Cumberland County NC

J. L. Maloney

Private, Radio Service; of Cumberland County; son of J. J. and Marie Maloney. Entered service May 15, 1918, at Fayetteville, N.C. Sent to A. & E. College, N.C. Transferred to Ft. Sill, Okla. Mustered out at Camp Jackson, S. C., Feb. 7, 1919.

John R. Garrason

Sergt., Med. Corps, Hospital No. 6; of Cumberland County; son of Jno. and Joanna Garrason. Entered service May, 1918, at Fayetteville. Sent to Ft. McPherson. Mustered out at Ft. McPherson Feb. 14, 1919.

James M. Tomlinson

Ord. Sergt., Inf., Sup. Co., 30th Div., 119th Regt. Born in Cumberland County; son of Jas. W. and Mrs. Eva Tomlinson. Entered the service July, 1917, at Fayetteville, N.C. Was sent to Camp Sevier, transferred to Camp Merritt. Sailed for France May 11, 1918. Promoted to rank of Ord. Sergt. October, 1918. Fought at Ypres, …

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Slave Narrative of Uncle Willis Williams

Interviewer: Genevieve W. Chandler Person Interviewed: Willis Williams Location: Conway, South Carolina “When wuz I born? Born in August. When I wuz born been August. I wuz a man grown pulling boxes, (turpentine boxes) when the shake wuz. I know the very night the shake come——on a Wednesday night. I wuz on door step loosing …

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John Huske

S. A. T. C.; son of Mr. B. R. and Mrs. Hannah O. Huske; of Cumberland County. Entered service Oct., 1918, at Fayetteville, N.C. Sent to Camp Sewanee, Tenn. Mustered out at Sewanee, Tenn., Dec., 1918.

Grover C. Moore

Private, Co. C, 30th Div., 119th Inf. Regt.; of Cumberland County; son of Eli N. and Fanny Moore. Entered service June, 1916, at Fayetteville. Sent to Camp Sevier. Transferred to Camp Merritt. Sailed for France Sept. 1, 1918. Was in all engagements with his company until gassed and shell shocked in France. Served on Mexican …

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J. D. McPhail

Corpl. Inf., Co. L, 119th Inf., 30th Div.; of Cumberland County; born Sept. 8, 1899; son of Mr. and Mrs. M. L. McPhail. Entered service July 10, 1916, at Hope Mills, N.C. Sent to Camp Glenn, N.C. Transferred to Camp Sevier, S. C., Sept. 20, 1917. Sailed for France, May 11, 1918. Promoted to rank …

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William S. Fitts

Private, 1st Class, Engineer, Co. A, 138th Regt.; of Cumberland County; son of T. L. and Sallie Fitts. Entered service Aug. 9, 1918, at Fayetteville, N.C. Sent to Camp Wadsworth, S. C. Transferred to Ft. Benj. Harrison, Ind. Mustered out at Ft. Benj. Harrison, Ind., Dec. 3, 1919.

W. H. Graham

Private, Med. Corps, Co 321st Ambulance, 81st Div., 306th Sanitary Train; of Cumberland County; son of R. E. and Mrs. Ira Bella Graham. Husband of Mrs. Mary Lou Darden Graham. Entered service June 26, 1918, at Fayetteville, N.C. Sent to Camp Jackson; transferred to Camp Sevier, S. C., to Camp Mills, N. Y. Sailed for …

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Joseph T. Maloney

2nd Lt., Att. Transport Service; of Cumberland County; son of Jno. J. and Marie E. Maloney. Entered service Sept. 20, 1917, at Fayetteville, N.C. Sent to Charleston, S. C. Transferred to Camp Johnston, Fla., then to Montreal, Can. Sailed on British transport Haverford Aug. 30, 1918. Promoted to rank of Sergt. October, 1917; 2nd Lt. …

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Philip T. Fry

Capt., Co. H, 119th Reg., 30th Div.; son of W. A. and Mrs. Flora N. Fry, of Fayetteville, Cumberland County. Entered the service June, 1916, and served on the Mexican border. Promoted to 1st Lt. Aug., 1917, then to Captain. Went overseas in 1917. Fought in all engagements. Was cited for bravery and very efficient …

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Philip O. Hoffer

M. M., 1st Class, U. S. N. R. F.; of Cumberland County; son of F. F. and Mrs. Alice Hoffer. Entered service April 3, 1918, at Raleigh, N.C. Sent to Pensacola, Fa. Transferred to League Island, Pa. Sailed for France June 7, 1918. Served with the Naval Aviation Forces at Pauilac, Laber-Vrach, Brest, France Returned …

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Alfred L. Dyson

Sergt., Light Artly., Co. F, 81st Div., 317th Regt.; of Cumberland County; son of J. H. and Mrs. Idla Dyson. Entered service Sept. 9, 1917, at Fayetteville, N.C. Sent to Camp Jackson, S. C. Sailed for France Aug. 28, 1918. Promoted to rank of Sergt. May 25, 1918. Arrived in USA June 8, 1919, at …

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