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Died : Naval hospital, Chelsea, Mass., September 11, 1918.

Cause: Influenza.

Next of kin : Wife, Mrs. Mollie Ward, Yhor City, Tampa, Fla.
WARD, THOMAS PATRICK, fireman third class, United States Navy.

Enlisted : Omaha, Nebr., December 14, 1917.

Died: Naval hospital, Philadelphia, Pa., February 1, 1918.

Cause : Broncho-pneumonia.

Next of kin : Mother, Johanna C. Ward, Gretna, Nebr.
WARD, WILLIAM DAVID, fireman, second class, United States Navy.

Enlisted: Atlanta, Ga., April 19, 1917.

Died: Navy collier Cyclops, June 14, 1918.

Cause: Member of crew on missing Cyclops.

Next of kin : Mother, Mary Ward, Jennings, Fla.

WARDICK, HARRY BECKETT, apprentice seaman, United States Naval Reserve
Force.

Enrolled : Philadelphia, Pa., June 6, 1918.

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

Cause: Influenza.

Next of kin: Mother, Emma Beckett Wardick, 6154 Grays Avenue, Phila-
delphia, Pa.
WAREING, EDGAR THOMAS, Quartermaster, second class, United States Navy.

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

Died : Naval air station, Pensacola, Fla., June 23, 1918.

Cause: Cerebrospinal fever.

Next of kin : Father, Thomas Wareing, 300 Washington Avenue, Albany,

N. Y.

WARFIELD, THORNTON, chief machinist's mate, United States Naval Reserve
Force.

Enrolled : New York City, May 21, 1917,

Died : Naval hospital, Chelsea, Mass., September 26, 1918.

Cause: Influenza.

Next of kin : Wife, Laura Warfield, 2035 Dean Street, Brooklyn, N. Y.



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WAEGO, FRANK, fireman, second class, United States Navy.

Enlisted : New Haven, Conn., April 9, 1917.

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

Cause: Drowning,

Next of kin : Father, George Wargo, 732 Maple Street, Bridgeport, Conn.
WARLICK, JAMES, water tender, United States Navy.

Enlisted : Fortress Monroe, Va., December 17, 1916.

Died : Naval hospital, League Island, Pa., March 13, 1918.

Cause: Poisoning, wood alcohol, acute.

Next of kin : Mother, Lulu Warlick, Childersburg, Ala.
WARLSH, CHARLES. Jr., seaman, second class, United States Navy.

Enlisted : New Orleans, La., June 1, 1917.

Died : Naval air station, Cape May, N. J., May 5, 1918.

Cause: Drowned.

Next of kin: Father, Charles Warlsh, sr., 514 Fourth Street, New Or-
leans, La.
WARNER, BENJAMIN, oiler, United States Navy.

Enlisted : Philadelphia, Pa., September 24, 1915.

Died : Naval hospital, Washington, D. C., March 12, 1918.

Cause: Apoplexy.

Next of kin: Mother, Nora Warner, 936 Sixth Street NW., Washington,

D. C.

WARNER, CHARLES HENRY, electrician, third class (G), United States Naval Re-
serve Force.

Enrolled : Great Lakes, 111., June 4, 1918.

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

Cause: Influenza.

Next of kin : Mother, Bertha Warner, 2332 North Avers Avenue, Chicago,

111.
WARNER, ELVIN MARTIN, landsman for yeoman, United States Navy.

Enlisted: Philadelphia, Pa., July 1, 1918.

Died : Naval hospital, Newport, R. I., September 26, 1918.

Cause : Broncho-pneumonia.

Next of kin: Mother, Mrs. Sarah Warner, 1264 North Newkirk Street,

Philadelphia, Pa.
WARNER, FRED BURDETT, fireman, second class. United States Navy.

Enlisted : Minneapolis, Minn., March 28, 1917.

Died: U. S. S. South Dakota, October 5, 1917.

Cause : Poisoning.

Next of kin: Mother, Ella Warner, 205 East Seventeenth Street, Minne-
apolis, Minn.
WARREN, CHARLES, fireman, first cla.'S, United States Navy.

Enlisted: Puget Sound, Wash., October 15, 1915.

