World War 1

These are some of the men & women who served in World War I,
and who were from or had ties to Cabarrus County


Alexander, Charles R. — Sergt. Evacuation Hospital 25. Entered service at Concord, N. C., July 6, 1918. Went to Camp Greenleaf, Ga. Sailed from Camp Upton, Nov. 12, 1918, for France. Returned to the U. S. A. July 16, 1919. Mustered out at Camp Lee, July 29, 1919.

Alexander, William O. — 1st Class Private, Medical Corps, Hospital Company. Born in Cabarrus County; the son of Mr. and Mrs. Wm. J. Alexander. Entered the service July 5, 1918, at Charlotte, N. C. Was sent to Camp Greenleaf, Ga., and from there to Ft. Logan H. Roots, Ark. Transferred to Oteen Hospital No. 19. Mustered out at Oteen Hospital, Jan. 10, 1920.

Athanaelos, John Panagiote — 50th Battery Detachment, A. R. D. Born in Cabarrus County. Entered the service July 23, 1918, at Concord, N.C. Was sent to Camp Jackson, S. C. Was on board ship when Armistice was signed and turned back. Was at Camp Stuart, Va. Then returned to Camp Jackson, S. C. Discharged from Battery F, 4th Reg. F. A. R. D., Dec. 7, 1918.

Austin, J. C. — Cook, 15th Co., Infantry. Son of J. H. and M. M. Austin. Husband of L. A. Austin, of Rowan County. Entered service June 6, 1918, at Concord, N. C. Sent to Camp Jackson, S. C. Transferred to Camp Sevier, S. C. Was mustered out of service at Camp Sevier, S. C., November 30th, 1918.

Barringer, Frank R. — Corpl., 30th Div., 105th Supply Train. Entered the service July 25th, 1917, at Concord, N. C. Sailed for France June 11, 1918. Returned to U. S. A. July 7, 1919, and mustered out at Camp Lee, Va., July 20, 1919. Was in Co. L, 1st N. C. N. G., and mustered into Federal Service August 5, 1917.

Barringer, Ralph E – Corpl. Entered the service July 6, 1918, at Concord, N. C. Was sent to Camp Greenleaf. Transferred to Camp Merritt. Sailed for France Oct. 13, 1918. Was with Army of Occupation on the Rhine from Feb. 19, 1919, until August 14, 1919. Mustered out at Camp Lee, Va., Sept. 6, 1919.

Beaver, G. M. — 2nd Lt. 26th Co., 156th Depot Brig.; born in Cabarrus County. Entered the service Dec. 15, 1917, at Concord, N.C. Was sent to Camp Jackson, S. C. Later transferred to Non Com’n Officers Training School. Later organized to 25th Co., 156th Depot. Promoted from 1st Sergt. to 2nd Lt. Oct. 15, 1918. Was at Camp Sevier, S. C., then went to Camp Stanley, Texas. Transferred to Camp Travis, Texas. Discharged from there Dec. 12, 1918.

Biggers, T. M. — Enlisted Aug. 27, 1917, at Concord, N. C. Was sent to Camp Sevier, S. C., and then to Philadelphia, Pa. Sailed for France May 11, 1918. Wounded at Ypres Front July 29, 1918. Sent to American Base Hospital No. 37. Returned to U. S. A. Dec. 26, 1918, and was mustered out at Camp Greene, N. C., Jan. 19, 1919. Was in Co. L, 1st N. C. N. G., before being mustered into the Federal Service.

Bingham, William H. — No. 3 Field Hospital, Co. T. Born in Cabarrus County. Entered the service March 4, 1918, at Concord, N.C. Was sent to Ft. Oglethorpe, Ga. Sailed for France June 8, 1918. While in France had charge of dispensary. Landed in Boston, June 9, 1919. Mustered out at Camp Lee, Va., June 22, 1919.

Blume, E. L. — Private, Field Artillery, Replacement Depot, B’try D, 1st Reg. Entered the service July 3, 1918, at Concord, N. C. Was sent to Camp Jackson, S. C. Later transferred to B’try D, 20th Brigade, and served with it until mustered out Jan. 24, 1919.

Broom, DeWitt — Private, Btry. A, 33rd Div., 124th F. A. Son of P. W. and Mat Broom. Husband of Della Broom, of Cabarrus County. Entered service June 24, 1918, at Concord, N.C. Was sent to Camp Jackson, S. C.; transferred to Newport News, Va. Went to France Aug. 22, 1918. Fought at Meuse-Argonne, Oct. 5, 1918, to Nov. 11, 1918. Was in Germany nine months. Returned to the USA May 24, 1919. Mustered out at Camp Jackson, S. C., June 4, 1919.

