Surname Welty to Whitmyer

Enlisted Men

Welty, Frank George, pharmacist's mate, second class, United States Navy.
Enlisted: Indianapolis, February 2, 1914.
Died: France, while with medical unit, Fifth Marines, June 26, 1918.
Cause: Wounds received in action.
Next of kin: Father, Emile S. Welty, 1130 Bleecker Street, Utica, N. Y.

Wentworth, Leonard Harold, seaman, second class, United States Naval Reserve Force.
Enrolled: St. Louis, Mo., June 25, 1918.
Died: Navy rifle range. Camp Logan, Ill., September 29, 1918.
Cause: Pneumonia.
Next of kin: Mother, Gertrude Wentworth, Springdale, Ark.

Wenz, John Frank, hospital apprentice, second class, United States Naval Reserve Force.
Enrolled: Great Lakes, Ill., May 15, 1918.
Died: Naval hospital, Great Lakes, Ill., September 21, 1918.
Cause: Influenza.
Next of kin: Mother, Adelia Haertle Wenz, Watersmeet, Mich.

Wenzel, George Elwood, seaman, second class, United States Naval Reserve Force.
Enrolled: San Francisco, Calif., May 18, 1918.
Died: U. S. S. Des Moines, October 6, 1918.
Cause: Drowning.
Next of kin: Wife, Laurel Emmeline Wenzel, 1647 Fulton Street. San Francisco, Calif.

Wenzel, Louis Henry, seaman, second class, United States Navy.
Enlisted: Newark, N. J., December 17, 1917.
Died: Naval hospital, New York, N. Y., March 26, 1918.
Cause: Pleurisy, suppurative.
Next of kin: Mother, Fanny Wenzel, Van Ruper Avenue, East Paterson, N. J.

Wernecke, Christian Ignatius, musician, second class, United States Navy.
Enlisted: Baltimore, Md., April 27, 1917.
Died: Naval hospital, Charleston, S. C, July 27, 1918.
Cause: Meningitis, cerebrospinal.
Next of kin: Mother, Mary C. Wernecke, Home for Incurables, 21 Guilford Avenue, Baltimore, Md.

Werner, Edward Albert, electrician, first class (R), United States Naval Reserve Force.
Enrolled: San Francisco, Calif., May 4, 1917.
Died: Hospital, Hoboken, N. J., October 29, 1918.
Cause: Pneumonia.
Next of kin: Mother, Marie Elizabeth Werner, 2313 Ninth Street, Berkeley, Calif.

Werner, Francis Joseph, seaman, second class, United States Navy.
Enlisted: Omaha, Nebr., October 4, 1916.
Died: Naval hospital, Great Lakes, Ill., May 2, 1917.
Cause: Pleurisy, suppurative.
Next of kin: Father, Charles Warner, 2325 Holmes Street, Kansas City, Mo.

Wesche, Richard, seaman, second class, United States Naval Reserve Force.
Enrolled: Brooklyn, N. Y., May 26, 1917.
Died: U. S. S. Alcedo, November 5, 1917.
Cause: Lost life when ship was sunk.
Next of kin: Mother, Elizabeth Wesche, 1212 Jefferson Avenue, Brooklyn, N. Y.

Wescott, Cecil Clinton, chief quartermaster, United Slates Naval Reserve Force.
Enrolled: Rockland, Me., March 27, 1917.
Died: Knox County Hospital, Rockland, Me., May 30, 1918.
Cause: Abscesses of right lung.
Next of kin: Wife, Helen Francis Wescott, 47 Pacific Street, Rockland, Me.

Wesley, John L. G, seaman, second class, United States Naval Reserve Force.
Enrolled: Birmingham, Ala., June 5, 1918.
Died: Naval hospital, Norfolk, Va., October 19, 1918.
Cause: Pneumonia.
Next of kin: Wife, Bertha Mae Wesley, Parrish, Ala.

Wessling, William McKinley, machinist's mate (A.), second class, United States Naval Reserve Force.
Enrolled: Great Lakes, Ill., July 19, 1918.
Died: Naval hospital, Great Lakes, Ill.. September 25, 1918.
Cause: Influenza.
Next of kin: Father. George H. Wessling, 3139 Eastwood Avenue, Chicago, Ill.

