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Cheshire, England.

Appointed from Holyoke, England.



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MEHRTENS, HUDOLPH CHRISTIAN, chief boatswain, United States Navy.

Died: Charleston, S. C.

Date : October 18, 1917.

Cause: Disease (cerebral hemorrhage).

Next of kin: J. K. Mehrtens (brother), 60 Society Street, Charleston, S. O.

Appointed from New York.
MELVIN, JOHN T., lieutenant (junior grade), United States Naval Reserve Force.

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

Date: November 5, 1917.

Cause: Enemy action.

Next of kin: Bishop S. Melvin (father), Church Street, Selnia, Ala.

Appointed from Alabama.
MEYERS, HAROLD M., lieutenant (junior grade), United States Navy.

Died : On U. S. S. Solace.

Date : September 8, 1917.

Cause: Disease (cerebrospinal fever).

Next of kin: Martha Meyers (mother), Mill Hall, Pa.

Appointed from Pennsylvania.
MILLER, WILLIAM, boatswain, United States Navy.

Died : At United States Naval Hospital, Gibraltar.

Date : October 11, 1918.

Cause: Disease (pneumonia).

Next of kin: Ellen J. Miller (mother), 290 Chelsea Street, East Boston,
Mass.

Appointed from Massachusetts.
MONTAGUE, HAROLD EDGAR, machinist, Reserve Force (class 4).

Died : Larkenau Hospital, Philadelphia, Pa.

Date : September 27, 1918.

Cause: Disease (influenza).

Next of kin: Edith O. Montague (wife)j 1415 North Thirteenth Street,
Philadelphia, Pa.

Appointed from Pennsylvania.
MONTGOMERY, CURTIS ELWOOD, boatswain, Reserve Force (class 3).

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

Date: June 14, 1918.

Cause: Accident.

Next of kin: Jennie Tompkins (mother), 218 South Third Street, Dan-
ville, Ky.

Appointed from New York.
MOONEY, THOMAS JOHN, ensign, Reserve Force (class 3).

Died : Army Base Hospital No. 6, Talande, France.

Date : August 14, 1918.

Cause: Disease (tuberculosis, chronic pulmonary).

Next of kin: Arabella Mooney (mother), 727 Operlousas Avenue, New
Orleans, La.

Appointed from Louisiana.
MORGAN, WANFRED ABRAM, machinist (retired), United States Navy.

Died: Oakland, Calif.

Date : October 22, 1918.

Cause: Disease (diabetic coma).

Next of kin: Marion J. Morgan (wife), 126 Fillmore Street, San Francisco,
Calif.

Appointed from California.



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MORRIS, HUGH JOSEPH, pay clerk, Reserve Force (class

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

Date: June 14, 1918.

Cause: Accident.

Next of kin: Anna Morris (mother), 2864 Kingshridge Terrace, New York,
N. Y.

Appointed from New York.
MORRIS, JOHN L., chief machinist, United States Naval Reserve Force.

Died : Navy Base Hospital No. 5, Lorient, France.

Date: October 5, 1918.

Cause: Disease (pneumonia).

Next of kin: Hannah H. Morris (wife), Lewes, Del.

Appointed from Delaware.
MOULD, ROY C., ensign, United States Navy-
Died: On board U. S. S. Rochester.

Date: October 28, 1918.

Cause: Disease (pneumonia).

Next of kin: F. W. Mould (brother), 17422 Cannon Street, Cleveland, Ohio.

Appointed from Ohio.
Mow AT, ANDREW, assistant paymaster, United States Navy.

Died : On U. S. S. President TAncoln torpedoed.

Date : 'May 31, 1918.

Cause: Enemy action.

Next of kin: J. Mowat (mother), 128 Broadway, Newport, R. I.

Appointed from Rhode Island.
MULVEY, JOSEPH M., ensign, Reserve Force (class 3).

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

Date: June 14, 1918.

Cause: Accident.

Next of kin: Minnie T. O'Connor (mother), 717 Court Street, Ports-
mouth, Va. ,

Appointed from Virginia.
MUKPHY, JOSEPH GERARD, ensign, United States Naval Reserve Force (class 5).

Died: Miami, Fla.

Date : October 18, 1918.

Cause: Disease (lobar pneumonia).

