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Cause: Pneumonia, broncho.

Next of kin : Mother, Sarah Reizenstein, 564 West One hundred and

sixtieth Street, New York, N. Y.

REMKOLD, BDWARH Loins, apprentice seaman, United States Naval Reserve
Force.

Enrolled: Philadelphia, Pa., June 8, 1918.

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

Cause: Influenza.

Next of kin: Mother. Minnie F. Uembold. 312 Callowhill Street, Phila-
delphia, Pa.
REMMELK, BENJAMIN ALFRED, seaman, second class, United States Navy.

Enlisted: Minneapolis, Minn., December 7, 1917.

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

Cause: Fractured skull.

Next of kin : Mother, Mrs. Pauline Remmele, Sleepy Eye, Minn.
REMMELE, GEORGE. WIT^ONT, seaman, second class, United States Naval Reserve
Force.

Enrolled : Parkersburg, W. Va., June 28, 1918.

Died : Naval hospital, Naval Base, Va., October 1, 1918.

Cause: Pneumonia.

Next of kin : Mother, Ova Remmele, 107 Vine Street, Marietta, Ohio.
RENFRO, Iss D., water tender, United States Navy.

Enlisted: El Paso, Tex., October 10, 1916.

Died: U. S. S. Pittsburgh, October 18, 1918.

Cause : Broncho-pneumonia.

Next of kin: Sister. Mrs. James Randall, 2910 Memphis Street, El Paso,

Tex.
RENNER, ELMER, fireman, first class, United States Navy.

Enlisted : Portland, Oreg., August 3, 1917.

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

Cause : Lost his life when vessel was torpedoed by enemy submarine.

Next of kin: Father, James H. Renner, Cedarville, Ky.
RENOW, ELIGTE MONROE, fireman, second class, United States Navy.

Enlisted : Montgomery, Ala., December 12, 1917.

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

Cause: Pneumonia.

Next of kin : % Sister, Cora Renow, R. 3, Warrior, Ala.
RENSHAW, HERBERT HAMMOND, seaman, United States Navy.

Enlisted : Baltimore, Md., February 19, 1914.

Died : U. S. S. Thornton, May 22, 1917.

Cause : Drowned.

Next of kin : Father. George E. Renshaw, 416 Camden Avenue, Salisbury,

Md.
RESIDE, EVERETT MONROE, seaman, United States Navy.

Enlisted : Scranton, Pa., September 7, 1916.

Died: U. S. S. Pocahontas, January 9, 1918.

Cause: Pneumonia, lobar.

Next of kin : Mother, Ada Reside, 11 Arthur Street, Binghamton, N. Y.



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RETHERFOKD, EARL FRANKLIN, landsman for electrician (R), United States Naval

Reserve Force.

Enrolled: Great Lakes, 111., November 20, 1917.
Died : Naval hospital, Great Lakes, 111., March 21, 1918.
Cause : Pneumonia, lobar.
Next of kin : Father, John R. Retherford, 333 East Adams Street, Muncie,

Ind.

RETTIGER, GEORGE H., seaman, National Naval Volunteers.
Enlisted : Brooklyn, N. Y., June 15, 1917.
Died : U. S. S. Amphitrile, December 15, 1917.
Cause: Hemorrhage.

Next of kin: Mother, Emma Holland, 941 Gravesend Avenue, Brooklyn,
N. Y.

REUHL, FRANK JUSTUS, seaman, second class, United States Naval Reserve
Force.

Enrolled : New York, N. Y., May 15, 1917.

Died: New York, N. Y., March 4, 1918.

Cause: Gunshot wound.

Next of kin : Mother, Bertha Reuhl, 487 East One hundred and fifty-sixth

Street, New York, N. Y.
REUSS, Louis, fireman, first class, United States Navy.

Enlisted : Newport, R. I., April 25, 1917.

Died : U. S. S. Salem, September 29, 1918.

Cause: Drowned.

Next of kin : Father, John Reuss, 90 Hargraves Street, Fall River, Mass.
REUTHER, GEORGE EDWARD, apprentice seaman, United States Naval Reserve
Force.

Enrolled: Cincinnati, Ohio, July 24, 3918.

Died: Navy rifle range, Camp Logan, 111., September 25, 1918.

Cause: Pneumonia, broncho.

