Monday, March 18, 2019

Pvt. Ervin Powell Found Sick in Hospital; Previously Reported Missing in Action, March 17, 1919

From The Daily Times, Wilson, N.C., March 17, 1919

Casualty List for March 17

Killed in action, 8

Died of disease, 11

Died from wounds, 2

Wounded severely, 17

Died from accident and other causes, 5

Missing in action, 1

Wounded, degree undetermined, 29

Wounded slightly, 48

Total, 121

North Carolina Casualties

Private Ervin Powell, White Oak, sick in hospital, previously reported missing in action.

Private Peter Moore, Trust, N.C., wounded, degree undetermined.

Lieut. Joseph H. Caldwell, Clemmons, N.C., wounded slightly.

Private Jesse Newkirk, Checkpin, N.C., wounded slightly. (Chinquapin?)

Nine Reported Drowned

London, March 15—Nine sailors are reported drowned in the sinking of the American naval transport the Yselhaven, which struck a mine at 1:35 o’clock on Friday morning, according to a report to Lloyds. The boat was plying between Baltimore and Copenhagen. Thirty-five survivors were brought Hartlepoon by a British steamer.

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