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Next of kin : Father, Herbert Wilde, 2820 Cortelyou Road, Brooklyn, N. Y.
WELDER, CHARLES FRANCIS, apprentice seaman, United States Naval Reserve
Force.

Enrolled : Great Lakes, 111., December 11, 1917.

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

Cause: Influenza.

Next of kin : Mother, Lillian Wilder, 297 Jefferson Street, Muskegon, Mich.
WILDER, HUEY, seaman, second class, United States Naval Reserve Force.

Enrolled : Louisville, Ky., April 25, 1918.

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

Cause: Influenza.

Next of kin : Father, George Wilder, Stanford, Ky.
WLLEY, HOWARD RAYMOND, apprentice seaman, United States Navy.

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

Died : Naval hospital, Great Lakes, 111., October 8, 1918.

Cause : Influenza.

Next of kin: Father, Gilbert Wiley, 614 East Walnut Street, Blooming-
ton, 111.



779

WILEY, TRUMAN HUDSON, seaman, second class, United States Naval Reserve
Force.

Enrolled : Des Moines, Iowa, May 31, 1918.

Died : Naval training camp, Detroit, Mich., October 3, 1918.

Cause: Pneumonia.

Next of kin : Mother, Sadie B. Wiley, Low Moor, Iowa.
WILHELM, HANLEY ANTHONY, seaman, United States Naval Reserve Force.

Enrolled: Detroit, Mich., May 1, 1917.

Died : Naval hospital, Chelsea, Mass., April 23, 1918.

Cause: Pneumonia.

Next of kin : Father, Manuel Wilhelm, 425 West Eighteenth Street, Trav-
erse City, Mich.
WILHELM, WALTER GERARD, seaman, United States Naval Reserve Force.

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

Died : New York, N. Y., August 14, 1918.

Cause: Fall from elevated platform of subway.

Next of kin : Father, Emil Wilhelm, 532 West One hundred and forty-ninth

Street, New York, N. Y.
WILKERSON, EDWIN EARL, shipwright, United States Navy.

Enlisted : Washington, D. C., June 5, 1917.

Died : Navy collier Cyclops, June 14, 1918.

Cause : Member of crew on board missing Cyclops.

Next of kin : Father, James Richard Wilkerson, 312 L Street SE., Wash-
ington, D. C.

WILKIE, DAVID NORMAN, seaman, second class, United States Naval Reserve
Force.

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

Died : Sect. Pat., Detroit, Mich., June 29, 1918.

Cause: Drowned.

Next of kin : Mother, Rosetta Abbs Wilkie, 99 Elm Street, Detroit, Mich.
WILKINS, CHARLIE BYRON, fireman, third class, United States Naval Reserve
Force.

Enrolled : Kansas City, Mo., July 18, 1918.

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

Cause: Influenza.

Next of kin : Mother, Effle Alice Wilkins, Ashland, Kans.
WILKINS, MORLEY ALVA, hospital apprentice, third class, United States Navy.

Enlisted: Minneapolis, Minn., June 22, 1917.

Died : Naval hospital, Great Lakes, 111., December 22, 1917.

Cause: Cerebrospinal fever.

Next of kin : Mother, Mrs. Lydia Wilkins, Rochester, Minn.
WILKINSON, CHARLES CLAXTON, seaman, second class, United States Naval Re-
serve Force.

Enrolled : Syracuse, N. Y., May 28, 1918.

Died : Naval hospital, Pelham Bay Park, N. Y., October 6, 1918.

Cause: Pneumonia.

Next of kin : Mother, Mary Wilkinson, 44 Sherman Street, Oneida, N. Y.
WILKINSON, EDWARD WATSON, gunner's mate, first class, United States Navy.

Enlisted : San Diego, Calif., November 15, 1915.

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

Cause : Broncho-pneumonia.

Next of kin: Father, William J. Wilkinson, No. 1, Box 50B, Pasadena,
Calif.



780

WILLEFORD, WALTER LEE, apprentice seaman, United States Navy.

Enlisted : Oklahoma City, Okla., April 12, 1917.

Died : Naval hospital, Mare Island, Calif., May 23, 1917.

Cause: Pneumonia, lobar.