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

Cause: Contusion of chest

Next of kin: Father, C. F. A. Warren, Kurtistown, Isd Olaa, Hawaii.
WARREN, SAMUEL FIRTH, seaman, second class. United States Navy.

Enlisted: Oklahoma City, Okla., June 22, 1917.

Died: Naval Hospital, New York, February 22, 1918.

Cause: Mastoiditis, acute.

Next of kin: Mother, Anna Warren, Hallett, Okla.



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WARREN, MRS. STELLK GRANT, landsman for yeomaii. United States Naval He-
serve Force.

Enrolled: Boston, Mass., November 4, 1918.

Died: Boston, Mass., December 7, 1918.

Cause: Pneumonia, following influenza.

Next of kin: Husband, Charles F. Warren, 17 White Street, Haverhill,

Mass.
WASE, CHARLES ALEXANDER, electrician, second class, United States Navy.

Enlisted: New York, N. Y., November 8, 1915.

Died: U. S. S. Delaware, July 22, 1918.

Cause : Pneumonia.

Next of kin : Father, Charles Wase, 185 Duncan Avenue, Jersey City, N. J.
WASHINGTON, THOMAS LEE, landsman for machinist's mate (A), United States
Naval Reserve Force.

Enrolled: Detroit, Mich., July 23, 1918.

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

Cause: Influenza.

Next of kin: Mother, Bridget Washington, Ruthven, Iowa.
WASSBERG, REYNOLD VITALIS, fireman, second class, United States Navy.

Enlisted: Ishpeming, Mich., May 13, 1917.

Died: Naval hospital, Norfolk, Va.. May 2, 1918.

Cause: Pneumonia.

Next of kin : Father, John Wassberg, Ribbing, Minn.
WARREN, THOMAS, mess attendant, third class, United States Navy.

Enlisted : Chicago, 111., June 13, 1917.

Died: Naval hospital, Great Lakes, 111., December 21, 1917.

Cause: Tuberculosis, chronic pulmonary.

Next of kin: Father, Roderick Warren, 1027 South State Street, Chicago,

111.
WASSOM, GRANT GROVER, apprentice seaman, United States Navy.

Enlisted : Portland, Oreg., December 12, 1917.

Died : Naval training camp, San Diego, Calif., February 28, 1918.

Cause : Measles.

Next of kin : Mother, Rilla Wassom, Harrisburg, Oreg.
WASSON, ROBERT HENRY, apprentice seaman, United States Navy.

Enlisted : Houston, Tex., May. 5, 1917.

Died: Naval hospital, Great Lakes, 111., June 28, 1917.

Cause: Cerebrospinal fever.

Next of kin : Mother, Mrs. J. A. Gallemqre, Rice, Tex.

WASZKIEWICZ, PETER EDWARD, electrician, third class, United States Naval
Reserve Force.

Enrolled : Detroit, Mich., July 29, 1918.

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

Cause : Broncho-pneumonia.

Next of kin : Mother, Veronica Waszkiewicz.
WATERS, JOSEPH JAMES, painter, third class, United States Navy.

Enlisted : Boston, Mass., November 19, 1917.

Died : U. S. S. Orion, August 9, 1918.

Cause : Drowning.

Next of kin : Mother, Annie Waters, 333 Boylston Street, Brookline, Mass.



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WATERS, WATT CHRINSUAW, apprentice seaman, United States Naval Reserve
Force.

Enrolled : Dallas, Tex., June 24, 1918.

Died : Naval training camp, San Diego, Calif., September 18, 1918.

Cause : Appendicitis, chronic.

Next of kin : Father, Thomas Womae Waters, Corbet, Tex.
WATKINS, THOMAS, fireman, second class, United States Navy.

Enlisted : St. Louis, Mo., May 29, 1917.

Died Navy collier Cyclops, June 14, 1918.

Cause : On misr ing Cyclops.

Next of kin : Brother, Edwarcl Watkins, Melcher, Iowa.
WATKINS, WALTER WALLACE, apprentice seaman, United States Navy.

Enlisted: Houston, Tex., August 6, 1918.

Died : Mare Island, Calif., October 19, 1918.

Cause: Influenza.

Next of kin : Father, William W. Watkins, Llanco, Tex.
WATSON, GWYNNE LURVEY, seaman. United States Navy.

Enlisted : El Paso, Tex., September 29, 1915.

