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serve Force.

Enrolled : Minneapolis, Minn., August 2, 1918.

Died : Dunwoody Naval Training Schools, October 5, 1918.

Cause: Pneumonia, lobar.

Next of kin : Mother, Minnie Peterson, box K, Eveleth, Minn.
PETERSON, CHESTER ARTHUR, apprentice seaman, United States Navy.

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

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

Cause: Influenza.

Next of kin : Father, Helman Peterson, Ogdensburg, Wis.

PETERSON, HOWARD MAURER, musician, first class, United States Naval Reserve
Force.

Enrolled: Great Lakes, 111., July 8, 1918.

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

Cause: Obstruction, acute intestinal.

Next of kin : Father, Peter W. Peterson, 27 North Yale Street, Vermillion,

S. Dak.
PETERSON, LAWRENCE ELMER, apprentice seaman, United States Navy.

Enlisted : New York, N. Y., May 4, 1917.

Died : Naval hospital, Newport, R. I., June 1, 1917.

Cause : Pneumonia, lobar.

Next of kin : Mother, Mrs. Ealda Holtz, Clear Lake, Wis.
PETERSON, NILS ALFRED, seaman, United States Naval Reserve Force.

Enrolled : Navy yard, Boston, Mass., June 8, 1917.

Died : Naval hospital, Chelsea, Mass., July 22, 1918.

Cause : Tuberculosis, acute general.

Next of kin: Mother, Mrs. Mathilda Peterson, 4 Sunset Avenue, Forest

Hills, Boston, Mass.

PETERSON, PAUL MATTHEWS, apprentice seaman, United States Naval Reserve
Force.

Enrolled : Milwaukee, Wis., July 25, 1918.

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

Cause: Influenza.

Next of kin : Mother, Hilda Peterson, 1109 Gillette Street, La Crosse, Wis.
PETERSON, THEODORE ENGWAL, Jr., yeoman, second class, United States Navy.

Enlisted : Seattle, Wash., June 9, 1917.

Died : Receiving ship at New York, March 17, 1918.
Cause: Pneumonia.

Next of kin: Mother, Lena Peterson, 1080 West Seventh Street, St. Paul,
Minn.



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PETERSON, VERNE ANTON, landsman yoeman, United States Navy.
Enlisted : Salt Lake City, Utah, June 11, 1917.
Died : Salt Lake City, on leave, January 11, 1918.
Cause: Acute nephritis.
Next of kin: Father, V. Peterson, 753 South Third Street, Salt Lake City,

Utah.

PETERSON, WILHELM, seaman, second class, United States Naval Reserve Force.
Enrolled: Indianapolis, Ind., June 3, 1918.
Died : Naval hospital, Philadelphia, Pa., September 23, 1918.
Cause : Influenza.

Next of kin : Father, Charles Peterson, box 197, Medary ville, Ind.
PETIFORD, FAY ARTHUR, fireman, third class, United States Naval Reserve Force.
Enrolled : Kansas City, Mo., June 10, 1918.
Died : Naval hospital, Philadelphia, Pa., January 28, 1918.
Cause: Pneumonia, lobar.

Next of kin: Father, George Petiford, Walnut Grove, Mo.
PETRONE, GENEVIEVE JOSEPHINE, yeoman (F), second class, United States Naval

Reserve Force.

Enrolled : San Francisco, Calif., July 27, 1917.
Died : San Francisco, Calif., October 27, 1917.
Cause: Wound, gunshot.

Next of kin : Husband, Burt Petrone, 776 Bush Street, San Francisco, Calif.
PETTERSON, JOHN ALGATH, molder, first class, United States Naval Reserve

Force,

Enrolled: Boston, Mass., April 30, 1918.

Died: Naval -traming camp, Hingham, Mass., September 23, 1918.
Cause: Pneumonia.
Next of kin: Wife, Honor Bernadette Petterson, 376 Huntington Avenue,

Hyde Park, Mass.

PETTS, ROBERT HENRY, seaman, second class, United States Naval Reserve Force.
Enrolled : Boston, Mass., November 30, 1917.
Died : Naval hospital, Chelsea, Mass., May 13, 1918.
Cause: Diphtheria.
Next of kin : Mother, Margaret D. Petts, 3 Regent Circle, Jamaica Plain,

Mass.

