Location: Halifax County NC

Pierce Johnson

Corpl., Amb. Co., 80th Div., 317th Regt., Inf.; of Halifax County; son of Lee and Mary Johnson. Husband of Mrs. Londa Johnson. Entered service June, 1917, at Weldon, N.C. Sent to Camp Lee, Va. Sailed for France May 25, 1918. Fought at Meuse-Argonne. Returned to USA March, 1919. Mustered out at Camp Lee, Va., April 17,...

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G. L. Jurgican

Private, Inf., Hdqrs. Co., 120th Regt., 30th Div. Born in Halifax County, N.C., May 3, 1894; son of Mr. and Mrs. W. P. Jurgican. Entered the service Sept. 8, 1917. Sent to Camp Jackson, S. C., and transferred to Camp Sevier, S. C. Sailed for France. Fought on the Hindenburg Line and wounded by shrapnel. Returned to the USA April 13, 1919 Mustered out of the service at Camp Jackson, S....

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John J. Joyner

Sergt., 23rd M. G. Btn., 8th Div., Co. A. Born in Halifax County; the son of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Joyner. Entered the service at Portsmouth, Va., Jan. 29, 1912. Was sent to Presidio, Cal., and from there to Dodge, Iowa. Promoted to rank of Sergt. June 5, 1917. Mustered out at Camp Lee, Va., Feb. 3, 1919. Served on the Mexican border two years. Was instructor during entire period of...

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Harding Ellis Joyner

Yeoman, 3rd Class, Navy Reserves; of Halifax County; son of Rev. F. and Sarah E. Joyner. Entered service June 14, 1918, at Richmond, Va. Training at Hampton Roads, Va. Mustered out at Hampton Roads, Va., July 14,...

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Edward P. Hyman

Private, 1st Class, M. G. Co. C, 115th Bat., 30th Div. Born in Halifax County, N.C., April 25, 1896; son of E. P. and Bettie Spruill Hyman. Entered the service at Goldsboro, N.C., May 16, 1917. Sent to Camp Sevier, S. C. Sailed for France May 11, 1918. Fought at Ypres, Belgium and the Hindenburg Line. Mustered out of the service at Camp Jackson, S. C., April 2,...

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Russell L. Hale

Private 1st Class, Inf., Co. C, 30th Div., 120th Regt.; of Halifax County; son of T. F. and Mrs. Laura Hale. Husband of Mrs. Lizzie Hale. Entered service July 19, 1917, at Henderson, N.C. Sent to Camp Sevier, S. C. Sailed for France May 18, 1918. Fought at Hindenburg Line, Martin River, Oct. 18, 1918. Zellebeke Lake, Hindenburg Line defensive, Bellicourt. Arrived in USA April 11, 1919. Mustered out at Camp Jackson, S. C., April 17,...

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O. B. Hardy

Private, 1st Class, Inf., Co. H, 30th Div., 120th Regt.; of Halifax County; son of Benj. and Mrs. Martha Hardy. Husband of Mrs. Pear (Seagrave) Hardy. Entered service Oct. 3, 1917, at Littleton, N.C. Sent to Camp Jackson, S. C. Transferred to Camp Sevier, S. C. Sailed for Calais, France, May 28, 1918. Promoted to 1st Class Private Nov. 3, 1917. Arrived in USA from St. Nazaire, France, April 13, 1919, at Charlesleston, S. C. Mustered out at Camp Jackson, S. C., April 19,...

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Ivey Hedgepeth

Private, Co. K, 120th Regt., 30th Div.; from Halifax County, N.C.; son of A. R. and Katie Hedgepeth. Entered the service at Halifax, N.C., Oct. 2, 1917. Sent to Camp Jackson, S. C. Sailed for France June 6, 1918. Fought at Ypres, Belgium, and Bellicourt. Wounded at battle of Bellicourt Sept. 29, 1918, by shell in hip. Sent to Base Hospital No. 29, Tottenham, Eng. Returned to the USA April 13, 1919, and mustered cut of the service at Camp Jackson, S. C., April 18,...

