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Appointed from Maryland.
SCOBEY, JOHN, lieutenant, United States Naval Reserve Force (class 4-2).

Died : At Marine Hospital, San Francisco, Calif.

Date : November 5, 1917.

Cause: Disease (thrombosis of left cerebral artery and broncho-pneumonia).

Next of kin: Leonore F. Scobey (wife), Forest Knolls, Calif.

Appointed from California.
SCOTT, ROBERT HARRY, lieutenant (junior grade), United States Navy.

Died : At civil hospital, Peekskill, N. Y.

Date : October 15, 1918.

Cause: Disease (broncho-pneumonia).

Next of kin: Florence E. Scott (wife), 128 Reid Avenue, Brooklyn, N. Y.

Appointed from New York.
SCOTT, THEODORE WILLIAM, pharmacist (retired), United States Navy.

Died: East Petersburg, Pa.

Date: August 4, 1917.

Cause: Disease (tuberculosis of lungs, tubercular meningitis).

Next of kin: Grace Collins Scott* (wife), 1107 Carroll Street, Brooklyn,
N. Y.

Appointed from Pennsylvania.



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SEED, CHARLES ROBERT, lieutenant (Junior grade), United States Naval Reserve
Force (class 4).

Died : At Hasnenmn Hospital, Worcester, Mass.

Date : October 8, 1918.

Cause: Disease (pneumonia).

Next of kin: Frank Seed (son), 41 Beaver Street, Worcester, Mass.

Appointed from Massachusetts.

SELWOOD, THOMAS FRANK, lieutenant, United States Naval Reserve Force
(class 2).

Died : At St. Vincent's Hospital, New York, N. Y.

Date : October 26, 1918.

Cause: Disease (pneumonia).

Next of kin: Harriet Selwood (mother), 76 Tinclal. Street, Birmingham,
England.

Appointed from California.
SHARKEY, WILLIAM JOSEPH, lieutenant (junior grade), United States Navy.

Died : On board the U. S. S. O-5.

Date: October 5, 1918.

Cause: Accident on board vessel.

Next of kin: Mrs. Mary E. Sharkey (wife), 2 Elm Street, Newport, R. I.

Appointed from New York.
SKINNER, AARON N., professor of mathematics (retired), United States Navy.

Died : in Framingham, Mass.

Date: August 14, 1918.

Cause: Accident (drowning).

Next of kin: Miss Helen A. Skinner (sister), 1832 Kilbourne Street, Wash-
ington, D. C.

Appointed from Massachusetts.
SKINNER, ALFONSO, machinist (retired), United States Navy.

Died : At 246 West Cedar Street, San Diego, Calif.

Date : November 11, 1918.

Cause: Disease (tuberculosis, chronic pulmonary).

Next of kin: Amerigo Skinner (father), Cedar Rapids, Town.

Appointed from New York.
SKINNER, HARRY G., jr., ensign, United States Naval Reserve Force.

Died : On U. S. S. Chaitncey (rammed by Britsh Rose of Glascow).

Date : November 19, 1917.

Cause: Accident.

Next of kin: Harry G. Skinner (father), Mount Washington, Md.

Appointed from Maryland.
SLAMM, CHARLES W., pay director (retired), United States Navy.

Died : At home, Philadelphia, Pa.

Date : October 9, 1918.

Cause: Disease (valvular, chronic cardiac).

Next of kin : No record.

Notice of death sent by Ada V. Compton, 3416 Hamilton Street, Philadel-
phia, Pa.

Appointed from Pennsylvania.
SMALL, JOSEPH CHANDLER, lieutenant (junior grade), United States Navy.

Died : At Philadelphia, Pa.

Date: November 2, 1918.

Cause: Disease (influenza).

Next of kin: Margaret Rettew Small (wife), 609 South Forty-eighth
Street, Philadelphia, Pa.

Appointed from New York.



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SMITH, FKAXCIS PARKS, lieutenant, United States Naval Reserve Force (class 3).

Died : On board Herman Frash when it collided with Georf/c G. Henry.

Date : October 4, 1918.

Cause: Accident.

Next of kin: Frank H. Smith (father), Newport, N. H.

