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Cause : Influenza.

Next of kin : Father, Joseph D. T. Martin, 854 Brockton Avenue, Arling-
ton, Mass.
MARTIN, RUDOLPH HENRY, apprentice seaman, United States Navy.

Enlisted : Columbia, S. C., July 20, 1918.

Died: Naval hospital, Hampton Roads, Va., October 9, 1918.

Cause: Pneumonia.

Next of kin : Father, Daniel F. Martin, Nesses, S. C.

MARTIN, SHIRLEY WILLIAMSON, hospital apprentice, second class, United States
Navy.

Enlisted : Montgomery, Ala., April 21, 1917.

Died : Naval hospital, Newport, R. I., May 16, 1917.

Cause : Pneumonia, broncho.

Next of kin : Mother, Nancy Martin, Five Mile, Ala.
MARTIN, VAN M., chief quartermaster (A), United States Naval Reserve Force.

Enlisted : Kansas City, Mo., July 20, 1918.

Died : Naval training camp, Seattle, Wash., October 21, 1918.

Cause: Pneumonia.

Next of kin : Wife, Margueritte C. Martin, Hutchinson, Kaus.
MARTIN, WALTER JOSEPH, seaman, second class, United States Navy.

Enlisted : Salt Lake City, Utah, November 24, 1917.

Died : Naval hospital, New York, N. Y., November 4, 1918.

Cause : Jaundice and catarrh.

Next of kin : Father, John Francis Martin, Frazee, Minn.
MARTINE, GEORGE, fireman, third class, United States Naval Reserve Force.

Enlisted : Milwaukee, Wis., August 7, 1918.

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

Cause: Influenza.

Next of kin : Father, Herman Martine, Chaseburg, Wis.
MARTINEZ, MANUEL JOSEPH, ship's cook, second class, United States Navy.

Enlisted: El Paso, Tex., October 11, 1917.

Died : Section 1, Norfolk Va., October 12, 1918.

Cause: Pneumonia.

Next of kin : Mother, Susana L. Martinez, box 273, Lankersham, Calif.



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MARTONE, ANGIOLINO, moss, attendant, third class, United States Naval Reserve
Force.

Enlisted : New York, N. Y., June 11, 1918.
. Died : U. S. S. Leviathan, September 14. 1918.

Cause : Broncho-pneumonia.

Next of kin : Father, John Martone, Cervinara, Italy.
MARVELLE, PAUL LEBARON, gunner's mate, second class, United States Navy.

Enlisted : Newport, R. I., November 19, 1914.

Died: U. S. S. Seneca, September 16, 1918.

Cause: Drowned when U. S. S. Seneca came to the rescue of the torpedoed
Wellington.

Next of kin : Father, James A. Marvelle, 45 Main Street, Wareham, Mass.
MASO, WILLIAM FREDERICK, seaman, second class, United States Naval Reserve
Force.

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

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

Cause: Influenza.

Next of kin : Wife. Charlotte Maso, West Washington Street, Monroe, Wis.
MASON, BERNARD WILLIAM, machinist's mate, second class, United States Naval
Reserve Force.

Enlisted: Tompkinsville, N. Y., July 9, 1918.

Died : Naval hospital, Pelham Bay Park, N. Y., October 11, 1918.

Cause : Broncho-pneumonia.

Next of kin : Father, William L. Mason. 73 Sand Street, Stapleton, Staten

Island, N. Y.

MASON, CHARLES EUGENE, apprentice seaman, United States Naval Reserve
Force. .

Enlisted: Philadelphia, Pa., July 27, 1918.

Died : Naval hospital, Philadelphia, Pa., October 13, 1918.

Cause: Influenza.

Next of kin : Sister, Jennie Mason, 405 North Redfield Street, Philadelphia,

Pa.
MASON, FRANCIS ARTHUR, hospital apprentice, first class, United States Navy.

Enlisted : Nashville, Tenn., June 7, 1917.

Died : Naval hospital, Portsmouth, N. H., February 20, 1918.

Cause: Pneumonia, lobar.

Next of kin : Father, Samuel Knox Mason, La Fayette, Ga.
MASON, WALKER BRIGOS, landsman for electrician (R), United States Naval
Reserve Force.

Enlisted: Indianapolis, Ind., November 30, 1917.

