Surname Rhea to Riznick

Enlisted Men

Rhea, William Shirley, apprentice seaman, United States Navy.
Enlisted: Nashville, Tenn., December 18, 1917.
Died: Naval hospital, Naval Base, Va., January 31, 1918.
Cause: Pneumonia, lobar.
Next of kin: Mother, Emma Rhea, 1732 Overton Park Avenue, Memphis, Tenn.

Rhinefort, George Leslie, landsman for electrician (R), United States Naval Reserve Force.
Enrolled: Indianapolis, Ind., May 23, 1918.
Died: Naval hospital, Great Lakes, Ill., September 28, 1918.
Cause: Influenza.
Next of kin: Wife. Easter A. Rhinefort. Route 33, Somerville, Ind.

Rhinehart, John, chief water tender, United States Navy.
Enlisted: New York, N. Y., November 16, 1911. (Extended enlistment to
November 17, 1919.
Died: U. S. S. Chauncey, November 19, 1917.
Cause: Drowned.
Next of kin: Friend, Mary Sprague, Block Island, R. I.

Rhodes, Ben Edward, seaman, second class, United States Navy.
Enlisted: Dallas, Tex., April 14, 1917.
Died: U. S. S. Utah, August 27, 1917.
Cause: Accidental death by fall.
Next of kin: Father, M. L. Rhodes, Achille, Okla.

Rhotenberry, Elda Hershell, fireman, third class, United States Navy-
Enlisted: Dallas, Tex., December 10, 1917.
Died: Naval hospital, Great Lakes, Ill., January 18, 1918.
Cause: Cerebrospinal fever.
Next of kin: Father, Wiley L. Rhotenberry, Waxahachel, Tex.

Rhymes, Johnny, mess attendant, second class, United States Navy.
Enlisted: Norfolk, Va., October 21, 1918.
Died: Naval hospital, naval base, Virginia, October 28, 1918.
Cause: Cerebrospinal fever.
Next of kin: Mother. Mary Rhymes, R. F. D. 3, box 6, Greenville, N. C.

Rhyne, Arvel Elmer, seaman, second class, United States Navy.
Enlisted: St. Louis, Mo., June 11 1917.
Died: Naval hospital. Great Lakes, Ill., January 22. 1918.
Cause: Broncho-pneumonia.
Next of kin: Brother, Earl Rhyne, Columbia, Mo.

Rice, Charles Byron, chief quartermaster (A). United States Naval Reserve Force.
Enrolled: Chicago, Ill., July 11, 1918.
Died: Naval hospital, Great Lakes, Ill., September 27, 1918.
Cause: Influenza.
Next of kin: Mother, Mary Rice, 1225 Jarvs Avenue, Chicago, Ill.

Rice, Christian Harry, fireman, third class, United States Navy.
Enlisted: Baltimore, Md., October 9, 1917.
Died: U. S. S. Arkansas, September 6, 1918.
Cause: Meningitis, cerebro.
Next of kin: Father, Harry L. Rice, 1819 North Chester Street, Baltimore, Md.

Rice, Earl Albert, fireman, third class, United States Navy.
Enlisted: Syracuse, N. Y., October 9, 1917.
Died: Naval hospital, Norfolk, Va., December 6, 1917.
Cause: Broncho-pneumonia.
Next of kin: Aunt, Matilda Camp, Alton, N. Y.

Rice, Ennis Dudley, seaman, second class, United States Naval Reserve Force.
Enrolled: Louisville, Ky., June 12, 1918.
Died: U. S. S. Georgia, September 30, 1918.
Cause: Pneumonia.
Next of kin: Mother, Clemmie R. Landers, R. F. D. 5, Mount Sterling, Ky.

Rice, John Joseph, seaman, second class, United States Navy.
Enlisted: New Orleans, La., November 26, 1917.
Died: U. S. S. Ozark, September 22, 1918.
Cause: Fell overboard and was drowned.
Next of kin: Mother, Magdaline C. Rice, 1106 Dryades Street, New Orleans, La.
Rice, Lucius Hazard, yeoman, first class, United States Naval Reserve Force-
Enrolled: Boston, Mass., July 1, 1918.
Died: Royal Victoria Hospital, Montreal, Canada, October 13, 1918.
Cause: Pneumonia.
Next of kin: Mother, Margaret H. Rice, Hanover, Mass.