West, Andres Benny, fireman, second class. United States Navy.
Enlisted: Portland, Greg., July 2, 1917.
Died: Navy collier Cyclops, June 14, 1918.
Cause: Member of crew on missing Cyclops.
Next of kin: Mother, Jessie B. West, Clatskanie, Oreg.

West, Frank Earnest, seaman, second class, United States Navy.
Enlisted: Portland, Me., April 4, 1917.
Died: Naval hospital, New York, N. Y.. April 29, 1917.
Cause: Pneumonia.
Next of kin: Mother, Villa Lawrence West, R. F. D. No. 3, West Paris, Me.

West, Henry Beryl, apprentice seaman, United States Naval Reserve Force.
Enrolled: Nashville, Tenn., August 6, 1918.
Died: Navy mobilization sub station, Los Angeles, Calif., October 4, 1918.
Cause: Influenza.
Next of kin: Mother, Lillie Ann West, Stuttgart, Ark.

West, James Alexander, fireman, second class, United States Navy.
Enlisted: Portland, Oreg., July 2, 1917.
Died: Navy collier Cyclops, June 14, 1918.
Cause: Member of crew on missing Cyclops.
Next of kin: Mother, Jessie B. West, Clatskanie, Oreg.

West, William Harry, fireman, first class. United States Navy.
Enlisted: Oklahoma City, Okla., May 5, 1917.
Died: Navy collier Cyclops, June 14, 1918.
Cause: Member of crew on board missing Cyclops.
Next of kin: Father, William J. West, Los Angeles, Calif.

West, Woodford Norman, apprentice seaman, United States Navy.
Enlisted: Portland, Me., December 5, 1917.
Died: Naval hospital, Newport, R. I., January 16, 1918.
Cause: Pneumonia.
Next of kin: Sister, Lorna B. Dyer, East Newport, Me.

Westermeyer, John Joseph, fireman second class. United States Navy.
Enlisted: Kansas City, Mo., April 10, 1917.
Died: U. S. S. Solace, January 19. 1918.
Cause: Disease.
Next of kin: Father, Henry Westermeyer, 340 North Ferry Street. Kansas City, Kans.

Wetherbee, Buel Mills, seaman, United States Navy.
Enlisted: Minneapolis, Minn., May 4, 1917.
Died: British hospital ship Karapaba, June 25, 1918.
Cause: Pneumonia.
Next of kin: Mother, Leila Wetherbee, Fairmount, N. Dakota.

Wetstein, Ellis Delaware, ship's cook, second class, United States Navy.
Enlisted: Puget Sound, April 28, 1918.
Died: U. S. S. South Dakota, May 16, 1917.
Cause: Obstruction, acute intestinal.
Next of kin: Mother, Eliza Wetstein, Mukilteo, Wash.

Wetzel, Leon Joseph, seaman, second class, United States Navy.
Enlisted: Minneapolis, Minn., April 29, 1917.
Died: U. S. S. Jacob Jones, December 6, 1917.
Cause: Killed in action with enemy submarine.
Next of kin: Mother, Julia Wetzel, 665 West Fourth Street, Winona, Tenn.

Whalen, David Roy, chief quartermaster, United States Navy.
Enlisted: Fortress Monroe, Va., December 4, 1915.
Died: U. S. S. Lenape, October 14, 1918.
Cause: Influenza.
Next of kin: Wife, Clara Smith Whalen, 3505 Falls Road, Baltimore, Md.

Whalen, John Edward, quartermaster, third class, United States Naval Reserve Force.
Enrolled: Atlantic City, N. J., May 3, 1917.
Died: Naval hospital, Cape May, N. J., September 30, 1918.
Cause: Influenza.
Next of kin: Mother, Katherine Whalen, 109 North Rhode Island Avenue, Atlantic City, N. J.

