Surname Shrimpton to Sleeper

Enlisted Men

Shrimpton, Ernest Wolterton, seaman, second class, United States Naval Reserve Force.
Enrolled: New York, N. Y., November 10, 1917.
Died: Third naval district, New York, N. Y., January 5, 1918.
Cause: Pneumonia.
Next of kin: Father, John Shrimpton, William Street, New Marston, Oxford, England.

Shugrue, Joseph Jeremiah, machinist's mate, first class, United States Naval Reserve Force.
Enrolled: New Haven, Conn., April 1, 1918.
Died: Naval aviation forces, foreign service, Paris, July 17, 1918.
Cause: Pneumonia.
Next of kin: Wife, Mrs. Margaret Shugrue, 48 Glover Street, Waterbury, Conn.

Shultz, Paul William, seaman, second class, United States Navy.
Enlisted: Philadelphia, Pa., May 26, 1917.
Died: Naval hospital, Chelsea, Mass., April 6, 1918.
Cause: Gastroenteritis.
Next of kin: Father, George Washington Shultz, R. F. D. No. 1, Bristol, Pa.

Shumaker, Charles Daniel, fireman, second class, United States Navy.
Enlisted: El Paso, Tex., December 15, 1917.
Died: United States Naval Base No. 13, October 10, 1918.
Cause: Pneumonia.
Next of kin: Mother, Mrs. Trinidad Shumaker, 1021 South Second Avenue, Phoenix, Ariz.

Sicklesteel, Horton Ralph, landsman for electrician, United States Naval Reserve Force.
Enrolled: Detroit, Mich., August 12, 1918.
Died: United States naval hospital, Newport, R. L, September 22, 1918.
Cause: Pneumonia, lobar.
Next of kin: Mother, Alice Sicklesteel, North Branch, Mich.

Sidey, David Wilbur, Jr., quartermaster, third class, United States Navy.
Enlisted: San Pedro, Calif., July 29, 1918.
Died: United States sub. base, San Pedro, Calif., September 24, 1918.
Cause: Accidentally falling through elevator shaft.
Next of kin: Mother, Rose De Graff Sidey, 1645 Vineyard Avenue, Los Angeles, Calif.

Sidwell, Errett Linwood, seaman, United States Navy.
Enlisted: St. Louis, Mo., November 26, 1917.
Died: U. S. S. Mercy, October 21, 1918.
Cause: Cerebrospinal meningitis.
Next of kin: Father, William Sidwell, Eolia, Mo.

Siegel. Louis, mess attendant, third class, United States Naval Reserve Force,
Enrolled: Brooklyn, N. Y., May 27, 1918.
Died: U. S. S. Buena Ventura, September 27, 1918.
Cause: Lost his life when U. S. S. Buena Ventura was sunk.
Next of kin: Sister, Lena Belkin, 2864 West Twenty-third Street, Brooklyn, N. Y.

Siegmund, Arthur Paul, machinist's mate, first class, United States Navy.
Enlisted: St. Louis, Mo., December 13, 1917.
Died: Naval training station, Great Lakes, Ill., March 15, 1918.
Cause: Lobar pneumonia.
Next of kin: Mother, Mrs. L. E. Siegmund, 3225 South Jefferson Avenue, St. Louis, Mo.

Siewierski, Adam Paul, fireman, second class, United States Navy.
Enlisted: Baltimore, Md., April 18, 1917.
Died: Navy collier Cyclops, June 14, 1918.
Cause: Member of crew on missing Cyclops.
Next of kin: Father, Joseph Siewierski, 2702 Hudson Street, Baltimore, Md.

Signer, Stanley Elliott, landsman yeoman, United States Naval Reserve Force.
Enrolled: Great Lakes, Ill., April 29, 1918.
Died: Naval station, Great Lakes, Ill., August 4, 1918.
Cause: Fatal submersion.
Next of kin: Father, Charles B. Signer, 6809 Union Avenue, Chicago, Ill.

Sikyta, James, fireman, third class. United States Naval Reserve Force.
Enrolled: Omaha, Nebr., July 18, 1918.
Died: United States naval hospital, Great Lakes, Ill., October 7, 1918.
Cause: Influenza.
Next of kin: Father, Frank Sikyta, Crab Orchard, Nebr.

