Location: Catawba County NC

Paul Weeks

1st Class Private, Co. C, 30th Div., 105 Engr. Regt. Born in Catawba County; the son of S. and Mrs. Lizzie Weeks. Husband of Mrs. Carrie Weeks. Entered service May 14, 1917, at Newton, N.C. Sent to Camp Sevier, S. C., transferred to Camp Mills, N. Y. Went to France May 20, 1918. Fought at Ypres, Bellicourt, Hindenburg Line, La Selle. Returned to the USA May 7, 1919. Mustered out at Camp Lee, Va., May 17, 1919. Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. choose a state: Any AL AK AZ AR CA CO CT DE DC FL GA HI ID IL IN IA KS KY LA ME MD MA MI MN MS MO MT NE NV NH NJ NM NY NC ND OH OK OR PA RI SC SD TN TX UT VT VA WA WV WI WY INTL Start...

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Frank B. Taylor

C. E. R., Navy; of Catawba County; son of J. W. and Mrs. Kate Taylor. Entered service Nov. 7, 1914, at Charlotte, N.C. Sent to St. Helena, Va. Sent to U. S. S. North Dakota, U. S. S. Alabama, U. S. S. Kansas, U. S. S. Connecticut, U. S. S. Matsonia. Sailed for St. Nazaire, France, June 26, 1917. Promoted to rank of Chief Electrician Oct. 1, 1918. Made 10 complete trips during war, five after transport duty. Returned to USA June 10, 1919, Newport News, Va. Mustered out at Newport, R. I., July 19,...

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William Smyer

Sup. Sergt., Inf., 16th Co., Depot Brigade, 4th Provost. Born in Catawba County; son of Luther P. and Sallie Jane Smyer. Husband of Alma Smith. Entered service June 24, 1918, at Newton. Sent to Camp Jackson, transferred to Camp Sevier, retransferred to Camp Jackson. Mustered out at Camp Jackson March 8,...

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M. M. Rowe

1st Class Private, 1st and A Co., M. P., 30th Div. Born in Catawba County; the son of Mr. and Mrs. G. L. Rowe. Husband of Mrs. Myrtle Rowe. Entered the service at Lincolnton, N.C., April 10, 1917. Was sent to Camp Sevier, S. C. Sailed for France May 25, 1918. Fought at Ypres, Somme offensive, Hindenburg Line offensive. Arrived in the USA April 7, 1919. Mustered out at Camp Jackson, S. C., April 10, 1919. Volunteered in the N.C. N. G. and trained at Lincolnton, N.C., and Camp Sevier, S....

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Mercus M. Murphy

Private, 1st Class, Engineers Training Reg., Co. C, 8th Reg.; of Catawba County; born March 20, 1892; son of S. M. and Etta Gault Murphy. Entered service Sept. 5, 1918, at Hickory, N.C. Sent to Camp Humphreys, Va. Sent to Base Hospital at Camp Humphreys, Va. Died at Humphreys, Va., October 14, 1918. Buried at Hickory,...

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Perry E. Herman

1st Class Private, 30th M. P. Co., 30th Div. Born in Catawba County; the son of Mr. and Mrs. A. D. Herman. Entered the service April 15, 1917, at Statesville, N.C. Was sent to Camp Sevier, S. C. Sailed for France May 29, 1918. Fought in all actions of the 30th Div. Returned to the USA April 11, 1919. Landed at Charleston, S. C., April 15, 1919. Enlisted in Troop A, N.C. Cavalry, in Lincolnton,...

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Clyde A. Henkel

1st Class Private, 61st Engineers, Co. B. Born in Catawba County; the son of Mr. and Mrs. C. H. Henkel. Entered service May 17, 1918, at Newton, N.C. Was sent to Ft. Benjamin Harrison, Ind. From there he was sent to Camp Upton. Sailed for France July 21, 1918. Returned to USA Aug. 3, 1919, and was mustered out at Camp Lee, Va., Aug. 12,...

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Will Drum

Private, Inf., Co. G., 30th Div., 119th Regt. Son of H. C. and Mrs. H. C. Drum, of Catawba County. Entered the service Oct. 3, 1917, at Newton, N.C. Was sent to Camp Sevier, S. C. Transferred to Camp Merritt. Overseas to France May 11, 1918. Arrived at Liverpool, Eng., May 27, 1918. Fought at Ypres, Belgium, July 25th to August 2nd; Bellicourt, September 21 to October 1, 1918; Busigny, October 9th to October 12th; Ribeauville and Nugreigheim, October 17th to October 20th. Was in the Hindenburg Drive September 27th to October 2nd. Was in Germany four months. Returned to the USA Sept. 26, 1919. Mustered out at Camp Dix, N. J., Oct. 2,...

