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1. Information is in order - Date of death, Ship, Base or Location, Incident, Name, Rank, Service other than USN, Cause of death. (For Next of kin and  Appointment/Enlistment information, see lists by Name)
2. Main abbreviations:
A - Aviation, DOI - died of injuries, DOW - died of wounds, F - Female, G - General, JG - junior grade, NNV - National Naval Volunteers, R - Radio, USNRF - US Naval Reserve Force, USNRC - United States Naval Reserve Corps
3.  Ranks of US Navy Commissioned Officers and Enlisted Men


 

 

 

FEBRUARY

 

Cases of influenza/respiratory disease reported in the month; no deaths:

 

US Naval Radio School, Cambridge, Mass, 350-400 cases

USS Dubuque, gunboat (No.17, later PG-17), at Navy Yard, New York, 11 cases

USS Leonidas, ex-collier, ex-survey ship, submarine chaser tender (later AD-7), at the Navy Yard, Portsmouth, N H, number of cases not given

USS Madawaska, ex-German liner Konig Wilhelm II, troop transport (ID-3011), Cruiser and Transport Force, Atlantic Fleet, 37 cases

USS New Jersey, battleship (later BB-16), Atlantic coast, 220 cases

USS Salem, scout cruiser (No.3, later CL-3), at the Navy Yard, Boston, 30 cases

USS South Dakota, armored cruiser (No.9, later Huron, CA-9), at the Navy Yard, Portsmouth, N H, number of cases not given

 

 

February 1, 1918

 

Naval Hospital, Charleston, S C

 COX, ERNEST DEWEY, Seaman, 2nd class, USNRF, illness/disease

 

Naval Hospital, New York, N Y

 GUNTSCH, CAESAR OSWALD, Seaman, injured 

 

Naval Hospital, Norfolk, Va

 TURNER, ALEXANDER SAMUEL, Apprentice Seaman, respiratory disease 

 

Naval Hospital, Philadelphia, Pa

 WARD, THOMAS PATRICK, Fireman 3rd class, respiratory disease   

 

Naval Station, Great Lakes, Ill

 HAIN, STANLEY ELLWOOD, Fireman, 3rd class, respiratory disease

 

USS South Dakota, armored cruiser (No.9, later Huron, CA-9)

 CHAMBERLAIN, JOEL, Fireman, 3rd class, USNRF, illness/disease  

 

 

February 2, 1918

 

Great Lakes, Ill

 ECKART, HERBERT HERMAN, Seaman, 2nd class, respiratory disease     

 

Naval Hospital, Norfolk, Va

 HUTCHISON, JOSEPH FRANKLIN, Ship's Cook, 4th class, illness/disease  

 WEAVER, ROBERT HARRISON, Ensign, respiratory disease  

 

Naval Hospital, Pensacola, Fla

 KNIGHTON, HARVEY BIVINS, Landsman for Carpenter's Mate (A), USNRF, illness/disease          

Naval Hospital, Philadelphia, Pa

 CORKLE, GEORGE CONNELL, Seaman, 2nd class, USNRF, illness/disease      

 

Naval Station, Great Lakes, Ill

 CANSLER, CHARLES OSCAR, Apprentice Seaman, respiratory disease     

 

Naval Station, Mare Island, Calif

 MORGAN, JAMES, Fireman, 3rd class, respiratory disease     

 

Naval Station, Norfolk, Va

 SHARITT, HEWITT, Apprentice Seaman, respiratory disease    

 

Navy Yard, Philadelphia, Pa, seaplane accident (type unknown; right, Curtiss two seater, possibly type F, typical of the time, Library of Congress)

 BENNETT, JOHN WILLIAM, Boatswain

 

Pelham Bay Park, New York, N Y (probably Naval Hospital)

 DELEHANTY, DANIEL, Captain (retired), illness/disease 

 

 

February 3, 1918

 

Camp Logan, Ill

 CASHBAUGH, CLARENCE WILLIAM, Seaman, 2nd class USNRF, illness/disease          

 

Naval Hospital, Chelsea, Mass

 SCISINGER, AARON DAVID, Seaman, 2nd class, respiratory disease

 

Naval Hospital, Philadelphia, Pa

 BRENNAN, JOHN HENRY, Seaman, 2nd class, respiratory disease   

 

Naval Station, Mare Island, Calif

 BAKER, WILLIAM HENRY, Fireman, 3rd class, respiratory disease    

 

Norfolk, Mass

 BOARDMAN, GRAHAM HATCH, Seaman, 2nd class, illness/disease 

 

United States Marine Hospital, Stapleton, Staten Island, N Y

 TITUS, REUBEN F, Boatswain, USNRF (class 4), wounded, but not in action       

 

USS Old Colony, ex-coastal passenger ship (SP-1254), acquired for delivery to Royal Navy

