Major, Inf., Co. F, 30th Div., 119th Regt. Born in Cumberland County Feb. 1, 1885; son of James M. and Mrs. Ann Eliza Lamb. Husband of Mrs. Ethel A. Maultsby. Entered service June 18, 1916, at Fayetteville, N.C. Sent to Camp Sevier August, 1917. Transferred to Camp Merritt. Sailed for France May 11, 1918. Promoted to rank Major March 21, 1919. Fought at Ypres, St. Souplet, Busigny, Bellicourt and all other engagements of the 119th. Awarded American D. S. C., French Croix de Guerre with Palm. Served as Capt. on Mexican border 8 months, then mustered into Federal service. Returned to USA April 4, 1919. Mustered out at Camp Jackson, S. C., April 29, 1919.
Robert J. Lamb
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