Rice, Reginald Roy, apprentice seaman, United States Naval Reserve Force.
Enrolled: Milwaukee, Wis., July 29, 1918.
Died: Naval hospital, Great Lakes, Ill., September 25, 1918.
Cause: Influenza.
Next of kin: Mother, Jennie Rice, Rhinelander, Wis.

Rich, Archa, fireman, first class, United States Navy.
Enlisted: Oklahoma City, Okla., April 16, 1917.
Died: Naval hospital, Chelsea, Mass., October 8, 1918.
Cause: Influenza.
Next of kin: Mother, Mrs. Olive Rich, Hinton, Okla.

Rich, Charles Joseph, storekeeper, second class, United States Naval Reserve Force.
Enrolled: Boston, Mass., March 31, 1917.
Died: Boston, Mass., April 20, 1918.
Cause: Cerebral hemorrhage.
Next of kin: Wife, Agnes M. Rich, 147 Trenton Street, East Boston, Mass.

Richards, Charles Edward, fireman, first class. United States Nayy.
Enlisted: Pensacola, Fla., March 26, 1917.
Died: U. S. S. Ozark, May 12, 1918.
Cause: Drowning.
Next of kin: Mother, Mrs. J. E. Poston, Chipley, Fla.

Richardson, George Cormier, machinist's mate, second class (A), United States Naval Reserve Force.
Enrolled: Great Lakes, Ill., July 22, 1918.
Died: Naval hospital, Great Lakes, Ill., October 7, 1918.
Cause: Influenza.
Next of kin: Wife, Winifred Richardson, 1544 Pratt Avenue, Chicago, Ill.

Richardson, Homer Reed, fireman, third class, United States Navy.
Enlisted: Richmond, Va., December 8, 1917.
Died: Naval hospital, Norfolk, Va., January 19, 1918.
Cause: Meningitis.
Next of kin: Father, Booker Richardson, Shorts Creek, Va.

Richardson, Jessee Carter, machinist's mate, first class (A), United States Navy.
Enlisted: Montgomery, Ala., July 27, 1917.
Died: Naval air station, St. Trojan, France, August 20, 1918.
Cause: Killed in seaplane accident.
Next of kin: Brother, Edward J. Richardson, R. F. D. 2, Montgomery, Ala.

Richardson, John Clausell, landsman for machinist's mate (A), United States Naval Reserve Force.
Enrolled: Montgomery, Ala., December 10, 1917.
Died: Naval hospital, Great Lakes, Ill., September 23, 1918.
Cause: Influenza.
Next of kin: Sister, Annie M. Diaz, North Palafox Street, Pensacola, Fla.

Richardson, Paul Donald, apprentice seaman, United States Naval Reserve Force.
Enrolled: Indianapolis, Ind., July 25, 1918.
Died: Naval hospital, Great Lakes, Ill., October 5, 1918.
Cause: Cerebrospinal fever.
Next of kin: Mother, Nora E. Richardson, No. 1, Star Apartments, Muncie, Ind.

Richardson, Robert Evans, electrician, third class, United States Naval Reserve Force.
Enrolled: New Orleans, La., June 2, 1917.
Died: Naval air station, European waters, October 11, 1918.
Cause: Drowned as the result of a seaplane accident.
Next of kin: Mother, Sallie C. Richardson, 620 North Crockett Street, Sherman, Tex.

Richmond, Frank Roderick, seaman, second class, United States Naval Reserve Force.
Enrolled: Boston, Mass., December 12, 1917.
Died: Boston, Mass., September 23, 1918.
Cause: Influenza.
Next of kin: Mother, Lillian J. Richmond, Hyattsville, Md.

Richter, George, quartermaster, first class, United States Naval Reserve Force.
Enrolled: Boston, Mass., May 9, 1917.
Died: Naval air station, Hampton Roads, Va., December 7, 1917.
Cause: Injuries.
Next of kin: Father, Manual Richter, 511 Plainfield Street, Springfield, Mass.

Ricke, Edward Theodore, fireman, third class, United States Naval Reserve Force.
Enrolled: Des Moines, Iowa, July 25, 1918.
Died: U. S. S. Mercy, October 17, 1918.
Cause: Nephritis, acute.
Next of kin: Mother, Agnes K. Ricke, box 153, Westley, Iowa.