Appointed from New York.
SMITH, JAMES A., chief boatswain (retired), United States Navy.

Died : At home, 2 East Twenty-fifth Street, Baltimore. Md.

Date: March 27, 1918.

Cause: Disease (arteriosclerosis, cerebral).

Next of kin : Mrs. James A. Smith (wife), 2 East Twenty-fifth Street. Balti-
more, Md.

Appointed from Maryland.
SMITH, JOHN ANDERSON BAXTER, rear admiral (retired'). United States Navy.

Died : New Orleans, La.

Date : March 9, 1918.

Cause: Disease (heart).

Next of kin : Mrs. E. P. Ramsey, 65 Grove Street, Jamaica, N. Y. ( relation-
ship not stated).

Appointed from Pennsylvania.
SMITH, JOHN THEIRSOX (P. A. engineer) (retired). United States Navy.

Died : At home, Livingston Heights, Va.

Date: October 23, 1918.

Cause: Disease (chronic myocarditis).

Next of kin: Commander Charles Gordon Smith (son), Medical Corps,
United States Navy, Naval Station, Hawaii.

Appointed from Virginia.
SMITH, ROY T., boatswain, 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: T. F. Smith (father), Phoenix City, Ala.

Appointed from Alabama.
SMITH, WINTHROP FLOYD, ensign, United States Naval Reserve Force (class 5).

Died : Naval air station, Bayshore, Long Island.

Date: October 10, 1918.

Cause: Disease (broncho-pneumonia).

Next of kin: Jennie Smith (mother), 22 Radford Lane, Dorchester, Mass.

Appointed from Massachusetts.

SOUTHER, ARTHUR FULLKR, lieutenant (junior grade), United States Naval
Reserve Force (class 5).

Died : At East Greenwich, R. I.

Date: July 19, 1918.

Cause: Accident (seaplane).

Next of kin: Mrs. Kate Fuller Souther (mother), 1840 East Eighty-seventh
Street, Cleveland, Ohio.

Appointed from Ohio.
SPAVEN. JOHN STUART, ensign, United States Navy.

Died : Royal Naval Hospital, Haulbowline, England.

Date: October 17, 1918.

Cause: Disease (broncho-pneumonia).

Next of kin: George Spaven (father), P. O. box 93, San Juan, P. R.

Appointed from New Jersey.



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SPBAGUE, WILLIAM G., eiisign, United States Naval Reserve Force (class 5).

Died : Naval air station, Illetudy, France.

Date: October 26, 1918.

Cause: Accident (seaplane).

Next of kin: William C. Sprague, 2745 Hampden Court, Chicago, 111.

Appointed from Illinois.

STAFFORD, ALBERT FRANCIS, ensign, United States Naval Reserve Force (class
4-3).

Died: On board the U. S. A. C. T. Tteonderoga (torpedoed).

Date: September 30, 1918.

Cause: Enemy action.

Next of kin: Mrs. Julia H. Stafford (mother), 224 Delguerra Street, Santa
Barbara, Calif.

Appointed from California.
STALEY, CHATFIELD C., gunner, United States Navy.

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

D^te: June 14, 1918.

Cause: Accident.

Next of kin: John F. Staley (father), 3855 California Street, Omaha, Nebr.

Appointed from Nebraska.
STANDIN, JOHN ROBERT, ensign, United States Naval Reserve Force (class 4-3).

Died: Auxiliary hospital, Lamlash, Scotland.

Date: September 23, 1918.

Cause: Disease (pneumonia).

Next of kin: William H. Standin (father), Gales ville, N. C.

Appointed from New Jersey.
STAPLES, BERT E., chief gunner, United States Navy.

Died : At naval hospital, New York, N. Y.

Date : May 16, 1917.

Cause: Disease (ulcer of stomach).

Next of kin: Mrs. Elizabeth Staples (wife), 325 Jay Street, Brooklyn, N. Y.

Appointed from New York.

STEBBINS, CARL HOLLAND, machinist, United States Naval Reserve Force
(class 3).

Died : At -St. Vincents Hospital, Brooklyn, N. Y.

Date : October 18, 1918.

Cause: Disease (broncho-pneumonia).

