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Next of kin : Mother, Mollie Ridgewater Wells, Mulberry Grove, III.
WELLS, VINTON ROGERS, seaman, second class, United States Navy.

Enlisted : Albany, N. Y., December 12, 1917.

Died : Naval hospital, New York, March 10, 1918.

Cause: Pneumonia.

Next of kin : Mother, May Wells, Bolton Landing, N. Y.

WELLS, WILLIAM ALBERT, seaman, second class, United States Naval Reserve
Force.

Enrolled : Detroit, Mich., April 9, 1917.

Died : U. S. S. loica, January 30, 1918.

Cause : Fell overboard.

Next of kin : Mother, Harriett E. Wells, Evansville, Ind.
WELNOSKI, STANLEY ANDREW, ship's cook, second class, United States Navy.

Enlisted : Scranton, Pa., April 26, 1917.

Died : Naval air station, Miami, Fla., October 9, 1918.

Cause: Pneumonia.

Next of kin : Mother, Mary Welnoski, 335 Hancock Street, Wilkes-Barre, Pa.
WELSCH, GEORGE, seaman, second class, United States Navy.

Enlisted : Peoria, 111., March 31, 1917.

Died : Naval hospital, Norfolk, Va., May 2, 1917.

Cause: Cerebrospinal fever.

Next of kin : Mother, Minnie Welsch, 512 Exchange Street, Keokuk, Iowa.
WELSH, CLARENCE EDWARD, seaman, second class, United States Naval Reserve
Force.

Enrolled: Baltimore, Md., June 19, 1918.

Died : Naval hospital, naval base, Virginia, October 5, 1918.

Cause: Pneumonia.

Next of kin : Mother, Mary A. Welsh, 860 West Lexington Street, Baltimore,
Mil.



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WELSH, HAROLD SPURGEANT, seaman, second class, United States Naval Reserve

Force.

Enrolled : Parkersburg, W. Va., July 5, 1918.
Died : Naval hospital, naval base, Virginia, October 11, 1918.
Cause: Pneumonia.

Next of kin : Father, David R. Welsh, 244 South Illinois Avenue, Wellston,

Ohio.

WELTY, FRANK GEORGE, pharmacist's mate, second class, United States Navy.
Enlisted: Indianapolis, February 2, 1914.

Died : France, while with medical unit, Fifth Marines, June 26, 1918.
Cause : Wounds received in action.

Next of kin : Father, Emile S. Welty, 1130 Bleecker Street, Utica, N. Y.
WENTWORTH, LEONARD HAROLD, seaman, second class, United States Naval

Reserve Force.

Enrolled : St. Louis, Mo., June 25, 1918.

Died : Navy rifle range, Camp Logan, 111., September 29, 1918.
Cause: Pneumonia.

Next of kin: Mother, Gertrude Wentworth, Springdale, Ark.
WENZ, JOHN FRANK, hospital apprentice, second class, United States Naval

Reserve Force.

Enrolled : Great Lakes, 111., May 15, 1918.
Died : Naval hospital, Great Lakes, 111., September 21, 1918.
Cause: Influenza.

Next of kin : Mother, Adelia Haertle Wenz, Watersmeet, Mich.
WENZEL, GEORGE ELWOOD, seaman, second class, United States Naval Reserve

Force.

Enrolled: San Francisco, Calif., May 18, 1918.
Died : U. S. S. Des Moines, October 6, 1918.
Cause: Drowning.
Next of kin: Wife, Laurel Emmeline Wenzel, 1647 Fulton Street. San

Francisco, Calif.

WENZEL, Louis HENRY, seaman, second class, United States Navy.
Enlisted: Newark, N. J., December 17, 1917.
Died : Naval hospital, New York, N. Y., March 26, 1918.
Cause: Pleurisy, suppurative.
Next of kin: Mother, Fanny Wenzel, Van Ruper Avenue, East Paterson,

N. J.

WEBNECKE, CHRISTIAN IGNATIUS, musician, second class, United States Navy.
Enlisted : Baltimore, Md., April 27, 1917.
Died: Naval hospital, Charleston, S. C., July 27, 1918.
Cause: Meningitis, cerebrospinal.

