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Cause: Accideutly killed.

Next of kin : Mother, Nonnie Smith, 1204 Seventeenth Street, Columbus, Ga.
SMITH, WESLEY JEBOME, apprentice seaman, United States Navy.

Enlisted: New Haven, Conn., December 6, 1917.

Died : Naval hospital, Newport, R. I., February 28, 1918.

Cause: Pleurisy, suppurative.

Next of kin : Father, Wesley Smith, Forestburgh, N. Y.
SMITH, WILLIAM ELWOOD, boatswain's mate, first class, United States Navy.

Enlisted: Lexington, Ky., June 1, 1917.

Died : Naval hospital, Portsmouth, Va., September 19, 1918.

Cause : Undetermined.

Next of kin: Father, Mr. Albert Smith, R. R. No. 2, box 87, Louisville,

Ky.

SMITH, WILLIAM HENRY, apprentice seaman, United States Naval Reserve
Force.

Enrolled: Newark, N. J., July 25, 1918.

Died : Straphael Hospital, New Haven, Conn., October 14, 1918.

Cause : Pneumonia, broncho.

Next of kin : Mother, Lizzie Smith, 39 Laidlaw Avenue, Jersey City, N. J.
SMITH, WILLIAM MUNROE, electrician, third class (G), United States Navy.

Enlisted : San Diego, Calif., January 21, 1916.

Died : U. S. S. Pittsburgh, October 24, 1918.

Cause : Broncho-pneumonia.

Next of kin : Father, Ben C. Smith, Encanto Heights, San Diego, Calif.



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SMITH, WILLIAM REDMAYNE, electrician, first class, United States Naval Re-
serve Force.

Enrolled: Bremerton, Wash., April 10, 1917.

Died : Willard Parker Hospital, New York City, September 27, 1918.

Cause: Bronchial pneumonia.

Next of kin : Mother, Mrs. Gertrude Smith, 4320 Forty-seventh Street, SB.,

Portland, Oreg.
SMITH, WILLIAM ROY, coxswain, United States Naval Reserve Force.

Enrolled : New York, N. Y., May 26, 1917.

Died : United States naval hospital, New York, N. Y., March 13, 1918.

Cause: Diabetes mellitus.

Next of kin : Mother, Mrs. Mary Smith, Chauvin, Alberta, Canada.
SMITH, WOLLFORD, apprentice seaman, United States Navy.

Enlisted: Baltimore, Md., December 10, 1917.

Died : Naval hospital, Hampton Roads, Va., January 28, 1918.

Cause: Cerebrospinal fever.

Next of kin : Father, William J. Smith, 2535 Fait Avenue, Baltimore, Md.
SMITH, YOUNG HALL, seaman, second class, United States Navy.

Enlisted: Atlanta, Ga., June 13, 1917.

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

Cause: Pleurisy.

Next of kin : Brother, C. L. Smith, 208 Buford Place, Macon, Ga.
SMOCK, WILLIAM WALTER, seaman, second class, United States Navy.

Enlisted : Des Moines, Iowa, November 23, 1916.

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

Cause : Lost at sea on U. S. S. Alcedo.

Next of kin: Father, Dave R Smock, 406 South East Fifth Street, Des

Moines, Iowa.
SMOOT, WILLIAM EVERETT, landsman electrician (R), United States Navy.

Enlisted: Peoria, 111., June 15, 1918.

Died: United States naval hospital, Great Lakes, 111., October 1, 1918.

Cause: Influenza.

Next of kin : Father, Edward Everett Smoot, R. F. D. No. 4, Greenview, 111.
SMYTH, RAYMOND WEIR, chief machinist's mate, United States Naval Reserve
Force.

Enrolled: Boston, Mass., January 19, 1918.

Died : Naval hospital, Philadelphia, Pa., September 27, 1918.

Cause: Influenza.

Next of kin : Father, Herbert W. Smyth, 15 Elmwood Avenue, Cambridge,

Mass.
SMYTH, ROBERT STEWART, apprentice seaman, United States Navy.

Enlisted : Kansas City, Mo., August 2, 1918.

Died : Naval training camp, Mare Island, Calif., October 18, 1918.

Cause: Influenza.

Next of kin : Father, Robert Smyth, Alexandria, La.
SNODGRASS, ALBERT LAWRENCE, seaman, United States Naval Reserve Force.