Next of kin: Hazel Sipe Stebbins (wife), 147 Lincoln Way, Lisbon, Ohio.

Appointed from Ohio.
STEEL, BASIL L.. ensign (Supply Corps), United States Navy.

Died : At naval base, Cardiff, Wales.

Date : October 8, 1918.

Cause: Disease (pneumonia).

Next of kin: Mrs. Margaret Gladys Steel (wife), 812 North Forty-first
Street, Philadelphia, Pa.

Appointed from "Pennsylvania.

STEIN, THEODORE WILLIAMSON, ensign, United States Naval Reserve Force?
(class 4).

Died : At home, 312 West Eighth Street, Chester, Pa.

Date: October 5, 1918.

Cause: Disease (influenza).

Next of kin: Mrs. Mary Taylor Stein (mother), 312 West Eighth .Street,.
Chester, Pa.

Appointed from Pennsylvania.



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STEVENSON, JOHN, ensign, United States Naval Reserve Force f class 4).

Died : On the U. S. S. Cherokee when she foundered.

Date: February 26, 1918.

Cause: Accident.

Next of kin: Mrs. Marguerite Stevenson Hall (daughter), 194 Hull Street,
Brooklyn, N. Y.

Appointed from New Jersey.

STEWART, WILLIAM CAIENS, lieutenant, United States Naval Reserve Force
(class 3).

Died: U. S. S. Herman Frasch.

Date: Officially declared dead October 4, 1918.

Cause: Accident (collision with George G. Henry).

Next of kin: Mrs. C. Stewart (mother), 14 Darwin Road, Southamp-
ton, England.

Appointed from Louisiana.
STIRLING, JAMES, lieutenant (junior grade), United States Naval Reserve Force.

Died: On the U. S. S. Mercury. ,

Date: October 19, 1918.
1 Cause : Disease (broncho-pneumonia).

Next of kin: Gertrude V. Stirling (wife), 279 Varick Street, Jersey
City, N. J.

Appointed from New Jersey.

STODDARD, CHARLES BURTON, lieutenant commander, United States Naval Re-
serve Force.

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

Date : October 4, 1918.

Cause: Accident (collided with the George G. Henry.

Next of kin: Ella St. Clair Stoddard (wife), 624 Carlton Avenue, Brook-
lyn, N. Y.

Appointed from New York.
STURTEVANT, ALBERT D., ensign, United States Naval Reserve Force (class 5).

Died : In combat with enemy aeroplane over the North Sea.

Date: February 15, 1918.

Cause: Enemy action.

Next of kin: C. L. Sturtevant (father), 210 Leroy Place, Washington, D. C.

Appointed from New Jersey.

SUMMERS, BRONSON EWING, lieutenant (junior grade) (Medical Corps), United
States Navy.

Died: Marine Barracks, Quantico, Va.

Date: September 28, 1918.

Cause: Disease (pneumonia).

Next of kin: Thomas B. Summers (father), Milton, W. Va.

Appointed from Virginia.
TAYLOR, ELMER BOWDEN, ensign, United States Naval Reserve Force (class 5),

Died: At Calais, France.

Date: October 27, 1918.

Cause: Disease (broncho-pneumonia).

Next of kin: Mrs. E. E. Taylor (mother), Cedar Grove, N. J.

Appointed from New Jersey.
TERRES, HUGH, ensign, United States Naval Reserve Fom; feints 5).

Died: In Italy.

Date: August 17, 1918.

Cause: Accident (aeroplane).



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TEBEES, HUGH Continued.

Next of kin: Mrs. O. Terres (mother), 35 Pembroke Road, Kensington,
London.

Appointed from North Carolina.

TETER, HADLEY HOWARD, lieutenant (junior grade) (Medical Corps), United
States Navy.

Died: On U. S. S. Tampa when same was sunk.

Date: September 26, 1918.

Cause: Enemy action.

Next of kin: Sarah Teter (mother), 729 Poplar Street, Coshocton, Ohio.

Appointed from Utah.
THEISS, EMIL, captain. United States Navy.

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

Date: September 24, 1917.

Cause: Disease (myocarditis, chronic).

Next of kin: Mrs. Katherine S. Theiss (wife), 1741 O Street NW., Wash-
ington, D. C.