PEVEEILL, HAROLD, machinist's mate, second class, United States Navy.
Enlisted : Des Moines, Iowa, January 5, 1918.
Died : U. S. S. submarine chaser 209, August 27, 1918.
Cause: Killed when U. S. S. submarine chaser 209 was fired upon by the

enemy.

Next of kin : Mother, Clara Amanda Peverill, R. F. D. 5, Waterloo, Iowa.
PEYSER, HAEBY, seaman, second class, United States Naval Reserve Force.
Enrolled : New York, N. Y., April 3, 1918.
Died : U. S. S. Frederick, October 19, 1918.
Cause: Influenza.
Next of kin : Father, George Peyser, 105 West One-hundred and fourteenth

Street, New York, N. Y.

PEYTON, JOHN ALOYSIUS, seaman, United States Naval Reserve Force.
Enrolled : New York, N. Y., May 9, 1917.
Died : Naval hospital, New York, N. Y., January 17, 1918.
Cause : Pneumonia, lobar.

Next of kin: Brother, James Peyton, corporal, Thirteenth Cavalry, First
Troop, H, United States Army, Fort Ringgold, Tex.



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PFAHLERT, CARL ARTHUR, seaman, second class, United States Naval Reserve
Force.

Enrolled : Buffalo, N. Y., May 24, 1918.

Died : Naval hospital, Chelsea, Mass., September 20, 1918.

Cause: Influenza.

Next of kin : Father, C. C. Roberts, 34 Chestnut Street, Lockport, N. Y.
PFEIFER, FRANK, chief yeoman, United States Naval Reserve Force.

Enrolled : New Orleans, La., December 4, 1917.

Died : At home, October 13, 1916.

Cause: Influenza.

Next of kin : Mother, Mrs. Nettie N. Pfeifer, 3931 St. Charles Avenue, New

Orleans, La.
PFLUM, MIRIE MORTON, fireman, second class, United States Navy.

Enlisted : Denver, Colo., October 6, 1915.

Died : U. S. S. Charleston, April 21, 1917.

Cause: Fall.

Next of kin : Mother, Emma Pflum, Wauneta, Nebr.
PHARR, ROBERT HENRY, fireman, third class, United States Naval Reserve Force.

Enrolled : Atlanta, Ga., July 16, 1918.

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

Cause: Influenza.

Next of kin : Mother, Amanda Bruce Pharr, Pine Log, Ga.
PHELPS, CHARLES, mess attendant, first class, United States Navy.

Enlisted : Vera Cruz, Mexico, January 19, 1914.

Died : Naval hospital, Chelsea, Mass., June 10, 1917.

Cause: Nephritis chronic paranechymatovs.

Next of kin : Mother, Mrs. Anna Phelps, 115 South Street, Annapolis, Md.
PHELPS, ELDON GEORGE, landsman for machinist's mate (A), United States
Naval Reserve Force.

Enrolled: Portland, Oreg., June 28, 1918.

Died : Naval hospital, Puget Sound, Wash., October 18, 1918.

Cause: Influenza.

Next of kin : Wife, Pearl Alberta Phelps, Moscow, Idaho.

PHILBRICK, EVERETT GERRISH, electrician, third class (R), United States Naval
Reserve Force.

Enrolled: Boston, Mass., June 1, 1917.

Died : Naval air station, Moutchic Lacanau, August 13, 1918.

Cause: Drowning.

Next of kin : Father, C. H. Philbrick" 266 Little Nahant Road, Nahant,

Mass.
PHILIPPI, LESTER JOSEPH, engineman, second class, United States Navy.

Enlisted : Philadelphia, Pa., August 17, 1914.

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

Cause : Died when vessel was sunk.

Next of kin : Father, Herman Bieldfield Philippi, Sykesville, Pa.
PHILLIPS, ADELBERT NELSON, apprentice seaman, United States Navy.

Enlisted : Albany, N. Y., April 19, 1917.

Died : Naval hospital, Newport, R. I., August 24, 1917.
Cause, Pleusisy, suppurative.

Next of kin : Mother, Martha Phillips, Oriskany, N. J.



592

PHILLIPS, ADOLPH, water tender, United States Navy.

Enlisted: Cincinnati, Ohio, October, 8, 1915.

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

Cause: Killed in action.

Next of kin : Mother, Eunice Phillips, 638 Landis Avenue, Vineland, N. J.
PHILLIPS, CHARLES LAKUE, seaman, second class, signalman, United States Navy.

