William H. Campbell, Jr.

1st Class Private, Marines, Co. No. 67, 2nd Div., 5th Reg. Born in Edgecombe County; the son of Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Campbell. Entered the service April 10, 1917, at Boston, Mass. Was sent to Paris Island, S. C. Sailed for France June 12, 1917. Fought at Verdun, Chateau Thierry, Mt. Blanc, St. Mihiel. Received shrapnel wound at Chateau Thierry June 6, 1918. Sent to Evac. Hosp. No. 27, at Coblenz, Germany. Was taken prisoner at Chateau Thierry, but escaped. Returned to USA Aug. 8, 1919. Seven months with Army of Occupation. Attacked by submarine going over on the U. S. S. “Cobb.” Mustered out at Portsmouth, Va., Sept. 11, 1919.


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