Robert Bass
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Robert Albert Bass (1889 - 1918)

Pvt Robert Albert Bass
Born in Milledgeville, Baldwin, Georgia, United Statesmap
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[spouse(s) unknown]
[children unknown]
Died in Francemap
Profile last modified | Created 13 Oct 2020
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Private Robert Bass served in the United States Army in World War I
Service started: 18 Dec 1917
Unit(s): Co B, 321st Machine Gun Battalion
Service ended: 15 Oct 1918
Roll of Honor
Private Robert Bass was Killed in Action in France during World War I.
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Biography

Robert was born in 1889. He is the son of Hardy Bass and Eleanor Jarrett. In 1900, the family was living in Meriwether, Baldwin, Georgia.[1]

Robert registered for the WWI draft in Macon, Bibb, Georgia in 1917. He passed away in 1918.[2][3]

Burial was in the Memory Hill Cemetery, Milledgeville, Baldwin County, Georgia.[4] A small newspaper notice posted on his Find A Grave: Memorial #17859810 stated that He was a private serving in Company "B" of the 321st Machine Gun Battalion. He was killed by shrapnel while serving in France in Oct 1918.

Sources

  1. "United States Census, 1900," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M3NJ-9TB : accessed 13 October 2020), Robert Bass in household of H Whitfield Bass, Militia District 318, Meriwether, Baldwin, Georgia, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 3, sheet 9B, family 168, NARA microfilm publication T623 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1972.); FHL microfilm 1,240,178.
  2. "Georgia, World War I, Statement of Service Cards, 1920-1929," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QP8P-M82S : 9 September 2019), Robert A Bass, 18 Dec 1917; citing Macon, Georgia, United States, Military Service, Georgia Department of Archives and History, Atlanta.
  3. "United States, World War I American Expeditionary Forces Deaths, 1917-1919", database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QPH4-7NTR : 3 December 2019), Robert A. Bass, .
  4. Find a Grave, database and images (accessed 13 October 2020), memorial page for Robert A. Bass (19 Dec 1889–15 Oct 1918), Find A Grave: Memorial #17859810, citing Memory Hill Cemetery, Milledgeville, Baldwin County, Georgia, USA ; Maintained by Find a Grave (contributor 8) .
  • "United States Census, 1910," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MLLF-4Q1 : accessed 13 October 2020), Robert Bass in household of Hardy W Bass, Militia District 202, Telfair, Georgia, United States; citing enumeration district...


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