 FARRELL, FLOYD RAYMOND, Fireman, 3rd class, USNRF, illness/disease

 

 

February 4, 1918

 

Fleet Base No.2, presumed attached to

 PALMER, MEADE KENNETH, Fireman, 3rd class, illness/disease, died in USS Solace, hospital ship (later AH-2)

 

Naval Hospital, Charleston, S C

 NELSON, HENRY MORTIAN, Fireman, 1st class, illness/disease      

 

Naval Hospital, Hampton Roads, Va

 COUPE, CLIVE NATHANIEL, Apprentice Seaman, illness/disease     

 

Naval Hospital, Newport, R I

 SHEEHAN, MARCUS EMMETT, Apprentice Seaman, respiratory disease    

 

Naval Station, Great Lakes, Ill

 DUNCAN, EARLE, Seaman, 2nd class, respiratory disease      

 

Naval Station, Pensacola, Fla

 BLAU, CHARLES AUGUST, Landsman for Carpenter's Mate (A), illness/disease  

 

USS Martha Washington, ex-Austrian liner, troop transport (ID-3019

 WALLEN, JOHANNES KARL, Machinist's Mate, 2nd class, respiratory disease    

 

USS Solace, hospital ship (later AH-2)

 HANSETT, STANLEY ALEXANDER, Seaman, illness/disease  

 

 

 

February 5, 1918

 

Great Lakes, Ill

 FRIED, FRANK CARL, Landsman for Electrician (R), USNRF, respiratory disease 

 

LV-6, Cross Rip Light Vessel, Me, US Lighthouse Service, later US Coast Guard, dragged off station by moving ice, last seen eastern entrance, Nantucket Sound, lost

 JOHNSON, FRANK, Machinist, USLS

 JOY, ARTHUR C, Seaman, USLS

 JOY, HENRY F, Mate, USLS

 PHILLIPS, E H, Seaman, USLS

 ROSE, WILLIAM, Cook, USLS

 WIXON, ALMON, Seaman, USLS

Note: Photograph courtesy Tom Leach, please see his site The Lightships of Nantucket Sound for a full account

 

Naval Hospital, Great Lakes, Ill

 SHEPHERD, LEO ELMER, Seaman, 2nd class, respiratory disease   

 

Naval Hospital, Hampton Roads, Va

 KENNARD, FRED HOLMES, Landsman for Quartermaster (A), illness/disease     

 

Naval Hospital, League Island, Pa

 BESSEY, ALDEN ERASTUS, Landsman for Machinist's Mate (MB), respiratory disease   

 

Naval Hospital, Newport, R I

 SEGERDAHL, PAUL EDWIN, Seaman, 2nd class, illness/disease     

 FRENCH, RAY MELCOM, Fireman, 3rd class, respiratory disease     

 

Naval Station, Annapolis, Md

 THOMAS, MARTIN SNOWDEN, Commissary Steward, USNRF, accidentally killed           

 

Naval Station, Great Lakes, Ill

 JAMES, OLIVER EUGENE, Fireman, 3rd class, respiratory disease   

 

Naval Training Camp, San Diego, Calif

 MORRIS, FRANK MUNNERLYN, Apprentice Seaman, respiratory disease   

 WILLIAMS, MANIE, Fireman, 3rd class, respiratory disease     

 

 

February 6, 1918

 

Marine Barracks, Quantico, Va

 RAINES, GEORGE ARTHUR, Pharmacist's Mate, 2nd class, illness/disease       

 

Naval Hospital, Naval Operating Base, Hampton Roads, Va

 McGUIRK, JOHN ALOYSIUS, Landsman for Machinist's Mate (A), illness/disease            

 

Naval Station, Great Lakes, Ill

  BANTZ, FRANK JOHN, Landsman for Quartermaster, illness/disease          

 JENNINGS, HENRY WILLIAM, Fireman, 3rd class, respiratory disease        

 

Naval Station, New York, N Y

 DEEN, RUSSELL HAYES, Seaman, NNV, illness/disease       

 

Naval Training Camp, San Diego, Calif

 POCHEL, HAROLD JULIUS TREMAINE, Apprentice Seaman, respiratory disease            

 

Naval Training Station, Great Lakes, Ill

 GRIZZELL, WADE CLEAVA, Apprentice Seaman, illness/disease

 PLANCHON, GILBERT CLEMONT, Landsman for Quartermaster (A), USNRF, respiratory disease

 

New York Medical School

 ANDERSON, OTTO, Chief Machinist's Mate, USNRF, illness/disease 

 

New York, N Y

 LAWSON, ROHERT J, Lieutenant (JG), USNRF (class 4), respiratory disease      

 

USS Solace, hospital ship (later AH-2)

 DeYOUNG, JACOB PETER, Machinist's Mate, 2nd class, respiratory disease      

 

 

February 7, 1918

 

Naval Hospital, Charleston, S C

 DANIELL, JAMES EARNEST, Fireman, 1st class, respiratory disease

 

Naval Hospital, Chelsea, Mass

 DOLL, VERN FRANCIS, Machinist's Mate, 2nd class, respiratory disease    

 

Naval Hospital, Norfolk, Va

 WALLACE, ARTHUR RAY, Apprentice Seaman, illness/disease        

 

Naval Station, Great Lakes, Ill

 LORTON, RUSSELL EUGENE, Seaman, 2nd class, illness/disease   

 

Naval Station, New York

 WEBER, JOSEPH LEONARD, Seaman, USNRF, respiratory disease 

 

 

February 8, 1918

 

Naval Hospital, Charleston, S C

 THOMPSON, HARRY GORDON, Apprentice Seaman, respiratory disease   

 

Naval Hospital, Chelsea, Mass

 PRESCOTT, CHARLES EDWARD, Seaman, 2nd class, respiratory disease 

 

Naval Hospital, Mare Island, Calif

 SANDER, CARL RINHOLD, Fireman, 3rd class, illness/disease

 

USS Indiana, battleship (later BB-1)

 PRAY, HARRY ORTON, Electrician, 2nd class, USNRF, illness/disease      

 

USS Solace, hospital ship (later AH-2)

 KIVETT, BILLY SIMMONS, Seaman, 2nd class, respiratory disease   

 

 

February 9, 1918

 

Naval Hospital, Annapolis, Md

 CARTER, LLOYD, Wardroom Steward, illness/disease   

 

Naval Hospital, Canacao, P I

 ERNA, COENELIO, Native Seaman, 2nd class, illness/disease 

 

Naval Hospital, Cape May, N J

 WICKET, CHARLES ALOYSIUS, Seaman, 2nd class, USNRF, respiratory disease           

 

Naval Hospital, League Island, Pa

 GROOMS, GORDON PERCY, Seaman, 2nd class, USNRF, illness/disease

 

Naval Hospital, New York, N Y

 DALLAS, CECIL, Seaman, 2nd class, illness/disease     

 

Naval Hospital, Newport, R I

 BELL, MARCUS ELLWOOD, Fireman, 3rd class, respiratory disease 

 

Naval Hospital, Norfolk, Va

 MACNAMARA, GEORGE ROBERT, Hospital Apprentice, illness/disease     

 

Naval Hospital, Philadelphia, Pa

 HACKNEY, JOE, Fireman, 2nd class, respiratory disease        

 

Naval Station, Great Lakes, Ill

 WOOD, LEONARD ROFORD, Seaman, 2nd class, respiratory disease        

 

 

February 10, 1918

 

Marine Barracks, Quantico, Va

 DAVIS, MAURICE LYLE, Hospital Apprentice, 1st class, illness/disease      

 

Naval Air Station, San Diego, Calif

 MONIZ, TONY ALBERT, Landsman for Machinist's Mate (A), respiratory disease  

 

Naval Hospital, Charleston, S C

 CREEL, CHARLIE L, Hospital Apprentice, 2nd class, USNRF, illness/disease      

 

Naval Hospital, Mare Island, Calif

 LOVELACE, FRED JONES, Fireman, 3rd class, illness/disease         

 

Naval Hospital, New York, N Y

 STOVER, ALEXANDER PLUMMER, Seaman, 2nd class, USNRF, respiratory disease      

 

Naval Hospital, Norfolk, Va

 SUTER, RICHARD WILLIAM, Fireman, 2nd class, illness/disease      

 

Naval Station, Great Lakes, Ill

 FINLAYSON, ALBERT ALEXANDER, Seaman, 2nd class, illness/disease    

 FRANK, WILLIAM VINCENT, Apprentice Seaman, illness/disease      

 

Naval Training Station, San Diego, Calif

 CARLTON, DUNCAN VERL, Apprentice Seaman, illness/disease       

 

USS Cyclops, collier (No.4)

 NETTLES, WILLIE JUTSON, Coxswain, lost overboard    

 

 

February 11, 1918

 

Naval Base Hospital No.5, Brest, France

 BEHNE, FREDERICK, Chief Water Tender, respiratory disease          

 

Naval Hospital, Chelsea, Mass

 CRAIG, WALLACE CHARLES, Seaman, USNRF, illness/disease      

 GIBSON, BARNIE HAGUE, Seaman, 2nd class, respiratory disease  

 

Naval Hospital, Hampton Roads, Va

 WOODS, KYLE, Apprentice Seaman, illness/disease     

 

Naval Hospital, New York, N Y

 BROWN, ANDREW LEWIS, Mess Attendant, 3rd class, respiratory disease        

 HART, WILLIAM FRANK, Fireman, 3rd class, illness/disease   

 MILNER, JOHN THOMAS, Fireman, 3rd class, illness/disease  

 

Naval Hospital, Pensacola, Fla

 McCREERY, WILLIAM H, Landsman for Machinist's Mate (A), USNRF, illness/disease     

 

Naval Station, Great Lakes, Ill

 LANCASTER, WILLIAM ELTON, Seaman, 2nd class, respiratory disease     

 

Portsmouth, N H

 JEFFERY, WINIFRED CALL, Yeoman (F), 3rd class, USNRF, respiratory disease            

 

SS Merton Hall, freighter, torpedoed and sunk by U.53, 30 miles N by E off Ushant, NW France

 PLAINE, JOSEPH WELLINGTON, Seaman Signalman, 1st class

 

USS Leonidas, ex-collier, ex-survey ship, submarine chaser tender (later AD-7)

 FISSE, VICTOR, Ship Fitter, 1st class, died         

 

USS New York, dreadnought battleship (later BB-34)

 WISEMAN, EDWARD JEROME, Seaman, USNRF, respiratory disease       

 

USS Rochester, ex-New York, ex-Saratoga, armored cruiser (No.2, later CA-2)

 ROXAS, BENITO, Mess Attendant, 2nd class, respiratory disease      

 

 

February 12, 1918

 

Naval Hospital, Chelsea, Mass

 CANTWELL, RUSSELL VINCENT, Seaman, 2nd class, illness/disease

 MADDEN, CHARLES HENRY, Mess Attendant, 2nd class, USNRF, respiratory disease               

 

Naval Hospital, Hampton Roads, Va

 DODGE, LESLIE AUGUSTUS, Apprentice Seaman, illness/disease   

 

Naval Hospital, Norfolk, Va

 EWELL, EULAS, Seaman, 2nd class, USNRF, illness/disease 

 

Naval Hospital, Pelham Bay Park, N Y

 JENNINGS, IRVING EVERETT, Seaman, 2nd class, USNRF, illness/disease       

 

Naval Station, Great Lakes, Ill

 HELLUMS, JACOB LESLIE, Seaman, 2nd class, respiratory disease

 

Naval Training Camp, San Diego, Calif

 LYNCH, MICHAEL JAMES, Chief Master-at-Arms, USNRF, illness/disease  

 

USS Maine, battleship (later BB-10)

 PATTERSON, ROBERT JOHN, Machinist's Mate, 2nd class, drowned         

 

USS Montauk, ex-trawler, coastal minesweeper (SP-392)

 HEERMAN, ARTHUR FRANCIS, Seaman, 2nd class, USNRF, lost overboard

 

 

February 13, 1918

 

Naval Hospital, Hampton Roads, Va

 BROWN, CLIFFORD, WILEY, Seaman, 2nd class, illness/disease     

 PATTERSON, LEALON FINUS, Apprentice Seaman, illness/disease  

 

Naval Hospital, New York, N Y

 VENABLE, ALVIA, Seaman, respiratory disease   

 

Naval Hospital, Newport, R I

 MILLER, HARRY MAURICE, Coppersmith, 1st class, USNRF, respiratory disease

 

Naval Station, Great Lakes, Ill

 GORDON, GRANT WILSON, Landsman for Machinist's Mate (A), illness/disease 

 KENNEDY, WILLIAM FORDICE, Seaman, 2nd class, USNRF, illness/disease     

 

USS Lydia, ex-motor boat (SP-62), Newport Section

 ROCKETT, PATRICK LEWIS, Jr, Cook, 2nd class, USNRF, accidentally drowned

 

 

February 14, 1918

 

1st Naval District, Boston, Mass

 HAYWARD, JOHN JOSEPH, Landsman for Quartermaster, USNRF (not in active Service), respiratory disease       

 

Marine Hospital, Baltimore, Md

 FOX, CHARLES WESLEY, Fireman, 3rd class, respiratory disease    

 

Naval Hospital, Great Lakes, Ill

 KALE, LEROY, Landsman for Machinist's Mate (A), respiratory disease       

 LUMPP, FRANK, Fireman, 3rd class, respiratory disease         

 

Naval Hospital, Hampton Roads, Va

 BAUMBLATT, MELVIN, Seaman, 2nd class, USNRF, illness/disease

 

Naval Hospital, Hampton Roads, Va

 GALLAGHER, ANDREW JACKSON TOWN, Landsman for Machinist's Mate (A), illness/disease   

 

Naval Hospital, Norfolk, Va

 RING, THOMAS AUGUSTINE, Boatswain's Mate, 1st class, USNRF, injured

 

Naval Training Camp, San Diego, Calif

 CHAMBERS, RANDALL HENRY, Fireman, 3rd class, respiratory disease    

 FOREMAN, FRANK PALARAN, Apprentice Seaman, respiratory disease     

 

USS Solace, hospital ship (later AH-2)

 BAUSH, ROBERT O, Lieutenant Commander, accidental fall, DOI      

 

 

February 15, 1918

 

Naval Hospital, Chelsea, Mass

 EVANS, GEORGE NEWTON, Seaman, 2nd class, respiratory disease        

 SMITH, YOUNG HALL, Seaman, 2nd class, respiratory disease         

 

Naval Hospital, Hampton Roads, Va

 LEE, RORERT HAROLD, Apprentice Seaman, illness/disease  

 MORAN, JAMES WATKINS, Apprentice Seaman, illness/disease      

 NUNNALLY, WILLIAM EDGAR, Apprentice Seaman, illness/disease  

 

Naval Hospital, Norfolk, Va

 CROTHERS, AUSTIN DECATUR, Seaman, 2nd class, respiratory disease   

 HYDE, GUY CHESTER, Fireman, 3rd class, respiratory disease        

 

Naval Training Camp, San Diego, Calif

 CURTIS, RALPH ANTON, Apprentice Seaman, respiratory disease

 REYNOLDS, FRED THOMAS, Seaman, 2nd class, wounded, but not in action     

        

Royal Naval Air Station, Felixstowe, England, co-piloting one of two British Curtiss H-12B flying boats, in action with five German float-planes over North Sea, shot down

 STURTEVANT, ALBERT D, Ensign, USNRF (class 5), killed, first US Naval Aviator lost in combat  

Three Royal Naval crew also killed:

 HOLLIDGE, Sidney J, Air Mechanic 1c

 PURDY, Claude C, Ty/Flight Lieutenant, pilot

 STEPHENSON, Arthur H, Boy Mechanic

 

 

February 16, 1918

 

Naval Hospital, Chelsea, Mass

 CALHOUN, CHARLES CLIFFORD, Fireman, 3rd class, respiratory disease  

 

Naval Hospital, Great Lakes, Ill

 PEPPER, ELISHA, Seaman, 2nd class, illness/disease  

 

Naval Hospital, Hampton Roads, Va

 McPHERSON, JOHN EARL, Seaman, 2nd class, illness/disease       

 SMITH, HERBERT WILLIAM, Apprentice Seaman, illness/disease      

 

Naval Hospital, League Island, Pa

 DARNOLD, RAY LAW, Seaman, 2nd class, USNRF, illness/disease  

 

USS Huntington, ex-West Virginia, armored cruiser (No.5, later CA-5)

 BERKLEY, THOMAS RILEY, Seaman, 2nd class, respiratory disease         

 

USS Kansas, battleship (later BB-21)

 GRIFITH, ROBERT RIDGLEY, Seaman, 2nd class, respiratory disease        

 

USS New York, dreadnought battleship (later BB-34)

 MORGENSTERN, CHARLES OTTO, Coxswain, lost overboard

 

 

February 17, 1918

 

Naval Hospital, Chelsea, Mass

 BRAKE, ALFRED W, Landsman for Electrician (R), USNRF, respiratory disease  

 DUGGAN, THOMAS FOSTER, Apprentice Seaman, respiratory disease      

 ROCKFORD, FRANK BRAUNNETS, Seaman, 2nd class, USNRF, respiratory disease      

 WOOD, HENRY EAMES, Seaman, 2nd class, respiratory disease     

 

Naval Hospital, Hampton Roads, Va

 DAY, BUELL VAN KEURAN, Landsman for Quartermaster (A), illness/disease     

 

Naval Hospital, Norfolk, Va

 GRIFFIN, GEOEGE ALEX, Gunner's Mate, 3rd class, respiratory disease     

 

Naval Station, Great Lakes, Ill

 WHEELER, EARL THOMAS, Seaman, 2nd class, respiratory disease         

 

Naval Training Camp, Bumkin Island, Mass

 HADDAD, MICHAEL SAID, Seaman, 2nd class, USNRF, respiratory disease       

 

Naval Training Camp, San Diego, Calif

 NELSON, HOWARD OLIVER, Apprentice Seaman, respiratory disease       

 

New Orleans, La

 PETERS, CLAUDE RAMSHEUR, Landsman for Electrician, USNRF, illness/disease        

 

 

February 18, 1918

 

12th Naval District, Office of the Commandant

 BROCK, McKINLEY PARKER, Seaman, 2nd class, USNRF (not in active Service), drowned         

 

Emerson Hospital, Jamaica Plain, Mass

 MANCHESTER, WILLIAM A, Ensign, USNRF (class 8), respiratory disease 

 

Naval Hospital, Chelsea, Mass

 KNOWLES, ERNEST LEO, Seaman, 2nd class, respiratory disease  

 

Naval Hospital, Mare Island, Calif

 HUNT, HAYDEN ALBERT, Coppersmith, respiratory disease    

 

