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Mirton J. Oliver

1st Class Private, 105th Amb. Corps, 81st Div.; of Nash County; son of Richard and Mrs. Annie Oliver. Entered service March 1, 1918, at Rocky Mount. Sent to Camp Jackson. Transferred to Camp Sevier, Greenville, S. C. Mustered out at Camp Sevier, S. C., July 16,...

Archie D. Odom

1st Lt., Btry. A, 27th Div., 106th F. A.; of Nash County; son of C. J. and Mrs. Genora Odom. Husband of Mrs. Anne Odom. Entered service March 8, 1917, at Nashville, N.C. Sent to Ft. Oglethorpe. Transferred to Camp Jackson, S. C., to Camp Wheeler. Sailed for France June 12, 1918. Promoted to rank of 2nd Lt. Aug. 15, 1917; 1st Lt. Feb. 12, 1919. Fought at St. Mihiel, Cambrai Hill, Argonne. Returned to USA March 11, 1919. Mustered out at Camp Lee, Va., April 1,...

Edward Clifton Pitt

Private 1st Class, Inf., Co. E, 28th Reg. Born in Nash County, Sept. 29, 1895; son of M. B. and Lizzie J. Pitt. Entered the service at Rocky Mount, N.C., April 11, 1917, and sent to Ft. Scriven, Ga., and transferred to Ft. M. C. Allen, Texas. Sailed for France June 12, 1917. Was killed at the battle of Cantigny, May 28, 1918, and buried in American Cemetery No. 176, No. 24, Section B, Villess Tournelle Somme. He was the first young hero killed in the service from Nash County. The citation for gallant conduct by the commander of the division of which the Rocky Mount hero was a member, is as follows: Co. E, 28th Inf.; Private, 1st Class, Edward C. Pitt, automatic rifleman, was posted in a particularly exposed position on the flank of their company in order to neutralize the effect of an enemy machine gun, which was rendering it difficult for the next company to man its parapet. These men killed six of the enemy with their fire, put the enemy gun out of action, and in spite of heavy shelling, remained at their post until Private Marshall was killed and the others were wounded by shell...

Sylvester Parker

1st Class Private, 324th Inf., Co. H, 81st Div.; of Nash County; son of J. D. and Mrs. Sarah Frances Parker. Entered service May 25, 1918, at Rocky Mount, N.C. Sent to Camp Jackson, S. C. Transferred to Camp Sevier. Sailed for France Aug. 15, 1918. Fought at Meuse-Argonne Nov. 9 to 11, 1918. Arrived in USA June 8, 1919, at Charleston, S. C. Mustered out at Camp Jackson, S. C., June 25,...

Robert Lee Pitts

Corpl., Co. C, 81st Div., 324th Regt.; of Nash County; son of J. H. and Mrs. Florence V. Pitts. Entered service May 25, 1918, at Spring Hope. Sent to Camp Jackson. Transferred to Camp Sevier, S. C., then to Camp Mills. Sailed for France Aug. 5, 1918. Fought at Meuse-Argonne, St. Die, Vosges Mtn. Sector. Returned to USA June 18, 1919. Mustered out at Camp Jackson, S. C., June 28,...

Guy Lee Pitt

Private 1st Class., Inf., Co. F, 167th Regt., 42nd Div.; from Nash County; son of M. B. and Lizzie Pitt. Entered the service at Rocky Mount, N.C., May 24, 1918, and sent to Camp Jackson, S. C., and then transferred to Camp Sevier, S. C., and then to Camp Mills. Sailed for France Aug. 14, 1918. Fought at St. Mihiel, Meuse-Argonne. Returned to the USA March, 1919, and mustered out of the service at Camp Lee, Va., March,...

T. G. Moore

Private 1st Class, 115th M. G. Btn., Co. A, 30th Div.; of Nash County; son of J. D. and Mrs. Betty Moore. Entered service Oct. 3, 1917, at Rocky Mount. Sent to Camp Jackson, S. C. Transferred to Camp Sevier, S. C. Sailed for Calais, France, May 29, 1918. Fought at Ypres Salient July 15 to Aug. 31, 1918; Voormizelle, Mt. Kemmel, Aug. 31st to Sept. 15th; Hindenburg Line, Bellicourt, Nauroy, Sept. 29 to Oct. 21, 1918; Premont, Vaux, Andigny, Wassigny, Oct. 8 to 12, 1918; Selle River, Oct. 17 to 21, 1918. Arrived in USA March 22, 1919, Newport News, Va. Mustered out at Camp Jackson, S. C., April 2,...

James Thomas Moore

1st Class Private, 64th Heavy Artly., Btry. A. Born in Nash County; the son of Mr. and Mrs. T. M. Moore. Entered the service Feb. 26, 1917, at Raleigh, N.C. Was sent to Ft. Scriven, Ga., then to Camp Upton, N. Y. Sailed for France Aug. 1, 1917. Fought at Metz. Returned to the USA Feb. 24, 1919. Mustered out at Ft. Eustis, Va., March 26,...

George H. Moore

Sergt., Co. A, 30th Div., 119th Regt.; of Nash County; son of T. M. and Mrs. Della M. Moore. Entered service Aug. 23, 1916, at Rocky Mount. Sent to Camp Glenn. Transferred to Camp Wadsworth, to Camp Sevier, Greenville. Sailed for France May 11, 1918. Was in all engagements with his company until wounded at battle of St. Souplet, France, Oct. 17, by machine gun shot in left hand and forearm, also received gas burns. Sent to 4th British General Hospital at Rouen. Served six months on Mexican border, then Royster bridge duty, New Bern, N.C. Returned to USA April 2, 1919. Mustered out at Camp Jackson, S. C., April 7,...

John I. Nichols

Private, Inf., Co. A, 2nd Regt., N.C., Inf.; of Nash County; son of Alec C. Nichols and Mrs. Mildred G. Nichols. Entered service May 16, 1916, at Rocky Mount, N.C. Sent to Camp Glenn, N.C. Transferred to Camp Stewart, Texas, then to Camp Wadsworth, S. C., to Camp Sevier. Sailed for Brest, France, April 1, 1918. Served on Mexican border. Transferred to 19th Engrs. March 1, 1918. Arrived in USA from Brest, France, March 1, 1919, at Hoboken, N. J. Went through to Camp Merritt. Mustered out at Camp Lee, Va., March 14,...
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