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

Cause: Pneumonia.

Next of kin : Mother, Mrs. Ruby Lurvey Watson, box 725, Mesa, Ariz.
WATSON, HARVEY LEE, Jr., seaman, second class, United States Naval Reserve
Force.

Enrolled : Omaha, Nebr., December 12, 1917.

Died : Naval station, Great Lakes, 111., March 5, 1918.

Cause: Pneumonia.

Next of kin : Father, Harvey J. Watson, Beaver City, Nebr.
WATSON, HERBERT FENN, electrician (R), third class, United States Navy.

Enlisted: Boston, Mass., April 7, 1917.

Died: Steamship Antilles, October 17, 1917.

Cause : Lost life in sinking of vessel.

Next of kin : Mother, Mrs. Jenny G. Seger, Rutland, Mass.
WATSON, JAMES, chief quartermaster, United States Navy.

Enlisted : Puget Sound, Wash., November 22, 1915.

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

Cause : Pneumonia.

Next of kin: Wife, Frances Hazel Watson, 500 Ninth Avenue, Seattle,

Wash.

WATSON, JOHN FRANCIS, fireman, second class, United States Naval Reserve
Force.

Enrolled: Chicago, 111., May 7, 1918.

Died : Naval hospital, Norfolk, Va., September 30, 1918.
Cause: Pneumonia.

Next of kin: Father, John M. Watson, 53 Ward Street, Paterson, N. J.
WATSON, LAWRENCE SANFORD, storekeeper, third class, United States Navy.

Enlisted : Bangor, Me., May 7, 1917.
Died : U. S. S. Salem, September 29, 1918.

Cause : Missing from motor boat which was returning with liberty party to
U. S. S. Salem.

Next of kin : Mother, Eva Lillian Watson, Perry, Me.



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WATSON, RALPH CAHLETON, engineman, second class, United States Navy.

Enlisted: Portland, Me., February 8, 1917.

Died : U. S. S. Manley >, March 19, 1918.

Cause: Explosion.

Next of kin: Alice M. Watson, 212 West One hundred and eighty-fourth

Street, New York, N. Y.
WATSON, WILLIAM FRANKLIN, seaman, second class, United States Navy.

Enlisted: Houston, Tex., December 14, 1917.

Died : Naval station, Great Lakes, 111., March 2, 1918.

Cause : Pneumonia.

Next of kin: Mother, Lucinda Watson, Driftwood, Tex.

WATTERS, WILLIAM HENRY, Jr., carpenter's mate, first class, United States
Naval Reserve Force.

Enrolled : New York, N. Y., May 22, 1917.

Died : Naval hospital, Chelsea, Mass., September 27, 1918.

Cause: Influenza.

Next of kin: Father, William Henry Watters, 843 Boulevard, Bayonne,

N.J.
WATTS, JOHN RUSSELL, apprentice seaman, United States Navy.

Enlisted: St. Louis, Mo., March 7, 1918.

Died : Naval hospital, Newport, R. I., May 3, 1918.

Cause: Psychosis, manic depressive.

Next of kin : Mother, Etta Green, 720 Minnesota Avenue, Joplin, Mo.
WEAD, KENNETH DALE, fireman, third class, United States Naval Reserve Force.

Enrolled: Indianapolis, Ind., August 7, 1918.

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

Cause : Influenza.

Next of kin : Mother, Hattie Bowers Wead, 218 Wilden Avenue, Goshen, Ind.
WEATHERS, JOHN WESLEY, fireman, third class, United States Navy.

Enlisted: Columbia, S. C., July 7, 1917.

Died: Navy collier Cyclops, June 14, '1918.

Cause: On missing Cyclops.

Next of kin : Mother, Mrs. M. E. Weathers, Bowman, S. C.
WEAVER, CHARLIE C., fireman, second class, United States Naval Reserve Force.

Enrolled : St. Louis. Mo., July 27, 1918.

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

Cause: Influenza.

Next of kin : Mother, Emma Norton Weaver, Low Wossie, Mo.
WEAVER, FORREST CHESTER, seaman, United States Naval Reserve Force.

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

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

Cause: Pneumonia.

Next of kin : Father, Frank H. Weaver, 247 Smith Street, Providence, R. I.
WEAVER, IRA, fireman, first class, United States Navy.

