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DICKEN, GEORGE WILLIAM, coxswain, United States Naval Reserve Force.

Enlisted : Los Angeles, Calif., December 7, 1917.

Died : Base No. 24, October 16, 1918.

Cause: Broncho-pneumonia.

Next of kin: Mother, Martha Jane Riche, 977 East Forty-ninth Street,
Los Angeles, Calif.



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DICKERSON, PAUL, fireman, third class, United States Navy.

Enlisted : Dallas, Tex., January 7, 1918.

Died : U. S. A. C. T. Ticonderof/a, September 30, 1918.

Cause : Lost life in sinking of vessel.

Next of kin : Father, Henry Dickerson, Riviera, Tex.

DICKINSON, WILBUR H., landsman for electrician (R), United States Naval
Reserve Force.

Enlisted : Boston, Mass., May 27, 1918.

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

Cause: Influenza.

Next of kin : Mother, Ada Dickinson, 22 Wyman Street, Woburii, Mass.
DICKSON, OSCAR HERMAN, seaman, second class, United States Naval Reserve
Force.

Enlisted : Seattle, Wash., June 5, 1918.

Died : Naval hospital, Puget Sound, Wash., October 6, 1918.

Cause: Influenza.

Next of kin : Mother, Amelia Dickson, 2423 Nassau Street, Everett, Wash.
DICOSOLA, DOMINICK, seaman, second class, United States Naval Reserve Force.

Enlisted : Great Lakes, 111., January 26, 1918.

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

Cause : Pnefumonia, lobar.

Next of kin : Mother, Rosaria Fortunati Di Cosola, 740 Indianapolis

Boulevard, Chicago, 111.
DIDLAKE, HERBERT LORRAINE, machinist's mate, first class, United States Navy.

Enlisted : Richmond, Va., June 26, 1917.

Died : U. S. S. Mercy, October 10, 1918.

Cause: Pneumonia, broncho.

Next of kin : Father, Ceylon H. DidUike, R. F. D. 3, Box 125, Richmond, Va.
DIEHL, HENRY ADAM, apprentice seaman, United States Naval Reserve Force.

Enlisted: Philadelphia, Pa., June 6, 1918.

Died: Great Lakes, 111. (naval hospital), September 25, 1918.

Cause: Influenza.

Next of kin : Father, Albert Diehl, 118 West Elm Street, Reading, Pa.
DIESTELHORST, ERNEST HARRY, yeoman, third class, United States Navy.

Enlisted: New York, N. Y., March 16, 1917.

Died : Naval hospital, New York, N. Y., May 31, 1917.

Cause: Pneumonia, lobar.

Next of kin : Wife, Helen Diestelhorst, 165 Park Avenue, Brooklyn, N. Y.
DIETZ, GEORGE JOHN, apprentice seaman, United States Naval Reserve Force.

Enlisted: Fairhaven, Mass., July 18, 1918.

Died : Naval hospital, Newport, R. I., September 26, 1918.

Cause: Pneumonia, lobar.

Next of kin : Mother, Louise Dietz, 25 Nye Avenue, Acushnet, Mass.
DIETZ, WILLIAM HAROLD, fireman, second class, United States Navy.

Enlisted : Albany, N. Y., April 18, 1917.

Died : Naval hospital, New York, N. Y., September 24, 1918.

Cause: Pneumonia, broncho.

Next of kin : Mother, Mary Dietz, Schoharie, N. Y.

DILLENKOFFER, WILLIAM FRANK, fireman, first class, United States Naval
Reserve Force.

Enlisted: New Orleans, La., November 19, 1917.

Died : Naval hospital, Chelsea, Mass., September 15, 1918.

Cause: Influenza.

Next of kin : Mother, Margaret Carberry Dillenkoffer, 617 Seraparu Street,
New Orleans, La.



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DILLINGEE, CHARLES KRUGEK, carpenter's mate, first class, United States Naval
Reserve Force.