Ricker, Robert Lyndon, seaman, second class, United States Naval Reserve Force.
Enrolled: Portland, Oreg., June 18, 1918.
Died: Naval hospital, Chelsea, Mass., September 20, 1918.
Cause: Influenza.
Next of kin: Mother, Mrs. Cora J. Ricker, Great Chebeague, Me.

Rickert, Walter Frederick, apprentice seaman, United States Navy.
Enlisted: Scranton, Pa., April 18, 1917.
Died: Naval hospital, Newport, R. I., May 23, 1917.
Cause: Pneumonia.
Next of kin: Father, Julius Rickert, 809 Main Street, Honesdale, Pa.

Ricklefs, John Charles Frederick, chief electrician, United States Naval Reserve Force.
Enrolled: Great Lakes, Ill., July 25, 1917.
Died: At home, September 24, 1918.
Cause: Influenza.
Next of kin: Father, Charles G. Ricklefs, 5506 Winthrop Avenue, Chicago, Ill.

Ricks, Peter F., seaman, United States Navy.
Enlisted: Charleston, S. C, August 5, 1911.
Died: Mendicino State Hospital, Ukiah, Calif., May 21, 1917.
Cause: Pneumonia.
Next of kin: Uncle, Carter Ricks, Chicora Place, Charleston, S. C.

Ricord, Edward Joseph, musician, second class, United States Navy.
Enlisted: Boston, Mass., May 8, 1917.
Died: Naval hospital, League Island, Pa., March 17, 1918.
Cause: Pneumonia, lobar.
Next of kin: Father, Theophile J. Ricord, 52 Winter Street, Winchenden, Mass.

Riddle, Robert Earl, seaman, second class, United States Navy.
Enlisted: Richmond, Va., December 11, 1916.
Died: Navy collier Cyclops, June 14, 1918.
Cause: Member of crew of missing Cyclops.
Next of kin: Father, Robert W. Riddle, Greensboro, N. C.

Rider, Harry Jacob, landsman machinist's mate, United States Naval Reserve Force.
Enrolled: Brooklyn, N. Y., December 11, 1917.
Died: Naval air station, Bayshore, Long Island, October 13, 1918.
Cause: Pneumonia.
Next of kin: Mother, Annie Rider, Baltimore Street, Littlestown, Pa.

Ridings, John Joseph, yeoman, third class, United States Navy.
Enlisted: Albany, N. Y., May 7, 1917.
Died: Naval hospital, Philadelphia, Pa., October 18, 1938.
Cause: Pneumonia, lobar.
Next of kin: Mother, Margaret Conway, 11 Market Street, Gree» Island, N. Y.

Riendeau, Romeo, fireman, third class, United States Naval Reserve Force.
Enrolled: Newport, R. I., May 11, 1918.
Died: Naval hospital, Newport, R. I., September 25, 1918.
Cause: Pneumonia, lobar.
Next of kin: Father, Riges Riendeau, 26 Perry Street, Central Falls, R. I.

Rieser, Harry Mark, yeoman, second class, United States Naval Reserve Force.
Enrolled: New York, N. Y., June 19, 1918.
Died: St. Catharines Hospital, Brooklyn, N. Y., October 6, 1918.
Cause: Pneumonia, lobar.
Next of kin: Mother, Hannah Rieser, 520 Delaware Avenue, Kingston, N. Y.

Riethmiller, Theodore John, yeoman, first class, United States Navy.
Enlisted: New York, N. Y., January 12, 1917.
Died: Naval hospital, Portsmouth, N. H., September 1, 1917.
Cause: Nephritis, chronic.
Next of kin: Brother, Elmer F. Riethmiller, 496 Mount Troy Road, Pittsburgh, Pa.

Riff, James Joseph, seaman, United States Navy.
Enlisted: Philadelphia, Pa., June 7, 1917.
Died: U. S. S. Mexican, May 5, 1918.
Cause: Hemorrhage from bayonet stab in quarrel.
Next of kin: Father, Thomas Riff, 2652 Richmond Street, Philadelphia, Pa.

Riggs, Harvey Gilbert jr.,  landsman electrician (R.), United States Naval Reserve Force.
Enrolled: Great Lakes. Ill., May 9, 1918.
Died: Naval hospital, Great Lakes, Ill., September 23, 1918.
Cause: Influenza.
Next of kin: Father, Harvey Gilbert Riggs, sr., 2314 Main Street, Quincy, Ill.