Bunton, Luther — Private, 1st class, Inf., Co. L, 30th Div., 118th Reg.; son of C. B. and Rosa Bunton, of Cabarrus County. Entered service April 17, 1917, at Concord, N.C. Sent to Camp Sevier, S. C. Mustered out at Camp Sevier, S. C., June 17, 1919.

Brown, S L – Sergt. of property, Div. Q. M. C. Entered service at Concord, N. C., May 29. Reported for duty at Camp Mills, L. I. In service twelve months. Was discharged at Camp Lee, Va., June 6, 1919.

Brumley, S. V. — Entered army July 15, 1918, at Concord, N. C. Reported for duty to the Clemson College (S. C.) Vocation School for two months, training for wireless telegraphy and then four months’ finishing course in New York City College. Transferred to Camp Greene. Discharged there Jan. 6, 1919.

Bunton, Will — Private, Inf., L Co., 81st Div., 321st Reg.; son of C. B. and Rosa Bunton, of Cabarrus County. Husband of Mrs. Susie Bunton. Entered service May 25, 1918, at Winston-Salem, N.C. Sent to Camp Jackson. Transferred to Camp Sevier and to Camp Upton. Sailed for France Aug. 1, 1918. Fought at St. Die Sector, Meuse-Argonne. Returned to USA New York, May 28, 1919. Mustered out at Camp Mills, June 9, 1919.

Caldwell, Kenneth E — 2nd Lt., 59th Inf. Entered the service at Concord, N. C. Was sent to Ft. Oglethorpe, Ga. Commissioned as 2nd Lt. Nov. 22, 1917. Fought in the second battle of the Marne and St. Mihiel, Soissons, Vesle. Wounded twice by shrapnel and machine gun. Received the French Croix De Guerre. Promoted to 1st Lt. Was with Army of Occupation in Germany. Mustered out at Camp Dix, N. J., May, 1919. First service with 1st N. C. N. G.

Carriker, C. P. — Of Concord, N.C., Cabarrus County. Entered the service at Concord, N.C., Sept. 6, 1918. Reported to Camp Jackson and later transferred to Camp Hill, Va. Then transferred back to Camp Jackson, where he was mustered out of the service on Jan. 25, 1919.

Cook, Chas. A. — Sergt., of Cabarrus County. Entered the service at Concord, N. C., May 9, 1918. Sent to Camp Jackson where he trained three months with Co. C, 306th Ammunition Train–then transferred to the Q. M. C., served with them until he was mustered out of the service March 19, 1919, at Camp Jackson, S. C.

Cook, M. W. — Private, 60th F. A., Btry. A. Born in Cabarrus County; the son of Mr. and Mrs. Ed M. Cook. Entered the service at Concord, N.C., Aug. 26, 1918. Was sent to Camp Jackson, S. C., and then to Camp Hill, Va. Was on way to France the day Armistice was signed. Mustered out at Camp Jackson, S. C., Feb. 6, 1919.

Cranford, Albert Lee — DISTINGUISHED SERVICE CROSS — (serial # 1310721). Private, Company D, 118th Infantry. For extraordinary heroism in action near Bellicourt, France, September 27, 1918. After all his comrades had been killed or wounded, and he himself injured by an enemy hand grenade, Private Cranford defended his post single-handed in the face of a German bombing attack until reinforcements arrived. He then continued on duty with his company, refusing to be evacuated until he was severely gassed later.  Home address, Mrs. Cora Cranford, sister, Concord, N. C. (G. O. 50, W. D., 1919.)

Crowell, Andrew M. — Corpl., Marines. Born in Cabarrus County; the son of Mr. and Mrs. G. T. Crowell. Entered the service April 26, 1917, at Charlotte, N.C. Sent to Paris Island, S. C., then sent to Brooklyn, N. Y., and from there to Quantico, Va. Was on U. S. S. “New Mexico.” Mustered out at Quantico, Va., March 18, 1919.

Davis, Andrew B. — Enlisted at Concord July 22, 1918. Trained at Camp Hancock. Attached to 51st Co., Machine Training Center. Six weeks at school. Qualified as Machine Gun Instructor. Discharged Dec. 20, 1918.

Davis, Henry L. — Corpl, M. G. Co. No. 16. Son of C. E. Davis, of Cabarrus County. Entered service June 9, 1916, at Florence, S. C. Sent to Columbus, O.; transferred to Ft. Sam Houston, Texas; transferred to Camp Brownsville, Texas. Served on the Mexican border two years. Was on duty with the 4th Cavalry at Honolulu; later transferred to the 16th Cavalry. Mustered out at Camp Brownsville, Texas, June 28, 1918.