Next of kin : Father, Edward Reuther, 940 Maple Avenue, Dayton, Ky.
REYES, BENIGNO, mess attendant, third class, United States Navy.

Enlisted: San Francisco, Calif., November 2, 1917

Died : Naval hospital. Puget Sound, Wash., October 8, 1918.

Cause: Influenza.

Next of kin : Brother, Felix Reyes, 1420 Tondo Street, Manila, P. I.
REYES, PERFECTO, native fireman, second class, United States Navy.

Enlisted: Olangapo,.P, I., September 15, 1913.

Died : Naval hospital, Canacao, P. I., April 29, 1917.

Cause: Abscess of liver.

Next of kin : Brother, Tedoreo Reyes, 108 Caiie Marine Cainte, P. I.
REYNDERS, JOHN V., Jr., electrician, third class, National Naval Volunteers.

Enlisted : New York, N. Y., April 13, 1917.

Died: Naval air station, Bayshore, Long Island, N. Y., November 4, 1917.

Cause: Rupture of lung.

Next of kin : Father, J. W. Reynders, Fifty-street, New York, N. Y,
REYNOLDS, CARL, seaman, United States Navy

Enlisted: Detroit, Mich., May 28, 1918.

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

Cause: Influenza.

Next of kin : Mother, Belle Reynolds, Hesperia, Mich.



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REYNOLDS, CHAKLES FRED, apprentice seaman, United States Naval Reserve
Force.

Enrolled: Pittsburgh, Pa., June 24, 1918.

Died : Naval hospital, Philadelphia, Pa., October 11, 1918.

Cause: Influenza.

Next of kin : Wife, Julia Reynolds, 31 Union Street, Oil City, Pa.
REYNOLDS, FEED THOMAS, seaman, second class, United States Navy.

Enlisted : Sacramento, Calif., May 5, 1917.

Died : Naval training camp, San Diego, Calif., February 15, 1918.

Cause: Gunshot wound.

Next of kin: Father, George H. Reynolds, 2931 J Street, Sacramento, Calif.
REYNOLDS, Louis EDWARD, yeoman, third class, United States Navy Reserve
Force.

Enrolled : New York, N. Y., December 14, 1917.

Died : Naval hospital, Brooklyn, N. Y., July 24, 1918.

Cause: Appendicitis, acute.

Next of kin : Mother, Minnie L. Reynolds, 31 North Pleasant Avenue, Rock-
away Beach, N. Y.
REYNOLDS, MAX, ship's cook, second class, United States Navy.

Enlisted : Kansas City, Mo., April 10, 1914.

Died : Naval hospital, Norfolk, Va., May 26, 1917.

Cause: Cerebrospinal fever.

Next of kin : Father, J. W. Reynolds, Newton, Kans.
REYNOLDS, PATRICK JAMES, fireman, second class, United States Navy.

Enlisted: Newport, R. I., April 12, 1917.

Died : Receiving ship at New York, N. Y., January 28, 1918.

Cause: Suicide.

Next of kin : Mother, Malvine M. Reynolds, 47 Benjamin Street, Fall River,

Mass.

REYNOLDS, WADE HAMPTON, fireman, third class, United States Naval Reserve
Force.

Enrolled : Kansas City, Mo., July 5, 1918.

Died : U. S. S. Solace, October 6, 1918.

Cause : Pneumonia, broncho.

Next of kin : Father, James A. Reynolds, Forgan, Okla.
RHEA, WILLIAM SHIRLEY, apprentice seaman, United States Navy.

Enlisted : Nashville, Tenn., December 18, 1917.

Died : Naval hospital, Naval Base, Va., January 31, 1918.

Cause: Pneumonia, lobar.

Next of kin: Mother, Emma Rhea, 1732 Overton Park Avenue, Memphis,

Tenn.

RHINEFORT, GEORGE LESLIE, landsman for electrician (R), United States Naval
Reserve Force.

Enrolled : Indianapolis, Ind., May 23, 1918.

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

Cause: Influenza.

Next of kin : "wife, Easter A. Rhinefort. Route 33, Somerville, Ind.
RHINEHART, JOHN, chief water tender, United States Navy.

Enlisted: New York, N. Y., November 16, 1911. (Extended enlistment to
November 17, 1919.