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Floyd W. Drum

Mess Sergt., M. T. C. (Aviation) Co., 17th, 2nd Reg.; of Catawba County; son of G. P. and Cora E. Drum; husband of Mrs. Grace (Cline) Drum. Entered service Dec. 12, 1917, at Newton, N.C. Sent to Camp Hancock, Ga. Transferred to Camp Merritt. Sailed for France, March 12, 1918. Promoted to rank of Mess Sergt., August, 1918. Leg broken in accident. Sent to Camp Hospital No. 25 at Blois, Base Hospital No. 72. Was in P. War, Escort Co. four months. Returned to United States February 9, 1919. Mustered out at Camp Taylor, Ky., May 14,...

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Floyd Drum

Private, 105th Eng., Co. A, 30th Div. Born in Catawba County; the son of Mr. and Mrs. H. C. Drum. Entered the service August 12, 1917, at Hickory, N.C. Was sent to Camp Sevier, S. C., and from there to Camp Mills, N. Y. Sailed from Montreal, Canada, for Liverpool, England. Fought at Bellicourt, Mont Brehain, Brancourt, Premont, Busigny, La Salle River, Mazinghein, Sept 1, 1918, to Oct. 20, 1918, Hindenburg Drive. Returned to USA April 18, 1919, and was mustered out at Camp Jackson, April 24,...

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Frank L. Cline

1st Lt., 105th Eng., Eng. Tr., 30th Div. Son of F. L. and Novella Cline, of Catawba County. Husband of Mrs. Mary Shaw Cline. Entered service July 15, 1917, at Hickory, N.C. Sent to Camp Sevier, S. C. Sailed for France April 26, 1918. Promoted to 1st Lt. July 12, 1917. Fought in all actions of 30th Div. Enlisted in 1st N.C. N. G. Aug. 8, 1916. Was transferred from Inf. to Engineers Sept. 1, 1917. Returned to USA April 14, 1919, Charleston, S. C. Mustered out at Camp Jackson May 13,...

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William T. Councill

1st Lt., M. G., Co. A, 30th Div., 115th Battalion; of Catawba County; son of W. B. and Mrs. Elizabeth Councill. Husband of Mrs. Doris Councill. Entered service July, 1916, at Lincolnton, N.C. Sent to Camp Sevier Aug. 1, 1917. Promoted to rank of 1st Lt., June 10th, 1917. Served on Mexican border July, 1916, to March, 1917, with Troop A, 1st N.C. Cavalry. Mustered out at Camp Sevier, S. C., April,...

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Stewart Gordon Councill

2nd Lt., Cavalry, Troop A, N.C. N. G., Machine Gun Replacement; of Catawba County; son of W. B. and Elizabeth M. Councill. Entered service June 25, 1916, at Lincolnton, N.C. Sent to Camp Glenn, N.C. Transferred to Ft. Bliss, El Paso, Texas, then to Anabra, New Mexico, back to Ft. Bliss. Promoted to rank of Corpl., Jan., 1918. Went to Training Camp, Ft. Oglethorpe. Promoted to 2nd Lt. at Camp Hancock, Ga. Went to Camp Devins as Private. From Devins, to Hancock, Ga., 2nd Lt. of Machine Gun. Mustered out at Camp Hancock, Ga., Dec. 16,...

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Fred W. Bennick

Private 1st class, Ammunition Train, Co. B, 81st Div., 306 Ammunition Train; of Catawba County; son of W. P. and Mrs. Hattie Bennick. Husband of Bertha Bennick. Entered service May 9, 1918, at Concord, N.C. Sent to Camp Jackson, S. C., May 11. Sailed for France Aug. 8, 1918. Fought at Meuse-Argonne offensive, Verdun Front. Has 2 Gold Stars. Mustered out at Camp Jackson, June 26,...

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Oscar B. Austin

1st Class Private, Co. D, 30th Div., 113th Field Artillery. Son of H. F. and Lola Austin, of Catawba County. Entered service July 25, 1917, at Wadesboro, N.C. Sent to Camp Sevier. Overseas to France June 17, 1918. Fought at Argonne Forest and St. Mihiel. Returned April 13, 1919. Landed at Charleston, S. C. Mustered out at Camp Jackson, April 18,...

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