James Reuben Geisler was born in Milligan, Tennessee. He died at the age of 20 from non-battle wounds (pneumonia) and is buried in Happy Valley Memorial Park, Elizabethton, TN.

He was the son of William Daniel Geisler and Mary Susannah Simerly.

  • Rank: Corporal
  • Date of birth:
  • 18 December 1896
  • Date of death: 3 November 1918
  • County: Carter
  • Hometown: Hampton
  • Service Branch: Army
  • Division/Assignment: Company E, 117th Infantry Regiment, 30th Infantry Division
  • Theater: Europe
  • Conflict: World War I
  • Battles: Bellicourt, Iremont area, Molaire area
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Happy Valley Memorial Park, Elizabethton, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar II, Middle Panel
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