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USS Alcedo, yacht, sunk by UC.71 off French coast, November 5, 1917
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1. Information is in order - Name, Rank, Service other than USN, (next of kin; appointment/enlistment), ship, base or place of death, cause, date of death
2. Main abbreviations:
A - Aviation, 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

4. See also Casualties by Date and Ship/Base, starting 1914


 

 

EADES, LAWRENCE HARVEY, Water Tender, (father, Henry Eades, Elizabethtown, Ky; enlisted Yorktown, Va, July 20, 1918), USS Utah, dreadnought battleship (later BB-30), respiratory disease, October 25, 1918

 

EAGLE, FRED, Fireman, 3rd class, USNRF, (mother, Mary Eagle, 220 Tucker Street, Healdsburg, Calif; enlisted San Francisco, Calif, July 8, 1918), Sequoia Hospital, Eureka, Calif, respiratory disease, November 4, 1918

 

EAGLES, JOHN EDWARD, Ship’s Cook, 4th class, USNRF, (wife, Mary Eagles, 10 Elliot Street, Cambridge, Mass; enlisted-J5oston, Mass, August 8, 1918), Quarantine Station, Gallops Island, Mass, respiratory disease, September 28, 1918

 

EAKIN, WILLIAM FRANK, Apprentice Seaman, USNRF, (father, Harry Eakin, 1106 South Carson Street, Tulsa, Okla; enlisted Kansas City, Mo, July 19, 1918), Naval Hospital, Great Lakes, Ill, influenza, October 3, 1918

 

EAKINS, KASH THEODORE, Seaman, 2nd class, (mother, Martha Eakins, Bourbon, Ind; enlisted Chicago, Ill, January 13, 1917), USS Solace, hospital ship (later AH-2), died, August 27, 1917

 

EAKINS, WILLIAM MADISON, Seaman, 2nd class, USNRF, (wife, Laura B Eakins, Sciotoville, Ohio; enlisted Louisville, Ky, July 2, 1918), Naval Hospital, Great Lakes, Ill, influenza, October 1, 1918

 

EALES, JOHNSON CLAY, Seaman, 2nd class, (father, George Eales, 335 Ross Avenue, Lexington, Ky; enlisted Lexington, Ky, May 1, 1917), USS Cyclops, collier (No.4), ship disappeared in western Atlantic after leaving Barbados on March 4, 1918, declared lost, June 14, 1918

 

EANNUCCI, JOHN, Seaman, 2nd class, (father, Tony Eannucci, Trenton Junction, N J; enlisted Newark, N J, May 31, 1917), USS Ticonderoga, ex-German Kamilla Rickmers, freighter (ID 1958), convoy straggler due to engine trouble, sunk by gunfire and torpedo of U.152 in North Atlantic (total of 213 Naval crew and Army soldiers lost), September 30, 1918

 

EARL, JOHN EDEN, Fireman, 3rd class, USNRF, (sister, Lydia C Earl, Allen, Kans; enlisted Kansas City, Mo, June 4, 1918), Naval Hospital, Puget Sound, Wash, influenza, October 14, 1918

 

EARL, THOMAS GILBERT, Landsman for, Commissary Steward, USNRF, (mother, Flora Earl, 138 Banks Street, New London, Conn; enlisted New London, Conn, August 5, 1918), Quarantine Station, Gallops Island, Mass, respiratory disease, September 27, 1918

 

EARP, JAMES MARSDEN, 2nd Lieutenant, USCG, (wife, Mrs Bertha L Earp, 2422 Druid Hill Avenue, Baltimore, Md), USS Tampa, ex-USCG Cutter, ocean escort, left escort of HG.107, torpedoed and sunk by UB.91 off Bristol Channel in 50.40N, 06.19W (total of 115 crew and 16 passengers lost), September 26, 1918

 

EASLEY, WILLIAM JULIUS, Fireman, 1st class, (father, Drury L Easley, Low, Mo; enlisted Peoria, Ill, June 1, 1917), USS Pittsburgh, ex-Pennsylvania, armored cruiser (No.4, later CA-4), most of war in South American waters, respiratory disease, October 23, 1918

 

EASTERLING, JAMES EDWARD, Fireman, 3rd class, (father, Julious C Easterling, Bowman, S C; enlisted Columbia, S C, June 6, 1917), USS Cyclops, collier (No.4), ship disappeared in western Atlantic after leaving Barbados on March 4, 1918, declared lost, June 14, 1918

 

EASTMAN, WILLIAM LAWRENCE, Ship's Cook, 4th class, USNRF, (mother, Jessie Eastman, 729 Stickney Avenue, Toledo, Ohio; enlisted Toledo, Ohio, August 1, 1917), Naval Hospital, Chelsea, Mass, respiratory disease, March 16, 1918

 

EATON, HOWARD WALTER, Landsman for Electrician (R), USNRF, (mother, Agnes L Eaton, 53 Albion Street, Somerville, Mass; enlisted Boston, Mass, July 18, 1918), Naval Training Camp, Hingham, Mass, influenza, September 28, 1918

 

EATON, THOMAS WINDAL, Chief Quartermaster, USNRF, (mother, Jennie Eaton, Bellefonte Route, Wilmington, Del; enlisted Washington, D C, October 3, 1917), Naval Air Station, Key West, Fla, two seaplanes collided, killed, April 5, 1918

 

EBBITT, JAMES AUGUSTUS, Chief Water Tender, (wife, Annie B Ebbitt, 21 Green Street, Newport, R I; enlisted Newport, R I, May 6, 1918), at home, respiratory disease, September 25, 1918

 

EBERHART, BERNIE, Fireman, 2nd class, (mother, Alice Eberhart, Alice, Mo; enlisted Peoria, Ill, June 28, 1917), Naval Hospital, Norfolk, Va, respiratory disease, October 6, 1918

 