Enrolled : New York, N. Y., April 24, 1917.

Died : United States naval hospital, Philadelphia, Pa., October 11, 1918.

Cause: Influenza.

Next of kin: Father, William Wesley Snodgrass, 281 Lawton Street, At-
lanta, Ga.
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SNOW, LESTER JAEED, chief quartermaster, United States Naval Reserve Force.

Enrolled: Washington, D. C., June 20, 1918.

Died : United States naval hospital, Chelsea, Mass., September 30, 1918.

Cause: Influenza.

Next of kin : Wife, Mary Nuzum Snow, 1011 Greensboro Avenue, Tusca-

loosa, Ala.

SNYDER, CORNELIUS BENEDICT, apprentice seaman, United States Naval Reserve
Force.

Enrolled: Pittsburgh, Pa., June 17, 1918.

Died : United States naval hospital, Great Lakes, 111., September 21, 1918.

Cause: Influenza.

Next of kin : Father, Adam Snyder, Freeport, Pa.
SNYDER, EDWIN AUGUST, chief electrician (R.), United States Navy.

Enlisted : Port Jefferson, Long Island, N. Y., September 17, 1917.

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

Cause: Pneumonia, broncho.

Next of kin : Father, Oscar A. Snyder, 20 Desales Place, Brooklyn, N. Y.

SNYDER, GEORGE EMERSON, pharmacist's mate, second class, United States Naval
Reserve Force.

Enrolled : Philadelphia, Pa., April 25, 1917.

Died : United States Navy base hospital No. 5, September 20, 1918.

Cause: Pneumonia.

Next of kin : Mother, Mrs. Annie Snyder, New Oxford, Pa.
SNYDER, HARRY HOYT, apprentice seaman, United States Naval Reserve Force.

Enrolled : Cape May, N. J., July 5, 1918.

Died : Navy yard, Puget Sound, Wash., October 9, 1918.

Cause : Influenza.

Next of kin : Mother, Mrs. Harvey Snyder, Cold Springs, Cape May, N. J.
SNYDER, JOE LYNNE, fireman, first class, United States Navy.

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

Died : U. S. S. Herman Frasch, October 4, 1918.

Cause : Lost when vessel was sunk in a collision.

Next of kin : Wife, Inez Olga Snyder, Days Creek, Oreg.

SNYDER, JOHN JACOB, Jr., seaman, second class, United States Naval Reserve
Force.

Enrolled : Baltimore, Md., April 23, 1918. ^

Died : Naval hospital, naval base, Virginia, October 4, 1918.

Cause: Pneumonia, lobar.

Next of kin : Father, Mr. J. J. Snyder, sr., Graham, N. C.
SCARES, MARION, seaman, second class, United States Naval Reserve Force.

Enrolled: San Francisco, Calif., June 3, 1918.

Died : Near Newark, Calif., October 27, 1918.

Cause: Drowning.

Next of kin : Mother, Jennie Soares, R. F. D. No. 7, Niles, Calif.
SODEN, WILLIAM THOMAS, yeoman, third class, United States Naval Reserve
Force.

Enrolled : New York City, N. Y., May 14, 1918.

Died: Brooklyn, N. Y., October 11, 1918.

Cause : Broncho-pneumonia.

Next of kin : Father, Eminett Soden. 302 Lewis Avenue, Brooklyn, N. Y.



691

SOFFEL, WALTER Louis, fireman, first class, United States Nayal Reserve Force.

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

Died: United States naval hospital, Pelham Bay Park, N. Y., October 15,
1918.

Cause: Pneumonia.

Next of kin : Father, William Soffel, 2242 Quimby Avenue, New York, N. Y.
SOFIAN, GEORGE JOSEPH, fireman, second class, United States Navy.

Enlisted: Philadelphia, Pa., June 1, 1917.

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

Cause : Lost when ship was torpedoed.

Next of kin : Father, Andrew Sofian, 433 Wood Street, Philadelphia, Pa.
SOHN, WILLIAM HENKY, chief machinist's mate, United States Navy.

Enlisted: Boston, Mass., November 16, 1914.

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

Cause: Killed in action with enemy submarine.

Next of kin : Mother, Rose Sohn, 2269 Vine Street, Cincinnati, Ohio.
SOJKA, RUDOLPH, chief electrician, United States Navy.

