Officers of the US Navy ~ Surname C
Lost Lives During the World War ~ April 6, 1917 ~ November 11, 1918

Cain, John J., ensign, United States Naval Reserve Force.
Died: On U. S. S. Cyclops (when reported missing).
Date: June 14, 1918.
Cause : Accident.
Next of kin: Mrs. Ellen Purcell, (sister), Fairview, Colo.
Appointed from Colorado.

Caldwell,- Ralph Dillingham, ensign, United States Naval Reserve Force,(class 3).
Died: U. S. S. Westover (torpedoed).
Date: July 11, 1918.
Cause : Enemy action.
Next of kin: Lena S. Caldwell (mother), 20 Runnels Street, Woodfords, Me.
Appointed from Maine.

Calhoun, Charles Raymond, lieutenant commander United States Naval Reserve Force (class 3).
Died: At base hospital, No. 101, France.
Date: October 21, 1918.
Cause: Accident.
Next of kin: Lucy Brewer Calhoun (wife), 1412 East Columbia Avenue, Philadelphia, Pa.
Appointed from Pennsylvania.

Canning, Austin Peter, lieutenant United States Naval Reserve Force (class 4).
Died: Navy Base Hospital No. 5.
Date: September 27, 1918.
Cause: Disease (pneumonia).
Next of kin: Catherine Theresa Canning (wife), 34 Fourth Place, Brooklyn, N. Y.
Appointed from New York.

Carpenter. Howard C, ensign, United States Naval Reserve Force (class 4).
Died: Naval Hospital, Pittsburgh, Pa.
Date : May 28, 1918.
Cause: Disease (spinal meningitis).
Next of kin : Mrs. and Mr. John W. Carpenter (parents), Wheeling, W. Va. (Hotel Windsor).
Appointed from Pennsylvania.

Carriger, Harry John, ensign, United States Naval Reserve Force (class 3).
Died : Mare Island, Calif.
Date : October 13, 1918.
Cause: Disease (lobar pneumonia).
Next of kin: Mollie Elizabeth Carriger (mother), Minaid, Tex.
Appointed from Texas.

Carroll, Michael James, lieutenant (junior grade), Reserve Force (MedicalCorps) (class 4).
Died : Naval Hospital, Newport, R. I.
Date : September 29, 1918.
Cause: Disease (pneumonia, lobar).
Next of kin: Mary W. Carroll (sister), Maine Street, Lenox, Mass.
Appointed from Massachusetts.

Caskey, Gardner Lennon, commander, United States Navy.
Died : Garison Hospital, Berehaven, Ireland.
Date : November 2, 1918.
Cause: Disease (pneumonia, broncho).
Next of kin: Henrietta H. Caskey (wife), Orangeburg, S. C.
Appointed from Michigan.

Catchpole, Harry G., ensign, United States Naval Reserve Force.
Died : Near Five Fathom Lightship, Cape May, N. J.
Date : September 14, 1918.
Cause: Accident (seaplane).
Next of kin: Anna Mary Catchpole (mother), 1674 Amherst Street, Buffalo, N. Y.
Appointed from New York.

Cate, Lawrence Hill, ensign, United States Naval Reserve Force (class 5).
Died : At Naval Station, Pensacola, Fla.
Date : October 9, 1918.
Cause: Disease (pneumonia, lobar).
Next of kin: Frederick Cate (mother), Weymouth, Mass.
Appointed from Massachusetts.

Chase, Volney O., captain, United States Navy.
Died : At Washington, D. C.
Date : June 25, 1917.
Cause: Disease (syncope at angina pectoris).
Next of kin: Susan B. Chase (wife), 1856 Mintwood Place NW., Washington, D. C.
Appointed from Louisiana.

Cheney, Richard H., chief gunner (retired), United States Navy.
Died : At Naval Hospital, Philadelphia, Pa.
Date : May 19, 1917.
Cause: Disease (arterial sclerosis, general).
Next of kin : Alice Cheney ( mother ), 59 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, Pa.
Appointed from Pennsylvania.

