Benjamin Bullock, 3rd

Male 1895 - 1918  (22 years)


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  • Name Benjamin Bullock  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Suffix 3rd 
    Born 22 Sep 1895  Bay Head, Ocean, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Gender Male 
    Died 1918  France Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • , U.S. Military Forces, Military and Naval Forces, USA
    Person ID I3326  Clark-Hart
    Last Modified 13 May 2017 

    Father Benjamin Bullock, Jr.,   b. 18 May 1864, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jan 1944, Ardmore, Delaware, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Mother Sara Eva Hill,   b. 28 Sep 1871, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Sep 1952, Ardmore, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 1895  Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Family ID F966  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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      Birth: Sep. 20, 1895
      Bay Head
      Ocean County
      New Jersey, USA
      Death: Sep. 29, 1918
      Departement de la Meuse
      Lorraine, France

      First Lieutenant, 3rd Battalion, 315th Infantry Regiment, 79th Division, U.S. Army. Entered the service from Ardmore, Delaware County, Pennsylvania. Killed in action. Awarded the Distinguished Service Cross. From his citation: "For extraordinary heroism in action while serving with 3d Battalion, 315th Infantry Regiment, 79th Division, A.E.F., near Nantillois, France, September 28 - 29, 1918. On the afternoon of September 28 Lieutenant Bullock displayed great bravery and fearlessness by assisting two wounded to a place of safety, while under heavy sniper and artillery fire. On the morning of September 29 Lieutenant Bullock again demonstrated great bravery by advancing alone into a wood and killing a sniper. On the afternoon of 29 September while carrying a message to regimental post of command he was killed by a high-explosive shell."

  • Sources 
    1. [S22] Public Member Trees, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2006;), Database online.
      Record for Sara Eva Hill

    2. [S3] 1900 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations Inc; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2004;), Year: 1900; Census Place: Philadelphia Ward 8, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Roll: 1455; Page: 10B; Enumeration District: 0158; FHL microfilm: 1241455.
      Record for Saria Hill Bullock

    3. [S14] 1910 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations Inc; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2006;), Year: 1910; Census Place: Lower Merion, Montgomery, Pennsylvania; Roll: T624_1378; Page: 17A; Enumeration District: 0094; FHL microfilm: 1375391.
      Record for Sara H Bullock

    4. [S34] New Jersey, Births and Christenings Index, 1660-1931, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2011;).
      Record for Benjamin Bulloch

    5. [S84] Pennsylvania, WWI Veterans Service and Compensation Files, 1917-1919, 1934-1948, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2015;).
      Record for Benjamin Bullock

    6. [S16] U.S., World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations Inc; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2005;), Registration State: Pennsylvania; Registration County: Montgomery; Roll: 1894025; Draft Board: 1.
      Record for Benjamin Bullock Sr.