Surname Romanitch to Runyan

Enlisted Men

Romanitch, Franklin, Jr., blacksmith, second class, United States Naval Reserve Force.
Enrolled: Brooklyn, N. Y., May 5, 1917.
Died: Naval forces operating in European waters, October 18, 1918.
Cause: Caught and crushed between two railroad cars.
Next of kin: Mother, Mrs. Josephine Romanitch, 456 Prospect Avenue Brooklyn, N. Y.

Romer, John Bishop, seaman, second class, United States Naval Reserve Force.
Enrolled: Cincinnati, Ohio, May 10, 1918.
Died: U. S. S. Louisville, September 25, 1918.
Cause: Pneumonia.
Next Of kin: Father, John J. Romer, 4440 Listen Avenue, Cincinnati, Ohio.

Romig, James Gundy, engineman, second class, United States Navy.
Enlisted: Rochester, N. v., June 26, 1915.
Died: CJ. s. s. Mount Vernon, September 80, 1918.
Cause: Pneumonia.
Next of kin: Father, Eli Romig, 201 Locust Street, Milton, Pa.

Romita, Michael, mess attendant, third class, United States Naval Reserve Force.
Enrolled: Pelham Bay Park, N. Y., June 3, 1918.
Died: United States naval air station, Pauillac, France, September 25, 1918.
Cause: Pneumonia.
Next of kin: Father, Michael Angelo Romita, 1702 Zerega Avenue, Bronx, N. Y.

Romm, Harry Bernard, apprentice seaman, United States Naval Reserve Force.
Enrolled: New Haven, Conn., August 10, 1918.
Died: Naval hospital, Great Lakes, in., September 80, 1918.
Cause: influenza,
Next. Of kin: Sister, Mrs. Beatrice Adler, 302 Seventh Avenue, New York City, N. Y.

Rondeau, James Arnett, fireman, third class, united States Navy.
Enlisted: Houston, Tex., April 9, 1917.
Died: U. S. S. Montana, October 28, 1917.
Cause: Internal injuries.
Next of kin: Mother, Emma Rondeau, Woodvllie, Tex.

Roney Lucious Wimbric, apprentice seaman, United States Navy.
Enlisted: Atlanta, On., Angus! 8, L918.
Died: Naval hospital, Great Lakes, Ill., November 11, 1918.
Cause: influenza.
Next of kin: Mother, Emma Line Swinney Roney, 616 South Lee Street, Fitzgerald, Ga.

Rooney Fred Henry, electrician, first class. United States Navy.
Enlisted: San Diego, Calif., March 7, 1915.
Died: Navy collier Cyclops, June 14, 1918.
Cause: Passenger on board missing Cyclops.
Next of kin: Father, Michael Rooney, Council Bluffs, Iowa.

Rooney, James Andrew, chief commissary steward, United States Naval Reserve Force.
Enrolled: Denver, Colo., November 7, 1916.
Died: U. S. S. Calamares, October 2, 1918.
Cause: Broncho-pneumonia.
Next of kin: Wife, Mabel Rooney, R. F. D. No-. 1, box G. care of John Hyland, Golden, Colo.

Roonet, John, Jr., apprentice seaman, United States Naval Reserve Force.
Enrolled: New Orleans, La., December 14, 1917.
Died: Naval hospital, New Orleans, La., September 14, 1918.
Cause: Nephritis, chronic interstitial.
Next of kin: Son, Daniel Rooney, 2122 South Robertson Street, New Orleans, La.

Root, Clifford Luther, boatswain's mate, first class, United States Navy.
Enlisted: Boston, Mass., May 29, 1917.
Died: U. S. S. Virginia, November 19, 1917.
Cause: Suicide.
Next of kin: Father, Andrew Kern Root, Titusville, Pa.

Root, Dan S., Jr., seaman, second class, United States Naval Reserve Force.
Enrolled: Newport, R. I., December 10, 1917.
Died: Naval hospital, Newport, R. L, January 5, 1918.
Cause: Pneumonia, lobar.
Next of kin: Wife, (Mara B. Root, 1117 West Avenue, Medina, N. Y.

Root, Eaton Phelps, seaman, second class, United States Navy.
Enlisted: New Haven, Conn., April 2, 1917.
Died: Naval hospital, New York, N. Y., March 5, 1918.
Cause: Pneumonia, lobar.
Next of kin: Brother, Raymond Root, 65 Edwards Street, South Hartford, Conn.