Enlisted: San Francisco, Calif., April 23, 1918.

Died : United States naval hospital, New York, N. Y., September 25, 1918.

Cause : Broncho-pneumonia.

Next of kin : Wife, Dollie L. Sojka, 4617 Ludlow Street, Philadelphia, Pa.
SOKEL, JAMES ANTHONY, seaman, second class, United States Navy.

Enlisted: Chicago, 111.. April 3, 1917.

Died : S. S. Motano, July 31, 1917.

Cause : Drowned in sinking of the S. S. Motano.

Next of kin : Father, Simon Sokel, Chatswood, 111.

SOLIS, ARTHUR MICHAEL, master-at-arms, third class, United States Naval
Reserve Force.

Enrolled : New Orleans, La., March 5, 1918.

Died : Naval hospital, New Orleans, La., June 14, 1918.

Cause: Appendicitis.

Next of kin : ^Mother, Mrs. Jennie L. Solias, 2331 North Villere Street, New

Orleans, La.
SOMERS, Louis, seaman, second class, United States Navy.

Enlisted : Boston, Mass., March 7, 1918.

Died: United States Naval Base 9, Gibraltar, March 30, 1918.

Cause : Meningitis, cerebrospinal.

Next of kin : Father, Augustus SomerSj 84 Conant Street, Manchester, N. H.
SOMERS, WILLIAM FRANK, apprentice seamafi, United States Navy.

Enlisted : Buffalo, N. Y., August 8, 1918.

Died : Naval hospital, Newport, R. L. September 21, 1918.

Cause: Pneumonia, lobar.

Next of kin : \Vife, Julia Somers, Nunda, N. Y.
SOMMERHAUSE, EDWARD FRANCIS, fireman, first class, United States Navy.

Enlisted : Portland, Oreg., December 5, 1917.

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

Cause : Broncho-pneumonia.

Next of kin : Mother, Lizzie Kuhn, Lostine, Oreg.
SOMOHYL, HENRY IGNAC JOHN, apprentice seaman, United States Navy.

Enlisted : Houston, Tex., May 10, 1917.

Died : United States naval hospital, Great Lakes, 111., June 9, 1917.

Cause: Pleurisy, suppurative.

Next of kin : Father, Frank Somohyl, West Point, Tex.



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SOPEB, HOWARD RUSSELL, seaman, second class, United States Naval Reserve

Force. x

Enrolled : Williamsport, Pa., April 24, 1918.

Died : United States naval hospital, Cape May, N. J., October 1, 1918.
Cause: Influenza.

Next of kin : Mother, Isabell Mary Williams, Sullivan Street, Canton, Pa.
SOPP, ERNEST WILLIAM, storekeeper, second class, United States Naval Reserve

Force.

Enrolled: Philadelphia, Pa., April 16, 1918.
Died: At home, 1808 North Sixteenth Street, Philadelphia, Pa., October

16, 1918.

Cause : Pneumonia, lobar.
Next of kin: Wife, Harriett Lovick Sopp, 1808 North Sixteenth Street,

Philadelphia, Pa.

SORBER, ROBERT, fireman, first class, United States Navy.

Enlisted: Scrantou, Pa., June 18, 1917.

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

Cause : Lost his life when vessel was torpedoed and sunk.

Next of kin : Mother, Etta Sorber, R. R. No. 1, box 14, Noxen, Pa.
SOBENSEN, CLARENCE POTTER, seaman, second class. United States Naval Re-
serve Force.

Enrolled: Chicago, 111., May 20, 1918.

Died : Camp Logan, 111., September 30,. 1918.

Cause : Broncho-pneumonia.

Next of kin: Mother, Mrs. Eddievine Sorensen, 4917 West Walton Street,

Chicago, 111.
SOTHERN, W T ILLIAM STUART, electrician, first class, United States Navy.

Enlisted : U. S. S. Buffalo, San Diego, Calif., March 28, 1916.

Died : Navy collier Cyclops, June 14, 1918.

Cause : Member of crew on missing Cyclops.

Next of kin : Father, William P. Sothern, 705 North Church Street, Spartan-
burg, S. C.

SOULE, HOWARD PALMER, yeoman, third class, United States Naval Reserve
Force.