Appointed from Wisconsin.
THOMAS, CLARENCE C., lieutenant, United States Navy.

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

Date: April 28, 1917.

Cause: Enemy action.

Next of kin: Mrs. Evelyn M. Thomas (wife), 196 Prince George Street,
Annapolis, Md.

Appointed from California.
THOMPSON, DONALD FREDERICK, machinist, United States Naval Reserve Force.

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

Date: August 15, 1918.

Cause: Disease (entercolitis).

Next of kin: Mrs. Grace Thompson (mother), 21 Warren Street, Bloom-
field, N. J.

Appointed from New Jersey.
TIBBITTS, RUSSELL D., ensign, United States Naval Reserve Force (class 5).

Died : Fifteen miles northeast of Fenwick Island Light Vessel.

Date : October 8, 1918.

Cause: Accident (seaplane).

Next of kin: Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Tibbitts (wife), 1407 H Street NW.,
Washington, D. C.

Appointed from District of Columbia.
TIERELL, EUGENE CHARLES, ensign, United States Naval Reserve Force.

Died : At Naval Base Hospital No. 5, Brest, France.

Date : October 1, 1918.

Cause: Disease (pneumonia).

Next of kin: Mrs. Mary A. Tirrell (mother), 18 Parker Street, Chelsea,
Mass.

Appointed from Massachusetts.
TITUS, REUBEN F., boatswain, United States Naval Reserve Force (class 4).

Died : At United States Marine Hospital, Stapleton, Staten Island, N. Y.

Date : February 3, 1918.

Cause: Self-inflicted gunshot wound.

Next of kin : Mrs. Mary Eliza Titus (wife), 37 Harrison Avenue, Port Rich-
mond, Staten Island, N. Y.

Appointed from New York.



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TOERPE, ARTHUR B., gunner, United States Navy.

Died : At Portsmouth, Va.

Date : December 12, 1917.

Cause: Accident (drowned).

Next of kin : Mrs. A. B. Toerpe (wife), Long Beach, Calif.

Appointed from Illinois.
TOWNSEND, LAWRENCE, Jr., lieutenant (retired), United States Navy.

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

Date : October 13, 1918.

Cause: Disease (pneumonia).

Next of kin: Mr. Lawrence S. Townsend (father), 1416 Twentieth Street,
Washington, D. C.

Appointed from Pennsylvania.
TREVER, GEORGE ARTHUR, lieutenant commander, United States Navy.

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

Date: October 14, 1918.

Cause: Accident (injuries extreme, gas submarine).

Next of kin: Bessie MacMillen Trever (wife), 4361 Valle Vista Street,
San Diego, Calif.

Appointed from Wisconsin.
TWADDLE, GEORGE, acting pay clerk (temporary), United States Navy.

Died : At United States Naval Training Barracks, Base 6.

Date : October 2, 1918.

Cause: Disease (pneumonia).

Next of kin: Mrs. Pauline Twaddle (wife), 411 O Street SW., Wash-
ington, D. C.

Appointed from Virginia.
TYNAN, WILLIAM VINCENT, carpenter, United States Navy.

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

Date: September 27, 1918.

Cause: Accident (result of a fall).

Next of kin: Francis T. Tynan (father), 910 Washington Street, Ports-
mouth, Va.

Appointed from Virginia.

TYSON, CHAREES MOGHEE, lieutenant (junior grade), United States Naval
Reserve Force (class 5).

Died : Off Inimingham, England.

Date: October 11, 1918.

Cause: Accident (seaplane).

Next of kin: Mrs. Betty Tyson (wife), 149 Bast Thirty-seventh Street,
New York, N. Y.

Appointed from Tennessee.

UPTON, FREDERICK E., lieutenant (junior grade) (inactive; retired), United
States Navy.

Died : At 3516 Tenth Street NW., Washington, D. C.

Date: November 6, 1918.

Cause: Disease (heart failure).

Next of kin: Emily F. Upton (wife), 3516 Tenth Street NW., Wash-
ington, D. C.

Appointed from Maine.
VAX DERVEKK, WARREN ABBE, lieutenant (Medical Corps), United States Navy.

