James William Ragan was born in Boone, North Carolina, 3 July 1890, son of Jesse Smith Ragan and Tilda Minton. He joined the Army at the age of 27. He was killed in action on 8 October 1918 in France.

Pvt Ragan is buried at Paperville Cemetery, Sullivan County, Tennessee.
Residence Sullivan Co, Tennessee

  • Rank: Private
  • Date of birth:
  • 3 July 1890
  • Date of death: 8 October 1918
  • County: Sullivan
  • Hometown: Bristol
  • Service Branch: Army
  • Division/Assignment: Company G, 327th Infantry
  • Theater: Europe
  • Conflict: World War I
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Paperville Cemetery, Sullivan County, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar V, Middle Panel
  • Contact us to sponsor James W. Ragan

Image Gallery

Click a thumbnail below to view at full size.

Submit more information on this veteran →