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

Died : U. S. S. Los Angeles, September 28, 1918.

Cause: Pneumonia.

Next of kin : Father, Wilbur Soule, Ripon, Wis.

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

Enrolled : San Francisco, Calif., June 21, 1918.

Died: United States naval hospital, Gulfport, Miss., October 8, 1918.

Cause: Influenza, broncho-pneumonia.

Next of kin: Mother, Mary Sousa, 1314 East Fifteenth Street, Oakland,

Calif.

SOUTH, FRANK MARION, seaman, second class, United States Naval Reserve
Force.

Enrolled : Des Moines, Iowa, June 4, 1918.

Died : U. S. S. Ohio, September 25, 1918.

Cause: Pneumonia.

Next of kin : Father, George South, De Kalb, Iowa.




693

HERN, RUPHTJS EDWABD, seaman, second class, United States Navy.

Enlisted : Raleigh, N. C., April 27, 1917.

Died: U. S. S. Florida, August 28, 1918.

Cause: Cerebrospinal meningitis.

Next of kin : Stepfather, Wm. C. Beamer, R. F. D. No. 3, Mount Airy, N. 0.
SOVA, JAMES, seaman, second class, United States Navy.

Enlisted: Cleveland, Ohio, November 5, 1917.

Died : U. S. S. Cherokee, February 26, 1918.

Cause: When ship was torpedoed.

Next of kin : Father, Michael Sova, 512 South Fifth Street, Reading, Pa.
SPAIDE, JOHN LEROY, hospital apprentice, first class, United States Navy.

Enlisted: Scranton, Pa., May 21, 1917.

Died : United States naval hospital, League Island, Pa., September 23,
1918.

Cause: Influenza.

Next of kin : Mother, Helen Spaide, 55 South Wyoming Street, Hazleton, Pa.
SPANGLER, GEORGE ANDREW, seaman, second class, United States Navy.

Enlisted : Houston, Tex., December 7, 1916.

Died : U. S. S. Huntington, December 7, 1917.

Cause: Drowned.

Next of kin: Father, George W. Spangler, 2905 Saunders Avenue, San

Antonio, Tex.
SPANGLER, HENRY, seaman, second class, United States Navy.

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

Died : Naval station, Great Lakes, 111., March 12, 1918.

Cause: Pneumonia, lobar.

Next of kin: Stepfather, Max R. Herrman, 280 Fourteenth Street, Cedar

Rapids, Iowa.

SPARKS, JAMES ALS WORTH, chief quartermaster (A), United States Naval
Reserve Force.

Enrolled-: San Francisco, Calif., July 12, 1918.

Died : Naval Training Camp, Seattle, Wash., October 30, 1918.

Cause : Pneumonia.

Next of kin : Father, James Dunn Sparks, 414 Mariposa Avenue, Sierra

Madre, Calif.

SPAROUGH, STEVE JAMES, machinist's mate, second class, United States Naval
Reserve Force.

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

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

Cause: Influenza.

Next of kin : Mother, Elizabeth Sparough, 3246 Hirsch Street, Chicago, I1L
SPARROWGROVE, GLENN PEARSON, electrician, third class, United States Navy.

Enlisted : Des Moines, Iowa, April 19, 1917.

Died : Naval hospital, Norfolk, Va., March 16, 1918.

Cause: Pneumonia, lobar.

Next of kin: Sister, Garnet lona Sparrowgrove, East Mason Block, Fort

Dodge, Iowa.
SPAULDING, HAROLD MANNING, coxswain, United States Navy.

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

Died : Naval station, Newport, R. I., March 30, 1918.

Cause: Cerobrospinal meningitis.

Next of kin : Mother, Ada N. Spaulding, Union Village, Woonsocket, R. I.



694

SPEAKS, HUBBAED, fireman, second class, United States Navy.

Enlisted : Columbia, S. C., May 14, 1917. -

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

Cause : Lost life when vessel was sunk.

Next of kin : Father, Robert Spears, R. R. No. 3, Bennettsville, S. C.
SPENCE, ALBERT, mess attendant, third class, United States Naval Reserve Force.

Enrolled: Miami, Fla., May 6, 1918.

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

Cause : Broncho-pneumonia.

Next of kin : Mother, Josephine Nealy, Coconut Grove, Fla.