Died : Naval hospital, Great Lakes, 111., May 19, 1918.

Cause: Mumps.

Next of kin : Father, Otis N. Mason, Wrenthani, Mass.
MASOTES, FLORENCIO, steerage cook. United States Navy.

Enlisted : Montevideo, Uruguay, February 14, 1918.

Died: Willard Parker Hospital, New York, N. Y., October 1, 1918.

Cause : Broncho-pneumonia.

Next of kin : Mother, Paula Ingua, Real Street, Carnalig, Albay, P. I.
MASSES, NEEDHAM JEROME, machinist's mate, second class, United States Naval
Reserve Force.

Enlisted : Atlanta, Ga., December 10, 1917.

Died : Naval hospital, New London, Conn., October 9, 1918.

Cause : Broncho-pneumonia.

Next of kin : Mother, Ludie B. Massee, Marshallville, Ga.



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MASSEY, JAMES, chief machinist's mate, United States Navy.

Enlisted : Charleston, S. C., June 15, 1918.

Died : Receiving ship, Norfolk, Va., August 30, 1918.

Cause: Epilepsy.

Next of kin: Wife, Nellie Massey, 521 Fayette Street, Portsmouth, Va.
MATCHETT, JOHN ROBERT, seaman, second class, United States Naval Reserve
Force.

Enlisted : Kansas City, Mo., May 21, 1918.

Died: Naval hospital, Hampton Roads, Va., September 26, 1918.

Cause : Pneumonia, lobar.

Next of kin : Father, William S. Matchett, R. 2, Kingston, Mo.
MATHENY, CHRISTOPHER LOVELL, lanflsman for yeoman, United States Navy.

Enlisted : Columbia, S. C., April 20, 1917.

Died : Naval hospital, Newport, R. I., May 18, 1917.

Cause: Appendicitis, acute.

Next of kin : Father, J. W. Matheny, Holly Hill, S. C.
MATHERS, JOHN TERRY, electrician, third class (R), United States Navy.

Enlisted : Des Moines, Iowa, April 24, 1917.

Died : S. S. Lake City, October 3, 1918.

Cause: Killed in collision.

Next of kin : Mother, Lilly Ellen Mathers, 503 North Marion Avenue, Wash

ington, Iowa.

MATHESON, CHARLES B., mess attendant, first class, United States Naval Re-
serve Force.

Enlisted : Boston, Mass., February 20, 1917.

Died : Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, September 10, 1917.

Cause : Spinal meningitis.

Next of kin : Mother, Isabelle Matheson, Mattapau, Mass.
MATHEWS, WILLIAM CLYDE, seaman, second class, United States Navy.

Enlisted : Houston, Tex., May 3, 1918.

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

Cause : Pneumonia, lobar.

Next of kin : Mother, Amanda Mathews, San Augustine, Tex.
MATHIS, ARTHUR FRANK, fireman, second class, United States Navy.

Enlisted : Pensacola, Fla., December 28, 1916.

Died : Naval hospital, Norfolk, Va., January 9, 1918.

Cause: Pneumonia, lobar.

Next of kin: William E. Mathis, Cottonplant, Ark.
MATIASEK, Louis JOHN, carpenter's mate, United States Naval Reserve Force.

Enlisted : Great Lakes, 111., August 6, 1918.

Died : Naval hospital, Great Lakes, 111., October 6, 1918.

Cause: Influenza.

Next of kin: Mother, Barbara Matiasek, 2405 Winfield Avenue, Benvyn,

111.
MATIC, FELIX, mess attendant, third class, United States Navy.

Enlisted : Cavite, P. I., July 8, 1918.

Died : Naval hospital, Philadelphia, Pa., September 28, 1918.

Cause: Influenza.

Next of kin: Mother, Maria Andaya, Bacolor, Pampanga, P. I.



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MATKE, LAWRENCE SYLVANOUS, seaman, second class, United States Naval Reserve
Force.

Enlisted : Great Lakes, 111., June 17, 1918.

Died : Naval hospital, Great Lakes, 111., October 7, 1918.

Cause: Cerebrospinal fever.

Next of kin : Mother, Catherine Matre, 6458 Magnolia Avenue, Chicago, 111.
MATSON, MARSHALL EWALD, seaman, United States Naval Reserve Force.