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Alvis O. George

1st Class Private, Med. Corps, Hospital Div.; of Halifax County; son of R. W. and Mary A. George. Entered service July 5, 1918, at Rosemary, N.C. Sent to Ft. Oglethorpe, Ga. Transferred to Hospital Gen. No. 1, New York. Mustered out at Camp Lee, Va., July 28,...

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Horace C. Goers

Private, 1st Class, In., Co. A, 30th Div., 119th Regt.; of Halifax County; son of F. and Sarah Goers. Husband of Mrs. Catherine Smith Goers. Entered service June 21, 1916, at Rocky Mount, N.C. Sent to Camp Glenn, N.C. Transferred to Camp Jackson, S. C. Sailed for France May 27, 1918. Fought in all the 119th engagements. Served on the border for 15 days. Was stationed at Camp Stewart, El Paso, Texas, five months and 23 days. Transferred from Goldsboro to New Bern, N.C., to bridge duties. Returned to USA April 2, 1919, Charleston, S. C. Mustered out at Camp Jackson, S. C., May 16,...

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William K. Gray

Chief Yeoman, Navy; of Halifax County; son of B. P. and H. E. Gray. Husband of Anna B. Gray. Entered service Nov., 1917, at Little Rock, Ark. Sent to St. Helena, Va., then to the U. S. S. “Cape May.” Made six trips across on transport duty. Mustered out at Newport News, Va., Aug. 23,...

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Dr. Charles Wesley Eure

Private 1st Class, Anti-Aircraft, 8th Bty.; of Halifax County; son of W. T. and Mrs. Mollie Eure. Entered service April 6, 1917, at Raleigh, N.C. Sent to Ft. Caswell, N.C. Transferred to Camp Mills, L. I. Sailed for France May 16, 1918. Was in service on Swiss border, defense of Paris, Colomley La’Belle, France. Returned to USA June 1, 1919, at Hoboken, N. J. Mustered out at Camp Lee, Va., June 10,...

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Elliott B. Clark

1st Lt., Inf., Co. E, 59th Reg., 4th Div.; of Halifax County; son of E. and Eunice Clark. Entered service Aug. 27, 1917, at Weldon, N.C. Sent to Ft. Oglethorps, Ga., then to Camp Greene, N.C. Transferred to Ft. Sill, Okla. Sailed for France May 5, 1918. Promoted to rank of 2nd Lt. Nov. 27, 1917; 1st Lt. July 29, 1918. Fought at 2nd Aisne Marne offensive. Wounded at Aisne Marne July 19, 1918, by high explosive shell. Returned to USA Nov. 9, 1918. Mustered out at Gen’l. Hospital No. 6, Ft. McPherson, Feb. 1,...

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Ferdinand H. Clark

Seaman 2nd Class (Navy), Reserve Force. Born in Halifax County; son of Mr. and Mrs. Jas. H. Clark. Entered the service June 5, 1918, at Raleigh, N.C. Was sent to Hampton Roads. Transferred to U. S. S. Utah and then transferred to U. S. S. North Dakota, then to U. S. S. South Carolina. Sailed for France June 24, 1919. Transporting troops home. Mustered out at Hampton Roads, Va., Aug. 13,...

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Elliott B. Clark

1st Lt., Inf., Co. E, 59th Reg., 4th Div.; of Halifax County; son of E. and Eunice Clark. Entered service Aug. 27, 1917, at Weldon, N.C. Sent to Ft. Oglethorps, Ga., then to Camp Greene, N.C. Transferred to Ft. Sill, Okla. Sailed for France May 5, 1918. Promoted to rank of 2nd Lt. Nov. 27, 1917; 1st Lt. July 29, 1918. Fought at 2nd Aisne Marne offensive. Wounded at Aisne Marne July 19, 1918, by high explosive shell. Returned to USA Nov. 9, 1918. Mustered out at Gen’l. Hospital No. 6, Ft. McPherson, Feb. 1,...

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