Riker, Fred, hospital apprentice, second class, United States Navy.
Enlisted: Indianapolis, Ind., May 16, 1918.
Died: Naval hospital, Great Lakes, Ill., September 20, 1918.
Cause: Influenza.
Next of kin: Mother, Leona Riker, Willshire, Ohio.

Riker, Richard W., seaman, second class, N. N. V.
Enrolled: Brooklyn, N. Y., May 11, 1917.
Died: U. S. S. Alcedo, November 5, 1917.
Cause: Lost his life in sinking of U. S. S. Alcedo.
Next of kin: Mother, Harriet E. Riker, 578 Franklin Avenue, Brooklyn, N. Y.

Riley, Cyril Augustus, mess attendant, second class. United States Naval Reserve Force.
Enrolled: New York, N. Y., October 25, 1917.
Died: U. S. S. Leviathan, January 10, 1918.
Cause: Pneumonia, lobar.
Next of kin: Father, Mr. Joseph Riley. 55 Church Street. Kingston, Jamaica, British West Indies.

Riley, Edward Lawrence, fireman, second class, United States Navy.
Enlisted: Los Angeles, Calif., January 14, 1918.
Died: Naval training camp, San Diego, Calif.. April 22, 1918.
Cause: Pneumonia, lobar.
Next of kin: None.

Riley, James Whitcomb, fireman, third class, United States Naval Reserve Force.
Enrolled: Newport, R. I., July 24, 1918.
Died: Naval hospital, Newport, R. I., September 20, 1918.
Cause: Broncho-pneumonia.
Next of kin: Wife, Ruby E. Riley, 677 Main Street, Pawtucket, R. I.

Riley, Paul Jay, electrician, first class, United States Navy.
Enlisted: Denver, Colo., October 11, 1916.
Died: St. Marys Hospital, Brooklyn, N. Y., October 13, 1918.
Cause: Pneumonia, broncho.
Next of kin: Mother, Ida May Riley, R. R. 2, box 178, Boulder, Colo.

Rinehart, Cheslyn Clinton, fireman, second class, United States Naval Reserve Force.
Enrolled: Chicago, Ill., July 5, 1918.
Died: Naval hospital, Norfolk, Va., October 31, 1918.
Cause: Spinal fever.
Next of kin: Father, Clinton Rinehart, 1901 Jackson Boulevard, Chicago, Ill.

Ring, Thomas Augustine, boatswain's mate, first class. United States Naval
Reserve Force.
Enrolled: Boston, Mass., October 5, 1917.
Died: Naval hospital, Norfolk, Va., February 14, 1918.
Cause: Multiple injuries.
Next of kin: Brother, Vincent Ring, 12 Victoria Street, Dorchester, Mass.

Rinnert, Dewey McKnelly, fireman, third class, United States Naval Reserve Force.
Enrolled: Peoria, Ill., August 3, 1918.
Died: Naval hospital, Great Lakes, Ill., October 1, 1918.
Cause: Influenza.
Next of kin: Father, Max Rinnert, R. R. 2, Noble, Ill.

Riordan, John Patrick, seaman, second class, United States Naval Reserve Force.
Enrolled: New York, N. Y., May 8, 1918.
Died: Naval hospital, Newport, R. I., September 29, 1918.
Cause: Pneumonia, lobar.
Next of kin: Wife, Mrs. Mary Riordan, 93 Bedford Street, New York, N. Y.

Rioth, Clarence Myers, fireman, third class, United States Naval Reserve Force.
Enrolled: Kansas City, Mo., July 9, 1918.
Died: U. S. S. Kentucky, October 4, 1918.
Cause: Broncho-pneumonia.
Next of kin: Mother, Carolina Myers Rioth, State Hospital No. 2, St. Joseph, Mo.

Risley, Frank Joseph, fireman, third class, United States Naval Reserve Force.
Enrolled: Buffalo, N. Y., July 29, 1918.
Died: U. S. S. Alabama, October 12, 1918.
Cause: Influenza.
Next of kin: Father, Joseph L. Risley, 546 Broad Street, Conneaut. Ohio.

Risse, Leo Earl, apprentice seaman, United States Navy.
Enlisted: Omaha, Nebr., April 21, 1917.
Died: Naval hospital, Great Lakes, Ill., May 18, 1918.
Cause: Cerebrospinal fever.
Next of kin: Brother, John Risse, Plainview, Nebr.