DeMarcus, William N. — Musician, 113th F. Artly., 30th Div. Born in Cabarrus County. Entered the service July 20, 1917, Kannapolis, N.C. Trained at Camp Sevier, S. C., Sept. 15, 1917, to May 18, 1918. Transferred to New York. Sailed for France June 13, 1918. Went for training at Artillery School and was in training from June 15, 1918, to Aug. 23, 1918. Ordered to Toul Sector then St. Mihiel, Argonne Forest, Woevre Sector. With Army of Occupation one month. Returned to USA March 19, 1919. Mustered out at Camp Jackson, S. C., March 28, 1919.

Dorton, John H. — Private, Machine Gun Batry., Co. A, 30th Div., 115th M. G.; of Cabarrus County; son of Mrs. D. M. Dorton. Entered service Oct. 5, 1917, at Concord, N.C. Sent to Camp Jackson, S. C. Transferred to Camp Sevier, S. C. Sailed for Liverpool, Eng., May 11, 1918. Arrived May 27, 1918; Calais, France, May 29. Fought at Cambrai Hill, Belgium, Aug. 31, 1918; Hindenburg Line, Sept. 29 to Oct. 2, 1918; Voormizelle and Moray, Oct. 8 to Oct. 12, 1918; Vermedena La Selle River, Oct. 18 to Oct. 21, 1918; Ypres Salient from July 16, 1918, to Aug. 30, 1918. Returned to Newport News, Va., March 22, 1919. Mustered out at Camp Jackson, S. C., April 3, 1919.

Farington, M. L. — 2nd Class Musician, 113th F. A., 30th Div. Born in Cabarrus County. Entered the service July 20, 1917, at Kannapolis, N.C. Trained at Camp Sevier, S. C., from Sept. 15, 1917, to May 18, 1918, then sent to New York. Landed in France June 13, 1918. Went to train in Artillery School and was in training from June 15, 1918, to Aug. 23, 1918. Ordered to Toul Sector, then St. Mihiel, Argonne Forest, Woevre Sector. With Army of Occupation one month. Returned to USA March 19, 1919. Mustered out at Camp Jackson, S. C., March 28, 1919.

Fink, Eugene D. – Sergt., F. Artly., F. Batry., 30th Div., 113th Regt.; son of C. and J. Fink; of Cabarrus County. Husband of Annie Louis. Entered service July 25, 1917, at Concord, N.C. Sent to Camp Sevier. Transferred to Camp Mills. Sailed for France June 7, 1918. Fought at St. Mihiel, Argonne Forest, Woevre, Toul Sector defensive. Returned to USA March, 1919. Mustered out at Camp Jackson, March 28, 1919.

Furr, Walter E. – NAVY CROSS, DISTINGUISHED SERVICE ORDER — Private, U.S. Marine Corps, 82d Company, 6th Regiment (Marines), 2d Division, A.E.F. Date of Action: July 19, 1918.
Citation: The Navy Cross is presented to Walter E. Furr, Private, U.S. Marine Corps, for extraordinary heroism while serving with the 82d Company, 6th Regiment (Marines), 2d Division, A.E.F. in action near Vierzy, France, July 19, 1918. Unaided, Private Furr crept forward in advance of his line, searched an underground tunnel, captured five Germans, and brought them back through heavy machine-gun and shell fire.
Citation: The Distinguished Service Cross is presented to Walter E. Furr, Private, U.S. Marine Corps, for extraordinary heroism while serving with the 82d Company, 6th Regiment (Marines), 2d Division, A.E.F. in action near Vierzy, France, July 19, 1918. Unaided, Private Furr crept forward in advance of his line, searched an underground tunnel, captured five Germans, and brought them back through heavy machine-gun and shell fire. General Orders No. 117, W.D., 1918. Born: at Concord, North Carolina. Home Town: Franklin, North Carolina.

Goodman, Holly Love — Son of Mr. and Mrs. W. J. P. Goodman of Cabarrus County. Enlisted at Concord, N.C., in Co. L, and did duty on the Mexican border. Honorably discharged at Morehead City, N.C. He volunteered for active service for his country on three different occasion before being finally accepted at Syracuse, N. Y., Oct. 10, 1917. Was trained at Camp Greene, N.C., and sailed for France March 10, 1918, as a member of Co. L, 28th Inf. Made the supreme sacrifice in France, July 15, 1918, and is buried in the American Cemetery at Mezy Aisne, France.