Enlisted : Recruiting Station, Philadelphia, Pa., February 20, 1917.

Died : Steamship War Knight, March 24, 1918.

Cause: Lost overboard.

Next of kin : Father, Charles Edward Phillips, Camp Hill, Pa.
PHILLIPS, DANIEL CURRAN, landsman for electrician (R) (O), United States
Naval Reserve Force.

Enrolled : Meridian, Miss., June 29, 1918.

Died: Dunwoody Naval training School, Minneapolis, Minn., October 8,
1918.

Cause: Pneumonia, lobar.

Next of kin : Brother, William D. Phillips, 3300 Eighth Street, Meridian,

Miss.

PHILLIPS, EDWIN DAVID, engineman, second class, United States Naval Reserve
Force.

Enrolled : Philadelphia, Pa., April 26, 1917.

Died : U. S. S. Buena Ventura, September 16, 1918.

Cause : When vessel was torpedoed by enemy.

Next of kin: Mother, Mrs. F. Phillips, 2038 South Twenty-first Street,

Philadelphia, Pa.

PHILLIPS, GEORGE GLADSTONE, electrician, third class, United States Naval Re-
serve Force.

Enrolled : Wilmington, N. C., June 7, 1918.

Died : Naval hospital, Charleston, S. C., October, 10, 1918.

Cause: Pneumonia, lobar.

Next of kin : Brother, Evander M. Phillips, P. O. Box 61, Rockingham, N. C.
PHILLIPS, ISAIAH H., apprentice seaman, United States Navy.

Enlisted : Charleston, S. C., October 26, 1918.

Died : United States naval hospital, Charleston, S. C., November 4, 1918.

Cause : Pneumonia.

Next of kin : Wife, Minnie O. Phillips, R. R. 3, Birmingham, Ala.
PHILLIPS, JAMES ASHTON, yeoman, third class, United States Navy.

Enlisted : Pittsburgh, Pa., May 20, 1918.

Died : Naval hospital, naval base, Virginia, September 29, 1918.

Cause: Pneumonia.

Next of kin : Father, John Phillips, 1417 Euclid Avenue, Steubenville, Ohio.
PHILLIPS, VAN CROOKE, seaman, second class, United States Naval Reserve Force.

Enrolled : Indianapolis, Ind., May 4, 1918.

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

Cause: Appendicitis.

Next of kin : Mother, Clara S. Phillips, Newberry, Ind.

PHILLIPS, WILLIAM MILLET, seaman, second class, United States Naval Reserve
Force.

Enrolled : Raleigh, N. C., June 3, 1918.

Died : Naval hospital, naval base, Virginia, October 2, 1918.

Cause: Pneumonia.

Next of kin : Father, Thomas Jackson Phillips, R. F. D. 3, East Bend, N. C.



593

PHILO, AKCHIE, blacksmith, United States Navy.

Enlisted : Old Point Comfort, Va., September 24, 1915.

Died : Naval hospital, Norfolk, Va., April 14, 1917.

Cause: Carcinoma.

Next of kin : Mother, Annie M. Philo, 2539 Findlay Avenue, Columbus, Ohio.
PHIPPS, GEOEGE PAUL, mess attendant, third class, United States Navy.

Enlisted : Salt Lake City, Utah, April 10, 1917.

Died : Naval hospital, Norfolk, Va., July 6, 1917.

Cause: Pneumonia.

Next of kin : Mother, Mrs. Mary Phipps, general delivery, Los Angeles, Calif.
PHIPPS, JOHN WILLIAM, ship's cook, second class, United States Navy.

Enlisted: Indianapolis, Ind., April 21, 1917.

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

Cause: Influenza.

Next of kin : Sister, Laura Strought, Bedford, Ind.
PICARD, ARTHUR WILLIAM, chief yeoman, United States Navy.

Enlisted : Hampton Roads, Va., December 7, 1917.

Died : At home, September 18, 1918.

Cause: Pneumonia, lobar.

Next of kin : Wife, Mae Picard, 185 Ralph Avenue, Brooklyn, N. Y.
PICCIANO, MICHAEL ANTHONY, boiler maker, United States Navy.

Enlisted : Binghamton, N. Y., May 29, 1917.

Died : U. S. S. Alcedo, November 5, 1917.

Cause : Sinking of vessel.

