Wilson County NC

Berton B. Dixon

Private, Ammunition Supply, 1st Army Corps; of Wilson County; son of Wm. R. and Mrs. Bessie Dixon. Entered service Nov. 2, 1917, at Wilson. Sent to Camp Jackson, S. C. Transferred to Camp Merritt. Sailed for France June 16, 1918. Fought at Chateau-Thierry, St. Mihiel, Argonne. Mustered out at Camp Lee, Va., April 15, 1919.

Cooper L. Beland

1st Class Private, Hdqrs. Motor Section Co., 4th Reg., Artillery Park; of Wilson County; son of J. C. and Mrs. M. A. Beland. Entered service May 16, 1918, at Wilson. Sent to A. & E. College, Raleigh, N.C. Transferred to Camp Jackson, then to Camp Wadsworth, then to Camp Merritt. Sailed for France Sept. 5, …

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Perry Godwin

Sergt., Supply Co., 30th Div., 119th Inf.; of Wilson County. Entered service May 5, 1915, at Wilson, N.C. Sent to Camp Sevier, S. C. Transferred to Camp Merritt. Sailed for France May 11, 1918. Fought in all engagements of 119th. Served on Mexican border Oct. 1, 1916, to March 22, 1917. Returned to USA April …

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Rosser Lane

1st Lt., Med. Corps. Born in Wilson County; son of B. F. and Mrs. C. A. Lane. Husband of Mrs. Mattie Lane. Entered service June 10, 1917, at Wilson, N.C. Sent to Front Royal, Va., then to Baltimore, Md. Transferred to Syracuse, N. Y., to Ft. Oglethorpe, Ga. Transferred to Camp Greene, from there to …

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J. R. Brinkley

Mechanic, Inf., Co. K, 30th Div., 119th Inf.; of Wilson County; son of Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Brinkley. Husband of Mrs. Florence Brinkley. Entered service June 5, 1916, at Wilson. Sent to Camp Glenn Morehead, to Camp Royster, to Sevier, to Camp Merritt, and sailed for France May 11, 1918. Gassed at Hindenbur Line …

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L. D. Rawlings

Ensign U. S. N. R. F. Born in Wilson County; son of Mr. and Mrs. E. G. Rawlings; husband of Mrs Margaret Rawlings. Entered service Jan. 8, 1918, at Wilson, N.C. Was on Sub Chaser No. 109. Transferred to Section Base at Wilmington, N.C., Oct. 10, 1918. Commissioned to Ensign Oct. 3, 1918. On convoy …

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W. D. Sledge

Master Signal Electrician, 4th M. M. Regt., 14th Co. Born in Wilson County; the son of Mr. and Mrs. H. B. Sledge. Entered the service July, 1917. Was sent to Chickamauga, Ga., and from there to Camp Jackson, S. C. Transferred to Camp Greene, N.C. Sailed for France July, 1917. Mustered out at Camp Lee, …

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Karl B. Bailey

2nd Lt. 7th Bat.; of Wilson County; son of Mr. J. L. and Mrs. E. B. Bailey. Entered service Dec., 1917, at Elm City, N.C. Sent to Camp Lee, Va. Promoted to rank of 2nd Lt. 10th of Nov., 1918. Mustered out at Camp Lee, Va., Nov., 1918.

F. P. Waters

Landman E. R. (R), Navy; of Wilson County; son of K. and Mrs. Ella Waters. Husband of Mrs. Lillie Hinnant Waters. Entered service May 25, 1918, at Wilson, from Raleigh, N.C. Sent to Receiving Ship, Norfolk, Va. Transferred to Naval Oper. Base, Hampton Roads, Naval Radio School, Cambridge, Mass., then to Receiving Ship, Norfolk, Va. …

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Troy L. Braswell

1st class Private, Co. 306, Mobile Veterinary Co., 81st Div.; of Wilson County; son of E. T. and Mrs. Jennie Braswell. Entered service March 30, 1917, at Wilson. Sent to Camp Jackson. Transferred to Camp Sevier, then to Camp Merritt. Sailed for France June 30, 1918. Fought at Meuse-Argonne. Returned to USA June 18, 1919. …

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W. C. Burden

Pharmacy Mate, Hdqrs. Co., 11th Reg. Marines; of Wilson County; son of W. J. and Mrs. Nina E. Burden. Husband of Mrs. India Allen Burden. Entered service March 20, 1918, at Wilson, N.C. Sent to Charleston, S. C. Transferred to Quantico, Va. Sailed for France Sept. 2, 1918. Was on Chateau Thierry Front, with Ambulance …

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Roy F. Beland

Corpl. Co. 14th, 4th Motor Reg.; of Wilson County; son of J. C. and Mrs. M. A. Beland. Entered service May 4, 1916, at Wilson. Sent to Camp Glenn. Transferred to Camp Sevier, S. C., then to Charlotte, N.C. Sailed for France July 15, 1918. Served on Mexican border and Weldon, N.C. Mustered out at …

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