Childs, Earl W. F., lieutenant, United States Navy.
Died : While serving with British Navy.
Date: (About) March 7, 1918.
Cause: Accident (drowned).
Next of kin: Margaret F. Childs (mother), 125 West Market Street, Lewistown, Pa.;
Gertrude Boucher Childs (wife), 1144 Eighty-fourth Street,

Brooklyn, N. Y.
Appointed from Pennsylvania.

Chisholm, George Alexander, lieutenant (junior grade), United States Naval
Reserve Force.
Died : On U. S. S. Los Angeles.
Date : September 29, 1918.
Cause: Disease (pneumonia).
Next of kin: Lillian Chisholm (sister), 25 Highland Avenue, Newtonville, Mass.
Appointed from Massachusetts.

Christiansen, Rushmer C, lieutenant, Medical Corps, United States Navy.
Died : At Mare Island, Calif.
Date : October 18, 1918.
Cause: Disease (influenza).
Next of kin: Ruth L. Christiansen (wife), 1646 Walnut Street, Berkeley, Calif.
Appointed from California.

Clark, Robert F., ensign, United States Naval Reserve Force.
Died : Brest, France.
Date: August 21, 1918.
Cause: Accident (seaplane).
Next of kin : Robert J. Clark (father), 94 Village Street, Dedham, Mass.
Appointed from Massachusetts.

Clarke, Charles F., lieutenant, United States Naval Reserve Force (class 4).
Died : Naval Hospital, Chelsea, Mass.
Date : August 16, 1917.
Cause: Disease (nephritis, chronic, parenchymatous).
Next of kin: Mary E: Clarke (wife), Calais, Me.
Appointed from Maine.

Clements, James Renville, ensign, Reserve Force (class 5).
Died: At Red Cross Military Hospital, No. 1, France (Paris).
Date : October 8, 1918.
Cause: Disease (pneumonia).
Next of kin : William L. Clements (father), Industrial Works, Bay City, Mich.
Appointed from Michigan.

Clephane, Alan O., lieutenant (junior grade), Reserve Force (class 4).
Died: At home (address below).
Date: January 13, 1918.
Cause: Disease (pleurisy).
Next of kin: Mrs. Alan O. Clephane (wife). 1869 Mintwood Place NW.,
Washington, D. C.
Appointed from District of Columbia.

Comly, Samuel P., rear admiral (retired), United States Navy.
Died : At Woodbury, N. J.
Date : April 10, 1918.
Cause: Disease (carcinoma of stomach).
Next of kin: Hannah L. Comly (wife), 237 Poplar Avenue, Woodbury, N. J.
Appointed from New Jersey.

Conradi, John P., ensign, United States Navy.
Died : Naval Hospital, New York, N. Y.
Date : March 20, 1918.
Cause: Disease (lobar pneumonia).
Next of kin: J. P. Conradi (wife), 88 Clinton Avenue, Brooklyn, N. Y.
Appointed from New York.

Cook, Norman Small, lieutenant (junior grade), Reserve Force.
Died: At Base 19, Lerient, France. (Commanding Douglas.)
Date : August 4, 1918.
Cause: Disease (myocarditis, chronic).
Next of kin: Jennie W. Cook (wife), Provincetown, Mass.
Appointed from Massachusetts.

Cooke, Robert P., assistant paymaster, Reserve Force (class 2).
Died : Naval Hospital, Norfolk, Va.
Date : February 26, 1918.
Cause: Disease (myelitis, disseminated).
Next of kin: Emma Cooke (mother), 4 Cumberland Apartment, Johnson City, Tenn.
Appointed from Tennessee.

Cortright, Wm, Abram, jr., ensign, Reserve Force.
Died : At Base Hospital No. 4, Queenstown, Ireland.
Date : October 31, 1918.
Cause: Disease (broncho-pneumonia).
Next of kin: W. A. Cortright (father), Warren Street, Beverly, N. J.
Appointed from New Jersey.

