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Died : Naval hospital, Chelsea, Mass., June 28, 1918.

Cause: Cerebrospinal fever.

Next of kin : Mrs. Ida J. Berry, Claremont, 111.

BERRY, ROBERT MCKINLEY, apprentice seaman, United States Naval Reserve
Force.

Enlisted: Nashville, Tenn., July 24, 1918.

Died: Navy submarine station, Los Angeles, Calif., October 14, 1918.

Cause: Influenza.

Next of kin: Mother, Hattie J. Berry, 512 East Main Street, Knoxville,

Tenn.

BEERYMAN, ARTHUR CLINTON, yeoman, first class, United States Naval Reserve
Force.

Enlisted : Baltimore, Md., January 31, 1918.

Died : Section base No. 1, Baltimore, Md., October 19, 1918.

Cause: Pneumonia.

Next of kin : Mother, Susan E. Berryman, Reistertown, Md.
BESSEY, ALDEN ERASTUS, landsman for machinist's mate (MB), United States
Navy.

Enlisted: Portland, Oreg., November 15, 1917.

Died : Naval hospital, League Island, Pa., February 5, 1918.

Cause: Tuberculosis, chronic pulmonary.

Next of kin : Mother, Clara C. Bessey, Marshfield, Oreg.
BEST, CHRISTIAN HENRY, fireman, third class, United States Navy.

Enlisted : Salt Lake City, Utah, June 14, 1917.

Died : Naval hospital, Key West, Fla., October 16, 1918.

Cause : Pneumonia, lobar.

Next of kin : Mother, Mary Best, Panguitch, Utah.

BEST, LYLE CLARKES, seaman, second class, United States Navy.

Enlisted : Great Lakes, 111., February 14, 1918.

Died : Naval training station, Great Lakes, 111., August 27, 1918.

Cause: Diptheria.

Next of kin : Mother, Carrie Best, Fairbury, 111.

BETTISWORTH, ARTHUR ROLLAND, carpenter's mate, second class, United States
Naval Reserve Force.

Enlisted: Kansas City, Mo., May 29, 1918.

Died : Camp hospital No. 35, Winchester, England, October 6, 1918.

Cause: Pneumonia.

Next of kin : Father, Andrew J. Bettisworth, Coffeyville, Kans.
BEVINGTON, RUSSELL DONALD, landsman for yeoman, United States Navy.

Enlisted : Detroit, Mich., June 1, 1917.

Died: Naval station, Great Lakes, 111., January 10, 1918.

Cause: Heart block.

Next of kin : Mother, Lura Bevington, 1966 East Grand Boulevard, Detroit,
Mich.



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BEYEA, WILLIS EDWIN, coxswain, United States Naval Reserve Force.

Enlisted : Syracuse, N. Y., July 25, 1917.

Died : Marine hospital, Stapleton, Staten Island, N. Y., October 12, 1918.

Cause: Pneumonia, lobar.

Next of kin : Father, David Beyea, Union Springs, N. Y.
BEYER, OSCAR WENDELL, electrician, third class (G), United States Navy.

Enlisted: Denver, Colo., November 20, 1916.

Died : Naval hospital, League Island, Pa., March 8, 1918.

Cause: Pneumonia.

Next of kin : Mother, Ida L. Beyer, 3901 South Maroposa Street, Englewood,

Colo.
BEYERSDORF. OTTO CARL, pattern maker, second class, United States Navy.

Enlisted : Milwaukee, Wis., March 8, 1918.

Died : Receiving ship at Philadelphia, Pa., August 14, 1918.

Cause: Pneumonia.

Next of kin : Father, William Beyersdorf, 608 Sommerville Avenue, Menom-

inee, Mich.
BEYNON, GEORGE ADAMS, fireman, third class, United States Navy.

Enlisted : Cincinnati, Ohio, July 11, 1918.

Died : Naval training station, Great Lakes, 111., September 4, 1918.

Cause : Diabelies mellities.

