William Aust Bolt
of Navarro County, Texas


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William Aust Bolt
Mar 13, 1896 - Nov 12, 1918

Born 13 Mar 1896 to John T and Julia Bolt in McMinnville, Warren Co TN.
He trained at Camp Travis, Texas. Entering the service from Texas on June 24, 1918. He was tall and medium build with blue eyes and brown hair. He served as a private in the Q. M. C., S. A. R. D. at Camp Jackson. He was sent to Base Hospital No.65 for illness and staid there for about fifty days before succumbing to pneumonia on 12 Nov 1918 at the age of 22 years and 8 months.
He was buried in Plot D Row 31 Grave 26 at the Oise-Aisne American Cemetery in Fere-en-Tardenois, France; he has a memorial marker at Rice Cemetery, Navarro Co TX

Submitted by Dana Stubbs

William Aust Bolt
Mar 13, 1896 - Nov 12, 1918

A Few Brief Facts Concerning The Navarro County Boys Who Made The Supreme Sacrifice Following is a list of the boys from Navarro county who made the supreme sacrifice during the world war, whether being killed on the battlefield or dying of disease in France or at the various army camps throughout the country. After untiring work this list has been compiled and is believed to be correct:

WILLIAM AUST BOLTóDied of pneumonia. Died in the Base Hospital No. 65. Was sick about fifty days. Trianed at Camp Travis, Texas. Entered the service June 24th, 1918. Aged 22 years and 8 months. Was a private. Buried in Kerhoun Cemetery, France. Was single. Was a private in the Q. M. C., S. A. R. D., Camp Jackson. Address of deceased, Rice, Texas, R. No. 1. Mother, Julia A. Bolt, is dead. Father, John T. Bolt, Rice, Texas, R. No. 1.


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