Enlisted : Chicago, 111., March 8, 1917.

Died : Naval hospital, Portsmouth, Va., April 15,. 1918.

Cause: Pleurisy.

Next of kin : Mother, Anna Matson, 2629 Mallon Street, Chicago, 111.
MATTATALL, FRANK SANBORN, seaman, second class, United States Naval Reserve
Force.

Enlisted : Portland, Me., July 3, 1918.

Died : Quarantine station, Gallops Island, Mass., October 1, 1918.

Cause: Pleurisy.

Next of kin : Mother, Mary Eva Mattatall, East Machias, Me.
MATTER, SHERMAN EDWIN, fireman, third class, United States Navy.

Enlisted : Chicago, 111., July 29, 1918.

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

Cause : Influenza.

Next of kin : Mother, Hattie Matter, Plainfield, 111.
MATTESON, WILLIAM FRANCIS, seaman, second class, United States Navy.

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

Died : U. S. S. Hull, December 14, 1917.

Cause: Lost overboard.

Next of kin : Father, William Matteson, Main Street, Natick, R. I.
MATTHEWS, DAVID SANDERS, mess attendant, third class, United States Naval Re-
serve Force.

Enlisted: Birmingham, Ala., July 17, 1918.

Died : Naval air station, Killingholme, November 3, 1918.

Cause : Pneumonia.

Next of kin : Father, Oscar Matthews, Ozark, Ala.

MATTHEWS, EDGAR ANDREW, bandsman for quartermaster (A), United States
Naval Reserve Force.

Enlisted : Boston, Mass., July 17, 1918.

Died : Dunwoody, naval training school, Minneapolis, Minn., November 9,
1918.

Cause: Pneumonia, lobar.

Next of kin : Father, Roswell Matthews, Southwick, Mass.
MATTHEWS, ERNEST LEOPOLD, seaman, second class, United States Naval Reserve
Force.

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

Died : Naval hospital, Puget Sound, Wash., October 2, 1918.

Cause: Influenza.

Next of kin : Father, Frederick G. Matthews, route No. 1, Mora, Minn.
MATTHIESSEN, ALFRED HENRY, ship's cook, first class, United States Naval Reserve
Force.

Enlisted : Reno, Nev., September 25, 1917.

Died : Section naval base, San Diego, Calif., October 29, 1918.

Cause: Influenza.

Next of kin : Mother, Lillie Cora Simonson, Pavlak, Nev.

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MATTICKS, JOHN WESLEY, hospital apprentice, first class, United States Naval
Reserve Force.

Enlisted : Baltimore, Md., December 7, 1917.

Died: University of Maryland, Baltimore, Md., October 18, 1918.

Cause: Pneumonia.

Next of kin: Mother, Mrs. Hattie C. Matticks, 115 West Broad Street,

Millville, N. J.
MATTINGLY, GEORGE GUYTON, fireman, third class, United States Navy.

Enlisted : Cincinnati, Ohio, March 22, 1918.

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

Cause : Pneumonia, lobar.

Next of kin : Father, George W. Mattingly, R. R. 2, Nicholasville, Ky.
MATTISON, HOMER EDWARD, electrician, third class (R), United States Naval
Reserve Force.

Enlisted : Albany, N. Y., June 3, 1918.

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

Cause : Broncho-pneumonia.

Next of kin : Mother, Alice Mattison, Comstock, N. Y.
MATTOX, BARNEY WILLIAM, apprentice seaman, United States Navy.

Enlisted : Nashville, Tenn., December 15, 1917.

Died : Naval hospital, Norfolk, Va., January 18, 1918.

Cause : Pneumonia, broncho.

Next of kin : Father, Dennis Mattox, Southville, Miss.
MATTSON, BERNHARD, fireman, first class, United States Navy.

Enlisted : Minneapolis, Minn. t June 1, 1915.

Died : U. S. S. Dochra, November 8, 1918.

Cause: Pneumonia, lobar.

Next of kin : Father, S. M. Johnston, Bowas Mora, Sweden.
MATTSON, EDWARD JOHN, seaman, second class, United States Navy.

Enlisted : Minneapolis, Minn., January 8, 1917.

Died : U. S. S. North Dakota, January 15, 1918.

