Joe Bear (also spelled as Beard) was born Midway, Greene County, Tennessee. He was the brother of Will Beard of Midway, TN. He entered the service on 2 June 1918 at Knoxville, Tennessee. He died of lobar pneumonia at the age of 30.

  • Rank: Private
  • Date of birth:
  • 12 February 1888
  • Date of death: 20 July 1918
  • County: Greene
  • Hometown: Midway
  • Service Branch: Army
  • Division/Assignment: Company 38, 154th Dep. Brigade
  • Conflict: World War I
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar III, Top Panel
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