EBISCH, CABL G, Quartermaster, 3rd class, (mother, Augusta Ebisch, 1024 West Twenty-1st Street, Erie, Pa; enlisted Philadelphia, Pa, July 31, 1915), USS Jacob Jones, destroyer (No.61), sailing Brest, France for Queenstown, Ireland, torpedoed and sunk by U.53, December 6, 1917

 

EBNOTHER, JAMES RAYMOND, Hospital Apprentice, 1st class, (father, Dr Charles L Ebnother, Downs, Kans; enlisted Kansas City, Mo, October 8, 1917), Navy Base Hospital No 3, respiratory disease, October 19, 1918

 

EBORN, WILLIAM ROBERT, Fireman, 2nd class, USNRF, (mother, Marcella Eborn, R F D No 4, Washington, N C; enlisted Wilmington, N C, July 11, 1917), Naval Hospital, Norfolk, Va, disease, October 22, 1918

 

ECHAGUE, AMBROSIO, Mess Attendant, 3rd class, (mother, Fernanda Agato, Batangas, P I; enlisted Batangas, PI, July 3, 1917), Naval Hospital, Norfolk, Va, injured, DOI, December 26, 1917

 

ECKARD, CARL, Apprentice Seaman, USNRF, (father, Edwin M Eckard, Letart, W Va; enlisted Parkersburg, W Va, July 18, 1918), Naval Hospital, Charleston, S C, respiratory disease, September 28, 1918

 

ECKART, HERBERT HERMAN, Seaman, 2nd class, (mother, Mrs Hedvig Eckart 611 Orange Avenue, Orange, Tex; enlisted Houston, Tex, December 3, 1917), Great Lakes, Ill, respiratory disease, February 2, 1918

 

ECKERSLEY, WILLIAM ARTHUR, Surfman, USCG, (wife, Mrs Irene Eckersley, Ocean View, N J), USCG Station No. 130, died at Ocean View, NJ, respiratory disease, November 6, 1918

 

EDDS, WILLIAM W, Fireman, 2nd class, (father, George Edds, 715 West Pecan Street, Sherman, Tex; enlisted Dallas, Tex, May 31, 1917), USS Manley, destroyer (later DD-74), based at Queenstown, Ireland, escorting convoy (various sources refer to her being alongside an HMS Montague and rolling into her. This should read armed merchant cruiser HMS Motagua), accidental explosion of own depth charges followed by fire, DOI, March 19, 1918

 

EDDY, GEORGE ALFRED, Seaman, 2nd class, (father, Eugene D Eddy, 174 College West Street, St Paul, Minn; enlisted Minneapolis, Minn, August 27, 1917), Naval Hospital, Portsmouth, Va, respiratory disease, April 16, 1918

 

EDE, ALFRED LOUIS, Lieutenant (JG) (Commanding Officer) (other sources), US Submarine F-4 (Skate, No.23), sank during routine training off Honolulu Harbor, March 25, 1915

 

EDEN, FRANKLIN, Seaman, NNV, (Grandmother, Mrs Mary Lynch, 73 Fourth Street, New Brighton, Long Island, N Y; enlisted Staten Island, N Y August 23, 1917), USS Cherokee, ex- Luckenbach No.2, tug (ID-458), foundered in gale about 12 miles off Fenwick Island Light Vessel, February 26, 1918

 

EDMONDS, ROBERT LINDSAY, Apprentice Seaman, USNRF, (father, George L Edmonds, Rockville, Md; enlisted Washington, D C, July 23, 1918), Naval Hospital, Hampton Roads, Va, respiratory disease, November 9, 1918

 

EDWARDS, ALLEN SETH, Seaman, 2nd class, (father, Newton Edwards, Beach Island Lumber Co, box 847, Augusta, Ga; enlisted Norfolk, Va, May 17, 1917), SS Chincha, cargo ship, fired on by U.154 off Gibraltar but escaped, wounded (total of four lost), March 21, 1918

 

EDWARDS, ALLEN THOMAS, Seaman, 2nd class, (mother, Lydia M Edwards, Jackson, N C; enlisted Norfolk, Va, August 18, 1916), USS Alcedo, yacht (SP-166), torpedoed and sunk by UC.71 off French west coast, drowned, November 5, 1917

 

EDWARDS, AMOS GRAY, Seaman, 2nd class, (mother, Mrs Dollie G Edwards, Nettleton, Miss; enlisted New Orleans, La, April 4, 1917), USS Solace, hospital ship (later AH-2), disease, April 29, 1917

 

EDWARDS, COY, Seaman, NNV, (father, J B Edwards, Exum, N C; enlisted Wilmington, N C, June 4, 1917), Naval Hospital, Norfolk, Va, respiratory disease, December 24, 1917

 

EDWARDS, GEORGE CURTIS, Seaman, 2nd class, USNRF, (father, John W Edwards, 821 East Dewart Street, Shamokin, Pa; enlisted Williamsport, Pa, May 22, 1918), Naval Hospital, Cape May, N J, influenza, September 24, 1918

 

EDWARDS, JAMES SILAS, Boilermaker, (mother, Mrs Katherine Burley, 307 Hurlburst Street, Peoria, Ill; enlisted Peorla, Ill, June 4, 1917), Naval Hospital, New York, N Y, respiratory disease, November 29, 1917

 

EDWARDS, JOHN ALEXANDER, Baker, 2nd class, USNRF, (wife, Helen A Edwards, 1012 West Forty-2nd Street, Los Angeles, Calif; enlisted Los Angeles, Calif, June 15, 1918), Naval Base, San Diego, Calif, influenza, October 28, 1918

 

EDWARDS, JOHN DAVIS, Lieutenant, (wife, Mrs Mae Marshall Edwards, Young's Cottage, Buckroe Beach, Va; appointed Virginia), USS Shaw, destroyer (later DD-68), escorting British SS Aquitania, rudder jammed and crossed Aquitania's bow, lost 90 feet of own bow, returned to England, DOI, October 9, 1918

 