Enlisted : New York, N. Y., May 4, 1918.

Died: Naval training camp, Pellmm Bay Park, X. V.. September 6, 1918.

Cause: Pneumonia, lobar.

Next of kin : Mother, Helen Dillinger, Bangall, N. Y.
DILLON, FRANCIS XAVIER, electrician, second class, NNV.

Enlisted : Boston, Mass., March 15, 1917.

Died : U. S. S. Solace, December 10, 1917.

Cause : Pneumonia, lobar.

Next of kin : Mother, Mary Dillon, 124 Charles Street, Cambridge, Mass.
DILLON, JOSEPH LEO, apprentice seaman, United States Naval Reserve Force.

Enlisted : Syracuse, N. Y., August 6, 1918.

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

Cause: Pneumonia, lobar.

Next of kin : Father, Edward Dillon, 768 Mary Street, Utica, N. Y.
Dmicco, JOHN JOSEPH, apprentice seaman, United States Navy.

Enlisted : Binghamton, N. Y., August 13, 1918.

Died: Naval hospital, Newport, R. I., October 4, 1918.

Cause : Pneumonia, lobar.

Next of kin : Mother, Rose Dimicco, Sidney, N. Y.

DISHAROON, BENJAMIN COULTER, apprentice seaman, United States Naval He-
serve Force.

Enlisted : Philadelphia, Pa., May 3, 1918.

Died: 1249 South Fifty-third Street, Philadelphia, Pa., October 9, 1918.

Cause : Influenza.

Next of kin : Mother, Florence H. J3isharoon.

DISIMONE, JOHN WILLIAM, ship's cook, first class, United States Naval Reserve
Force.

Enlisted : New Orleans, La., February 16, 1918.

Died : Naval hospital, roival base, Virginia, October 12, 1918.

Cause: Pneumonia.

Next of kin: Wife, Mrs. Santa Pulmisnnn Disimone, 7329 Birch Street, New

Orleans, La.
DISMUKE, EDWARD TOM, gunner's mate, second class, United States Navy.

Enlisted : Puget Sound, Wash., April 2, 1915.

Died : U. S. S. Jacob Jones, December 6, 1917.

Cause : Lost life in sinking of vessel.

Next of kin : Sister, Mrs. C. C. Gramling, Houston, Tex.
DITZLER, EARL RAYMOND, seaman, second class, United States Navy.

Enlisted : Dallas, Tex., April 23, 1917.

Died : Anacona Hospital, January 7, 1918.

Cause: Cerebrospinal fever.

Next of kin : Mother, Sadie Bossert, 904 East Henderson Street, Cleburne,

Tex.
DIXON, THOMAS WESLEY, electrician, first class. United States Navy.

Enlisted : Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, June 19, 1917.

Died : Naval hospital, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, October 17, 1917.

Cause: Spinal meningitis.

Next of kin : Mother, Avice E. Dixon, Poplar Bluff, Mo.



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DIXON, WILLIAM ROGER, seaman, second class, United States Naval Reserve
Force.

Enlisted : Brooklyn, N. Y., July 8, 1918.

Died : Naval hospital, Pelham Bay Park, N. Y., October 9, 1918.

Cause: Pneumonia, broncho.

Next of kin : Father, Joseph Dixon, 178 Park Avenue, Brooklyn, N. Y.
DIZE, NAVELLE EDWARD, fireman, first class, United States Naval Reserve Force.

Enlisted : Reedville, Va., November 29, 1917.

Died : U. S. S. John A. Palmer, jr., May 16, 1917.

Cause : Pneumonia, lobar.

Next of kin : Mother, Lillie Dize, Fair Port, Va.
DOAK, HOMER CRANSTON, shipwright, United States Naval Reserve Force.

Enlisted : Peoria, 111., May 29, 1918.

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

Cause: Influenza.

