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Machapunga Indians

Machapunga Tribe: Said to mean “bad dust,” or “much dirt,” in the native Algonquian language. Machapunga Connections. The Machapunga belonged to the Algonquian linguistic stock. Machapunga Location. In the present Hyde County and probably also...

J. R. Willand

Private, Hdqrs. Co., Depot Div., 8th Regt. Born in Beaufort County, N.C., July 29, 1896; son of A. and Mrs. Mary D. Willand. Entered the service Aug. 27, 1917, and sent to Camp Jackson, S. C., and transferred to Camp Hill, Va., and back to Camp Jackson, S. C. Mustered...

A. G. Willis

Private, Btry. B, 30th Div., 113th Regt.; of Beaufort County; son of E. K. and Mrs. Willis. Entered service June 2, 1917, at Washington, N.C. Sent to Camp Sevier, transferred to Kelly Field, to Camp Richfield, Tex., then to Camp Jackson. Promoted to rank of Sergt....

John R. Selby

Messenger, Express. Born in Beaufort County; son of S. T. and Beulah Selby. Entered service April, 1917, at Washington, N.C., and sent to Raleigh, transferred to Portsmouth, detached service. Notified to join service Nov. 11th at Camp Jackson. Mustered out at Raleigh...

Charles E. O’Donovan

Chief Yeoman, Navy. Born in Beaufort County; the son of J. J. and C. A. O’Donovan. Entered the service Oct., 1914, at Seattle, Wash. Sent to U. S. S. “Huntington,” then to hospital ship “Mercy.” Made 14 trips overseas. His ship was given...

Edward James Mitchell

Mechanic, Trench Artly., Btry. B; of Beaufort County; son of N. E. and Frances Mitchell. Entered service June 14, 1918, at Washington, N.C. Sent to Clemson College, S. C. Transferred to Ft. Moultrie, S. C., from there to Ft. Caswell, N.C. Sailed for France Nov. 9,...

Frank White Miles

1st Sergt., Inf., M. G. Co., 119th Regt., 30th Div.; from Beaufort County; son of Mr. and Mrs. S. Miles. Husband of Lillian Miles. Entered service at Goldsboro, N.C., June 7, 1917, and sent to Camp Royster, N.C., and then transferred to Camp Sevier, S. C. Promoted 1st...

Thad H. Hodges

Corpl., Air Service, 5th and 2nd A. S. M.; of Beaufort County; son of S. C. and Virginia Hodges. Entered service Dec. 13, 1917, at Washington, N.C. Sent to Ft. Thomas, Ky. Transferred to Camp Hancock, Ga., from there to Camp Merritt, N. J. Sailed for Brest, France,...
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