Sergt., 10th Co., Air Service, 1st Div., 2nd Regt. Son of R. F. and Mrs. R. F. Burris, of Caldwell County. Entered service July 12, 1917, at Norfolk, Va. Was sent to Ft. Thomas, Ky.; transferred to Camp Hancock, Ga.; transferred to Camp Merritt, N. J. Sent to France Sept. 12, 1917. Fought at Chateau Thierry Drive, St. Mihiel, Meuse-Argonne. Wounded at Chateau Thierry, June 11, 1918, shell wound; gassed at Chateau Thierry, June 27, 1918. Sent to hospital at Noy-a-France, Paris, and Brest. Returned to the USA Feb. 8, 1919. Mustered out at Camp Lee, Va., March 28, 1919.
B. F. Burris
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