Next of kin: Father, Freeman Van Buren Doak, Stronghurst, 111.
DOANE, GENE FRANKLIN, fireman, third class, United States Navy.

Enlisted : Denver, Colo., May 15, 1917.

Died: Naval training station, San Diego, Calif., August 22, 1917.

Cause: Drowned.

Next of kin : Father, Frank Doane, Lander, Wyo.
DOBB, DELMAR, fireman, third class, United States Naval Reserve Force.

Enlisted : Detroit, Mich., June 29, 1918.

Died : Naval hospital, Great Lakes, 111., October 1, 1918.

Cause: Influenza.

Next of kin : Mother, Jennie Dobb, 85 Merrill Avenue, Muskegon, Mich.
DOBB, WILLIAM HENDY, fireman, third class, United States Naval Reserve Force.

Enlisted : Cincinnati, Ohio, August 2, 1918.

Died : Marine hospital, Chicago, 111., September 22, 1918.

Cause: Pneumonia.

Next of kin: Father, William Carroll Hendy Dobb, 434 Pioneer Street,

Cincinnati, Ohio.
DOBBERTEN, ALBERT FERDINAND, Jr., ship's cook, fourth class, United States Navy.

Enlisted: Houston, Tex., August 29, 1917.

Died : Naval hospital, Newport, R. I., March 14, 1918.

Cause: Cerebrospinal fever.

Next of kin : Mother, A. F. Dobberten, 1609 South Street, Lake Charles, La.
DOBBS, PAUL WESLEY, fireman, first class, United States Navy.

Enlisted : Minneapolis, Minn., June 12, 1917.

Died : Navy collier Cyclops, June 14, 1918.

Cause : Member of crew on missing Cyclops.

Next of kin : Mother, Debby Dobbs, R. F. D. 2, Britton, S. Dak.
DODDS, JOHN, boiler maker, United States Navy.

Enlisted : U. S. S. Kanawha, February 14, 1918.

Died: Willard Parker Hospital, New York, N. Y., September 20, 1918.

Cause: Pneumonia, broncho.

Next of kin: Sister, Laura Dodds, 225 West Mahoney Street, Mahonoy

City, Pa.
DODGE, FREDERICK, seaman, second class, United States Naval Reserve Force.

Enlisted: Albany, N. Y., July 16, 1918.

Died : New York, N. Y., October 6, 1918.

Cause : Pneumonia, broncho.

Next of kin : Mother, Janp Dodge, 18 Maple Avenue, Gloversville, N. Y.



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DODGE, LESLIE AUGUSTUS, apprentice seaman, United States Navy.

Enlisted: Richmond, Va., December 1, 1917.

Died : Naval hospital, Hampton Roads, Va., February 12, 1918.

Cause: Cerebrospinal fever.

Next of kin : Mother, Charlotte Dodge, 708 West Twenty-seventh Street.

South Richmond, Va.
DODSON, EDMOND, chief commissary steward, United States Navy.

Enlisted: Philadelphia, Pa., April 28, 1916.

Died : Naval hospital, Norfolk, Va.. October 3, 1918.

Cause: Pneumonia.

Next of kin : Wife, Helen M. Dodson, 3113 Gabriel Avenue, Zion City, 111.
DOE, GEORGE FRANK, machinist's mate, first class, United States Naval Reserve
Force.

Enlisted: Boston, Mass., April 21, 1917.

Died: Gallups Island, Boston, Mass., September 29. 1938.

Cause : Pneumonia, broncho.

Next of kin : Mother, Sarah A. Doe, 83 Thatcher Street, Mattapan, Mass.
DOHENY, JOHN FRANCIS, hospital apprentice, second class, United States Naval
Reserve Force.

Enlisted: Boston, Mass., December 5, 1917.

Died: Naval hospital, Chelsea, Mass., January 26, 1918.

Cause : Pneumonia, lobar .