Green, Ernest B. — DISTINGUISHED SERVICE CROSS — Private, Company D, 118th Infantry. For extraordinary heroism in action near Bellicourt, France, September 25, 1918. Although stunned and bruised by a shell which burst in his trench, he went to the aid of a comrade outside of the trench and brought him to safety. This was in full view of the enemy and under heavy shelling.  Home address, Mrs. J. M. Green, 18 South Valley Street, Concord, N. C. (G. O. 37, W. D., 1919.)

Griffin, Geo. B. — Entered the service June 2, 1918, at Concord, N. C. Was sent to St. Helena, Va., and from there to Hampton Roads, Va., Naval Operating Base. Transferred to U. S. S. “Virginian.” Made two trips across on convoy duty. When Armistice was signed was transferred to the Great Lakes, Ill. Main Station Commisary Dept. On Sept. 24, 1919, was released from active duty at Camp Berry, Great Lakes, Ill.

Griffin, Jno. M — Entered the service July 15, 1918, at Concord, N. C. Was sent to Clemson College for two months’ training. Transferred to Camp Johnson, Fla. Sailed for France Nov. 11, 1918. Was with Q. M. C. Base Hospital No. 8. Sailed for U. S. A. June 13, 1919. Landed June 26th, and mustered out at Camp Lee, Va., July 2, 1919.

Harris, Ada Estelle — Of Concord, NC, Cabarrus County. Entered the service at Camp Meade as Army Nurse, unattached. Joined Dr. Long’s Unit from Greensboro, N.C., and sailed for France Sept. 1, 1918, from New York. Landed at Liverpool, Eng. Then went to Havre, France, from there to Brest. Sailed over on Convoy Unit to Base Hospital No. 65–Debarkation Hospital for wounded soldiers to be sent back to the United States. Sailed for USA June 1, 1919. Arrived June 11, 1919. Discharged July 6, 1919, at New York.

Hartsell, Joe A. — Med., Capt. Med. Corps, Base Hospital No. 54; of Cabarrus County; son of J. I. and Mrs. Minnie Hill Hartsell. Husband of Mrs. Leah Miller. Entered service March 25, 1918, at Ft. Oglethorpe, Ga. Sent to Greenleaf. Transferred to Camp Greene. Sailed for France Aug. 14, 1918. Promoted to rank of Capt. May 1, 1919. Returned from France May 29, 1919. Served overseas as Surgical Assistant, Base Hospital No. 54, Mesues Hospital Center, Oct. 1st until Oct. 21, 1918. Operating Team No. 169, Evacuation Hospital No. 10. Mustered out at Camp Dix, June 2, 1919.

Hathcock, C. L. — 1st Class Private, 306th Regt. Born in Cabarrus County. Entered the service June 25, 1918, at Concord, N.C. Was sent to Camp Jackson, S. C., and from there to Camp Mills, N. J. Sailed for France July 31, 1918. Was at La Vahlon, France, with same outfit. Returned to USA March 1, 1919. Mustered out at Camp Lee, Va., April 1, 1919.

Hinson, Will E. — 1st Class Private, 30th Div., 105th Sanitary Train. Born in Cabarrus County. Entered the service June 9, 1917, at Concord, N.C. Was sent to Camp Sevier, S. C., and then to Camp Mills, L. I. Sailed for France June 4, 1918. Fought at Ypres, Belgium Aug. 25th to Sept 10th, St. Quentin, Cambrai, Woevre Sector. Returned to the United States April 3, 1919. Mustered out at Camp Jackson, S. C., April 7, 1919.

Hooker, Roy Andrew — Private., Inf., Co. E, 119th Regt. Inf., 30th Div.; of Stoneville, NC; son of G. R. and Mrs. R. A. Hooker. Entered service Sept. 1, 1917, at Concord, NC. Sent to Camp Sevier, SC. Transferred to Ft. Jay, N. Y., then to Des Moines, Iowa. Now at Douglas, Arizona. Mrs. Hooker has sent three sons to fight for U. S. A., one in navy, two in the army.

Ivey, Henry W. — Corpl., 113th F. Artly., Btry. F, 30th Div. Entered the service June 9, 1917, at Concord, N. C. Was sent to Camp Sevier, S. C., July 25, 1917. Transferred to Hoboken. Sailed for France May 29, 1918. Fought at St. Mihiel, Argonne Offensive, Woevre Sector. Returned to U. S. A. March 19, 1919. Mustered out at Camp Jackson, S. C., June 10, 1919.