Enlisted: Nashville, Tenn., April 16, 1917.

Died : U. S. S. America, October 9, 1918.

Cause : Pneumonia.

Next of kin : Mother, Mrs. Victoria Weaver, Blairsville, Ga.
W T EAVER, JOSEPH EDWIN, seaman, second class, United States Naval Reserve
Force.

Enrolled: Philadelphia, Pa., May 31, 1918.

Died: St. Louis, Mo., October 4, 1918.

Cause: Pneumonia.

Next of kin : Mother, Minerva B. Weaver, McSherrystown, Pa.



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WEAVER, LUTHER OBERLIN, seaman, United States Naval Reserve Force.
Enrolled: New York, N. Y., April 10, 1917.
Died: U. S. S. Alcedo, November 5, 1917.
Cause: Sinking of ship.
Next of kin: Father, Eli Witner Weaver, 25 Jefferson Avenue, Brooklyn,

N.Y.

WEBB, BARNEY, apprentice seaman, United States Navy.
Enlisted: Dallas, Tex., February 10, 1917.
Died : Naval hospital, Great Lakes, 111., March 23, 1918.
Cause : Measles ; pneumonia, lobar ; pleurisy.

Next of kin : Father, Austin Webb, Timpson, Tex., general delivery.
WEBB, CHESTER WILLIAM, seaman, second class, United States Naval Reserve

Force.

Enrolled : Baltimore, Md., December 6, 1917.
Died : U. S. A. C. T. Ticonderoga, September 30, 1918.
Cause : Lost life when vessel was torpedoed.

Next of kin: Mother, Mrs. Rebecca Webb, 904 North Broadway, Balti-
more, Md.
WEBB, EARLE DOUGLAS, ship fitter, second class, United States Naval Reserve

Force.

Enrolled : Allentown, Pa., May 24, 1918.
Died : Naval hospital, Puget Sound, Wash., October 3, 1918.
Cause: Influenza.

Next of kin : Mother, Jennie Webb, 331 Ridge Avenue, Kingston, Pa.
WEBB, HENRY GLENN, seaman, United States Navy.
Enlisted : Cleveland, Ohio, July 13, 1917.
Died : Naval hospital, Brooklyn, N. Y., October 16, 1918.
Cause: Pneumonia.

Next of kin : Father, H. M. Webb, 358 Hinman Street, Akron, Ohio.
WEBB, NORMAN EMMETT, seaman, second class, United States Navy.
Enlisted: Nashville, Tenn., January 24, 1917.
Died : Navy collier Cyclops, June 14, 1918.
Cause : Lost on missing Cyclops.
Next of kin : Mother, Mrs. Myrtle Webb, 4133 Sherman Avenue, Cincinnati,

Ohio.

WEBB, RICHARD LANE, seaman, second class, United States Naval Reserve Force.
Enrolled : New Bedford, Mass., May 15, 1917.
Died : Naval hospital, Newport, R. I., June 16, 1917.
Cause: Pneumonia.

Next of kin : Father, Harry W. Webb, Bucksport, Me.
WEBBER, JOSEPH Ross, apprentice seaman, United States Navy.
Enlisted : Chicago, 111., November 17, 1917.
Died : Naval hospital, Great Lakes, 111., January 3, 1918.
Cause: Cerebrospinal fever.

Next of kin : Father, George Webber, 4720 North Spaulding Avenue, Chi-
cago, 111.
WEBER, CARL HENRY, landsman for electrician (R), United States Naval Reserve

Force.

Enrolled : Cincinnati, Ohio, June 3, 1918.
Died : Naval hospital, Great Lakes, 111., September 24, 1918.
Cause: Influenza.

Next of kin: Wife, Ruth McGilliard Weber, R. F. D. 5, Mount Healthy,
Ohio.



764

WEBER, CHARLES JOSEPH, machinist's mate, second class, United States Naval
Reserve Force.

Enrolled : San Francisco, Calif., December 10, 1917.

Died : Naval hospital, Philadelphia, Pa., July 16, 1918.

Cause: Pleurisy, suppurative.

Next of kin : Mother, Clara Weber, Mountain View, Calif.

WEBER, ERWIN WILLIAM, landsman for machinist's mate (A.), United States
Naval Reserve Force.