Died : At United States Naval Hospital, Norfolk, Va.

Date: October 7, 1918.

Cause: Disease (pneumonia).



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VAN DERVEEU, WARREN ABBE Continued.

Next of kin: Anna French Van Derveer (wife), 34 Garden Street, Mount
Holly, N. J.

Appointed from New Jersey.

VAN NEST, THEODORE BURNHAM, ensign, United States Naval Reserve Force
(class 3).

Died : On board 11. S. S. George Washington.

Date: October 15, 1918.

Cause: Disease (pneumonia).

Next of kin: Mrs. Edith McK. Burnhain (mother), 16 Prospect Street,
East Orange, N. J.

Appointed from New Jersey.

VARNEY, WILLIAM H., captain (Construction Corps) (retired), United States
Navy.

Died : At home, 710 Carey Street, Baltimore, Md.

Date: May 22, 1918.

Cause: Disease.

Next of kin: William' W. Varney (son), 710 Carey Street, Baltimore, Md.

Appointed from Massachusetts.
VENABLE, JOSEPH EVANS, chief machinist, United States Navy.

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

Date : April 30, 1918.

Cause: Disease (pneumonia, lobar).

Next of kin: Lillian H. Venable (wife), 197 Madison Avenue, New
York, N. Y.

Appointed from Pennsylvania.
VINER, JOHN WINFIELD, lieutenant, United States Naval Reserve Force.

Died: At Army Base Hospital No. 34.

Date : November 4, 1918.

Cause: Disease (double lobar pneumonia).

Next of kin: Margaret Viner (wife), 52 Fifteenth Street, Brooklyn, N. Y.

Appointed from New York.
WALKER, GUY ADLE, ensign, United States Navy.

Died : Bay Shore, Long Island.

Date: October 19, 1918.

Cause: Disease (lobar pneumonia).

Next of kin: Mrs. Ella Walker (wife), Otego, N. Y.

Appointed from Ohio.
WARD, AARON, rear admiral (retired), United States Navy.

Died : At home.

Date: July 5, 1918.

Cause: Disease (uremia).

Next of kin: Annie Willis Ward (wife), Roslyn, Long Island, N. Y.

Appointed from Pennsylvania.
WARD, WALTER L., carpenter, United States Naval Reserve Force (class 4).

Died : Rochester, N. Y.

Date : October 6, 1918.

Cause: Disease (general peritonitis).

Next of kin: Mrs. Sylvania Haskins Ward (mother), 1088 Broad Street,
Newark, N. J.

Appointed from New Jersey.



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WARFORD, LEWIS SYLVESTER, chief carpenter (retired), United States Navy.
Died : San Francisco, Calif.

Date: May 13, 1917.

Cause: Disease (diabetes mellitus).

Next of kin: Mrs. Rose Warford (wife), 1210 Benton Street, Alameda,
Calif.

Appointed from California.

WARNER, DOUGLAS HOLMES, lieutenant (junior grade) (Medical Corps), United
States Naval Reserve Force (class 4).

Died : Naval hospital, Puget Sound, Wash.

Date : October 8, 1918.

Cause: Disease (influenza).

Next of kin : Estelle F. Warner (wife), 746 Second Street, Bremerton, Wash.

Appointed from Oregon. .
WEAVER, ROBERT HARRISON, ensign, United States Navy.

Died : Naval hospital, Norfolk, Va.

Date : February 2, 1918.

Cause: Disease (tuberculosis).

Next of kin: Elizabeth Weaver (mother), Glen Rock, York County, Pa.

Appointed from Pennsylvania.
WEDDERBURN, CHARLES F., lieutenant (junior grade), United States Navy.

Died : U. S. S.' Cliauncey (rammed by British Rose of Glascow) .

Date : November 19, 1917.

Cause: Accident.

Next of kin: Mrs. Gertrude F. Wedderburn (mother), 2034 Twentieth
Street NW., Washington, D. C.

Appointed from Maryland.
WEED, WALKER TEN EYCK, ensign, United States Naval Reserve Force.

Died : Cape May, N. J.

Date: February 27, 1918.

Cause: Accident (aeroplane burns).