Next of kin : Mother, Ollie Beynon, 379 Taylor Avenue, Columbus, Ohio.
BICKEL, CHARLES CANNOY, seaman, second class, United States Naval Reserve
Force.

Enlisted : Omaha, Nebr., June 8, 1918.

Died : Naval hospital, Great Lakes, 111., September 25, 1918.

Cause : Influenza.

Next of kin : Father, Charles C. Bickel, University Place, Nebr.
BICKFORD, SETH PERKINS, boatswain's mate, second class, United States Navy.

Enlisted : Cavite, P. I., July 14, 1917.

Died : U. S. S. Tjisenbang, September 19, 1918.

Cause: Pneumonia, lobar.

Next of kin : Father, Edward P. Blackford, New Market, N. H.
BICKLEY, JOHN RONALD, fireman, first class, United States Navy.

Enlisted : New York, N. Y., November 3, 1917.

Died : New York, N. Y., October 16, 1918.

Cause : Pneumonia, iobar.

Next of kin : Wife, Mary Tressa Bickley, 29 Gardiner Street, Cohoes, N. Y.
BICKNELL, ADELBEKT HUGH, seaman, second class, United States Naval Reserve
Force.

Enlisted : Boston, Mass., April 26, 1917.

Died: Naval reserve training station, Bumkin Island, Mass., August 16,
1917.

Cause: Drowning.

Next of kin : Mother, Abbie M. Bicknell, 28 Chatham Road, Everett, Mass.
BIDDLE, HERBERT MARTIN, quartermaster, third class, United States Naval
Reserve Force.

Enlisted : Philadelphia, Pa., April 11, 1917.

Died : U. S. S. Cherokee, February 26, 1918.

Cause : Lost when vessel foundered.

Next of kin: Mother, Emma Biddle, 21 North Robinson Street, Philadel-
phia, Pa.



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BIDSTKUP, EVERETT, seaman, second class, United States Naval Reserve Force.

Enlisted : Detroit, Mich., July 5, 1918.
' Died : Naval hospital, Great Lakes, 111., October 1, 1918.
Cause: Influenza.

Next of kin : Mother, Helene Marie Bidstrup, R. R. 1, Remus, Mich.
BIEGEET, ROBERT BREHM, seaman, second class, United States Naval Reserve

Force.

Enlisted : Buffalo, N. Y., April 29, 1918.
Died : Naval hospital, Great Lakes, 111., September 22, 1918.
Cause: Influenza.

Next of kin : Father, Fred Henry Biegert, Girard, Pa.
JBiELATowicz, JOHN WILLIAM, seaman, second class, United States Navy.
Enlisted: Baltimore, Md., October 16, 1916.
Died : U. S. S. Jacob Jones, December 6, 1917.
Cause: Killed in action with enemy submarine.

Next of kin : Uncle, Anthony Kuchta, 1118 South Kenwood Avenue, Balti-
more, Md.

BIGGER, DAVID WATSON, apprentice seaman, United States Navy.
Enlisted: Columbia, S. C., November 8, 1917.
Died : Naval hospital, Norfolk, Va., December 13, 1917.
Cause : Broncho-pneumonia.

Next of kin : Mother, Ferrie Bigger, R. R. 2, York, S. C.

BIGGER, JOSEPH ALBIN, plumber and fitter,' United States Naval Reserve Force.
Enlisted: San Francisco, Calif., December 13, 1917.
Died : Naval hospital, Mare Island, Calif., August 24, 1918.
Cause: Pneumonia, broncho.
Next of kin: Wife, Alice Clare Bigger, 700 Post Street, San Francisco,

Calif.
BIGGERSTAFF, ALEXANDER CAMPBELL, seaman, second class, United States Naval

Reserve Force.

Enlisted : Albany, N. Y., June 7, 1918.