Enrolled : Detroit, Mich., June 17, 1918.

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

Cause: Influenza.

Next of kin : Mother, Emma Louise Weber, Walkervllle, Ontario, Canada.
WEBER, FRANCIS XAVIEE, fireman, third class, United States Navy.

Enlisted : Buffalo, N. Y., April 30, 1917.

Died : Naval hospital, New York; July 24, 1917.

Cause: Cerebrospinal fever.

Next of kin : Brother, Emil Weber, 54 Rossler Street, Sloan, N. Y.
WEBER, JOSEPH LEONARD, seaman, United States Naval Reserve Force.

Enrolled : Patchogue, N. Y., April 14, 1917.

Died : Naval station, New York, February 7, 1918.

Cause: Pleurisy suppurative.

Next of kin : Mother, Mrs. Ella L. Weber, 31 Conklin Avenue, Patchogue >

N. Y.
WEBER, PLEAZ LEE, apprentice seaman, United States Navy.

Enlisted : Houston, Tex., April 27, 1917.

Died : Naval hospital, Great Lakes, 111., May 19, 1917.

Cause : Cerebrospinal fever.

Next of kin : Mother, Lillie C. Weber, Nixon, Tex.
WEBER, W ALTEC ASBURY, seaman, United States Navy.

Enlisted : Baltimore Md., April 4, 1917.

Died : U. S. S. Louisiana, June 15, 1918.

Cause: Drowning.

Next of kin: Mother, Ida C. Weber. 411 South Poppleton Street, Baltimore,

Md.
WEBSTER, CLAYTON ANDREW, electrician, first class, United States Navy.

Enlisted : Kansas City, Mo., February 15, 1916.

Died : Navy collier Cj/clops, June 14, 1918.

Cause : Member of crew of missing Cyclops.

Next of kin: Sister.. Miss Neva Webster, Hutchinson, Kans.
WEBSTER, HAROLD C., seaman, United States Navy.

Enlisted : Detroit, Mich., December 4, 1917.

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

Cause: Influenza.

Next of kin: Mother, Mrs. Elnora Webster, South Haven, Mich.
WEBSTER, HERBERT EDGAR, mess attendant, third class, United States Naval
Reserve Force.

Enrolled : New York, N. Y , October 12, 1917.

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

Cause: Drowning.

Next of kin : Mother, Elvera Webster, Brooklyn, N. Y.






WEBSTER, THUEMAN HOPKINS, yeoman, third class, United States Naval Reserve
Force.

Enrolled : Baltimore, Md., July 26, 1917.

Died : Naval hospital, Norfolk, Va., January 27, 1918.

Cause : Disease.

Next of kin : Wife, Mrs. Maude B. Webster, Mount Veraon, Md.
WEDDELL, THOMAS MACMILLAN, landsman for quartermaster (A.), United States
Navy.

Enlisted : Chicago, 111., April 9, 1917.

Died : Naval Air Station, Le Croisic, France, July 1, 1918.

Cause : Seaplane accident.

Next of kin: Father, Thomas R. Weddell, 62 North Lincoln Street, Hins-

dale, 111.
WEDEL, CAKL FEED, apprentice seaman, United States Naval Reserve Force.

Enrolled : Great Lakes, 111., July 1, 1918.

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

Cause: Influenza.

Next of kin : Mother, Emma Wedel, 2148, Jackson Boulevard, Chicago, 111.
WEED, DAVID JONATHAN, apprentice seaman, United States Navy.

Enlisted : New Haven, Conn., December 4, 1917.

Died : Naval hospital, Newport, R. I., December 17, 1917.

Cause : Psychosis, manic depressive.

Next of kin : Father, Thomas W. Weed, 101 Cedar Street, Norwalk, Conn.
WEED, EARL MYRON, seaman, second class, United States Naval Reserve Force.

Enrolled : Kansas City, Mo., May 17, 1918.

Died : Naval base hospital No. 5, Brest, France, September 27, 1918.

Cause : Pneumonia.

Next of kin : Father, Fred Owille Weed, Laredo, Mo.
WEEDEN, CARL FRANKLIN, apprentice seaman, United States Navy.

Enlisted : Denver, Colo., April 5, 1918.

Died : Navy yard. Mare Island, Calif., July 7, 1918.

