2nd Lt., Inf., E. Co., 1st Corps, 53rd Pioneers; son of A. G. and G. Y. Cox; of Wayne County. Entered service June 20, 1916, at Mt. Olive, N.C. Sent to Camp Greene, N.C. Transferred to Ft. Oglethorpe May 22, 1917, then to Camp Jackson, S. C., Aug. 29, 1917. Sailed for France Aug. 6, 1918. Promoted to 2nd Lt., Aug. 15, 1917. Fought at St. Mihiel, Meuse-Argonne. On Mexican border six months. Was in Camp Wadsworth six months. Returned to USA May 6, 1919. Mustered out at Camp Lee, Va., May 12, 1919.
Henry E. Cox
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