Arza Rufus Bullock

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  • Name: Arza Rufus Bullock
  • Location of Birth: Canby, Minnesota
  • Date of Birth: January 2, 1889
  • Date of Death: December 24, 1982 (93 years old)
  • Parents: Arlin Bullock and Chlora (Call) Bullock
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  • Highest Rank: SGT MAJ (Sergeant Major)
  • Branch: Army
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  • Date Sworn In: April 20, 1917 (Enlistment Date)
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  • Date of Discharge: September 25, 1919 (Discharge Date)
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  • Military Highlights:
    Information in the United States, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942:
    Name: Arza Rufus Bullock
    Gender: Male
    Registration Age: 53
    Birth Date: January 2, 1889
    Birth Place: Yellow Medicine County, Minnesota, USA
    Residence Place: Grand Rapids, Minnesota, USA
    Registration Date: About 1942
    Military Draft Date: 1942
    Height: 5' 7 1/2"
    Weight: 132
    Complexion: Dark
    Hair Color: Brown
    Eye Color: Brown
    Next of Kin: Mrs. Daisy Bullock

    Information in the United States, Army Transport Service Arriving and Departing Passenger Lists, 1910-1939:
    Name: Arza R. Bullock
    Residence Place: Grand Rapids, Minnesota
    Father: Arlin Bullock
    Ship: Callao
    Military Unit: Headquarters Company, 18th Infantry
    Rank: Battalion Sergeant Major Infantry
    Notes: Headquarters Company, Eighteenth Infantry

  • Wars Involved:
    World War I

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  • Civilian Life:
    Arza was a resident of Grand Rapids, Minnesota for 51 years. He worked at Casper Motors, Blandin Paper Company, and Swanson Chevrolet in Grand Rapids, Minnesota. He retired in 1975.

    He is survived by his wife, Daisy; a son, Richard; a daughter, Mrs. Richard (Joyce) Voges; two sisters, Hazel VanIiperen and Gladys Howe; nine grandchildren; and seven great grandchildren.

    Buried in Itasca Calvary Cemetery at Grand Rapids, Minnesota. No grave marker. (Plot I-E-24-1-3)

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