Whalen, Richard John, commissary steward, United States Naval Reserve Force.
Enrolled: New York, April 30, 1917.
Died: Third naval district, New York, September 27, 1918.
Cause: Pneumonia.
Next of kin: Mother, Mary J. Whalen, 5804 Fifth Avenue, Brooklyn, N. Y.

Wheeler, David Warren, apprentice seaman, United States Naval Reserve Force.
Enrolled: Detroit, Mich., July 22, 1918.
Died: Naval hospital, Great Lakes, Ill., October 2, 1918.
Cause: Influenza.
Next of kin: Mother, Zoe Pearl Wheeler, Cedar Springs, Mich.

Wheeler, Earl Thomas, seaman, second class, United States Navy.
Enlisted: Louisville, Ky., December 10, 1917.
Died: Naval station, Great Lakes, Ill., February 17, 1918.
Cause: Pneumonia.
Next of kin: Mother, Letta Wheeler, 1304 West Tenth Street, Covington, Ky.

Wheeler, George Franklin, seaman, second class, United States Navy.
Enlisted: New Haven, Conn., April 18, 1917.
Died: Steamship Rochester, December 19, 1917.
Cause: Died from exposure when ship was torpedoed.
Next of kin: Father, George Franklin Wheeler, Springlake Road, Waterbury, Conn.

Wheeler, James Madison, hospital apprentice, second class, United States Navy.
Enlisted: Nashville, Tenn., July 24, 1917.
Died: Navy collier Cyclops, June 14, 1918.
Cause: Member of crew on board missing Cyclops.
Next of kin: Sister, Jessie C. Ratliff, National Soldiers' Home, Tenn.

Wheeler, Lee Wilder, fireman, second class. United States Naval Reserve Force.
Enrolled: Boston, Mass., July 9, 1917.
Died: Naval hospital, Chelsea, Mass., January 15, 1918.
Cause: Pneumonia.
Next of kin: Father, Clayton D. Wheeler, Wilmington, Vt.

Wheelock, Myron, electrician, second class, United States Navy.
Enlisted: Buffalo, N. Y., November 19, 1915.
Died: Navy collier Cyclops, June 14, 1918.
Cause: Member of crew on missing Cyclops.
Next of kin: Father, Frank Wheelock, East Concord, N. Y.

Whelan, James William, seaman, second class. United States Naval Reserve Force.
Enrolled: Newark, N. J., June 4, 1918.
Died: Naval hospital, Norfolk, Va., October 3, 1918.
Cause: Pneumonia.
Next of kin: Father, Martin Whelan, 035 East Second Street, Plainfield, N.J.

Whelan, William, seaman, second class, United States Navy.
Enlisted: Detroit, Mich., March 30, 1917.
Died: Receiving ship, New York, July 31, 1917.
Cause: Drowned when the steamship Montano was sunk.
Next of kin: Brother-in-law, Randolph M. Cramer, Orangebury, N. Y.

Whipple, Foster, chief machinist's mate, United States Navy.
Enlisted: Syracuse, N. Y., May 24, 1918.
Died: Willard Parker Hospital, New York, N. Y., October 11, 1918.
Cause: Pneumonia.
Next of kin: Mother, Lena Chapin Miller, Clifton Springs, N. Y.

Whipple, William Mickle, seaman, second class, United States Navy.
Enlisted: Salt Lake City, Utah, April 25, 1918.
Died: Naval training station, San Francisco, Calif., July 20, 1918.
Cause: Septicemia.
Next of kin: Father, Edson Whipple, Show Low, Ariz.

Whisman, Dick, seaman, second class, United States Naval Reserve Force.
Enrolled: Indianapolis, Ind., May 28, 1918.
Died: Naval hospital, Great Lakes, Ill., September 29, 1918.
Cause: Influenza.
Next of kin: Father, Sylvester Whisman. Elnora, Ind.

Whitaker, Horace Elmer, gunner's mate, third class, United States Navy.
Enlisted: St. Louis, Mo., March 22, 1915.
Died: U. S. S. AL-3, June 8, 1918.
Cause: Washed overboard.
Next of kin: Mother. Mrs. Eva O. Fisher. 3427 South Jefferson Avenue, St. Louis, Mo.

