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American World War I Casualties – Cave Surname

American World War I Casualties – Cave Surname

Compiled by Lynna Kay Shuffield, Houston, Texas — Cave Family Member #473

Four (4) individuals with surname CAVE were listed as died in World War I.

All World War I deaths were U.S. Army. There were no deaths found in the U.S. Navy or U.S. Marine Corps. There were no individuals found with the surname CAVES.

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Records of the Office of the Quartermaster General [Record Group 92] – burial Case Files, 1915-1939 – National Archives, College Park, Maryland

http://www.archives.gov/research/guide-fed-records/groups/092.html

 

Name: Blake Cave

Blake CaveMilitary Serial Number: 1957902

Rank: Private

Unit: Co. C, 308th Engineers, U.S. Army

Date of Death: 19 April 1918

Location of Death: Camp Sherman, Scioto, Ross County, Ohio

Cause of Death: lobar pneumonia

Remains shipped to: Conesville, Ohio

Burial: South Lawn Cemetery, Coshocton, Coshocton County, Ohio

Date of Birth: 18 Nov 1892, Conesville, Ohio

Father: Harvey Cave

Mother: Lurella Taylor

Grandparents: Pollard & Sibyl (Thompson) Cave

Additional Sources: World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918. [database on-line] < http://www.ancestry.com/ > (Provo, UT: Ancestry.com Operations Inc., 2005) Original data: United States Selective Service System. World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 (Washington, DC: National Archives & Records Adm., Record Group M-1509). Ohio Death Certificate Number 27603 (1918), (Columbus, OH: Ohio Department of Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics). Find-a-Grave [database on-line] < http://www.findagrave.com/ >.

 

Name: Fred Cave

Military Serial Number: not found

Rank: Private

Unit: 2nd Aero Squadron, U.S. Army

Date of Death: 12 Apr 1918

Location of Death: Base Hospital, Fort Sam Houston, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas

Remains shipped to: Baldwin Wisconsin

Cause of Death: pneumonia

Date of Birth: 16 March 1896, Baldwin, Wisconsin

Father: Edward J. Cave

Mother: Lucy Andrews

Grandparents: Stephen F.  & Caroline Cave

Additional Sources: World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918. [database on-line] < http://www.ancestry.com/ > (Provo, UT: Ancestry.com Operations Inc., 2005) Original data: United States Selective Service System. World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 (Washington, DC: National Archives & Records Adm., Record Group M-1509). Texas Death Certificate Number 15112 (1918), (Austin, TX: Texas State Board of Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics). Wisconsin Marriages, 1836-1930. [database on-line] < https://www.familysearch.org/ >.

 

Name: Howard Gatley Cave

Howard Gatley CaveMilitary Service Number: 3,365,723

Rank: Private

Unit: 6th Provisional, Sept Automatic Replacement Draft Company, U.S. Army

Date of Death: 10 Oct 1918

Place of Death: Base Hospital #65, France

Cause of Death: broche pneumonia

Original Burial: American Expeditionary Forces Cemetery #531, Lambesellec, Finistere, France

Remains shipped to: Hammond, Wisconsin

Date of Birth: 16 May 1893, Hammond, Wisconsin

Father: Frank G. Cave

Mother: Mary Ann Carter

Grandparents: Stephen F.  & Caroline Cave

Additional Sources: World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918. [database on-line] < http://www.ancestry.com/ > (Provo, UT: Ancestry.com Operations Inc., 2005) Original data: United States Selective Service System. World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 (Washington, DC: National Archives & Records Adm., Record Group M-1509). Wisconsin Marriages, 1836-1930. [database on-line] < https://www.familysearch.org/ >.

 

Name: Vivian Loyd Cave

Vivian Loyd CaveMilitary Service Number: not found

Rank: Private

Unit: Battery A, 9th Regiment, Artillery, U.S. Army

Date of Death: 18 Oct 1918

Place of Death: Base Hospital, Camp Jackson, Columbia, Richland County, South Carolina

Cause of Death: lobar pneumonia, influenza

Remains shipped to: Blackville, South Carolina

Date of Birth: 24 June 1886, near Blackville, South Carolina

Father: William Tarlton Cave

Mother: Maggie (unknown maiden name)

Additional Sources: World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918. [database on-line] < http://www.ancestry.com/ > (Provo, UT: Ancestry.com Operations Inc., 2005) Original data: United States Selective Service System. World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 (Washington, DC: National Archives & Records Adm., Record Group M-1509). South Carolina Death Certificate Number 23471 (1918), (Columbia, SC: State Board of Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics).