Corpl., 118th Inf., Co. E, 30th Div. Born in Guilford County; the son of Mr. and Mrs. W. L. Sechrest. Entered the service June 25, 1916, at High Point, N.C. Was sent to Camp Glenn, N.C., and from there to Camp Sevier, S. C., transferred to Camp Mills. Sailed for France May 11, 1918. Fought at Hindenburg Line, Ypres, Flanders Front, St. Quentin, St. Martin, Montbrehain. Gassed at St. Martin Oct. 17, 1918. Returned to USA March 27, 1919. Mustered out at Camp Jackson, S. C., March 31, 1919. Was on the Mexican border for five months.
Charles G. Sechrest
MLA Source Citation:AccessGenealogy.comNorth Carolina World War 1 Military Records. AccessGenealogy.com. Web. 25 October 2014. http://www.accessgenealogy.com/north-carolina/charles-g-sechrest.htm - Last updated on Nov 18th, 2011
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