Location: Orange County NC

Claude C. Woods

Private 1st Class, Inf., Co. I, 107th Regt., 27th Div.; of Orange County; son of W. D. and Mrs. Nettie Woods. Entered service Aug. 5, 1918, at Hillsboro, N.C. Sent to Camp Wadsworth, transferred to Camp Stuart, Va. Sailed for France Sept. 15, 1918. Returned to USA March 9, 1919. Mustered out at Camp Jackson April 3, 1919.

Herbert G. Riley

Blacksmith 1st Class, Naval A. S.; of Orange County; son of Mr. and Mrs. G. W. Riley. Husband of Mrs. Mary Riley. Entered service Dec. 10, 1917, at Hillsboro. Sent to Bay Shore, L. I. Sailed for France Feb. 5, 1918, on French ship “La Touraine.” Was in France and Italy in Naval Air Service. Returned to USA Dec. 16, 1918. Mustered out at Hampton Roads, Va., July 30, 1919.

Owen S. Robertson

2nd Lt., Co. C, 30th Div., 120th Regt.; of Orange County; son of C. H. and Mrs. P. C. Robertson. Husband of Mrs. S. G. Robertson. Entered service May 13, 1917, at Hillsboro. Sent to Ft. Oglethorpe, Ga., transferred to Ft. Monroe, Va., to Camp Sevier, Greenville. Sailed for France May 11, 1918. Was in all engagements with his company until wounded at battle near Mazinghien Oct. 18th by M. G. bullet. Sent to General Hospital, Brest. Returned to USA December, 1918. Mustered out at Ft. McPherson, Ga., March 1, 1919.

J. L. Roberts

Sergt., Heavy Artly., Btry. E, 81st Div., 316th Regt.; of Orange County; son of W. R. and Mrs. Mary Roberts. Entered service Sept. 19, 1917, at Hillsboro, N.C. Sent to Camp Jackson, S. C. Transferred to Camp Mills, N. Y. Sailed for France Aug. 4, 1918. Returned to USA June 8, 1919, Newport News, Va. Mustered out at Camp Lee, Va., June 20, 1919.

A. C. Pickard

Reg. Sgt. Maj., A. G. D. Born in Orange County, Oct. 11, 1887; son of J. F. and Mrs. Cora Pickard. Entered service March 22, 1918, at Chapel Hill, N.C. Sent to Camp Jackson. Transferred to Camp Sevier. Promoted to Sgt., 1918, Sgt. Maj., 1918, and Reg. Sgt. Maj., 1919. Mustered out Camp Sevier, S. C., April 2, 1919.

Walter L. Pickard

1st Class Private, Ordnance Dept. Born in Orange County; the son of Mr. and Mrs. I. M. Pickard. Husband of Mrs. Myrtle Pickard. Entered the service June 20, 1916, at Hillsboro, N.C. Was sent to Camp Sevier, S. C. Served throughout entire period of war with Ordnance Dept. Mustered out at Camp Sevier, S. C., April 18, 1919. Served on Mexican border six months.

James W. Neville

Wagoner, Supply Tr., Supply Co., 2nd Div., 12th Regt., F. A.; of Orange County; son of C. A. and Mrs. Sarah Neville. Husband of Mrs. Bessie Brown Neville. Entered service April 2, 1917, at Raleigh, N.C. Sent to Ft. Thomas, Ky. Transferred to Boston, Mass., then to Ft. Myers, Va. Sailed for France Feb. 16, 1918. Fought at Chateau Thierry, Soissons, St. Mihiel, Mt. Blanc Ridge, Argonne Forest. Landed in USA Aug. 6, 1919, New York. Mustered out at Camp Lee, Va., Aug. 13, 1919.

Fred Arnold McNerr

2nd Lt., F. A. R. C. Artillery, 17th Tr., Battery F, A. C. O. T. S., Camp Taylor. Born in Orange County; the son of Mr. and Mrs. J. L. McNeer. Entered the service May 26, 1918, at Hillsboro, N.C. Was sent to Camp Jackson and from there to Camp Taylor. Promoted to rank of 2nd Lt. Dec. 18, 1918. Mustered out at Camp Taylor, Dec. 18, 1918.

Troy S. Herndon

Private, 1st Class, Inf., Co. B, 81st Div., 322nd Reg.; of Orange County; son of Mr. and Mrs. C. B. Herndon. Entered service May 25, 1918, at Chapel Hill, N.C. Sent to Camp Jackson. Transferred to Camp Sevier, from there to Camp Upton. Sailed for France Aug. 1, 1918. Promoted to rank as Private 1st Class August, 1918. Fought at Meuse-Argonne, St. Die. Returned to USA June 18, 1919. Mustered out at Camp Lee, Va., June 25, 1919.

Willie T. King

Private, 321st Inf., Co. H, 81st Div. Born in Orange County; the son of Mr. and Mrs. S. S. King. Entered the service May 25, 1918, at Hillsboro, N.C. Was sent to Camp Jackson, S. C., and from there to Camp Sevier, S. C. Transferred to Camp Mills, L. I., N. Y. Sailed for France July 29, 1918. Fought at Verdun. Returned to USA June 19, 1919. Mustered out at Camp Lee, Va., June 25, 1919.