Wednesday, October 17, 2018

PVT Jesse Berry Camp

PVT Jesse Berry Camp was born 25 Oct 1887 in Hurricane Creek, Mississippi to Jesse Vulcanon and Alice L (Brewster) Camp.  The family farmed their own 262 acre place in Lauderdale County.

Jesse was ordered to report for military duty, i.e. he was drafted, on 2 Apr 1918.  At the time he was a railroad motorman.  Assigned to B Company 116th Infantry he was killed 17 Oct 1918.

PVT Camp is buried in the Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery.

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