Died : Naval hospital, Pelham Bay Park, N. Y., October 12, 1918.
Cause : Pneumonia, broncho.
Next of kin: Wife, Jessie Biggerstaff, 143 Barrett Street, Schenectady,

N. Y.

BIGGERSTAFF, JAMES HUGHBERT, apprentice seaman, United States Navy.
Enlisted : Kansas City, Mo., November 23, 1917.
Died : St. Lukes Hospital, Chicago, 111., January 7, 1918.
Cause: Pneumonia.

Next of kin : Father, Ed Biggerstaff, Pleasant Hill, Mo.
BIGGS, DEWEY, blacksmith, second class, United States Naval Reserve Force

(A.).

Enlisted: Chicago, 111., May 31, 1918.

Died : Naval air station, Treguier, France, October 4, 1918.
Cause: Pneumonia, lobar.

Next of kin : Mother, Clara Biggs, Rensselaer, Ind.
BILDERBACK, CHARLES MILLARD, landsman for machinist's mate (A.), United

States Naval Reserve Force.
Enlisted : Des Moines, Iowa, June 26, 1918.
Died : Naval hospital, Great Lakes, 111., October 15, 1918.
Cause: Influenza.
Next of kin : Father, Joseph E. Bilderback, Adel, Iowa.

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BILHEIMER, NEWBERRY SAMUEL, apprentice seaman, United States Naval Re-
serve Force.

Enlisted: Allentown, Pa., July 26, 1918.

Died : Naval hospital, Puget Sound, Wash., September 30, 1918.

Cause: Pneumonia, lobar.

Next of kin : Wife, Florence E. Bilheimer, Easton, Pa.

BILLHEIMER, GEORGE ROBERT, fireman, third class, United States Naval Reserve
Force.

Enlisted: Richmond, Va., June 6, 1918.

Died : U. S. S. Mercy, October 9, 1918.

Cause : Broncho-pneumonia.

Next of kin : Father, Abram Billheimer, Keezletown, Va.
BILLINGS, LESLIE EDWIN, seaman, United States Navy.

Enlisted: Hartford, Conn., June SO, 1917.

Died: U. S. S. Mercy, October 6, 1918.

Cause: Pneumonia.

Next of kin : Father, Edwin Henry Billings, West Street, Bristol, Vt.
BINETTE, THOMAS JOSEPH, seaman, United States Navy.

Enlisted : Portland, Me., March 21, 1917.

Died : Naval hospital, Philadelphia, Pa., September 25, 1918.

Cause: Influenza.

Next of kin : Mother, Balzemire Binette, 35 State Street, Sanford, Me.
BINHACK, RUSSELL EDWIN, seaman, second class, United States Naval Reserve
Force.

Enlisted: Indianapolis, Ind., June 6, 1918.

Died : Naval hospital, Puget Sound, Wash., October 8, 1918.

Cause: Influenza.

Next of kin: Mother, Hester Binhack, motor route A, Princeton, Ind.
BIRD, ELMER, baker, first class, Fleet Naval Reserve.

Enlisted: Houston, Tex., February 1, 1918.

Died : Naval hospital, Gulfport, Miss., October 12, 1918.

Cause: Influenza.

Next of kin : Father, W. B. Bird, Crystal City, Tex.
BIRD, FRANK RAYMOND, apprentice seaman, United States Naval Reserve Force.

Enlisted : Philadelphia, Pa., July 10, 1918.

Died: Naval hospital, Great Lakes, 111., September 30, 1918.

Cause: Influenza.

Next of kin : Wife, Cleo Cox Bird, 821 Ford Avenue, Youngstown, Ohio.
BIRELEY, FORREST MCKINLEY, seaman, second class, United States Naval Reserve
Force.

Enlisted : Cincinnati, Ohio, June 3, 1918.

Died : U. S. S. Rochester, September 27, 1918.

Cause: Pneumonia.

Next of kin : Father, Wade G. Bireley, 714 C^vington Avenue, Piqua, Ohio.
BISBEE, CLAUDE LEON, apprentice seaman, United States Navy.

Enlisted: Portland, Oreg., April 17, 1917.

