Sergt., Hdqrs. Co., 30th Div., 119th Regt. Born in Edgecombe County; the son of Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Pierce. Husband of Mrs. Vera L. Pierce. Entered the service June 18, 1916, at Rocky Mount, N.C. Was sent to Camp Glenn, N.C., and from there to Camp Stewart, Texas, then to Camp Royster, N.C. Transferred to Camp Sevier, S. C. Sailed for France May 11, 1918. Fought at Kemmel Hill, Hindenburg Drive. Received five machine gun wounds Sept. 29, 1918, at Hindenburg Line. Sent to hospitals in England to recuperate. Returned to USA Dec. 11, 1918. Mustered out in Atlanta, Ga., March 2, 1919. Served on Mexican border six months.
Howard L. Pierce
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