Next of kin: Mrs. Katherine Murphy (mother), Telson Terrace, Somer-
ville, Mass.

Appointed from Massachusetts.
MURPHY, THOMAS LEO, gunner, United States Navy.

Died : Hospital at Ravena, Italy.

Date: September 15, 1918.

Cause : Accident ( seaplane at Porto Corsini, Italy ) .

Next of kin: Bessie Bent Murphy (wife), 605 South Avenue, Wilkins-
burg, Pa.

Appointed from Pennsylvania.
MURRAY, EUGENE M., ensign, United States Naval Reserve Force (class 4).

Died : At Naval Hospital, Philadelphia, Pa.

Date : May 30, 1918.

Cause: Disease (sarcoma).

Next of kin: Sarah Murray (mother), Grays Lane, Haverford, Pa.

Appointed from Pennsylvania.



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NAILE, FREDERICK L., commander (retired), United States Navy.

Died: At Norristown, Pa.

Date : May 25, 1918.

Cause: Disease (myocarditis, chronic).

Next of kin: Emma P. Naile (wife), 806 De Kalb Street, Norristowu, Pa.

Appointed from Pennsylvania.

NALLS, SAMUEL WILLIS, lieutenant (junior grade) United States Naval Reserve
Force.

Died : On board the U. S. . Chicago.

Date : September 19, 1918.

Cause: Disease (lobar pneumonia).

Next of kin: R. O. Nails (father), 804 West Forty-ninth Street, Birming-
ham, Ala.

Appointed from California.
NEAL, John, ensign, United States Navy.

Died : On the U. S. S. Mercy.

Date: October 6, 1918.

Cause: Disease (lobar pneumonia).

Next of kin: Mrs. L. W. Neal (mother), Box 125, Louisburg, N. C.

Appointed from North Carolina.

NETJBERGER, GILBERT MORDECAI, lieutenant (Medical Corps), United States Naval
Reserve Force (class 4).

Died : At U. S. Naval Hospital. League Island, Pa.

Date : September 27, 1918.

Cause: Disease (influenza).

Next of kin: Corrine Stern Neuberger (wife), 1823 Diamond Street,
Philadelphia, Pa.

Appointed from Pennsylvania.

NEWELL, CLARENCE C., lieutenant (junior grade), United States Naval Reserve
Force (class 4-3).

Died: At Naval Base, Rochford, France, attached to the U. S. S. Janet
Skinner.

Date : August 14, 1918.

Cause: Disease (result of lymphaticus).

Next of kin: William Capers Newell (father), Camp Hill, Ala.

Appointed from Alabama.

NEWELL, EDWARD DOLLIVER, lieutenant (junior grade), United States Naval
Reserve Force.

Died: Reported as missing from U. S. S. Cherokee, which foundered.

Date : February 26, 1918.

Cause: Accident.

Next of kin: Mrs. Esther C. Newell (wife), 5525 Walnut Street, Philadel-
phia, Pa.

Appointed from Pennsylvania.
NICHOLS, ALAN L., ensign, United States Naval Reserve Force.

Died : In Italy.

Date : August 17, 1918.

Cause: Accident (aeroplane).

Next of kin: Clifford L. Nichols (father), 903 Goodrich Avenue, St. Paul,
Minn.

Appointed from Minnesota.



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NICKKRSON. ROLAND CROSSY, lieutenant (junior grade), United States Naval He-
serve Force (class 4).

Died : At United States Hospital, Washington, D. G.

Date : October 6, 1918.

Cause: disease (pneumonia).

Next of kin: Henrietta Jordan Nickerson (wife), 2520 Park Avenue, Min-
neapolis, Minn.

Appointed from Minnesota.
NIGG, FRANK C., lieutenant (junior grade), United States Navy.

Died : Among those on board the U. S. S. Cyclops when that vessel was re-
ported missing.

Date : June 14, 1918.

Cause: Accident.

Next of kin: Mrs. Henrietta Nigg (mother), Maquoketa. Iowa.

Appointed from Iowa.
NORMAN, GUY, lieutenant, United States Naval Reserve Force (class 1).

Died : At Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Mass.

Date : June 3, 1918.

Cause: Disease (diabetes mellitus).

Next of kin: Mrs. Louisa p. Norman (wife), 86 Washington Avenue, New-
port, R. I.

