1st Lt., Inf., Mach. Gunnery, M. G. Co., 119th Inf., 30th Div.; of Wayne County; son of Thomas A. and Mrs. Mary G. Whitfield. Husband of Mrs. Mary Pope Whitfield. Entered service June 19, 1916, at Camp Glenn, N.C., transferred to Ft. Bliss, then to Camp Sevier. Sailed for Calais, France, May 29, 1917. Promoted to rank of 2nd Lt. Nov. 13, 1917; 1st Lt. April 15, 1918. Fought at Voormizelle, Bel. Busigny, France, Premont, Bellicourt, St. Souplet, Haie Menneresse, Molain, Vaux-Andigny, Mazinghein. Gassed at Bellicourt Sept. 29, 1918. Sent to hospital at Aminens, Rouen. Transferred from 30th Div. to 3rd Div. and on duty with 7th Inf. in Andemach, Germany, from Jan. 1, 1919, to June 11, 1919. Transferred to 89th Div. Mustered out at Camp Dix.
Thomas A. Whitfield
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