Next of kin : Mother, Mrs. Jennie Willeford, Noble, Okla.

WILLIAMS, ARCHIE WALTERS, yeoman, third class, United States Naval Reserve
Force.

Enrolled: Washington, D. C., April 25, 1917.

Died: Naval hospital, Philadelphia, Pa., September 30, 1918.

Cause: Influenza.

Next of kin : Mother, Ernina C. Williams, Cherrydale, Va.
WILLIAMS, ARTHUR, wardroom cook, United States Navy.

Enlisted : New York, N. Y., June 15, 1918.

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

Cause : Lost life when U. S. S. Buena Ventura was sunk

Next of kin : Sister, Elizabeth Williams Bailey, Route 2, Box 56, Houston,

Va.
WILLIAMS, BENJAMIN FRANKLIN, fireman, second class, United States Navy.

Enlisted : San Francisco, Calif., June 5, 1917.

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

Cause : Broncho-pneumonia.

Next of kin : Father, Ubis G. Williams, Delli, La.
WILLIAMS, BRUCE BRECHEEN, yeoman, third class, United States Navy.

Enlisted : Dallas, Tex., May 4, 1917.

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

Cause: Drowned.

Next of kin : Father, W. W. Williams, Commerce, Tex.

WILLIAMS, BURTISS HOPKINS, landsman for machinist's mate (A), United
States Naval Reserve Force.

Enrolled : Albany, N. Y., July 8, 1918.

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

Cause : Broncho-pneumonia.

Next of kin : Mother, Lizzie H. Williams, Argyle, N. Y.
WILLIAMS, CHARLES WILBUR, seaman, second class, United States Navy.

Enlisted : Oklahoma City, Okla., December 15, 1917.

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

Cause: Influenza.

Next of kin : Mother, Mrs. Mertis Williams, Doyle, Okla.
WILLIAMS, CHARLIE WELLS, apprentice seaman, United States Navy.

Enlisted : Atlanta, Ga., December 20, 1917.

Died : Naval hospital, Norfolk, Va., January 29, 1918.

Cause : Broncho-pneumonia.

Next of kin : Mother, Mrs. Mary Gunter Williams, Eatonton, Ga.
WILLIAMS, DAVE O'NEIL, fireman, third class, United States Navy.

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

Died : U. S. S. Louisiana, May 26, 1918.

Cause : Food poisoning.

Next of kin : Mother, Mrs. Delia Williams, Dover, Tenn.
WILLIAMS, EARNEST, mess attendant, second class, United States Navy-
Enlisted : New York, N. Y., June 24, 1916.

Died : U. S. S. Wyoming, September 20, 1917.

Cause: Drowning.

Next of kin : Mother, Mrs. Fannie Williams, 228 East Paul Street, Harris-
burg, Pa.



781

WILLIAMS, EDWAKD LAMAB, seaman, United States Navy.
Enlisted : San Francisco, Calif., June 22, 1915.
Died : U. S. S. Pittsburgh, October 13, 1918.
Cause: Broncho pneumonia.

Next of kin : Mother, Edna M. Williams, 528 Kerny Street, San Francisco,
Calif.

WILLIAMS, EUGENE WESLEY, apprentice seaman, United States Naval Reserve
Force.

Enrolled: St. Louis, Mo., August 14, 1918.

Died : Naval hospital,. Great Lakes, 111., October 11, 1918.

Cause: Influenza.

Next of kin : Father, John H. Williams, Willard, Mo.
WILLIAMS, FRANK, apprentice seaman, United States Naval Reserve Force.

Enrolled : Providence, R. I., August 6, 1918.

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

Cause: Pneumonia, lobar.

Next of kin : Mother, Mrs. Julia Williams, 564 Wood Street, Bristol, R. I.
WILLIAMS, GEORGE, chief boatswain's mate, United States Navy.

Enlisted: Boston, Mass., January 24, 1917.

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

Cause: Influenza.

Next of kin: Wife, Jennie Carolina Williams, care of General Delivery,

Charlestown, Mass.
WILLIAMS, GEORGE LEROY, seaman, second class, United States Navy.

Enlisted : El Paso, Tex., May 13, 1917.

Died : Third Naval District, New York, October 5, 1918.

