Johnson County NC

Charles Fields

Private, 1st Class, Inf., Co. I, 30th Div., 119th Regt.; of Johnson County; son of J. C. and Mrs. Nicey Fields. Entered service July 17, 1916, at Fayetteville, N.C. Sent to Camp Glenn. Transferred to Camp Greene, N.C. Sailed for Calais, France, May 8, 1918. Fought at Bellicourt, Sept. 28th to Oct 11, 1918, St. …

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Condry Ellis

Private 1st Class, Co. B, 30th Div., 120th Reg.; of Johnson County; son of Henry and C. Ellis. Entered service Sept. 18, 1917, at Pine Level, N.C. Sent to Camp Jackson. Transferred to Camp Sevier, then to Camp Merritt. Sailed for France May 12, 1918. Was in all engagements until wounded at St. Quentin, October …

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Ralph P. Hilliard

1st Class H. A., 5th Naval Dis.; son of Mr. J. W. and Mrs. Rosa Hilliard; of Johnson County. Husband of Estelle Hilliard. Entered service May 1, 1918, at Clayton, N.C. Sent to Annapolis Naval Hospital Oct. 2, 1918. Mustered out at Annapolis Naval Hospital, Feb. 3, 1919.

Thomas R. Bass

Mech. Co. H, 29th Div., 116th Inf. Reg.; of Johnson County; son of P. H. and A. G. Bass. Husband of Mrs. L. D. Bass. Entered service Feb. 3, 1915, at Covington, Va. Sent to Camp McClellan. Sailed for France July 11, 1918. Fought at Alsace-Lorraine, Verdun Front. Wounded at Verdun Oct 8, 1918. Sent …

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E. H. Hilliard

Seaman, 2nd Class, U. S. N.; from Johnson County, N.C.; son of William and Mary Hilliard. Entered the service at Raleigh, N.C., May 21, 1918. Sent to Hampton Roads, Va. Served on U. S. S. “Vermont,” receiving ship, Norfolk, Va., and U. S. S. “Kansied.” Mustered out of the service at Hampton Roads, Va., Aug. …

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David H. Benson

Sergt. M. G. 15th Co., 5th Div.; of Johnson County; son of S. A. and Mrs. S. A. Benson. Husband of. Mrs. Janie Benson. Entered service Sept. 12, 1917, at Smithfield. Sent to Camp Jackson, then to Chickamauga Park, from there to Camp Merritt. Sailed for France April 24, 1918. Wounded at St. Mihiel Sept. …

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Slave Narrative of J. H. Beckwith

Interviewer: Bernice Bowden Person Interviewed: J. H. Beckwith Age: 68 Location: 619 North Spruce Street, Pine Bluff, Arkansas “No ma’m I was not born in the time of slavery. I was sixty-eight last Friday. I was born November 18, 1870 in Johnson County, North Carolina. “My mother was born in Georgia and her name was …

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Dr. Thel Hooks

Capt., Med., 30th Div., 103rd Engineers; of Johnson County; son of C. D. and Arah Hooks. Husband of Eva Hood Hooks. Entered service Sept. 3, 1917, at Ft. Oglethorpe, Ga. Sent to Camp Sevier, S. C. Sailed to Calais, France, May 22, 1918. Promoted to rank of Capt. Aug., 1918. In all actions with 30th …

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Grover Creech

1st Class Private, Co. E, 107th Inf., 27th Div. Born in Johnson County; the son of Mr. and Mrs. A. Creech. Husband of Mrs. Martha Ellen Creech. Entered the service at Pine Level, N.C., Aug. 5, 1918. Was sent to Camp Wadsworth, S. C., and from there to Newport News, Va. Sailed for France Sept. …

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Roney M. High

1st Lt., Inf., Co. B, 61st Regt., 5th Div.; from Johnson County, N.C. and son of J. G. and Martin High. Entered the service at Wilson, N.C., May 24, 1917. Sent to Ft. Oglethorpe, Ga. Sailed for France July 29, 1917. Date of promotion Aug. 24, 1917. Fought at St. Die Defensive, Verdun Sector, Somdieux …

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