Corporal William Jay Barber

Corporal William Jay Barber was born on July 30, 1886 in Waverly, IA and died October 11, 1918 in Camp Dodge, IA.

William Jay Barber entered the United States Army on June 23, 1918, in Waverly, IA, served during the World War I era and reached the rank of Corporal before being discharged on October 11, 1918 in Camp Dodge, IA.

William Jay Barber is buried at Harlington in Waverly, Iowa and can be located at Block 13, #35

  • Died in Service: Yes

Armed Forces Grave Registration

Person notified of death Mrs. Mary L. Barber (mother) Born in Waverly Ia and educated in the Public Schools of Waverly a graduate of the Waverly High School. After completing school he became engaged in business with his father George Barber in the Jewelry store in this city. Congenial and good natured was Jay Barber as we knew him. He was in the draft of June 1918 going to Camp Dodge. During the flue epedemic he was taken sick and died there the body returned to Waverly for burial in Harlington Cemetery.