Surname: Creech

Biographical Sketch of Harris Creech

Creech, Harris; banker and mfg.; born, Cleveland, Feb. 26, 1874; son of James and Clarabelle Simmods Creech; High School education; married, Allegan, Mich., Oct. 7, 1903; Carlotta Pope; one daughter, Florence, and one son, James; with The Garfield Savings Bank Co. since 1892; now vice pres. and treas. The Ajax Mfg. Co.; member Union and Mayfield Clubs.

L. D. Creech

Seaman, 2nd Class, U. S. N. R. F.; son of W. P. and Selina V. Creech; of Johnston County. Entered service June 1, 1918, at Richmond, Va. Sent to Camp St. Helena, Va., transferred to Opr. Base, Va., then to U. S. S. “Virginia.” Patrol the coast from Norfolk, Va., to Boston, Mass.

David A. Creech

Private, Inf., Co. M, 30th Div., 120th Regt.; of Johnston County; son of J. I. and Mrs. Lucillea Creech. Entered service May 24, 1916, Durham, N.C. Sent to Samp Sevier, S. C. Transferred to Camp Merritt. Sailed for France May 17, 1918. Fought at Ypres, Bellicourt-Lys Offensive, Somme Canal. Mustered out at Camp Jackson, S. C., April, 1919.

Grover Creech

1st Class Private, Co. E, 107th Inf., 27th Div. Born in Johnson County; the son of Mr. and Mrs. A. Creech. Husband of Mrs. Martha Ellen Creech. Entered the service at Pine Level, N.C., Aug. 5, 1918. Was sent to Camp Wadsworth, S. C., and from there to Newport News, Va. Sailed for France Sept. 15, 1918. Returned to USA March 9, 1919. Mustered out at Camp Lee, Va., April 9, 1919.

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Compiled military service records for 1,235 Rough Riders, including Teddy Roosevelt have been digitized. The records include individual jackets which give the name, organization, and rank of each soldier. They contain cards on which information from original records relating to the military service of the individual has been copied. Included in the main jacket are carded medical records, other documents which give personal information, and the description of the record from which the information was obtained.