Surname Portner to Putnam

Enlisted Men

Portner, Charles Augustus, seaman, United States Navy.
Enlisted: Baltimore, Md., March 16, 1917.
Died: U. S. S. Benham, July 22, 1918.
Cause: Drowned.
Next of kin: Mother, Theresa Russell, 1501 North Fulton Avenue, Baltimore, Md.

Post, Carl John, landsman, electrician (R.). United States Naval Reserve Force.
Enrolled: Kansas City, Mo., June 3, 1918.
Died: Naval hospital, Chelsea, Mass., October 5, 1918.
Cause: Influenza.
Next of kin: Wife, Gladys Alene Post, Thayer, Kans.

Post, Frederick, Elsworth, machinist's mate, second class, United States Naval Reserve Force.
Enrolled: New York, N. Y., October 1, 1917.
Died: U. S. S. Cherokee, February 26, 1918.
Cause: Died when vessel foundered.
Next of kin: Father, Fred E. Post, 98 Second Street, Keyport, N. J.

Poston, Charles William, seaman, second class, United States Naval Reserve Force.
Enrolled: St. Louis, Mo., June 3, 1918.
Died: Naval hospital, Great Lakes, Ill., September 22, 1918.
Cause: Influenza.
Next of kin: Mother, Cynthia Ann Poston, Des Arc, Mo.

Pote, George Washington, oiler, United States Navy.
Enlisted: Philadelphia, Pa., January 8, 1916.
Died: U. S. S. Jacob Jones, December 6, 1917.
Cause: Killed in action.
Next of kin: Sister, Mabel Pote, 2021 Frankford Avenue, Philadelphia, Pa.

Potier, Sylvain, fireman, third class, United States Navy.
Enlisted: New Orleans, La., July 24, 1917.
Died: Naval Hospital, Charleston, S. C, January 10, 1918.
Cause: Pneumonia.
Next of kin: Father, Adam Potier. R. F. D. 1, Breaux Bridge, La.

Potter, Charles Gilbert, seaman, second class, United States Naval Reserve Force.
Enrolled: Detroit, Mich., June 4, 1918.
Died: U. S. S. Mercy, October 14, 1918.
Cause: Influenza.
Next of kin: Mother, Mary Jane Potter, Alba, Mich.

Potter, George Arthur, seaman, second class, United States Naval Reserve Force.
Enrolled: Des Moines, Iowa, May 22, 1918.
Died: Naval hospital. Great Lakes, Ill., September 29. L918.
Cause: Influenza.
Nest of kin: Father, Birt Potter, Canton, Iowa.

Potter, Harold Clark, gunner's mate, third class, United States Naval Reserve Force.
Enrolled: Minneapolis, Minn., April 20, 1918.
Died: Naval hospital, Annapolis, Md., October 19, 1918.
Cause: Pneumonia, following influenza.
Next of kin: Mother, Sarah Jenkins, Melville, N. Dakota.

Potter, Harry LeRoy, gunner's mate, first class, United States Navy.
Enlisted: Newport, R. I., June 29, 1916.
Died: Navy collier Cyclops, June 14, 1918.
Cause: Member of crew on missing Cyclops.
Next of kin: Mother, Mrs. Emma J. Potter, 108 East McClure Avenue, Peoria, Ill.

Potter, Norman Charles, apprentice seaman, United States Naval Reserve Force.
Enrolled: Pittsburgh, Pa., July 12, 1918.
Died: Naval training station, Great Lakes, Ill., September 30, 1918.
Cause: Pneumonia, lobar.
Next of kin: lather, Charles E. Potter, box 584, Wellsburg, W. Va.

Potts, Harry, seaman, second class. United States Navy.
Enlisted: Indianapolis, Ind., December 14, 1917.
Died: U. S. S. Shaw, October 9, 1918.
Cause: Lost life when vessel was sunk.
Next of kin: Father, Owen Potts, Crestwood, Ky.

Potz, Louis, ship fitter, second class, United States Navy.
Enlisted: Detroit, Mich., March 21, 1917.
Died: Navy collier Cyclops, June 14, 1918.
Cause: Member of crew on missing Cyclops.
Next of kin: Brother, Fred J. Potz, 551 Ashland Avenue, Detroit, Mich.