Died : Naval hospital, Newport, R. I., May 28, 1917.

Cause: Pneumonia, lobar.

Next of kin : Mother, Mabel Bisbee, Canton, Me.



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BISCHE, OSCAR JOHN, electrician, third class (R.), United States Naval Reserve
Force.

Enlisted : Indianapolis, Ind., May 28, 1918.

Died: Naval hospital, Chelsea, Mass., September 25, 1918.

Cause: Influenza.

Next of kin : Mother, Frances Stratman, St. Anthony, Ind.
BISH, WALTER BENJAMIN, fireman, third class, United States Navy.

Enlisted : Philadelphia, Pa., April 20, 1917.

Died : Naval hospital, Norfolk, Va., May 22, 1917.

Cause: Tuberculosis, chronic pulmonary.

Next of kin : Uncle, Stanley Bish, 3176 Richmond Street, Philadelphia, Pa.
BISHOP, RADER MILTON, seaman, second class, United States Navy.

Enlisted : Richmond, Va., April 20, 1917.

Died : U. S. S. Covwgton, January 21, 1918.

Cause: Drowning.

Next of kin : Father, Luther G. Bishop, 457 Fourteenth Street NW., Roa-

noke, Va.
BISSELL, NAT HARRY, seaman, second class, United States Naval Reserve Force.

Enlisted: Detroit, Mich., May 28, 1918.

Died : Naval hospital, Great Lakes, 111., September 22, 1918.

Cause: Influenza.

Next of kin : Mother, Edith Bissell, Rural Route 3, Lakeview, Mich.
BITTNER, ALBERT, fireman, second class, United States Naval Reserve Force.

Enlisted: Indianapolis, Ind., May 8, 1918.

Died: Methodist Episcopal Hospital, Brooklyn, N. Y., October 14, 1918.

Cause : Pneumonia, broncho.

Next of kin : Wife, Florence D. Bittner, 529 West Abbott Street, Indianapo-
lis, Ind.
BIVINS, EDWIN LEE, yeoman, first class, United States Navy.

Enlisted: Dallas, Tex., February 10, 1917.

Died : Navy base hospital 5, October 7, 1918.

Cause : Pneumonia.

Next of kin : Father, W. O. Bivins, Bella, Tex.
BIXHY, HARRY LEE, apprentice seaman, United States Navy.

Enlisted: Salt Lake City, Utah, December 14, 1917.

Died : Naval training camp, San Diego, Calif., March 29, 1918.

Cause : Pneumonia, lobar.

Next of kin: Mother, Laura Bixby, Sidney, Nebr.
BLACK, JOHN BALMER, gunner's mate, second class, United States Navy.

Enlisted: Philadelphia, Pa., December 15, 1914.
^iX/Died: H. M. S. Leinster, October 10, 1918.

Cause: Lost when vessel was sunk.

Next of kin : Father, Daniel Black, 29 South Seventh Street, Darby, Pa.
BLACK, LEONARD WILLIAM, ship's cook, fourth class, United States Navy.

Enlisted: Columbia, S. C., July 18, 1917.

Died : Naval hospital, Norfolk, Va., January 13, 1918.

Cause : Cerebrospinal fever.

Next of kin: Mother, Mrs. J. P. Black, Falmouth, Va.
BLACKBURN, CORTEZ MARVIN, seaman, United States Navy.

Enlisted: St. Louis, Mo., June 28, 1917.

Died : Naval station, Great Lakes, 111., February 20, 1918.

Cause : Pneumonia, lobar.

Next of kin : Father, Volley Blackburn, Rural Route 4, Miller, Mo.



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BLACKER, WALTER CHESTER, ship's cook, third class, United States Naval Re-
serve Force.

Enlisted : Omaha, Nebr., April 17, 1918.

Died: Navy rifle range, Cnmp Logan, 111., October 1, 1918.

Cause : Broncho-pneumonia.

