fbpx
African American Officers Mule Rearing Riveters African American Soldiers 1 The pilots doughboys with mules gas masks pilots in dress uniforms

William Jesse Strickland

Submitted by: Julia Saint submitting for great niece Selmah Bowen

 

William Jesse Strickland mugWilliam Jesse Strickland born around 1898. William Strickland served in World War 1 with the United States Army. The enlistment was in 1917 and the service was completed in 1918.

Story of Service

 

William Jesse Strickland and his brother, Larry Young Strickland, sent many letters to their sister during the war. The letters are now in the Heard County Historical Museum in Franklin, Georgia, and were donated by their great-niece, Selmah Bowen.

 

 

5be863995d10e william Jesse Strickland 

 

William Strickland image

 

About Family Ties Button

Stories of Service Button 250

 

submitservice revise

Family Webinar 250

submitservice revise

Documenting Doughboys 260

donateartifact revise


RollofHonorSideButton

genealogicalresources revise

 

 

Navy Log Button 250

"Pershing" Donors

$5 Million +


Founding Sponsor
PritzkerMML Logo


Starr Foundation Logo


The Lilly Endowment