Officers of the US Navy ~ Surname W ~ Officers and Enlisted Men of the United States Navy Lost Lives During the World War ~ April 6, 1917 ~ November 11, 1918

Walker, Guy Adle, ensign, United States Navy.
Died: Bay Shore, Long Island.
Date: October 19, 1918.
Cause: Disease (lobar pneumonia).
Next of kin: Mrs. Ella Walker (wife), Otego, N. Y.
Appointed from Ohio.

Ward, Aaron, rear admiral (retired), United States Navy.
Died: At home.
Date: July 5, 1918.
Cause: Disease (uremia)
Next of kin: Annie Willis Ward (wife), Roslyn, Long Island, N. Y.
Appointed from Pennsylvania.

Ward, Walter L., carpenter. United States Naval Reserve Force (class 4).
Died: Rochester, N. Y.
Date: October 6, 1918.
Cause: Disease (general peritonitis).
Next of kin: Mrs. Sylvania Haskins Ward (mother), 1088 Broad Street, Newark, N. J.
Appointed from New Jersey.

Warford, Lewis Sylvester, chief carpenter (retired), United States Navy.
Died: San Francisco, Calif.
Date: May 13, 1917.
Cause: Disease (diabetes mellitus).
Next of kin: Mrs. Rose Warford (wife), 1210 Benton Street, Alameda, Calif.
Appointed from California.

Warner, Douglas Holmes, lieutenant (junior grade) (Medical Corps), United States Naval Reserve Force (class 4).
Died: Naval hospital. Puget Sound, Wash.
Date: October 8, 1918.
Cause: Disease (influenza).
Next of kin: Estelle F. Warner (wife), 746 Second Street, Bremerton, Wash.
Appointed from Oregon.

Weaver, Robert Harrison, ensign, United States Navy.
Died: Naval hospital, Norfolk, Va.
Date: February 2, 1918. 4f.
Cause: Disease (tuberculosis).
Next of kin: Elizabeth Weaver (mother), Glen Rock, York County, Pa.
Appointed from Pennsylvania.

Wedderburn, Charles F., lieutenant (junior grade), United States Navy.
Died: U. S. S. Chauncey (rammed by British Rose of Glascow).
Date: November 19, 1917.
Cause: Accident.
Next of kin: Mrs. Gertrude F. Wedderburn (mother), 2034 Twentieth Street NW., Washington, D. C.
Appointed from Maryland.

Weed, Walker Ten Eyck, ensign, United States Naval Reserve Force.
Died: Cape May, N. J.
Date: February 27, 1918.
Cause: Accident (aeroplane burns).
Next of kin: Mr. Nathan H. Weed (father), 21 Upper Mount Avenue, Mountclair, N. J.

Wells, Benjamin W., Jr., commander (retired), United States Navy.
Died: Washington, D. C.
Date: June 11, 1917.
Cause: Disease (angina-pectoris).
Next of kin: Mrs. Julia L. Wells (wife), Westmoreland, Washington, D. C.
Appointed from Illinois.

Wells, Nicholas Rundlett, ensign, United States Naval Reserve Force (class 3).
Died: On board the U. S. A. C. T. Ticonderoga (torpedoed).
Date: September 30, 1918.
Cause: Enemy action.
Next of kin: Frank B. Wells (father), Christmas Cove, Me.
Appointed from Maine.

Werner, George, ensign, United States Naval Reserve Force (class 4).
Died: At Army Base Hospital No. 34.
Date: October 28, 1918.
Cause: Disease (pneumonia).
Next of kin: Mrs. Sofia Werner (mother), Orin, Sweden.
Appointed from New York.

West, John Thomas, machinist (retired), United States Navy.
Died: Norfolk, Va.
Date: June 14, 1917.
Cause: Disease (nephritis, chronic).
Next of kin: Mrs. Mary M. West (wife), 14 Handy Avenue, Norfolk, Va.
Appointed from Virginia.

Wetmore, Orville Chase, ensign, United States Naval Reserve Force (class 4-3).
Died: Home, 5027 Drexel Boulevard, Chicago, Ill.
Date: October 10, 1918.
Cause: Disease (broncho-pneumonia).
Next of kin: Mrs. Berenice Dorothy Wetmore (wife), 5027 Drexel Boulevard, Chicago, Ill.
Appointed from Illinois.

White, John Michael, ensign, United States Naval Reserve Force (class 4-3).
Died: Attached to U. S. S. Sudbury.
Date: September 29, 1918.
Cause: Disease (lobar pneumonia).
Next of kin: Margaret White (mother), 119 Broad Street, Port Huron, Mich.
Appointed from Michigan.

Whiteside, Lindsay C, assistant surgeon, United States Navy.
Died: On U. S. S. President Lincoln when torpedoed.
Date: May 31, 1918.
Cause: Enemy action.
Next of kin: Mrs. Mary Whiteside (wife), Lehighton, Pa.. R. F. D. 1.
Appointed from Pennsylvania.