Cause: Pneumonia.

Next of kin : Mother, Katie Weeden, 2152 Wall Street, Idaho Springs, Colo.
WEEKS, ROLAND JAMES, pharmacist's mate, third class, United States Naval Re-
serve Force.

Enrolled : Bath, Me., May 21, 1917.

Died : Key West, Fla., September 29, 1918.

Cause : Drowning.

Next of kin : Mother, Fannie S. Weeks, 89 Green Street, Bath, Me.
WEHMHOENER, Louis, quartermaster, third class. United States Navy.

Enlisted : Oklahoma City, Okla., April 18, 1917.

Died : Naval hospital, Portsmouth, N. H., March 23, 1918.

Cause: Pleurisy.

Next of kin : Father, Fred Wehmhoener, Deming, N. Mex.
WEIDLER, FRANKLIN ANDREW, machinist's mate, first class, United States Navy.

Enlisted : Williamsport, Pa., May 15, 1917.

Died : U. S. S. Charleston, October 11, 1918..

Cause: Pneumonia.

Next of kin : Father, Frank Vincent Weidler, 156 Sixth Street, Renova, Pa.
WEIGHT, CARL LEWIS, fireman, second, United States Navy.

Enlisted : Milwaukee, Wis., May 13, 1918.

Died : Naval hospital, Norfolk, Va., October 5, 1918.

Cause: Pneumonia.

Next of kin : Father, Henry Weight, Rhinelander, Wis.



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WEINHOLD, GEORGE ISAAC, apprentice seaman, United States Navy.

Enlisted : Minneapolis, Minn., December 14, 1917.

Died : Naval station, Great Lakes, 111., January 20, 1918.

Cause: Pneumonia.

Next of kin : Mother, Minnie Hornberger, Cottonwood, Minn.
WEIN STEIN, JACOB, hospital apprentice, first class, United States Naval Reserve
Force.

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

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

Cause: Influenza.

Next of kin : Father, Morris Weinstein, 757 Market Street, Elmira, N. Y.
WEINTRATJB, WILLIAM, electrician, third class, United States Naval Reserve
Force.

Enrolled : Newark, N. J., May 15, 1918.

Died : Naval hospital, Pelham Bay Park, N. Y., October 14, 1918.

Cause : Pneumonia.

Next of kin : Father, Leon Weintraub, 278 Littleton avenue, Newark, N. J.
WEIR, JOHN JOSEPH, carpenter's mate, third class, United States Navy.

Enlisted: Springfield, Mass., May 28, 1917.

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

Cause : Lost overboard.

Next of kin : Father, John Weir, Gilbertville, Mass.
WEISANSAL, EDWARD NICHOLAS, fireman, first class, United States Navy.

Enlisted : Buffalo, N. Y., February 24, 1917.

Died : Navy collier Cyclops, June 14, 1918.

Cause : Lost on missing Cyclops,

Next of kin : Anthony Weisansal, 512 Sherman Street, Buffalo, N. Y.
WEISS, HARRY BENJAMIN, first musician, United States Navy.

Enlisted : Norfolk, Va., May 9, 1918.

Died : U. S. S. Mercy, October 13, 1918.

Cause: Pneumonia.

Next of kin : Usher Jacobs, 5108 Parkside Avenue, Philadelphia, Pa.
WEISS, HERBERT FERDINAND, chief machinist's mate, United States Naval Re-
serve Force.

Enrolled: St. Joseph, Mich., September 4, 1917.

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

Cause: Influenza.

Next of kin: Brother, La Verne Weiss, Deerfield, Mich.
WEISS, JOHN, seaman, second class, United States Naval Reserve Force.

Enrolled : Brooklyn, N. Y., May 2, 1918.

Died : Naval hospital, New London, Conn., September 23, 1918.

Cause: Pneumonia.

Next of kin : Mother, Eva Weiss, Middle Village, Long Island, N. Y.
WELBORN, LEE ROY ALEXANDER, ship's cook, third class, United States Navy.

Enlisted: Jackson, Miss., February 3, 1917.

Died: Navy collier Cyclops, June 14, 1918.

Cause : Member of crew on board missing Cyclops.

Next of kin : Father, Edwin R. Welborn, Stringer, Miss.
WELBORN, PENDLETON DEWEY, seaman, second class, United States Navy.