EDWARDS, JOSEPH FRANCIS, Lieutenant (JG), USNRF (class 4), (wife, Marie Edwards, 2119 Locust Street, Philadelphia, Pa; appointed Delaware), Waldorf Hotel, New York, N Y, respiratory disease, October 13, 1918

 

EFINGER, WILL EDWARD, Ship’s Cook, 3rd class, USNRF, (mother, Augusta Eflnger, 121 North Ingersoll Street, Madison, Wis; enlisted Milwaukee, Wis, June 26, 1918), American Army Hospital No 53, Marseille, France, respiratory disease, October 27, 1918

 

EGAN, JAMES JOSEPH, Chief Water Tender, (aunt, Mary A Bowers, 90 West Fifteenth Street, Bayonne, N J; enlisted Newport, R I, July 22, 1915), USS Philip, destroyer (later DD-76), disease, October 13, 1918

 

EGAN, KIERNAN JOSEPH, Chief Gunner, (wife, Mrs Gertrude Egan, Raleigh Hotel, Washington, D C; appointed New York), St Elizabeth's Hospital, Washington, D C, disease, August 10, 1918

 

EGBERT, ARTHUR STANLEY, Seaman, 2nd class, USNRF, (father, John E Egbert, 1288 Richmond Avenue, Graniteville, N Y; enlisted Staten Island, N Y June 18, 1917), USS President Lincoln, ex-German liner, troop transport (no ID #), torpedoed and sunk by U90 about 600 miles west of France, May 31, 1918

 

EGERTON, JOHN GEORGE, Chief Electrician (G), USNRF, (mother, Julia D Egerton, California Apartments, Washington, D C; enlisted Philadelphia, Pa, April 23, 1917), League Island, Pa, respiratory disease, January 5, 1918

 

EGGLESTON, LYALL GINN, Seaman, 2nd class, USNRF, (father, William F Eggleston, 430 North High Street, Galena, Ill; enlisted Chicago, Ill, June 7, 1918), Naval Hospital, Great Lakes, Ill, influenza, September 28, 1918

 

EHRENWORTH, MAX ADOLPH, Chief Yeoman, USNRF, (wife, Fannye Ehrenworth, 419 Redgate Avenue, Norfolk, Va; enlisted Norfolk, Va, December 15, 1917), Naval Hospital, Norfolk, Va, respiratory disease, October 8, 1918

 

EHRET, SAMUEL CARLTON, Ensign, USNRF (class 3), (wife, Samuel C Ehret, sr, R F D, Shelby, Ohio; appointed Ohio), Naval Base Hospital No 5, Brest, France, respiratory disease, May 17, 1918

 

EICHELBERGER, EDWARD CARY, Quartermaster, 2nd class (A), (mother, Julia H Eichelberger, Baker and Eleventh Streets, Baltimore, Md; enlisted Baltimore, Md, March 29, 1917), Naval Air Station, Dunkirk, France, aeroplane accident, killed, February 26, 1918

 

EICHKERN, HERBERT, Machinist's Mate, 2nd class, (father, John Eichkern, 782 Highland Avenue, Newark, N J; enlisted Newark, N J, April 16, 1917), Naval Hospital, Norfolk, Va, disease, April 8, 1918

 

EICK, JOHN WILLIAM, Painter, 2nd class, USNRF, (wife, Clara B Eick, 927 Mound Street, Atchison, Kans; enlisted Kansas City, Mo, July 3, 1918), Naval Hospital, Great Lakes, Ill, influenza, September 20, 1918

 

EISENBACH, CLETUS HENRY, Apprentice Seaman, USNRF, (mother, Elizabeth Eisenbach, Box 35, St Paul, Minn; enlisted St Louis, Mo, August 1, 1918), Naval Hospital, Great Lakes, Ill, influenza, September 23, 1918

 

ELAM, RUSSELL, Cook, USCG, (no next of kin given), USS Seneca, ex-USCG revenue cutter, ocean escort, member of steaming party on torpedoed British tanker SS Wellington in Gibraltar convoy OM.99, drowned attempting to abandon ship, September 16, 1918

 

ELBERS, RUDOLPH FRANK, Quartermaster, 1st class, USNRF, (father, Fred Elbers, 505 Fourth Street, Brooklyn, N Y; enlisted New York, N, May 12, 1917), USS Cherokee, ex- Luckenbach No.2, tug (ID-458), foundered in gale about 12 miles off Fenwick Island Light Vessel, February 26, 1918

 

ELDER, EDWIN ELDON GRAHAM, Apprentice Seaman, USNRF, (father, George Elder, 34 Elderon Avenue, Lansdowne, Pa; enlisted Philadelphia, Pa, July 26, 1918), Naval Hospital, Great Lakes, Ill, influenza, September 25, 1918

 

ELDER, JOHN WALLACE, Seaman, 2nd class, (father, John W Elder, 637 St Ann's Avenue, New York, N Y; enlisted New York, N Y November 23, 1917), USS Ticonderoga, ex-German Kamilla Rickmers, freighter (ID 1958), convoy straggler due to engine trouble, sunk by gunfire and torpedo of U.152 in North Atlantic (total of 213 Naval crew and Army soldiers lost), September 30, 1918

 

ELDRID, GERALD GORDON, Apprentice Seaman, USNRF, (father, Gordon H Eldrid, Gerard Hotel, New York, N Y; enlisted Ithaca, N Y October 8, 1918), Cornell University, Ithaca, N Y, respiratory disease, October 29, 1918

 

ELDRIDGE, CHESTER OSBORNE, Seaman, (father, Ruben Eldridge, 325 Main Street, Jacksonville, Fla; enlisted New York, N Y March 28, 1917), SS Montanan, freighter, US Army chartered transport (USACT), torpedoed and sunk by U.90 west of France, drowned (total of 5 men lost), August 16, 1918

 

ELFSTROM, GUSTAVE WILLIAM WALTER, Yeoman, 1st class, (mother, Sarah C Elfstrom, 36 West Street, Hartford, Conn; enlisted Portsmouth, N H, January 9, 1915), Naval Hospital, Brooklyn, N Y, respiratory disease, September 26, 1918

