Capt., Med. Corps, 318th Inf., 80th Div.; son of L. J. and Mary Fetner, of Mecklenburg County. Entered service June 14, 1917, at Charlotte, N.C. Sent to M. O. T. C. at Ft. Oglethorpe. Transferred to Camp Lee, Va., then to Hoboken. Sailed for France March 16, 1918. Commissioned 1st Lt. May, 1917. Promoted to Captain Oct. 21, 1918. In battles at Avoloy Woods, Artois Sector, 2nd Marne, St. Mihiel, Argonne Forest. Received two machine gun wounds at Argonne Forest Oct. 19, 1918. Sent to Base Hospitals No. 62 and 27, Angers. Holds Division Citation for remaining with Regiment after being wounded until Oct. 20th. Returned to USA May 27, 1919, and mustered out of service June 7, 1919.
Lawrence M. Fetner
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