Next of kin : Mother, Hannah Dodge, 29 South Street, Fitchburg, Mass.
DOLAN, JAMES FREDERICK, landsman for machinist's mate, United States Naval
Reserve Force.

Enlisted: Boston, Mass., December 11, 1917.

Died : Naval air station, Pensacola, Fla., January 13, 1918.

Cause : Pneumonia, lobar.

Next of kin : Wife. Harriet Newell Dolan, 35 Turkey Shore Road, Ipswich,

Mass.
DOLEZAL, GEORGE, water tender, United States Navy.

Enlisted: New York, N. Y., February 9, 1916.

Died : U. S. S. Jacob Jones, December 8, 1917.

Cause : Killed in action with enemy submarine.

Next of kin : Father, Joseph Dolezal, 5109 Fleet Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio.
DOLL, VERN FRANCIS, machinist's mate, second class, United States Navy.

Enlisted: Indianapolis, Ind., July 27, 1917.

Died: Naval hospital, Chelsea, Mass., February 7, 1918.

Cause: Pneumonia, lobar.

Next of kin: Mother, Louise Doll, 112 Conwell Street, Connersville, Ind.
DOMBROWSKI, MARION MICHEL, ship's cook, fourth class, United States Navy.

Enlisted: Los Angeles, Calif., May 8, 1917.

Died: Naval hospital, Canadas, P. L, September 14, 1918.

Cause: Stepticemia.

Next of kin : Mother, Kozmiera Olexewicz, 1333 West Eighty -eighth Street,

Los Angeles, Calif.
DONAGHY, FRANCIS ALOYSIUS, shipwright, United States Naval Reserve Force.

Enlisted : Brooklyn, N. Y., April 17, 1917.

Died: Naval hospital, New York, N. Y., March 18, 1918.

Cause: Pneumonia, lobar.

Next of kin : Mother, Mrs. Robert Donaghy, 319 Fifty-fifth Street, Brook-
lyn, N. Y.



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F>O.\AHUE, Joseph Patrick, seaman, second class, United States Naval Reserve
Force.

Enlisted : Wilkes-Barre, Pa., March 19, 1918.

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

Cause: Influenza.

Next of kin: Father, James Michael Donahue, 211 Ridge Street, Parsons,

Pa.
I >ONALD, AI>EXANDEE, seaman, second class, United States Navy.

Enlisted : New York, N. Y., July 21, 1913.

Died : S. S. Vacuum, April 28, 1917.

Cause : Lost when vessel was sunk by submarine.

Next of kin : Brother, Hugh Donald, 109 Beuna Vista Street, Corona, Long

Island, N. Y.

DONALDSON, GEORGE ROBERT, apprentice seaman, United States Naval Reserve
Force.

Enlisted: Washington, D. C., July 19, 1918.

Died : Naval hospital, naval base, Norfolk, Va., October 15, 1918.

Cause: Pneumonia.

Next of kin : Father, George Robert Donaldson, Morristown, Tenn.
DONALDSON, JESSE GEORGE, fireman, third class, United States Navy.

Enlisted: Boston, Mass., December 13, 1917.

Died: Naval hospital, Newport, R. I., March 13, 1918.

Cause: Pneumonia, lobar.

Next of kin : Mother, Mary Dodge, East Burke, Vt.
DONALDSON, LYLE CLIFFORD, apprentice seaman, United States Navy.

Enlisted: St. Louis, Mo., February 14, 1918.

Died : Naval receiving ship, St. Louis, Mo., February 18, 1918.

Cause: Gunshot wound.

Next of kin : Father, Henry T. Donaldson, Hillsboro, 111.
DONNELLY, DAN FERMAN, seaman, United States Navy.

Enlisted: Omaha, Nebr., September 9, 1916.

Died: Chappell, Nebr., January 5, 1918.

Cause: Automobile accident.

Next of kin : Brother, George Ryan, Chappell, Nebr.
DONNELLY JOHN, HENRY, seaman, United States Navy.