Johnson, Lawrence H. — Private, Field Hospital, 30th Div., 105th San. Tr. Son of L. E. and E. A. Johnson, of Cabarrus County. Entered service Aug. 27, 1917. Sent to Camp Sevier, S. C., Sept. 1, 1917; went to France June 4, 1918. Fought at Ypres Front, Hindenburg Line, Cambrai, St. Quentin Front. Was on duty collecting post Sept. 24, 1918, to Sept. 30, 1918. During this time was employed as runner between collecting post and regimental advance post. Was often under heavy shell fire, working day and night. Realizing the need of more stretcher bearers, he secured eight German prisoners, organizing them in little squads, succeeding in rescuing a large number of wounded men. This, no doubt, saved many lives, which is worthy of high praise. Returned to USA April 2nd. Mustered out at Camp Jackson, S. C., April 7, 1919.

Johnson, Lawson A. — Private 1st Class, 1st NC Inf., 30th Div. Son of L. E. and E. A. Johnson, of Cabarrus County. Husband of Cora Helms Johnson. Entered service Feb. 23, 1915, at Concord, NC. Sent to Camp Glenn, Morehead City, NC.; transferred to Mexican border. Mustered into Federal service at Camp Sevier, S. C., July 25, 1917. Mustered out March 14, 1919, at Camp Sevier, SC.

Johnson, Walter H. — Entered Army July 22, 1918, at Concord, NC. Machine Gun Btry. Replacement. Reported at Camp Hancock. Sailed Nov. 10th. Landed at Liverpool; sailed from South Hampton for LeHavre, France, from there to La Mans. Sailed for U. S. A. Feb., 11, 1919; landed in New York Feb. 22nd, discharged April 12th at Camp Jackson, SC.

* Jones, Carl O. — DISTINGUISHED SERVICE CROSS — Private, Company E, 118th Infantry. For extraordinary heroism in action near Montebrain, France, October 8, 1918. Crawling to the flanks of a German machine-gun nest, he covered the crew with his rifle from a distance of 30 yards and captured 12 of the enemy. This gallant soldier was subsequently killed in action.  Home address, John Jones, Gibson Mill, Concord, N. C. (G. O. 37, W. D., 1919.)
*Killed In Action.

Kellough, David S. — Private 1st Class, Co. F, 303rd Regt., 78th Div., Engineers. Son of John and Elizabeth Kellough, of Cabarrus County. Entered service April 1, 1918, at Camden, N. J. Sent to Camp Dix April 1, 1918. Sailed for France May 26, 1918. Fought at St. Mihiel Offensive Sept. 12th to Sept. 16th; Limey Sector Sept. 16th to Oct. 4th; Meuse-Argonne Oct. 4th to Nov. 5, 1918. Returned to USA June 6, 1919, and was mustered out at Camp Dix, N. J., June 12, 1919.

Laughlin, Joseph H. — DISTINGUISHED SERVICE CROSS — (Army serial # 56681). Private, Company A, 28th Infantry. For extraordinary heroism in action near Cantigny, France, May 28-30, 1918. In command of the battalion runners, Private Laughlin volunteered to carry messages through unusually heavy fire. During a very critical period of the fighting he twice went through a machine-gun barrage to the front line to obtain information when no word from that source had been received for a long period.
Home address: J. F. Laughlin, father, 178 Depot Street, Concord, N. C. (G. O. 98, W. D., 1919.)

McBride, Robert B. — Corpl., Btry. F, 30th Div., 113th F. A. Born in Cabarrus County. Entered the service July 7, 1917, at Concord, N.C. Was sent to Morrisville, N.C., then to Camp Sevier, S. C. Attached to 4th Army Training School for Officers at Camp Sevier, S. C. Transferred to 1st Developing Regt. Mustered out at Camp Sevier, S. C., Dec. 19, 1918.

McClellan, H. J. — Bugler, 8th Co., 1st Group Machine Gunners; of Cabarrus County. Entered service at Concord, N.C., July 22, 1918. Was sent to Camp Jackson, where he served until mustered out Jan. 3, 1919.

McCorkle, Alfred A. — Sergt., 318th F. A., 81st Div., Btry C. Entered the service Nov. 2, 1917, at Concord, N. C. Was sent to Camp Jackson, S. C., and from there to Camp Mills. Sailed for France Aug. 8, 1918. Was on his way to the front when the armistice was signed. Sidetracked at Metz. Sailed for U. S. A. June 3, 1919. Mustered out at Camp Lee, Va., June 22, 1919.

