Halifax County NC

A. D. Lyerly

1st Class Private, Inf., Co. H, 30th Div., 120th Regt.; of Halifax County; son of C. A. and Mrs. Ann Lyerly. Husband of Irene Lyerly. Entered service July 22, 1917. Sent to Camp Sevier. Sailed for Liverpool, Eng. Fought at St. Quentin. Wounded by shrapnel at the Battle of St. Quentin. Sent to Base Hospital …

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Charlie C. Shell

Private 1st Class, Med., San. Det., 156th Depot Brigade. Born in Halifax County; son of C. E. and Mrs. Cornelia F. Shell. Husband of Mrs. Gertrude R. Shell. Entered service March 28, 1918, at Weldon. Sent to Camp Jackson March 29, 1918. Transferred to Camp Sevier. Promoted to Act. Sergt. Mustered out at Camp Sevier …

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Milton Normon

Corpl., Inf., Co. D, 81st Div., 322nd Regt.; of Halifax County; son of J. H. and Mrs. Annie P. Normon. Entered service May 28, 1918, at Halifax. Sent to Camp Jackson, S. C. Transferred to Camp Sevier, to Camp Upton. Sailed for France Aug. 22, 1918. Promoted to Corpl. December, 1918. Fought at defensive, Alsace-Lorraine, …

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Charlie M. Rice

Private 1st Class, Artly., Bat. F, 81st Div., 318th F. A. Born in Halifax County; son of Nelson and Mrs. Edith Bell Rice. Entered service May 28, 1918, at Weldon, N.C. Sent to Camp Jackson May 27, 1918. Transferred to Camp Mills, N. Y., July 23, 1918. Sailed for France. Mustered out at Camp Lee, …

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Lucious H. Cullon

Corpl., Inf., Hdqrs. Co., 81st Div., 322nd Regt.; of Halifax County; son of A. L. and Mrs. Mary Cullon. Entered service March 19, 1918, at Rosemary, N.C. Sent to Camp Jackson, S. C. Transfered to Camp Sevier, going from there to Camp Upton, N. Y. Sailed for France Feb. 4, 1919. Fought at Meuse-Argonne, Somme, …

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Charlie A. Nixon

Corpl., Inf., Co. K, 30th Div., 119th Regt. Born in Halifax County; son of William and Mrs. Lena Nixon. Husband of Mrs. Mollie Nixon. Entered service Sept. 7, 1917, at Rosemary, N.C. Sent to Camp Jackson, Columbia, S. C. Transferred to Camp Sevier, then to Camp Merritt and overseas to France May 25, 1918. Promoted …

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Pierce Johnson

Corpl., Amb. Co., 80th Div., 317th Regt., Inf.; of Halifax County; son of Lee and Mary Johnson. Husband of Mrs. Londa Johnson. Entered service June, 1917, at Weldon, N.C. Sent to Camp Lee, Va. Sailed for France May 25, 1918. Fought at Meuse-Argonne. Returned to USA March, 1919. Mustered out at Camp Lee, Va., April …

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Louis Hux

Private, 1st Class, Co. C, 30th Div., 120th Inf. Regt.; of Halifax County; son of L. H. and Amy Hux. Husband of Grace Hux. Entered service June 20, 1917, at Weldon, N.C. Sent to Camp Sevier, S. C. Transferred to Camp Merritt. Sailing for France May 12, 1918. Wounded at the Hindenburg Line Sept. 29th, …

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Horace C. Goers

Private, 1st Class, In., Co. A, 30th Div., 119th Regt.; of Halifax County; son of F. and Sarah Goers. Husband of Mrs. Catherine Smith Goers. Entered service June 21, 1916, at Rocky Mount, N.C. Sent to Camp Glenn, N.C. Transferred to Camp Jackson, S. C. Sailed for France May 27, 1918. Fought in all the …

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Lynton B. Reddick

Private, Aviation Corps, 389th Aero Sqdn. Born in Halifax County; son of Mr. and Mrs. Preston Reddick. Entered service at Charleston, S. C., Dec. 13, 1917. Sent to Hancock, Ga., then to Waco, Texas. Sailed for France July, 1918. Died from double pneumonia at Camp Merritt, Feb. 28, 1919. Buried at Scotland Neck, N.C.

Harding Ellis Joyner

Yeoman, 3rd Class, Navy Reserves; of Halifax County; son of Rev. F. and Sarah E. Joyner. Entered service June 14, 1918, at Richmond, Va. Training at Hampton Roads, Va. Mustered out at Hampton Roads, Va., July 14, 1919.

M. T. Morris

Private 1st Class, 318th F. A., Btry. E, 81st Div., 318th Regt.; of Halifax County; son of R. E. and Mrs. Annie Morris. Entered service May 28, 1918, at Weldon, N.C. Sent to Camp Jackson. Sailed for France Aug. 24, 1918. Arrived in USA June 3, 1919, Newport News, Va. Mustered out at Camp Lee, …

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Slave Narrative of Betty Foreman Chessier

Person Interviewed: Betty Foreman Chessier Location: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Place of Birth: Raleigh, North Carolina Date of Birth: July 11, 1843 Age: 94 I was born July 11, 1843 in Raleigh, N. C. My mother was named Melinda Manley, the slave of Governor Manley of North Carolina, and my father was named Arnold Foreman, slave …

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Hubert H. Reddick

Private, 38th Inf., 3rd Div., Co. M. Born in Halifax County; son of Mr. and Mrs. Preston Reddick. Entered service at Washington, D. C., Jan. 18, 1918. Sent to Ft. Thomas, Ky., then to Camp Hancock, Ga. Transferred to Camp Merritt. Sailed for France April 29, 1918. Fought at Chateau Thierry, Marne. Gassed Aug. 10, …

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