Location: Gaston County NC

Biography of Rev. Humphrey Hunter

Rev. Humphrey Hunter was born in Ireland, near Londonderry, on the 14th of May, 1775. His paternal grandfather was from Glasgow, in Scotland. His maternal grandfather was from Brest, in France. His descent is thus traced to the...

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Biography of William Rankin

William Rankin was born in Pennsylvania, on the 10th of January, 1761, and at an early age joined the tide of emigration to the Southern States, and settled in “Tryon,” afterward Lincoln county, N.C. He first entered...

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Bryan C. Walters

Corpl., M. G. Brig., Co. A, 30th Div., 115th Regt.; of Gaston County; son of J. H. and Margaret Walters. Husband of Hattie Noles Walters. Entered service June 25, 1917, at Gastonia, N.C. Promoted to rank of Corpl. July 1, 1918....

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W. T. Warren

1st Class Private, M. G. Btn., Co. A, 30th Div., 115th Regt. Born in Gaston County; the son of J. F. and Mrs. S. Warren. Entered the service July 4, 1917. Was sent to Camp Sevier, S. C., transferred to Camp Merritt, N. J. Went...

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John C. Stroup

Private, Btry. E, 89th Div., 340th F. A.; of Gaston County; son of J. A. and L. E. Stroup. Husband of Annie May Stroup. Entered service June 26, 1918, at Cherryville, N.C. Sent to Camp Jackson, transferred to Camp Stuart, Va....

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William Paul Stroup

Private, Co. E, 81st Div., 324th Regt., Inf.; of Gaston County; son of J. A. and Mrs. L. E. Stroup. Entered service May 28, 1918, at Cherryville, N.C. Sent to Camp Jackson, S. C., transferred to Camp Sevier, then to Camp Mills....

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E. L. McArver

Corpl., Co. A, 115th M. G. Btn., 30th Div.; of Gaston County. Sailed for France May 8, 1918. Fought at Ypres, Belgium, Bellicourt and Hindenburg Line, where he was mustard gassed on Sept. 29th; was sent to hospital at Rouen,...

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P. C. McLain

Private, Veterinary Tr., Div. Med. Born in Gaston County Sept. 12, 1895; son of J. M. and Mrs. Mary Ellen McLain. Husband of Mrs. Bertha McLain. Entered service Dec. 22, 1917, at Gastonia, N.C. Sent to Kansas City Veterinary...

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John A. Gullick

2nd Lt., Inf., Co. M. G., 3rd Div.; son of J. A. and Ella Gullick; of Gaston County. Husband of Ruth Lineberger. Entered service Oct. 23, 1917. Sent to Camp Jackson, S. C. Transferred to Camp Hancock, then to Camp Upton. Sailed...

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L. D. Dagenhart

Sergt., Base Hospital No. 208; son of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Dagenhart, of Mt. Holly, N.C. Entered service Feb. 20, 1918, at Gastonia, N.C. Sent to Camp jackson, S. C. Transferred to Ft. Oglethorpe, Ga., for medical training....

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William A. Cloniger

Corpl. M. G., Co., A, 40th Div., 144th Reg. County of Gaston; son of R. A. and Margaret Cloniger. Entered service July 5, 1918, at Dallas, N.C. Sent to Camp Hancock. Transferred to Camp Sevier, then to Camp Merritt. Sailed for...

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