Davidson County NC

Lee Smith

Private 1st Class, Artly., Btry. C, F. A. R. D., 1st Regt.; of Davidson County; son of J. W. and Mrs. Lizzie Smith. Entered service Aug. 26, 1918, at Lexington, N.C. Sent to Camp Jackson, S. C., transferred to Newport News, Va. Was on board ship ready to sail the day the armistice was signed. …

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Carrol Finley Martin

Private 1st Class, 2nd Regt., F. A. R. D., Aty. Son of N.C. and Mrs. E. C. Martin, of Davidson County. Husband of Eunice Perry Martin. Entered service Sept. 3, 1918, at Greenville, S. C. Was sent to Camp Jackson, S. C.,; and on Dec. 11, 1918, was mustered out at Camp Jackson, S. C.

Ernest Henry B. Davis

Fireman, Navy; of Davidson County; son of S. E. and Mrs. Maggie F. Davis. Entered service Aug. 6, 1918, at Raleigh, N.C. Was on U. S. S. “Kearsarge.” Transferred to U. S. S. “Southery,” then to U. S. S. “Patrica.” Made four trips across. Transport duty. Mustered out at Hampton Roads, Va., Sept. 23, 1919.

Author R. Swain

Corpl., Hdqrs. Co., 30th Div., 60th Inf. Brigade. Son of S. A. and Roella Swain, of Davidson County. Entered service May 28, 1915, at Thomasville, N.C. Was sent to Camp Sevier, S. C., transferred to Camp Merritt, N. J. Sailed for France June 5th; landed at Calais. Fought at Ypres Sector July 16th to September …

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Sam J. Tesh

Fireman, U. S. S. Utah (Naval). Born in Davidson County; the son of E. Tesh and Mrs. Lula Tesh. Entered service Dec. 8, 1917, at Winston-Salem, N.C. Sent to Berkley, Va., and sailed for France Aug. 28, 1918, convoying troop ships in and out of Base Bantry Bay, Ireland. Mustered out at New York City …

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Ray Johnson

1st Class Private, 318th Artly., Co. E, 81st Div. Born in Davidson County; the son of Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Johnson. Entered the service May 29, 1917, at Lexington, N.C. Was sent to Camp Jackson, S. C. Mustered out at Camp Jackson, S. C., June 25, 1919.

William B. May

Corpl, F. A., Btry A, 8th Regt.; of Davidson County; son of W. S. and Mrs. Elizabeth Rathrock May. Entered service Aug. 26, 1918, at Lexington, N.C. Sent to Camp Jackson. Transferred to Camp Hill, Newport News, Va. Promoted to Corpl. Oct. 27, 1918. Boarded transport U. S. S. Tenandorse to sail for France Nov. …

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George O. Short

Mechanic, Inf. Replacement, Co. No. 9. Born Oct. 1, 1896; son of D. M. and Julia A. Short, of Davidson County. Entered service April, 1916, at Greensboro, N.C. Was sent to Camp Eagle Pass, Texas. Transferred to Camp Grant, Ill., Oct. 1, 1918. Served on the Mexican border and died at Camp Grant, Ill., Oct. …

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McClellan Wagner

1st Class Private, Med. Dept.; of Davidson County; son of B. B. and Mrs. Lula P. Wagner. Entered service June 22, 1918, at Kansas City, Mo. Sent to Camp Pike, Ark., transferred to Ft. Oglehtorpe, Ga., then to Ft. McPherson, Ga. Mustered out at Camp Pike, Ark., Oct. 16, 1919.

R. B. Talbert

Sup. Sergt., Co. L, 30th Div., 120th Regt. Son of R. L. and Mrs. M. D. Talbert, of Davidson County. Entered service June 16, 1916, at Thomasville, N.C. Sent to Camp Glenn, N.C., later to Mexican border from Oct. 2, 1916, to March 15, 1917. Transferred to Camp Sevier, then to Camp Merritt, N. J. …

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Walter C. May

Mess Sergt., Motor Transport Corps, unassigned; of Davidson County; son of W. S. and Mrs. Elizabeth Rathrock May. Entered service May 29, 1918. Sent to Camp Jackson. Transferred to Camp Sevier, S. C., Jessup, Ga., to Camp Hollabird, Md. Served with Motor Transport Corps throughout. Mustered out at Camp Jackson, S. C., March 7, 1919.

Charles M. Oliver

Entered “Y” work at Camp Greene Dec. 8, 1917, as Educational Secretary, Bldg. 106, and served there until August. On March 1, 1918, became Camp Education Director, serving actively until August 29, 1918, when he assumed the duties of county organizer of Alabama war work. Resigned from Y. M. C. A. war work service to …

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Marvin J. Owen

Private, 1st Class, Co. C, 28th Div., Reg. 303, Field Artillery. Son of W. E. and Alice L. Owen, of Davidson County. Entered service June 25, 1918, at Lexington, N.C.; was sent to Camp Jackson, S. C.; transferred to camp at Hill, Va.; sailed for France August 22, 1918; fought at Toul sector in November, …

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James Shaw

Private, Co. F, 53rd Pioneer Inf. Son of E. C. and L. Shaw. Husband of Mrs. Nannie Shaw, of Davidson County. Entered service May 29, 1918, at Lexington, N.C. Sent to Camp Jackson, S. C.; transferred to Camp Wadsworth, S. C.; transferred to Camp Upton, N. Y. Sent to France, landed Aug. 18, 1918. Fought …

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