Jessie (also Jesse) Franklin Hall saw service with the Third Tennessee Infantry on the Mexican Border, and when the call to the colors on July 25, 1917, came, he answered by reenlisting in Company C, of the same regiment. Went through the training period at Camp Sevier, SC, and sailed with his company to France on May 11, 1918. Corporal Hall participated in all fighting up until October 16, 1918, when he was fatally wounded and died in an Austrian hospital.

Jesse F. Hall was initially buried at the British Military Cemetery, Abbeville, Somme, France.

  • Rank: Corporal
  • Date of birth:
  • 28 June 1900
  • Date of death: 17 October 1918
  • County: Knox
  • Hometown: Knoxville
  • Service Branch: Army
  • Division/Assignment: Company C, 117th Infantry Regiment, 30th Infantry Division
  • Theater: Europe
  • Conflict: World War I
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Knoxville National Cemetery, Knoxville, Knox County, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar IV, Top Panel
  • Contact us to sponsor Jessie F. Hall

Image Gallery

Click a thumbnail below to view at full size.

Submit more information on this veteran →