Appointed from Rhode Island.

NORRIS, NORWIN BATTE, lieutenant (junior grade), (Medical Corps), United
States Naval Reserve Force (class 4).

Died : On U. S. A. C. T. Ticonderoga.

Date : September 30, 1918.

Cause: Enemy action.

Next of kin: Mrs. Mary Davis Norris (wife), R. F. D. 5, Memphis, Tenn.

Appointed from Tennessee.
NORTH, SCOTT HOLMES, ensign, United States Navy.

Died : British hospital ship Soudan.

Date : February 19, 1918.

Cause: Disease (endocarditis).

Next of kin: Mrs. Alice J. North (mother), 49 Shelter Street, Roches-
ter, N. Y.

Appointed from Ohio.

O'CONNELL, JOHN JOSEPH, machinist, United States Naval Reserve Force (class
43).

Died : On board the U. S. S. Bridgeport.

Date: October 11, 1918.

Cause: Disease (pneumonia).

Next of kin: Mrs. Ellen Margaret O'Connell (wife), 228 East Eighth Street,
South Boston, Mass.

Appointed from Massachusetts.
OFFDTT, LEWIS, lieutenant (junior grade), United States Naval Reserve Force.

Died: U. S. S. Lake Moor (torpedoed).

Date: April 11, 1918.

Cause: Enemy action.

Next of kin: Mrs. Taletha C. Ofiutt 131 Twenty-second Avenue, San
Francisco, Calif.

Appointed from California.



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O'HAKE, REGINALD EUGENE, acting pay clerk, United States Navy.

Died : Naval Hospital, Strathpeffer, England.

Date : July 19, 1918.

Cause: Disease (diabetes).

Next of kin: Thomas F. O'Hare (brother), Rockhill College, Ellicott City,
Md.

Appointed from Maryland.

OLSEN, HERBERT ERNEST, lieutenant (junior grade), United States Naval Re-
serve Force (class 3).

Died : On U. S. S. Herman Frasch.

Date : October 4, 1918.

Cause: Accident (collision with Oeorge O. Henry).

Next of kin: Mrs. Annice C. Olsen (mother), 2706 Heath Avenue, New
York, N. Y.

Appointed from New York.
OLSSON, ANDREW, lieutenant (junior grade), United States Navy.

Died : At Memorial Hospital, New London, Conn.

Cause: Disease (lobar pneumonia).

Next of kin : Mrs. Kathryn V. Olsson (wife), 35 Perry Street, New London,
Conn.

Appointed from Xe\v York.
O'RouRKK. SIMON A., lieutenant (junior grade), United States Navy.

Died : At home, 110 Whipple Street, Fall River, Mass.

Date: September 21, 1918.

Cause: Disease (pneumonia).

Next of kin: Michael O'Rourke (father). 110 Whipple Street, Fall River.
Mass. *

Appointed from Massachusetts.
OSBORNE, WKEDEN EDWARD, dental surgeon (Medical Corps), United States Navy.

Died : Killed in action while serving with the Sixth Regiment of Marines.

Date : June 6, 1918.

Cause: Enemy action.

Next of kin: Elizabeth Osborne (sister), 4427 Racine Avenue, Chicago, 111.

Appointed from Illinois.

PAGE, CARROLL GODDARD, assistant paymaster, United States Naval Reserve
Force (class 2).

Died : Among those on board the U. S. S. Cyclops when that vessed was re-
ported missing.

Date : June 14, 1918.

Cause: Accident.

Next of kin: Mrs. Emeroy G. Page (mother), Hyde Park, Vt.

Appointed from Vermont.
PAGE, PHILLIPS W., ensign, United States Naval Reserve Force (class 5).

Died : Off Harwich, England.

Date : December 17, 1917.

Cause: Accident (in seaplane).

Next of kin: Mrs. Anna W. Page (mother), 1758 Q Street NW., Washing-
ton, D. C.

Appointed from Massachusetts.
PALMER, CLYDE N., ensign, United States Naval Reserve Force (class 5).

Died : At St. Inglevert, France.

Date : September 14, 1918.

Cause: Accident (aeroplane).



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PALMER, CLYDE N. Continued.

