J. A. Kellum

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1st Class Private, Q. M. C. Born in Onslow County; the son of Mr. and Mrs. C. C. Kellum. Entered the service Feb. 4, 1918, at Durham, N.C. Was sent to Ft. Scriven, Ga., and from there to Washington, D. C. Transferred to Camp Merritt, Hoboken, N. J., and to Newport News, Va., then to Porto Rico. Was sent from Porto Rico to Balboy, Canal Zone, from there to Gattun, Canal Zone. Was in charge of Q. M. C. boats during the war. Boats were J. W. McKey, Convoy Q. M. No. 1, and the Buck. Had charge of all the Q. M. C. boats on Panama Canal during the war. Left Panama April 10, 1919. Landed at New Orleans April 18, 1919. Was sent from there to Camp Shelby. Mustered out at Camp Jackson, S. C., April 27, 1919.

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AccessGenealogy.comNorth Carolina World War 1 Military Records. AccessGenealogy.com. Web. 1 February 2015. http://www.accessgenealogy.com/north-carolina/j-a-kellum.htm - Last updated on Nov 11th, 2011

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