Next of kin: Mr. Nathan H. Weed (father), 21 Upper Mount Avenue,

Mountclair, N. J.
WELLS, BENJAMIN W., Jr., commander (retired), United States Navy.

Died: Washington, D. C.

Date: June 11, 1917.

Cause: Disease (angiua-pectoris).

Next of kin: Mrs. Julia L. Wells (wife), Westmoreland, Washington, D. C.

Appointed from Illinois.

WELLS, NICHOLAS RTJNDLETT, ensign, United States Naval Reserve Force
(class 3).

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

Date: September 30, 1918.

Cause: Enemy action.

Next of kin: Frank B. Wells (father), Christmas Cove, Me.

Appointed from Maine.
WERNER, GEORGE, ensign, United States Naval Reserve Force (class 4).

Died : At Army Base Hospital No. 34.

Date: October 28, 1918.

Cause: Disease (pneumonia).

Next of kin: Mrs. Sofia Werner (mother), Orin, Sweden.

Appointed from New York.



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WEST, JOHN THOMAS, machinist (retired), United States Navy.

Died: Norfolk, Va.

Date: June 14, 1917.

Cause: Disease (nephritis, chronic).

Next of kin: Mrs. Mary M. West (wife), 14 Handy Avenue, Norfolk, Va.

Appointed from Virginia.

WETMOEE, ORVILLE CHASE, ensign, United States Naval Reserve Force (class
4-3).

Died: Home, 5027 Drexel Boulevard, Chicago, 111.

Date: October 10, 1918.

Cause: Disease (broncho-pneumonia).

Next of kin: Mrs. Berenice Dorothy Wetmore (wife), 5027 Drexel Boule-
vard, Chicago, 111.

Appointed from Illinois.
WHITE, JOHN MICHAEL, ensign, United States Naval Reserve Force (class 4-3).

Died : Attached to U. S. S. Sudlury.

Date: September 29, 1918.

Cause: Disease (lobar pneumonia).

Next of kin: Margaret White (mother), 119 Broad Street, Port Huron,
Mich.

Appointed from Michigan.
*VHITESIDE, LINDSAY C., assistant surgeon, United States Navy.

Died: On U. S. S. President Lincoln when torpedoed.

Date : May 31, 1918.

Cause: Enemy action.

Next of kin: Mrs. Mary Whiteside (wife), Lehighton, Pa., R. F. D. 1.

Appointed from Pennsylvania.
WHITELOCK, MYRON KNAPP, ensign, United States Naval Reserve Force (class 3).

Died : On board, U. S. S. Bridge, at Base 2.

Date: October 22, 1918.

Cause: Disease (pneumonia, lobar).

Next of kin: Mrs. Perry C. Shaffer (mother), 47 Monroe Avenue, Brook-
port, N. Y.

Appointed from New York.

WILLETT, CHARLES WILLIAM, ensign, United States Naval Reserve Force (class
4-3).

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

Date: October 17, 1918.

Cause: Disease (pneumonia).

Next of kin: Minnie Jane Willett (wife), 397 Central Avenue, Jersey City,
N. J.

Appointed from New Jersey.
WILLEY, CHARLES WOLCOTT, machinist, United States Naval Reserve Force.

Died : On U. S. S. Herman Frasch, collided with George O. Henry.

Date : Officially declared dead from October 4, 1918.

Cause: Accident.

Next of kin: Mrs. Grace W. Willey (mother), 42 Asylum Street, Norwich,
Conn.

Appointed from Connecticut.
WILLIAMS, EDWARD ROLAND, ensign, United States Naval Force (class 3).

Died : On board U. S. S. Ophir.

Date: November 1, 1918.

Cause: Disease (influenza).



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WILLIAMS, EDWARD ROLAND Continued.

Next of kin: Marie Margaret Williams (wife), ISO Srhermerhnrn Street,
Brooklyn, N. Y.

Appointed from New York.
WILLIAMS, RICHARD BLAND, surgeon (Medical Corps), United States Navy.

Died: Norfolk, Va.

Date : December 3, 1917.

Cause: Wound, gunshot, of head, self-inflicted.

Next of kin : Katherine H. Williams (wife), Boissevane Avenue and Manteo
Street, Norfolk, Va.

