Chief Yeoman, F, N. O. T. S. Born in Halifax County Sept. 6, 1898; the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. H. G. Rowe. Entered the service at Norfolk, Va., from Weldon, N.C., March 15, 1918. Promoted to rank of Chief Yeoman July 30, 1919. Served in Norfolk with the N. O. T. S. during entire period of service. Hers was a most pleasant work. Mustered out at Norfolk, Va., Aug. 6, 1919.
Location: Halifax County NC
Sergt., Ordnance Dept., Hdqrs. Co. Born in Halifax County; the son of Mr. and Mrs. George W. Shearon. Entered the service April 25, 1918, at Weldon, N.C. Was sent to Camp Jackson, S. C., and from there to Camp Hancock, Ga. Transferred to Curtis Bay, Ord. Dept., Baltimore. Promoted to rank of Corpl. Aug. 1, 1918, and to rank of Sergt. Sept. 1, 1918. Mustered out at Curtis Bay March 23, 1919.
1st Class Private, Co. E, 81st Div., 306th Regt., Amtn. Tr. Born in Halifax County; the son of J. W. and Mrs. E. M. Shearin. Husband of Mrs. Dorrine Shearin. Entered service March 28, 1918, at Weldon, N.C., and sent to Camp Jackson, transferred to Camp Mills. Sailed to France Aug. 8, 1918. Fought at Argonne and St. Mihiel. Returned to USA June 8, 1919, Newport News. Mustered out at Camp Lee, Va., June 21, 1919.
Capt., Inf., 3rd Regulars. Born in Halifax County; son of William T. Shaw and Mrs. Lillie Gay Shaw. Husband of Mrs. Blanche Shaw. Entered service Sept. 1, 1917, at Weldon. Sent to Ft. Oglethorpe, Ga., transferred to Camp Merritt March 1, 1918. Went to France May 15, 1918. Promoted to rank of Capt. Dec. 1, 1917, and assigned as instructor at Oglethorpe. Killed at Chateau Thierry July 18, 1918. Buried at Ballcanwood Cemetery. Detailed as commander of Casual at Camp Merritt, N. J. Killed by shell fire. Was first buried on battle field but has been moved.
Sergt., Hdqrs. Co., 6th Trench Artly. Born in Halifax County; the son of G. J. and Mrs. C. A. Seifert. Husband of Mrs. Florence F. Seifert. Entered service July 15, 1918, at Weldon, N.C. Sent to Clemson College, transferred to Ft. Caswell, from there to Camp Merritt and sailed for Brest, France, Nov. 2, 1918. Returned to USA Jan. 8, 1919. Mustered out at Ft. Monroe Jan. 19, 1919.
Btn. Sup. Sergt., Trench Artly., Hdqrs. Co. Born in Halifax County; son of Mr. and Mrs. D. J. Seifert. Entered the service July 13, 1918, at Weldon, N.C. Was sent to Clemson College and from there to Ft. Caswell. Sailed for Brest, France, Nov. 2, 1918. Promoted to rank of Corpl. Sept. 20, 1918, and to rank of Btn. Sup. Sergt. Oct. 28, 1918. Returned to the USA and was mustered out at Fortress Monroe Jan. 19, 1919.
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 Dec. 20, 1918.
Private, Amtn. Tr., Hdqrs. Co., 81st Div.; of Halifax County; son of B. F. and Mrs. Virginia Evans Sledge. Entered service April 26, 1918, at Weldon, N.C. Sent to Camp Jackson. Transferred to Camp Mills. Sailed for France Aug. 8, 1918. Fought at Meuse-Argonne. Mustered out at Mitchell Field June 13, 1919.
Color Sergt., Inf. Co., Hdqrs. Div. 80th, Regt. 318. Born in Halifax County; son of J. L. and Mrs. Olinza Price; husband of Anna Dornin Price. Entered service Oct. 30, 1917, at Camp Lee, Va. Transferred to Camp at Hoboken, N. J., and sailed for Brest, France, May 30, 1918. Fought at St. Mihiel, Meuse-Argonne. Wounded at battle of Ypres. Transferred to Headquarters 80th Div. Mustered out at Camp Dix, N. J., June 8, 1919.
Private, Med. Corps, Co. M; of Halifax County; son of G. N. and Mrs. A. M. Wallace. Entered service Aug. 7, 1917, at Jackson, N.C. Sent to Camp Wadsworth, S. C. Mustered out at Camp Wadsworth, S. C., Jan. 7, 9119.