Next of kin: Mother, Mary C. Wernecke, Home for Incurables, 21 Gull-
ford Avenue, Baltimore, Md.
WERNER, EDWARD ALBERT, electrician, first class (R), United States Naval

Reserve Force.

Enrolled: San Francisco, Calif., May 4, 1917.
Died: Hospital, Hoboken, N. J., October 29, 1918.
Cause: Pneumonia.

Next of kin : Mother, Marie Elizabeth Werner, 2313 Ninth Street, Berkeley,
Calif.
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WERNER, FRANCIS JOSEPH, seaman, second class, United States Navy.
Enlisted: Omaha, Nebr., October 4, 1916.
Died: Naval hospital, Great Lakes, 111., May 2, 1917.
Cause : Pleurisy, suppurative.
Next of kin: Father, Charles Warner, 2325 Holmes Street, Kansas

City, Mo.
WKSCHE, RICHARD, seaman, second class, United States Naval Reserve Force.

Enrolled : Brooklyn, N. Y., May 26, 1917.

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

Cause: Lost life when ship was sunk.

Next of kin : Mother, Elizabeth Wesche, 1212 Jefferson Avenue, Brooklyn,

N. Y.

WESCOTT, CECIL CLINTON, chief quartermaster, United States Naval Reserve
Force.

Enrolled: Rockland, Me., March 27, 1917.

Died : Knox County Hospital, Rockland, Me., May 30, 1918.

Cause: Abscesses of right lung.

Next of kin : Wife, Helen Francis Wescott, 47 Pacific Street, Rockland, Me.
WESLEY, JOHN L. C., seaman, second class, United States Naval Reserve Force.

Enrolled: Birmingham, Ala., June 5, 1918.

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

Cause: Pneumonia.

Next of kin : "Wife, Bertha Mae Wesley, Parrish, Ala.

WESSLING, WILLIAM MCKINLEY, machinist's mate (A.), second class, United
States Naval Reserve Force.

Enrolled: Great Lakes, 111., July 19,^1918.
Died : Naval hospital, Great Lakes, 111., September 25, 1918.

Cause: Influenza.

Next of kin : Father, George H. Wessling, 3139 Eastwood Avenue, Chicago,

111.
WEST, ANDRES BENNY, fireman, second class, United States Navy.

Enlisted: Portland, Oreg., July 2, 1917.

Died: Navy collier Cyclops, June 14, 1918.

Cause : Member of crew on missing Cyclops.

Next of kin : Mother, Jessie B. West, Ciatskanie, Oreg.
WEST, FRANK EARNEST, seaman, second class, United States Navy.

Enlisted: Portland, Me., April 4, 1917.

Died : Naval hospital, New York, N. Y., April 29, 1917.

Cause : Pneumonia.

Next of kin : Mother, Villa Lawrence West, R. F. D. No. 3, West Paris, Me.
WEST, HENRY BERYL, apprentice seaman, United States Naval Reserve Force.

Enrolled: Nashville, Tenn., August 6, 1918.

Died: Navy mobilization sub station, Los Angeles, Calif., October 4, 1918.

Cause: Influenza.

Next of kin : Mother, Lillie Ann West, Stuttgart, Ark.
WEST, JAMES ALEXANDER, fireman, second class, United States Navy.

Enlisted: Portland, Oreg., July 2, 1917.

Died : Navy collier Cyclops, June 14, 1918.

Cause ; Member of crew on missing Cyclops.

Next of kin : Mother, Jessie B. West, Ciatskanie, Oreg.



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WKST, WILLIAM HARUY, fireman, tirst class, United States Navy.

Enlisted: Oklahoma City, Okla., May 5, 1917.

Died: Navy collier Cyclops, June 14, 1918.

Cause : Member of crew on board missing Cyclops.

Next of kin : Father, William J. West, Los Angeles, Calif.
WEST, WOODFORD NORMAN, apprentice' seaman, United States Navy.

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

Died : Naval hospital, Newport, R. I., January 16, 1918.

Cause: Pneumonia.

Next of kin : Sister, Lorna B. Dyer, East Newport, Me.
WESTERMEYER, JOHN JOSEPH, fireman second class, United States Navy.

Enlisted : Kansas City, Mo., April 10, 1917.

Died : U. S. S. Solace, January 19, 1918.

Cause: Disease.

