Welker, James S.

Rank: Private

Unit: G Trp, 2d Cavalry

Enlisted: February 8, 1898 in Louisville, Kentucky. He was 21 yrs 4 mos.

Date of birth: 1874

Hometown: [illegible], Kentucky

Occupation prior to enlistment: Farmer

Campaign: Spanish American War

Died: 3 August 1898

Age at death: 22 yrs

Cause of death: Typhoid fever

Location of fatality: Tampa Bay, Florida,

Place of interment: Saint Augustine National Cemetery, Saint Augustine, St. Johns County, Florida