Surname Whitney to Williams

Enlisted Men

Whitney, Elwood Jerome, apprentice seaman, United States Navy.
Enlisted: Syracuse, N. Y., December 7, 1917.
Died: Naval hospital, Newport, R. I., January 17, 1918.
Cause: Pneumonia.
Next of kin: Mother, Belle Fitzgerald, New Haven, N. Y.

Whitney, George Wayne, seaman, second class, United States Naval Reserve Force.
Enrolled: Milwaukee, Wis., May 11, 1918.
Died: U. S. S. Harrisburg, October 19, 1918.
Cause: Pneumonia.
Next of kin: Father, Chauncey E. Whitney, 305 East Eighth Street, Marshfield, Wis.

Whitsell, William Benton, seaman, second class, United States Naval Reserve Force.
Enrolled: Kansas City, Mo., July 10, 1918.
Died: Naval hospital, Great Lakes, Ill., September 24, 1918.
Cause: Influenza.
Next of kin: Father, William Albert Whitsell, Clarksdale, Mo.

Whitstone, William Harry, seaman, second class, United States Navy.
Enlisted: Pittsburgh, Pa., February 23, 1917.
Died: Naval hospital, Washington, D. C, June 1, 1917.
Cause: Meningitis, cerebrospinal.
Next of kin: Father, John Whitstone, 431 Water Street, Pittsburgh, Pa.

Whittemore, Edward Earl, seaman, United States Naval Reserve Force.
Enrolled: Boston, Mass., April 2, 1917.
Died: Naval hospital, Chelsea, Mass., May 28, 1917.
Cause: Cerebrospinal meningitis.
Next of kin: Mother, Mrs. Gertrude M. Whittemore, 55 Brown Street, Waltham, Mass.

Whittington, John Thomas, seaman, second class, United States Navy.
Enlisted: Dallas, Tex., April 17, 1917.
Died: Naval hospital, Portsmouth. N. H., June 26, 1917.
Cause: Spinal meningitis.
Next of kin: Mother, Mrs. Nancy Whittington, R. F. D. No. 3, Holland, Tex.

Whittle, John, fireman, first class, United States Navy.
Enlisted: El Paso, Tex., March 9, 1916.
Died: V. S. S. Pittsburgh, October 17, 1918.
Cause: Pneumonia.
Next of kin: Mother, Mrs. Elian Whittle, Vero, Fla.

Whitty, William Joseph, apprentice seaman, United States Naval Reserve Force.
Enrolled: Great Lakes, Ill., May 15, 1918.
Died: Naval hospital, Great Lakes, Ill., June 4, 1918.
Cause: Intra-cranial injury.
Next of kin: Mother, Mrs. Ellen Whitty, 322 South Whipple Street, Chicago, Ill.

Wicherts, John Arend, landsman for electrician (G), United States Navy.
Enlisted: Chicago, Ill., July 5, 1918.
Died: Naval hospital, Newport, R. I., October 6, 1918.
Cause: Pneumonia.
Next of kin: Mother, Mrs. A. P. Wicherts, Matteson, Ill.

Wick, Gael John, apprentice seaman, United States Navy.
Enlisted: Denver, Colo., March 16, 1917.
Died: Naval hospital, Great Lakes, Ill.. April 6, 1917.
Cause: Cerebrospinal fever.
Next of kin: Sister, Mrs. Amanda James. 421 East Second Street, Leadville, Colo.

Wickel, Charles Aloysius, seaman, second class, United States Naval Reserve Force.
Enrolled: Philadelphia, Pa., May 4, 1917.
Died: Naval hospital, Cape May, N. J., February 9, 1918.
Cause: Pneumonia.
Next of kin: Mother, Mrs. Amelia Wickel, 17 North Fourth Street, Bethlehem, Pa.

Wicks, Elwood Lawrence, fireman, third class, United States Navy.
Enlisted: Williamsport, Pa., July 23, 1917.
Died: Naval hospital, New York, May 22, 1918.
Cause: Pneumonia.
Next of kin: Father, Albert O. Wicks, Port Allegany, Pa.

Wicks, Paul Ray, seaman, second class, United States Naval Reserve Force.
Enrolled: Detroit. Mich., July 16, 1918.
Died: Naval hospital, Great Lakes, Ill., September 25, 1918.
Cause: Influenza.
Next of kin: Wife, Olga Gertrude Wicks, Irons, Mich.

Widman, Lester Thomas, hospital apprentice, first class, United States Navy.
Enlisted: Chicago, Ill., April 16, 1918.
Died: Naval Hospital, Great Lakes, Ill., September 24, 1918.
Cause: Influenza.
Next of kin: Father, Frank J. Widman, 1140 Home Avenue, Oak Park, Ill.