Next of kin : Father, Henry Westermeyer, 340 North Ferry Street, Kansas

City, Kans.
WETHERBEE, BTJEL MILLS, seaman, United States Navy.

Enlisted : Minneapolis, Minn., May 4, 1917.

Died : British hospital ship Karaj)aba, June 25, 1918.

Cause: Pneumonia.

Next of kin : Mother, Leila Wetherbee, Fairmount, N. Dak.
WETSTEIN, ELLIS DELAWARE, ship's cook, second class, United States Navy.

Enlisted : Puget Sound, April 28, 1918.

Died : U. S. S. South Dakota, May 16, 1917.

Cause: Obstruction, acute intestinal.

Next of kin : Mother, Eliza Wetstein, Mukilteo, Wash.
WETZEL, LEON JOSEPH, seaman, second class, United States Navy.

Enlisted : Minneapolis, Minn., April 29, 1917.

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

Cause : Killed in action with enemy submarine.

Next of kin : Mother, Julia Wetzel, 665 West Fourth Street, Winona, Tenn.
WHALEN, DAVID ROY, chief quartermaster, United States Navy.

Enlisted : Fortress Monroe, Va., December 4, 1915.

Died : U. S. S. Lenape, October 14, 1918.

Cause: Influenza.

Next of kin : Wife, Clara Smith Whalen, 3505 Falls Road, Baltimore, Md.
WHALEN, JOHN EDWARD, quartermaster, third class, United States Naval Reserve
Force. %

Enrolled: Atlantic City, N. J., May 3, 1917.

Died : Naval hospital, Cape May, N. J., September 30, 1918.

Cause: Influenza.

Next of kin : Mother, Katherine Whalen, 109 North Rhode Island Avenue,

Atlantic City, N. J.

WHALEN, RICHARD JOHN, commissary steward, United States Naval Reserve
Force.

Enrolled : New York, April 30, 1917.

Died : Third naval district, New York, September 27, 1918.

Cause: Pneumonia.

Next of kin: Mother, Mary J. Whalen, 5804 Fifth Avenue, Brooklyn, N. Y.



772

WHEELEB, DAVID WARREN, apprentice seaman, United States Naval Reserve
Force.

Enrolled: Detroit, Mich., July 22, 1918.

Died : Naval hospital, Great Lakes, 111., October 2, 1918.

Cause: Influenza.

Next of kin : Mother, Zoe Pearl Wheeler, Cedar Springs, Mich.
WHEELEB, EARL THOMAS, seaman, second class, United States Navy.

Enlisted: Louisville, Ky., December 10, 1917.

Died : Naval station, Great Lakes, 111., February 17, 1918.

Cause: Pneumonia.

Next of kin : Mother, Letta Wheeler, 1304 West Tenth Street, Covington,

Ky.
WHEELER, GEORGE FRANKLIN, seaman, second class, United States Navy.

Enlisted : New Haven, Conn., April 18, 1917.

Died: Steamship Rochester, December 19, 1917.

Cause : Died from exposure when ship was torpedoed.

Next of kin: Father, George Franklin Wheeler, Springlake Road, Water-
bury, Conn.

WHEELER, JAMES MADISON, hospital apprentice, second class, United States
Navy.

Enlisted : Nashville, Tenn., July 24, 1917.

Died : Navy collier Cyclops, June 14, 1918.

Cause : Member of crew on board missing Cyclops.

Next of kin : Sister, Jessie C. Ratliff, National Soldiers' Home, Tenn.
WHEELER, LEE WILDER, fireman, second class, United States Naval Reserve
Force.

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

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

Cause: Pneumonia.

Next of kin : Father, Clayton D. Wheeler, Wilmington, Vt.
WHEELOCK, MYRON, electrician, second class, United States Navy.

Enlisted : Buffalo, N. Y., November 19, 1915.

Died : Navy collier Cyclops, June 14, 1918.

Cause: Member of crew on missing Cyclops.

Next of kin : Father, Frank Wheelock, East Concord, N. Y.
WHELAN, JAMES WILLIAM, seaman, second class, United States Naval Reserve
Force.

Enrolled : Newark, N. J., June 4, 1918.

Died : Naval hospital/Norfolk, Va., October 3, 1918.

Cause: Pneumonia.

Next of kin: Father, Martin Whelan, 635 East Second Street, Plainfielri.