Next of kin : Father, Pasquale Picciano, 306 Squires Avenue, Endicott, N. Y.
PICHELOUP, MAURICE J., Jr., apprentice seaman, United States Naval Reserve
Force.

Enrolled: New Orleans, La., August 8, 1918.

Died : Father's home, October 8, 1918.

Cause: Influenza.

Next of kin : Wife, Euphemla Hilaire Picheloup, 3919 Orleans Street, New

Orleans, La.
PICHETT, ZIP EDWARD, fireman, third class, United States Navy.

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

Died : Naval Station, Mare Island, Calif., December 13, 1917.

Cause: Pneumonia, lobar.

Next of kin : Mother, Mary Louise Pichett, Newberg, Oreg.
PICKELL, ALEXANDER HOLLIDAY, chief quartermaster, United States Naval Re-
serve Force.

Enrolled : Navy yard, Washington, D. C., March 20, 1918.

Died: Naval hospital, Chelsea, Mass., April 18, 1918.

Cause: Pneumonia, lobar.

Next of kin: Mother, Julius Holliday Pickell, 221 West Park Drive, Ra-
leigh, N. C.

PICKETT, RUSSELL, landsman electrician (R), United States Naval Reserve
Force.

Enrolled : Indianapolis, Ind., May 27, 1918.

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

Cause: Influenza.

Next of kin : Father, Ora Alton Pickett, R. R. 3, Waynestown, Ind.

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PICKLE, WOODIE CLIFTON, seaman, United States Navy.

Enlisted: Jackson,. Miss., April 21, 1917.

Died : U. S. S. Pittsburgh, October 25, 1918.

Cause : Broncho-pneumonia.

Next of kin: Father, William Woodie Pickle, Hamilton, Miss.
PICKEELL, JOHN MANLEY, quartermaster, third class, United States Navy.

Enlisted : Baltimore, Md., April 19, 1916.

Died : Steamship 8t. Paul, March 14, 1918.

Cause: Lost overboard.

Next of kin : Mother, Helen M. Atwell, 912 H Street NW., Washington, D. C.
PICKWOBTH, BERNARD, chief carpenter's mate, United States Navy.

Enlisted : Boston, Mass., April 9, 1917.

Died : Naval base, Plymouth, England, August 7, 1918,

Cause: Killed by accidental fall.

Next of kin: Mother, Mary Kearney Pickworth, 127 Portland Avenue,

Rochester, N. Y.
PIEBLER, ANDREW JOHN, landsman electrician (R), United States Navy.

Enlisted: Buffola, N. Y., July 1, 1918.

Died : Naval hospital, Newport, R. I., October 8, 1918.

Cause : Pneumonia, lobar.

Next of kin : Aunt, Winifred Lohmiller, 604 Maple Street, Rochester, N. ,Y.
PIERCE, BLANCHE ELEANOR, landsman for yeoman (female), United States Naval
Reserve Force.

Enrolled : Washington, D. C., August 27, 1918.

Died : Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, D. C., October 6, 1918.

Cause: Influenza.

Next of kin : Husband, James Virgil Pierce, 621 Twelfth Street NE., Wash-
ington, D. C.

PIERCE, HAROLD ELVEN LESSLEY, apprentice seaman, United States Naval Re-
serve Force.

Enrolled : St. Louis, Mo., July 31, 1918.

Died : Naval hospital, Great Lakes, 111., September 21, 1918.

Cause: Influenza.

Next of kin : Mother, Hannah Pierce, Harviel, Mo.
PIERCE, HAROLD EUGENE, apprentice seaman, United States Navy.

Enlisted : Brooklyn, N. Y., January 18, 1918.

Died : Naval Hospital, Newport, R. I., March 19, 1918.

Cause: Pneumonia, lobar.

Next of kin : Father, Francis Pierce, 45 South Ninth Street, Newark, N. J.
PIERCE, MELVIN WARREN, fireman, second class, United States Naval Reserve
Force.

Enrolled : Milwaukee, Wis., June 27, 1918.

Died : Naval hospital, Philadelphia, Pa., September 29, 1918.

Cause: Influenza.

Next of kin: Mother, Altie Jane Spiess, 1120 Buffrnan Street, Milwaukee,

Wis.
PIERCE, NOLLIE ANDREW, chief boatswain's mate, United States Navy.

