William Wood Raper

Yeoman 1st Class, Navy; of Guilford County; son of Austin O. Raper. Entered service May 2, 1915, at Richmond. Sent to St. Helena May 3, 1915. Held rating App. Sea; O. Sea.; Sea., 2nd Class; Sea. 1st Class; Yeo. 3rd Class; Yeo. 2nd Class; Yeo. 1st Class. Transferred from Naval Station to Louisiana Jan. 6, 1916. Transferred to “Vermont” May, 1916. Served Seaman Guard on “Cumberland.” Has received active service discharge. Received one gold chevron for three months sea duty. Mustered out at Rec. Ship at Norfolk, Va., Feb. 14, 1919.


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