N. J.
WHELAN, WILLIAM, seaman, second class, United States Navy.

Enlisted : Detroit, Mich., March 30, 1917.

Died: Receiving ship, New York, July '31, 1917.

Cause : Drowned when the steamship Montana was sunk.

Next of kin: Brother-in-law, Randolph M. Cramer, Orangebury, N. Y.
WHIPPLE, FOSTER, chief machinist's mate, United States Navy.

Enlisted : Syracuse, N. Y., May 24, 1918.

Died : Willard Parker Hospital, New York, N. Y., October 11, 1918.

Cause: Pneumonia.

Next of kin : Mother, Lena Chapin Miller, Clifton Springs, N. Y.



773

WHIPPLE, WILLIAM MICKLE, seaman, second class, United States Navy.

Enlisted : Salt Lake City, Utah, April 25, 1918.

Died : Naval training station, San Francisco, Calif., July 20, 1918.

Cause: Septicemia.

Next of kin : Father, Edson Whipple, Show Low, Ariz.
WHISMAN, DICK, seaman, second class, United States Naval Reserve Force.

Enrolled : Indianapolis, Ind., May 28, 1918.

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

Cause: Influenza.

Next of kin : Father, Sylvester Whisman, Elnora, Ind.
WHITAKER, HORACE ELMER, gunner's mate, third class, United States Navy.

Enlisted : St. Louis, Mo., March 22, 1915.

Died : U. S. S. AL-3, June 8, 1918.

Cause: Washed overboard.

Next of kin : Mother, Mrs. Eva O. Fisher. 3427 South Jefferson Avenue,

St. Louis, Mo.
WHITE, ALBERT E., mess attendant, third class, United States Navy.

Enlisted : Philadelphia, Pa., November 2, 1917.

Died : U. S. S. Antigone, December 10, 1917.

Cause: Drowning.

Next of kin: Father, Charles White, 1615 Carpenter Street, Philadelphia,

Pa.

WHITE, CLARENCE WARDEN, fireman, second class, United States Naval Reserve
Force.

Enrolled : Des Moines, Iowa, May 23, 1918.

Died : Naval hospital, Norfolk, Va., November 7, 1918.

Cause: Pneumonia.

Next of kin : Mother, Mrs. Oriel White, Diagonal, Iowa.
WHITE, EVERETT WILLIAM, mess attendant, third class, United States Navy.

Enlisted : Baltimore, Md., October 28, 1916.

Died : Naval hospital, Norfolk, Va., April 13, 1917.

Cause: Disease.

Next of kin: Aunt, Mrs. Bettie N. Edwards, 24 West One hundred and

thirty-fourth Street, New York, N. Y.

WHITE, FRANK P., gunner's mate, third class, United States Naval Reserve
Force.

Enrolled : Grand Rapids, Mich., July 26, 1917.
x Died : U. S. S. Mexican, November 3, 1918.

Cause: Pneumonia.

Next of kin : Mother, Sarah E. White, Vestaburg, Mich.
WHITE, FRED JAY, gunner's mate, third class, United States Navy.

Enlisted : San Diego, Calif., April 24, 1915.

Died: U. S. S. Huntinglon, April 22, 1917.

Cause: Self-inflicted pistol wound.

Next of kin : Father, A. E. White, 3236 Prospect Avenue, Kansas City, Mo.
WHITE, GEORGE WILLIAM, seaman, second class. United States Naval Reserve
Force.

Enrolled: San Francisco, Calif., September 1, 1917.

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

Cause: Pneumonia. .

Next of kin: Sister, Genevieve White, 2076 Ellis Street, San Francisco,
Calif.



774

WHITE, HENRY FOHTEU, seaman, United States Navy.
Enlisted: New Haven, Conn., July 10, 1917.
Died: Naval hospital, League Island, Pa., December 26, 1917.
Cause: Pneumonia.

Next of kin: Father, Frank Oornwell White, 680 North Colony Street,
Meriden, Conn.

WHITE, HERBERT FRANCIS, machinist's mate, first class, United States Navy.

Enlisted: Key West, Fla., July 27, 1915.

Died: Naval hospital, Key West, Fla., October 14, 1918.

Cause: Pneumonia.