 

ELKINS, LOID J, Gunner's Mates 3rd class (source - US Naval Historical Center), USS Decatur, destroyer (No.5, later DD-5), believed Asiatic Station, ammunition explosion, killed, September 9, 1915

 

ELLER, WILLIAM HERBERT, Apprentice Seaman, USNRF, (father, Friend W Eller, 1219 Fifth Street, Moundsville, W Va; enlisted Pittsburgh, Pa, July 5, 1918), Naval Hospital, Great Lakes, Ill, influenza, October 5, 1918

 

ELLINGSWORTH, DANIEL MAURICE, Shipfitter, 1st class, (mother, Agnes Ellingsworth, 315 Pool Street, Norfolk, Va; enlisted Baltimore, Md, April 14, 1917), Naval Hospital, Newport, R I, respiratory disease, October 21, 1917

 

ELLINGWOOD, HAROLD THEODORE, Apprentice Seaman, (father, Walter F Ellingwood, Buckfield, Me; enlisted Portland, Me, April 22, 1917), Naval Hospital, Newport R I, respiratory disease, May 30, 1917

 

ELLIOTT, AMASA, Fireman, 3rd class, (mother, Lillian Elliott, West Townsend, Mass; enlisted Boston, Mass, November 24, 1917), Naval Hospital, Newport, R I, respiratory disease, December 17, 1917

 

ELLIOT, RICHARD McC, Jr, Lieutenant Commander (temporary), (wife, Mrs Jean Elliot, care of J H Packard, 981 Park Avenue, New York, N Y; appointed Pennsylvania), USS Manley, destroyer (later DD-74), Executive Officer, based at Queenstown, Ireland, escorting convoy (various sources refer to her being alongside an HMS Montague and rolling into her. This should read armed merchant cruiser HMS Motagua), accidental explosion of own depth charges followed by fire, DOI, March 19, 1918

 

ELLIOTT LOSSIE FRANK, Landsman for Machinist's Mate (A), (mother, Mrs Roxie L Elliott, 107 James Street, Danville, Va; enlisted Portland, Me, January 23, 1918), Naval Air Station, Pensacola, Fla, respiratory disease, October 5, 1918

 

ELLIOTT, HOLICE CLINTON, Apprentice Seaman, (brother, Emmett Elliott, 3521 Park Avenue, Nashville, Tenn; enlisted Nashville Tenn, December 11, 1917), Naval Hospital, Norfolk, Va, respiratory disease, January 11, 1918

 

ELLIOTT, RALPH GROVER, Fireman, 3rd class, USNRF, (father, John A Elliott, R R 1, Vincennes, Ind; enlisted Indianapolis Ind, July 30, 1918), Naval Hospital, Great Lakes, Ill, influenza, September 23, 1918

 

ELLIOTT, WILLIAM WESLEY, Seaman, 2nd class, (Mrs Alice Shynider, 610 Cass Avenue, San Antonio, Tex; enlisted Houston, Tex, September 20, 1916), USS Pittsburgh, ex-Pennsylvania, armored cruiser (No.4, later CA-4), most of war in South American waters, respiratory disease, October 24, 1918

 

ELLIS, BENJAMIN JAMES, Hospital Apprentice, 2nd class, USNRF, (father, Ellsworth E Ellis, Cuzco, Ind; enlisted Indianapolis, Ind, May 31, 1918), Naval Hospital, Great Lakes, Ill, influenza, September 24, 1918

 

ELLIS, HARRY CHANDLER, Fireman, 3rd class, USNRF, (father, James Christopher Ellis, 490 Mel rose Street, Melrose, Mass; enlisted Boston, Mass, June 11, 1918), Boston, Mass, respiratory disease, October 1, 1918

 

ELLIS, JAMES BEAMORE, Ship’s Cook, 2nd class, USNRF, (uncle, James Hood Box 83, West Grove, Pa; enlisted Philadelphia, Pa, April 24, 1918), Naval Hospital, Gibraltar, respiratory disease, October 28, 1918

 

ELLIS, LELAND SEARSON, Seaman, 2nd class, (mother, Mrs D H Ellis, 1015 Bryan Street, Columbia, S C; enlisted Columbia, S C, May 13, 1917), USS Cyclops, collier (No.4), ship disappeared in western Atlantic after leaving Barbados on March 4, 1918, declared lost, June 14, 1918

 

ELLIS, WILLIAM AVERY, Fireman, 3rd class, (mother, Mallessa Ellis, Chandler, Tex; enlisted Dallas, Tex, June 3, 1917), Dallas, Tex, poisoned, June 6, 1917

 

ELWELL, GEORGE MAHLON, Fireman, 2nd class, (father, George Elwell, 197 Irving Avenue, Bridgeton, N 1; enlisted Philadelphia, Pa, July 5, 1918), Naval Hospital, Brooklyn, N Y, influenza, September 23, 1918

 

ELWELL, GOLIAH ERNEST, Seaman, 2nd class, (father, Sime Elwell, Monroe, Wash; enlisted Seattle, Wash, January 3, 1918), Naval Hospital, New York, N Y, respiratory disease, May 24, 1918

 

ELWOOD, SAMUEL WEBSTER, Chief Quartermaster, USNRF, (father, Charles O Elwood, 3 Milliken Place, Decatur Ill; enlisted New York, N Y April 12, 1917), Naval Hospital, Chelsea, Mass, influenza, September 10, 1918

 

ELY, EARNEST, Water Tender, (mother, Harriet Ely, 723 West Cumberland Avenue, Knoxville, Tenn; enlisted Washington, D C, August 11, 1915), USS Dale, destroyer (later DD-4), shark attack in Manila Bay while swimming, died two days later, May 30, 1917 (with thanks to Marine Eric P Nash)

 