Cause : Broncho-pneumonia.

Next of kin : Father, Martin Williams, Box 577, Gibson, N. Mex.
WILLIAMS, GLEN ELMER, chief water tender, United States Navy.

Enlisted: Houston, Tex., January 14, 1916.

Died : U. S. S. Pittsburgh, October 20, 1918.

Cause: Pneumonia.

Next of kin : Father, Alanson H. Williams, Norborne, Mo.

WILLIAMS, HAROLD HURD, ship's cook, third class, United States Naval Reserve
Force.

Enrolled : New York, N. Y., January 15, 1918.

Died : U. S. S. President Lincoln, May 31, 1918.

Cause: Lost life when vessel was sunk.

Next of kin : Mother, Mrs. Carrie Elizabeth Williams, 1458 Bergen Street,

Brooklyn, N. Y.
WILLIAMS, JOHN WOODSON, pharmacist's mate, third class, United States Navy.

Enlisted: Lexington, Ky., May 9, 1917.

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

Cause : Broncho-pneumonia.

Next of kin : Father, John Price Williams, Webbs, Ky.

WILLIAMS, LEON BUEL, machinst's mate, second class, United States Naval
Reserve Force.

Enrolled : Naval Home, Philadelphia, Pa., July 7, 1917.

Died: Naval hospital, Cape May, N. J., June 16, 1918.

Cause: Diphtheria.

Next of kin : Mother, Mrs. Martha Williams, Smithtown, Long Island, N. Y.



782

WILLIAMS, LESLIE KKKLKY, landsman for electrician (H). United Stales Naval

Reserve Force.

Enrolled: Louisville, Ky., June 3, 1918.
Died: Naval hospital, Great Lakes, 111., September 20, 1918.
Cause: Influenza.

Next of kin: Mother, Annie Williams, Pleasureville, Ky.
WILLIAMS, LEWIS ARTHUR, fireman, third class, United States Navy.
Enlisted: Des Moines, Iowa, January 12, 1917.
Died : U. S. S. Preston, June 15, 1917.
Cause : Washed overboard and drowned.
Next of kin : Friend, Arthur Jacobson, Oakland, Nebr.
WILLIAMS, MANIE, fireman, third class, United States Navy.
Enlisted: Denver, Colo., December 26, 1917.

Died : Naval Training Camp, San Diego, Calif., February 5, 1918.
Cause : Broncho-pneumonia.
Next of kin : Mother : Mrs. Union Savannah Williams, Route No. 1, box 30,

Shamrock, Tex.
WILLIAMS, MERTON EDWARD, seaman, second class, United States Naval Reserve

Force.

Enrolled : Portland, Me., April 18, 1918.
Died : Naval hospital, Newport, R. I., October 7, 1918.
Cause : Broncho-pneumonia.

Next of kin : Wife, Muriel Elizabeth Williams, Waterford, Vt.
WILLIAM, OKEY DOVENER, fireman, first class, United States Navy.
Enlisted: Peoria, 111., May 17, 1917.
Died : Naval Air Station, Pauillac, October 9, 1918.
Cause : Broncho-pneumonia.
Next of kin: Mother, Flora Mamrnen, 1505 North Calhoun Street, Deca-

tur, 111.

WILLIAMS, RALPH BUBGEE, seaman, United States Navy.
Enlisted: Baltimore, Md., July 29, 1915.
Died : U. S. S. Jacob Jones, December 6, 1917.
Cause: Killed in action.

Next of kin : Father, Mr. Edgar R. Williams, 2565 McCulloh Street, Balti-
more, Md.
WILLIAMS, RALPH GUNTER, electrician, third class (R), United States Naval

Reserve Force.

Enrolled : New Bedford, Mass., May 17, 1917.
Died : Naval hospital, Chelsea, Mass., January 30, 1918.
Cause: Pneumonia, lobar.
Next of kin: Father, Mr. G. Walter Williams, 133 Bedford Street, New

Bedford, Mass.

WILLIAMS, REESE, machinist's mate, second class, United States Navy.
Enlisted : Bremerton, Wash., April 9, 1917.
Died: Royal Naval Hospital, Bermuda, September 23, 1918.
Cause: Pneumonia, lobar.