Wiegand, Charles O., seaman, United States Naval Reserve Force.
Enrolled: Newport, R. I., April 18, 1917.
Died: Newport, R. I., April 28, 1917.
Cause: Fractured skull.
Next of kin: Father, diaries Wiegand, Washington Hotel, St. Louis, Mo.

Wiemann, Raymond Bernard, fireman, second class, United States Navy.
Enlisted: Des Moines, Iowa, May 24, 1918.
Died: Naval hospital, Norfolk, Va., October 7, 1918.
Cause: Pneumonia.
Next of kin: Mother, Elizabeth Wiemann. R. R. No. 4. Kampmier Street, Burlington, Iowa.

Wiggers, Herbert Raymond, landsman for musician, United States Naval
Reserve Force.
Enrolled: Milwaukee, Wis., May 7, 1918.
Died: Naval Hospital, Great Lakes, Ill., September 29, 1918.
Cause: Influenza.
Next of kin: Father, Charles Wiggers. 3724 Galena Street, Milwaukee, Wis.

Wiggins, Edward Welton, hospital apprentice, second class, United States Navy.
Enlisted: Houston, Tex., July 14, 1917.
Died: Naval hospital, Charleston, S. C, January 10, 1918.
Cause: Pneumonia.
Next of kin: Father, William W. Wiggins, Honey Island, Tex.

Wightman, Horace Senter, fireman, third class, United States Navy,
Enlisted: Boston, Mass., November 26, 1917.
Died: Naval hospital, League Island. Pa., March 13, 1918.
Cause: Pneumonia.
Next of kin: Mother, Mrs. Annie F. Wightman, 146 Elm Street, Bradford, Mass.

Wilcox, De Witt Gifford, chief quartermaster, United States Naval Reserve Force.
Enrolled: Boston, Mass., April 3, 1917.
Died: Naval air station, Pensacola, Fla., August 29, 1918.
Cause: Seaplane accident.
Next of kin: Father, De Witt Gilbert Wilcox. 132 Homer Street, Newton Center, Mass.

Wilcox, Harry Louis. Jr., carpenter's mate, second class, United States Naval Reserve Force.
Enrolled: Louisville, Ky., June 3, 1918.
Died: Naval hospital, Great Lakes, Ill., September 23, 1918.
Cause: Influenza.
Next of kin: Father, Harry Louis Wilcox, sr., 40 Carneal Street, Ludlow, Ky.

Wilcox, James Nelson, apprentice seaman, United States Naval Reserve Force.
Enrolled: Milwaukee, Wis., August 9, 1918.
Died: Naval hospital. Great Lakes, Ill., October 2, 1918.
Cause: Influenza.
Next of kin: Father, William L. Wilcox, Box 60, West Salem, Wis.

Wilde, Frederick Herbert, seaman, second class, United States Navy.
Enlisted: Brooklyn, N. Y., May 15, 1917.
Died: Naval hospital, Chelsea. Mass., December 20, 1917.
Cause: Pneumonia.
Next of kin: Father, Herbert Wilde, 2820 Cortelyou Road, Brooklyn, N. Y.

Wilder, Charles Francis, apprentice seaman, United States Naval Reserve Force.
Enrolled: Great Lakes, Ill., December 11, 1917.
Died: Naval hospital, Great Lakes, Ill., September 24, 1918.
Cause: Influenza.
Next of kin: Mother, Lillian Wilder, 297 Jefferson Street, Muskegon, Mich.

Wilder, Huey, seaman, second class, United States Naval Reserve Force.
Enrolled: Louisville, Ky., April 25, 1918.
Died: Naval hospital, Philadelphia, Pa., September 29, 1918.
Cause: Influenza.
Next of kin: Father, George Wilder, Stanford, Ky.

Wiley, Howard Raymond, apprentice seaman, United States Navy.
Enlisted: Peoria. Ill., July 5, 1918.
Died: Naval hospital, Great Lakes, Ill., October 8, 1918.
Cause: Influenza.
Next of kin: Father. Gilbert Wiley. 614 East Walnut Street, Bloomington, Ill.

Wiley, Truman Hudson, seaman, second class, United States Naval Reserve Force.
Enrolled: Des Moines, Iowa, May 31, 1918.
Died: Naval training camp, Detroit, Mich., October 3, 1918.
Cause: Pneumonia.
Next of kin: Mother, Sadie E. Wiley, Low Moor, Iowa.