ELY, GEORGE SAMUEL BERNARD, Ensign, USNRF (class 4), (son, David William George Ely, 2320 Myrtle Street, Oakland, Calif; appointed California), USS Volunteer, freighter (ID-3242), disease, October 15, 1918

 

EMBRETSON, ARTHUR BERNARD, Fireman, 3rd class, (mother, Marie Embretsou, R 2, box 28, Zimmerman, Minn; enlisted Minneapolis, Minn, May 29, 1917), USS Cyclops, collier (No.4), ship disappeared in western Atlantic after leaving Barbados on March 4, 1918, declared lost, June 14, 1918

 

EMERSON, ALBERT CECIL, Boy, 1st class, USCG, (sister, Martha E Emerson, 318 Fulton Street, Tampa, Fla), USS Tampa, ex-USCG Cutter, ocean escort, left escort of HG.107, torpedoed and sunk by UB.91 off Bristol Channel in 50.40N, 06.19W (total of 115 crew and 16 passengers lost), September 26, 1918

 

EMERSON, HAROLD RAY, Seaman, 2nd class, USNRF, (mother, Nellie J Emerson, box 48, New Boston, N H; enlisted Boston, Mass, March 6, 1918), Naval Hospital, Chelsea, Mass, influenza, September 12, 1918

 

EMERSON, JACK LORENTZ, Yeoman, 3rd class, USNRF, (mother, Olivette M Emerson, 156 Wadsworth Avenue, Ocean Park, Calif; enlisted San Francisco, Calif, August 5, 1918), San Francisco, Calif, influenza, November 1, 1918

 

EMERY, ERNEST WILLIAM, Landsman for Electrician (R), USNRF, (mother, Alice E Emery, 26 Carroll Avenue, Tacoma Park, Md; enlisted Washington, D C, June 26, 1918), Naval Hospital, Norfolk, Va, respiratory disease, September 30, 1918

 

EMMETT, ROBERT, Seaman, 2nd class, (friend, Lester Truex, 317 River Road, Edgewater N J; enlisted Philadelphia, Pa, October 12, 1917), Naval Hospital, Hampton Roads, Va, respiratory disease, January 8, 1918

 

EMMITT, CHESTER BERNARD, Fireman, 3rd class, (mother, Myrtilla Emmitt, Umpqua, Oreg; enlisted Portland, Oreg, December 4, 1917), Naval Station, Mare Island, Calif, respiratory disease, January 24, 1918

 

EMMONS, HENRY ALPHONSE, Landsman for Quartermaster (A), (mother, Elizabeth M Chabot, 84 Madison Street, Worcester Mass; enlisted Boston, Mass, January 22, 1918), Naval Hospital, Naval Base, Va, respiratory disease, October 13, 1918

 

EMORY, WILLIAM H, Rear Admiral (retired), (wife, Mrs W H Emory, 115Q Connecticut Avenue, Washington, D C; appointed 3177, District of Columbia), Newport Hospital, Newport, R I, disease, July 15, 1917

 

EMPEY, SIDNEY MCKILLOP, Apprentice Seaman, USNRF, (father, Sidney G Empey, 618 South Williams Street El Rono Okla; enlisted Oklahoma City, Okla, April 26, 1918), Naval Air Station, Pensacola, Fla, respiratory disease, October 3, 1918

 

EMPY, WESLEY ARNOLD, Hospital Apprentice, 1st class, (mother, Sarah Vandine, 1516 East Adler Street, Walla Wallu Wash; enlisted Portland, Oreg, June 1, 1917), Naval Hospital, Chelsea, Mass, influenza, September 5, 1918

 

END, GEORGE LEWIS, Seaman, 2nd class, USNRF, (father, Louis R End, 25 Hart Street Rochester, N Y; enlisted Buffalo, N Y March 19, 1918), Naval Hospital, Norfolk, Va, influenza, October 7, 1918

 

ENDEL, SOLOMON, Lieutenant Commander, (wife, Fannie M Endel, 808 Eighth Avenue, Brooklyn, N Y; appointed 7123, Louisiana), USS Mercy, ex-liner Saratoga, hospital ship (ID-1305, later AH-4), served along US East Coast, respiratory disease, October 21, 1918

 

ENGEN, GILMAN, Fireman, 1st class, (mother, Mrs Mary Engen, R R 4, Waukon Iowa; enlisted Minneapolis Minn, January 18, 1918), Kingston Avenue Hospital, Brooklyn, N Y, disease, June 11, 1918

 

ENGESSER, LOUIS WILLIAM, Seaman, 2nd class, (father, William Engesser, 11 Dysen Street, Maspeth, Long Island, N Y; enlisted Brooklyn, N Y June 4, 1917), USS Salem, scout cruiser (No.3, later CL-3), liberty boat returning from Key West, Fla to ship, capsized, missing, September 29, 1918

 

ENGLAND, FOREST WILLIAM, Seaman, 2nd class, USNRF, (mother, Matilda England, St Francisville, Ill; enlisted Indianapolis, Ind, June 18, 1918), Naval Hospital, Great Lakes, Ill, influenza, September 29, 1918

 

ENGLEDOW, ALFRED JOHN, Ship’s Cook, 1st class, USNRF, (wife, Annie J Engledow, 47 Hammond Street, suite 3, Boston, Mass; enlisted Boston, Mass, April 6, 1917), Naval Hospital, New York, N Y, respiratory disease, October 18, 1917

 

ENGLERT, HOWARD KASPER, Seaman, 2nd class, (father, George Englert, 452 Shiller Street, Elizabeth, N J; enlisted Newark, N J, July 13, 1916), Naval Hospital, Norfolk, Va, disease, July 7, 1917

 

ENGSTROM, CARL GUSTAF, Ship’s Cook, 4th class, USNRF, (mother, Emma Engstrom, Norra Unnaryd, Sweden; enlisted New Haven, Conn, May 28, 1918), at home, respiratory disease, October 8, 1918

 