SPENCE, JAMES ANDREW, mess attendant, third class, United States Naval Re-
serve Force.

Enrolled: Boston, Mass., May 11, 1918.

Died : Naval hospital, Newport, R. I., September 17, 1918.

Cause: Pneumonia, broncho.

Next of kin : Mother, Mandie Spence, Haynesville, Va.

SPENCER, EDWARD LEON, seaman, second class, United States Naval Reserve
Force.

Enrolled : Boston, Mass., February 18, 1918.

Died : Quarantine Station, Gallops Island, September 26, 1918.

Cause: Pneumonia.

Next of kin : Wife, Florence E. Spencer, 424 Ashniont Street, Boston, Mass.
SPENCER, HARRY EDGAR, seaman, second class, United States Naval Reserve
Force.

Enrolled : Kansas City, Mo., June 3, 1918.

Died.: Naval training camp, Seattle, Wash., October 8, 1918.

Cause: Pneumonia.

Next of kin : Father, Edgar F. Spencer, Buckner," Mo.

SPENCER, RAY MARCUS, seaman, second class, United States Naval Reserve
Force.

Enrolled : Tacoma, Wash., May 20, 1918.

Died : Naval training camp, Seattle, Wash., October 9, 1918.

Cause: Pneumonia.

Next of kin: Mother, Sarah Spencer, R. F. D. No. 4, box 358, Tacoma,

Wash.
SPICER, RAY REUBEN, apprentice seaman, United States Naval Reserve Force.

Enrolled : Chicago, 111., July 22, 1918.

Died : Camp Logan, 111., October 1, 1918.

Cause : Broncho-pneumonia.

Next of kin : Mother, Henrietta Spicer, Viola, 111.

SPIELMAN, ROBERT Louis, engineman, second class, United States Naval Reserve
Force.

Enrolled : Brooklyn, N. Y., May 27, 1918.

Died : October 10, 1918, at his home.

Cause: Typhoid fever.

Next of kin : Father, Henry Spielrnan. 125 Elbertson Street, Elmhurst,

Long Island.

SPINKS, RALPH EUGENE, seaman, second class, United States Navy.
Enlisted : Albany, N. Y., April 12, 1917.
Died : Naval hospital, Portsmouth, N. H., June 17, 1917.
Cause : Broncho-pneumonia.

Next of kin : Mother, Jennie Spinks, 631 Sixth Avenue, North Troy, N. Y.



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SPITLER, RALPH EDWARD, landsman (E), radio, United States Navy.
Enlisted : Cincinnati, Ohio, August 8, 1918.
Died : Naval hospital, Newport, R. I., September 25, 1918.
Cause: Pneumonia, lobar.

Next of kin : Father, Lloyd Spitler, Sycamore, Ohio.

SPIZZIRRI, ANTHONY, fireman, first class, United States Naval Reserve Force.
Enrolled : Great Lakes, 111., April 25, 1918.

Died : United States naval hospital, Great Lakes, 111., Setpember 29, 1918.
Cause : Broncho-pneumonia.

Next of kin : Brother, Oreste Spizzirri, 7537 Dante Avenue, Chicago, 111.
SPONOGLE, BEVERLY CHARLES, machinist's mate, second class, United States

Navy.

Enlisted : San Francisco, Calif., November 1, 1917.
Died: St. Luke's Hospital, Jacksonville, Fla., October 17, 1918.
Cause: Pneumonia, complicating influenza.
Next of kin : Mother, Laura May Sponogle, 41 First Avenue, San Francisco,

Calif.

SPOONER, CARLTON HENRY, seaman, United States Naval Reserve Force.
Enrolled : New Bedford, Mass., April 8, 1917.

Died : United States naval hospital, New York, N. Y., September 29, 1918.
Cause: Pneumonia, broncho.
Next of kin : Mother, Mrs. Jennie Spooner. 112 Pierce Street, New Bedford,

Mass.

SPORKIN, ABRAHAM LEONARD, seaman, second class, United States Naval Re-
serve Force.

Enrolled: Philadelphia, Pa., May 15, 1918.
Died : Naval hospital, Hampton Roads, Va., October 31, 1918.
Cause : Broncho-pneumonia.

Next of kin : Mother, Elizabeth Sporkin, 1308 North Seventh Street, Phila-
delphia, Pa.