Next of kin : Mother, Harriet L. Blacker, Seward, Nebr.
BLACKFORD, GEORGE CLARENCE, seaman, second class, United States Navy.

Enlisted: Little Rock, Ark., April 16, 1917.

Died : Naval hospital, New York, N. Y., November 30, 1917.

Cause: Pneumonia, lobar.

Next of kin : Mother, Nellie Hill, 212 West Street, Lansing, Mich.
BLACKLEDGE, CHARLES YANCEY,, storekeeper, first class, United States Navy.

Enlisted : St. Louis, Mo., May 4, 1917.

Died : Navy collier Cyclops, June 14, 1918.

Cause : Member of crew on missing Cyclops.

Next of kin : Mother, Mary A. Blackledge, Commerce, Mo.
BLAIN, ALLEN MURL, seaman, second class, United States Naval Reserve Force.

Enlisted : Salt Lake City, Utah, July 20, 1918.

Died : Navy yard, Mare Island, Calif., October 20, 1918.

Cause: Influenzn.

Next of kin : Wife, Claretta Margaret Blain, Spring City, Utah.
BLAINE, CLYDE CHESTER, fireman, first class, United States Navy.

Enlisted : Los Angeles, Calif., March 22, 1917.

Died : U. S. S. San Diego, July 19, 1918.

Cause: Lost his life in sinking of vessel.

Next of kin : Stepmother, Bertha Blaine, Lomita, Calif.

BLAIR, ANDREW BETRNE, Jr., chief quartermaster, United States Naval Reserve
Force.

Enlisted: Washington, D. C., November 6, 1917.

Died : Naval air station, Pensacola, Fla., June 19, 1918.

Cause : Killed in seaplane accident.

Next of kin: Mother, Bertha Small Blair, 404 Franklin Street, Richmond,

Va.
BLAIR, CHARLIE, fireman, third class, United States Naval Reserve Force.

Enlisted : Louisville, Ky., July 31, 1918.

Died : Naval hospital.JNaval Base, Va., October 29, 1918.

Cause: Cerebrospinal fever.

Next of kin : Mother, Jane Blair, Van Lear, Ky.
BLAIR, CLARENCE, LEON, fireman, third class, United States Naval Reserve Force.

Enlisted : Boston, Mass., June 3, 1918.

Died : Naval hospital, Chelsea, Mass., September 10, 1918.

Cause: Influenza.

Next of kin : Wife, Carrie Amelia Blair, 28 Avery Court, Laconia, N. H.
BLAIB, FRANK PERRY, fireman, first class, United States Naval Reserve Force.

Enlisted : Los Angeles, Calif., June 4, 1918.

Died : U. S. S. West Oartibo, November 1, 1918.

Cause : Broncho-pneumonia.

Next of kin : Mother, Bertha Blair, Toltec, Ariz.
BLAIR, LEE, water tender, United States Navy.

Enlisted : St. Louis, Mo., February 5, 1915.

Died : U. S. S. Barry, February 26, 1918.

Cause: Drowning.

Next of kin : Father, William C. Blair, 6 Plum Street, Newark, N. J.



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BLAIR, ROBERT WINDLE, seaman, second class, United States Navy.

Enisted : Kansas City, Mo., December 12, 1917.

Died : Naval hospital, New York, N. Y., April 21, 1918.

Cause: Pneumonia, lobar.

Next of kin : Father, Robert F. Blair, Sabetha, Kans.
&LAKE, EDWARD LEE, machinist's mate, first class, United States Navy.

Enlisted: Pittsburgh, Pa., July 5, 1917.

Died : Navy collier Cyclops, June 14, 1918.

Cause: Member of crew on missing Cyclops.

Next of kin: Father, William J. Blake, 1316 Marshall Street, Benwood,

W. Va.

BLAKE, HERBERT ELLIOTT, firemen, third class, United States Naval Reserve"
Force.

Enlisted: Boston, Mass., May 22, 1918.

Died : Willard Parker Hospital, New York, N. Y., September 25, 191S.