ENOCHSON, VICTOR HUGO, Landsman for Machinist's Mate (A), USNRF, (father, Holver Enochson, Schuyler, Nebr; enlisted Omaha, Nebr, July 11, 1918), Naval Hospital, Great Lakes, Ill, influenza, October 2, 1918

 

ENOS, GEORGE JOSEPH, Apprentice Seaman, USNRF, (mother, Maggie Enos, Brownsville, Minn; enlisted Milwaukee, Wis, August 1, 1918), Naval Hospital, Great Lakes, Ill, influenza, September 25, 1918

 

ENOS, JOSEPH VICTOR, Musician, 1st class, (wife, Bertha Enos, 55 Eastern Avenue, New London, Conn; enlisted New London, Conn, February 9, 1918), at home, respiratory disease, October 5, 1918

 

ENRIGHT, THOMAS JOSEPH, Seaman, 2nd class, USNRF, (mother, Hannah Enright, 117 Varick Street, New York, N Y; enlisted New York, N Y December 11, 1917), Sydney, N S, drowned, November 11, 1918

 

ENSOR, RICHARD MORRIS, Seaman, 2nd class, USNRF, (mother, Carrie E Ensor, 801 Woodley Street, Baltimore, Md; enlisted Baltimore, Md ', May 5, 1917), USS Itasca Estelle (not identified, possibly motor boat Itasca (SP-810), hospital boat at Norfolk, Va), drowned, September 22, 1917

 

ENTROP, FRANK JOSEPH, Landsman for Electrician (R), USNRF, (mother, Margaret E Entrop, 11103 Superior Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio; enlisted Great Lakes, Ill, December 4, 1917), Naval Hospital, Chelsea, Mass, influenza, September 30, 1918

 

ENTY, EMERSON TOBIAS, Mess Attendant, 3rd class, USNRF, (mother, May E Enty, Kittanning, Pa; enlisted Philadelphia, Pa, May 18, 1918), Naval Hospital, Philadelphia, Pa, influenza, October 12, 1918

 

EOPOLUCCI, JOHN ISADORE, Boatswain's Mate, 1st class, (mother, Annie M Eopolucci, 649 L Street SE, Washington, D C; enlisted Rosebank, N Y May 7, 1915), SS Aztec, freighter, member of Armed Guard, ship torpedoed and sunk by U.46 approx. 25 miles off Ushant, NW France (total of 28 crew lost). First USN enlisted man to lose his life in the World War., April 1, 1917

 

EPPEHIMER, WALTER HERBERT, Chief Machinist's Mate, USNRF, (wife, Mary M Eppehimer, 250 Adelphi Street, Brooklyn, N Y; enlisted Philadelphia, Pa, July 29, 1918), Philadelphia, Pa, respiratory disease, October 19, 1918

 

EPPERSON, IVAN HOLLIS, Seaman, 2nd class, (father, William O Epperson, Macon, Mo; enlisted St Louis, Mo, December 5, 1917), USS George Washington, ex-German liner, troop transport (ID-3018), respiratory disease, October 11, 1918

 

EPRIGHT, HOWARD KULP, Seaman, 2nd class, USNRF, (mother, Louise S Epright, 45 North Main Street, Spring City, Pa; enlisted Philadelphia, Pa, May 6, 1918), Naval Hospital, League Island, Pa, influenza, September 25, 1918

 

ERB, WASHINGTON, Ordinary Seaman, USCG, (mother, Mrs Mary E Erb, R F D No 3, Phoenixville, Penn), USCG, New York Division, at Marine Hospital, Stapleton, N Y, respiratory disease, October 18, 1918

 

ERBE, CHARLES AMIAL, Baker, 2nd class, (father, John Erbe, 317 Orwigsburg Street, Tamaqua, Pa; enlisted Philadelphia, Pa -, June 1, 1918), USS Ohioan, freighter (ID-3280), influenza, November 10, 1918

 

ERDMAN, JOHN EDWIN, Apprentice Seaman, USNRF, (father, J W Erdman, 2036 East Thirtieth Street, Baltimore, Md; enlisted Philadelphia, Pa, April 13, 1917), Naval Hospital, Philadelphia, Pa, respiratory disease, May 6, 1917

 

ERIKSSON, ERIK ALBIN, Ensign, USNRF (class 3), (wife, Christine Eriksson, Cornwall-on-Hudson, N Y or, care of Dr Pack, 901 Fifty-seventh Street, Brooklyn, N Y; appointed Massachusetts), Marine Hospital, Stapleton, Staten Island, respiratory disease, October 14, 1918

 

ERLANDSEN, HAROLD, Apprentice Seaman, USNRF, (mother, Serena Erlandsen, 1476 St Lawrence Avenue, New York, N Y; enlisted Pelham Bay Park, N Y July 24, 1918), Naval Hospital, Pelham Bay Park, N Y, respiratory disease, October 11, 1918

 

ERLANDSON, RANDOLPH O Machinist's Mate, 2nd class, USNRF, (mother, Amanda Erlandson, R F D 52, South Dartmouth, Mass; enlisted Newport, R I, May 12, 1917), Naval Hospital, Newport, R I, respiratory disease, June 16, 1917

 

ERLBECK, LEO JOSEPH, Apprentice Seaman, (aunt, Mary McDermott, 1139 Valley Street, Baltimore, Md; enlisted Baltimore, Md, July 19, 1918), Naval Hospital, Naval Base, Va, respiratory disease, October 8, 1918

 

ERNA, COENELIO, Native Seaman, 2nd class, (wife, Paz Antonio, 62 P Zamore, Cavite, PI; enlisted Cavite, I' I, August 24, 1917), Naval Hospital, Canacao, PI, disease, February 9, 1918

 

ERRETT, JACOB DAVIDSON, Landsman for Machinist's Mate (A), USNRF, (father, David Errett, Madison Pa; enlisted Pittsburgh, Pa, June 4, 1918), Naval Hospital, Gulfport, Miss, respiratory disease, October 21, 1918

 