Ropke, Alfred John, seaman, second class, United States Naval Reserve Force.
Enrolled: Chicago, Ill., May 22, 1918.
Died: Hospital No. 3, Leigh, Scotland, while attached to U. S. S. Arkansas, October 31, 1918.
Cause: Pneumonia.
Next of kin: Mother, Mrs. Mary Kantz Bagley, 3276 Archer Avenue, Chicago, Ill.

Rose, Edward Lafayette, seaman, United States Navy.
Enlisted: St. Louis, Mo., May 7, 1917.
Died: U. S. S. Vermont, January 16, 1918.
Cause: Injuries.
Next of kin: Father, Matt Rose, 14 North Moreland Avenue, Atlanta, Ga.

Rose, Everett, seaman, second class, United States Naval Reserve Force.
Enrolled: Indianapolis, Ind., May 2, 1918.
Died: Naval hospital, Norfolk, Va., October 11, 1918.
Cause: Pneumonia, broncho.
Next of kin: Mother, Minnie Rose, R. D. No. 2, Freetown, Ind.

Rose, Thomas Joseph, seaman, second class, United States Naval Reserve Force.
Enrolled: Baltimore, Md., June 2, 1917.
Died: Fifth Naval District, Norfolk, Va., December 12, 1917.
Cause: Drowned.
Next of kin: Mother, Mrs. Katherine Rose, 1414 Light Street, Baltimore, Md.

Roseman, Oscar Arthur, engineman, second class, United States Navy.
Enlisted: New York, N. Y., May 13, 1918.
Died: Naval hospital, Newport, R. I., September 27, 1918.
Cause: Pneumonia, lobar.
Next of kin: Wife, Tillie Roseman, 257 West One hundred and twenty-seventh Street, New York, N. Y.

Rosenberg, Nathan, landsman for electrician, United States Navy.
Enlisted: Boston, Mass., May 14, 1917.
Died: Receiving ship, New York, August 12, 1917.
Cause: Accidental drowning.
Next of kin: Father, Samuel Rosenberg, Glace Bay, Nova Scotia.

Rosenberger, Benjamin M., seaman, second class, United States Naval Reserve Force.
Enrolled: Philadelphia, Pa., May 22, 1918.
Died: U. S. S. Mercy, while attached to U. S. S. Illinois, October 25, 1918.
Cause: Broncho-pneumonia.
Next of kin: Mother, Tillie Rosenberger, 720 East Eighth Street, Chester, Pa.

Rosencrans, William, apprentice seaman, United States Naval Reserve Force.
Enrolled: New Haven, Conn., August 6, 1918.
Died: Naval hospital, Great Lakes, III., September 26, 1918.
Cause: Influenza.
Next of kin: Mother, Mrs. Altha Rosencrans, 7 Admiral Street, New Haven, Conn.

Rosness, George Cyrus, landsman for electrician (G), United States Navy.
Enlisted: Minneapolis, Minn., June 21, 1917.
Died: Naval hospital. New York, N. Y., November 22, 1917.
Cause: Pneumonia, lobar.
Next of kin: Mother, Mary Rosness, 947 Sylvan Street., St. Paul, Minn.

Ross, Albert Andrew, seaman, United States Naval Reserve Force.
Enrolled: Boston, Mass., June 15, 1917.
Died: U. S. S. Manley, March 19, 1918.
Cause: Lost life by explosion on U. S. S. Manley.
Next of kin: Mother, Ella M. Wellbrock, 129 High Street, Hingham, Mass-.

Ross, Alfred, seaman, second class, United States Naval Reserve Force.
Enrolled: Peoria, Ill., June 24, 1918.
Died: Camp Logan, Ill., September 27, 1918.
Cause: Broncho-pneumonia.
Next of kin: Mother, Alma Theiery Ross, Heyworth, Ill.

Ross, Bruce Wallace, chief machinist's mate, United States Navy.
Enlisted: Portland, Oreg., January 5, 1915.
Died: Naval hospital. Norfolk, Va., December 12, 1917.
Cause: Burns.
Next of kin: Wife, Gertrude R. Ross, 915 North Street, Portsmouth, Va.