Next of kin : Mother, Sarah Williams, Marcus, Wash.

WILLIAMS, ROBERT ARTHUR, seaman, second class, National Naval Volunteers.
Enrolled : New Rochelle, N. Y., March 28, 1917.
Died : Naval hospital, Philadelphia, Pa., June 4, 1917.
Cause : Cerebrospinal meningitis.

Next of kin: Father, Mr. James E. Williams, 79 Grand Avenue, Ridge-
wood Park, N. J.



783

WILLIAMS, KOSCOE, electrician, third class, United States Naval Reserve Force.

Enrolled : St. Louis, Mo., June 1, 1918.

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

Next of kin : Mother, Flora Williams, Golconda, 111., R. F. D. No. 3.
WILLIAMS, SHED, water tender, United States Navy.

Enlisted : Hampton Roads, Norfolk, Va., May 12, 1917.

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

Cause: Pneumonia.

Next of kin : Mother, Maggie Williams, 111 Fleet Street, Brooklyn, N. Y.
WILLIAMS, SUBVAIN AUSTIN, mess attendant, third class, United States Navy.

Enlisted : Washington, D. C., June 27, 1917.

Died : Navy collier Cyclops, June 14, 1918.

Cause : Member of crew on missing Cyclops.

Next of kin: Mother, Mrs. Eliza Williams, 821 Twenty-first Street NW.,

Washington, D. C.
WILLIAMS, WILBUR, seaman, second class, United States Navy.

Enlisted : Cincinnati, Ohio, April 30, 1917.

Died: Navy collier Cyclops, June 14, 1918.

Cause: On board missing Cyclops.

Next of kin : Father, Charles W. Williams, Main Street, New Vienna, Ohio.
WILLIAMS, WILLIAM, chief water tender, United States Navy.

Enlisted : Norfolk, Va., January 11, 1917.

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

Cause : Multiple burns.

Next of kin : Mother, Annie Williams, 611 Lincoln Street, Portsmouth, Va.
WILLIAMS, WILLIAM ALLEN, chief machinist's mate, United States Navy.

Enlisted : Dallas, Tex., August 2, 1917.

Died : American Army hospital No. 53, Marseille, France, October 31, 1918.

Cause : Broncho-pneumonia.

Next of kin : Father, Franklin S. Williams, Larnesa, Tex.
WILLIAMSON, JOHN AVIDSON, seaman, United States Naval Reserve Force.

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

Died : Sub. chaser 271, October 8, 1918.

Cause: Pneumonia.

Next of kin : Father, John Williamson, 93 Bellevue Street, Newton, Mass.
WILLIAMSON, JOSEPH WEBB, fireman, third class, United States Navy.

Enlisted : Oklahoma City, Okla., April 25, 1917.

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

Cause : Measles and pneumonia.

Next of kin : Father, Noah M. Williamson, Mill Creek, Okla.
WILLIAMSON, LEMUEL LOYD, seaman, second cass, United States Navy.

Enlisted : Dallas, Tex., December 2, 1915.

Died : U. S. S. Pennsylvania, September 12, 1917.

Cause: Suicide.

Next of kin : Father, Robert Franklin Williamson, Meade, Ivans.
WiLLnroBD, JOHN MACK, fireman, third class, United States Naval Reserve Force,

Enrolled : New Orleans, La., July 2, 1918.

Died : Attached to U. S. S. Cheyenne, October 17, 1918.

Cause: Pneumonia.

Next of kin : Uncle, Lee L. Williford, Columbus, Miss.



784

WILLIFOBD, PEECY MABEBY, fireman, first class, United States Navy.

Enlisted : Pensacola, Fla., May 10, 1916.

Died : Naval hospital, Norfolk, Va., May 29, 1917.

Cause: Pleurisy, suppurative.

Next of Kin : Father, John Van Buren Williford, Carrollton, Miss.
WILLINGHAM, WILLIE MORGAN, fireman, second class, United States Navy.

Enlisted : Montgomery, Ala., April 18, 1917.

Died : Naval Hospital, Norfolk, Va., December 3, 1917.

Cause: Cerebrospinal fever.

Next of kin : Mother, Mamie Wright, Pennington, Ala.
WILLIS, CLARENCE JOSEPH, fireman, second class, United States Navy.

