John L. Sink

1st Class Private, 30th Div., 119th Inf., Co. H. Born in Durham County; the son of Mr. and Mrs. E. J. Sink; husband of Mrs. Maud Sink. Entered the service at Durham, N.C., Sept. 18, 1917. Was sent to Camp Jackson, S. C., and from there to Camp Sevier, S. C. Transferred to Camp Merritt. Sailed for France May 11, 1918. Fought at the Hindenburg Line, Kimmel Hill, Belgium. Received shell wound in back and right leg. Was sent to 317 U. S. Base Hospital, Dartford, England. Returned to USA April 2, 1919. Mustered out at Camp Jackson April 9, 1919.


World War 1,

Durham County NC,

Collection: North Carolina World War 1 Military Records.

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