Ross, Frank Riley, ship's cook, third class. United States Naval Reserve Force.
Enrolled: Omaha, Nebr., June 11, 1918.
Died: Naval hospital, Great Lakes, Ill., September 26, 1918.
Cause: Influenza.
Next of kin: Wife, Wilma E. Ross, Newell, S. Dakota.

Ross, Hubbard Cecil, apprentice seaman, United States Naval Reserve Force.
Enrolled: Houston, Tex., June 1, 1918.
Died: Naval training camp, San Diego, Calif., October 13, 1918.
Cause: Pneumonia.
Next of kin: Father, Pressley Ross, Mexia, Tex.

Ross, John Aaron, fireman, second class, United States Navy.
Enlisted: Portland, Oreg., November 14, 1917.
Died: U. S. S. Pittsburgh, October 22, 1918.
Cause: Broncho-pneumonia.
Next of kin: Mother, Elizabeth Ross, 266 North Twenty-fifth Street, Portland, Oreg.

Ross, Rodney Perry, seaman, second class, United States Naval Reserve Force.
Enrolled: Louisville, Ky., April 5, 1918.
Died: On the train to Chicago, May 1, 1918.
Cause: Injured in fight.
Next of kin: Father, James F. Ross, Centertown, Ky.

Ross, Willis Raymon, seaman, second class, United States Naval Reserve Force.
Enrolled: Portland, Me., May 9, 1918.
Died: Naval hospital, New London, Conn., September 24, 1918.
Cause: Broncho-pneumonia.
Next of kin: Wife, Mrs. Lizzie Mae Ross, Le Grange, Me.

Rossiter, Irving Walter, gunner's mate, second class, United States Navy.
Enlisted: Philadelphia, Pa., December 4, 1917.
Died: Naval station, New York, April 7, 1918.
Cause: Pleurisy, suppurative.
Next of kin: Mother, Mary E. Connell, 128 Central Avenue, Dover, N. H.

Rossiter, William Archibald, fireman, first class, United States Navy.
Enlisted: Montgomery, Ala., May 3, 1917.
Died: Naval base hospital, Brest, France, March 13, 1918.
Cause: Septicemia.
Next of kin: Father, Charles Francis Rossiter, R. F. D. 2, box 24, Spencer, Iowa.

Rost, Oscar Bernhard, musician, second class, United States Naval Reserve Force.
Enrolled: Minneapolis, Minn., May 22, 1918.
Died: Naval hospital, Great Lakes, Ill., September 30, 1918.
Cause: Influenza.
Next of kin: Mother, Marie Rost, Ulen, Minn.

Rotenbery, Elda Hershell, fireman, third class, United States Navy.
Enlisted: Dallas, Tex., December 10, 1917.
Died: Naval hospital, Great Lakes, III, January 15, 1918.
Cause: Cerebrospinal fever.
Next of kin: Father, Wesley Lofatt, Wexahachie, Tex.

Roth, Charles Lewis, machinist's mate, first class, United States Navy.
Enlisted: Brooklyn, N. Y., June 8, 1915.
Died: U. S. S. Cassin, August 18, 1918.
Cause: Drowned.
Next of kin: Mother, Minnie Rothe, Angola, N. Y.

Roth, Harry Raymond, landsman electrician (R), United States Naval Reserve Force.
Enrolled: Peoria, Ill., February 18, 1918.
Died: Naval hospital, Great Lakes, Ill., September 30, 1918.
Cause: Influenza.
Next of kin: Father, Willard P. Roth, R. No. 9, Paris, Ill.

Roth, John Charles, seaman, second class, United States Navy.
Enlisted: New York, N. Y., May 11, 1917.
Died: Naval hospital, Norfolk, Va., April 12, 1918.
Cause: Pleurisy, suppurative.
Next of kin: Father, John Roth, 339 East Forty-fifth Street, New York, N. Y.

Roth, Leo, boatswain's mate, first class, United States Navy.
Enlisted: New York, N. Y., August 13, 1917.
Died: Naval hospital, New York, September 24, 1917.
Cause: Pneumonia, lobar.
Next of kin: Cousin, Andrew Winter, 439 East Fifth Street, New York City, N. Y.

Rothschild, Lester Benedict, yeoman, third class, United States Naval Reserve Force.
Enrolled: Philadelphia, Pa., June 3, 1918.
Died: Section base, Lewes, Del., October 15, 1918.
Cause: Pneumonia.
Next of kin: Mother, Mrs. Bertha Rothschild, 415 South Street, Philadelphia, Pa.