Cause: Drowned.

Next of kin : Sister, Lila Mattson, Eveleth, Minn.
MATZ, ROY GUSTAV, seaman, United States Naval Reserve Force.

Enlisted: San Pedro, Calif., December 11, 1917.

Died : Naval training camp, San Pedro, Calif., November 8, 1918.

Cause : Broncho-pneumonia.

Next of kin: Sister, Lucille Matz, 333 California Street, San Francisco,

Calif.
MAUPIN, HARRY, coxswain United States Navy.

Enlisted: Seattle, Wash., April 19, 1917.

Died : Naval hospital, Key West, Fla., October 21, 1918.

Cause : Pneumonia, lobar.

Next of kin : Mother, Milichia Angeline Maupin, Richland, Wash.
MAURER, JOHN SHERMAN, hospital apprentice, first class, United States Navy.

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

Died : Dunwoody, Industrial Institute, Minneapolis, Minn., August 11, 1918.

Cause: Drowned.

Next of kin : Mother, Alice Maurer, East A Street, Ontario, Calif.
MAXWELL, DAVID MARION, pharmacist's mate, second class, United State s Navy.

Enlisted : Dallas, Tex., December 31, 1914.

Died : Company A, Fifth Marines, in France, June 17, 1918.

Cause : Wounds received in action.

Next of kin : Father, David A. Maxwell, Lockesburg, Ark.



515

MAXWELL, JENNINGS BEYAN, fireman, second class, United States Naval Reserve
Force.

Enlisted : Peoria, 111., June 5, 1918.

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

Cause : Pneumonia.

Next of kin : Father, John A. Maxwell, McLean, 111.
MAY. FRANK HENKY, fireman, third class, United States Navy.

Enlisted : Omaha, Nebr., December 8, 1917.

Died : Naval station, Great Lakes, 111., January 18, 1918.

Cause: Pneumonia, broncho.

Next of kin : Father, Joseph May, Sturgis, S. Dak.
MAY, JOSEPH EARL, fireman, second class, United States Navy.

Enlisted : Birmingham, Ala., June 2, 1917.

1 Mod : Naval hospital, Brooklyn, N. Y., November 22, 1917.

Cause : Pneumonia, lobar.

Next of kin : Father, R. J. May, Riley Station, Birmingham, Ala.
MAYER, FRANK JOSEPH, baker, second class, United States Navy.

Enlistc (1 : Cincinnati, Ohio, March 31, 1917.

Died : U. S, S. Orizaba, August 17, 1918.

Cause : Lost life when depth charge exploded on vessel.

Next of kin : Brother, John Mayer, 512 Dandridge Street, Cincinnati, Ohio.
MAYER, JOHN VALENTINE, landsman for machinists' mate (A), United States
Naval Reserve Force.

Enlisted : Buffalo, N. Y., July 11, 1918.

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

Cause : Influenza.

Next of kin : Herman F. Mayer, 221- East Utica Street, Buffalo, N. Y.
MAYERS, EDMUND, oiler, United States Navy.

Enlisted : New York, N. Y., June 30, 1916.

Died : Naval hospital, Fort Lyons, Colo., November 22, 1917.

Cause : Tuberculosis, chronic pulmonary.

Next of kin : Wife, Cora Mayers, 188 Sumner Avenue, Brooklyn, N. Y.
MAYES. CHARLES WESLEY, seaman, United States Navy.

Enlisted : Houston, Tex., April 11, 1917.

Died : Naval hospital, New York, N. Y., October 4, 1918.

Cause : Broncho-pneumonia.

Next of kin : Mother, Cora Mayes, Barker, Tex.
MAYNARD, HARRY ARNEL, seaman, second class, United States Navy.

Enlisted : Dallas, Tex., April 29, 1917.

Died : Naval Officers Training School, Baltimore, Md., November 1, 1918.

Cause : Pneumonia.

Next of kin: Mother, Ellen Maynard, West Booth and College Streets,

Paris, Tex.
MAYO, HENRY CARL, machinist's mate, first class (A), United States Navy.

Enlisted : Albany, N. Y., December 3, 1917.

Died : Red Cross Military Hospital No. 806, Malabry, Paris, October 31 V
1918.

Cause : Broncho-pneumonia.

