2nd Lt., 3rd Air Service, 19th Co. Son of M. J. and Mrs. Mary E. O’Neill. Entered service July 27, 1917, at Richmond, Va. Sent to Ft. Oglethorpe, Ga. Transferred to Camp McClellan, Ala. Transferred to Camp Greene, N.C. Sailed for Brest, France, May 24, 1918. Promoted to rank of 2nd Lt. February, 1918. Fought at Belleau Woods, Champagne Hill. Wounded in head and back at the Battle of Belleau Woods Aug. 20, 1918. Gassed slightly. Sent to Base French Hospital No. 4. Arrived in USA May 20, 1919, New York; returned on hospital ship. Mustered out at Camp Lee, Va., June 29, 1919.
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