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

Died: Navy collier Cyclops, June 14, 1918.

Cause: Member of crew on missing Cyclops.

Next of kin : Father, Joseph Willis, U. F. D. No. 10, Springfield, Mo.
WILLIS, GEOBGE ADIN, seaman, second class, United States Naval Reserve
Force.

Enrolled: Philadelphia, Pa., April 9, 1917.

Died : Naval hospital, League Island, Pa., October 10, 1918.

Cause: Influenza.

Next of kin : Mother, Agnes Willis, 32 Holland Avenue, Ardmore, Pa.
WILLIS, JAMES HENBY, Jr., mess attendant, third class, United States Navy.

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

Died : U. S .S. Fanning, October 15, 1918.

Cause: Drowned.

Next of kin : Father, James H. Willis, sr., 2 Concord Place, Boston, Mass.
WILLIS, THOMAS JEFFEKSON, fireman, second class, United States Navy.

Enlisted: Kansas City, Mo., June 28, 1917.

Died : Navy collier Cyclops, June 14, 1918.

Cause: Member of crew on missing Cyclops.

Next of kin : Father, John Willis, Easton, Mo.

WILLIS, WALTER SCOTT, mess attendant, third class, United States Naval Reserve
Force.

Enrolled: Washington, D. C., July 3, 1918.

Died : Naval hospital, Hampton Roads, Va., October 6, 1918.

Cause: Pneumonia.

Next of kin : Sister, Mary Willis, Wareneck, Va.

WniMOBE, JAMES PERCY, carpenter's mate, third class, United States Naval
Reserve Force.

Enrolled: Omaha, Nebr., June 25, 1918.

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

Cause: Influenza.

Next of kin : Father, Benjamin L. Willmore, Hebron, Nebr.
WILLMOTH, GEOBGE TRUMAN, seaman, second class, United States Naval Reserve
Force.

Enrolled: Oklahoma City, Okla., April 23. 1918.

Died : Naval air station, Pensacola, Fla., October 30, 1918.

Cause: Killed by gasoline explosion aboard barge.

Next of kin : Mother, Mary Frances Willmoth, Durham, Okla.



785

WILLNEB, Louis, seaman, second class, United States Navy.

Enlisted : New York, N. Y., July 18, 1918.

Died : Kingston Avenue Hospital, Brooklyn, N. Y., October 29, 1918.

Cause : Broncho-pneumonia.

Next of kin : Father, Sam Willner, 2073 Third Avenue, New York, N. Y.
WILLOUGHBY, ROY EDWAKD, seaman, second class, United States Naval Reserve
Force.

Enrolled: Chicago, 111., July 1, 1918.

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

Cause: Influenza.

Next of kin: Mother, Mrs. George Willoughby, Clinton, Mo.
WILLSON, HENRY Ross, quartermaster, first class, United States Naval Reserve
Force.

Enrolled : Chicago, 111., April 24, 1918.

Died : Naval Auxiliary Reserve School, Municipal Pier, Chicago, III., Sep-
tember 30, 1918.

Cause : Pneumonia.

Next of kin : Wife, Mrs. Theodore Cleveland Willson, 607 Forest Avenue,

Willmette, 111.
WILLSON, NELSON D., seaman, second class, United States Naval Reserve Force.

Enrolled : Newport, R. I., October 26, 1917.

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

Cause : Diabetes mellitus.

Next of kin : Father, John M. Willson, Sussex, N. J.
WILSON, AUSTIN CLYDE, seaman, United States Navy.

Enlisted: Indianapolis, Ind., September 5, 1917.

Died : U. S. S. West Over, July 11, 1918.

Cause : Lost when vessel was torpedoed and sunk.

Next of kin: Father, George C. Wilson, 311 East Twelfth Street, Muncle,

Ind.

WILSON, AUSTIN MARTIN, seaman, second class, United States Naval Reserve
Force.

Enrolled : Section base No. 6, third naval district, New York, March 19, 1918.

Died : U. S. sub. chaser No. 60, October 1, 1918.

Cause: Lost his life when U. S. sub. chaser No. 60 was sunk.

Next of kin: Mother, Lena Wilson, 1077 Seventy-first Street, Brooklyn,

N. Y.
WILSON, CECIL FREDERICK, chief carpenter's mate (A), United States Navy.

Enlisted: Pensacola, Fla., December 14, 1917.

Died : Naval air station, Pensacola, Fla., October 7, 1918.

Cause: Pneumonia, lobar.

Next of kin : Mother, Mrs. D. W. Wilson, Cantonment, Fla.
WILSON, CHARLES JOHN, seaman, second class, United States Navy.

Enlisted : Denver, Colo., March 30, 1917.

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

Cause: Pneumonia, lobar.

Next of kin: Father, John Clinton Wilson, High Park, Colo.

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786

WILSON, FREDERICK, boatswain's mate, second class, United States Naval

Reserve Force.

Enrolled : Baltimore, Md., December 3, 1917.
Died : U. S. S. Lakemoor, April 11, 1918.
Cause: Killed when ship was torpedoed.
Next of kin : Mother, Mrs. Margaret Wilson, Easton, Md.
WILSON, FEED WILLIAM, Jr., yeoman, second class, United States Naval Reserve

Force.

Enrolled : New Orleans, La., December 8, 1917.
Died : U. S. S. President Lincoln, May 31, 1918.
Cause: Killed when ship was torpedoed.
Next of kin: Mother, Mrs. Fannie Myrant Wilson, 818 West Candy Street,

Denison, Tex.

WILSON, GEORGE ELEY, fireman, third class, United States Naval Reserve Force,
Enrolled : Kansas City, Mo., April 22, 1918.
Died : Naval hospital, naval base, Virginia, October 8, 1918.
Cause: Pneumonia, lobar.

Next of kin: Father, Henry Clay Wilson, 1931 Tennessee Street, Law-
rence, Kans.

WILSON, GEORGE FELTON, fireman, second class, United States Navy.
Enlisted : Raleigh, N. C., April 30, 1917.
Died : U. S. S. Narragansett, September 28, 1918.
Cause: Pneumonia.

Next of kin : Father, George Wilson, Vanceboro, N. C.
WILSON, HENRY JAMES, seaman, United States Navy.
Enlisted: Minneapolis, Minn., May 5, 1917.
Died: Navy collier Cyclops, June 14, 1918,
Cause : Member of crew on board missing Cyclops.
Next of kin: Npne.
WILSON, HERBERT CLIFTON, apprentice seaman, United States Naval Reserve

Force.

Enrolled: Dallas, Tex., April 30, 1918.
Died : Naval hospital, Gulfport, Miss., October 18, 1918.
Cause : Influenza ; broncho-pneumonia.
Next of kin : Father, E. P. Wilson, Leonard, Tex.
WILSON, JOHN IRLON, fireman, first class, United States Navy.
Enlisted: Dallas, Tex., February 21, 1916.
Died : Naval hospital, Chelsea, Mass., October 4, 1918.
Cause: Influenza.
Next of kin: Wife, Cornelia Alice Wilson, 702 North Carolina Avenue,

Mangum, Okla.
WILSON, LEE MCKINLEY, fireman, third class, United States Naval Reserve

Force.

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

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

Next of kin : Father, Jay Millard Wilson, Sedan, Kans.
WILSON, OSCAR, engineman, first class, United States Naval Reserve Force.
Enrolled: San Francisco, Calif., April 5, 1917.
Died : U. S. S. Ophir, November 11, 1918.
Cause : Lost life when U. S. S. Ophir was destroyed.

Next of kin: Brother, William Wilson, 5th Company, Fifth Division,
Motor Supply Train, American Expeditionary Forces, London.



787

WILSON, RAY EUGENE, seaman, second class, I nitcd States \avul Reserve Force.

Enrolled: Richmond, Va., July 10, 1918.

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

Cause: Pneumonia.

Next of kin : Father, Milton E. Wilson, Mountain City, Tenn.
WILSON, RICHARD THOMAS, ward room steward, United States Naval Reserve
Force.

Enrolled : Charleston, S. C., July 5, 1918.

Died: Naval hospital, Charleston, S. (1, October 16, 1918.

Cause: Pneumonia, lobar.

Next of kin : Mother, Eugenia Scott, 285 Gordon Street, Stapleton, N. Y.
WILSON, ROBERT LEE, coxswain, United States Navy.

Enlisted: El Paso, Tex., June 21, 1917.

Died: Naval air station, Pensacola, Fla., October 8, 1918.

Cause: Pneumonia, lobar.

Next of kin,- Mother, Mrs. Ella Wilson, 422 South Crocket Street, Sherman,
Tex.

WILSON, ROY BRYSOX, hospital apprentice, second class, United States Naval Re-
serve Force.

Enrolled: Buffalo, N. Y., May 1, 1918.

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

Cause: Influenza.

Next of kin: Sister, Mildred W. Warner, Townsend Hotel, Bath, N. Y.
WILSON, THOMAS, ship's cook, third class, United States Naval Reserve Force.

Enrolled: Norfolk, Va., December 6, 1917.

Died: U. S. S. Lakemoor, April 11, 1918.

Cause: Lost life when vessel was torpedoed.

Next of kin : Wife, Ester Wilson, 737 Carolina Street, Portsmouth, Va.
WILSON, WALTER OTIS, water tender, United States Navy.

Enlisted : San Diego, Calif., December 31, 1914.

Died: Navy collier Cyclops, June 14, 1918.

Cause: Passenger on missing Cyclops.

Next of kin : Mother, Mary Mildred Wilson, 2514 Crenshaw Boulevard,

Los Angeles, Calif.
WILSON, WILLIAM, mess attendant, third class, United States Navy.

Enlisted : Los Angeles, Calif., June 3, 1918.

Died: U. S. S. Wisconsin, July 14, 1918.

Cause : Rupture of liver.

Next of kin : Mother, Anna Stone, 140 Alfred Street, Detroit, Mich.
WILSON, WILLIAM EVERETT, gunner's mate, first class, United States Navy.

Enlisted: Dallas, Tex., November 17, 1914.

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

Cause : Broncho-pneumonia.

Next of kin : Uncle, J. R. Duncan, Durant, Okla.

WILSON, WILLICE EARL, seaman, second class, United States Naval Reserve
Force.

Enrolled : St. Louis, Mo., March 26, 1918.

Died : Mountainside Hospital, Montclair, N. J., October 5, 1918.

Cause: Pneumonia.

Next of kin : Mother, Julia Anna Wilson, Route No. 2, Aurora, Mo.



788

WILSON, WILLIE FOSHEE, apprentice seaman, United States Navy.

Enlisted: Montgomery, Ala., May 3, 1917.

Died : Naval hospital, Norfolk, Va., May 31, 1917.

Cause : Broncho-pneumonia.

Next of kin : Mother, Mrs. G. W. Wilson, Brewton, Ala.
WILT, WILLIAM, fireman, first class, United States Navy.

Enlisted: Chicago, 111., July 14, 1917.

Died: Naval hospital, Philadelphia. Pa., October 9, 1918.

Cause: Influenza.

Next of kin: Mother, Florence Wilt, 7823 South Racine Avenue, Chicago,

111.
WILTROUT, HARRY, seaman, second class, United States Naval Reserve Force.

Enrolled : Indianapolis, Ind., May 17, 1918.

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

Cause: Influenza.

Next of kin : Father, Ralph Wiltrout, R. R. No. 3, Warsaw, Ind.
WINAKOR, ABRAHAM, seaman, second class, United States Naval Reserve Force.

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

Died : Ninth, Tenth, Eleventh Naval District, Great Lakes, 111., September
27, 1918.

Cause : Broncho-pneumonia.

Next of kin: Mother, Mrs. Augusta Winakor, 810 East Jackson Street,

Springfield, 111.
WINDER, JOHN LANGLEY, boatswain's mate, second class, United States Navy.

Enlisted: Boston, Mass., January 24, 1918.

Died : Naval hospital, Chelsea, Mass., September 17, 1918.

Cause: Influenza.

Next of kin : Mother, Mary L. Langley, 2108 London Street, Portsmouth,

Va.
WING, STANLEY JAMES, fireman, second class, United States Navy.

Enlisted : Detroit, Mich., March 26, 1917.

Died : U. S. S. Michigan, October 30, 1917.



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