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George R. Hooker

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1st Class Private, Co. B, 42nd Div., 117th T. H. and M. P. Son of G. R. and R. A. Hooker, of Stoneville, N.C. Husband of Ollie Stafford Hooker. Entered service April 24, 1917, at Lynchburg, Va. Was sent to Ft. Monroe, Va.; transferred to Camp Elberta, Ill., then to Long Island, N. Y. Sent overseas Jan. 23, 1918; landed Feb. 2, 1918. Operations in Loneville Sector, in Baccerest, St. Clement, Champagne-Marne Defensive, Aisne Marne Offensive, St. Mihiel; operations between Meuse and Mozelle, Meuse-Argonne offensive; was through Germany four months. Two citations; gold chevrons Jan. 23, 1919. Landed in USA April 25, 1919. Mustered out at Camp Meade, Md., May 15, 1919.

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