Brooklyn Standard Union June 11, 1918. NEWS OF HARGREAVE'S DEATH NOW CONFIRMED "We are proud to have him die in such a just cause, but sorry his life as a soldier was so short. He will be avenged by his brother,Walter, who is now in France." This statement was made to-day by Charles RUOFF, whose brother, Edward, is reported in to-day's casualty list as killed. A War Department telegram, stating that his death was due to a bomb explosion on May 9, was received Sunday at the RUOFF home, 193 Ralph avenue.. He lived with his brother, Charles, and his parents. Edward RUOFF was 24 years old and was called to the National Army on Feb. 27. He was sent to Camp Upton and assigned to Company B, 305th Infantry. He sailed for France in April. Walter, another brother, is in France with Company E., 309th Infantry. I am not related.