Naval Hospital, Newport, R I

 POWERS, FRANK JAMES, Landsman for Electrician (G), respiratory disease      

 

Naval Hospital, Newport, R I

 DOUGAN, MOSES E, Seaman, 2nd class, USNRF, respiratory disease      

 

Naval Receiving Ship, St Louis, Mo

 DONALDSON, LYLE CLIFFORD, Apprentice Seaman, wounded, but not in action 

 

Navy Base Hospital No.6

 CHRISTENSEN, JAMES ALFRED, Seaman, 2nd class, respiratory disease         

 

USS Montana, armored cruiser (No.13, later CA-13), accidental discharge of double-loaded gun, second man DOW on 20th

 PAULY, CHARLES WILLIAM, Boatswain's Mate, 1st class, died of multiple injuries at Naval Hospital, Norfolk, Va   

 

USS President Grant, ex-German liner, troop transport (ID-3014)

 TOMPKINS, ALBERT, Fireman, 3rd class, NNV, asphyxiation  

 

 

February 19, 1918

 

HM Hospital Ship Soudan

 NORTH, SCOTT HOLMES, Ensign, illness/disease        

 

Naval Hospital, Chelsea, Mass

 KIME, CLIFFORD ROY, Seaman, 2nd class, USNRF, illness/disease

 SEARS, WILLIAM, Chief Quartermaster, USNRF, illness/disease       

 WINMILL, CHARLES FENTON, Seaman, 2nd class USNRF, respiratory disease  

        

Naval Hospital, Newport, R I

 MEYER, HENRY JOSEPH, Hospital Apprentice, 2nd class, respiratory disease   

 

Naval Hospital, Norfolk, Va

 GODWIN, HENRY CURTIS, Fireman, 3rd class, respiratory disease   

 

Naval Station, San Francisco, Calif

 KINCAID, HOWARD, Apprentice Seaman, respiratory disease  

 

Santa Rosa, Calif

 BOLLES, RICHARD RENAULPH, Assistant Paymaster, illness/disease       

 

 

February 20, 1918

 

at home

 FARMER, EDWARD, Chief Engineer, with rank of Rear Admiral (retired), illness/disease, 274 Newbury Street, Boston, Mass

        

Naval Hospital, Charleston, S C

 KNUDSEN, CARL, Apprentice Seaman, respiratory disease     

 

Naval Hospital, Fort Lyon, Colo

 THOMAS, ABROM WASHINGTON, Cabin Steward, respiratory disease       

 

Naval Hospital, Norfolk, Va

 BURKART, ROY LOUIS, Seaman, 2nd class, respiratory disease       

 

Naval Hospital, Portsmouth, N H

 MASON, FRANCIS ARTHUR, Hospital Apprentice, 1st class, respiratory disease

 

Naval Station, Great Lakes, Ill

 BLACKBURN, CORTEZ MARVIN, Seaman, respiratory disease         

 

Naval Training Station, Hingham, Mass

 COUGHLIN, EDWARD THOMAS, Seaman, 2nd class, USNRF, respiratory disease          

USS Montana, armored cruiser (No.13, later CA-13), accidental discharge of double-loaded gun on 18th, when one man died

 PUTNAM, ROY LEE, Seaman, 2nd class, died of multiple injuries at Naval Hospital, Norfolk, Va

 

USS South Carolina, dreadnought battleship (later BB-26)

 GORMAN, JOHN FRANCIS, Fireman, 3rd class, respiratory disease  

 

 

February 21, 1918

 

Naval Hospital, Fort Lyon, Colo

 YEAGER, HENRY LEONARD, Seaman, respiratory disease    

 

Naval Hospital, Hampton Roads, Va

 BOND, JOHN PERTLE, Seaman, 2nd class, illness/disease     

 

Naval Hospital, New York, N Y

 DUNDES, FRANCIS ARTHUR, Seaman, 2nd class, illness/disease    

 KINGSBURY, FREDERICK KITTRIDGE, Electrician, 3rd class (R), respiratory disease      

 

Naval Hospital, Newport, R I

 CASE, WALTER MILLIARD, Apprentice Seaman, respiratory disease 

 

Naval Hospital, Norfolk, Va

 LANIER, WILLIAM ISAAC, Seaman, 2nd class, respiratory disease    

 

Naval Station, Great Lakes, Ill

 MELICK, JAY RUSSELL, Landsman for Electrician (R), respiratory disease  

 

USS Neptune, collier (No.8, later AC-8)

 FUCHS, JULIUS ARNOLD, Seaman, 2nd class, struck by coal bucket         

 

 

February 22, 1918

 

Naval Hospital, Great Lakes, Ill

 CARROLL, JOHN STEWART, Seaman, 2nd class, illness/disease     

 