Died: U. S. S. Chauncey, November 19, 1917.

Cause: Drowned.

Next of kin : Friend, Mary Sprague s Block Island, R. I.



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RHODES, BEN EDWARD, seaman, second class. United States Navy.

Enlisted : Dallas, Tex., April 14, 1917.

Died : U. S. S. Utah, August 27, 1917.

Cause : Accidental death by fall.

Next of kin : Father, M. L. Rhodes, Achille, Okla.
RHOTENBERBY, ELDA HERSHELL, fireman, third class, United States Navy.

Enlisted : Dallas, Tex., December 10, 1917.

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

Cause: Cerebrospinal fever.

Next of kin : Father, Wiley L. Rhotenberry, Waxahachel, Tex.
RHYMES, JOHNNY, mess attendant, second class, United States Navy.

Enlisted : Norfolk, Va., October 21, 1918.

Died : Naval hospital, naval base, Virginia, October 28, 1918.

Cause: Cerebrospiual fever.

Next of kin : Mother. Mary Rhymes, R. F. D. 3, box 6, Greenville, N. C.
RHYNE, ARVEL ELMER, seaman, second class, United States Navy.

Enlisted : St. Louis, Mo., June 11 1917.

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

Cause : Broncho-pneumonia.

Next of kin : Brother, Earl Rhyne, Columbia, Mo.

RICE, CHARLES BYRON, chief quartermaster (A). United States Naval Reserve
Force.

Enrolled : Chicago, 111., July 11, 1918.

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

Cause: Influenza.

Next of kin : Mother, Mary Rice, 1225 Jarvs Avenue, Chicago, 111.
RICE, CHRISTIAN HARRY, fireman, third class, United States Navy.

Enlisted : Baltimore, Md., October 9, 1917.

Died : U. S. S. Arkansas, September 6, 1918.

Cause : Meningitis, cerebro.

Next of kin : Father, Harry L. Rice, 1819 North Chester Street, Baltimore,

Md.
RICE, EARL ALBERT, fireman, -third class, United States Navy.

Enlisted : Syracuse, N. Y., October 9, 1917.

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

Cause : Broncho-pneumonia.

Next of kin : Aunt, Matilda Camp, Alton,' N. Y.
RICE, ENNIS DUDLEY, seaman, second class, United States Naval Reserve Force.

Enrolled : Louisville, Ky., June 12, 1918.

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

Cause : Pneumonia.

Next of kin : Mother, Clemmie R. Landers,' R. F. D. 5, Mount Sterling, Ky.
RICE, JOHN JOSEPH, seaman, second class, United States Navy.

Enlisted : New Orleans, La., November 26, 1917.

Died : U. S. S. Ozark, September 22, 1918.

Cause : Fell overboard and was drowned.

Next of kin: Mother, Magdaline C. Rice, 1106 Dryades Street, New

Orleans, La.
RICE, Lucius HAZARD, yeoman, first class, United States Naval Reserve Force.

Enrolled : Boston, Mass., July 1, 1918.

Died : Royal Victoria Hospital, Montreal. Canada, October 13, 1918.

Cause: Pneumonia.

Next of kin : Mother, Margaret H. Rice, Hanover, Mass.



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RICE, REGINALD ROY, apprentice seaman, United States Naval Reserve Force.

Enrolled : Milwaukee, Wis., July 29, 1918.

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

Cause: Influenza.

Next of kin : Mother, Jennie Rice, Rhinelander, Wis.
RICH, AKCHA, fireman, first class, United States Navy.

Enlisted : Oklahoma City, Okla., April 16, 1917.

Died : Naval hospital, Chelsea, Mass., October 8, 1918.

Cause: Influenza.

Next of kin : Mother, Mrs. Olive Rich, Hinton, Okla.

RICH, CHARLES JOSEPH, storekeeper, second class, United States Naval Reserve
Force.

Enrolled : Boston, Mass., March 31, 1917.

Died : Boston, Mass., April 20, 1918.

Cause: Cerebral hemorrhage.

Next of kin : Wife, Agnes M. Rich, 147 Trenton Street, East Boston, Mass.
RICHARDS, CHARLES EDWARD, fireman, first class, United States Navy.

Enlisted : Pensacola, Fla., March 26, 1917.

