John B. Callum

Private, Engrs. Hdqrs. Co., 30th Div., 105th Reg.; of Guilford County; born April 25, 1898; son of W. L. and Lila B. Callum. Entered service July, 1917, at Greensboro, N.C. Sent to Camp Sevier. Transferred to Camp Mills. Sailed for France May 20, 1918. Fought at Ypres, St. Quentin, Bellicourt, Argonne, Voormizelle, and all other engagements of 105th Engineers. Died at Armiens, Nov. 18, 1918. Buried at Durg, Sommes, France. Dispatch rider attached to Hdqrs. of 105th, Col. J. A. Pratt commanding. Killed between the lines while carrying dispatches. Has Victory Medal with five stars.

MLA Source Citation:

AccessGenealogy.comNorth Carolina World War 1 Military Records. Web. 18 January 2015. - Last updated on Oct 31st, 2011

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