Next of kin : Mother, Minnie Mayo, Rouses Point, N. Y.
MEACHAN, ROBERT WEBSTER, engineman, second class, United States Navy.

Enlisted: Portland, Oreg., August 10, 1917.

Died : U. S. S. Lakemoor, April 11, 1918.

Cause : Lost life when vessel was torpedoed.

Next of kin : Mother, Lyda B. Meachan, Blissfield, Mich.



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MEAD, IRL EDSON, landsman for electrician (R), United States Naval Reserve
Force.

Enlisted: Detroit, Mich., May 25, 1918.

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

Cause : Influenza.

Next of kin : Father, Frank Mead, Elberta, Benzie, Mich.
MEADOR, AARON EDWARD, fireman, third class, United States Navy.

Enlisted: Omaha, Nebr., April 12, 1918.

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

Cause: Pneumonia, lobar.

Next of kin : Father, Of allow R. Meador, Arlington, Nebr.
MEAGHER, JOSEPH, chief turret captain, Fleet Naval Reserves.

Enlisted: Philadelphia, Pa., June 29, 1917.

Died: In ambulance on way to hospital, Philadelphia, Pa., October 4, 1918.

Cause: Influenza.

Next of kin: Wife, Marcella B. Meagher, 2614 South Rosewood Strori,

Philadelphia, Pa.
MEALLEY, THADDEUS, chief yeoman, United States Navy.

Enlisted : Philadelphia, Pa., July 9, 1914.

Died: St. Elizabeths Hospital, Washington, D. C., December 15, 1917.

Cause : Dementia, paralytica.

Next of kin: Wife, Laura M. Mealley, 407 Leedon Street, Jenkintown, P.M.
MEANS, LAWRENCE ALICESON, seaman, second class, United States Navy.

Enlisted : El Paso, Tex., April 24, 1917.

Died : Naval training camp, San Diego, Calif., September 28, 1917.

Cause: Meningitis, cerebrospinal.

Next of kin : Mother, Fannie Means, -box 2338, Globe, Ariz.
MEANS, OWEN GILBERT, seaman, second class, United States Naval Reserve
Force.

Enlisted: Peoria, 111., June 17, 1918.

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

Cause: Influenza.

Next of kin : Mother, Nellie Bates Means, 908 South Clayton Street, Bloom-

ington, 111.
MECHABER, EDWARD, seaman, second class, United States Naval Reserve Force.

Enlisted : New Bedford, Mass., May 3, 1918.

Died : Naval hospital, Newport, R. I., September 22, 1918.

Cause: Pneumonia, lobar.

Next of kin : Mother, Mary Mechaber, 87 Kenyon Street, New Bedford,

Mass.

MECHALKE, JOSEPH MITCHELL, fireman, third class, United States Naval Reserve
Force.

Enlisted : Buffalo, N. Y., July 12, 1918.

Died : Naval hospital, Great Lakes, 111., September 29, 1918.

Cause: Influenza.

Next of kin: Father, Robert Louis Mechalke, 757 Harper Street, Che-

inung County, Elmira, N. Y.
MEDICIS, MARTIN ANDREW, Jr., oiler, United States Nayy.

Enlisted : Galveston, Tex., November 4, 1914.

Died: Naval hospital, Puget Sound, Wash., July 1, 1917.

Cause: Arthritis, acute.

Next of kin : Father, Martin A. Medicis, Opelousas, La.



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MEDIOLDIA, VICTOR, mess attendant, third class, United States Navy.

Enlisted : Cavite, P. I., November 7, 1916.

Died : Navy collier Cyclops, June 14, 1918.

Cause : Member of crew on missing Cyclops.

Next of kin : Mother, Teodora Magdo, Copez, P. I.
MEECH, JOHN WILLIAM, fireman, third class, United States Navy.

Enlisted : Kansas City, Mo., December 8, 1917.

Died: Naval station, Great Lakes, 111., January 30, 1918.

Cause: Pneumonia, lobar.

Next of kin : Father, John W. Meech, Blue Mound, Kans.
MEFFORD, GEOKGE DEWEY, fireman, third class, United States Navy.

Enlisted : Louisville, Ky., July 3, 1918.

Died : Naval hospital, Great Lakes, 111., October 9, 1918.

Cause : Influenza.

