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HAND County South Dakota Genealogy

The Miller Gazette

October 17, 1918

Page 3, Col. 6


SEARCH FOR VICTIMS OF OTRANTO WRECK

By Associated Press

Island of Islay, Scoland, Oct. 16 - American soldiers brought here to aid in recovering the bodies of their comrades lost in the Otranto disaster are engaged in making 350 coffins, although the searchers believe that not more than 300 bodies will be found owing to an adverse change of wind.

Of the 266 bodies already washed up 167 have been identified, while seven others are known to be those of Americans, but have not as yet been identified. All of the bodies have been

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