Next of kin: Mrs. Clyde N. Palmer (wife), 23 Fellsmore Road, Maiden,
Mass.

Appointed from Massachusetts.
I'AKROTT, GEORGE FOUNTAIN, jr., lieutenant commander, United States Navy.

Died : On board U. S. S. Shaw.

Date : October 9, 1918.

Cause: Accident (collision).

Next of kin: George F. Parrott (father), R. F. D., Kin.ston, N. C.

Appointed from North Carolina.
PARSONS, JOHN S., commander, N. N. V.

Died: Norfolk, Va.

Date: January 27, 1918.

Cause: Self-inflicted wound.

Next of kin: Mrs. Iva E. Parsons (wife), Accomac, Va.

Appointed from Virginia.
PATTERSON, WILLIAM S., ensign, United States Naval Reserve Force (class 4).

Died : On board the U. S. S. Huron.

Date : September 1, 1918.

Cause: Disease (appendicitis).

Next of kin: William Patterson (father), 6723 Thirty-fourth Street, Ber-
wyn, 111.

Appointed from Illinois.
PATTON, THOMAS BUSTARD, ensign (S. C.) United State Naval Reserve Force.

Died : At Philadelphia, Pa.

Date: October 10, 1918.

Cause: Disease (pneumonia, incident to Spanish influenza).*

Next of kin: Mrs. Mary Cramp Patton (wife), 519 Eleanor Street, Phlla-
dephia, Pa.

Appointed from Pennsylvania.

PEACO, HARRY MINELL, lieutenant (junior grade), United States Naval Re-
serve Force.

Died : At Methodist Hospital, Philadelphia, Pa.

Date: September 24, 1918.

Cause: Disease (influenza).

Next of kin: Emma V. Peaco (sister), 426 East Sixth Street, Rich-
mond, Va.

Appointed from Virginia.
PEARSON, JOHN AUGUST, carpenter (temporary), United States Navy.

Died : At Tutuila, Samoa.

Date : May 11, 1918.

Cause: Disease (apoplexy).

Next of kin: Mrs. Motu Pearson (wife), Pago Pago, Tutuila, Samoa.

Appointed from California.

PEASLEE, ARNOLD HAZEN, ensign (Pay Corps), United States Naval Reserve
Force (class 4).

Died: At Naval Hospital, Chelsea, Mass.

Date: September 27, 1918.

Cause: Disease (influenza, broncho-pneumonia).

Next of kin: Mrs. C. M. Peaslee (mother), 1182 Locust Street, Dubuque,
Iowa.

Appointed from Iowa.



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PECK, KKVINE DEWEY, ensign (retired), United States Navy.

Died : U. S. Naval Hospital, Great Lakes, 111.

Date : October 29, 1917.

Cause: Disease (psychosis, manic depressive).

Next of kin: Calvin H. Peck (brother), 1534 Kearney Avenue, Racine, Wis.

Appointed from Wisconsin.
PERKINS, LYMAN BUBNHAM, lieutenant, United States Naval Reserve Force.

Died: At Hartford, Conn.

Date: May 19, 1918.

Cause: Disease (heart failure).

Next of kin: Elizabeth C. Perkins (wife), 38 Huntington Street, Hart-
ford, Conn.

Appointed from Connecticut.
PERO, DONALD C., ensign, United States Naval Reserve Force.

Died : In seaplane collision, 12 miles southeast of Fire Island Lightship.

Date : August 24, 1918.

Cause : Accident.

Next of kin: George F. Pero (father), 257 Oak Street, Indian Orchard,
Mass.

Appointed from Massachusetts.
PEKRY, LLOYD A., ensign, United States Naval Reserve Force (class 5).

Died: Moutchic-Lacanau, France.

Date: April 12, 1918.

Cause: Accident (seaplane).

Next of kin: Mrs. Goldie Perry (wife), Oconomowoc, Wis.

Appointed from Massachusetts.
PERRY, THOMAS, rear admiral (retired), United States Navy.

Died : Southern Pines, N. C.

Date : March 7, 1918.

Cause: Disease (heart failure).

Nearest living relative : R. P. McClenahan, care of E. I. du Pont de Nemours
& Co., Parlin, N. J.

Appointed from Maryland.

PERSON, JOSEPH WALTER, pay clerk, United States Naval Reserve Force
(class 4).

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

Date: October 29, 1918.

Cause: Disease (broncho-pneumonia).

Next of kin : Eleanore F. Person (wife), 8627 Twenty-second Avenue, Brook-
lyn, N. Y. ^

Appointed from New York.
PERSONS, REMUS C. ? medical director (retired), United States Navy.

Died : Columbus, Ga.

Date : March 3, 1918.

Cause: Disease (apoplexy).

Next of kin : Susan F. Persons (wife), Columbus, Ga.

Appointed from Alabama.
PETERSON, CARL OLIVER, ensign, United States Naval Reserve Force (class 5).

Died : Naval Station, Pensacola, Fla.

Date : October 4, 1918.

Cause: Accident (seaplane).

Next of kin: Roy A. Peterson (brother), 517 Beach wood Avenue, Car
negie, Pa.

Appointed from New York



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PBTEKSON, OHESTEH WILLIAM, ensign, United States Naval Reserve Force
(class 4).

Died : 352 West One hundred and twentieth Street, New York City.

Date : October 6, 1918.

Cause: Disease (Spanish influenza, pneumonia).

Next of kin: Mary Anne Peterson (mother), care of Young Women's
Christian Association, Lancaster, Pa.

Appointed from New York.
PHILLIPS, WILLIAM LAWRENCE, ensign (acting), United States Navy.

Died : Navy Hospital, League Island, Pa.

Date: October 2, 1918.

Cause: Disease (influenza, broncho-pneumonia).

Next of kin: O. W. Phillips (father), 216 South Fairfax Street, Alex-
andria, Va.

Appointed from Virginia.

POOLSEN, CABL MAKTIN, lieutenant (junior grade), United States Naval Reserve
Force (inactive).

Died : At his home 236 West Tenth Street. New York, N. Y.

Date: October 17, 1918.

Cause: Natural.

Next of kin : Mary C. Aiken Poolsen (wife), 3520 M Street, Galveston, Tex,

(Never called to active duty.)

Appointed from New York.

PORTER, HAROLD GREENE, lieutenant (junior grade), Medical Corps (class 4),
Naval Reserve Force.

Died : At Naval Hospital, Chelsea, Mass.

Date : September 10, 1918.

Cause: Disease (influenza).

Next of kin : Mrs. Genevieve O. Porter (mother), 1751 West Genesee Street ,.
Syracuse, N. Y.

Appointed from New York.
POTTER, STEPHEN, ensign, United States Naval Reserve Force (class 5).

Died : Shot down by enemy in North Sea.

Date : April 25, 1918.

Cause: Enemy action.

Next of kin: John H. Potter (brother), Passadena Apartments, De~
triot, Mich.

Appointed from Michigan.
Pou, EDWIN S., ensign, United States Naval ReserveForce (class 5).

Died : United States Naval Air Station, Illetudy, France.

Date: October 28, 1918.

Cause: Accident (aeroplane).

Next of kin: Mrs. Edwin S. Pou (wife), Smithfield, N. C.

Appointed from North Carolina.
POWER, JACKSON, ensign, United States Naval Reserve Force (class 3).

Died : On board U. S. S. George Washington.

Date: October 13, 1918.

Cause: Disease (pneumonia).

Next of kin: Mrs. Irene Power (mother), 504 West One hundred and
twelfth Street, New York, N. Y.

Appointed from New York.



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PBATT, JOHN L>., gunner, United States Navy.

Died : At Boston, Mass.

Date: May 14, 1917.

Cause: Suicide.

Next of kin: Mrs. John D. Pratt (wife), 398 Lafayette Avenue, Brook-
lyn, N. Y.

Appointed from New York.
PREY, Louis E., carpenter, United States Navy.

Died: At Brooklyn, N. Y.

Date : March 2, 1818.

Cause: Disease (embolism).

Next of kin: Mrs. Louis E. Prey (wife), Vallejo, Calif., or 306 Eighth
Avenue, Brooklyn, N. Y.

Appointed from New York.

PBOUTY, ALBERT BENJAMIN RANDOLPH, lieutenant (junior grade), United States
Naval Reserve Force (class 4).

Died : On board the U. S. S. New York.

Date: November 10, 1918.

Cause: Disease (pneumonia).

