Cumberland County NC

Ancil W. Melvin

Corpl., 306th Am. Tr., Co. D, 81st Div.; of Cumberland County; son of A. Shep and Sarah Melvin. Entered service April 25, 1918, at Fayetteville, N.C. Sent to Camp Jackson. Transferred to Camp Mills. Sailed for France Sept. 17, 1918. Fought at Meuse-Argonne, Vosges Mtns. Returned to USA June 23, 1919. Mustered out at Camp …

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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.

John Vann Thornton

1st Class Private, F. A., 13th Co. Born in Cumberland County; son of Mr. and Mrs. T. A. Thornton. Entered service June, 1918, at Fayetteville, N.C. Was sent to Ft. Thomas, Ky. Transferred to Camp Sherman, Ohio. Mustered out at Camp Sherman Dec. 20, 1918.

Robert G. Haigh

Private, F. Artly., Btry. A, 81st Div., 317th Regt.; of Cumberland County; son of R. G. and Marion Taylor Haigh. Entered service March 3, 1918, at Fayetteville, N.C. Sent to Camp Jackson. Transferred to Camp Mills. Sailed for France July, 1918. Returned to USA June 18, 1919. Mustered out at Camp Lee, Va., June, 1919.

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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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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William O. Huske

2nd Lt., F. Artly., Hdqrs. Co., 42nd Div., 149th F. Artly.; of Cumberland County; son of B. R. and Hannah Oliver Huske. Entered service May 13, 1917, at Fayetteville, N.C. Sent to Ft. Oglethorpe. Transferred to Hoboken. Sailed for France Sept. 10, 1917. Fought at St. Mihiel, Meuse-Argonne, Lunerville Sector, Marne, Second Chateau-Thierry. Wounded at …

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Glover Charles Marsh

1st Class Q. M. (Naval A); of Cumberland County; son of Dr. and Mrs. J. H. Marsh. Volunteered Jan. 9, 1918, at Fayetteville, N.C. Sent to Pensacola, Fla. Sailed for France June 4, 1918. Returned to USA Nov. 23, 1918. Mustered out at Charleston, S. C., April 1, 1919.

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.

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.

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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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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B. O. Overby

Coxswain, U. S. Navy. Born in Cumberland County July 27, 1900; son of F. H. and S. E. Overby. Husband of Mrs. Eula Overby. Entered the service at Fayetteville, N.C., March 24, 1917, and sent to St. Helena, Va. Transferred to New York and from there to Brooklyn, N. Y. Promoted Coxswain August, 1917. On …

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Daniel B. Byrd

Capt., Inf., Co. D, 3rd Div., 38th Reg. and 19th Co. of 30th Div.; of Cumberland County; son of George J. and Mrs. Mary Byrd. Husband of Mrs. Florence Cozort Byrd. Entered service July 5, 1916 at Ft. Monroe, Va. Sent to Mineola, N. Y. Transferred to Ft. Bliss, El Paso, Tex., then to Camp …

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