Next of kin : Mother, Sadie Mefford, New Castle, Ky.

MEINIG, ROBERT WILLIAM, carpenter's mate, second class, United States Naval
Reserve Force.

Enlisted : Omaha, Nebr., July 1, 1918.

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

Cause: Influenza.

Next of kin: Father, Carl. A. Meinig, 3604 North Forty -second Street,

Omaha, Nebr.
MEISTER, ANDREW FRED, gunner's mate, third class, United States Navy.

Enlisted: Hampton Roads, Va., September 5, 1916.

Died : U. S. S. Michigan, October 30, 1917.

Cause : Member of crew when vessel was lost.

Next of kin : Mother, Anna Klose, 57 Kinney Street, Wilkes-Barre; Pa.
MEITZLER, HAROLD RAYMOND, seaman, second class, United States Naval Reserve
Force.

Enlisted : Peoria, 111., June 4, 1918.

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

Cause: Influenza.

Next of kin : Father, Paris Andrew Meitzler, Armstrong, 111.
MELICK, JAY RUSSELL, landsman for electrician (R), United States Navy.

Enlisted : Des Moines, Iowa, December 12, 1917.

Died: Naval station, Great Lakes, 111., February 21, 1918.

Cause: Pneumonia, lobar.

Next of kin : Mother, Ynono Melick, 131 Hyland Street, Ames, Iowa.
MELLIES, CLARENCE JOHN, apprentice seaman, United States Navy.

Enlisted : St. Louis, Mo., August 5, 1918.

Died : Navy yard, Mare Island, Calif., October 23, 1918.

Cause : Influenza.

Next of kin : Mother, Lydia F. Mellies, Owensville, Mo.
MELLINGER, OSCAR JAMES, fireman, third class, United States Navy.

Enlisted : Butte, Mont., November 19, 1914.

Died : Naval prison, Mare Island, Calif., October 16, 1917.

Cause : Tuberculosis, chronic pulmonary.

Next of kin : Aunt, Emma Butler, 1396 East Market Street, Akron, Ohio.
MELTON, RANNEL, landsman for machinist's mate (A), United States Naval Re-
serve Force.

Enrolled : Indianapolis, Ind., July 6, 1918.

Died : Naval hospital, Great Lakes, 111., September 26, 1918.

Cause : Influenza.

Next of kin : Mother, Mary Jane Melton, Dixon, Ky.



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MELVIN, FRED LAWRENCE, fireman, third class, United States Naval Reserve Force.

Enrolled : Indianapolis, Ind., June 17, 1918.

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

Cause : Pneumonia.

Next of kin: Mother, Mrs. Emma Melvin, II. II. 3, box 33, Waynestowii, Ind.
MEKAGH, WILLIAM FRANCIS, engineman, second class, United States Naval Re-
serve Force.

Enrolled : New York, N. Y., April 11, 1918.

Died : Kingston Avenue Hospital, Brooklyn, N. Y., October 21, 1918.

Cause : Pneumonia.

Next of kin : Aunt, Mrs. Mary Henderson, 193 Hoyt Street, Brooklyn, N. Y.
MENARD, HECTOR NAPOLEON, seaman, second class, United States Navy.

Enlisted : New Haven, Conn., April 20, 1917.

Died : U. S. S. Hancock, January 10, 1918.

Cause: Drowning.

Next of kin : Mother, Mrs. Agnes Menard, 250 Willow Street, Bridgeport,

Conn.

MENDELSOHN, ROY MILTON, apprentice seaman, United States Naval Reserve
Force.

Enrolled : Great Lakes, 111., December 11, 1917.

Died : Naval hospital, Great Lakes, 111., September 19, 1918.

Cause : Influenza.

Next of kin : Mother, Mrs. Sonia Mendelsohn, 621 South Marshfield Avenue,

Chicago, 111.
MENDES, JOSE ANTHONY, fireman, first class, United States Navy.

Enlisted : Newport, R. I., July 29, 1915.

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

Cause : Killed in action with enemy submarine.

Next of kin: Father, Antonio S. Mendes, 139 Laurel Hill Avenue, Provi-
dence, R. I.

MENSE, EWALD, landsman for electrician (R), United States Naval Reserve Force.

Enrolled : Minneapolis, Minn., May 6, 1918.

