Wagoner, 6th Co., 1st Corps Artillery Park; son of Mr. and Mrs. S. W. Downs, of Pineville, N.C. Entered service March 7, 1918. Trained at Camp Jackson, S. C. Sailed for France three weeks after entering service. Fought at Champagne-Marne defensive July 15 to July 18, 1918. Aisne-Marne offensive July 18 to Aug. 16, 1918, Oise-Aisne offensive between Aug. 18 and Nov. 11, 1918, Meuse-Argonne offensive between Sept. 20 to Nov. 11, 1918, Chateau Thierry and Verdun Sectors. Gassed once. Arrived from France Aug. 4, 1919. Discharged from Camp Lee, Va., Aug. 9, 1919.
David G. Downs
MLA Source Citation:AccessGenealogy.comNorth Carolina World War 1 Military Records. AccessGenealogy.com. Web. 21 August 2014. http://www.accessgenealogy.com/north-carolina/david-g-downs.htm - Last updated on Nov 2nd, 2011
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