James E. Faison

Capt., Inf., Co. F, 30th Div., 119th Reg. Born in Duplin County; the son of Mr. and Mrs. T. L. Faison. Entered service June 20, 1916, at Faison, N.C. Sent to Camp Glenn, N.C., from there to Camp Sevier, S. C., then to Camp Merritt. Sailed for France May 10, 1918. Promoted to rank of 2nd Lt. Dec. 4, 1917; 1st Lt. June 6, 1918; to Capt. Feb. 20, 1919. Fought at Hindenburg Line. Gassed at Ypres Sept. 1, 1918. Wounded at Ypres Sept. 29, 1918, machine gun and shrapnel. Served on Mexican border six months and on railroad guard at Wilmington three months. Returned to USA April 2, 1919. Mustered out at Camp Jackson, S. C., April 29, 1919.


World War 1,

Duplin County NC,

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