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

Cause: Influenza.

Next of kin : Mother, Catherine Mense, 5605 Etzel Avenue, St. Louis, Mo.
MERCADO, LTJCIO, native seaman, second class, United States Navy.

Enlisted : Cavite, P. I., July 8, 1913.

Died : Naval hospital, Canacao, P. I., May 14, 1917.

Cause: Tuberculosis, acute.

Next of kin : Father, Gaton Mercado, Silan, Cavite, P. I.

MERCER, ALFRED WILLIAM, seaman, second class, United States Naval Reserve
Force.

Enlisted: Baltimore, Md., June 13, 1918.

Died : Naval hospital, naval base, Virginia, October 6, 1918.

Cause: Pneumonia.

Next of kin : Wife. Eva May Mercer, Washington Road, Washington Park,

Baltimore, Md.
MERCER, EMERY, seaman, second class, United States Naval Reserve Force.

Enlisted : Navy rifle range, Camp Logan, 111., January 8, 1918.

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

Cause: Scarlet fever.

Next of kin : Mother, Malida Mercer, Springport, Mich.



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MERCER, MAHLON ATLEE, seaman, second class, United States Navy.
Enlisted : Philadelphia, Pa., May 28, 1917.
Died : Naval hospital, Chelsea, Mass., September 21, 1918.
Cause: Influenza.

Next of kin : Sister, Mary E. Goodwin, 501 Summit Avenue, Westville, N. J.
MERCHANT, FINIS KING, fireman, third class, United States Navy.
Enlisted: Nashville, Tenn., December 14, 1917.
Died : Naval hospital, Norfolk, Va., January 23, 1918.
Cause: Pneumonia.

Next of kin : Mother, Mrs. C. D. Merchant, Ashville, Ala.

MERKEL, GEORGE CHRISTIAN, machinist's mate, first class, United States Navy.
Enlisted : Philadelphia, Pa., May 27, 1914.
Died: U. S. S. Jacob Jones, December 6, 1917.
Cause : Killed in action with enemy submarine.

Next of kin : Mother, Katherine Merkel, 258 East Phillellena Street, Phila-
delphia, Pa.

MERKEL, LAWRENCE, fireman, second class, United States Navy.
Enlisted : Baltimore, Md., April 20, 1917.
Died : Navy collier Cyclops, June 14, 1918.
Cause : Member of crew on missing Cyclops.
Next of kin : Morris Merkel, 1123 Laurens Street, Baltimore, Md.
MERRIAM, ROY STEWART, coxswain, United States Navy.
Enlisted : San Francisco, Calif., March 27, 1914.
Died : Navy collier Cyclops, June 14, 1918.
Cause: Member of crew on missing Cyclops.
Next of kin : Father, William A. Merriam, Hickman, Calif.
MERTENS, THEODORE ERNEST, seaman, second class, United States Naval Reserve

Force.

Enlisted: Cincinnati, Ohio, June 3, 1918.
Died : Naval hospital, New Orleans, La., October 5, 1918.
Cause: Pneumonia, broncho.

Next of kin : Mother, Minnie Mertens, 68 Hanford Street, Columbus, Ohio.
MERWIN, JOHN JULIAN, landsman for electrician (R), United States Navy.
Enlisted: New Haven, Conn., January 2, 1918.
Died: Naval Radio School, Cambridge, Mass., April 10, 1918.
Cause : Pneumonia, lobar.
Next of kin : Father, John Julian Merwin, 77 Whalley Avenue, New Haven,

Conn.

MERZ, WALTER EDWARD, seaman, United States Navy.
Enlisted: Syracuse, N. Y., September 8, 1917.
Died : U. S. S. Florence H., April 17, 1918.
Cause: Explosion on board the steamship Florence H.
Next of kin : Mother, Helen Merz, 921 Highland Street, Syracuse, N. Y.
MESSANG, JOHN PETER ALBERT, chief machinist's mate, United States Navy.
Enlisted: Chicago, 111., February 13, 1913.
Died : U. S. S. F-l, December 17, 1917.
Cause: Drowned.
Next of kin: Wife, Anna Messang, 2253 North Hope Street, Philadelphia,

Pa.

MESSENGER, CLARENCE HENRY, electrician, first class, United States Navy.



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