Dies For His Country Word was received yesterday of the death of Grover C. Eckley on the battlefield in France on Sept. 28th. Johnny Eckley, as he was usually called, went from Enterprise in the call of April 26th, 1918 to Camp Lewis and was called overseas in about two months arriving in England in
News reached Union Saturday last of the death in France of Private Charles W. Cross, of Union. He was a member of Company K, 308th Infantry, and a son of Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Cross, of Union. The cause of his death was given as pneumonia, though another report states that he was killed
Cove, Union County, Oregon Another Gold Star on Cove’s Service Flag Frank M. Eckersley, son of Mr. and Mrs. Otho Eckersley, was killed in action in France, Oct. 10. He was born at Cove, Oregon, Feb. 27, 1891, where he lived most of his life and has a host of friends. He also has many
1st Class Private, 116th Reg., 42nd Div., Co. M. Born in Wayne County; son of Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Short. Entered the service July 1, 1917, at Freemont, N.C. Was sent to Camp Jackson, S. C., and from there to Camp Sevier, S. C. Was sent to France July 1, 1918. Wounded in battle
Corpl., 6th Marines, 97th Co., 145th Regt.; of Forsythe County. Born Sept. 3, 1896; son of S. G. and Mrs. Laura May Ring. Entered service Jan. 17. 1918, at Winston-Salem, N.C. Sent to Paris Island, S. C. Transferred to Quantico, Va. Sailed for France April 22, 1918. Killed near Tigny, France, in the battle of
Private 1st Class, Co. C, 1st Div., 28th Reg. Born in Lenoir County, Aug. 20, 1898; son of Joseph H. and Elizabeth Dixon Rountree. Entered service April 19, 1917, at Kinston, N.C. Sent to Savannah, Ga. Transferred to Texas. Fought at Cantigny and wounded there May 30, 1918. Died May 31, 1918. Buried in French
Sergt., Marines, 47th Co., 5th Regt., 2nd Division. Born in Moore County; the son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Allison. Entered the service April, 1918, at Durham, N.C. Was sent to Paris Island, S. C., April 18, 1918. Sailed for France June 22, 1918. Fought at Chateau Thierry, Belleau Woods, Soissons. Killed at Belleau Woods
Corporal Inf., Co. F, 30th Div., 120th Reg. County of Franklin; born Sept. 15, 1895; son of S. R. and Edith Mitchell. Entered service May 20, 1913, at Franklinton, N.C. Sent to Camp Sevier, S. C. Sailed for France May 12, 1918. Promoted to Corpl. June 19, 1916. Fought at Ypres. Wounded at Ypres, Belgium.
Private 1st Class, Co. F, 42nd Div., 165th Reg.; of Wake County; son of Henry C. and Mrs. Pattie Irene Woodleaf; born April 12, 1894. Entered service May 25, 1918, at Wake Forest, N.C. Sent to Camp Jackson, then to Camp Sevier, then to Camp Upton. Sailed for France July 31, 1918. Fought at St.
Private, Co. D, 119th Inf., 30th Div. Born in Johnston County; son of E. and Mrs. Nellie Woodard. Entered service Oct. 6, 1917, at Pine Level, N.C. Sent to Camp Jackson, from there to Camp Sevier, transferred to Camp Merritt. Went to France May 20, 1918. Fought in all engagements until killed Oct. 10, 1918,