Next of kin: Albert Henry Prouty (father), North Brookfield, Mass.

Appointed from Massachusetts.

QUEEN, DUDLEY W., assistant surgeon, United States Naval Reserve Force
(class 4).

Died : At Royal Hospital, Haubowline, England,

Date : November 20, 1917.

Cause: Disease (cerebrospinal fever).

Next of kin: David W. Queen (father), care of Cooper & Coker, George-
town, Tex.

Appointed from Texas.
RANDOLPH, GEORGE FITZ, ensign, United States Naval Reserve Force (class 4).

Died : On submarine chaser No. 209.

Date : August 27, 1918.

Cause: Accident.

Next of kin: R. F. Randolph (father), 106 South Rhode Island Avenue,
Atlantic City, N. J.

Appointed from New York.
RASMUSSEN, CHESTER, ensign (inactive). United States Naval Reserve Force.

Died : At home.

Date : October 30, 1918.

Cause: Disease (tuberculosis of the lungs).

Next of kin: Carrie Rasmussen (mother), 225 Oliver Street, Redwood
City, Calif.

Appointed from California.
READ, CURTIS S., ensign, United States Naval Reserve Force (class 5).

Died : At Dunkerque, Paris, France.

Date : February 27, 1918.

Cause : Accidentally killed as result of seaplane accident.

Next of kin: Mrs. William A Read (mother), 4 East Sixty-second Street,
New York, N. Y.

Appointed from New York.



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RKAVELY, EDWARD, ensign, United States Navy.

Diod : On r. S. S. Tampa when torpedoed.

Date : September 26, 1918.

Cause : Enemy action.

Next of kin: Mrs. A. E. Little (sister), Benald, 111.

Appointed from Illinois.
REED, CHARLES E., ensign, United States Naval Reserve Force (class o).

Died: While in a kite balloon towed by H. M. S. XprmriliH'k.

Date : August 14, 1918.

Cause: Accident (drowned).

Next of kin: Annie Delia Reed (wife), 718 Commonwealth Avenue,
Boston, Mass.

Appointed from Massachusetts.

REEVES GEORGE WASHINGTON, jr., commander (S. C.) (retired), United States
Navy.

Died : At home, Coronado, Calif.

Date: August 19, 1918.

Cause: Disease (tuberculosis pneumonia).

Next of kin: Mrs. Grace G. Reeves (wife), 350 A Avenue. Corouado, Calif.

Appointed from Pennsylvania.
REHBAUM, GILBERT H., assistant paymaster, United States Naval Reserve Force.

Died: At Jefferson Hospital, Philadelphia, Pa.

Date : April 11, 1918.

Cause: Suicide.

Next of kin: William F. Rehbaum (father), Anona, Fla.

Appointed from Florida.
REHM, ARTHUR ALFRED, lieutenant commander, United States Navy.

Died: At Naval Hospital. Washington, D. C.

Date : October 20, 1918.

Cause: Disease (influenza pneumonia).

Next of kin : Albert F. Rehm (father), 633 Hanover Street, Meridan, Conn.

Appointed from Connecticut.
RENO, WALTER E., lieutenant commander, United States Navy.

Died: On U. S. S. Chauncey (rammed by British Rose of Glascow).

Date : November 19, 1917.

Cause: Accident.

Next of kin: Mrs. L. W. Reno (mother), Agency City, Iowa.

Appointed from Missouri
REYNOLDS, ZIBA WELLS, pay director, United States Navy.

Died : At naval hospital, Washington, D. C.

Date : April 24, 1917.

Cause: Disease (carcinoma).

Next of kin: Ziba W. Reynolds (wife), the Highlands, Washington, D. C.

Appointed from Pennsylvania.

RICHARDSON, GEORGE EDWARD, lieutenant (junior grade), United States Navai
Reserve Force (class 3).

Died : On board U. S. S. Huron.

Date : October 24, 1918.

Cause: Disease (influenza).

Next of kin: Jane Tufts Richardson (wife), Lancaster, Mass.

Appointed from Massachusetts.



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RILEY, FRANK WILLIAM, ensign, United States Naval Reserve Force.

Died : At Navy air station, Miami, Fla.

Date : October 12, 1918.

Cause: Disease (pneumonia).