Silbereisen, Charles Roland, seaman, United States Navy.
Enlisted: Baltimore, Md., April 17, 1917.
Died: U. S. S. Nevada, October 30, 1918.
Cause: Bronchial pneumonia.
Next of kin: Father, Louis Silbereisen, Elkridge, Md.

Silver, George W., machinist's mate, second class, United States Naval Reserve Force.
Enrolled: Newport. R. I., December 11, 1917.
Died: Naval hospital, Newport, R. I., September 25, 1918.
Cause: Burns.
Next of kin: Father, William Silver, 112 Bridge Street, Fairhaven, Mass.

Silver, Willard, yeoman, second class, United States Naval Reserve Force.
Enrolled: Cleveland. Ohio, June 4, 1917.
Died: United States Naval Hospital, League Island, Pa., September 20, 1918.
Cause: Influenza.
Next of kin: Mother, Nellie Silver, 3134 Whitehorn Road, Cleveland Heights, Ohio.

Silvernail, Lloyd H, seaman, second class, United States Navy.
Enlisted: Binghamton, N. Y., May 16, 1917.
Died: U. S. S. Covington, July 1, 1918.
Cause: Lost when vessel was torpedoed and sunk.
Next of kin: Father, Farion A. Silvernail, R. F. D. Bainbridge, N. T.

Silverwood, Frank, seaman, second class, United States Naval Reserve Force.
Enrolled: Albany, N. Y., May 21, 1918.
Died: United States naval hospital, Pelham Bay Park, N. Y., October 9, 1918.
Cause: Broncho-pneumonia.
Next of kin: Mother, Emily Silverwood, 142 Dove Street, Albany, N. Y.

Simm, James Stephens, seaman, second class, United States Naval Reserve Force.
Enrolled: Louisville, Ky., May 3, 1918.
Died: Naval hospital, Great Lakes, Ill., September 25, 1918.
Cause: Broncho-pneumonia.
Next of kin: Father, James Clark Simm, 6100 One hundred and sixty-first Street, New York, N. Y.

Simmons, Charles Robert, machinist's mate, first class United States Navy.
Enlisted: Dallas, Tex., July 15, 1914.
Died: U. S. S. Jacob Jones, December 6, 1917.
Cause: Killed in accident.
Next of kin: Father, J. W. Simmons, Memphis, Tex.

Simmons, John Matterson, fireman, third class, United States Naval Reserve Force.
Enrolled: St. Louis, Mo., July 15, 1918.
Died: Naval hospital, Great Lakes, Ill., October 17, 1918.
Cause: Acute appendicitis.
Next of kin: Mother, Sarah A. Simmons, Whiteside, Mo.

Simmons, Robert Patrick, seaman, second class, United States Naval Reserve Force.
Enrolled: Birmingham, Ala., June 4, 1918.
Died: Naval hospital, Naval Base, Va., October 2, 1918.
Cause: Pneumonia, lobar.
Next of kin: Father, James H. Simmons, Route No. 1, Box 86, Woodville, Ala.

Simon, Charles Henry, seaman, United States Navy.
Enlisted: Chicago, Ill., February 17, 1916.
Died: On board hospital ship Garth Castle, July 21, 1918.
Cause: Acute lobar pneumonia.
Next of kin: Father, John H. Simon, 226 Monroe Street, Springfield, Ill.

Simon, Joseph, apprentice seaman, United States Naval Reserve Force.
Enrolled: New York, N. Y., August 23, 1918.
Died: Naval Training Station, Great Lakes, Ill., October 2, 1918.
Cause: Broncho-pneumonia.
Next of kin: Father, Julius Simon, 2251 Third Avenue, New York, N. Y.

Simoneau, Hector Valentine, seaman, second class, United States Naval Reserve Force.
Enrolled: Kansas City, Mo., May 3, 1918.
Died: United States naval hospital, Newport, R. I., September 21, 1918.
Cause: Pneumonia, lobar.
Next of kin: Father, Clem C. Simoneaux, Clyde, Kans.

Simonson, James Ralph, painter, third class, United States Naval Reserve Force.
Enrolled: Chicago, Ill., May 31, 1918.
Died: Naval hospital, Great Lakes, Ill., September 30, 1918.
Cause: Influenza.
Next of kin: Father, John Simonson, Stronghurst, Ill.