Courtenay, Gordon Trevor, lieutenant (junior grade) (Medical Corps), Reserve Force (class 4).
Died : Willard Park Hospital, New York.
Date: September 23, 1918.
Cause: Disease (pneumonia).
Next of kin: Margery Courtenay (wife), 4027 Ibis Street, San Diego, Calif.
Appointed from California.

Cox, Leslie Hutchinson, ensign (Supply Corps), Reserve Force (class 4).
Died : At United States Naval Hospital, Washington, D. C.
Date: October 4, 1918.
Cause: Disease (influenza).
Next of kin: Annie Hutchinson Cox (mother), Bordentown, N. J.
Appointed from New Jersey.

Crailie, Charles Cabanne, ensign,, Reserve Force (class 5).
Died : At Naval Base, Norfolk, Va.
Date: May 17, 1918.
Cause: Accident (aeroplane).
Next of kin: Lillian P. Kroeble (mother), 3115 Greenwood Road, Brooklyn, N. Y.
Appointed from Rhode Island.

Crank, Robert Kyle, captain, United States Navy.
Died : Philadelphia, Pa.
Date : January 17, 1918.
Cause: Disease (hemorrhage into cerebrum).
Next of kin : James M. Crank (brother J, 58 West Fifty-eighth Street, New
York, N. Y.
Appointed from Texas.

Crawley, William Wilson, gunner, United States Navy.
Died : North River.
Date: June 23, 1918.
Cause: Accident (drowned while bathing).
Next of kin: Belle G. Vickers (mother), R. F. D. 1, Ardmore, Tenn.
Appointed from Tennessee.

Cresap, James McDowell, lieutenant commander, United States Navy.
Died : Naval Hospital, Annapolis, Md.
Date : October 25, 1918.
Cause: Disease (pneumonia).
Next of kin : Claiborne F. Cresap (wife), 98 College Avenue, Annapolis, Md.
Appointed from Maryland.

Crimmins, Joseph Aloysius, machinist (retired), United States Navy.
Died : Laurel Avenue, River Edge, N. J.
Date: July 29, 1918.
Cause: Disease (Tuberculosis, chronic pulmonary).
Next of kin: Mary Roberta Crimmins (wife), Laurel Avenue, River Edge, N. J.
Appointed from New Jersey.

Crosscup, Woldeman E., ensign, Reserve Force (class 5).
Died : At Montchie, Lacanau, France.
Date : July 7, 1918.
Cause: Accident (seaplane).
Next of kin: Louis E. Crosscup (father), 167 Warren Avenue, Wollaston, Mass.
Appointed from Massachusetts.

Cruse. John Roger, lieutenant. United States Navy.
Died : Naval Hospital, Fort Lyon, Colo.
Date : November 4, 1918.
Cause: Disease (tuberculosis, abdominal).
Next of kin: Mabel Esther Cruse (wife), 1313 Kentucky Avenue, Sedalia, Mo.
Appointed from Missouri.

Cunningham, Bertram Leo, lieutenant (junior grade) Reserve Force (Medical Corps).
Died : At home.
Date : October 22, 1918.
Cause: Disease (broncho-pneumonia).
Next of kin: B. L. Cunningham (wife), 562 West One hundred and sixty-fourth
Street, New York.
Appointed from New York.

Currie, Orman A., machinist (retired) United States Navy.
Died : At Mare Island, Calif.
Date : March 30, 1918.
Cause: Accident (fracture of left femur).
Next of kin: Matilda Guinivan (sister), 23 Lovett Street, Beverly, Mass.
Appointed from Massachusetts.

Cutler, Stuart Sloane, ensign, United States Navy.
Died : New York, N. Y.
Date: October 10, 1918.
Cause: Disease (influenza).
Next of kin: Mary Juliana Cutler (wife), 1048 Fifty-seventh Street,
Brooklyn, N. Y.
Appointed from New York.

Source: 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, Washington Government Printing Office, 1920.

 

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