Woelk, William J.

Rank: Private

Unit: 2d Cavalry

Enlisted: May 27, 1898 in Saint Louis, Missouri. He was 23 yrs 3 mos.

Date of birth: 24 February 1875

Hometown: Springfield, Missouri

Occupation prior to enlistment: Electrician

Campaign: Spanish American War

Died: 11 June 1898

Age at death: 23

Cause of death: Typhoid fever

Location of fatality: Fort McPherson, Georgia,

Place of interment: Walnut Hill Cemetery,Belleville, St. Clair County, Illinois