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Milam County, Texas

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Milam County, Texas: List of Honor --
Individuals Who Have Given Their Lives in the
Defense of Their Country from World War I through Vietnam

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Ivy Otis Baccus [1] [2]

Corporal, U.S. Army, Korean War


Service No.: 18319795

Born: 26 Jan 1929 at Milam Co., Texas [3] - Note: U.S. Army has date of birth as: 26 Jan 1927

Died: 16 Jul 1950 [4]

Age at time of loss: 21 years, 5 months, 21 days

Home of Record: Rockdale, Texas

Race: Caucasian

Marital Status: Single


Attended: Rockdale High School, Rockdale, Texas

Religion: Protestant

Entered Service: 23 Dec 1947

Overseas Duty:

Ship/Unit: Co. F, 19th Infantry Regiment, 24th Infantry Division


Casualty Type: Hostile, killed-in-action

Cause of Death:

Casualty Location:

Soudex Code: B-220

Census: Not available

Parents: Walter Baccus and Lader Carroll Baccus

Brothers: Gordon Lucifer Baccus

Sisters: Amy Rae Baccus

Paternal Grandparents: George Lawrence Baccus and Alice __________ Baccus

Maternal Grandparents: ____________________ and ______________________

Wife: None

Children: None

Burial: 27 Oct 1953, San Antonio National Cemetery, San Antonio, Texas (Sec. D, Grave 800A)


Milam County War Memorial:

"Pfc. Ivy Baccus Reported Missing in Korea Friday" [5]

Pfc. Ivy Baccus is the second Rockdale soldier to be reported missing in action in Korea.

The eldest son of Mrs. Vader Baccus of Rockdale, Pfc. Baccus has been reported missing in action since July 16. He was surviving with the 24th Division in Korea.


[1] Casey, p. 14.

[2] No Individual Deceased Personnel 293 File, U.S. Army Total Personnel Command Center, Alexandria, VA.

[3] Texas Dept. of Health Birth Certificate No. 176582; Milam Co., TX Birth Certificate vol. 16, p. 62

[4] No Texas Death Certificate found

[5] Rockdale Reporter, 7 Sep 1950, p. 1.

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