (brother), 240 Grand Street, Jersey
City, N. J.

Appointed from New York.
BROOKS, JONOTHAN, paymaster, United States Navy.

Died: Redlands, Calif.

Date: July 12, 1918.

Cause: Disease (tuberculosis).

Next of kin: Mary Elizabeth Brooks (wife), Redlands, Calif.

Appointed from Massachusetts.



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BBOWN, HENKY CABTWBIGHT, ensign, Reserve Force (class 3).

Died: On U. S. S. Buena Ventura (torpedoed).

Date : September 16, 1918.

Cause: Enemy action.

Next of kin : John C. Brown (father), 937 Bergen Street, Brooklyn, N. Y.

Appointed from New York.
BBOWN, HUGH, lieutenant commander, United States Navy.

Died : At Naval Hospital, Chelsea, Mass.

Date : September 26, 1918.

Cause: Disease (influenza).

Next of kin: Estelle Johnson Brown (wife), care of Indiana Trust Co.,
Indianapolis, Ind.

Appointed from Indiana.

BBUNS, CHRISTOPHEB LESLIE, lieutenant (junior grade) (retired), United States
Navy.

Died : St. Elizabeths Hospital, Washington, D. C.

Date : September 24, 1918.

Cause: Disease (dementia paralytica).

Next of kin: Carmelite Constant Bruns (wife), 2647 Broadway, New
York, N. Y.

Appointed from New York.
BUFFUM, WILLIAM HENBY, lieutenant, Reserve Force (class 4).

Died: United States Naval Hospital, Liverpool, England.

Date : October 13, 1918.

Cause: Disease (pneumonia, lobar).

Next of kin: Edith Campbell Buffum (wife), 37 George Street, Providence,
R. I.

Appointed from Rhode Island.
BTJBLING, JOSEPH EDGAB, pay clerk, Reserve Force (class 3).

Died : Brooklyn, N. Y.

Date : October 15, 1918.

Cause: Disease (pneumonia lobar following influenza).

Next of kin: Elsie M. Burling (wife), 693 Quincy Street, Brooklyn, N. Y.

Appointed from New York.
BUBNS, JOHN LEWIS, gunner, United States Navy.

Died : Naval Hospital, Portsmouth, N. H.

Date : August 6, 1918.

Cause: Accident (wound, gunshot, skull).

Next of kin : Michael N. Burns (father), Birchardsville, Pa., R. F. D.

Appointed from New York.
BUBROUGHS, ALONZO CEONIEB, chief carpenter (retired), United States Navy.

Died: Norfolk, Va.

Date : April 16, 1918.

Cause: Disease (cardiac dilation, acute).

Next of kin: Mrs. Ida V. Burroughs (wife), 223 Thirty-third Street, Nor-
folk, Va.

Appointed from Virginia.
BUBTON, WALTEE GAEL, ensign, United States Naval Reserve Force.

Died : Fabiola Hospital, Oakland, Calif.

Date : June 15, 1917.

Cause: Accident (result of injuries received in collision between auto and
electric train).

Next of kin: Georgia Edith Burton (wife), 519 Virginia Street, Vallejo,
Calif.

Appointed from California.



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BUTTEEWORTH, WILLIAM H., ensign, NNV.
Died: Naval Hospital, Chelsea, Mass.
Date : August 7, 1917.

Cause: Disease (meningitis, cerebrospinal).
Next of kin: C. N. Emerson (best friend), 176 Ley den Street, East Boston,

Mass.
Appointed from Massachusetts.

CAIN, JOHN J., ensign, United States Naval Reserve Force.

Died: On U. S. S. Cyclops (when reported missing).

Date: June 14, 1918.

Cause: Accident.

Next of kin: Mrs. Ellen Purcell, (sister), Fairview, Colo.

Appointed from Colorado.

CALDWELL, RALPH DILLINGHAM, ensign, United States Naval Reserve Force,
(class 3).

Died: U. S. S. Westover (torpedoed).

Date: July 11, 1918.

Cause: Enemy action.

Next of kin : Lena S. Caldwell (mother), 20 Runnels Street, Woodfords, Me.

Appointed from Maine.

CALHOUN, CHARLES RAYMOND, lieutenant commander United States Naval Re-
serve Force (class 3).

Died : At base hospital, No. 101, France.

Date: October 21, 1918.

Cause: Accident.

Next of kin: Lucy Brewer Calhoun (wife), 1412 East Columbia Avenue,
Philadelphia, Pa.

Appointed from Pennsylvania.
CANNING, AUSTIN PETER, lieutenant United States Naval Reserve Force (class 4).

Died : Navy Base Hospital No. 5.

Date: September 27, 1918.

Cause: Disease (pneumonia).

Next of kin: Catherine Theresa Canning (wife), 34 Fourth Place, Brook-
lyn, N. Y.

Appointed from New York.
CARPENTER, HOWARD C., ensign, United States Naval Reserve Force (class 4).

Died: Naval Hospital, Pittsburgh, Pa.

Date: May 28, 1918.

Cause: Disease (spinal meningitis).

Next of kin: Mrs. and Mr. John W. Carpenter (parents), Wheeling, W. Va.
(Hotel Windsor).

Appointed from Pennsylvania.
CARRIGER, HARRY JOHN, ensign, United States Naval Reserve Force (class 3).

Died : Mare Island, Calif.

Date : October 13, 1918.

Cause: Disease (lobar pneumonia).

Next of kin: Mollie Elizabeth Carriger (mother), Minaid, Tex.

Appointed from Texas.
CARROLL, MICHAEL JAMES, lieutenant (junior grade), Reserve Force (Medical

Corps) (class 4).

Died : Naval Hospital, Newport, R. I.

Date : September 29, 1918.



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CARROLL, MICHAEL JAMES Continued.

Cause: Disease (pneumonia, lobar).

Next of kin: Mary W. Carroll (sister), Maine Street, Lenox, Mass.

Appointed from Massachusetts.
CASKEY, GARDNER LENNON, commander, United States Navy.

Died : Garison Hospital, Berehaven, Ireland.

Date : November 2, 1918.

Cause: Disease (pneumonia, broncho).

Next of kin: Henrietta H. Caskey (wife), Orangeburg, S. C.

Appointed from Michigan.
CATCHPOLE, HARRY G., ensign, United States Naval Reserve Force.

Died : Near Five Fathom Lightship, Cape May, N. J.

Date : September 14, 1918.

Cause: Accident (seaplane).

Next of kin: Anna Mary Catchpole (mother), 1674 Amherst Street,
Buffalo, N. Y.

Appointed from New York.
GATE, LAWRENCE HILL, ensign, United States Naval Reserve Force (class 5).

Died : At Naval Station, Pensacola, Fla.

Date : October 9, 1918.

Cause: Disease (pneumonia, lobar).

Next of kin: Frederick Gate (mother), Weymouth. Mass.

Appointed from Massachusetts.
CHASE, VOLNEY O., captain, United States Navy.

Died : At Washington, D. C.

Date : June 25, 1917.

Cause: Disease (syncope at angina pectoris).

Next of kin: Susan B. Chase (wife), 1856 Mintwood Place NW., Washing-
ton, D. C.

Appointed from Louisiana.
CHENEY, RICHARD H., chief gunner (retired), United States Navy.

Died : At Naval Hospital, Philadelphia, Pa.

Date : May 19, 1917.

Cause: Disease (arterial sclerosis, general).

Next of kin: Alice Cheney (mother), 59 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, Pa.

Appointed from Pennsylvania.
CHILDS, EARL W. F., lieutenant, United States Navy.

Died : While serving with British Navy.

Date: (About) March 7, 1918.

Cause: Accident (drowned).

Next of kin: Margaret F. Childs (mother), 125 West Market Street, Lewis-
town, Pa.; Gertrude Boucher Childs (wife), 1144 Eighty-fourth Street,
Brooklyn, N. Y.

Appointed from Pennsylvania.

CHISHOLM, GEORGE ALEXANDER, lieutenant (junior grade), United States Naval
Reserve Force.

Died : On IT. S. S. Los Angeles.

Date : September 29, 1918.

Cause: Disease (pneumonia).

Next of kin: Lillian Chisholm (sister), 25 Highland Avenue, Newtonville.
Mass.

Appointed from Massachusetts.



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CHRISTIANSEN, RUSHMER C., lieutenant, Medical Corps, United States Navy.

Died : At Mare Island, Calif.

Date : October 18, 1918.

Cause: Disease (influenza).

Next of kin: Ruth L. Christiansen (wife), 1646 Walnut Street, Berkeley,
Calif.

Appointed from California.
CLARK, ROBERT F., ensign, United States Naval Reserve Force.

Died : Brest, France.

Date: August 21, 1918.

Cause: Accident (seaplane).

Next of kin: Robert J. Clark (father), 94 Village Street, Dedham, Mass.

Appointed from Massachusetts.
CLARKE, CHARLES F., lieutenant, United States Naval Reserve Force (class 4).

Died : Naval Hospital, Chelsea, Mass.

Date : August 16, 1917.

Cause: Disease (nephritis, chronic, parenchymatous).

Next of kin: Mary E: Clarke (wife), Calais, Me.

Appointed from Maine.
CLEMENTS, JAMES RENVILLE, ensign, Reserve Force (class 5).

Died: At Red Cross Military Hospital, No. 1, France (Paris).

Date : October 8, 1918.

Cause: Disease (pneumonia).

Next of kin : William L. Clements ( father ), Industrial Works, Bay City, Mich.

Appointed from Michigan.
CLEPHANE, ALAN O., lieutenant (junior grade), Reserve Force (class 4).

Died: At home (address below).

Date: January 13, 1918.

Cause: Disease (pleurisy).

Next of kin: Mrs. Alan O. Clephane (wife). 1869 Mintwood Place NW.,
Washington, D. C.

Appointed from District of Columbia.
COMLY, SAMUEL P., rear admiral (retired), United States Navy.

Died : At Woodbury, N. J.

Date : April 10, 1918.

Cause: Disease (carcinoma of stomach).

Next of kin : Hannah L. Comly (wife), 237 Poplar Avenue, Woodbury, N. J.

Appointed from New Jersey.
CONRADI, JOHN P., ensign, United States Navy.

Died : Naval Hospital, New York, N. Y.

Date : March 20, 1918.

Cause: Disease (lobar pneumonia).

Next of kin: J. P. Conradi (wife), 88 Clinton Avenue, Brooklyn, N. Y.

Appointed from New York.
COOK, NORMAN SMALL, lieutenant (junior grade), Reserve Force.

Died: At Base 19, Lerient, France. (Commanding Douglas.)

Date : August 4, 1918.

Cause: Disease (myocarditis, chronic).

Next of kin: Jennie W. Cook (wife), Provincetown, Mass.

Appointed from Massachusetts.



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COOKE, ROBEKT P., assistant paymaster, Reserve Force (class 2).

Died: Naval Hospital, Norfolk, Va.

Date : February 26, 1918.



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