McDonald, J. C. — Sergt., Inf., Co. M, 30th Div., 120th Regt.; of Cabarrus County; son of C. D. and Mrs. C. E. McDonald. Entered service May 2, 1916, at Durham, N.C. Sent to Camp Glenn, N.C. Transferred to Camp Sevier, S. C., then to Camp Merritt, N. J. Sailed for France May 17, 1918. Fought at Ypres Sector two and a half months, Hindenburg Line. Gassed at La Selle River Oct. 18, 1918. Sent to U. S. Base Hospital No. 37. Served on Mexican border nine months. Mustered out at Camp Greene, N.C., Jan. 15, 1919.

McGirt, R. G. — Band Sergt., 30th Div., 113th F. A. Born in Cabarrus County. Enlisted in the service July 20, 1917, at Kannapolis, N.C. Was sent to Camp Sevier, S. C., Sept. 15, 1917, where he remained until May 18, 1918, at which time he was sent to New York. Sailed for France June 13, 1918. Went to Artillery School from June 15th to August 23rd. Ordered to Toul Sector, St. Mihiel, Argonne Forest, Woevre Sector. With Army of Occupation one month. Returned to USA March 19, 1919. Mustered out at Camp Jackson, S. C., March 28, 1919.

McGraw, James — Private, Inf., Co. F, 80th Div., 318th Regt.; of Cabarrus County; son of R. A. and Mrs. Agnes S. McGraw. Entered service March 29, 1918, at Camp Lee, Va. Sailed for France May 22, 1918. Fought at Argonne Forest and St. Mihiel. Mustered out at Camp Lee, Va., June 6, 1919.

* McKay, Albert — DISTINGUISHED SERVICE CROSS — (Army serial # 1865857). Corporal, Company C, 105th Engineers. For extraordinary heroism in action near Montbrehain, France, October 8, 1918. Corporal McKay, a runner, passed unfalteringly through heavy enemy shell fire to inform platoon leaders of the location of cover from the advance enemy counter-barrage, continuing to expose himself until all were protected, thereby preventing many casualties. As he was returning from this mission he was badly wounded and died shortly afterwards.  Next of kin, Mrs. Belle Branton McKay, Kannapolis, N. C. (G. O. 87, W. D., 1919.)
*Killed In Action.

Mills, Fred J. — of Concord, enrolled May 23, 1918, in U. S. N. R. F. Called to active duty on above date at Hampton Roads, Va. Served six months on U. S. S. Mississippi as signal seaman. Transferred from the Mississippi to U. S. S. Levatha, making six trips across. Released from active service July 10, 1919.

Mooreland, Thomas A. — DISTINGUISHED SERVICE CROSS — (Army serial # 1312068). Private, first class, Company K, 118th Infantry. For extraordinary heroism in action near Saint Martin, Revere, France, October 17, 1918. He volunteered to go forward with another soldier to attack a machine-gun emplacement which was holding up a part of our line. Advancing over open ground under heavy fire, these two men destroyed the enemy position, capturing three prisoners and allowing a resumption of the general advance.  Home address, Sam M. Mooreland, father, 185 Young Street, Concord, N. C. (G. O. 81, W. D., 1919.)

Orange, W. J. — Co. E, 2nd Regt.; of Cabarrus County. Entered service Sept. 5, 1918, at Concord, N.C. Reported for duty at Camp Humphrey, Va. Remaining there until he was mustered out of the service March 5, 1919.

Parker, Charles H. — Wagoner, Supply Co., 8th F. A., 7th Div. Born in Cabarrus County; the son of Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Parker. Entered the service at Charlotte, N.C., July 6, 1913. Was sent to Ft. Riley, Kan., and from there to Camp Wheeler, Ga. Transferred to Camp Merritt. Sailed for France Aug. 18, 1918. Was mustered out at Camp Funston, Kan., Feb. 28, 1920. Served on the Mexican border from April 27, 1914, to June 20, 1917.

Parnell, J. F. — Mechanic. Entered service Aug. 15, 1918, at Concord, N. C. Sent to the University of South Carolina. Later transferred to Camp Meade, Md., and served there until discharged Jan. 24, 1919.

Pemberton, W. D., Jr. — Enlisted Oct. 1, 1918, at Concord. Trained at Camp Jackson. Discharged June 26, 1919. Base Hospital Detachment.

Porter, Charles Davis — H. A. Enlisted June 7, 1918, in the Naval Reserve at Charlotte, N. C. Was sent to Hampton Roads, Va. Transferred to steamship New York on Oct. 25, 1918. In November transferred to U. S. S. Matsonia, transport, and sailed on Dec. 6, 1918, for Bordeaux. Returned Jan. 3, 1919. Released Jan. 15, 1919. Home address, Concord, N. C.