Wilhelm, Hanley Anthony, seaman, United States Naval Reserve Force.
Enrolled: Detroit, Mich., May 1, 1917.
Died: Naval hospital, Chelsea, Mass., April 23, 1918.
Cause: Pneumonia.
Next of kin: Father, Manuel Wilhelm, 425 West Eighteenth Street, Traverse City, Mich.

Wilhelm, Walter Gerard, seaman, United States Naval Reserve Force.
Enrolled: New York, N. Y., April 26, 1917.
Died: New York, N. Y., August 14, 1918.
Cause: Fall from elevated platform of subway.
Next of kin: Father, Emil Wilhelm, 532 West One hundred and forty-ninth Street, New York, N. Y.

Wilkerson, Edwin Earl, shipwright, United States Navy.
Enlisted: Washington, D. C, June 5, 1917.
Died: Navy collier Cyclops, June 14, 1918.
Cause: Member of crew on board missing Cyclops.
Next of kin: Father, James Richard Wilkerson, 312 L Street SE., Washington, D. C.

Wilkie, David Norman, seaman, second class, United States Naval Reserve Force.
Enrolled: Detroit, Mich., April 29, 1918.
Died: Sect. Pat., Detroit, Mich., June 29, 1918.
Cause: Drowned.
Next of kin: Mother, Rosetta Abbs Wilkie, 99 Elm Street, Detroit, Mich.

Wilkins, Charlie Byron, fireman, third class, United States Naval Reserve Force.
Enrolled: Kansas City, Mo., July 18, 1918.
Died: U. S. S. Comfort, October 5, 1918.
Cause: Influenza.
Next of kin: Mother, Effie Alice Wilkins, Ashland, Kans.

Wilkins, Morley Alva, hospital apprentice, third class, United States Navy.
Enlisted: Minneapolis, Minn., June 22, 1917.
Died: Naval hospital, Great Lakes, Ill., December 22, 1917.
Cause: Cerebrospinal fever.
Next of kin: Mother, Mrs. Lydia Wilkins, Rochester, Minn.

Wilkinson, Charles Claxton, seaman, second class, United States Naval Reserve Force.
Enrolled: Syracuse, N. Y., May 28, 1918.
Died: Naval hospital, Pelham Bay Park, N. Y., October 6, 1918.
Cause: Pneumonia.
Next of kin: Mother, Mary Wilkinson, 44 Sherman Street, Oneida, N. Y.

Wilkinson, Edward Watson, gunner's mate, first class, United States Navy.
Enlisted: San Diego, Calif., November 15, 1915.
Died: U. S. S. Pittsburgh, October 18, 1918.
Cause: Broncho-pneumonia.
Next of kin: Father, William J. Wilkinson, No. 1, Box 50B, Pasadena, Calif.

Willeford, Walter Lee, apprentice seaman, United States Navy.
Enlisted: Oklahoma City, Okla., April 12, 1917.
Died: Naval hospital, Mare Island, Calif., May 23, 1917.
Cause: Pneumonia, lobar.
Next of kin: Mother, Mrs. Jennie Willeford, Noble, Okla.

Williams, Archie Walters, yeoman, third class, United States Naval Reserve Force.
Enrolled: Washington, D. C, April 25, 1917.
Died: Naval hospital, Philadelphia, Pa., September 30, 1918.
Cause: Influenza.
Next of kin: Mother, Emma C. Williams, Cherrydale, Va.

Williams, Arthur, wardroom cook, United States Navy.
Enlisted: New York, N. Y., June 15, 1918.
Died: U. S. S. Buena Ventura, September 16, 1918.
Cause: Lost life when U. S. S. Buena Ventura was sunk
Next of kin: Sister, Elizabeth Williams Bailey, Route 2, Box 56, Houston, Va.

Williams, Benjamin Franklin, fireman, second class, United States Navy.
Enlisted: San Francisco, Calif., June 5, 1917.
Died: U. S. S. Pittsburgh, October 18, 1918.
Cause: Broncho-pneumonia.
Next of kin: Father, Ubis G. Williams. Delli, La.

Williams, Bruce Brecheen, yeoman, third class, United States Navy.
Enlisted: Dallas, Tex., May 4, 1917.
Died: U. S. S. Montana, December 7, 1917.
Cause: Drowned.
Next of kin: Father, W. W. Williams, Commerce, Tex.

Williams, Burtiss Hopkins, landsman for machinist's mate (A), United States Naval Reserve Force.
Enrolled: Albany, N. Y., July 8. 1918.
Died: Naval hospital. Great Lakes. Ill., October 30, 1918.
Cause: Broncho-pneumonia.
Next of kin: Mother, Lizzie H. Williams, Argyle, N. Y.