ERWIN, JOHN HAMILTON, Apprentice Seaman, USNRF, (mother, Dallas Cynthia Erwin, 3947 Wall Street Los Angeles, Calif; enlisted Los Angeles Calif, October 11, 1918), Elysian Hospital, Los Angeles, Calif, respiratory disease, October 25, 1918

 

ESCAVAGE, GEORGE HARRY, Seaman, 2nd class, (father, Geofil Escavage, 58 Rejtan Street, Buffalo, N Y; enlisted Buffalo N Y January 23, 1917), USS Solace, hospital ship (later AH-2), disease, August 31, 1917

 

ESCOFFIER JOHN, Fireman, 3rd class, (mother, Alice Escoffier, 515 Highpoint Avenue West Hoboken N J; enlisted Newark N J, January 7, 1918), USS Salem, scout cruiser (No.3, later CL-3), liberty boat returning from Key West, Fla to ship, capsized, missing, September 29, 1918

 

ESTAND TONY RICHARD, Seaman, 2nd class, USNRF, (mother, Emiline Estand, 433 Sherburn Avenue, St Paul Minn; enlisted Minneapolis, Minn, July 11, 1918), Naval Hospital, Great Lakes, Ill, influenza, October 8, 1918

 

ESTEP, JAMES VASCO, Seaman, 2nd class, (father, John Estep, Anna Tex; enlisted Dallas, Tex, December 6, 1917), Naval Training Station, Great Lakes, Ill, respiratory disease, March 1, 1918

 

ESTES, JAMES BROWN, Ship’s Cook, 2nd class, (mother, Drucie B Estes, Hartwell, Ga; enlisted Atlanta, Ga, December 31, 1915), USS Westover, freighter (ID-2867), torpedoed and sunk by U.92 west of France, July 11, 1918

 

ESTES, LEROY CHARLES, Seaman, 2nd class, USNRF, (father, George Estes, 97 Bogman Street, Providence, R I; enlisted Providence, R I, May 7, 1917), Naval Hospital, New York, N Y, disease, October 24, 1917

 

ESTES, MAURICE WALDO, Seaman, 2nd class, USNRF, (father, Eugene E Estes, 322 East Foster Street, Melrose, Mass; enlisted Boston, Mass, June 1, 1918), Boston, Mass, respiratory disease, September 8, 1918

 

ESTES, SIMON ALTON, Landsman for Electrician (R), (father, Alton Estes, box 1, Sidnaw, Mich; enlisted Ishpeming, Mich, January 3, 1918), Naval Hospital, Chelsea, Mass, influenza, September 27, 1918

 

ESTILL, LEONIDAS ROBERT, Boatswain's Mate, 2nd class, (mother, Mary A Estill, Electria, Tex; enlisted Houston, Tex, July 14, 1917), Naval Air Station, Miami, Fla, respiratory disease, October 7, 1918

 

ESTRIDGE, JAMES HENRY, Apprentice Seaman, (mother, Jane Estridge, Ashland City, Tenn; enlisted Nashville, Tenn, December 10, 1917), Naval Hospital, Norfolk, Va, respiratory disease, January 5, 1918

 

ESTY, CHARLES GLENN, Coxswain, USNRF (not in active Service), (father, Sherman Esty, Belleville, N Y; enlisted Newport, R I, April 20, 1917), Cornell University Infirmary, Ithaca, N Y, respiratory disease, October 20, 1918

 

ETTCHISON, ORVILLE GLENN, Seaman, 2nd class, USNRF, (father, Steve A Eytchison, Onaga, Kans; enlisted Kansas City, Mo, May 28, 1918), Naval Hospital, Great Lakes, Ill, influenza, September 29, 1918

 

ETTER, JACK HARRELL apprentice Seaman USNRF, (father, J R Etter, 614 North J Street, Fort Smith, Ark; enlisted Little Rock, Ark, June 1, 1918), Naval Hospital, Naval Base, Va, respiratory disease, October 6, 1918

 

ETZOLD, ERNEST WALTER, Fireman, 2nd class, USNRF, (father, Ernest W Etzold, 171 East Ninety-1st Street, New York, N Y; enlisted New York, N Y April 11, 1917), USS Buena Ventura or Buenaventura, freighter (ID-1335), in convoy OV.31, torpedoed and sunk by UB.129 or U.46 (sources vary) west of France, September 16, 1918

 

EUSTICE, RAYMOND GEORGE, Plumber and Fitter, USNRF, (mother, Elizabeth Eustice, 3412 San Pablo Avenue, Oakland, Calif; enlisted San Francisco, Calif, May 1, 1918), Naval Station, Mare Island, Calif, influenza, October 21, 1918

 

EVANS, CHAPLIN E, Lieutenant, (mother, Mrs Louis G Evans, 322 South St Asaph Street, Alexandria, Va; appointed Virginia), at home of S H Hamilton, 510 Park Place, Bridgeport, Conn, influenza, September 30, 1918

 

EVANS, CHARLES HART, Machinist's Mate, 2nd class, USNRF, (father, John Fred Evans, 33 Colgate Street, Rochester, N Y; enlisted Boston, Mass, April 16, 1917), Naval Hospital, Chelsea, Mass, collision, killed, June 18, 1917

 

EVANS, CLARENCE SINGLES, Machinist's Mate, 2nd class, USNRF, (father, John K Evans, M D, Malvern, Pa; enlisted Philadelphia, Pa, May 10, 1917), USS SC-209, submarine chaser, mistaken for U-boat, sunk by gunfire of Coast Guard-crewed transport USS Felix Taussig (ID 2282) south of Long Island, N Y, August 29, 1918

 

EVANS, FLOYD, Fireman, 3rd class, (wife, Lillie L Evans, Salem, Ohio; enlisted Pittsburgh, Pa, November 19, 1917), Naval Hospital, Norfolk, Va, respiratory disease, January 4, 1918

 

