Private, Inf., Co. L, 30th Div., 118th Regt.; of Guilford County; son of J. A. and Mrs. C. F. Morgan. Entered service Aug. 29, 1917, at High Point. Sent to Camp Sevier, Greenville, S. C. Transferred to Camp Mills, L. I. Sailed for France May 11, 1918. Fought at St. Quentin, in all engagements from Sept. 29th until Oct. 17th. Wounded near Verdun Canal by shell in three places Oct. 17th. Sent to Armer Hospital, Base No. 21. Decoration for heroism at Vaux-Andigny, France, on Oct. 12th. Received the Distinguished Service Cross from Gen. J. J. Pershing on Nov. 26, 1918. Returned to USA Dec. 23, 1918. Mustered out at Camp Lee, Va., March 13, 1919.
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