Ulys Coker was born in Oliver Springs, TN, son of John Hayes Coker and Lydia M. Winters. He enlisted at Fort Sam Houston in Texas on 2 September 1915. He died of chronic pulmonary tuberculosis on 25 June 1919 at the age of 30.


  • Rank: Corporal
  • Date of birth:
  • 2 March 1885
  • Date of death: 25 June 1919
  • County: Roane
  • Hometown: Oliver Springs
  • Service Branch: Army
  • Division/Assignment: 314th Bakery Company Quartermaster Corps
  • Conflict: World War I
  • Awards: Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Foster Borum Cemetery, Scandlyn, Roane, Tennessee?
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar V, Top Panel
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