Corpl., Co. B, 30th Div., 119th Reg.; of Wayne County; son of W. H. and Mrs. Emma McDonald; husband of Mrs. Virginia May Wilkins. Entered service June 25, 1916, at Goldsboro, N.C. Sent to Camp Glenn. Transferred to Camp Wadsworth, S. C.; then to Camp Sevier and Camp Merritt. Sailed for France May 12, 1918. Promoted to Corporal, 1917. Fought at Kimmel Hill, Cambrai, Hindenburg Line, St. Quentin. Wounded October 17, at the battle of St. Quentin. Sent to 3rd General Australian Hospital and American Base Hospital No. 37. Mustered out at Camp Wadsworth, Jan. 24, 1919.
John J. McDonald
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