New York

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There are 80 burials in New York.

Cadet Samuel Walter Arnheim died in an aeroplane accident at Hicks Field in Texas on 21 March 1918; he is buried in Beth Olam Fields Cemetery, Brooklyn. His Commonwealth War Graves Commission record is here.

Private George Melvin Atkinson died of heart failure following a route march on 2 March 1917, aged 58, and is buried in Riverside Cemetery, Ellenburg Center. His Commonwealth War Graves Commission record is here.

Lance Corporal Edwin Otterson Baker, who served as Edward Oliver Brownlee with 13th Battalion (Royal Highlanders of Canada) in 3rd Infantry Brigade, 1st Canadian Division, died of tuberculosis on 22 June 1920 and is buried in Graceland Cemetery, Albany. His Commonwealth War Graves Commission record is here.

Private Samuel Barnett died of heart failure following a bout of pneumonia on 23 March 1918, a few days after he enlisted, and is buried in Greenwood Cemetery, Brooklyn. His Commonwealth War Graves Commission record is here.

Major Ernest Arthur St George Bedbrook died of appendicitis on 1 May 1918, while serving with the Inspection Department of the British War Mission, and is buried in Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx. His Commonwealth War Graves Commission record is here.

Serjeant George Birkenhead served with 118th Machine Gun Company and suffered from severe ‘shell-shock’. He died on 22 May 1921 in Brooklyn, where he was living with his sister, and is buried there in The Evergreens Cemetery. His Commonwealth War Graves Commission record is here.

Lieutenant Robert Archer Bowlby served briefly in England before being discharged due to a heart condition. He died of pneumonia on 15 October 1918 and is buried in Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx. His Commonwealth War Graves Commission record is here.

Trimmer Walter John Joseph Bowles served on the armed merchant cruiser HMS Alsatian. He died on 9 October 1918 during the influenza epidemic and is buried in The Evergreens Cemetery, Brooklyn. His Commonwealth War Graves Commission record is here.

Private Leonard Bowman (original family name ‘Bouman’) served in France with 116th Battalion in 3rd Canadian Division and was wounded in action on 28 August 1918. He died on 2 October 1920 and is buried in the Soldiers’ Circle at Liberty Cemetery, Liberty. His Commonwealth War Graves Commission record is here.

Private Patrick Bradley was an Irishman, who emigrated to the United States. He enlisted in early 1918 for service with the Canadian Expeditionary Force but fell ill soon afterwards. He died of tuberculosis in on 12 February 1921 and is buried in Calvary Cemetery, Woodside. His Commonwealth War Graves Commission record is here.

Private John Burke died on 31 May 1920 and is buried in Calvary Cemetery, Woodside, New York.

Cadet James Austin Byrnes died in a flying accident at Camp Borden, Ontario on 28 June 1918; he is buried in Saint Raymond’s Old Cemetery, Bronx. His Commonwealth War Graves Commission record is here.

Captain Vernon William Blythe Castle died on 15 February 1918 and is buried in Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx.

Private Walter Edward Chapman died on 4 November 1918 and is buried in Ellisburg Cemetery, Ellisburg.

Sergeant Walter Lancelot Chinneck died on 14 October 1920 and is buried in Rome Cemetery, Rome.

Private John Logan Cook died on 6 May 1920 and is buried in Glenwood Cemetery, Lockport.

Sapper John Costello died on 8 April 1920 and is buried in Calvary Cemetery, Woodside, New York.

Gunner Joseph Thomas Cowan died on 8 June 1919 and is buried in Middle Village Lutheran Cemetery, Middle Village.

Private Douglas W. Creer died on 28 February 1921 and is buried in Saint Michael’s Cemetery, Queens.

Ordinary Seaman Thomas Cuthbert died on 16 April 1918 and is buried in Linden Hill Cemetery, Flushing.

Private Louis Deutsch died on 10 April 1918 and is buried in Mount Hebron Cemetery, Flushing.

Able Seaman Thomas Drinkwater was serving as a gunner on the armed merchant cruiser HMS Andes when he died of pneumonia on 15 October 1918; he is buried in The Evergreens Cemetery, Brooklyn. His Commonwealth War Graves Commission record is here.