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

Died : United States Naval hospital, Brooklyn, N. Y., September 30, 1918.

Cause : Pneumonia, lobar.

Next of kin : Father, Henry B. Pierce, Marthasville, La.



595

PIEKPONT, ROBERT JENNINGS, seaman, second class, United States Naval Reserve
Force.

Enrolled : Parkersburg, W. Va., June 20, 1918.

Died : United States naval hospital, Norfolk, Va., October 6, 1918.

Cause: Pneumonia.

Next of kin: Father, Frank Pierpont, 1332 South Pennsylvania Avenue,

Wellston, Ohio.

PIERSON, MANFORD CARL, landsman for yeoman, United States Naval Reserve
Force.

Enrolled : Omaha, Nebr., May 17, 1918.

Died: United States naval hospital, Great Lakes, 111., October 22, 1918.

Cause: Influenza.

Next of kin : Father, Nels Pierson, Albert City, Iowa.

PIGOTT, CHARLES HENRY, mess attendant, third class, United States Naval Re-
serve Force.

Enrolled : Morehead City, N. C., August 7, 1918.

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

Cause : Cerebrospinal fever.

Next of kin : Father, Manuel Pigott, 13 North Street, Morehead City, N. C.
PIKE, ROREHT MARLE, landsman machinist's mate, United States Naval Reserve
Force.

Enrolled : Des Moines, Iowa, June 25, 1918.

Died: Naval hospital, Great Lakes, 111., October 12, 1918.

Cause : Influenza.

Next of kin : Wife, Izora Pike, Ida Grove, Iowa.

PILLIVANT, WILLIAM, landsman machinist's mate (A), United States Naval Re-
serve Force.

Enrolled : Cleveland. Ohio, July 1, 1918.

Died : Naval Hospital, Great Lakes, 111., September 20, 1918.

Cause: Influenza.

Next of kin : Wife, Lelia Pillivant, 508 Lakes Avenue, Elyria, Ohio.
PILLOW, MAJOR MURRAY, bugler, United States Naval Reserve Force.

Enrolled : Louisville, Ky., June 6 1918.

Died : Naval hospital, naval base, Virginia, September 30, 1918.

Cause: Pneumonia.

Next of kin : Father, Hayden Pillow, Russellville, Ky.
PINKE, JOHN HOWARD, cabin steward, United States Navy.

Enlisted : Philadelphia, Pa.. February 27, 1917.

Died : U. S. S. Baltimore, December 11, 1917.

Cause : Myocarditis.

Next of kin : Aunt, Mrs. Lizzie Walker, Phoebus, Va.

PINKHAM. ARTHUR MONROE, seaman, second class, United States Naval Re-
serve Force.

Enrolled : Boston, Mass., April 24, 1918.

Died : Naval hospital, Newport, R. I., October 2, 1918.

Cause : Pneumonia, broncho.

Next of kin: Wife, Nellie Pinkham, 402 Essex Avenue, West Gloucester,

Mass.
PINKSTON, HARLIE MILTON, water tender, United States Navy.

Enlisted : Dallas, Tex., August 14, 1915.

Died : U. S. S. Pittsburgh, October 21, 1918.

Cause : Broncho-pneumonia.

Next of kin: Mother, Mary Elizabeth Boutean, 329 Flynn Avenue, Alva,
Okla.



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PIROLO, JAMES, seaman, second class, United Stal
Enrolled : Newark, N. J., May 8, 1918.

Died : Naval hospital, Newport, R. I., September 24, 1918.
Cause : Pneumonia, broncho.

Next of kin: Father, Thomas Pirolo, 17 Elm Street, Paterson,
PITT, VERNER RAY, fireman, third class, United States Navy.
Enlisted: Nashville, Term., December 12, 1917.
Died : Naval hospital, Norfolk, Va., February 27, 1918.
Cause : Cerebrospinal fever.

Next of kin : Mother, Johnnie Etta Pitt, R. F. D. 6, Springfield, Tenn.
PITTMAN, ALLEN WALLACE, fireman, third class, United States Navy.
Enlisted : Los Angeles, Calif., December 14, 1917.
Died : Naval station, Mare Island, Calif., March 12, 1918.
Cause : Measles and broncho-pneumonia.
Next of kin : Mother, Amanda Pittman, Maricopa, Calif.
PLAINE, JOSEPH WELLINGTON, seaman signalman, first class, United States

Navy.