Englisted : Newark, N. J., May 28, 1917.

Died: Naval hospital, League Island, Pa., September 26, 1918.

Cause: Pneumonia.

Next of kin : Father, John Donnelly, 19 Spring Street, Newark, N. J.
DONOHTJE, CHARLES JAMES, plumber and fitter, United States Naval Reserve
Force.

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

Died : Naval hospital, Great Lakes, 111., October 1, 1918.

Cause : Pneumonia, broncho.

Next of kin : Father, James T. Donohue, 130 Townsend Street, New Bruns-
wick, N. J.
OONOVAN, BERNARD JOSEPH, seaman, second class, United States Navy.

Enlisted : Allentown, Pa., April 23, 1917.

Died : Armed guard, S. S. Rochester, November 3, 1917.

Cause : Lost life when boat was torpedoed.

Next of kin : Aunt, Katie Lynch, 92 Heckman Street, Phillipsburg, N. J.



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DONOVAN, DENNIS PEANCIS, quartermaster, second class (A), United States
Navy.

Enlisted: Newark, N. J., March 15, 1918.

Died: United States naval air station, Arcachon, Gironde, France, October
3, 1918.

Cause: Influenza.

Next of kin: Mother, Nora Donovan, 11 West Fifteenth Street, Bayonne,

N. J.
DONOVAN, JESSE FEANKLIN, fireman, third class, United States Navy.

Enlisted : St. Louis, Mo., December 9, 1917.

Died: United States naval hospital, Philadelphia, Pa., September 29, 1918.

Cause: Influenza.

Next of kin: Wife, Delia M. Donovan, 510a Sarah Street, St. Louis, Mo.
DONOVAN, JOHN BERNARD, seaman, second class, United States Navy.

Enlisted: Buffalo, N. Y., April 16, 1917.

Died : Naval hospital, Norfolk, Va., January 24, 1918.

Cause : Suppurative pleurisy.

Next of kin: Sister, Kathleen Donovan, 154 Fraley Street, Kane, Pa.
DONOVAN. AVILLIAM AUGUSTUS, boiler maker, United States Navy.

Enlisted : Newport, R. I., January 4, 1915.

Died : U. S. S. Jacob Jones, December 6, 1917.

Cause : Killed in action.

Next of kin : Wife, Anna L. Donovan, 19 Narragansett Avenue, West New-
port, R. I.

DOODY, MICHAEL HENRY CYRIL, landsman machinist's mate (A), United States
Naval Reserve Force.

Enlisted : Minneapolis, Minn., July 9, 1918.

Died: Naval-hospital, Great Lakes, 111.. September 27, 1918.

Cause: Influenza.

Next of kin: Mother, -Mary Doody, 249 South Western Avenue, St. Paul,

Minn.

DOOLAN, WILLIAM MICHAEL, engineman, first class, United States Naval Reserve
Force.

Enlisted : Philadelphia, Pa., April 20, 1918.

Died: Emergency hospital, Country Club, Wilmington, Del., October 17,
1918.

Cause : Influenza.

Next of kin : Mother, ^Catherine Hart Doolan, 1208 Spruce Street, Ash-
land, Pa.
DOOLEY, JOHN ALFRED, apprentice seaman, United States Navy.

Enlisted : Portland, Me., December 7, 1917.

Died : Naval hospital, Newport, R. L, March 7, 1918.

Cause: Pneumonia, lobar.

Next of kin : Mother, Mary Anna Valentine, 94 Broadway, Newburgh, N. Y.
DORA, MICHAEL GUSTAVE, carpenter's mate, second class, United States Naval
Reserve Force.

Enlisted : Bridgeport, Conn., May 27, 1918.

Died : New York, X. Y., September 28, 1918.

Cause: Pneumonia, lobar.

Next of kin: Mother, Mary Dora, 115 W T aterbnry Lane, Stamford, Conn.