Private Griffith John Edwards died on 24 August 1920 and is buried in Mettowee Valley Cemetery, Granville.

Private William Richard Eveleigh died on 28 July 1918 and is buried in The Evergreens Cemetery, Brooklyn. His Commonwealth War Graves Commission record is here.

Sergeant Henry (Hans) Eyller died on 26 August 1919 and is buried in Greenwood Cemetery, Brooklyn.

Private Frederick Felton died on 1 June 1919 and is buried in Riverside Cemetery, Rochester.

Leading Seaman William Stephen Charles Henry Fenton was serving as a gun captain on the armed merchant cruiser HMS Andes when he died of pneumonia on 26 October 1918; he is buried in Cypress Hills National Cemetery, Brooklyn. His Commonwealth War Graves Commission record is here.

Sapper Hugh Galt Fotheringham died on 27 October 1918 and is buried in Trinity Churchyard, Hewlett.

Private Edward William Gallagher died on 31 January 1916 and is buried in Mount Hope Cemetery, Rochester.

Cadet Robert Daniel Garwood died on 28 March 1918 and is buried in Canaseraga Cemetery, Canaseraga.

Leading Seaman William Charles John Geeves served as a gunner on defensively armed merchant ships. He died of pneumonia on 17 January 1919 and is buried in The Evergreens Cemetery, Brooklyn. His Commonwealth War Graves Commission record is here.

Seaman Thomas Gleeson died on 26 September 1918 and is buried in Calvary Cemetery, Woodside, New York.

Private Charles Oscar Greaves died on 19 September 1920 and is buried in Holy Trinity Cemetery, Brooklyn.

Private Hugh Thomas Griffith, who served as Harry Griffin, died on 10 January 1920 and is buried in Forest Hill Cemetery, Utica.

Private Arthur James Hancock died on 24 December 1920 and is buried in Kensico-Sharon Cemetery, Valhalla.

Second Lieutenant Eric Stanley Hart died on 5 June 1918 and is buried in Amityville Cemetery, Amityville.

Assistant Steward Albert Heath died on 13 April 1918 and is buried in Linden Hill Cemetery, Flushing.

Trimmer Percy Samuel Tomas Hyett served on the armed merchant cruiser HMS Alsatian. He died during the influenza epidemic on 7 October 1918 and is buried in The Evergreens Cemetery, Brooklyn. His Commonwealth War Graves Commission record is here.

Sapper Patrick Keane died on 18 April 1919 and is buried in Calvary Cemetery, Woodside, New York.

Private Albert C. Kiggins, who served as Albert Carrigan, died on 17 March 1921 and is buried in Parkview Cemetery, Schenectady.

Sapper Matthew Neal Kirby died on 9 December 1917 and is buried in Calvary Cemetery, Woodside, New York.

Private Lyman Lavine died on 4 June 1920 and is buried in Pine Grove Beach Street No.1 Cemetery, Massena.

Fireman Low On was a sailor on the armed merchant ship SS Diomed. He was wounded when Diomed was sunk by U-140 on 21 August 1918. He died on 15 October 1918 and is buried in The Evergreens Cemetery, Brooklyn. His Commonwealth War Graves Commission record is here.

Gunner Arthur J. Manders died on 28 May 1921 and is buried in Cedar Grove Cemetery, Flushing.

Private Charles Maynard died on 26 March 1920 and is buried in Central Chapel Cemetery, Brooktondale.

Able Seaman Patrick McDonagh was a gunner on the defensively armed merchant ship SS Oristano. He drowned in New York on 20 March 1917 and was buried in The Evergreens Cemetery, Brooklyn. His Commonwealth War Graves Commission record is here.

Sapper James Frederick Menzies died on 17 October 1918 and is buried in Forest Lawn Cemetery, Buffalo.

Stoker 1st Class Henry John Gardner Miller was serving in HMS Leviathan when he died on 5 September 1918; he is buried in The Evergreens Cemetery, Brooklyn. His Commonwealth War Graves Commission record is here.

