Memories of Camp Cody Weblog

April 30, 2011

Six Soldiers Die At Camp Cody: Bodies To Be Sent North – December 25, 1917

Filed under: Soldier's Story — Michael Kromeke @ 2:52 pm

Camp Cody, Deming, New Mexico – Deaths reported from the base hospital were as follows:

Private Harold E. Carlson, company I, 136th infantry (Second Minnesota), pneumonia. His home was at Amherst, S. D. where his father lives.

Private Edgar L. Willey, company  F. 136th infantry, pneumonia and emphysema. He came from Pilas, S. P. His father is R. P. Willey.

Private Oscar J. Isaacson, headquarters company 136th infantry, abscess of the brain. He was another South Dakotan, from Carthage, where his father John Isaacson, resides.

Private Philip Emmler, company I, 134th infantry (Fifth Nebraska) pneumonia. His father George Emmler lives in Omaha.

Private Francis R. Gallagher company L, 133rd  infantry (First Iowa), pyemia, following an operation for appendicitis. His brother, Charles R. Gallagher, a Kansas City, Mo., merchant was at the beside of the dying soldier. The mother, Mrs. Mary Gallagher, lives at Brooklyn, Iowa.

Corporal Ray E. Harnan, company L, 134th infantry, hemorrhage of the stomach, following appendectomy He was from Brady, Neb., where his mother, Mrs. Elia Harnan, resides.

The bodies will all be shipped to the respective home places. – El Paso Herald Newspaper – December 25, 1917

Frank Johanseohn – The body of C. Frank Johanseohn, 25 years of age, who died at Camp Cody, Deming, New Mexico, last Thursday was shipped to El Paso Wednesday, burial taking place at the Fort Bliss cemetery.  – El Paso Herald Newspaper – January 11, 1918

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