Enlisted: Jackson, Miss., February 3, 1917.

Died: Navy collier Cyclops, June 14, 1918.

Cause: On board missing Cyclops.

Next of kin : Father, Everett M. Welborn, Stringer, Miss.



767

WELCH, ALFKED, fireman, first class, United States Navy.

Enlisted: Boston, Mass., August 31, 1917.

Died: Naval hospital, New York, July 8, 1918.

Cause: Cerebrospinal fever.

Next of kin: Mother, Hester Welch, 117 Bladen Street Extended, An-
napolis, Md.
WELCH, HAKEY C., fireman, first class, United States Navy.

Enlisted: Des Moines, Iowa, July 2, 1917.

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

Cause: Drowned.

Next of kin : Mother, Cora Barber, Lakeland, Fla.
WELCH, JOHN THOMAS, yeoman, third class, United States Naval Reserve Force.

Enrolled: Boston, Mass., August 15, 1918.

Died: Quarantine station, Gallops Island, Medford, Mass., September 24,
1918.

Cause: Pneumonia.

Next of kin : Father, John Welch, 45 Garfield Avenue, Medford, Mass.
WELCH, WILLIAM FILLER, chief electrician (G), United States Naval Reserve
Force.

Enrolled : New York, N. Y., May 7, 1917.

Died: Home, October 10, 1918.

Cause: Pneumonia.

Next of kin : Mother, James Nina Welch, 121 Central Avenue, Delaware,

Ohio.
WELD, GEORGE LEON, apprentice seaman, United States Navy.

Enlisted: New Haven, Conn., April 30, 1917.

Died : Naval hospital, Newport, R. I., June 2, 1917.

Cause: Pleurisy, suppurative.

Next of kin : Father, George Milton Weld, East River, Conn.
WELDON, ANTHONY THOMAS, chief yeoman, United States Naval Reserve Force.

Enrolled: Philadelphia, Pa., December 4, 1917.

Died: Naval hospital, Washington, D. C., October 18, 1918.

Cause: Influenza.

Next of kin: Mother, Catherine Weldon, 3217 Powelton Avenue, Phila-
delphia, Pa.

WELKER, RUSSELL LEE ROY, quartermaster, second class (A), United States
Naval Reserve Force.

Enrolled: Omaha, Nebr., February 18, 1918.

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

Cause: Influenza.

Next of kin : Father, Ulysses G. Walker, Wood Lake, Nebr.
WELLENDORFF, THEODORE ALEXANDER, landsman for electrician (R), United
States Naval Reserve Force.

Enrolled: Louisville, Ky., May 27, 1918.

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

Cause: Influenza.

Next of kin : Mother, Elenora Bloess Wellendorff , 1229 Bates Court, Louis-
ville, Ky.

WELLERSON, JOHN MORTIMER, boatswain's mate, first class, United States Naval
Reserve Force.

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

Died : Rochefort, France, October 23, 1918.

Cause: Pneumonia.

Next of kin : Father, Isidore Wellerson, 92 Woodruff Avenue, Brooklyn, N. Y.



768

WBLLMAN, WILLARD, chief electrician, United States Naval Reserve Force.
Enrolled : Albany, N. Y., June 28, 1917.
Died: Willard Parker Hospital, Ne\v York, N. Y., October 24, 1918.

Cause: Influenza.

Next of kin : Mother, Victoria Willard Wellman, Friendship, N. Y.
WELLS, HARRY MASON, seaman, United States Navy.

Enlisted: New York, N. Y., December 31, 1915.

Died : Aeronautic detachment, Huntington, Long Island, August 6, 1917.

Cause: Seaplane accident.

Next of kin : Wife, Martha Christiana Wells, Brooklyn, N. Y.
WELLS, JOHN C., chief machinist's mate, United States Naval Reserve Force.

Enrolled: Boston, Mass., February 21, 1917.

Died: Quincy, Mass., December 4, 1917.

Cause: Result of accident.

Next of kin : Mother, Mary Ann Monroe, White Haven, Nova Scotia..
WELLS, REID EARNEST, seaman, United States Naval Reserve Force.

Enrolled : St. Louis, Mo., May 22, 1918.

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

Cause : Pneumonia.



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