Died : U. S. S. Ozarlc, May 12, 1918.

Cause: Drowning.

Next of kin : Mother, Mrs. J. E. Poston, Chipley, Fla.

RICHARDSON, GEORGE CORMIER, machinist's mate, second class (A), United States
Naval Reserve Force.

Enrolled : Great Lakes, 111., July 22, 1918.

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

Cause: Influenza.

Next of kin : Wife, Winifred Richardson, 1544 Pratt Avenue, Chicago, 111.
RICHARDSON, HOMER REED, fireman, third class, United States Navy.

Enlisted : Richmond, Va., December 8, 1917.

Died : Naval hospital, Norfolk, Va., January 19, 1918.

Cause: Meningitis.

Next of kin : Father, Booker Richardson, Shorts Creek, Va.
RICHARDSON, JESSEE CARTER, machinist's mate, first class (A), United States
Navy.

Enlisted : Montgomery, Ala., July 27, 1917.

Died : Naval air station, St. Trojan, France, August 20, 1918.

Cause: Killed in seaplane accident.

Next of kin: Brother, Edward J. Richardson, R. F. D. 2, Montgomery,

Ala.

RICHARDSON, JOHN CLAUSELL, landsman for machinist's mate (A), United States
Naval Reserve Force.

Enrolled : Montgomery, Ala., December 10, 1917.

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

Cause: Influenza.

Next of kin : Sister, Annie M. Diaz, North Palafox Street, Pensacola, Fla.
RICHARDSON, PAUL DONALD, apprentice seaman, United States Naval Reserve
Force.

Enrolled : Indianapolis, Ind., July 25, 1918.

Died : Naval hospital, Great Lakes, 111., October 5, 1918.

Cause: Cerebrospinal fever.

Next of kin : Mother, Nora E. Richardson, No, 1, Star Apartments, Muncie,
Ind.



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RICHAKDSON, ROBERT EVANS, electrician, third class, United States Naval Re-
serve Force.

Enrolled: New Orleans, La., June 2, 1917.

Died : Naval air station, European waters, October 11, 1918.

Cause : Drowned as the result of a seaplane accident.

Next of kin : Mother, Sallie C. Richardson, 620 North Crockett Street,

Sherman, Tex.

RICHMOND, FRANK RODERICK, seaman, second class, United States Naval Reserve
Force.

Enrolled : Boston, Mass., December 12, 1917.

Died : Boston, Mass., September 23, 1918.

Cause : Influenza.

Next of kin : Mother, Lillian J. Richmond, Hyattsville, Md.
RICHTER, GEORGE, quartermaster, first class, United States Naval Reserve Force.

Enrolled: Boston, Mass., May 9, 1917.

Died : Naval air station, Hampton Roads, Va., December 7, 1917.

Cause: Injuries.

Next of kin: Father, Manual Richter, 511 Plainfield Street, Springfield,

Mass.

RICKE, EDWARD THEODORE, fireman, third class, United States Naval Reserve
Force.

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

Died : U. S. S. Mercy, October 17, 1918.

Cause: Nephritis, acute.

Next of kin : Mother, Agnes K. Ricke, box 153, Westley, Iowa.
RICKER, ROBERT LYNDON, seaman, second class, United States Naval Reserve
Force.

Enrolled: Portland, Oreg., June 18, 1918.

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

Cause : Influenza.

Next of kin : Mother, Mrs. Cora J. Ricker, Great Chebeague, Me.
RICKERT, WALTER FREDERICK, apprentice seaman, United States Navy.

Enlisted: Scranton, Pa., April 18, 1917.

Died: Naval hospital, Newport, R. I., May 23, 1917.

Cause : Pneumonia.

Next of kin : Father, Julius Rickert, 809 Main Street, Honesdale, Pa.
RICKLEFS, JOHN CHARLES FREDERICK, chief electrician, United States Naval
Reserve Force.

Enrolled : Great Lakes, 111., July 25, 1917.

Died : At home, September 24, 1918.

Cause : Influenza.

Next of kin : Father, Charles G. Ricklefs, 5506 Winthrop Avenue, Chicago,

111.
RICKS, PETER F., seaman, United States Navy.

Enlisted: Charleston, S. C., August 5, 1911.

Died : Mendicino State Hospital, Ukiah, Calif., May 21, 1917.