White, Albert E., mess attendant, third class, United States Navy.
Enlisted: Philadelphia, Pa., November 2, 1917.
Died: U. S. S. Antigone, December 10, 1917.
Cause: Drowning.
Next of kin: Father, Charles White, 1615 Carpenter Street, Philadelphia, Pa.

White, Clarence Warden, fireman, second class, United States Naval Reserve Force.
Enrolled: Des Moines, Iowa, May 23, 1918.
Died: Naval hospital, Norfolk, Va., November 7, 1918.
Cause: Pneumonia.
Next of kin: Mother. Mrs. Oriel White, Diagonal, Iowa.

White, Everett William, mess attendant, third class, United States Navy.
Enlisted: Baltimore, Md., October 28, 1916.
Died: Naval hospital, Norfolk, Va., April 13, 1917.
Cause: Disease.
Next of kin: Aunt, Mrs. Bettie N. Edwards, 24 West One hundred and thirty-fourth Street, New York, N. Y.

White, Frank P.. gunner's mate, third class, United States Naval Reserve Force.
Enrolled: Grand Rapids, Mich., July 26, 1917.
Died: U. S. S. Mexican, November 3, 1918.
Cause: Pneumonia.
Next of kin: Mother, Sarah E. White, Vestaburg, Mich.

White. Fred Jay, gunner's mate, third class, United States Navy.
Enlisted: San Diego, Calif., April 24, 1915.
Died: U. S. S. Huntington, April 22. 1917.
Cause: Self-inflicted pistol wound.
Next of kin: Father, A. E. White, 3236 Prospect Avenue, Kansas City, Mo.

Write. George William, seaman, second class. United States Naval Reserve Force.
Enrolled: San Francisco, Calif., September 1, 1917.
Died: Naval hospital, Brooklyn, N. Y., September 28. 1918.
Cause: Pneumonia.
Next of kin: Sister, Genevieve White, 2076 Ellis Street. San Francisco, Calif.

White, Henry Foster, seaman, United States Navy.
Enlisted: New Haven, Conn., July 10, 1917.
Died: Naval hospital. League Island, Pa., December 26, 1917.
Cause: Pneumonia.
Next of kin: Father, Frank Cornwell White. 680 North Colony Street, Meriden, Conn.

White, Herbert Francis, machinist's mate, first class, United States Navy.
Enlisted: Key West, Fla., July 27, 1915.
Died: Naval hospital, Key West, Fla.. October 14, 1918.
Cause: Pneumonia.
Next of kin: Wife, Mrs. Miriam White. 905 Fleming Street, Key West, Fla.

Whitk, Herbert Luther, seaman, United States Navy.
Enlisted: Baltimore, Md., April 20, 1917.
Died: U. S. S. Mercy, October 8. 1918.
Cause: Pneumonia.
Next of kin: Father, Herbert Franklin White 714 Fifth Street, Portsmouth, Va.

White, Ivan Lewis, apprentice seaman, United States Naval Reserve Force.
Enrolled: Des Moines, Iowa, July 22, 1918.
Died: Naval hospital. Great Lakes. Ill., September 26, 1918.
Cause: Influenza.
Next of kin: Mother, Margaret White, Sigourney, Iowa.

White, Leland Leonidisus, fireman, second class. United States Navy.
Enlisted: Portland, Oreg., May 21, 1917.
Died: U. S. S. Rochester, September 29, 1918.
Cause: Pneumonia.
Next of kin: Father, Willis White. Port Orford, Oreg.

White, Ligon Moorman, seaman, second class. United States Navy.
Enlisted: Richmond, Va., April 18, 1917.
Died: U. S. S. Pocahontas, October 3, 1918.
Cause: Pneumonia.
Next of kin: Father, Howard H. White, 613 Highland Avenue Southeast, Roanoke, Va.

White, Reevie Don, landsman for machinist's mate (A), United States Naval Reserve Force.
Enrolled: Omaha, Nebr., July 20, 1918.
Died: Naval hospital, Great Lakes, Ill., September 24, 1918.
Cause: Influenza.
Next of kin: Wife, Elizabeth Katherine White, Lemmon, S. Dakota.