Enlisted: Cincinnati, Ohio, June 6, 1917.
Died : Steamship Merton Hall, February 11, 1918.
Cause : When vessel sunk.

Next of kin: Father, Philip Plaine, 364 East Main Street, Newark, Ohio.
PLANCHON, GILBERT CLEMONT, landsman quartermaster (A), United States

Naval Reserve Force.

Enrolled : St. Louis, Mo., January 30, 1918.

Died: Naval training station, Great Lakes, 111., February 6, 1918.
Cause: Pneumonia.

Next of kin : Father, John P. R. Planchon, Monett, Mo.
PLANT, HOWARD WILLIAM, electrician, third class (R), United States Navy.
Enlisted : Albany, N. ., June 8, 1916.
Died : U. S. S. Jacob Jones, December 6, 1917.
Cause : Killed in action.

Next of kin : Mother, Mrs. Agnes Plant, 20 Front Street, Burlington, Vt.
PLATT, THOMAS W., Jr., quartermaster, third class, United States Naval Re-
serve Force.

Enrolled : Boston, Mass., April 7, 1917.
Died : Ellsworth, Me., October 14, 1918.
Cause : Broncho-pneumonia.
Next of kin: Father, Thomas W. Platt, 24 Walnut Avenue, Andover,

Mass.

PLEASANT, RICHARD EDWARD, wardroom cook, United States Navy.
Enlisted : Charleston, S. C., August 25, 1916.
Died : Naval hospital, Las Auimas, Colo., June 4, 1917.
Cause: Tuberculosis.

Next of kin : Sister, Lucille Miles, 2249 Wyllie Avenue, Pittsburgh, Pa.
PLEW, HOWARD, fireman, third class, United States Navy.
Enlisted : Seattle, Wash., December 6, 1917.
Died : U. S. S. Mount Vernon, September 5, 1918.
Cause : Lost his life when vessel was torpedoed.
Next of kin : Wife, Alice D. Plew, Malage, Wash.

PLEW A, JOSEPH, apprentice seaman, United States Naval Reserve Force.
Enrolled : Buffalo, N. Y., July 30, 1918.

Died: Naval hospital, Great Lakes, 111., September 21, 1918.
Cause: Influenza.
Next of kin : Father, Andrew Plewa, 360 Amherst Street, Buffalo, N. Y.



597

PLOWMAN, GORDON, yeoman, third class, United States Navy.

Enlisted: Dallas, Tex., April 6, 1917.

Died : Naval hospital, Great Lakes, 111., November 7, 1917.

Cause : Cerebrospinal fever.

Next of kin: Brother, M. M. Plowman, 819 Commonwealth Building,

Dallas, Tex.
POCHEL, HAROLD JULIUS TREMAINE, apprentice seaman, United States Navy.

Enlisted: Portland, Oreg., December 8, 1917.

Died: Naval training camp, San Diego, Calif., February 6, 1918.

Cause: Pneumonia, lobar.

Next of kin: Mother, Mrs. Hattie Pochel, Wenatchie, Wash.
POCKLINGTON, CLIFFORD TAP, fireman, third class, United States Navy.

Enlisted: Indianapolis, Ind., March 30, 1916.

Died : U. S. S. Arkansas, May 25, 1917.

Cause: Killed by interurban car.

Next of kin: Father, Cornelius Pocklington, Hollaway, Mich.
POE, LEONARD ANDREW, apprentice seaman, United States Navy.

Enlisted: Minneapolis, Minn., July 19, 1918.

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

Cause : Influenza.

Next of kin: Mother, Lizzie Weber Poe, R. R. 2, Williston, N. Dak.
POFF, ALFRED, fireman, second class, United States Navy.

Enlisted: Nashville, Tenn., April 20, 1917.

Died : Navy collier Cyclops, June 14, 1918.

Cause: On missing Cyclops.

Next of kin : Mother, Julis Poff, Murphreesboro, Tenn.
POFF, MURRY JOHNSON, fireman, third class, United States Navy.

Enlisted: Richmond, Va., June 8, 1918.

Died : Naval hospital, Brooklyn, N. Y., October 6, 1918.

Cause: Pleurisy, following pneumonia.

Next of kin : Father, James Andrew Poff, Willis, Va.

POFI, QUIRING JOSEPH, carpenter's mate, third class, United States Naval
Reserve Force.

