Luster J. Knight

1st Class Private, Marine Corps, 67th Co., 2nd Regt.; of Forsyth County; son of Baxter and Mrs. Eoka Knight. Husband of Mrs. Verna Knight, Livingston, Montana. Entered service March 3, 1917, at Winston-Salem, N.C. Sent to Port Royal, S. C. Transferred to St. Michel, Haiti, then to Madame Jain Harb at Cape Haitien, Haiti, June 1st to Nov. 25, 1919. Promoted to rank Dec. 12th of 1st Class Private. Fought at Bonaf, Haiti, Paul, Haiti, Madame Joi, Haiti. Participated in clearing the republic of bandits and thieves, March 3, 1919, to Nov. 25, 1919. Sent to Hospital Cape Hatien Aug. 1, 1918; remained until Aug. 10, 1918. Awarded a medal for good conduct during first enlistment March 3, 1919, to Dec. 20, 1919. Service honest and faithful. Awarded honorable discharge button. Paid $60.00 bonus revenue bill, 1918. Mileage paid to Winston-Salem, N.C. Qualification, expert rifleman, March 2, 1919. Mustered out at Charleston, S. C., Dec. 20, 1919.


World War 1,

Forsyth County NC,

Collection: North Carolina World War 1 Military Records.

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