Interviewer: T. Pat Matthews Person Interviewed: Jane Arrington Location: 301 Fowle Street, Raleigh, North Carolina Date of Birth: December 18, 1852 Age: 84 I ort to be able to tell sumpin cause I wus twelve years old when dey had de surrender right up here in Raleigh. If I live to see dis coming December
Sergt. 1st Class, Det. No. 6, A. S. A. P.; of Nash County; son of W. and Mrs. Rosa Ward. Husband of Mrs. Marie Gay Ward. Entered service Jan. 21st at Detroit, transferred from Detroit No. 6 to No. 1 Det., Washington, D. C. Served at Packard Plant in charge of Liberty Motors. Mustered out
1st Class Private, 119th Inf., 30th Div., Co. K. Born in Nash County; the son of Mr. and Mrs. J. S. Strickland. Husband of Mrs. Nellie Strickland. Entered the service June 24, 1916, at Wilson, N.C. Was sent to Camp Glenn, N.C., and from there to Camp Royster, Goldsboro, N.C. On bridge duty three months
1st Class Private, 309th F. A., Co. C, 81st Div. Born in Nash County; son of Mr. and Mrs. J. P. Poythress. Entered the service at Nashville, N.C., March 1, 1918. Was sent to Camp Jackson, S. C., and from there to Camp Mills, N. Y. Sailed for France Aug. 24, 1918. Fought at Meuse-Argonne
Sergt., Co. D, 30th Div., 120th Inf.; of Nash County; son of A. B. and Mrs. Leah Jane Vick. Entered service July 25, 1917, at Louisburg, N.C. Sent to Camp Sevier, S. C. Sailed for France May 12, 1918. Was in all engagements with his company until wounded by shrapnel at Hindenburg Line Sept. 29th.
Corpl., Med. Corps, 317th Amb. Co., 80th Div., 305th San Tr.; of Nash County; son of J. Fred and Mrs. Mamie S. Walker. Entered service Aug. 16, 1917, at Whitakers, N.C. Sent to Camp Lee, Va. Sailed for Bordeaux, France, June 9, 1918. Promoted to Corpl. Oct. 1, 1917. Fought at Meuse-Argonne. Arrived in USA,
2nd Class Q. M. (Navy); of Nash County; son of Warren and Mrs. Cora V. Woodard. Entered service May 18, 1918, at Whitakers, N.C. Sent to Raleigh, N.C., transferred to Charleston, S. C., then to Hampton Roads, Va. Promoted to 2nd Class Q. M. November, 1918. Served in Naval Training School. Went to Ft. Oglethorpe,
Private, 320th Amb. Co., 30th Div., 305th San. Train. Born in Nash County; son of Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Raymond. Entered service March 2, 1918, at Rocky Mount, N.C. Sent to Camp Lee, Va. Sailed for France May 9, 1918. Fought at Arras-St. Mihiel, Meuse-Argonne. Arrived in United States June 2, 1919. Landed at
Bugler, 54th Inf., Co. D, 6th Div. Born in Nash County; the son of Mr. and Mrs. J. T. Robinson. Husband of Mrs. Sula Robinson. Entered the service May 10, 1918, at Rocky Mount, N.C. Was sent to Ft. Scriven, Ga., and from there to Camp Wadsworth, S. C., transferred to Camp Mills, L. I.
Sergt., Co. A, 8th Div., M. P. Regt.; of Nash County; son of W. H. and Mrs. Laura Rose. Husband of Mrs. Mattie Rose. Entered service April 1, 1911, at Rocky Mount, N.C. Was discharged March 31, 1914, at Pipe Island. Re-enlisted there April 2, 1914. Discharged Dec. 5, 1918. Was in the Philippine Islands