Enrolled: Newport, R. I., June 26, 1918.

Died : Naval hospital, Newport, R. I., October 2, 1918.

Cause: Pneumonia, lobar.

Next of kin: Father, Vincenzo Pofi, 551 Union Avenue, Providence, R. I.
POHL, JULIUS, fireman, second class, United States Naval Reserve Force.

Enrolled : Staten Island, N. Y., July 22, 1917.

Died: U. S. S. Penobscot, October 5, 1918.

Cause: Drowned.

Next of kin : Brother, Hero Pohl, U. S. S. Aeolus, care of postmaster,

New York.
POLAN, VERNE EMMETT, fireman, third class, United States Naval Reserve Force.

Enrolled: Detroit, Mich., July 2, 1918.

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

Cause: Influenza.

Next of kin : Mother, Nellie Mahaska Polan, Orion, Mich.
POLAND, ARCHIE LEE, fireman, third class, United States Naval Reserve Force.

Enrolled : Kansas City, Mo., July 15, 1918.

Died : U. S. S. Solace, September 30, 1918.

Cause : Broncho-pneumonia.

Next of kin : Father, H. Melvin Poland, R. R. 4, Abilene, Kans.



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POLK, GEORGE RUSSELL, apprentice seaman, United States Navy.
Enlisted : Houston, Tex., December 14, 1917.
Died : Naval hospital, Great Lakes, 111., January 23, 1918.

Cause : Broncho-pneumonia.

Next of kin: Father, Tim Polk (address unknown).
POLLAN, JOHN, chief boatswain's mate, United States Naval Reserve Force.

Enrolled : New York, N. Y., February 6, 1918.

Died : Naval hospital, New York, N. Y., April 22, 1918.

Cause : Pneumonia, lobar.

Next of kin : Cousin, Daniel Curian, 320 Broadway, Fall River, Mass.
POLLARD, DEWEY OLIVER, seaman, second class, United States Naval Reserve
Force.

Enrolled : Miami, Fla., June 10, 1918.

Died : U. S. S. Mercy, October 12, 1918.

Cause : Broncho-pneumonia.

Next of kin : Mother, Maggie A. Pollard, Lemon City, Fla.
POLLARD, EDWARD SPOTTSWOOD, seaman, second class, United States Navy.

Enlisted : Richmond, Va., July 9, 1917.

Died : Navy collier Cyclops, June 14, 1918.

Cause : Member of crew on missing Cyclops.

Next of kin : Father, William G. Pollard, Ayletts, Va.

POLLITT, CHALMER LEWIS, electrician, second class (R.), United States Naval
Reserve Force.

Enrolled : Los Angeles, Calif., April 10, 1917.

Died : Naval radio station, San Diego, Calif., May 5, 1918.

Cause : Drowning.

Next of kin : Mother, Emma Pollitt, 663 West Thirty-fifth Place, Los An-
geles, Calif.

POLLOCK, DELBERT THOMAS, seaman, second class, United States Naval Reserve
Force.

Enrolled : Kansas City, Mo., June 4, 1918.

Died : Naval training camp, Seattle, W T ash., October 28, 1918.

Cause: Pneumonia.

Next of kin : Father, Quincy Elton Pollock, Burlington, Kans.
POMEROY, RALPH GORDON, seaman, second class, United States Navy Itcserve
Force.

Enrolled : Buffalo, N. Y., June 3, 1918.

Died: Naval training station, Great Lakes, 111., October 1, 1918.

Cause: Pneumonia, lobar.

Next of kin : Mother, Jessie M. Cutler, 4326 Lake Park Avenue, Chicag ..111.
POMETTA, JAMES JOHN, landsman electrician (R.), United States Navy.

Enlisted : Mare Island, Calif., November 26, 1917.

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

Cause : Influenza, pneumonia.

Next of kin : Brother, Alfred J. Pometta, Benicia, Calif.

PONCE, MICHAEL FRANCIS, machinist's mate, second class, United States Naval
Reserve Force.

Enrolled : New York, N. Y., May 13, 1918.

Died: Brooklyn, City Hospital, Brooklyn, N. Y., September 23, 1.918.

Cause: Pneumonia.

Next of kin : Brother, John J. Ponce, 8 Acorn Street, Elmhurst, N. Y.



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POOL, JESSE, fireman, third class, United States Navy.



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