Next of kin: Mrs Ellen M. Riley (mother), 800 Blue Hill Avenue,
Dorchester, Mass.

Appointed from Massachusetts.
ROBERTS, ALBERT CHARLES, lieutenant, United States Navy.

Died : At Jeffrey Hole Hospital, Quebec, Canada.

Date : September 18, 1918.

Cause: Disease (influenza).

Next of kin: Mrs. C. H. Roberts (mother), 1152 South Fifty-second Street,

Philadelphia, Pa.
RODNEY, ROBERT B., paymaster (retired), United States Navy.

Died : At Washington, D. C.

Date: January 14, 1918.

Cause: Disease (edema of the lungs, acute).

Next of kin : Miss. L. V. Rodney (sister), 123 B Street SE., Washington, D. C.

Appointed from Delaware.

ROPER, KENNETH CAMMORN, lieutenant (junior grade), United States Naval
Reserve Force.

Died : United States Naval Hospital, Brooklyn, New York, N. Y.

Date : October 13, 1918.

Cause: Disease (bronchial pneumonia).

Next of kin: Leila C. McKay (aunt), Ninth and Washington Streets, Port-
land, Oreg.

Appointed from Oregon.
Ross, BRUCE W., machinist, United States Navy.

Died : At Naval Hospital, Norfolk, Va.

Date : December 12, 1917.

Cause: Accident (burns received on U. S. S. Chemung).

Next of kin: Gertrude R. Ross (wife), 915 North Street, Portsmouth, Va.

Appointed from California.

ROTHENBURG, DAVID MEYER, lieutenant (junior grade), United States Naval
Reserve Force (class 4).

Died : At Jewish Hospital, Brooklyn, N. Y.

Date : October 5, 1918.

Cause: Disease (pneumonia).

Next of kin: Rebecca Rothenberg (mother), 1095 Lincoln Place, Brooklyn,
N. Y.

Appointed from New York.
RUSH, WILLIAM H., surgeon, United States Navy.

Died: At Ardmore, Pa.

Date: April 26, 1918.

Cause: Disease (pneumonia).

Next of kin: Mrs. Emma J. Rush (wife), 119 Walnut Street, Ardmore, Pa.

Appointed from Pennsylvania.
RYAN, JOHN PAUL JONES, commander (retired), United States Navy.

Died : Residence, 70 South Allen Street, Albany, N. Y.

Date : September 15, 1918.

Cause: Disease (arteriosclerosis-nephritis, chronic).

Next of kin: Ellen Conley Ryan (mother), 70 South Allen Street, Al-
bany, N. Y.

Appointed from New York.
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RYDER, WALTER I., lieutenant (junior grade), Medical Corps, United States
Naval Reserve Force (class 2).

Died : At Newton, Mass.

Date : September 24, 1918.

Cause: Disease (influenza).

Next of kin: Bernadetta M. Ryder (wife), 169 Treniont Street, Newton,
Mass.

Appointed from Massachusetts.
SAMUELSON, ELMER A., machinist, United States Navy.

Died : On U. S. S. Pennsylvania.

Date : July 7, 1919.

Cause : Suicide.

Next of kin: Alexander Samuelson (father), 418 Willow Street, Terre
Haute, Ind.

Appointed from Indiana.
SAVILLE, JOHN W., passed assistant engineer (retired), United States Navy.

Died : Boston, Mass.

Date : September 30, 1917.

Cause: Disease (myocarditis, chronic).

Next of kin: Maude Saville Clift (daughter), 1910 Mount Royal Terrace,

Baltimore, Md.

SCHMIU, KARL ERNEST, lieutenant (junior grade), (Medical Corps, Dental Sur-
geon), United States Naval Reserve Force.

Died : United States Naval Hospital, Pelham Bay Park, N. Y.

Date : October 9, 1918.

Cause: Disease (pneumonia, broncho).

Next of kin: Carl Ernest Schmid (father), 373 Josef a Street, San Jose,
Calif.

Appointed from New York.
SCHONHOF, HUGO, ensign, United States Naval Reserve Force (class 3).

Died : On board the U. S. S. Cyclops when that vessel was reported missing.

Date : June 14, 1918.

Cause: Accident.

Next of kin: Mrs. Dora Schonhof (wife), 1345 Cooksie Street, Balti-
more, Md.



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