Cause : Broncho-pneumonia.

Next of kin : Father, Chase S. Blake, Pike, N. H.
BLAKELEY, JOHN J., fireman, third class, United States Naval Reserve Force.

Enlisted: Louisville, Ky., July 25, 1918.

Died: Naval hospital, Great Lakes, 111., September 23, 1918.

Cause: Influenza.

Next of kin : Mother, Ambie Zella Blakeley, Gracey, Ky.
BLANCAFLOR, MAXIMINO, mess attendant, first class, United States Navy.

Enlisted: Cavite, P. I., April 30, 1914.

Died : Naval hospital, Fort Lyons, Colo., February 27, 1918.

Cause: Tuberculosis, chronic pulmonary.

Next of kin : Brother, Eusebio Biray, Tanza, P. I.

BLANK, ERNEST WILLIAM CARL, apprentice seaman, United States Naval Re-
serve Force.

Enlisted: Chicago, 111., August 3, 1918.

Died : Naval hospital, Great Lakes, 111., September 28, 1918.

Cause: Influenza.

Next of kin : Father, Herman Blank, Crystal Lake, 111.

BLANK, HERMAN WILLIAM, landsman for machinist's mate (A), United States
Naval Reserve Force.

Enlisted: Milwaukee, Wis., June 15, 1918.

Died : Naval hospital, Great Lakes, 111., September 24, 1918.

Cause : Influenza.

Next of kin : Sister, Anna Walsh, 346 Jackson Street, Milwaukee, Wis.
BLANKENSHIP, GENTRY ELMER, seaman, second class, United States Naval Re-
serve Force.

Enlisted: St. Louis, Mo., June 24, 1918.

Died : Naval hospital, Puget Sound, Wash., November 5, 1918.

Cause : Influenza.

Next of kin : Father, William H. Blankenship, Couch, Me.
BLANKENSHIP, GURNIE, seaman, United States Navy.

Enlisted: Montgomery, Ala., February 6, 1917.

Died : Naval hospital, Fort Lyons, Colo., April 10, 1918.

Cause: Tuberculosis, chronic pulmonary.

Next of kin : Father, James A. Blankenship, R. R. 1, Harpersville, Ala.



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BLANKINSHIP, ASA MAX, fireman, third class, United States Naval Reserve
Force.

Enlisted : Norfolk, Va., February 1, 1918.

Died : U. S. A. C. T. Ticonderoga, September 30, 1918.

Cause : Lost when the U. S. A. C. T. Ticonderoga was sunk.

Next of kin : Mother, Nannie B. Blankinship, 541 River Street, Hampton,

Va.
BLAU, CHARLES AUGUST, landsman for carpenter's mate (A), United States Navy.

Enlisted : Allentown, Pa., December 14, 1917.

Died : Naval station, Pensacola, Fla., February 4, 1918.

Cause : Cerebrospinal fever.

Next of kin : Father, August W. Blau, R. F. D., Port Murray, N. J.
.BLEMLE, JOHN HERBERT, machinist's mate, first class, United States Navy.

Enlisted : Philadelphia, Pa., June 14, 1917.

Died : Navy collier Cyclops, June 14, 1918.

Couse : Member of crew on missing Cyclops.

Next of kin : Father, John Blemle, 3517 Comley Street, Philadelphia, Pa.
BLENTLINGER, ANDREW EUGEAN, fireman, third class, United States Navy.

Enlisted : Peoria, 111., July 12, 1918.

Died : Naval hospital, Great Lakes, 111., October 10, 1918.

Cause: Influenza.

Next of kin : Father, William Henry Blentlinger, R. R. 3, Liberty, 111.
BLEVINS, OTIS RAYMOND, fireman, third class, United States Navy.

Enlisted : Boston, Mass., October 16, 1917.

Died : Naval hospital, Portsmouth, N. H., March 16, 1918.

Cause : Pneumonia, lobar.