Rouse, Robert Jeff, hospital apprentice, second class, United States Navy.
Enlisted: Houston, Tex., February 9, 1917.
Died: Naval hospital, Great Lakes, Ill., May 6, 1917.
Cause: Suppurative pleurisy.
Next of kin: Foster mother, Mrs. Hester A. Rouse, Dalhart, Tex.

Rowe, Bert Richard, seaman, second class, National Naval Volunteers.
Enrolled: Bremerton, Wash., April 11, 1917.
Died: Naval hospital, Portsmouth, N. H., March 23, 1918.
Cause: Pleurisy.
Next of kin: Sister. .Mrs. Beatrice Hastings, Hoquiam, Wash.

Rowe, Clifford Gordon, seaman, second class, United States Navy.
Enlisted: Rochester, N. Y., June 19, 1918.
Died: UV S. S. Leviathan, May 15, 1918.
Cause: Lobar pneumonia.
Next of kin: Brother, William H. Rowe, R. F. D. No. 6, Medina, N. Y.

Rowe, Francis Edward, hospital apprentice, second class, United States Navy.
Enlisted: Baltimore, Md., June 4, 1918.
Died: Naval Hospital, Newport, R. I., September 23, 1918.
Cause: Pneumonia, lobar.
Next of kin: Father, Edward Hoke Rowe, Emmitsburg, Md.

Rowe, Joseph Walter, seaman, second class, United States Navy.
Enlisted: Raleigh, N. C, December 13, 1917.
Died: Naval hospital, Hampton Roads, Va., May 7, 1918.
Cause: Septicemia.
Next of kin: Father, Walter W. Rowe, Greensboro, N. C.

Rowe, Walton Dye, apprentice seaman, United States Naval Reserve Force.
Enrolled: Buffalo, N. Y., August 6, 1918.
Died: Naval hospital, Great Lakes, Ill., September 25, 1918.
Cause: Influenza.
Next of kin: Father, George Anthony Rowe, Moravia, N. Y.

Rowles, Harry, apprentice seaman, United States Naval Reserve Force.
Enrolled: Philadelphia, Pa., June 27, 1918.
Died: Naval hospital, Great Lakes, Ill., October 3, 1918.
Cause: Cerebrospinal fever.
Next of kin: Wife, Eva May Rowles, 110 Lawnside Avenue, Collingswood, N. J.

Rowley, Patrick, mess attendant, first class, United States Naval Reserve Force.
Enrolled: New York, N. Y., November 23, 1917.
Died: U. S. S. Cherokee, February 26, 1918.
Cause: Drowning.
Next of kin: Father, Michael Rowley, Drumcree, Letrim, Ireland.

Rowsey, Grover Lee, apprentice seaman, United States Navy.
Enlisted: Richmond, Va., December 29, 1917.
Died: Naval hospital, Norfolk, Va., February 26, 1918.
Cause: Broncho-pneumonia.
Next of kin: Father, Robert Rowsey, Kerrs Creek, Va.

Roxas, Benito, mess attendant, second class, United States Navy.
Enlisted: Cavite, P. I., October 13, 1916.
Died: U. S. S. Rochester, February 11, 1918.
Cause: Pneumonia.
Next of kin: Father, Eusebio Roxas, 170 Solona Street, Manila, P. I.

Roxas, Nemesio, mess attendant, third class, United States Navy.
Enlisted: Cavite, P. I., July 15, 1918.
Died: Naval hospital, Puget Sound, Wash., October 2, 1918.
Cause: Influenza.
Next of kin: Wife, Maria Drueco, San Mateo, Rizal, P. I.

Roxas, Paciano, pattern maker, first class, United States Navy.
Enlisted: Cavite, P. I., October 7,. 1912.
Died: Willard Parker Hospital, New York City, N. Y., October 5, 1918.
Cause: Broncho-pneumonia.
Next of kin: Mother, Maxima Acolentaba, Panay, Capiz, P. I.

Royalty, Alvey Lee, seaman, second class, United States Naval Reserve Force.
Enrolled: Louisville. Ky., May 16, 1918.
Died: Naval hospital, Great Lakes, Ill., September 18, 1918.
Cause: Influenza.
Next of kin: Sister, Lulu Frances Royalty, Short Creek, Ky.