Propst, Clyde L. — Enlisted June 2, 1918, at Concord, N. C. Went to Hampton Roads, Va. Transferred to Receiving Ship at Brooklyn, N. Y., and later went aboard the U. S. S. Oklahoma, where he served until discharged on the 9th of August, 1919.

Raiford, Claude Excell — Private 1st Class, Inf., 81st Div., 322nd Regt. Born in Cabarrus County Sept. 15, 1888; son of P. B. and Mrs. E. J. Raiford. Entered service May 28, 1917, at Concord, N.C. Sent to Camp Jackson, S. C., May 29, 1917. Transferred to Camp Sevier June 1, 1917, then to Camp Upton, N. Y., July 20, 1917. Sailed for France Aug. 20, 1917. Fought at Alsace-Lorraine Metz. Was wounded and sent to hospital at Vichy, France. Mustered out at Camp Dix, N. J., Aug. 6, 1919.

Ray, E. C. — Btry. F, 30th Div., 318th F. A. Born in Cabarrus County. Entered service May 29, 1918, at Concord, N.C. Sent to Camp Jackson, S. C. Sailed for England Aug. 8, 1918. Served there until sent to France, Chaumont Sector, on his way to the front when Armistice was signed. Sailed from Brest, France, June 3, 1919. Returned to United States June 11, 1919. Mustered out at Camp Lee, Va., June 22, 1919.

Roberts, John G. — Private, 35th Div., C. A. C., 110th French Motor Btry.; of Cabarrus County; son of J. D. and Mrs. Mary Roberts. Husband of Mrs. Cora May Roberts. Entered service July 24, 1917, at Salisbury, N.C. Sent to Ft. Caswell, N.C., transferred to Camp Mills, L. I., N. Y. Sailed for France May 29, 1918. Fought at Verdun Sector, Somme Drive, at Verdun from Oct. 14, 1918, to Nov. 11, 1918. Returned to USA July 27, 1919. Mustered out at Camp Gordon, Ga., Aug. 4, 1919.

Ross, Mangum L. — Private 1st Class, Bathing Unit, 89th Div., Med.; son of H. L. and Amanda Ross, of Cabarrus County. Husband of Zelma Viola Ross. Enlisted June 21, 1918, at Concord, N.C. Was sent to Ft. Thomas, Ky. Transferred to Camp Crane, Pa. Landed in France Sept. 14, 1918. Fought at Verdun Front. Returned to United States June 4, 1919. Mustered out at Camp Lee, Va., June 21, 1919.

* Shankle, Vance — DISTINGUISHED SERVICE CROSS — (Army serial # 1312113). Corporal, Company K, 118th Infantry. For extraordinary heroism in action near St. Martin-Riviere, France, October 17, 1918. When the advance of his company was held up, he volunteered to go forward with another soldier, to reduce a machine-gun emplacement. Advancing in front of our lines, these two soldiers attacked the enemy position, destroyed it, and captured three prisoners. Corporal Shankle was killed in action shortly afterwards.  Next of kin, Brooks B. Shankle, brother, Kannapolis, N. C. (G. O. 87, W. D., 1919.)
*Killed In Action.

Sherrill, Fred N. – Private, Inf., Co. L.; from Cabarrus County, N.C.; son of J. O. and Mattie Blanche Sherrill. Entered the service at Concord, N.C., June 13, 1916, and sent to Camp Sevier, S. C. Served on the Mexican border. Mustered out of the service at Camp Sevier, S. C., Dec. 4, 1919.

Sherrill, William M. – Hdqrs. Co., 119th Inf., 30th Div. Born in Cabarrus County. Entered the service June 5, 1917, at Concord, N.C. Was sent to Camp Sevier, S. C. Sailed for France May 8, 1918. Fought at Ypres, Voormizelle, Somme. Returned to the USA April 2, 1919. Mustered out at Camp Jackson, S. C., April 7, 1919.

Smith, H. L. — 2nd Lt., Aviation, 39th Aero Squadron. Enlisted May 10, 1917, at Ft. Thomas, Ky. Was sent to Kelly Field, Texas, and from there to Channette Field, Ill. Transferred to Rich Field, Texas, then to S. M. A., Austin, Texas, and to Taylor Field, Ala. From there to Carlstrom Field, Fla. Discharged there as 2nd Lt., Pursuit Pilot, March 26, 1919. Home address, Concord, N. C.