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DOKE, MARK CEPHAS, seaman, second class, United States Naval Reserve Force.

Enlisted: Detroit, Mich., June 10, 1918.

Died : Naval hospital, Great Lakes, 111., October 3, 1918.

Cause: Influenza.

Next of kin : Mother, Elizabeth Shanahan Dore, 217 Huron Street, Cheboy-

gan, Mich.

DOBIAN, JOHN CONROY, landsman for yeoman, United States Naval Reserve
Force.

Enlisted : Louisville, Ky., May 24, 1918.

Died: Paducah, Ky., September 27, 1918.

Cause: Influenza.

Next of kin : Mother, Katie Dorian, 420 Washington Street, Paducah, Ky.
DORNBURGH, CLYDE JAY, musician, second class, United States Navy.

Enlisted : Albany, N. Y., December 8, 1917.

Died : Naval hospital, Newport, R. I., March 10, 1918.

Cause: Pleurisy, suppurative.

Next of kin : Mother, Lizzie Dornburgh, 67 Orchard Street, Gloversville,

N. Y.

DORSETT, FELIX SIMMONS, fireman, third class, United States Naval Reserve
Force.

Enlisted : Norfolk, Va., December 12, 1917.

Died : Old Point Comfort, Va., August 6, 1918.

Cause: Drowned.

Next of kin : Mother, Sarah Frances Dorsett, R. F. D. 1, Bryon, Ga.
DORSEY, JOHN JOSEPH, musician, second class, United States Navy.

Enlisted : New York, N. Y., June 4, 1918.

Died : 22 Waller Avenue, Ossining, N. Y., October 18, 1918.

Cause: Influenza and pneumonia.

Next of kin : Father, John Dorsey, 22 Waller Avenue, Ossining, N. Y.
DOTY, GEORGE ALLEN, fireman, third class, United States Navy.

Enlisted: Ishpeming, Mich., July 16, 1917.

Died : Cedar Lake, Negamee, Mich., July 26, 1917.

Cause: Drowned.

Next of kin : Father, Ellsworth Doty, 732 Main Street, Negamee, Mich.
DOTY, LEROY ARTHUR, apprentice seaman, United States Navy.

Enlisted : Elmira, N. Y., May 25, 1917.

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

Cause: Pneumonia, lobar.

Next of kin : Brother, Ariel Doty, Greenwood, N. Y.
DOUGAN, MOSES E., seaman, second class, United States Naval Reserve Force.

Enlisted : Newport, R. I., December 6, 1917.

Died : Naval hospital, Newport, R. L, February 18, 1918.

Cause: Pneumonia, lobar.

Next of kin: Father, Archibald Dougan, 146 School Street, South Man-
chester, Conn.
DOUGHERTY, DENNIS JOSEPH, blacksmith, second class, United States Navy.

Enlisted: Philadelphia, Pa., May 21, 1918.

Died : TT. S. S. Panaman, October 26, 1918.

Cause: Lobar pneumonia.

Next of kin: Sister, Julia CuiTinglmm, 5108 Reno Street, West Philadel-
phia, Pa.



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DOUGLAS, FOREST ELLIS, apprentice seaman, United States Navy.

Enlisted : Indianapolis, Iiid., March 23, 1917.

Died: Naval hospital, Norfolk, Va., April 27, 1917.

Cause : Broncho-pneumonia.

Next of kin : Father, George T. Douglas, K. R. 2, Quincy, Ind.
DOUGLAS, Jos. BRYON, apprentice seaman, United States Navy.

Enlisted: Dallas, Tex., April 17, 1917.

Died : Naval training camp, Portsmouth, N. H., June 9, 1917.

Cause: Pleurisy and pneumonia.

Next of kin : Father, Gid Douglas, Martin Mills, Tex.

DOUGLAS, THOMAS JEFFERSON, machinist's mate, second class, United State*
Naval Reserve Force.