Next of kin : Wife, Mrs. Miriam White, 905 Fleming Street, Key West, Fla.
WHITE, HERBERT LUTHER, seaman, United States Navy.

Enlisted: Baltimore, Md., April 20, 1917.

Died : U. S. S. Mercy, October 8, 1918.

Cause: Pneumonia.

Next of kin: Father, Herbert Franklin White, 714 Fifth Street, Ports-
mouth, Va.
WHITE, IVAN LEWIS, apprentice seaman, United States Naval Reserve Force.

Enrolled: Des Moines, Iowa, July 22, 1918.

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

Cause: Influenza.

Next of kin: Mother, Margaret White, Sigourney, Iowa.
WHITE, LELAND LEONIDISUS, fireman, second class, United States Navy.

Enlisted: Portland, Oreg., May 21, 1917.

Died: IT. S. S. Rochester, September 29, 1918.

Cause: Pneumonia.

Next of kin : Father, Willis White, Port Orford, Oreg.
WHITE, LIGON MOORMAN, seaman, second class, United States Navy.

Enlisted: Richmond, Va., April 18, 1917.

Died: U. S. S. Pocohontas, October 3, 1918.

Cause: Pneumonia.

Next of kin: Father, Howard H. White, 613 Highland Avenue Southeast,

Roanoke, Va.

WHITE, REEVIE DON, landsman for machinist's mate (A), United States Naval
Reserve Force.

Enrolled: Omaha, Nebr., July 20, 1918.

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

Cause: Influenza.

Next of kin : Wife, Elizabeth Katherine White, Lemmon, S. Dak.
WHITE, ROBERT LATTIMER, electrician, third class (G), United States Naval Re-
serve Force.

Enrolled: Jacksonville, Fla., December 14, 1917.

Died: Naval air station, La Pallice, France, October 14, 1918.

Cause: Peritonitis.

Next of kin : Mother, Julia O. White, 35^ East Church Street, Jacksonville,

Fla.
WHITE, WADE HAMILTON, seaman, United States Navy.

Enlisted: New Orleans, La., July 20, 1917.

Died: U. S. S. Hannibal, August 16, 1918.

Cause : Gunshot wounds.

Next of kin : Father, George T. White, Lake Charles, La.



775

WHITE, WILLIAM HARVEY, fireman, third class, United States Navy.
Enlisted: Nashville, Tenn., December 6, 1917.
Died : Naval hospital, Norfolk, Va., January 13, 1918.
Cause : Pneumonia.

Next of kin : Sister, Sular White, Minor Hill, Tenn.
WHITEHURST, WILLIE, ship's cook, second class, United States Naval Reserve

Force.

Enrolled: Norfolk, Va., October 13, 1917.
Died : Naval hospital, Norfolk, Va., October 12, 1918.
Cause: Tuberculosis.

Next of kin : Father, Mose Whitehurst, 800 Smith Street, Norfolk, Va.
WHITESELL, EARL BENJAMIN, fireman, third class, United States Navy.
Enlisted: Denver, Colo., November 24, 1916.
Died: Navy collier Cyclops, June 14, 1918.
Cause: Passenger on missing Cyclops.
Next of kin : Father, George B. Whitesell, Denver, Colo.
WHITESIDE, Moss TINSLEY, fireman, first class, United States Navy,
Enlisted: San Diego, Calif., December 11, 1916.
Died: Navy collier Cyclops, June 14, 1918.
Cause: Member of crew on missing Cyclops.
Next of kin : Mother, Mary Ann Whiteside, 4315 Easton Avenue, St. Louis,

Mo.
WHITING, GEORGE HENRY, boatswain's mate, second class, United States Naval

Reserve Force.

Enrolled: Boston, Mass., December 10, 1917.

Died : Addison Gilbert Hospital, Gloucester, Mass., September 17, 1918.
Cause: Influenza.
Next of kin : Mother, Mrs. Mary Whiting, 10 Mansfield Street, Gloucester,

Mass.

WHITLOCK, JOHN WILLIAM, fireman, third class, United States Navy.
Enlisted : Atlanta, Ga., May 15, 1918.
Died : Naval hospital, Norfolk, Va., October 19, 1918.
Cause: Pneumonia.

Next of kin: Mother, Mary Corner Whitlock, Altamaha, Ga.
WHITMAN, KEEFER JENNINGS, engineman, second class, United States Naval

Reserve Force.