Poulson, John Henry, fireman, first class, United States Navy.
Enlisted: Salt Lake City, Utah, April 14, 1917.
Died: Naval hospital, naval base, Virginia, September 28, 1918.
Cause: Broncho-pneumonia.
Next of kin: Father, John A. Poulson, Mammoth, Utah.

Powell, Alonzo Griswold, chief machinist's mate, United States Navy.
Enlisted: Burlington, Vt., January 8, 1918.
Died: Naval hospital, Pelham Bay Park, N. Y., October 6, 1918.
Cause: Pneumonia, broncho.
Next of kin: Mother, Mrs. Christine Powell, Jeffersonville, Vt.

Powell, Foster Saunder, yeoman, third class, United States Naval Reserve Force.
Enrolled: Norfolk, Va., May 10, 1918.
Died: While on leave, October 21, 1918.
Cause: Pneumonia.
Next of kin: Mother, Edna Virginia Powell, 2002 Grove Avenue, Richmond, Va.

Powell, James Polk, seaman, second class, United States Navy.
Enlisted: Jackson, Miss., July 23, 1917.
Died: Navy collier Cyclops,, June 14, 1918.
Cause: Member of crew on missing Cyclops.
Nest of kin: Father, Lisbon L. Powell, Kemp, Tex.

Powers, Clyde Selby, seaman, second class, United States Naval Reserve Force.
Enrolled: Peoria, Ill., May 1, 1918.
Died: Naval hospital, Great Lakes, Ill., September 23, 1918.
Cause: Influenza.
Next of kin: Wife, Ferne Warrick Powers, Waynesville, Ill.

Powers, Frank Herbert, machinist's mate, second class, United States Navy.
Enlisted: Cincinnati, Ohio, March 3, 1917.
Died: U. S. S. Roc, Naval Base Hospital No. 5, July 3, 1918.
Cause: Tetanus.
Next of kin: Father, George Powers, 1313 Kenton Street, Springfield, Ohio.

Powers, Frank James, landsman for electrician (G), United States Navy.
Enlisted: Peoria, Ill., January 9, 1918.
Died: Naval hospital, Newport, R. I., February 18, 1918.
Cause: Pneumonia, lobar.
Next of kin: Father, Edmond Powers, 1116 Second Avenue, Peoria, Ill.

Powers, Joseph Francis, seaman, second class, United States Naval Reserve Force.
Enrolled: Chicago, Ill., June 6, 1918.
Died: Naval training camp, Seattle, Wash., August 10, 1918.
Cause: Accidental drowning.
Next of kin: Father, Joseph Powers, 1138 Wenona Avenue, Oak Park, Ill.

Powers, Linwood Lawrence, chief carpenter's mate, United States Navy.
Enlisted: Norfolk, Va., December 15, 1917.
Died: Naval hospital, Chelsea, Mass., September 15, 1918.
Cause: Influenza.
Next of kin: Wife, Linda Powers, 2 Armstrong Street, Portsmouth, Va.

Powers, Raymond Ora, fireman, third class, United States Navy.
Enlisted: Cincinnati, Ohio, July 18, 1918.
Died: Naval hospital, Great Lakes, Ill., September 26, 1918.
Cause: Influenza.
Next of kin: Mother, Edith F. Davis, Plainville, Ohio.

Powers, Robert Hardy, painter, second class, United States Navy.
Enlisted: Raleigh, N. C, June 4, 1917.
Died: Navy collier Cyclops, June 14, 1918.
Cause: Member of crew on missing Cyclops.
Next of kin: Mother, Mrs. Mary Powers, R. D. 2, Asheville, N. C.

Poyneer, Warner Raywalt, machinist's mate, second class, United States Navy.
Enlisted: Buffalo, N. Y., December 15, 1917.
Died: Naval hospital, Great Lakes, Ill., September 23, 1918.
Cause: Influenza.
Next of kin: Father, Seymour Poyneer, Branchfort, N. Y.

Prather, Dewey Ray, electrician, first class, United States Navy.
Enlisted: San Diego, Calif., March 19, 1917.
Died: Naval hospital, Key West, Fla., October 21, 1918.
Cause: Pneumonia, lobar.
Next of kin: Mother, Mrs. Ellen Prather, box 45-0, route 3, Thirty-ninth and Wolman Streets, San Diego, Calif.