Rozanski, Martin, seaman, United States Navy.
Enlisted: Boston, Mass.. September 17, 1917.
Died: U. S. S. Manley, March 19, 1918.
Cause: Killed in explosion on board U. S. S. Manley.
Next of kin: Father, Max Rozanski, 153 East Central Avenue, Toledo, Ohio.

Rubel, Mortimer Strauss, storekeeper, third class, United States Naval Reserve Force.
Enrolled: Great Lakes, Ill., June 17, 1918.
Died: Naval hospital, Great Lakes, Ill., October 2, 1918.
Cause: Influenza.
Next of kin: Wife, Mrs. Rose Rubel, 5112 Kimbark Avenue. Chicago, Ill.

Rubenstein, Harold Baron, seaman, second class, United States Navy.
Enlisted: Newport, R. I., October 13, 1916.
Died: Naval hospital, Brooklyn, N. Y., June 23, 1918.
Cause: Gunshot wound.
Next of kin: Father, Louis Rubenstein, 255 Thames Street, Newport, R. I.

Rubin, Harold, landsman for machinist's mate (A), United States Naval Reserve Force.
Enrolled: San Francisco, Calif., June 24, 1918.
Died: Naval training camp, San Diego, Calif., November 9, 1918.
Cause: Influenza.
Next of kin: Mother. Tillie Rubin, 1084 Ashmount Avenue, Oakland, Calif.

Rubin, Moe, seaman, United States Navy.
Enlisted: Indianapolis, Ind., January 8, 1916.
Died: Naval hospital, Fort Lyon, Colo., October 22, 1917.
Cause: Tuberculosis.
Next of kin: Father, Hayman Rubin, 460 East One hundred and forty-sixth Street, New York City, N. Y.

Rucker, William Erwin, apprentice seaman, United States Navy.
Enlisted: Dallas, Tex., December 15, 1917.
Died: Naval hospital, Great Lakes, Ill., December 23, 1917.
Cause: Septicemia.
Next of kin: Wife, Mrs. Margaret Rucker, McKinney, Tex.

Rudbeck, Oscar, electrician, third class, United States Naval Reserve Force.
Enrolled: Newport, R. I., March 26, 1915.
Died: U. S. S. Hull, March 15, 1918.
Cause: Lost overboard.
Next of kin: Mother, Esther Rudbeck, 73 Park Avenue, New York City, N. Y.

Rudy, Charles Thomas, machinist's mate, second class (A), United States Navy.
Enlisted: Louisville, Ky., November 12, 1917.
Died: Naval air station, Trojan, France, September 18, 1918.
Cause: Pneumonia.
Next of kin: Mother, Julia F. Rudy, 703 East Market Street, New Albany, Ind.

Ruff, Alfred Gus, chief commissary steward, United States Navy.
Enlisted: Base No. 3, April 5, 1918.
Died: U. S. S. Ohio, September 26, 1918.
Cause: Pneumonia.
Next of kin: Wife, Ida May Ruff, 3316 North Uber Street, Philadelphia, Pa.

Ruff, George, seaman, second class, United States Navy.
Enlisted: Chicago, Ill., September 28, 1917.
Died: Naval hospital, Great Lakes, Ill., January 30, 1918.
Cause: Diphtheria.
Next of kin: Mother, Mrs. Bertha Wolf, 67 Greenwood Avenue, Blue Island, Ill.

Rumney, Harry Robert, seaman, second class, United States Navy.
Enlisted: Great Lakes, Ill., May 31, 1917.
Died: Naval hospital, League Island, Pa., October 8, 1918.
Cause: Influenza.
Next of kin: Mother, Elsie Rumney, Sheridan, Ill.

Runyan, Clyde, fireman, third class, United States Naval Reserve Force.
Enrolled: Des Moines, Iowa, July 6, 1918.
Died: Naval hospital, Chelsea, Mass., October 3, 1918.
Cause: Influenza.
Next of kin: Mother, Nellie Fraser Runyan, Laurens, Iowa.

Runyan, Will Trayne, Jr., seaman, second class, United States Naval Reserve Force.
Enrolled: Kansas City, Mo., June 10, 1918.
Died: Naval training camp, Camp Logan, Ill., October 2, 1918.
Cause: Pneumonia, broncho.
Next of kin: Wife, Elizabeth Boyd Runyan, Norborne, Mo.

 

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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