Enrolled : Parkersburg, W. Va., April 18, 1918.
Died : U. S. S. Buena Ventura, September 16, 1918.
Cause : Lost life when ship was torpedoed and sunk.
Next of kin : Father, Floyd B. Whitman, Chapmanville, W. Va.
WHITMIRE, ELIAS WILLIAM, seaman, second class, United States Naval Reserve

Force.

Enrolled : Philadelphia, Pa., December 14, 1917.
Died : U. S. S. St. Louis, October 7, 1918.
Cause: Pneumonia.

Next of kin : Mother, Emma Sara Whitmire, 309 Summerhill Avenue, Ber-
wick, Pa.

WHITMIRE, WALTER, apprentice seaman, United States Navy.
Enlisted : Houston, Tex., February 14, 1917.
Died : Naval hospital, Great Lakes, 111., March 21, 1917.
Cause : Broncho-pneumonia.
Next of kin : Mother, Hattie Whitmire, Cleveland, Tex.



776

WHITMYEK, ROBERT MAW, seaman, United States Naval Reserve Force.

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

Died : Naval hospital, Pelham Bay Park, N. Y., October 13, 1918.

Cause: Pneumonia.

Next of kin: Mother, Lulu Rogers Whitmyer, 173 West Seventy-eighth

Street, New York City, N. Y.
WHITNEY, ELWOOD JEROME, apprentice seaman, United States Navy.

Enlisted : Syracuse, N. Y., December 7, 1917.

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

Cause: Pneumonia.

Next of kin : Mother, Belle Fitzgerald, New Haven, N. Y.

WHITNEY, GEORGE WAYNE, seaman, second class, United States Naval Reserve
Force.

Enrolled : Milwaukee, Wis., May 11, 1918.

Died : U. S. S. Harrisburg, October 19, 191&

Cause: Pneumonia.

Next of kin : Father, Chauncey E. Whitney, 305 East Eighth Street, Marsh-
field, Wis.

WHITSELL, WILLIAM BENTON, seaman, second class, United States Naval Reserve
Force.

Enrolled : Kansas City, Mo., July 10, 1918.

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

Cause: Influenza.

Next of kin : Father, William Albert Whitsell, Clarksdale, Mo.
WHITSTONE, WILLIAM HARRY, seaman, second class, United States Navy.

Enlisted : Pittsburgh, Pa., February 23, 1917.

Died : Naval hospital, Washington, D. C., June 1, 1917.

Cause: Meningitis, cerebrospinal.

Next of kin : Father, John Whitstone, 431 Water Street, Pittsburgh, Pa,
WHITTEMORE, EDWARD EARL, seaman, United States Naval Reserve Force.

Enrolled : Boston, Mass., April 2, 1917.

Died : Naval hospital, Chelsea, Mass., May 28, 1917.

Cause: Cerebrospinal meningitis.

Next of kin : Mother, Mrs. Gertrude M. Whittemore, 55 Brown Street,

Waltham, Mass.
WHITTINGTON, JOHN THOMAS, seaman, second class, United States Navy.

Enlisted : Dallas, Tex., April 17, 1917.

Died : Naval hospital, Portsmouth, N. H., June 26, 1917.

Cause : Spinal meningitis.

Next of kin : Mother, Mrs. Nancy Whittington, R. F. D. No. 3, Holland, Tex.
WHITTLE, JOHN, fireman, first class, United States Navy.

Enlisted : El Paso, Tex., March 9, 1916.

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

Cause: Pneumonia.

Next of kin : Mother, Mrs. Elian Whittle, Vero, Fla.

WHITTY, WILLIAM JOSEPH, apprentice seaman, United States Naval Reserve
Force.

Enrolled : Great Lakes, 111., May 15, 1918.

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

Cause: Intracraneal injury.

Next of kin: Mother, Mrs. Ellen Whitty, 322 South Whipple Street, Chi-
cago, 111.



777

WICHERTS, JOHN ABEND, landsman for electrician (G), United States Navy.

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

Died : Naval hospital, Newport, R. I., October 6, 1918.

Cause: Pneumonia.

Next of kin : Mother, Mrs. A. P. Wicherts, Matteson, III.
WICK, CARL JOHN, apprentice seaman, United States Navy.