Naval Hospital, New York, N Y

 WARREN, SAMUEL FIRTH, Seaman, 2nd class, illness/disease       

 

Naval Hospital, Norfolk, Va

 DAKE, FRANK JOE, Seaman, 2nd class, illness/disease         

 

Naval Prison, Portsmouth, N H

 MACKENZIE, ARTHUR JAMES, Seaman, 2nd class, respiratory disease     

 

 

February 23, 1918

 

Naval Hospital, Canacao, P I

 GIL, ANTONIO, Musician, 1st class, illness/disease       

 

Naval Hospital, Newport, R I

 FLENIKEN, SAMUEL ALOYSIUS, Fireman, 3rd class, respiratory disease   

 

Naval Hospital, Norfolk, Va

 BASNECK, FRED MICHAEL, Seaman, 2nd class, respiratory disease

 

Naval Station, Great Lakes, Ill

 SHEA, IRA MICHIEL, Landsman for Baker, killed by train         

 

Naval Station, New York, N Y

 MUTERSPAUGH, LEE, Fireman, 1st class, died   

 

Naval Station, San Francisco, Calif

 FIGUEIREDO, JOSEPH LOUIS, Apprentice Seaman, illness/disease  

 

Newport, R I (probably Naval Air Station), aeroplane accident

 HIGGINBOTHAM, JAMES H, Seaman, 2nd class, USNRF (not in active Service), killed     

 

 

February 24, 1918

 

at home

 CONLEY, FRANK PERCY, Fireman, 3rd class, respiratory disease    

 

Fleet Base No.2, presumed attached to

 SMITH, EDWARD PETER, Ship’s Cook, 3rd class, respiratory disease, died in USS Solace, hospital ship (later AH-2)

 

Naval Hospital, Chelsea, Mass

 TATTEN, RICHARD F, Plumber and Fitter, USNRF, respiratory disease        

 

Naval Hospital, Great Lakes, Ill

 MERCER, EMERY, Seaman, 2nd class, USNRF, illness/disease       

 

Naval Hospital, Norfolk, Va

 ORTON, BOMAN, Apprentice Seaman, illness/disease   

 SEELY, PHILLIP DANIEL, Fireman, 2nd class, respiratory disease     

 

Naval Hospital, Philadelphia, Pa

 OWENS, JOHN MANSON, Fireman, 3rd class, illness/disease 

 

Naval Station, New York, N Y

 COLVILLE, OSBORNE LINDSAY, Seaman, 2nd class, illness/disease        

 

Naval Training Station, San Francisco, Calif

 IHRIG, LESTER HERMAN, Apprentice Seaman, illness/disease         

 

USS Shawmut, ex-coastal passenger steamer Massachusetts, minelayer (ID-1255, later CM-4)

 HOBBS, NORMAN SAMUEL, Fireman, 2nd class, USNRF, illness/disease  

 

 

February 25, 1918

 

Naval Hospital, Chelsea, Mass

 NEE, JOHN, Fireman, 3rd class, USNRF, illness/disease         

 

Naval Hospital, New York, N Y

 LAURIA, JERRY, Fireman, 2nd class, respiratory disease        

 

USS Ohio, battleship (later BB-12)

 BERGERON, ERNEST JOSEPH, Fireman, 3rd class, respiratory disease    

 

 

February 26, 1918

 

La Crosse, Wis

 PARCE, JAMES DANIEL, Fireman, 3rd class, respiratory disease      

 

Naval Air Station, Dunkirk, France, aeroplane accident

 EICHELBERGER, EDWARD CARY, Quartermaster, 2nd class (A), killed     

 

Naval Hospital, Chelsea, Mass

 SCANLON, EDWARD CARL, Seaman, respiratory disease      

 

Naval Hospital, Great Lakes, III

 McGUIRE, PAUL VINCENT, Landsman for Electrician (R), illness/disease    

 

Naval Hospital, Hampton Roads, Va

 BOSTROM, CARL AUGUSTUS, Lieutenant Commander, respiratory disease

 

Naval Hospital, Newport, R I

 HOFFMAN, GEORGE EDWARD, Fireman, 3rd class, respiratory disease    

 

Naval Hospital, Norfolk, Va

 COOKE, ROBERT P, Assistant Paymaster, Reserve Force (class 2), illness/disease

 ROWSEY, GROVER LEE, Apprentice Seaman, respiratory disease   

 TAYLOR, MERRILL JOSEPH, Fireman, 3rd class, respiratory disease         

        

Naval Training Camp, San Diego, Calif

 WYMAN, FRED EARL, Landsman for Machinist's Mate (A), illness/disease 

 

USS Barry, destroyer (later DD-2), drowned

 BLAIR, LEE, Water Tender, drowned

 

USS Cherokee, ex-Luckenbach No.2 (right, as Luckenback No.2), tug (ID-458), on passage from Newport, Rhode Island, to Washington, D C, foundered in gale about 12 miles off Fenwick Island Light Vessel

 ANDERSON, HARRY LEONARD, Oiler

 BIDDLE, HERBERT MARTIN, Quartermaster, 3rd class, USNRF

 EDEN, FRANKLIN, Seaman, NNV

 ELBERS, RUDOLPH FRANK, Quartermaster, 1st class, USNRF

 GEHRIG, EDMUND, Ensign, USNRF (class 3)

 GIBBS, ROBERT, Electrician, 3rd class (R)

 GLENNON, JOHN, Chief Boatswain's Mate

 GREEN, BENJAMIN, Ship's Cook, 2nd class, USNRF

 HARDING, JOHN WESLEY, Yeoman, 2nd class

 KENEALY, THOMAS EDWARD, Seaman, 2nd class

 KRYZEWSKI, WALTER, Seaman, USNRF

 McCARTNEY, CLARENCE H, Machinist's Mate, 2nd class NNV

 McGOLDRICK, JOSEPH FRANCES, Boatswain, USNRF (class 3)

 McSPIRIT, JOSEPH G, Machinist, Reserve Force (class 4-3)

 NEWELL, EDWARD DOLLIVER, Lieutenant (JG), USNRF

 NOLAN, SYLVESTER BERNARD, Fireman, 3rd class

 O'REILLY, GEORGE W, Landsman for Machinist's Mate, USNRF

 POST, FREDERICK ELSWORTH, Machinist's Mate, 2nd class, USNRF

 ROWLEY, PATRICK, Mess Attendant, 1st class, USNRF

 SANFORD, MARK JACK, Ship’s Cook, 2nd class, USNRF

 SMITH, JOSEPH WILLIAM, Mess Attendant, 3rd class, USNRF

 SOVA, JAMES, Seaman, 2nd class

 STAPLES, CHARLES TIMOTHY, Seaman, 2nd class, USNRF

 STEVENSON JOHN, Ensign USNRF (class I)

 VANCE JOHN VICTOR, Fireman, 1st class

 WALCZAK, JOSEPH, Jr, Fireman, 2nd class

 WARGO, FRANK, Fireman, 2nd class

 WEBSTER, HERBERT EDGAR, Mess Attendant, 3rd class, USNRF

 

 

February 27, 1918

 

1st Naval District, Boston, Mass

 LONG, JEREMIAH CHARLES, Machinist's Mate, 1st class, USNRF (not in active Service), illness/disease 

 

Cape May, N J (probably Naval Air Station), aeroplane accident

 WEED, WALKER TEN EYCK, Ensign, USNRF, died of burns   

 

Dunkirk, France (probably Naval Air Station), seaplane accident

 READ, CURTIS S, Ensign, USNRF (class 5), killed        

 

Naval Hospital, Chelsea, Mass

 BURNS, GEORGE ALFRED, Seaman, 2nd class, USNRF, illness/disease  

 

Naval Hospital, Fort Lyon, Colo

 BLANCAFLOR, MAXIMINO, Mess Attendant, 1st class, respiratory disease 

 

Naval Hospital, Hampton Roads, Va

 McELVEEN, LOWELL HUDSON, Apprentice Seaman, illness/disease         

 SISK, PENN, Apprentice Seaman, illness/disease          

 

Naval Hospital, New York, N Y

 ALSTERLUND, REINHOLD EMIL, Seaman, 2nd class, respiratory disease   

 

Naval Hospital, Norfolk, Va

 CONROW, CLAUD, Apprentice Seaman, respiratory disease    

 PITT, VERNER RAY, Fireman, 3rd class, illness/disease         

 

 

February 28, 1918

 

Naval Air Station, Illetudy (or Ile Tudy), France, seaplane accident

 SKAGGS, ANDREW DONNIE, Landsman for Quartermaster (A)

 

Naval Hospital, Brooklyn, N Y

 STANCLIFT, HUDSON ROMANE, Seaman, 2nd class, illness/disease         

 

Naval Hospital, Mare Island, Calif

 BROWN, MILLARD FLETCHER, Electrician, 3rd class (R), illness/disease   

 

Naval Hospital, Newport, R I

 SMITH, WESLEY JEROME, Apprentice Seaman, respiratory disease 

 

Naval Hospital, Norfolk, Va

 FONGER, NEAL, Seaman, 2nd class, USNRF, illness/disease 

 

Naval Training Camp, San Diego, Calif

 WASSOM, GRANT GROVER, Apprentice Seaman, illness/disease    

 

Norfolk, Va

 HEADLEY, LEONARD EDWIN, Seaman, USNRF, illness/disease      

 

USS Olympia, protected cruiser (No.6, later CL-15)

 WAIT, HANFORD, Seaman, 2nd class, illness/disease  

 

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