Simpson, Franklin Dyer, seaman, second class, United States Naval Reserve Force.
Enrolled: Jacksonville, Fla., July 24, 1917.
Died: United States naval hospital, Philadelphia, Pa., September 24, 1918.
Cause: Influenza.
Next of kin: Mother, Sarah Caroline Simpson, Owosso, Mich.

Simpson, Harvey West, apprentice seaman, United States Navy.
Enlisted: Burlington, Vt, October 9, 1917.
Died: Naval hospital, Norfolk, Va., December 26, 1917.
Cause: Cerebrospinal fever.
Next of kin: Mother, Mrs. Mildred Simpson, 153 Howard Street, Burlington, Vt.

Simpson, Hubert Harmon, seaman, United States Navy.
Enlisted: San Francisco, Calif., November 23, 1917.
Died: Naval hospital, Fort Lyon, Colo., April 6, 1918.
Cause: Tuberculosis.
Next of kin: Mother, Mellisa Simpson, Corning, Calif.

Simpson, John Jay, seaman, second class, United States Naval Reserve Force.
Enrolled: Indianapolis, Ind., May 20, 1918.
Died: Hospital No. 3, Leigh, Scotland, November 1, 1918.
Cause: Pneumonia.
Next of kin: Father, John Simpson, St. Paul, Ind.

Simpson, Wallace, cabin steward, United States Navy.
Enlisted: Brooklyn, N. Y., November 18, 1915.
Died. U. S. S. Jacob Jones, December 6, 1917.
Cause: Killed in action.
Next of kin: Father, Thomas Simpson, 2439 Welton Street, Denver, Colo.

Simpson, William Henry, fireman, first class, United States Navy.
Enlisted: Norfolk Va., December S, 1915.
Died: United States naval hospital, Fort Lyon, Colo., September 30, 1917.
Cause: Tuberculosis, chronic.
Next of kin: Sister, Caroline E. Simpson, 3309 Mutter Street, Philadelphia, Pa.

Sims, Henry L., apprentice seaman, National Naval Volunteers.
Enrolled: Kansas City, Mo., April 6, 1917.
Died: Naval hospital, Great Lakes, Ill., May 29, 1917.
Cause: From injuries received by being struck by motor truck.
Next of kin: Father, Henry Sims, sr., Mineola, Tex.

Sims, Owen Alderman, electrician, second class (general), United States Navy.
Enlisted: Atlanta, Ga., April 12, 1917.
Died: U. S. S. Mercy, October 2, 1918.
Cause: Lobar pneumonia.
Next of kin: Mother, Alice Sims, 352 West Avenue, North Augusta, S. C.

Sims, William High, seaman, second class, United States Naval Reserve Force.
Enrolled: Tampa, Fla., June 6, 1918.
Died: Seventh Naval District, Key West, Fla., August 19, 1918.
Cause: Accidentally drowned.
Next of kin: Mother, Mrs. Sophia Sims, Lakeland, Polk County, Fla.

Singer, John Adolph, apprentice seaman, United States Naval Reserve Force.
Enrolled: Minneapolis, Minn., July 25, 1918.
Died: Naval hospital, Great Lakes, Ill., September 22, 1918.
Cause: Influenza.
Next of kin: Mother, Margaret Berreth Singer, Mercer, N. Dakota.

Singleton, Archie Ivy, apprentice seaman, United States Navy.
Enlisted: New Orleans, La., July 12, 1918.
Died: Waxia, La., October 17, 1918.
Cause: Dementia.
Next of kin: Father, John Riley Singleton, Washington, Rapides Parish, La.

Singleton, Richard Savage, chief boatswain's mate, United States Naval Reserve Force.
Enrolled: Philadelphia, Pa., April 9, 1917.
Died: Navy yard, Philadelphia, Pa., September 19, 1918.
Cause: Pneumonia, lobar.
Next of kin: Wife, Edna A. Singleton, 2030 Master Street, Philadelphia, Pa.

Singleton, William Mercer, ship's cook, first class, United States Navy.
Enlisted: Portsmouth, N. H., October 22, 1914.
Died: Naval hospital, Portsmouth, N. H., September 29, 1918.
Cause: Pneumonia, lobar.
Next of kin: Wife, Elizabeth Elease Singleton, 45 Bridge Street, Newport, R. I.

