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World War I Deaths

 

Rank Name Baseball Experience Pos Service Cause of Death Location Date
Lt. Alexander "Tom" Burr Major League OF US Army Air Service Plane Crash France Oct 12, 1918
  Harry E. Chapman Major League C US Army Died from Wounds Nevada, MO Oct 21, 1918
  LaVerne A. "Larry" Chappell Major League OF Medical Corps Illness San Francisco, CA Nov 8, 1918
Pvt. Harry M. Glenn Major League C US Army Illness St Paul, MN Oct 12, 1918
Cptn. Edward L. "Eddie" Grant Major League 3B US Army Killed in Action France Oct 5, 1918
  Newton S. "Newt" Halliday Major League 1B US Navy Illness Great Lakes, IL Apr 6, 1918
Cpl. Ralph E. Sharman Major League OF US Army Accident Camp Sheridan, AL May 24, 1918
Sgt. Robert G. "Bun" Troy Major League P US Army Died from Wounds France Oct 7, 1918
Pvt. Harry B. Acton Minor League P US Army Illness Camp Sherman, OH Oct 11, 1918
Sgt. Leroy J. Bruff Minor League C US Army Killed in Action France Sep 29, 1918
Pvt. John Cooper Minor League C US Army Accident France Sep 2, 1918
Cpl. B. Leo Dolan Minor League P US Army Killed in Action France Oct 16, 1918
2/Lt. Clarence M. "Milt" Drumm Minor League OF US Army Killed in Action France May 28, 1918
Pvt. Nick "Jock" Giacomo (diGiacomo) Minor League 3B US Army Killed in Action France Aug 31, 1918
Pfc. Sherman R. "Chief" Greene Minor League P US Army Killed in Action France Oct 16, 1918
Sgt. Frank S. Healy Minor League Umpire US Army Illness Ft Riley, KS Oct 1918
Pvt. Lucian S. "Dutch" Hiner Minor League C US Army Illness France Nov 4, 1918
Cpl. Leonard B. "Len" Hollywood Minor League IF US Army Killed in Action France Nov 3, 1918
Seaman John W. "Jack" Inglis Minor League C US Navy Illness Troy, NY Oct 6, 1918
Pfc. Orville Kilroy Minor League P US Army Killed in Action France Oct 9, 1918
Cadet Marcus G. Milligan Minor League P US Army Air Service Plane Crash Ft Worth, TX Sep 4, 1918
S/1c Guy R. Milliman Minor League P US Navy Illness Pelham Bay Park, NY Oct 9, 1918
2/Lt. Edward L. Moore Minor League C US Army Died from Wounds France Sep 30, 1918
Pvt. John Rice Minor League OF US Army Illness Unknown Sep 1918
Cptn. Leonard A. "L.A." Wattelet Minor League Unknown US Army Killed in Action Belgium Oct 31, 1918
Pvt. C. Ralph Worrell Minor League P US Army Illness Charlottesville, VA Nov 4, 1918
Cpl. Robert A. Foster Professional Unknown US Army Killed in Action France July 28, 1918
Pvt. Norman Triplett Negro League OF US Army Illness France Oct 20, 1918
Cpl. Pearl F. "Specks" Webster Negro League C US Army Illness France Nov 16, 1918
Pvt. Lester W. Allen Semi-Pro Unknown US Marine Corps Killed in Action France Oct 3, 1918
Sgt. Carl C. Jones Semi-Pro IF US Army Killed in Action France Oct 1918
Sgt. Apau Kau Semi-Pro P US Army Killed in Action France Nov 5, 1918
Sgt. Matthew S. Lanighan Semi-Pro C US Army Killed in Action France Oct 16, 1918
Pvt. John A. "Topsy" McDevitt Semi-Pro 1B US Army Died from Wounds France Oct 31, 1918
1/Lt. Benjamin P. Bradford College - Bowdoin C US Army Air Service Plane Crash France Aug 6, 1918
Ensign D. Blair Mingle College - Penn State 2B Naval Aviation Service Plane Crash Pensacola, FL Feb 7, 1919
Mjr. John F. Murtaugh College - Cornell 1B US Army Poison New York Dec 1, 1918
Lt. James O'Neil College - Columbia Unknown US Army Died from Wounds Unknown Oct 2, 1918
Lt. Samuel J. Reid, Jr. College - Princeton C/SS US Army Killed in Action France Aug 22, 1918
Cpl. Carl C. "Birdie" Saunders College - Colgate P US Army Illness France Feb 24, 1919
1/Lt. Laurens C. "Spike" Shull College - Chicago P US Army Died from Wounds France Aug 5, 1918
1/Lt. Allen W. Talley College - Princeton Unknown US Army Killed in Action France Oct 7, 1918
Lt. John A.L Zenor College - Naval Academy Unknown US Navy Accident The Philippines Dec 20, 1917
Cpl. Martin L. Anderson Amateur IF US Army Killed in Action France Jun 18, 1918
Cpl. Joseph Dumas Amateur 3B US Army Killed in Action France Oct 11, 1918
Cpl. Joseph H. Landon Amateur C US Army Killed in Action France Aug 14, 1918
MU2 George D. Sinks Amateur Unknown US Navy Accident Norfolk, VA Mar 10, 1918
Pvt. Thomas A. "Tommy" Squair Amateur OF Canadian Infantry Killed in Action France Sep 30, 1918
Pvt. Fred W. Valentine, Jr. Amateur Unknown US Marine Corps Illness Unknown 1918
Cpl. Allen B. White Amateur Unknown US Army Killed in Action France Jul 18, 1918
Sgt. Ivor Harris Australian Unknown Australian Infantry Killed in Action France Apr 11, 1917
2/Lt. Chris Mahony Australian Unknown Australian Infantry Killed in Action France Sep 1, 1918
Sgt. A. T. Smith Australian Unknown Australian Infantry Killed in Action Turkey Aug 20, 1915
Pvt. A. D. Thomas Australian Unknown Australian Infantry Killed in Action Turkey Nov 29, 1916

 


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