Cause : Pneumonia.

Next of kin : Uncle, Carter Ricks, Chicora Place, Charleston, S. C.
RICORD, EDWARD JOSEPH, musician, second class, United States Navy.

Enlisted : Boston, Mass., May 8, 1917.

Died: Naval hospital, League Island, Pa., March 17, 1918.

Cause : Pneumonia, lobar.

Next of kin : Father, Theophile J. Ricord, 52 Winter Street, Winchenden,
Mass.



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RIDDLE, ROBERT EAKL, seaman, second class, United States Navy.

Enlisted: Richmond, Va., December 11, 1916.

Died: Navy collier Cyclops, June 14, 1918.
; Cause: Member of crew of missing Cyclops.

Next of kin : Father, Robert W. Riddle, Greensboro, N. C.
RIDEK, HARRY JACOB, landsman machinist's mate, United States Naval Reserve
Force.

Enrolled : Brooklyn, N. Y., December 11, 1917.

Died : Naval air station, Bayshore, Long Island, October 13, 1918.

Cause: Pneumonia.

Next of kin : Mother, Annie Rider, Baltimore Street, Littlestown, Pa.
RIDINGS, JOHN JOSEPH, yeoman, third class, United States Navy.

Enlisted : Albany, N. Y., May 7, 1917.

Died: Naval hospital, Philadelphia, Pa., October 18, 1938.

Cause: Pneumonia, lobar.

Next of kin: Mother, Margaret Conway, 11 Market Street, Greep Island,

N. Y.
RIENDEATJ, ROMEO, fireman, third class, United States Naval Reserve Force.

Enrolled : Newport, R. I., May 11, 1918.

Died : Naval hospital, Newport, R. I., September 25, 1918.

Cause: Pneumonia, lobar.

Next of kin : Father, Riges Riendeau, 26 Perry Street, Central Falls, R. I.
RIESER, HARRY MARK, yeoman, second class, United States Naval Reserve Force.

Enrolled : New York, N. Y., June 19, 1918.

Died : St. Catharines Hospital, Brooklyn, N. Y., October 6, 1918.

Cause: Pneumonia, lobar.

Next of kin : Mother, Hannah Rieser, 520 Delaware Avenue, Kingston, N. Y.
RIETH MILLER, THEODORE JOHN, yeoman, first class, United States Navy.

Enlisted : New York, N. Y., January 12, 1917.

Died : Naval hospital, Portsmouth, N. H., September 1, 1917.

Cause: Nephritis, chronic.

Next of kin : Brother, Elmer F. Riethmiller, 496 Mount Troy Road, Pitts-
burgh, Pa.
RIFF, JAMES JOSEPH, seaman, United States Navy.

Enlisted : Philadelphia, Pa., June 7, 1917.

Died : U. S. S. Mexican, May 5, 1918.

Cause: Hemorrhage from bayonet stab in quarrel.

Next of kin : Father, Thomas Riff, 2652 Richmond Street, Philadelphia, Pa.
RIGGS, jr., HARVEY GILBERT, landsman electrician (R.), United States Naval
Reserve Force.

Enrolled : Great Lakes, 111., May 9, 1918.

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

Cause: Influenza.

Next of kin : Father, Harvey Gilbert Riggs, sr., 2314 Main Street, Quincy,

111.
RIKER, FRED, hospital apprentice, second class, United States Navy.

Enlisted : Indianapolis, Incl., May 16, 1918.

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

Cause: Influenza.

Next of kin : Mother, Leona Riker, Willshire, Ohio.
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RIKER, RICHARD W., seaman, second class, N. N. V.

Enrolled : Brooklyn, N. Y., May 11, 1917.

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

Cause : Lost his life in sinking of U. S. S. Alcedo.

Next of kin: Mother, Harriet E. Riker, 578 Franklin Avenue, Brooklyn,

N. Y.

RILEY, CYRIL AUGUSTUS, mess attendant, second class, United States Naval
Reserve Force.

Enrolled : New York, N. Y., October 25, 1917.

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

Cause: Pneumonia, lobar.

Next of kin : Father, Mr. Joseph Riley, 55 Church Street, Kingston, Jamaica,

British West Indies.
RLLEY, EDWARD LAWRENCE, fireman, second class, United States Navy.