Singley, Jacob Omerle, seaman, second class, United States Naval Reserve Force.
Enrolled: Columbia, S. C, June 15, 1918.
Died: U. S. S. Montauk, August 21, 1918.
Cause: Lost his life when U. S. S. Montauk foundered.
Next of kin: Mother, Anna Singley, Prosperity, S. C.

Sinks, George Dewey, musician, second class, United States Navy.
Enlisted: Cincinnati, Ohio, October 23, 1916.
Died: U. S. S. Nevada, March 10, 1918.
Cause: Accidentally killed playing baseball.
Next of kin: Father, Korah L. Sinks, 22 Pioneer Street, Dayton, Ohio.

Siren, Harold Frederick, seaman, second class, United States Navy.
Enlisted: New Orleans, La., March 13, 1917.
Died: U. S. S. Kanawha, October 20, 1918.
Cause: Drowning.
Next of kin: Mother, Johanna Siren, 394 South Pierce Street, New Orleans, La.

Sisk, Olen Dewey, apprentice seaman, United States Navy.
Enlisted: St. Louis, Mo., November 30, 1917.
Died: Naval hospital, Charleston, S. C, January 16, 1918.
Cause: Epilepsy.
Next of kin: Father, David L. Sisk, Licking, Mo.

Sisk, Penn, apprentice seaman, United States Navy.
Enlisted: Jackson, Miss., November 27, 1917.
Died: Naval hospital, Hampton Roads, Va., February 27, 1918.
Cause: Cerebrospinal fever.
Next of kin: Father, Samuel D. Sisk, Amory, Miss., R. F. D. No. 4.

Siskey, Wattswoff Joseph, seaman, second class, United States Navy.
Enlisted: New Haven, Conn., April 4, 1917.
Died: U. S. S. Salem, September 29, 1918.
Cause: Missing from motor boat which was returning with liberty party to U. S. S. Salem.
Next of kin: Father, Frank Siskey, R. R. No. 3, New Milford, Conn.

Sisson, Emett Leroy, seaman, second class, United States Navy.
Enlisted: Dallas, Tex., July 2, 1917.
Died: Naval training station, Great Lakes, Ill., January 17, 1918.
Cause: Pneumonia, lobar.
Next of kin: Father, Robert Wesley Sisson, Ballinger, Tex.

Sistrunk, Simon Lagrange, seaman, second class, United States Navy.
Enlisted: Pensacola, Fla., June 28, 1917.
Died: United States Navy aeronautic station, Pensacola, Fla., July 7, 1917.
Cause: Accidental gunshot (cleaning gun).
Next of kin: Mother, Nan A. Sistrunk, 404 Line Street, Ocala, Fla.

Skaggs, Andrew Donnie, landsman for quartermaster (A), United States Navy.
Enlisted: Dallas, Tex., March 29, 1917.
Died: United States Navy air station, Lletudy, France, February 28, 1918.
Cause: Seaplane accident.
Next of kin: Mother, Martha Skaggs, Newbern, Tenn.

Skaggs, Glide Elles, fireman, first class, United States Navy.
Enlisted: Louisville. Ky., June 10, 1918.
Died: Receiving ship at Great Lakes, Ill., September 27, 1918.
Cause: Pneumonia, lobar.
Next of kin: Mother, Nancy A. Skaggs, Campbellsville, Ky.

Skellenger, Samuel Alexander, seaman, second class, National Naval Volunteers.
Enrolled: Miami, Fla., July 28, 1917.
Died: Navy collier Cyclops, June 14, 1918.
Cause: Member of crew on missing Cyclops.
Next of kin: Wife, Rebecca Skellenger, Camden, Ind.

Skelly, Charles Andrew, apprentice seaman, United States Naval Reserve Force.
Enrolled: Louisville, Ky., July 17, 1918.
Died: Naval hospital, Great Lakes, Ill., September 26, 1918.
Cause: Influenza.
Next of kin: Father, John Skelly, 1112 Spring Street, Cincinnati, Ohio.