Whitelock, Myron Knapp, ensign, United States Naval Reserve Force (class 3).
Died: On board, U. S. S. Bridge, at Base 2.
Date: October 22. 1918.
Cause: Disease (pneumonia, lobar).
Next of kin: Mrs. Perry C. Shaffer (mother), 47 Monroe Avenue, Brookport, N. Y.
Appointed from New York.

Willett, Charles William, ensign, United States Naval Reserve Force (class 4-3).
Died: St. Mary's Hospital. Brooklyn. N. Y.
Date: October 17, 1918.
Cause: Disease (pneumonia).
Next of kin: Minnie Jane Willett (wife), 397 Central Avenue, Jersey City, N. J.
Appointed from New Jersey.

Willey, Charles Wolcott, machinist, United States Naval Reserve Force.
Died: On U. S. S. Herman Frasch, collided with George O. Henry.
Date: Officially declared dead from October 4, 1918.
Cause: Accident.
Next of kin: Mrs. Grace W. Willey (mother), 42 Asylum Street, Norwich, Conn.
Appointed from Connecticut.

Williams, Edward Roland, ensign, United States Naval Force (class 3).
Died: On board U. S. S. Ophir.
Date: November 1, 1918.
Cause: Disease (influenza).
Next of kin: Marie Margaret Williams (wife), 186 Schermerhorn Street. Brooklyn, N. Y.
Appointed from New York.

Williams, Richard Bland, surgeon (Medical Corps), United States Navy.
Died: Norfolk, Va.
Date: December 3, 1917.
Cause: Wound, gunshot, of head, self-inflicted.
Next of kin: Katherine H. Williams (wife), Boissevane Avenue and Manteo Street, Norfolk, Va.
Appointed from Pennsylvania.

Williams,' William A., ensign, United States Naval Reserve Force (class 3-4).
Died: On U. S. S. Cleveland.
Date: September 22, 1918.
Cause: Disease ( lobar pneumonia).
Next of kin: Elizabeth Williams (mother) . 1026 Washington Avenue, Woodhaven, Long Island, N. Y.
Appointed from New York.

Williamson, Thomas, chief engineer (retired). United States Navy.
Died: At Annapolis, Md.
Date: March 17, 1918.
Cause: Disease (heart trouble).
Next of kin: Mrs. Julia P. Williamson (wife), 185 Prince George Street, Annapolis, Md.
Appointed from Connecticut.

Williamson, William P., lieutenant commander, United States Navy.
Died: On the Orizaba.
Date: August 17, 1918.
Cause: Accident (explosion).
Next of kin: Mrs. Florence B. Williamson (wife), 280 Madison Avenue,
New York, N. Y., care of M. R. Beam.
Appointed from Minnesota.

Willits, George Sidney, rear admiral (retired), United States Navy.
Died: Woodbury, N. Y.
Date: May 3, 1917.
Cause: Disease (endocarditis, chronic).
Next of kin: Mrs. Sylvia B. Willits (wife), Riverton, N. J.
Appointed from Pennsylvania.

Winkle, Albert G., lieutenant, United States Naval Reserve Force (class 2).
Died: On board the U. S. S. Cyclops, when that vessel was reported missing.
Date: June 14, 1918.
Cause: Accident.
Next of kin: Mrs. Beatrice Winkle (mother), 353 Rosemont Avenue, Pasadena, Calif.
Appointed from California.

Wood, Chester Cameron, lieutenant commander (Medical Corps), United States Navy.
Died: U. S. S. Mercy.
Date: October 12, 1918.
Cause: Disease (pneumonia, broncho).
Next of kin: W. F. Wood (father). Hood Street and East Seventh Avenue, Tarentum, Pa.
Appointed from Pennsylvania.

Wood, Fred E., ensign, United States Naval Reserve Force (class 4-8).
Died: On board the U. S. A, C. T. Ticonderoga when torpedoed.
Date: September 30, 1918.
Cause: Enemy action.
Next of kin: Mrs. Nancy Wood (mother), Wheatland, Okla.
Appointed from Oklahoma.

Woodard, George Wheaton, ensign, United States Naval Reserve Force (class 3).
Died: On the U. S. A. C. T. Ticonderoga when torpedoed.
Date: September 30, 1918.
Cause: Enemy action.
Next of kin: Mrs. Katherine Woodard (mother). 26 Fayette Street, Hillsdale, Mich.
Appointed from Michigan.

Worley. George W., lieutenant commander, United States Naval Reserve Force (class 3).
Died: On board the U. S. S. Cyclops when that vessel was reported missing.
Date: June 14, 1918.
Cause: Accident
Next of kin: Mrs. Selman W. Worley (wife), 523 Penn Avenue, Norfolk, Va.
Appointed from Virginia.

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.

Worsham, William L., ensign, United States Navy.
Died: Navy yard. Philadelphia, Pa.
Date: March 2, 1918.
Cause: Disease (pneumonia, lobar).
Next of kin: Ada Mae Worsham (mother), Luenberg, Mass.
Appointed from Massachusetts.

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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