The body of Arthur Vester Boykin, Fireman 3rd Class, USN
Ready for burial at sea. Fireman Boykin enlisted at New Orleans, Louisiana, on 9 January 1917. He died of lobar pneumonia on board USS Bath (ID # 1997, later AK-4) on 15 April 1918 and was buried at sea the next day. The original image is printed on post card (AZO) stock. Donation of Dr. Mark Kulikowski, 2010. U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.