Rissman, William John Henry, seaman, second class, United States Naval Reserve Force.
Enrolled: Chicago, Ill., July 17, 1918.
Died: Hinckley, Ill., October 3, 1918, on leave.
Cause: Influenza.
Next of kin: Father, Michael Rissman, Hinckley, Ill.

Ritchie, Harold Lance, apprentice seaman, United States Navy.
Enlisted: Salt Lake City, Utah, June 6, 1917.
Died: Navy yard, Mare Island, Calif., October 24, 1918.
Cause: Influenza.
Next of kin: Mother, Mrs. Alice Bray, Eureka, Utah.

Ritchie, Russell Kenneth, coppersmith, first class, United States Navy.
Enlisted: Atlanta, Ga., December 18, 1917.
Died: Naval headquarters. Paris, France, April 22, 1918.
Cause: Meningitis sequel Mastoiditis, acute.
Next of kin: Father, George M. Ritchie, West Point, Ky.

Ritchie, Walter Elbert, landsman electrician (G), United States Navy.
Enlisted: Albany, N. Y., April 19, 1918.
Died: Naval hospital, naval base, Virginia, October 11, 1918.
Cause: Pneumonia.
Next of kin: Mother, Grace Ritchie, 2311 Twelfth Avenue, Watervliet, N. Y.

Ritenour, William Hendrick, seaman, second class, United States Naval Reserve Force.
Enrolled: Washington, D. C, March 31, 1917.
Died: Naval hospital, Washington. D. C. April 14, 1917.
Cause: Gunshot wound.
Next of kin: Wife. Mary C. Ritenour, 418 Twelfth Street SE., Washington, D. C.

Ritson, William Joseph, chief gunner's mate, United States Navy.
Enlisted: Portsmouth, Va., June 11, 1910.
Died: Naval hospital, Norfolk, Va., May 8, 1917.
Cause: Cancer of the stomach.
Next of kin: Wife, Louisa Jane Ritson, 138 Henry Street, Portsmouth, Va.

Rittenhouse, Ralph Anderson, carpenter's mate, third class, United States Naval Reserve Force.
Enrolled: Philadelphia, Pa., April 5, 1917.
Died: Section base, Cape May, N. J., August 24, 1917.
Cause: Drowning.
Next of kin: Mother, Margaret Rittenhouse, 684 West Johnson Street, Philadelphia, Pa.

Ritter, Edward Henry, pharmacist's mate, second class, United States Navy.
Enlisted: Port Royal, S. C, May 29, 1915.
Died: Naval hospital, Philadelphia, Pa., September 5, 1917.
Cause: Pleurisy, suppurative.
Next of kin: Mrs. Louise Elizabeth Ritter, 319 West Mason Street, Springfield, Ill.

Ritter, Franklyn Whitfield, seaman, United States Navy.
Enlisted: Charleston, S. C, April 6, 1917.
Died: Navy yard, New York, January 23, 1918.
Cause: Drowning.
Next of kin: Father, T. F. Ritter, 103 West Amelia Street. Orangeburg. S. C.

Rittgers, William Arthur, apprentice seaman. United States Naval Reserve Force.
Enrolled: Des Moines, Iowa, July 17, 1918.
Died: Naval hospital, Great Lakes, Ill., September 27, 1918.
Cause: Influenza.
Next of kin: Mother, Agnes Wilson Rittgers, R. 1, Dallas Center, Iowa.

Rivers, James, fireman, first class, United States Navy.
Enlisted: San Diego, Calif., March 22, 1917.
Died: Naval hospital. New York, September 17, 1918.
Cause: Hemiplegia.
Next of kin: Wife. Degocia Rivers, 1214 Fifth Street. San Diego, Calif.

Rivers, Sewell McKinley. water tender, United States Navy.
Enlisted: Cincinnati, Ohio, May 8, 1916.
Died: U. S. S. Mount Vernon, September 5. 1918.
Cause: Lost when vessel was torpedoed.
Next of kin: Mother, Emily Rivers, Buena Vista. Ohio.

Riznick:, Philip, seaman, second class. United States Naval Reserve Force.
Enrolled: Boston, Mass., December 1, 1917.
Died: Naval Base 17, foreign service, August 2. 1918.
Cause: Injuries.
Next of kin: Father, Max Riznick, 1222 Washington Street, Roxbury, Mass.

 

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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