Sgt. Inf., Co. F, 119th Reg., 30th Div. Born in Lenoir County, N.C., Aug. 2, 1893; son of R. E. L. and Etta Brinson Rhodes. Entered the service at Kinston, N.C., Jan. 29, 1916, and sent to Camp Glenn, N.C., and then transferred to Camp Stewart, Tex.; then to Camp Royster and then to Camp Sevier, S. C. Sailed for France May 5, 1918. Promoted Sgt. November, 1917. Fought in all engagements of the 30th Div. until Sept. 29, 1918. Gassed at Ypres, Belgium, Sept. 2, 1918. Killed on the Hindenburg Line, Sept. 29, 1918, and buried at Bony-Aisne. Enlisted in the 2nd N.C. N. G. and served on the Mexican border. Cited for Bravery in September, 1918.
Gordon Lee Rhodes
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