Enlisted : Los Angeles, Calif., January 14, 1918.

Died : Naval training camp, San Diego, Calif., April 22, 1918.

Cause: Pneumonia, lobar.

Next of kin : None.

RILEY, JAMES WHITCOMB, fireman, third class, United States Naval Reserve
Force.

Enrolled : Newport, R. I., July 24, 1918.

Died : Naval hospital, Newport, R. I., September 20, 1918.

Cause : Broncho-pneumonia.

Next of kin : Wife, Ruby E. Riley, 677 Main Street, Pawtucket, R. I.
RILEY, PAUL JAY, electrician, first class, United States Navy.

Enlisted: Denver, Colo., October 11, 1916.

Died : St. Marys Hospital, Brooklyn, N. Y., October 13, 1918.

Cause : Pneumonia, broncho.

Next of kin : Mother, Ida May Riley, R. R. 2, box 178, Boulder, Colo.
RINEHART, CHESLYN CLINTON, fireman, second class, United States Naval Re-
serve Force.

Enrolled : Chicago, 111., July 5, 1918.

Died : Naval hospital, Norfolk, Va., October 31, 1918.

Cause : Spinal fever.

Next of kin: Father, Clinton Rinehart, 1901 Jackson Boulevard, Chi-
cago, 111.

RING, THOMAS AUGUSTINE, boatswain's mate, first class, United States Naval
Reserve Force.

Enrolled: Boston, Mass., October 5, 1917.

Died: Naval hospital, Norfolk, Va., February 14, 1918.

Cause: Multiple injuries.

Next of kin : Brother, Vincent Ring, 12 Victoria Street, Dorchester, Mass.
RINNERT, DEWEY MCKNELXY, fireman, third class, United States Naval Reserve
Force.

Enrolled: Peoria, 111., August 3, 1918.

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

Cause: Influenza.

Next of kin : Father, Max Rinnert, R. R. 2, Noble, 111.

RIORDAN, JOHN PATRICK, seaman, second class, United States Naval Reserve
Force.

Enrolled : New York, N. Y., May 8, 1918.

Died : Naval hospital, Newport, R. I., September 29, 1918.

Cause: Pneumonia, lobar.

Next of kin : Wife, Mrs. Mary Riordan, 93 Bedford Street, New York, N. Y.



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RIOTH, CLARENCE MYERS, fireman, third class, United States Naval Reserve
Force.

Enrolled : Kansas City, Mo., July 9, 1918.

Died : U. S. S. Kentucky, October 4, 1918.

Cause : Broncho-pneumonia.

Next of kin: Mother, Carolina Myers Rioth, State Hospital No. 2, St.

Joseph, Mo.
RISLEY, FRANK JOSEPH, fireman, third class, United States Naval Reserve Force.

Enrolled : Buffalo, N. Y., July 29, 1918.

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

Cause: Influenza.

Next of kin : Father, Joseph L. Risley, 546 Broad Street, Conneaut, Ohio.
RISSE, LEO EARL, apprentice seaman, United States Navy.

Enlisted : Omaha, Nebr., April 21, 1917.

Died : Naval hospital, Great Lakes, 111., May 18, 1918.

Cause: Cerebrospinal fever.

Next of kin : Brother, John Risse, Plainview, Nebr.

RISSMAN, WILLIAM JOHN HENRY, seaman, second class, United States Naval
Reserve Force.

Enrolled : Chicago, 111., July 17, 1918.

Died : Hinckley, 111., October 3, 1918, on leave.

Cause: Influenza.

Next of kin : Father, Michael Rissman, Hinckley, 111.
RITCHIE, HAROLD LANCE, apprentice seaman, United States Navy.

Enlisted : Salt Lake City, Utah, June 6, 1917.

Died : Navy yard, Mare Island, Calif., October 24, 1918.

Cause: Influenza.

Next of kin : Mother, Mrs. Alice Bray, Eureka, Utah.
RITCHIE, RUSSELL KENNETH, coppersmith, first class, United States Navy.

Enlisted: Atlanta, Ga., December 18, 1917.

Died : Naval headquarters, Paris, France, April 22, 1918.

Cause : Meningitis sequel mastoiditis, acute.

Next of kin : Father, George M. Ritchie, West Point, Ky.
RITCHIE, WALTER ELBERT, landsman electrician (G), United States Navy.