Enlisted: Detroit, Mich., April 29, 1918.

Died: Naval training station, Great Lakes, 111., September 16, 1918.

Cause : Influenza.

Next of kin : Mother, Ella Douglas, Lisbon, Ohio.
DOUGLASS, JAS. HARVEY, apprentice seaman, United States Navy.

Enlisted: Kansas City, Mo., April 19, 1917.

Died: U. S. S. Southenj, May 28, 1917.

Cause : Measles.

Next of kin : Father, Steven Warne Douglass, Coft'eyville, Kans.
DOUGLASS, WILLIAM RICHARD, baker, second class, United States Navy.

Enlisted: Nashville, Tenn., July 6, 1917.

Died: Navy collier Cyclops, June 14, 1918.

Cause: Member of crew on missing Cyclops.

Next of kin : Mother, Louellen Thompson, Bunker Hill, Temi.
DOWD, DANIEL EARL, electrician, third class (G), United States Navy.

Enlisted: Des Moines, Iowa, June 5, 1917.

Died : Ancon, Canal Zone, hospital, October 12, 1918.

Cause: Tubercular meningitis.

Next of kin : Mother, Laura Louella Dowd, Blakesburg, Iowa.
DOWD, WILLIAM AMBROSE, machinist's mate, second class, United States Naval
Reserve Force.

Enlisted : New York, N. Y., May 22, 1918.

Died: Kingston Avenue hospital, Brooklyn, N. Y., October 26, 1918.

Cause: Pneumonia.

Next of kin : Father, Edward Dowd, Port Chester, N. Y.
DOWDY, SAMUEL G., oiler, United States Naval Reserve Force.

Enlisted: Norfolk, Va., May 16, 1917.

Died: Navy collier Cyclops, June 14, 1918.

Cause: Member of crew on missing Cyclops.

Next of kin: Mother, Mary S. Dowdy, 231 Twentieth Street, Norfolk, Va.
DOWLING, ROBERT ANTHONY, landsman for machinist's mate, United States
Naval Reserve Force.

Enlisted : Boston, Mass., June 12, 1918.

Died : Naval hospital, Gulfport, Miss., October 11, 1918.

Cause: Influenza.

Next of kin: Mother, Catherine Dowling, 84 River Street, West Newton,
Mass.



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DOWNEY, EABL W., chief yeoman, United States Navy.

Enlisted: Yorktown, Va., April 29, 1918.

Died : Naval hospital, Philadelphia, September 30, 1918.

Cause: Influenza.

Next of kin: Mother, Florence Downey, 609 North Walnut Street, North

Vornon, Ind.
DOWNEY, MAURICE LAWRENCE, gunner's mate, third class, United States Navy.

Enlisted: Denver, Colo., July 7, 1916.

Died: U. S. S. Von Steitben, September 26, 1918.

Cause: Drowned.

Next of kin : Mother, Margaret Downey, 600 Holmes Avenue, Menominee,

Mich.
DOWNEY, ROSCOE CONKLIN, fireman, third class, United States Navy.

Enlisted : Dallas, Tex., May 1, 1917.

Died : U. S. S. Seattle, Navy base hospital No. 5, March 12, 1918.

Cause: Pneumonia, lobar.

Next of kin : Mother, Bessie Downey, Route No. 2, Lorena, Tex.
DOWNEY, STEPHEN JOHN, seaman, second class, United States Navy.

Enlisted : Albany, N. Y., April 9, 1917.

Died : U. S. S. Actacon, November 24, 1917.

Cause: Drowned in sinking of vessel.

Next of kin : Father, Daniel Downey, 1157 McQuade Street, Utica, N. Y.
DOWNING, CLARENCE ALLEN, apprentice seaman, United States Navy.

Enlisted: Denver, Colo., April 28, 1917.

Died : Naval hospital, Mare Island, Calif., June 11, 1917.

Cause: Pneumonia, broncho.

