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Was called into limited service in the medical department at Rock Hill, S. C., Sept. 4, 1918, and sent to Camp Greenleaf, Ga. On Sept. 24, 1918, he was dispatched with a body of men to duty at USA General Hospital No. 16, New Haven, Conn. Private Hood served three months at duty in the medical department and because of physical disability was placed in the hospital for three months for observation and treatment. On April 1, 1919, he was returned to duty and immediately attached to the Quartermaster Corps, and two months later he was promoted to Sergt. and made Finance Sergt. for that Army Post. He received his discharge Aug. 29, 1919, and was retained in a civilian capacity at that Hospital to close out the finance features of that post, the hospital having been taken over by the United States Public Health Service. Sergt. Hood arrived in Charlotte about the middle of November last, after having completed his work at the hospital.