Next of kin : Father, Daniel Blevins, Fitche, Kans.
BLINN, CARL HENRY, gunner's mate, second class, United States Navy.

Enlisted : Puget Sound, Wash., April 25, 1916.

Died : Naval torpedo station, Newport, R. I., October 27, 1917.

Cause : Died when boat capsized.

Next of kin : Father, William Nouggle, 410 Eighteenth Avenue, North Minne-
apolis, Minn.
BLISS ARD, LESLIE EARL, fireman, third class, United States Naval Reserve Force.

Enlisted : Meridian, Miss., May 17, 1918.

Died : Naval hospital, Great Lakes, 111., October 4, 1918.

Cause : Pneumonia, broncho.

Next of kin : Father, John Dea Blissard, Thorn, Miss.
BLIX, ERVIN THEODORE, electrician, third class, United States Navy.

Enlisted : Minneapolis, Minn., May 3, 1917.

Died : U. S. S. Herman Frasch, October 4, 1918.

Cause : Lost when vessel was sunk in collision.

Next of kin : Mother, Anna Blix, Bagley, Minn.
BLOEDEL, LEONARD HERMAN, seaman, second class, United States Navy.

Enlisted : Omaha, Nebr., May 1, 1917.

Died : U. S. S. Savannah, May 31, 1918.

Cause : Fractured skull.

Next of kin : Mother, Mary Bloedel, Sibley, Iowa.



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BLOODGOOD, NORMAN SLOCUM, machinist's mate, second class, United States Naval
Reserve Force.

Enlisted : New York, N. Y., October 22, 1917.

Died : U. S. submarine chaser, 190, June 26, 1918.

Cause: Drowned.

Next of kin : Father, Samuel C. Bloodgood, 101 Hech Avenue, Ocean Grove,

N. J.
BLOOM, CHARLES H., apprentice seaman, N. N. V.

Enlisted : Norwalk, Conn., April 8, 1917.

Died ; Naval hospital, Portsmouth, N. H., April 28, 1917.

Cause : Cerebrospinal meningitis.

Next of kin : Mary Mathilda Bloom, Norwalk, Conn.
BLOUNT, JOSIAH C., seaman, United States Navy.

Enlisted: Dallas, Tex., October 10, 1917.

Died : Navy Base Hospital No. 5, France, September 25, 1918.

Cause: Pneumonia.

Next of kin : Father, Thomas B. Blount, Norfolk, Va.

BLTJESTEIN, IRWIN JEROME, apprentice seaman, United States Naval Reserve
Force.

Enlisted : Great Lakes, 111., August 1, 1918.

Died : Naval training station, Great Lakes, 111., September 23, 1918.

Cause : Lobar pneumonia.

Next of kin : Father, Harry Bleustein, 837 West Fourteenth Street, Chicago,

111.
BLUM, FELIX, apprentice seaman, United States Naval Reserve Force.

Enlisted : Great Lakes, 111., May 14, 1918.

Died : Chicago, 111., September 26, 1918.

Cause: Pneumonia, lobar.

Next of kin : Father, Abraham Nathan Blum, 3441 Grenshaw Street, Chi-
cago, 111.

BLUMENATJER, FREDERICK HENRY, seaman, second class, United States Naval
Reserve Force.

Enlisted : Brooklyn, N. Y., March 19, 1918.

Died : Naval hospital, New York, N. Y., September 29, 1918.

Cause: Pneumonia, broncho.

Next of kin : Mother, Johanna Blum-enauer, 11A Moffatt Street, Brook-
lyn, N. Y.
ELY, EARL, water tender, United States Navy.

Enlisted: Binghamton, N. Y., June 6, 1917.

Died : Naval hospital, New York, N. Y., July 20, 1917.

Cause: Head crushed.

Next of kin : Mother, Myrta Bly, Greene, N. Y.
BOARDMAN, GRAHAM HATCH, seaman, second class, United States Navy.

Enlisted : New York, N. Y., August 10, 1917.