SPRAGUE, FRAYLEY EARL, fireman, first class, United States Navy.
Enlisted: Kansas City, Mo., May 15, 1917.

Died: United States naval hospital, League Island, Pa., May 31, 1918.
Cause: Pleurisy.

Next of kin : Brother, Marion Sprague ; address unknown.
SPRAGUE, GROVER, seaman, second class, United States Navy.
Enlisted: Boston, Mass., April 20, 1916.
Died : U. S. S. New York, June 13, 1917.
Cause: Measles.
Next of kin : Father, Amos O. Sprague, 267 Columbian Street, Weymouth,

Mass.
SPRAGUE, HOWARD WILLIAM, machinist's mate, first class, United States Naval

Reserve Force.

Enrolled: Baltimore, Md., December 11, 1917.
Died: United States naval air station, Bay Shore, L. I., N. Y., November

5, 1918.

Cause: Lobar pneumonia.

Next of kin: Wife, Charlotte M. Sprague, 10 Sarella Street, Glens Falls,
N. Y.



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SPBINGMEIEB, WALTER BERNARD, apprentice seaman, United States Navy.

Enlisted: Cincinnati, Ohio, July 29, 1918.

Died : United States naval hospital, Great Lakes, 111., September 28, 1918.

Cause: Influenza.

Next of kin: Father, Henry Springmeier, 975 Windsor Street, Cincinnati,

Ohio.
SPROUSE, EMMET, apprentice seaman, United States Navy.

Enlisted: Richmond, Va., October 22, 1917.

Died : Naval hospital, Norfolk, Va., December 10, 1917.

Cause: Lobar pneumonia.

Next of kin : Father, Alonzo L. Sprouse, Elk Hill, Va.
SQUIBB, JAMES LEE, seaman, second class, United States Navy.

Enlisted: Oklahoma City, Okla., March 27, 1917.

Died : S. S. Chincha, August 14, 1917.

Cause : Drowned.

Next of kin: Mother, Mary Nora Squibb, 613 Monroe Street, Springfield,

Mo.
SQUIRES, JESSE FRANKLIN, electrician, second class, United States Navy.

Enlisted: Boston, Mass., June 21, 1916.

Died : Naval hospital, Pensacola, Fla., December 27, 1917.

Cause: Nephritis, acute.

Next of kin : Brother, Clarence W. Squires, Jonesville, Mich.
STACEY, JOSEPH, machinist's mate, first class, United States Navy.

Enlisted: Chicago, 111., June 14, 1915.

Died: Naval hospital, Chelsea, Mass., November 10, 1918.

Cause: Influenza.

Next of kin: Mother, Mary Stacey, 141 Twenty-first Avenue, Melrose

Park, 111.

STAGUN, HENRY EDWARD, landsman machinist's mate (A.), United States Naval
Reserve Force.

Enrolled: St. Louis, Mo., July 13, 1918.

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

Cause : Influenza.

Next of kin : Father, Henry G. Stagun, 2004 Market Street, St. Louis, Mo.
STAHLHEBER, DAVID WILLIAM, fireman, third class, United States Naval Reserve
Force.

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

Died: U. S. S. Mercy, October 16, 1918.

Cause: Influenza.

Next of kin: Father, William Stahlheber, Craig, 111.
STAHLHUT, ERNEST HENRY, fireman, third class, United States Navy.

Enlisted: Indianapolis, Ind., December 15, 1917.

Died: Naval hospital, Norfolk, Va., March 4, 1918.

Cause: Diphtheria.

Next of kin : Father, William Stahlhut, Antwerp, Ohio.

STAHLHUTH, WILLIAM JOHN, hospital apprentice, second class, United States
Navy.

Enlisted: St. Louis, Mo., May 18, 1918.

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

Cause: Influenza.

Next of kin : Mother, Emma M. Stahlhuth, 7421 Hazel Avenue, Maplewood,
Mo.



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STAIT, FKEDERICK JOHN, yeoman, first class, United States Naval Reserve Force.

Enrolled: Brooklyn, N. Y., May 5, 1917.

Died : Atlantic City Hospital, N. J., October 9, 1918.

Cause : Broncho-pneumonia.

Next of kin : Brother, Harold E. Stait, 1726 Thalia Street, New Orleans, La.
STALLINGS, HERMAN, ship's cook, second class, United States Naval Reserve
Force.

