Robeson County NC

William M. Smith

Sergt., A. S. C.; of Robeson County; son of D. McC. and Mrs. C. Smith. Entered service July 21, 1915, at Red Springs, N.C. Sent to Camp Glenn, N.C., transferred to Ft. Bliss, then to Camp Stewart, Texas, to Winston-Salem bridge duty, transferred to Camp Greene, N.C., then to Camp Sevier, then to Camp Merritt. …

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John A. McLeod

2nd Lt., Inf., Co. I, 97th Div., 388th Regt.; of Robeson County; son of D. P. and Catherine Calhoun McLeod. Entered service Sept. 5, 1917, at Red Springs. Sent to Camp Jackson, then Camp Sevier, Camp Pike, Camp McArthur and Camp Cody. Promoted to rank of Sergt. November, 1917; 2nd Lt. May 15, 1918. Mustered …

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Elbert McPhaul

Private, Med. Corps. Born in Robeson County; son of A. D. and Mrs. Louina McPhaul. Entered service June, 1918. at Red Springs, N.C., and sent to Washington, D. C. Mustered out at Camp Meiggs March 14, 1919.

James A. Graham

Private, S. A. T. C.; of Robeson County; son of D. McNeil Graham and Mrs. Margaret Graham. Entered service Sept., 1918, at Red Springs, N.C. Sent to Davidson College, N.C. Mustered out at Davidson, N.C., Dec. 20, 1918.

W. L. Thomas

Yeoman 3rd Class, Navy. Born in Robeson County; the son of Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Thomas. Husband of Mrs. Bertha Thomas. Entered service May 18, 1917. Was sent to Newport, R. I. Transferred to Boston, Mass., from there was sent to Hinghan, Mass. Mustered out at Charleston, S. C., June 16, 1919.

Abner F. Nash

Private 1st Class, Inf., S. A. T. C., Co. B. Born in Robeson County Dec. 15, 1900; son of Abner and Mrs. Roberta Nash. Entered service Oct. 1, 1918, at Chapel Hill, N.C. Mustered out at Chapel Hill, N.C., Dec. 11, 1918.

John C. Graham

Sergt., 1st Class, Med. Detachment, 81st Div., Regt. 306, F. S. Bn.; of Robeson County; son of D. McNeil Graham and Mrs. Margaret Graham. Entered service Sept. 9, 1917, at Red Springs, N.C. Sent to Camp Jackson. Transferred to Camp Sevier. Sailed for France Aug. 14, 1918. Promoted to rank of Sergt., 1st Class, Jan., …

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William D. Smith

Electrician 3rd Class (Naval). Born in Robeson County; son of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Smith. Entered service June 25, 1918, at Lumber Bridge, N.C., and sent to St. Helena. Transferred to Naval Base, Hampton Roads. Service on Sub. chasers. Mustered out at Hampton Roads Feb. 8, 1919.

C. A. McArthur

Yeoman 2nd Class, U. S. N. R. F. Born in Robeson County; son of John and Mary McArthur. Entered the service Oct. 1, 1918, at St. Paul, N.C., and sent to Camp Glenn, N.C. Promoted Yeoman 2nd Class March 1, 1919. Served at Morehead City, N.C., in naval air service in construction camp. Mustered out …

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J. L. McNeill

Private Signal Corps, Co. C, 81st Div. Born in Robeson County; the son of E. D. and Mrs. Josephine McNeill. Husband of Mrs. Eula O’Neal McNeill. Entered service May 20, 1918, at Lumberton, N.C. Sent to Camp Jackson. Transferred to Camp Sevier. Sailed for France Aug. 16, 1918. Fought at St. Die Sector, Verdun, St. …

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F. M. Caudell

Sergt., Transport Corps, 72nd Co., Motor Trans. Son of P. J. and Mrs. N. M. Caudell, of Robeson County. Entered service March 15, 1918, at St. Paul, N.C. Sent to Ft. Thomas, Camp Upton, Camp Grant, Ill., and Ft. Benj. Harrison, Ind. Sailed for France July 13, 1918. Returned to USA June 28, 1919. Mustered …

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Croatan Tribe

Croatan Tribe – The legal designation in North Carolina for a people evidently of mixed Indian and white blood, found in various eastern sections of the state, but chiefly in Robeson County, and numbering approximately 5,000. For many years they were classed with the free Negroes, but steadily refused to accept such classification or to …

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Robert S. Hamer

Seaman, Navy; son of Mr. and Mrs. R. D. Hamer; of Robeson County. Entered the service May 7, 1918, at Maxton, N.C. Was sent to Camp at Norfolk, Va. Transferred to Hampton Roads then to Camp in Minnesota, then to Ohio. Later engaged in convoying troops from France over Transport “Nor. Pacific and Callas.” Mustered …

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Ernest Graham

Private, Q. M. C.; of Robeson County; son of D. McNeil and Margaret Graham. Husband of Carrie Belle McNeil Graham. Entered service June 5, 1918, at Red Springs, N.C. Sent to Camp Jackson, S. C. Transferred to Camp Greene, N.C. Mustered out at Camp Greene, N.C., Dec. 13, 1918.

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