Next of kin : Mother, Margaret Downing, Marble, Colo.

DOWNING, REX BRUNER, seaman, second class, United States Naval Reserve
Force.

Enlisted : Detroit, Mich., July 3, 1918.

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

Cause: Influenza.

Next of kin: Wife, Winona Eddy Downing, 409 Cass Street, Hastings,

Mich.
DOWNING, WILLIAM GUY, shipwright, United States Naval Reserve, Force.

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

Died : Naval hospital, Great Lakes, 111., September 27, 1918.

Cause: Influenza.

Next of kin : Mother, Lela Frances Downing, Flippin, Ky.
DOXTATER, GREGORY FRANCIS, seaman, second class, NNV.

Enlisted: Rochester, N. Y., July 20, 1917.

Died : U. S. S. Zoraya, S. P. 235, January 27, 1918.

Cause: Cerebral hemorrhage.

Next of kin : Sister, Clara R. E. Knight, Rochester, N. Y.
DOYLE, FRANCIS, landsman for electrician (G.), United States Navy.

Enlisted : Providence, R. 1, May 3, 1918.

Died : Naval hospital, Hampton Roads, Va., September 29, 1918.

Cause : Broncho-pneumonia.

Next of kin : Father, John Doyle, 398 Plain Street, Providence, R. I.



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-DOYLE, JOHN PATRICK, chief boatswain's mate, United States Naval Reserve

Force.

Enlisted : New York, N. Y., March 26, 1917.
Died : Navy Yard, Mare Island, Calif., September 26, 1918.
Cause: Pneumonia.

Next of kin : Mother, Mary Carolan, 550 Hudson Street, New York, N. Y.
DRAB, WULLIAM JOSEPH, seaman, second class, United States Naval Reserve

Force.

Enlisted : New York, N. Y., June 12, 1918.

Died : Naval training station, Great Lakes, 111., September 30, 1918.
Cause: Influenza.

Next of kin : Mother, Barbara Drab, West Brook Gardens, Oakdale, N. Y.
DRAIN, BENJAMIN STANFORD, landsman for electrician, United States Naval Re-
serve Force.

Enlisted: Kansas City, Mo., February 25, 1918.
Died : U. S. S. Mercy, October 9, 1918.
Cause: Influenza.

Next of kin : Father, Vernon L. Drain, Shelbyville, Mo.
DRANE, CHARLES EDWARD, fireman, third class, United States Naval Reserve

Force.

Enlisted: Meridian, Miss., July 22, 1918.
Died : Naval hospital, Great Lakes, 111., October 1, 1918.
Cause: Pneumonia, lobar.

Next of kin : Father, Walter B. Drane, Norfield, Miss.
DREHER, JAMES, seaman, second class, United States Naval Reserve Force.
Enlisted : St. Louis, Mo., July 2, 1918.
Died: United States Naval Auxiliary Reserve School, Chicago, 111., October

26, 1918.

Cause : Pneumonia, lobar.

Next of kin : Mother, Elizabeth Dreher, 2311 Sidney Street, St. Louis, Mo.
DREIER, JACOB Louis, fireman, second class, United States Navy.
Enlisted: Cleveland, Ohio, April 9, 1917.
Died : Naval hospital, Chelsea, Mass., March 21, 1918.
Cause: Pneumonia, lobar.
Next of kin : Mother, Mrs. F. Hofste, 7101 Wade Park Avenue, Cleveland,

Ohio.^

DREJA, NICHOLAS MICHAEL, machinist's mate, first class, United States Navy.
Enlisted: Chicago, 111., July 14, 1915.
Died : U. S. S. Manley, March 19, 1918.
Cause : Explosion on board.

Next of kin : Father, Joseph Dreja, 1613 Elston Avenue, Chicago, 111.
DRENNAN, THOMAS, landsman for electrician (G.), United States Naval Reserve

Force.

Enlisted : New York, N. Y., July 12, 1918.



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