Leading Seaman Sydney Stephen Milliner was serving as a gunner on the defensively armed merchant ship SS Batsford when he died on 11 January 1919; he is buried in The Evergreens Cemetery, Brooklyn. His Commonwealth War Graves Commission record is here.

Cadet Maurice Nathaniel Milne died on 21 January 1918 and is buried in Morningside Cemetery, Malone.

Fireman John Murray died on 23 October 1918 and is buried in Cypress Hills National Cemetery, Brooklyn.

Sergeant Charles J. Myles died on 30 July 1921 and is buried in Monsey Cemetery, Spring Valley.

Private Claude P. Neezer died on 7 October 1918 and is buried in Kensico-Sharon Cemetery, Valhalla.

Second Lieutenant Harold Griffith Nelson died on 22 January 1918 and is buried in Union Field Cemetery, Flushing.

Private John Nesbit died on 7 July 1921 and is buried in Bethpage Cemetery, Farmingdale.

Private Edgar John Newbery died on 2 February 1918 and is buried in Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx.

Sapper Edward F. Nugent died on 28 April 1919 and is buried in Saint Patrick’s Cemetery, Watervliet.

Fireman Ou Loo see Fireman Low On.

Scullion William Bertram Parr was serving on the armed merchant cruiser HMS Andes when he died of pneumonia on 17 October 1918; he is buried in The Evergreens Cemetery, Brooklyn. His Commonwealth War Graves Commission record is

Cadet Richard Morgan Porter died on 13 February 1918 and is buried in Cedar Grove Cemetery, Patchogue.

Private Earl Edward Reed died on 10 October 1918 and is buried in Saint Agnes Cemetery, Menands.

Major Edward O. Reid died on 15 June 1921 and is buried in Riverdale Cemetery, Lewiston.

Private Thomas Richards died on 6 June 1920 and is buried in Cold Springs Cemetery, Lockport.

Cadet David Halsted Rogers died on 17 January 1918 and is buried in Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx.

Corporal Irving Schermerhorn died on 9 December 1918 and is buried in Glen Falls Cemetery, Glen Falls.

Butcher John Sharkey died on 23 March 1918 and is buried in Holy Cross Cemetery, Brooklyn.

Sapper George Fred Sharp died on 29 September 1918 and is buried in Morningside Cemetery, Syracuse.

Sapper John Simmonds died on 19 March 1921 and is buried in Kensico-Sharon Cemetery, Valhalla.

Cadet Gordon Folger Small died on 12 May 1918 and is buried in Riverside Cemetery, Cape Vincent.

Private Albert Springer died on 14 November 1918 and is buried in Linden Hill Cemetery, Flushing.

Cadet Leroy Herbert Thompson died on 30 October 1918 and is buried in Greenwood Cemetery, Brooklyn.

Signalman Walter Robert Thorburn died on 5 April 1918 and is buried in Cypress Hills National Cemetery, Brooklyn.

Captain Guy Halifax Wallace died on 9 December 1918 and is buried in Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx.

Stoker 1st Class Alfred Weeden was serving on the cruiser HMS Charybdis undergoing conversion in New York when he fell while boarding and drowned on 2 January 1918; he was buried in The Evergreens Cemetery, Brooklyn. His Commonwealth War Graves Commission record is here.

Private Morris Weiner died on 20 January 1920 and is buried in Mount Lebanon Cemetery, Glendale.

Cadet Winfield George Wheadrick died on 15 September 1917 and is buried in Rathbunville Cemetery, Verona.

Leading Seaman Sam Gordon Wills died in an accident on board SS Belgic, on which he was serving as a gunner, on 27 April 1919; he is buried in The Evergreens Cemetery, Brooklyn. His Commonwealth War Graves Commission record is here.

Private Fred L. Wilshear died on 5 February 1921 and is buried in Cypress Hills National Cemetery, Brooklyn.

Sergeant John Clair Wilson died on 26 June 1916 and is buried in Oakland Rural Cemetery, Youngstown.

Private Leslie Worthington died on 12 June 1918 and is buried in Greenwood Cemetery, Brooklyn.

Private John Wright died on 22 May 1920 and is buried in Brookside Cemetery, Bloomingdale.

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