Snyder, Roy B. — Entered Army at Concord April 15, 1918, Co. F, 119th Inf. Reported to Camp Jackson, transferred to Camp Sevier, then to Camp Mills. Sailed for France June 5th. Was in Ypres defense July 16th until Sept. 4th; Hindenburg Line on Sept. 26th; started on big drive Sept. 29th. Wounded Oct. 1st in right shoulder by shell; taken to 72nd British General Hospital; returned to company Nov. 13th at Beaumont, France. Landed at Charleston, S. C., April 4th; discharged April 10, 1919, at Camp Jackson.

Swaringen, Henry S. — 115th M. G. Btn., Co. E. Entered the service Sept. 20, 1917, at Concord, N. C. Was sent to Camp Jackson, S. C., then to Camp Sevier, S. C. Sailed for France May 9, 1918. Gassed and slightly wounded at Cambrai Hill. Sailed for U. S. A. March 27, 1919. Mustered out at Ft. McPherson July 18, 1919.

Thornburg, Z. B. — DISTINGUISHED SERVICE CROSS, BRITISH MILITARY CROSS, CROIX DE GUERRE. — 1st Lt. Enlisted June 10, 1907, 1st N. C. N. G. Served on Mexican border. Mustered into the Federal service July, 1917, at Concord, N. C. Went to Camp Sevier, served with 118th Inf. Sailed May 11, 1918, and landed in France May 22, 1918. Fought at Voormizelle, Belgium, Sept. 1, 1918; Bellicourt, France, Sept. 29th to Oct. 1st; Montbrehain, Brancourt, Premont and Busigny, France, Oct. 8th to 11th, 1918; La Selle River, Vaux-Andigny, Mazenhein, France, Oct. 17th to 20th, 1918. Wounded at Montbrehain Oct. 7, 1918. Wounded at La Selle River Oct. 17, 1918. Decorations: Awarded D. S. C., British Military Cross, Croix de Guerre. One citation from King George and one from General Pershing. Three medals from French Government. Discharged Jan. 20, 1920, from U. S. A. Hospital at Ft. McPherson, Ga.

Thornburg, Zebulon B. – DISTINGUISHED SERVICE CROSS — First lieutenant, 118th Infantry. For extraordinary heroism in action near Montebrain, France, October 8-16, 1918. Although he was severely wounded on October 8 to such an extent that eating was impossible, he remained as second in command until the night of October 16, when he was again wounded during an advance by his company.  Home address, Mrs. A. B. Thornburg, West Depot Street, Concord, N. C. (G. O. 37, W. D., 1919.)

Whiteside, Chas. B. — Served as Army YMCA Secretary from June 8, 1917, until Aug. 7, 1917, at Birmingham, Ala., and then at Camp Sheridan until enlisted in U. S. Navy Reserve Forces May 28, 1918. Served as second-class seaman, then sent to Charleston Navy Yard and was then detailed to hospital duty and then served as an assistant physical officer until discharged from actual duty Aug. 7, 1919, now Physical Director Concord, N. C., Y. M. C. A.

Whiteside, J. F. N. — 41st Div., 162nd Inf. Born in Cabarrus County. Entered the service Aug. 27, 1918, at Concord, N.C. Was sent to Camp Gordon, Ga. Sailed for France Oct. 26, 1918. Went to St. Aignon. Sailed for USA July 7, 1919. Arrived July 13th. Mustered out at Camp Mills July 22, 1919.

Willeford, Brice J. – Enlisted at Concord, N. C., July 13, 1917, 113th F. A., 30th Div., Btry. F. Reported for duty at Camp Sevier, Greenville, S. C. Sailed for France May 27, 1918. Trained at Camp Coequidon Artly. Camp. Was in the St. Mihiel drive and Argonne Forest offensive. Sailed for U. S. A. March 6, 1919; discharged March 29th at Camp Jackson.

Young, Jerry K. — Private, Co. B, 30th Div., 105th Engineers; of Cabarrus County; son of J. M. and Mrs. L. K. Young. Husband of Mrs. Mattie M. Young. Entered service Sept. 19, 1916, at Charlotte, N.C. Sent to Asheville guard duty, transferred to Camp Bragg for guard duty. Sailed for Liverpool, Eng., May 26, 1918; landed June 12, 1918. Fought at Voormizelle, Belgium, Sept. 1st to Sept. 18, 1918; Bellicourt Sept. 29 to Oct. 1, 1918; Montbrehain, Brancourt, Premont, Busigny from Oct. 8 to 16, 1918; La Salle River, Vaux-Andigny, Mazinghein, Oct. 13 to 20, 1918. Served 12 months on Mexican border; landed in USA April 13, 1919. Mustered out at Camp Jackson, S. C., April 18, 1919.