Pratt, Chester Harmon, ship's cook, third class, United States Naval Reserve Force.
Enrolled: Detroit, Mich., July 13, 1918.
Died: Naval hospital, Great Lakes, Ill., October 1, 1918.
Cause: Influenza.
Next of kin: Mother, Ester Harmon Pratt, Durand, Mich.

Pratt, Claude Edward, landsman electrician (R), United States Naval Reserve Force.
Enrolled: Kansas City, Mo., December 11, 1917.
Died: Naval station, Great Lakes, Ill., March 4, 1918.
Cause: Pneumonia, lobar.
Next of kin: Mother, Gertrude M. Pratt, Lindsborg, Kans.

Pratt, Harold Edward, seaman, second class, United States Navy.
Enlisted: Portland, Me., December 21, 1916.
Died: Brooklyn home for consumptives, Brooklyn, N. Y., October 23, 1918.
Cause: Tuberculosis.
Next of kin: Guardian, Frank Cram, 27 Wilson Street, Eastport, Me.

Pray, Harry Orton, electrician, second class, United States Naval Reserve Force.
Enrolled: Traverse City, Mich., July 23, 1917.
Died: U. S. S. Indiana, February 8, 1918.
Cause: Abscess of lung.
Next of kin: Father, George E. Pray, Traverse City, Mich.

Prescott, Charles Edward, seaman, second class, United States Navy.
Enlisted: Boston, Mass., November 8, 1916.
Died: Naval hospital, Chelsea, Mass., February 8, 1918.
Cause: Pneumonia, lobar.
Next of kin: Mother, Bertha M. Walsh, 121 Charles Street, Boston, Mass.

Preston, John Richard, machinist's mate, second class, United States Naval Reserve Force.
Enrolled: Newport, R. I., December 10, 1917.
Died: Naval hospital, New London, Conn., September 20, 1918.
Cause: Broncho-pneumonia.
Next of kin: Wife, Mary Preston, 19 Meadow Avenue, Lonsdale, R. I.

Price, Harry, ship's cook, fourth class, United States Naval Reserve Force.
Enrolled: Boston, Mass., April 10, 1918.
Died: Naval hospital, Chelsea, Mass., September 11, 1918.
Cause: Influenza.
Next of kin: Brother, Simon Price, 67 Joy Street, Boston, Mass.

Price, Herbert Reginal, seaman, second class, United States Navy.
Enlisted: Baltimore, Md., April 23, 1917.
Died: Navy collier Cyclops, June 14, 1918.
Cause: Member of crew on missing Cyclops.
Next of kin: Father, Herbert R. Price, 1616 Ellamont Street, Baltimore, Md.

Price, Jesse Edward, seaman, second class, United States Naval Reserve Force.
Enrolled: Baltimore, Md., June 19, 1918.
Died: Naval hospital, Naval Base, Va., September 30, 1918.
Cause: Pneumonia.
Next of kin: Father, Joseph Edward Price, Shenandoah Junction, W. Va.

Price, Julius Clyde, landsman yeoman, United States Navy.
Enlisted: Atlanta, Ga., July 13, 1918.
Died: Naval hospital, Norfolk, Va., October 3, 1918.
Cause: Pneumonia.
Next of kin: Wife, Frances Wright Price, Summervilie Road, Rome, Ga.

Price, Lawrence Hannon, fireman, third class, United States Naval Reserve Force.
Enrolled: Kansas City, Mo., October 10, 1917.
Died: Naval training station, Great Lakes, Ill., December 12, 1917.
Cause: Suicide.
Next of kin: Wife, Gertrude M. Price, 4530 South Benton Street, Kansas City, Mo.

Price, Thomas Edwin, storekeeper, second class, United States Naval Reserve Force.
Enrolled: Ocean City, Md., August 17, 1917.
Died: United States Army hospital, Mailly, Marne, France, October 22, 1918.
Cause: Pneumonia.
Next of kin: Mother, Mrs. Cornelia Price, Centerville, Md.

Prillaman, Seth Edwin, hospital apprentice, second class, United States Naval Reserve Force.
Enrolled: Richmond, Va., June 3, 1918.
Died: Naval hospital, Norfolk, Va., October 4. 1918.
Cause: Pneumonia.
Next of kin: Father, Elkanah Prillaman, Callaway, Va.

Pringle, Bruce Charles, fireman, third class, United States Naval Reserve Force.
Enrolled: Detroit, Mich., June 28, 1918.
Died: U. S. S. Mercy, October 11, 1918.
Cause: Pneumonia.
Next of kin: Father, George R. Pringle, 18 Thompson Court, Pontiac, Mich.

Prinz, Frank John, seaman, second class, United States Navy.
Enlisted: St. Louis, Mo., June 23, 1917.
Died: U. S. S. Michigan, January 15, 1918.
Cause: Skull fractured.
Next of kin: Father, Henry Hurdelbrink, Sherwood, N. Dakota.

Pritchard, William Henry, fireman, second class, United States Navy.
Enlisted: San Francisco, Calif., December 8, 1917.
Died: United States naval hospital, Liege, Scotland, November 9, 1918.
Cause: Influenza..
Next of kin: Harriet Pritchard, Plymouth, Calif.

Pritzlaff, Charles Phillip, fireman, third class, United States Naval Reserve Force.
Enrolled: Peoria, Ill., June 13, 1918.
Died: Naval hospital, Great Lakes, Ill., September 22, 1918.
Cause: Influenza.
Next of kin: Wife, Edith Elizabeth Pritzlaff, 4538 North Ashland Avenue, Chicago, Ill.
Proctor, Bash Allen, machinist's mate, second class, United States Naval Reserve Force.
Enrolled: Baltimore, Md., December 11, 1917.
Died: Naval hospital, Norfolk, Va., October 14, 1918.
Cause: Pneumonia.
Next of kin: Mother, Ida Proctor, Shadyside, Md.

Proffitt, John Milton, seaman, second class, United States Naval Reserve Force.
Enrolled: Raleigh, N. C, July 11, 1918.
Died: Naval hospital, naval base, Virginia, October 2, 1918.
Cause: Pneumonia, lobar.
Next of kin: Father, James Madison Proffitt, Burnsville, N. C.

Prouty, Lloyd Lenton, seaman, second class, United States Navy.
Enlisted: Portland, Oreg., April 24, 1917.
Died: Naval hospital, Norfolk, Va., May 25, 1918.
Cause: Diphtheria.
Next of kin: Father, Merritt A. Prouty, Davenport, Wash.

Pryor, James Patrick, seaman, second class, United States Naval Reserve Force.
Enrolled: New York, N. Y., June 4, 1918.
Died: Naval hospital, Great Lakes, Ill., October 1, 1918.
Cause: Pneumonia, lobar.
Nest of kin: Father, James Pryor, 30 Radford Street, Yonkers, N. Y.

Przybylski, Valentine, fireman, third class, United States Navy.
Enlisted: Buffalo, N. Y., April 24, 1917.
Died: U. S. S. Von Steuben, March 5, 1918.
Cause: Gunshot wound.
Next of kin: Father, Mr. Leon Przybylski, 150 Rother Avenue, Buffalo, N. Y.

Puffer, Percy Wilbur, landsman machinist's mate (A), United States Navy.
Enlisted: Burlington, Vt., December 15, 1917.
Died: Naval training station, naval operating base, Norfolk, Va., May 25, 1918.
Cause: Killed in street-car accident.
Next of kin: Mother, Mrs. Elizabeth A. Puffer, Columbia, Me.

Pugh, David Edwin Claude, fireman, third class, United States Navy.
Enlisted: Nashville, Tenn., December 10, 1917.
Died: Naval hospital, Norfolk, Va., January 4, 1918.
Cause: Lobar pneumonia.
Next of kin: Mother, Albionia Rogers Pugh, 3735 North Fifteenth Street, Philadelphia, Pa.

Pugh, Russell Haworth. apprentice seaman. United States Naval Reserve Force.
Enrolled: Philadelphia, Pa., July 1, 1918.
Died: Naval hospital, Great Lakes, Ill., October 4, 1918.
Cause: Influenza.
Next of kin: Mother, Albionia Rogers Pugh, 3735 North Fifteenth Street, Philadelphia, Pa.

Pulham, Charles Alexander, hospital apprentice, first class, United States Navy.
Enlisted: Baltimore, Md., May 29, 1918.
Died: Naval hospital, Newport, R. L, September 17, 1918.
Cause: Pneumonia, lobar.
Next of kin: Father, Mr. Thomas W. Pulham, 2934 East Baltimore, Baltimore, Md.

