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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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Jesse J. Bullard [1], [2]

Private, U.S. Army, World War I


Service No.: 2,238,148

Born: 15 Mar 1893 at Caldwell, Burleson Co., TX

Died: 14 Apr 1918 at San Antonio, Bexar Co., Texas [3]

Age at time of loss: 25 years, 0 months, 30 days

Home of Record: Cameron, Milam Co., TX

Race: Negro

Marital Status: Single

Occupation: Farm Laborer

Attended: unknown

Religion: unknown

Draft Registration: 5 Jun 1917 [4]

Age at time of draft registration: 24

Draft Registration: Serial #1634, Order #18

Classification: 42-1-56-A

Exemption claimed: none

Physical Description: Height-medium, Build-stout, Eyes-black, Hair-black

Entered Service: 2 Apr 1918 at Cameron, Texas

Overseas Duty: None

Ship/Unit: Co. 7 (Col), 165th Depot Brigade also found as Co. 70, 2nd Battalion, 165th Depot Brigade

Awards: None found

Casualty Type: Non-hostile, died of illness

Cause of Death: Broncho Pneumonia, left lower lobe

Casualty Location: at 0955 hours, Base Hospital, Camp Travis, San Antonio, Bexar Co., TX

Soundex Code: B-420

Census: 1900 Federal Census Soundex [5], 1910 Federal Census Soundex - Burleson Co., TX [6]

Parents: Wade Bullard and Victoria ________________ Bullard, Caldwell, Burleson Co., TX

Brothers: Joseph Bullard, Farris Bullard

Sister: Marcella Bullard (?) Wesley, May Bullard, Lebistha Bullard

Paternal Grandparents: ____________ Bullard and __________ Bullard

Maternal Grandparents: _________________________________________

Wife: None

Children: None

Burial: aft. 15 Apr 1918 remains shipped to Caldwell, TX

Arrangements: Shelley-Loring Undertaker Co., San Antonio, Texas

Milam County War Memorial: Left Panel

Note: Also found name listed incorrectly as: Jesse J. Bullock and Jessie Bullard

Five Die at Travis in Two Days; 3 of Pneumonia [7]

A list of five deaths Saturday night and Sunday at Camp Travis were filed yesterday at division headquarters, three being from pneumonia. The list follows: ... Jesse Bullard, private, of broncho pneumonia. His father is Wade Bullard of Caldwell, Tex ... Private Will Bennet has been designated to accompany the remains of Private Bullard to Coldwell (sic) ...

"Burial Permits" [8]

Jessie Bullard (negro), Base Hospital, Camp Travis, age 25 years.


[1] No Individual Deceased Personnel 293 File, Office of the Quarter Master General Burial Case Files, 1915-1939 (Record Group 92), National Archives Building, Washington, DC

[2] Military Service Card (Form No. 724-8, A.G.O.), Texas Military Forces Museum, Adjutant General of Texas, Camp Mabry, Austin, Texas

[3] Texas Dept. of Health - Death Certificate No. 14785, Bexar Co., TX

[4] WWI Draft Registration, Milam Co., TX, M-1507, Roll 124

[5] Soundex, Texas, T-1073, Roll 22

[6] Burleson Co., TX, T-624, Roll 1535, ED 14, SH 13A

[7] San Antonio Express, 16 Apr 1918, p. 11

[8] San Antonio Express, 17 Apr 1918, p. 4

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Originally created Jan 1998, moved on 16 June 2004 and last revised on _______ 2004