EVANS, GEORGE B, Jr, Ensign, USNRF (class 5), (mother, Mrs Lucy M Evans, 223 Thirty-4th Street Philadelphia, Pa; appointed Pennsylvania), Miami, Fla, seaplane accident, May 31, 1918

 

EVANS, GEORGE NEWTON, Seaman, 2nd class, (sister, Mrs Eula Thummond, Bertram, Tex; enlisted Houston, Tex, April 30, 1917), Naval Hospital, Chelsea, Mass, respiratory disease, February 15, 1918

 

EVANS, GEORGE STOKER, Seaman, 2nd class, (father, Albert J Evans, 337 Forty-1st Avenue Meridian, Miss; enlisted Jackson, Miss, March 31, 1917), Naval Hospital, Norfolk, Va, disease, December 12, 1917

 

EVANS, GOMER JENKINS, Machinist's Mate, 2nd class, (father, Reese J Evans, 65 Seneca Street, Pittsburgh, Pa; enlisted Pittsburgh, Pa, December 10, 1917), USS Solace, hospital ship (later AH-2), disease, January 23, 1918

 

EVANS, HERRICK LEOPOLD, Boy, 1st class, USCG, (stepmother, Mrs Isabelle Major, 722 Windsor Lane, Key West, Fla), USS Tampa, ex-USCG Cutter, ocean escort, left escort of HG.107, torpedoed and sunk by UB.91 off Bristol Channel in 50.40N, 06.19W (total of 115 crew and 16 passengers lost), September 26, 1918

 

EVANS, HUDSON CLAY, Apprentice Seaman, (mother, Fannie E Evans, box 27, Butto, Tex; enlisted Houston, Tex, August 7, 1918), Navy Yard, Mare Island, Calif, influenza, October 13, 1918

 

EVANS, IRVINE LIONEL, Yeoman, 2nd class, USNRF, (mother, Mary Evans, Stockton, Ill; enlisted Boston, Mass, May 2, 1918), Naval Hospital, Chelsea, Mass, influenza, September 16, 1918

 

EVANS, JOEL L, Apprentice Seaman, (mother, Nettie V Evans, Vernon, Fla; enlisted Montgomery, Ala, December 12, 1917), Naval Hospital, Norfolk, Va, disease, January 12, 1918

 

EVANS, LUTHER MARION, Apprentice Seaman, USNRF, (father, Ulysses Grant Evans, R F D 1, Conneaut, Ohio; enlisted Buffalo, N Y July 29, 1918), Naval Hospital, Great Lakes, III, influenza, September 22, 1918

 

EVANS, OSCAR LLOYD, Seaman, 2nd class, (mother, May Relker, 2123 D Summit Street, Kansas City, Mo; enlisted Kansas City, Mo, March 26, 1917), Naval Hospital, Norfolk, Va, disease, May 14, 1917

 

EVANS, OTTO HARRISON, Carpenter's Mate, 1st class, (father, R J Evans, 1504 Carolina Avenue, Springfield, Ill; enlisted Galveston, Tex, February 12, 1914), USS Cyclops, collier (No.4), (DANFS - on passage), ship disappeared in western Atlantic after leaving Barbados on March 4, 1918, declared lost, June 14, 1918

 

EVANS, THOMAS ALVA, Fireman, 3rd class, (mother, Louisa Evans, route 2, Hillsboro, Tenn; enlisted Nashville, Tenn, December 14, 1917), Naval Hospital, Norfolk, Va, respiratory disease, January 17, 1918

 

EVANS, WILBERN LAMBERT, Fireman, 3rd class, (father, Benjamin F Evans, Vernon, Fla; enlisted Montgomery, Ala, April 22, 1917), Naval Hospital, Norfolk, Va, disease, June 6, 1917

 

EVANS, WILLIAM RAY, Apprentice Seaman, USNRF, (father, Elie W Evans, route 2, Black, Ala; enlisted Birmingham, Ala, August 5, 1918), Naval Hospital, New Orleans, La, disease, October 20, 1918

 

EVERETT, JOHN THOMAS, Seaman, 2nd class, USNRF, (wife, Margaret Everett, 6 Lexington Street, Charlestown, Mass; enlisted Boston, Mass, May 1, 1918), Submarine Base, New London, Conn, respiratory disease, October 13, 1918

 

EVERTS, ALONZO JULIUS, Engineman, 2nd class, (mother, Sanna E Times, 3047 West Seventieth Street, Seattle, Wash; enlisted Des Moines, Iowa, May 8, 1917), USS Hancock, transport (later AP-3), respiratory disease, November 8, 1918

 

EWALD, MICHAEL, Gunner's Mate, 1st class, (niece, Elizabeth Anderson, 434 Madison Street, Portsmouth, Va; enlisted Norfolk, Va, May 18, 1917), Naval Hospital, Norfolk, Va, disease, July 15, 1917

 

EWART, JOSEPH SHARP, Machinist's Mate, 1st class, (father, William L Ewart, 54 2nd Street, Newport, R I; enlisted Newport, R I, February 4, 1915), USS Chauncey, destroyer (No.3), escorting convoy, rammed and sunk by British SS Rose around 110 miles west of Gibraltar, November 19, 1917

 

EWELL, EULAS, Seaman, 2nd class, USNRF, (father, William H Ewell, Mappsville, Va; enlisted Norfolk, Va, November 30, 1917), Naval Hospital, Norfolk, Va, disease, February 12, 1918

 

EWING, WILLIAM VANCE, Warrant Officer's Steward, USNRF, (friend, Rosella Rumley, Litchford Hotel, Columbus, Ohio; enlisted Cleveland, Ohio, July 19, 1918), Naval Hospital, Norfolk, Va, respiratory disease, October 1, 1918

 

EZELL, EARL PRATT, Seaman, 2nd class, (mother, Mrs John C Ezell, Ward, Ala ; enlisted Oklahoma City, Okla,, April 29, 1917), Naval Hospital, Great Lakes, Ill,, disease, August 12, 1917

 

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