Enlisted: Albany, N. Y., April 19, 1918.

Died : Naval hospital, naval base, Virginia, October 11, 1918.

Cause: Pneumonia.

Next of kin : Mother, Grace Ritchie. 2811 Twelfth Avenue, Watervliet, N. Y.
RITENOIJR, WILLIAM HENDRICK, seaman, second class, United States Naval Re-
serve Force.

Enrolled : Washington, D. C., March 31, 1917.

Died : Naval hospital, Washington. D. C.. April 14, 1917.

Cause: Gunshot wound.

Next of kin : Wife, Mary C. Ritenour, 418 Twelfth Street SE., Washington,

D. C.
RITSON, WILLIAM JOSEPH, chief gunner's mate, United States Navy.

Enlisted : Portsmouth, Va., June 11, 1910.

Died : Naval hospital, Norfolk, Va., May 8, 1917.

Cause: Cancer of the stomach.

Next of kin : Wife, Louisa Jane Ritson, 138 Henry Street, Portsmouth, Va.



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KITTEN HOUSE, RALPH ANDERSON, carpenter's mate, third class, United States
Naval Reserve Force.

Enrolled : Philadelphia, Pa., April 5, 1917.

Died : Section base, Cape May, N. J., August 24, 1917.

Cause: Drowning.

Next of kin : Mother, Margaret Rittenhouse, 684 West Johnson Street, Phil-
adelphia, Pa.
RITTER, EDWARD HENRY, pharmacist's mate, second class, United States Navy.

Enlisted : Port Royal, S. C., May 29, 1915.

Died : Naval hospital, Philadelphia, Pa., September 5, 1917.

Cause : Pleurisy, suppurative.

Next of kin : Mrs. Louise Elizabeth Ritter, 319 West Mason Street, Spring-
field, 111.
RITTEE, FRANKLYN WHITFIELD, seaman, United States Navy.

Enlisted : Charleston, S. C., April 6, 1917.

Died : Navy yard, New York, January 23, 1918.

Cause: Drowning.

Next of kin: Father, T. F. Ritter, 103 West Amelia Street, Orangeburg,

S. C.

RITTGERS, WILLAM ARTHUR, apprentice seaman, United States Naval Reserve
Force.

Enrolled : Des Moines, Iowa, July 17, 1918.

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

Cause: Influenza.

Next of kin : Mother, Agnes Wilson Rittgers, R. 1, Dallas Center, Iowa.
RIVEIIS, JAMES, fireman, first class, United States Navy.

Enlisted : San Diego, Calif., March 22, 1917.

Died : Naval hospital. New York, September 17, 1918.

Cause: Hemiplegia.

Next of kin : Wife, Degocia Rivers, 1214 Fifth Street, San Diego, Calif.
RIVERS, SEWELL MCKINLEY, water tender, United States Navy.

Enlisted: Cincinnati, Ohio, May 8, 1916.

Died: U. S. S. Mount Vernon, September 5, 1918.

Cause: Lost when vessel was torpedoed.

Next of kin : Mother, Emily Rivers, Buena Vista, Ohio.
RIZNICK, PHILIP, seaman, second class, United States Naval Reserve Force.

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

Died : Naval Base 17, foreign service, August 2. 1918.

Cause: Injuries.

Next of kin: Father, Max Riznick. 1222 Washington Street, Roxbury,

Mass.
ROACH, AUBREY LEE, apprentice seaman. United States Navy.

Enlisted : Mare Island, Calif., August 5, 1918.

Died : Navy yard, Mare Island, Calif., October 26, 1918.

Cause: Influenza.

Next of kin : Father, Matt. Roach, Mertzon, Tex.

ROARK, EUGENE WASHBURN, chief quartermaster (A.), United States Naval
Reserve Force.

Enrolled : Milwaukee, Wis., July 13, 1918.

Died: Dun woody Naval Training Schools, Minneapolis, Minn., October 13,
1918.

Cause: Pneumonia, lobar.

Next of kin : Mother, Mary Roark, 139 West Oilman Street, Madison, Wia.



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ROBBINS, CHESTER MONROE, storekeeper, third class, United States Navy.

Enlisted: Portland, Oreg., October 18, 1917.



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