Died : Norfolk, Mass., February 3, 1918.

Cause: Endocarditis.

Next of kin : Father, Claude Boardman, Avery Street, Norfolk, Mass.
BOATWRIGHT, ERNEST ELMER, seaman, second class, United States Navy.

Enlisted : Des Moines, Iowa, June 21, 1918.

Died : Naval hospital, Great Lakes, 111., September 23, 1918.

Cause : Influenza.

Next of kin : Mother, Eloiza Boatwright, R. 8, Des Moines, Iowa.



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BOBEKOWSKY, WILLIAM, seaman, United States Naval Reserve Force.

Enlisted : Grand Rapids, Mich., July 14, 1917.

Died : U. S. A. C. T. Ticonderoga, September 30, 1918.

Cause : Lost his life in sinking of vessel.

Next of kin: Mother, Bertha Bobekowsky, 352 Rumsey Street, Grand

Rapids, Mich.
BOBO, RAYMOND, fireman, third class, United States Navy.

Enlisted : San Francisco, Calif., December 13, 1917.

Died : Naval hospital, Mare Island, Calif., January 28, 1918.

Cause: Pneumonia, broncho.

Next of kin : Father, Andrew Jackson Bobo. East Auburn, Calif.
BOEKE, JOHN ARTHUR, landsman for machinist's mate (A.), United States Navy.

Enlisted: Omaha, Nebr., July 29, 1918.

Died : Naval hospital, Pensacola, Fla., September 30, 1918.

Cause : Pneumonia, lobar.

Next of kin : Father, Carl Boeke, Blue Earth, Minn.
BOEN, ALVIN E., musician, second class, United States Navy.

Enlisted : Minneapolis, Minn., December 13, 1917.

Died : Naval Station, Great Lakes, 111., January 27, 1918.

Cause: Cerebrospinal fever.

Next of kin : Mother, Margia Boen, Fergus Falls, Minn.
BOESE, JOHN, fireman, first class, United States Navy.

Enlisted : Milwaukee, Wis., October 20, 1915.

Died : Navy collier Cyclops, June 14, 1918.

Cause: Member of crew on missing Cyclops.

Next of kin : Sister, Annie Boese, Duck Creek, Wis.
BOEX, Louis FRANCIS BORGIA, seaman, second class, United States Navy.

Enlisted: Cincinnati, Ohio, August 8, 1917.

Died : U. S. A. C. T. Ticonderoga, September 30, 1918.

Cause: Lost life when vessel was sunk.

Next of kin : Mother, Louise Boex, 1332 Sycamore Street, Cincinnati, Ohio.
BOHAN, EDWARD ARTHUR, apprentice seaman, United States Naval Reserve
Force.

Enlisted: New York, N. Y., July 23, 1918.

Died : Naval hospital, Pelham Bay Park, N. Y., October 7, 1918.

Cause : Pneumonia, broncho.

Next of kin: Father, Patrick Bohan, 200 East One hundred and fifteenth

Street, New York, N. Y.

BOHLING, DAYTON W. H., machinist's mate, second class, United States Naval
Reserve Force.

Enlisted : Newport, R. I., June 4, 1918.

Died : Navy Base Hospital No. 5, September 28, 1918.

Cause : Pneumonia, lobar.

Next of kin : Mother, Sophie Bohling, West Brook, Conn.
BOHNE, CHARLES WOLFRED, apprentice seaman, United States Navy.

Enlisted: Houston, Tex., August 13, 1918.

Died : Navy yard, Mare Island, Calif., October 24, 1918.

Cause: Influenza.

Next of kin : Mother, Helen Bohne, Cuero, Tex.



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BOHNE, JESSE JAMES, apprentice seaman, United States Navy.

Enlisted: Houston, Tex., March 26, 1917.

Died : Naval hospital, Great Lakes, 111., April 16, 1917.

Caure: Cerebrospinal fever.

Next of kin : Father, Fritz Bohne, 21 West Main Street, Cuero, Tex.



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