Enrolled: Norfolk, Va., January 31, 1918.

Died : United States Naval Forces, France, May 19, 1918.

Cause: Drowned.

Next of kin: Nettie Stallings, 527 Bank Street, Norfolk, Va.
STALLINGS, WASHINGTON WYATT, plumber and fitter, United States Navy.

Enlisted : New Bern, N. C., April 6, 1917.

Died : Naval hospital, Brooklyn, N. Y., October 14, 1918.

Cause : Pleurisy, suppurative.

Next of kin : Brother, D. H. Stallings, 52 Metcalf Street, New Bern, N. C.
STALNAKEB, JOHN FRANKLIN, apprentice seaman, United States Naval Reserve
Force.

Enrolled : Parkersburg, W. Va., October 2, 1918.

Died: Post hospital, University of West Virginia, Morgantown, W. Va.,
October 21, 1918.

Cause: Pneumonia.

Next of kin : Father, W. R. Stalnaker, jr., West Virginia.

STAMMERMAN, ANDREW WILLIAM, fireman, third class, United States Naval Re-
serve Force.

Enrolled : Louisville, Ky., July 22, 1918.

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

Cause : Pneumonia, lobar.

Next of kin : Mother, Catherine Stammerman, 2617 Magazine Street, Louis-
ville, Ky.
STAMP, CLAIR RICHMOND, engineer, first class, United States Navy.

Enlisted : Buffalo, N. Y., April 2, 1917.

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

Cause: Washed overboard.

Next of kin : Mother, Maude Stamp, Mount Morris, N. Y.
STANCLIFT, HUDSON ROMANE, seaman, second class, United States Navy.

Enlisted: Omaha, Nebr., July 12, 1917.

Died : Naval hospital, Brooklyn, N. Y., February 28, 1918.

Cause: Diphtheria.

Next of kin : Father, Hy. M. Stanclift, Alexandria, Nebr.

STANFIELD, FOKEST VERN, seaman, second class, United States Naval Reserve
Force.

Enrolled : Cleveland, Ohio, April 2, 1918.

Died : Lakeside Hospital, Cleveland, Ohio, November 1, 1918.

Cause: Influenza.

Next of kin : Father, Aucil M. Stanfield, 332 Howard Street, Findlay, Ohio.
STANCE, RICHARD EDWARD, machinist's mate, second class, United States Navy.

Enlisted: Chicago, 111., December 11, 1917.

Died : Naval hospital, Chelsea, Mass., October 1, 1918.

Cause: Influenza.

Next of kin: Father, John Stange, 7318 South Hermitage Avenue, Chi-
cago, 111.



698

STANLEY, JOHN BROOK, landsman electrician (R), United States Naval Reserve
Force.

Enrolled : El Paso, Tex., May 5, 1918.

Died : Naval hospital, New Orleans, La., August 12, 1918.

Cause: Broken neck.

Next of kin : Brother, James P. Stanley, care of Wilson & Co., Little Rock,

Ark.
STANLEY, SHIRLEY WOOTSON, seaman, second class, National Naval Volunteers.

Enrolled : Miami, Fla., April 30, 1917.

Died: Navy collier Cyclops, June 14, 1918.

Cause : Member of crew on missing Cyclops.

Next of kin : Father, Robert M. Stanley, Dacula, Fla.

STAPLES, CHARLES TIMOTHY, seaman, second class, United States Naval Re-
serve Force.

Enrolled : New York City, N. Y., April 10, 1917.

Died : U. S. S. Cherokee, February 26, 1918.

Cause: Lost at sea when U. S. S. Cherokee foundered.

Next of kin : Sister, Helen Wood, 65 Greenwich Street, New York, N. Y.
STAPLES, ROBERT BRUCE, electrician, first class, United States Naval Reserve
Force.

Enrolled: Norfolk, Va., February 8, 1917.

Died : U. S. S. Susquehanna, June 30, 1918.

Cause: Peritonitis, acute.

Next of kin : Mother, Annie V. Staples, Concord, Va.
STARK, EDWIN LEO, fireman, third class, United States Navy.

Enlisted : La Crosse, Wis., June 5, 1917.

Died : Navy collier Cyclops, June 14, 1918.



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