Williams, Charles Wilbur, seaman, second class, United States Navy.
Enlisted: Oklahoma City, Okla., December 15, 1917.
Died: Naval hospital, Great Lakes, Ill., September 20, 1918.
Cause: Influenza.
Next of kin: Mother, Mrs. Mertis Williams, Doyle, Okla.

Williams, Charlie Wells, apprentice seaman, United States Navy.
Enlisted: Atlanta, Ga., December 20, 1917.
Died: Naval hospital, Norfolk, Va., January 29, 1918.
Cause: Broncho-pneumonia.
Next of kin: Mother, Mrs. Mary Gunter Williams, Eatonton, Ga.

Williams, Dave O'Neil, fireman, third class, United States Navy.
Enlisted: Nashville, Tenn., May 24, 1917.
Died: U. S. S. Louisiana, May 26, 1918.
Cause: Food poisoning.
Next of kin: Mother, Mrs. Delia Williams, Dover, Tenn.

Williams, Earnest, mess attendant, second class, United States Navy.
Enlisted: New York, N. Y., June 24, 1916.
Died: U. S. S. Wyoming, September 20, 1917.
Cause: Drowning.
Next of kin: Mother, Mrs. Fannie Williams. 228 East Paul Street, Harrisburg, Pa.

Williams, Edward Lamar, seaman, United States Navy.
Enlisted: San Francisco, Calif., June 22, 1915.
Died: U. S. S. Pittsburgh, October 13, 1918.
Cause: Broncho pneumonia.
Next of kin: Mother. Edna M. Williams, 528 Kerny Street, San Francisco, Calif.

Williams, Eugene Wesley, apprentice seaman, United States Naval Reserve Force.
Enrolled: St. Louis, Mo., August 14, 1918.
Died: Naval hospital, Great Lakes, Ill., October 11, 1918.
Cause: Influenza.
Next of kin: Father, John H. Williams, Willard, Mo.

Williams, Frank, apprentice seaman. United States Naval Reserve Force.
Enrolled: Providence, R. I.. August 6, 1918.
Died: Naval hospital, Newport. R. I., September 16, 1918.
Cause: Pneumonia, lobar.
Next of kin: Mother, Mrs. Julia Williams, 564 Wood Street, Bristol, R. I.

Williams, George, chief boatswain's mate, United States Navy.
Enlisted: Boston, Mass., January 24, 1917.
Died: Naval hospital, Chelsea, Mass.. September 22, 1918.
Cause: Influenza.
Next of kin: Wife, Jennie Carolina Williams, care of General Delivery, Charlestown, Mass.

Williams, George Leroy, seaman, second class. United States Navy.
Enlisted: El Paso, Tex., May 13, 1917.
Died: Third Naval District, New York, October 5, 1918.
Cause: Broncho-pneumonia.
Next of kin: Father, Martin Williams, Box 577, Gibson, N. Mex.

Williams, Glen Elmer, chief water tender, United States Navy.
Enlisted: Houston, Tex., January 14, 1916.
Died: U. S. S. Pittsburgh, October 20. 1918.
Cause: Pneumonia.
Next of kin: Father, Alanson H. Williams, Norborne, Mo.

Williams, Harold Hurd, ship's cook, third class, United States Naval Reserve Force.
Enrolled: Now York, N. Y., January 15, 1918.
Died: U. S. S. President Lincoln, May 31, 1918.
Cause: Lost life when vessel was sunk.
Next of kin: Mother, Mrs. Carrie Elizabeth Williams. 1458 Bergen Street, Brooklyn, N. Y.

Williams, John Woodson, pharmacist's mate third class, United States Navy.
Enlisted: Lexington, Ky., May 9, 1917.
Died: U. S. S. Mercy, October 17. 1918.
Cause: Broncho-pneumonia.
Next of kin: Father, John Price Williams, Webbs, Ky.

Williams, Leon Buel, machinist's mate, second class, United States Naval Reserve Force.
Enrolled: Naval Home, Philadelphia, Pa., July 7, 1917.
Died: Naval hospital, Cape May, N. J., June 16, 1918.
Cause: Diphtheria.
Next of kin: Mother, Mrs. Martha Williams, Smithtown, Long Island, N. Y.

Williams, Leslie Keeley, landsman for electrician (R), United States Naval Reserve Force.
Enrolled: Louisville, Ky., June 3, 1918.
Died: Naval hospital, Great Lakes, Ill., September 20, 1918.
Cause: Influenza.
Next of kin: Mother, Annie Williams, Pleasureville, Ky.