Skelly, Edward James, seaman, second class, United States Naval Reserve Force.
Enrolled: Milwaukee, Wis., May 20, 1918.
Died: Navy Base Hospital No. 5, October 7, 1918.
Cause: Pneumonia.
Next of kin: Father, John Skelly, R. R. No. 5, Madison, Wis.

Skelly. Harry Nealson, engineman, second class, United States Navy.
Enlisted: Philadelphia, Pa., April 9, 1917.
Died: U. S. S. Mount Vernon, September 5, 1918.
Cause: Killed in action.
Next of kin: Mother, Bertha Skelly, 36 South Redfield Street, Philadelphia, Pa.

Skelton, Omar Martice, seaman, second class, United States Naval Reserve Force.
Enrolled: Indianapolis. Ind., June 4, 1918.
Died: Ninth, tenth, eleventh naval districts, Great Lakes, Ill., September 28, 1918.
Cause: Pneumonia.
Next of kin: Father, Henry Skelton, R. R. No. 4, Mount Pulaski, Ill.

Skhal, Ingnor Oliver, seaman, second class, United States Navy.
Enlisted: Minneapolis, Minn., May 30, 1917.
Died: Naval hospital. Portsmouth, Va., August 5, 1918.
Cause: Pleurisy, suppurative.
Next of kin: Mother, Ingeborg Skhal, Big Falls, Minn.

Skidmore, Donald Hubert, yeoman, second class, United States Navy.
Enlisted: Minneapolis, Minn., April 15, 1918.
Died: U. S. S. President Grant, April 17, 1918.
Cause: Pneumonia.
Next of kin: Father, Wallace G. Skidmore, 1905 First Avenue South, Minneapolis, Minn.

Shilling, De Forest Willard, quartermaster, first class, United States Naval Reserve Force.
Enrolled: Philadelphia, Pa., April 3, 1917.
Died: Aldan, Pa., October 12, 1918.
Cause: Pneumonia.
Next of kin: Father, Dr. M. J. Shilling, Aldan, Pa.

Skipper, Charles Merlin, ship's cook, second class, United States Navy.
Enlisted: Scranton, Pa., May 16, 1917.
Died: Naval hospital, Annapolis, Md., October 4, 1918.
Cause: Pneumonia.
Next of kin: Mother, Rebecca Skipper, 617 Madison Avenue, Scranton, Pa,

Skutt, Ray, seaman, second class, United States Naval Reserve Force.
Enrolled: Detroit, Mich., May 14, 1918.
Died: Naval hospital, Great Lakes, Ill., September 26, 1918.
Cause: Influenza.
Next of kin: Wife, Vera Skutt, care of Charles Dana, Williamston, Mich.

Slater, George James, boatswain's mate, second class, United States Navy.
Enlisted: Philadelphia, Pa., April 21, 1915.
Died: U. S. S. Chipper, November 7, 1918.
Cause: Pneumonia.
Next of kin: Father, George Slater, 123 East Coulter Street, Philadelphia, Pa.

Slaugh, Wilfred Charles, apprentice seaman, United States Navy.
Enlisted: Philadelphia, Pa., June 25, 1918.
Died: United States naval hospital, Great Lakes, Ill., September 25, 1918.
Cause: Influenza.
Next of kin: Father, Frederick Slaugh, 2110, North Seventh Street, Philadelphia, Pa.

Slaughter. George Washington, mess attendant, third class, United States Navy.
Enlisted: Kansas City, Mo., April 1, 1918.
Died: Mary Gates Hospital, Texas, June 21, 1918.
Cause: Pneumonia.
Next of kin: Father, Charles V. Slaughter, Tugaloo, Miss.

Slawson, Spencer Wallace, seaman, second class, United States Naval Reserve Force.
Enrolled: New York, N. Y., May 31, 1918.
Died: Naval section, Students' Army Training Corps, Dartmouth College,
October 9, 1918.
Cause: Broncho-pneumonia.
Next of kin: Father, Geo. Lemuel Slawson, Greenwich, Conn.

Sleeper, Lawrence Maxwell, apprentice seaman, United States Navy.
Enlisted: Dallas, Tex., March 13, 1917.
Died: United States naval hospital, Great Lakes, Ill., April 11, 1917.
Cause: Pneumonia.
Next of kin: Mother, Daisy Lyttle, 167 East Houston Street, Paris, Tex.

 

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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