Cumberland County NC

Joseph S. Huske

Major, F. Artly., Unassigned; of Cumberland County; son of B. R. and Hannah O. Huske. Husband of Mary Cook Huske. Entered service May 8, 1917, at Fayetteville, N.C. Sent to Ft. Oglethorpe. Transferred to Ft. Bliss, from there to Camp Jackson. Promoted to rank as Capt. Aug. 5, 1918. Major Oct. 23, 1918, to Ft. …

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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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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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F. E. Maloney

Seaman. Born in Cumberland County; the son of Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Maloney. Entered service May 16, 1918, at Fayetteville, N.C. Sent to Newport, R. I., and from there to Boston, Mass. On training ship two weeks. Mustered out at Norfolk, Va.

Brantley S. Vann

F. A., Btry. E, 9th Regt. Born in Cumberland County June 17, 1896; son of J. R. and Ida L. Vann. Entered the service at Fayetteville, N.C., July 28, 1918, and sent to Camp Jackson, S. C., transferred to Camp Hill, Va. Mustered out of the service at Camp Jackson, S. C., June 28, 1919.

Dr. J. D. Highsmith

Medical; of Cumberland County; son of Dr. J. F. and Mary Lou Highsmith. Entered service Sept. 1, 1917, at Philadelphia, Pa. Was student at Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, Pa., until June 1, 1918, was then interne at Episcopal Hospital, Philadelphia, until discharged. Never had any active service. Mustered out at Philadelphia, Pa., March 29, 1919.

B. F. Nance

2nd Class Baker (Navy); of Cumberland County; son of J. W. and Mrs. M. A. Nance. Entered service July 2, 1916, at Fayetteville, N.C. Sent to St. Helena, Va., transferred to U. S. S. Arkansas. Made two trips overseas. Mustered out at San Francisco, Cal., June 27, 1920.

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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Robert J. Lamb

Major, Inf., Co. F, 30th Div., 119th Regt. Born in Cumberland County Feb. 1, 1885; son of James M. and Mrs. Ann Eliza Lamb. Husband of Mrs. Ethel A. Maultsby. Entered service June 18, 1916, at Fayetteville, N.C. Sent to Camp Sevier August, 1917. Transferred to Camp Merritt. Sailed for France May 11, 1918. Promoted …

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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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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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Slave Narrative of Sarah Louise Augustus

Interviewer: T. Pat Matthews Person Interviewed: Sarah Louise Augustus Location: 1424 Lane Street, Raleigh, North Carolina Age: 80 Age 80 years 1424 Lane Street Raleigh, North Carolina I wus born on a plantation near Fayetteville, N. C., and I belonged to J. B. Smith. His wife wus named Henrietta. He owned about thirty slaves. When …

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John A. Pappas

Private 1st Class, Artly., Btry. C, 306th Regt., F. A., 77th Div.; from Cumberland County; son of A. J. and G. A. Pappas. Entered the service March 28, 1918, at Boston, Mass., and sent to Camp Devens and transferred to Camp Upton. Sailed for France April 24, 1918. Fought in Alsace-Lorraine, Vail Sector, Argonne and …

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