Williams, Lewis Arthur, fireman, third class, United States Navy.
Enlisted: Des Moines, Iowa, January 12, 1917.
Died: U. S. S. Preston, June 15, 1917.
Cause: Washed overboard and drowned.
Next of kin: Friend, Arthur Jacobson, Oakland, Nebr.

Williams, Manes, fireman, third class, United States Navy.
Enlisted: Denver, Colo., December 2G, 1917.
Died: Naval Training Camp, San Diego, Calif., February 5, 1918.
Cause: Broncho-pneumonia.
Next of kin: Mother: Mrs. Union Savannah Williams, Route No. 1, box 30, Shamrock, Tex.

Williams, Merton Edward, seaman, second class, United States Naval Reserve Force.
Enrolled: Portland, Me., April 18, 1918.
Died: Naval hospital, Newport, R. I., October 7, 1918.
Cause: Broncho-pneumonia.
Next of kin: Wife, Muriel Elizabeth Williams, Waterford, Vt.

William, Okey Dovener, fireman, first class, United States Navy.
Enlisted: Peoria, Ill., May 17, 1917.
Died: Naval Air Station, Pauillac, October 9, 1918.
Cause: Broncho-pneumonia.
Next of kin: Mother, Flora Mammen, 1505 North Calhoun Street, Decatur, Ill.

Williams, Ralph Burgee, seaman, United States Navy.
Enlisted: Baltimore, Md., July 29, 1915.
Died: U. S. S. Jacob Jones, December 6, 1917.
Cause: Killed in action.
Next of kin: Father, Mr. Edgar R. Williams, 2565 McCulloh Street, Baltimore, Md.

Williams, Ralph Gunter, electrician, third class (R). United States Naval Reserve Force.
Enrolled: New Bedford, Mass., May 17, 1917.
Died: Naval hospital, Chelsea, Mass., January 30, 1918.
Cause: Pneumonia, lobar.
Next of kin: Father, Mr. G. Walter Williams, 133 Bedford Street, New Bedford, Mass.

Williams, Reese, machinist's mate, second class, United States Navy.
Enlisted: Bremerton, Wash., April 9, 1917.
Died: Royal Naval Hospital, Bermuda, September 23, 1918.
Cause: Pneumonia, lobar.
Next of kin: Mother, Sarah Williams, Marcus, Wash.

Williams, Robert Arthur, seaman, second class, National Naval Volunteers.
Enrolled: New Rochelle, N. Y., March 28, 1917.
Died: Naval hospital, Philadelphia, Pa.. June 4, 1917.
Cause: Cerebrospinal meningitis.
Next of kin: Father, Mr. James E. Williams, 79 Grand Avenue, Ridgewood
Park, N. J.

Williams, Roscoe, electrician, third class. United States Naval Reserve Force.
Enrolled: St. Louis, Mo., June 1, 1918.
Died: Naval hospital, Great Lakes, in., September 26, 1918.
Cause: Influenza.
Next of kin: Mother, Flora Williams, Golconda, Ill., R. F. D. No. 3.

Williams, Shed, water tender, United States Navy.
Enlisted: Hampton Roads, Norfolk, Va., May 12, 1917.
Died: Naval hospital, Norfolk, Va.. October 4. 1918.
Cause: Pneumonia.
Next of kin: Mother, Maggie Williams, 111 Fleet Street, Brooklyn, N. Y.

Williams, Survain Austin, mess attendant, third class, United States Navy.
Enlisted: Washington, D. C, June 27, 1917.
Died: Navy collier Cyclops, June 14, 1918.
Cause: Member of crew on missing Cyclops.
Next of kin: Mother, Mrs. Eliza Williams, 821 Twenty-first Street NW., Washington, D. C.

Williams, Wilbur, seaman, second class, United States Navy.
Enlisted: Cincinnati, Ohio, April 30, 1917.
Died: Navy collier Cyclops, June 14, 1918.
Cause: On board missing Cyclops.
Next of kin: Father, Charles W. Williams, Main Street, New Vienna, Ohio.

Williams, William, chief water tender, United States Navy.
Enlisted: Norfolk, Va., January 11, 1917.
Died: Naval hospital, Norfolk, Va., December 13, 1917.
Cause: Multiple burns.
Next of kin: Mother, Annie Williams, 611 Lincoln Street, Portsmouth, Va.

Williams, William Allen, chief machinist's mate, United States Navy.
Enlisted: Dallas, Tex., August 2, 1917.
Died: American Army hospital No. 53, Marseille, France, October 31, 1918.
Cause: Broncho-pneumonia.
Next of kin: Father, Franklin S. Williams, Lamesa, 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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