White, Robert Lattimer, electrician, third class (G), United States Naval Reserve Force.
Enrolled: Jacksonville, Fla., December 14, 1917.
Died: Naval air station, La Pallice, France, October 14, 1918.
Cause: Peritonitis.
Next of kin: Mother, Julia O. White, 35½ East Church Street, Jacksonville, Fla.

White, Wade Hamilton, seaman, United States Navy.
Enlisted: New Orleans, La., July 20, 1917.
Died: U. S. S. Hannibal, August 16, 1918.
Cause: Gunshot wounds.
Next of kin: Father, George T. White, Lake Charles, La.

White, William Harvey, fireman, third class, United States Navy.
Enlisted: Nashville, Tenn., December 6, 1917.
Died: Naval hospital, Norfolk, Va., January 13, 1918.
Cause: Pneumonia.
Next of kin: Sister, Sular White, Minor Hill, Tenn.

Whitehurst, Willie, ship's cook, second class, United States Naval Reserve Force.
Enrolled: Norfolk, Va., October 13, 1917.
Died: Naval hospital, Norfolk, Va., October 12, 1918.
Cause: Tuberculosis.
Next of kin: Father, Mose Whitehurst, 800 Smith Street, Norfolk, Va.

Whitesell, Earl Benjamin, fireman, third class, United States Navy.
Enlisted: Denver, Colo., November 24, 1916.
Died: Navy collier Cyclops, June 14, 1918.
Cause: Passenger on missing Cyclops.
Next of kin: Father, George B. Whitesell, Denver, Colo.

Whiteside, Moss Tinsley, fireman, first class, United States Navy.
Enlisted: San Diego, Calif., December 11, 1916.
Died: Navy collier Cyclops, June 14, 1918.
Cause: Member of crew on missing Cyclops.
Next of kin: Mother, Mary Ann Whiteside, 4315 Easton Avenue, St. Louis, Mo.

Whiting, George Henry, boatswain's mate, second class, United States Naval Reserve Force.
Enrolled: Boston, Mass., December 10, 1917.
Died: Addison Gilbert Hospital, Gloucester, Mass., September 17, 1918.
Cause: Influenza.
Next of kin: Mother, Mrs. Mary Whiting, 10 Mansfield Street, Gloucester, Mass.

Whitlock, John William, fireman, third class. United States Navy.
Enlisted: Atlanta, Ga., May 15, 1918.
Died: Naval hospital, Norfolk, Va., October 19, 1918.
Cause: Pneumonia.
Next of kin: Mother, Mary Corner Whitlock, Altamaha, Ga.

Whitman, Keefer Jennings, engineman, second class, United States Naval Reserve Force.
Enrolled: Parkersburg, W. Va., April 18, 1918.
Died: U. S. S. Buena Ventura, September 16, 1918.
Cause: Lost life when ship was torpedoed and sunk.
Next of kin: Father, Floyd B. Whitman, Chapmanville, W. Va.

Whitmire, Eli as William, seaman, second class, United States Naval Reserve Force.
Enrolled: Philadelphia, Pa., December 14, 1917.
Died: U. S. S. St. Louis, October 7, 1918.
Cause: Pneumonia.
Next of kin: Mother, Emma Sara Whitmire, 309 Summerhill Avenue, Berwick, Pa.

Whitmire, Walter, apprentice seaman, United States Navy.
Enlisted: Houston, Tex., February 14, 1917.
Died: Naval hospital, Great Lakes, Ill., March 21, 1917.
Cause: Broncho-pneumonia.
Next of kin: Mother, Hattie Whitmire, Cleveland, Tex.

Whitmyer, Robert Maw, seaman, United States Naval Reserve Force.
Enrolled: New York, N. Y., July 8, 1918.
Died: Naval hospital, Pelham Bay Park. N. Y., October 13, 1918.
Cause: Pneumonia.
Next of kin: Mother, Lulu Rogers Whitmyer, 173 West Seventy-eighth Street, New York City, N. Y.

 

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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