Enlisted : Denver, Colo., March 16, 1917.

Died : Naval hospital, Great Lakes, 111., April 6, 1917.

Cause: Cerebrospinal fever.

Next of kin : Sister, Mrs. Amanda James, 421 East Second Street, Lead-

ville, Colo.

WICKEL, CHARLES ALOYSIUS, seaman, second class, United States Naval Re-
serve Force.

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

Died : Naval hospital, Cape May, N. J., February 9, 1918.

Cause: Pneumonia.

Next of kin : Mother, Mrs. Amelia Wickel, 17 North Fourth Street, Beth-
lehem, Pa.
WICKS, ELWOOD LAWRENCE, fireman, third class, United States Navy.

Enlisted: Williamsport, Pa., July 23, 1917.

Died : Naval hospital, New York, May 22, 1918.

Cause: Pneumonia.

Next of kin : Father, Albert O. Wicks, Port Allegany, Pa.
WICKS, PAUL RAY, seaman, second class, United States Naval Reserve Force.

Enrolled : Detroit, Mich., July 16, 1918.

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

Cause: Influenza.

Next of kin : Wife, Olga Gertrude Wicks, Irons, Mich.
WIDMAN, LESTER THOMAS, hospital apprentice, first class, United States Navy.

Enlisted : Chicago, 111., April 16, 1918.

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

Cause: Influenza.

Next of kin: Father, Frank J. Widman, 1140 Home Avenue, Oak Park,

111.
WIEGAND, CHARLES O., seaman, United States Naval Reserve Force.

Enrolled : Newport, R. I., April 18, 1917.

Died : Newport, R. I., April 28, 1917.

Cause: Fractured skull.

Next of kin : Father, Charles Wiegand, Washington Hotel, St. Louis, Mo.
WIEMANN, RAYMOND BERNARD, fireman, second class, United States Navy.

Enlisted : Des Moines, Iowa, May 24, 1918.

Died : Naval hospital, Norfolk, Va., October 7, 1918.

Cause: Pneumonia.

Next of kin: Mother, Elizabeth Wiemann, R. R. No. 4, Kampmier Street,

Burlington, Iowa.

WIGGERS, HERBERT RAYMOND, landsman for musician, United States Naval
Reserve Force.

Enrolled : Milwaukee, Wis., May 7, 1918.

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

Cause: Influenza.

Next of kin: Father, Charles Wiggers. 3724 Galena Street, Milwaukee^
Wifl.



778

WIGGINS, EDWARD WELTON, hospital apprentice, second class, United States
Navy.

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

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

Cause: Pneumonia.

Next of kin: Father, William W. Wiggins, Honey Island, Tex.
WIGHTMAN, HORACE SENTER, fireman, third class, United States Navy.

Enlisted : Boston, Mass., November 26, 1917.

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

Cause: Pneumonia.

Next of kin: Mother, Mrs. Annie F. Wightman, 146 Elm Street, Brad-
ford, Mass.

WILCOX, DE WITT GIFFORD, chief quartermaster, United States Naval Reserve
Force.

Enrolled : Boston, Mass., April 3, 1917.

Died : Naval air station, Pensacola, Fla., August 29, 1918.

Cause: Seaplane accident.

Next of kin : Father, De Witt Gilbert Wilcox, 132 Homer Street, Newton

Center, Mass.

WILCOX, HARRY Louis, Jr., carpenter's mate, second class, United States Naval
Reserve Force.

Enrolled : Louisville, Ky., June 3, 1918.

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

Cause: Influenza.

Next of kin: Father, Harry Louis Wilcox, sr., 40 Carneal Street, Lud-

low, Ky.
WILCOX, JAMES NELSON, apprentice seaman, United States Naval Reserve Force.

Enrolled : Milwaukee, Wis., August 9," 1918.

Died : Naval hospital, Great Lakes, 111., October 2, 1918.

Cause: Influenza.

Next of kin : Father, William L. Wilcox, Box 60, West Salem, Wis.
WELDE, FREDERICK HERBERT, seaman, second class, United States Navy.

Enlisted : Brooklyn, N. Y., May 15, 1917.

Died : Naval hospital, Chelsea, Mass., December 20, 1917.

Cause : Pneumonia.



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