Appointed from Pennsylvania.
WILLIAMS. WILLIAM A., ensign, United States Naval Reserve Force (class 3-4).

Died: On U. S. S. Cl-crelund.

Date : September 22, 1918.

Cause: Disease (lobar pneumonia).

Next of kin : Elizabeth Williams (mother), 1026 Washington Avenue, Wood-
haven, Long Island, N. Y.

Appointed from New York.
WILLIAMSON, THOMAS, chief engineer (retired). United States Navy.

Died : At Annapolis, Md.

Date: March 17, 1918.

Cause: Disease (heart trouble).

Next of kin: Mrs. Julia P. Williamson (wife), 185 Prince George Street,
Annapolis, Md.

Appointed from Connecticut.
WILLIAMSON, WILLIAM P., lieutenant commander, United States Navy.

Died: On the Orizaba.

Date: August 17, 1918.

Cause: Accident (explosion).

Next of kin: Mrs. Florence B. Williamson (wife), 280 Madison Avenue,
New York, N. Y., care of M. R. Beam.

Appointed from Minnesota.
WILLITS, GEORGE SIDNEY, rear admiral (retired), United States Navy.

Died: Woodbury, N. Y.

Date : May 3, 1917.

Cause: Disease (endocarditis, chronic).

Next of kin: Mrs. Sylvia B. Willits (wifeX, Riverton, N. J.

Appointed from Pennsylvania.
WINKLE, ALBERT G., lieutenant, United States Naval Reserve Force (class 2).

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

Date : June 14, 1918.

Cause: Accident.

Next of kin: Mrs. Beatrice Winkle (mother), 353 Rosemont Avenue,
Pasadena, Calif.

Appointed from California.

WOOD, CHESTER CAMERON, lieutenant commander (Medical Corps), United States
Navy.

Died : U. S. S. Mercy.

Date : October 12, 1918.

Cause: Disease (pneumonia, broncho).

Next of kin: W. F. Wood (father), Hood Street and East Seventh Avenue,
Tarentum, Pa.

Appointed from Pennsylvania.



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WOOD, FEED E., ensign, United States Naval Reserve Force (class 4-3).

Died: On board the U. S. A. C. T. Ticonderoya when torpedoed.

Date: September 30, 1918.

Cause: Enemy action.

Next of kin: Mrs. Nancy Wood (mother), Wheatland, Okla.

Appointed from Oklahoma.

WOODAED, GEORGE WHEATON, ensign, United States Naval Reserve Force
(class 3).

Died : On the U. S. A. C. T. Ticonderoga when torpedoed.

Date : September 30, 1918.

Cause: Enemy action.

Next of kin: Mrs. Katherine Woodard (mother), 26 Fayette Street, Hills-
dale, Mich.

Appointed from Michigan.

WORLEY, GEORGE W., lieutenant commander, 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. Selman W. Worley (wife), 523 Penn Avenue, Nor-
folk, Va.

Appointed from Virginia.

WORRALL, BENJAMIN WARD J., lieutenant (junior grade) (Medical Corps),
United States Naval Reserve Force.

Died: Automobile accident, occurred between Tonawanda and Niagara.

Date : September 15, 1917.

Cause: Accident

Next of kin: Mrs. Delia Worrall (mother), 1002 Linwood Boulevard, Kan-
sas City, Mo.

Appointed from Missouri.
WORSHAM, WILLIAM L., ensign, United States Navy.

Died : Navy yard, Philadelphia, Pa.

Date: March 2, 1918.

Cause: Disease (pneumonia, lobar).

Next of kin: Ada Mae Worsham (mother), Luenberg, Mass.

Appointed from Massachusetts.

YEILDING, ARTHUR T., assistant surgeon, United States Naval Reserve Force
(class 4).

Died : Naval Hospital, Puget Sound, Wash.

Date : July 16, 1917.

Cause: Disease (meningitis, cerebral).

Next of kin: Mrs. Mary A. Yeilding (mother), Temple, Okla.

Appointed from Oregon.

YOUNG, ROY ARTHUR, lieutenant (junior grade) (M. C. D. S.), United States
Naval Reserve Force.

Died : Claremont, N. H.

Date : October 4, 1918.



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