Pulis, James Bryson. ship's cook, third class, United States Naval Reserve Force.
Enrolled: Navy yard, New York, N. Y., August 7, 1917.
Died: U. S. S. George Washington, March 30, 1918.
Cause: Asphyxiation by illuminating gas.
Next of kin: Wife, Mrs. Margaret J. Pulis, 138 Elder Street, Brooklyn, N. Y.

Pulley, William Robert, seaman, third class, United States Navy.
Enlisted: Now Orleans; La., April 12, 1017.
Died: Naval hospital, Now York. N. V.. April 7. 1918.
Cause: Pneumonia, lobar.
Next of kin: Mrs. John Thomas Pulley, 548 Octavia Street, Now Orleans, La.

Puls, Edwin Ernest, seaman, second class, United States Naval Reserve Force.
Enrolled: Milwaukee. Wis.. June 20, 1918.
Died: Mountainside Hospital. Montclair, N. J.. October l, 1918.
Cause: Pneumonia.
Next of kin: Sarah Ernestine Puls, 368 Seventeenth Avenue. Milwaukee, Wis.

Pulver, Harold Leslie, seaman, first class. United States Naval Reserve Force
Enrolled: New Haven, Conn., May 7, 1917.
Died: Naval hospital. New York. September 21, 1917.
Cause: Pneumonia, lobar.
Next of kin: Mother, Mrs. Emma Pulver, 119 West Main Street, Mention. Conn.

Purcell, John Leo, seaman, second class, United Slates Naval Reserve Force.
Enrolled: Syracuse. N. Y., June 3, 1918.
Died: Naval hospital. William Kay Park, N. Y.. October 5, 1918.
Cause: Broncho-pneumonia.
Next of kin: Father, John Purcell, Richfield Springs, N. Y.

Purinton, Nathaniel Snow, seaman, second class. United States Naval Reserve Force.
Enrolled: Portland, Me.. June 26, 1918.
Died: Naval hospital, Chelsea. Mass., September 19, 1918.
Cause: Influenza.
Next of kin: Mother. Mrs. Marion Stevens. 189 Lisbon Street, Lewiston, Me.

Purinton, Roland Earle, quartermaster, first class. United States Naval Reserve Force.
Enrolled: Bath, Mo.. April 26, 1917.
Died: Naval hospital. Chelsea. Mass., September 24, 1918.
Cause: Influenza.
Next of kin: Father. Emery E. Purinton. Bowdoinham, Me.

Purvis, Claude II., apprentice seaman, United States Navy.
Enlisted: Jackson. Miss., December 8, 1917.
Died: Naval hospital. Norfolk. Va.. January 16, 1918.
Cause: Cerebrospinal fever.
Next of kin: Mother. Mrs. Francis A. Purvis, Puckett, Miss.

Purvis, William V., apprentice seaman. United States Navy.
Enlisted: Jackson, Miss.. December 7, 1917.
Died: Naval hospital. Norfolk. Va., January 17, 1918.
Cause: Cerebrospinal fever.
Next of kin: Mother. Mrs. Cornelia Purvis. K. F. P. No. 2, box 50, Pelahatchie, Miss.

Putnam, Avers Wentworth, fireman, third class. United States Navy.
Enlisted: Boston, Mass.. December 4, 1917.
Died: Naval hospital. Norfolk. Va.. March 25. 1918.
Cause: Pneumonia.
Next of kin: Mother. Mary Patterson Putnam. Rutland, Mass.

Putnam, Edward Payson, landsman for ship's fitter (Aviation), United States Naval Reserve Force.
Enrolled: Lewiston, Me., August 6, 1918.
Died: Naval hospital, Charleston, S. C., October 12, 1918.
Cause: Pneumonia, broncho.
Next of kin: Aunt, Mrs. Elizabeth F. Grover, 80 Burleigh Street, Waterville, Me.

Putnam, Roy Lee, seaman, second class, United States Navy.
Enlisted: Des Moines, Iowa, May 29, 1917.
Died: Naval hospital, Norfolk, Va., February 20, 1918.
Cause: Multiple Injuries.
Next of kin: Father, William H. Putnam, Phoenix, Ala.

 

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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