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World War I - Naval Casualties

Beanlac, Leon John, seaman, second class, United States Naval Reserve Force. Enlisted: Buffalo, N. Y., July 5, 1918. Died: Naval hospital, Great Lakes, Ill., September 20, 1918. Cause: Influenza. Next of kin: Father, Paul Beanlac, 252 Payne Avenue, North Tonawanda, N. Y. [page 102]

Claude, Elmer Samuel, seaman, second class, United States Naval Reserve Force. Enlisted: Buffalo, N. Y., June 4, 1918. Died: Naval air station, Eastleigh, England, October 8, 1918. Cause: Pneumonia, lobar. Next of kin: Father, Christopher Claude, 24 Park Place, Lockport, N. Y. [page 182]

Fuery, Leo Michael, fireman, third class, United States Naval Reserve Force. Enlisted: Buffalo, N. Y., May 9, 1918. Died: U. S. S. Mercy, October 7, 1918. Cause: Broncho-pneumonia. Next of kin: Father, Thomas Fuery, Middleport, N. Y. [page 291]

MacVittie, Carl Douglass, quartermaster, third class. United States Naval Reserve Force. Enlisted: Niagara Fall, N. Y., February 19, 1917. Died: U. S. S. Von Steuben, September 6, 1928. Cause: Lost overboard. Next of kin: Mother, Clara MacVittie, 63 Duane Avenue, La Salle, N. Y. [page 499]

McWhirk, Warren Ellsworth, lieutenant, Reserve Force (class 2). Died: United States Naval Hospital, Pelham Bay Park, N. Y. Date: October 19, 1918. Cause: Disease (pneumonia). Next of kin: Helen Veronica McWhirk (wife), 556 Seventh Street, Niagara Falls, N. Y. Appointed from New York. [page 37]

Nolan, James Albert, gunner's mate, third class, United States Naval Reserve Force. Enrolled: Detroit, Mich., January 8, 1917. Died: U. S. S. Wainwright, August 8, 1917. Cause: Lobar pneumonia. Next of kin: Aunt, Mrs. Fred Saunders, 302 Pine Avenue, Niagara Falls, N. Y. [page 560]

Pfahlert, Carl Arthur, seaman, second class, United States Naval Reserve Force. Enrolled: Buffalo, N. Y., May 24, 1918. Died: Naval hospital, Chelsea, Mass., September 20, 1918. Cause: Influenza. Next of kin: Father, C. C. Roberts, 34 Chestnut Street, Lockport, N. Y. [page 591]

Stern, Roy William, seaman, second class, United States Naval Reserve Force. Enrolled: Buffalo, N. Y., August 6, 1917. Died: Naval hospital. Norfolk, Va., April 6, 1918. Cause: Pleurisy, suppurative. Next of kin: Mother, Anna Stern, R. F. D. No. 36, Middleport, N. Y. [page 702]

Worrall, Benjamin Ward J., lieutenant (junior grade) (Medical Corps), United States Naval Reserve Force. Died: Automobile accident, occurred between Tonawanda and Niagara. Date: September 15, 1917. Cause: Accident. Next of kin: Mrs. Delia Worrall (mother), 1002 Linwood Boulevard, Kansas City, Mo. Appointed from Missouri. [page 61]


Extracted 22 Jul 2020 by Norma Hass from Officers and Enlisted Men of the United States Navy, who lost their lives during the World War, from April 6, 1917, to November 11, 1918, published in 1920 by United States Bureau of Naval Personnel.


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