Location: Rowan County NC

J. G. Nail

Sergt., Inf., Co. A, 30th Div., 120th Regt. Born in Rowan County; son of Mrs. Alice J. Nail, of Rowan County. Entered service May 27, 1917, at Lexington, N.C. Sent to Camp Sevier. Transferred to Camp Merritt. Sailed for France May 11, 1918. Promoted to rank of Sergt. February, 1918. Fought at Ypres, St. Mihiel, Bellicourt, Busigny, Sommes, Premont, and all other engagements with his regiment. Returned to USA April, 1919. Mustered out at Camp Jackson April 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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Joseph M. Nicholas

Private, Inf., Co. B, 3rd Div., 7th Regt.; of Rowan County; son of John R. and Mrs. Eva M. Nicholas. Husband of Mrs. Edna Mable Nicholas. Entered service Dec. 14, 1917, at Greensboro, N.C. Sent to Ft. Thomas, Ky. Transferred to Camp Hancock, Ga. Sailed for France about April 15, 1918. Fought at Belleau Woods, Chateau Thierry, second Battle of Marne. Was Wounded at the Battle of Chateau Thierry July 15, 1918, in left foot and right shoulder. Was sent to Field Hospital, France, and Base Hospital at Camp Sevier. On sick bay transport Siboney, at Hoboken, N. J. Arrived in USA Sept. 29, 1918. Mustered out at Camp Sevier, S. C., Jan. 17,...

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S. H. McCubbins

Sergt., C. A. C., N. G. N.C., 4th Co.; of Rowan County; son of Mrs. J. S. L. McCubbins. Husband of Mrs. Ida May Bostian. Entered service July 25, 1917, at Salisbury. Sent to Ft. Caswell. Transferred to Camp Eustis. Then to Mulberry Island, back to Camp Eustis, to Camp Stuart, Va. Later transferred to 42nd Div., Btry. A, 36th Regt. Mustered out at Ft. Monroe, Va., Dec. 6,...

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E. B. Hunt

Private, Med. Corps, Base Hospital. Born Aug. 26, 1896; son of Milton and Mary Hunt; of Rowan County. Husband of Mrs. Pearl Hunt. Entered service Aug. 26, 1918, at Salisbury, N.C. Was sent to Camp Jackson, S. C. Transferred to Camp Sevier, S. C. Mustered out at Camp Sevier, S. C., Feb. 28,...

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William L. Lippard

1st Class Private, Art., Supply Co., 81st Div., 317th Reg.; of Rowan County; son of N. A. and Mrs. M. C. Lippard. Entered service May 29, 1918, at Salisbury, N.C. Sent to Camp Jackson, S. C. Transferred to Camp Mills, N. Y. Sailed for France Aug. 20, 1918. Sailed for U. S. May 28, 1919. Mustered out at Camp Lee, Va., June 27,...

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E. M. Marcho

Sergt., Engrs., Co. C, 81st Div., 306th Regt.; of Rowan County; son of James Marcho and Mary E. Marcho. Entered service May 27, 1918, at Salisbury, N.C. Sent to Camp Jackson. Transferred to Camp Sevier, S. C. Sailed for Cherbourg, France, Aug. 21, 1918 Fought at St. Mihiel, Meuse-Argonne offensive and Verdun. Sailed from St. Nazaire June 1st; arrived at Charleston, S. C., June 13, 1919. Mustered out at Camp Jackson, S. C., June 20,...

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C. A. Peck

Musician, Ammunition Tr., Co. D, 81st Div., Reg. 306 Ammunition Tr. Son of J. J. and Cora Peck, of Rowan County. Entered service April 1, 1918, at Salisbury, N.C. Was sent to Camp Jackson, S. C. Transferred to Camp Mills, L. I. Sent overseas to Liverpool, Eng., Aug. 8, 1918. Fought at Argonne Offensive. Landed in USA June 22, 1919. Was in Volunteer Band with 306th Ammunition Tr. One year’s service in National Guard. Mustered out at Camp Jackson, June 27,...

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John R. Rickard

Corpl., Co. G, 30th Div., 119th Inf. Son of J. A. and Lillie B. Rickard, of Rowan County. Entered service Sept. 18, 1917, at Salisbury, N.C. Was sent to Camp Jackson; transferred to Camp Sevier, S. C.; overseas to Calais, France, May 28, 1918. Fought at Voormizelle, between Ypres and Cambrai Hill, Bellicourt, France. Wounded at Bellicourt Sept. 29, 1918. Nature of wound, bullet wound. Sent to General Hospital No. 73, from there to American Hospital No. 41, at Winchester, Eng. Landed in the USA April 2nd, at Charleston, S. C. Mustered out at Camp Jackson, April 9, 1919. Was hit second time by bullet, and life saved by bullet going through trench mirror and...

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Dewey Ellenburg

Private 1st Class, Co. G, 30th Div., 120th Regt., Inf. Son of J. C. and Mrs. Mary Ellenburg, of Rowan County. Husband of Betty Ellenburg. Enlisted July 4, 1917, at Reidsville, N.C. Sent to Camp Sevier, S. C.; transferred to Camp Mills, I. Sailed May 27, 1918, for overseas, landing in Liverpool, Eng., June 2, 1918. Arrived in France a few days later and from there to Belgium. Was under shell fire for first time July 25, 1918. Was in Ypres Sector Sept. 6, 1918; Sept. 29, 1918, helped to break the Hindenburg Line. Was still in France when the armistice was signed. Returned to USA April 18, 1919. Mustered out at Camp Jackson, S. C., April 22,...

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Roscoe B. Goodman

1st Class Private, 329th Inf., 331st Div., Co. D. Born in Rowan County; the son of Mr. and Mrs. H. L. Goodman. Enlisted Jan. 15, 1917, at Durham, N.C. Was sent to Ft. Thomas, Ky., and from there to Camp Sherman, Ohio. Mustered out at Sherman, Ohio, July 5,...

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R. L. Eddleman

Private, Med. Dept. Born June 1, 1891; son of H. J. and Laura E. Eddleman; of Rowan County. Entered service April 26, 1918, at Salisbury, N.C. Was sent to Camp Jackson. Transferred to Ft. Oglethorpe, Ga., from there to Allentown, Pa. Overseas to France, Sept. 8, 1918. Was stationed at Base Hospital No. 202, Orleans, France. Landed in USA April 20, 1919. Mustered out at Camp Lee, Va., May 12,...

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Nevin W. Earnhardt

Sgt., C. A. C., Co. B, 54th Regt.; of Rowan County; son of W. Earnhardt and Mrs. Cora Earnhardt. Husband of Mrs. Alyn Earnhardt. Entered service March 24, 1917, at Salisbury, N.C. Sent to Ft. Caswell, N.C. Transferred to Camp Merritt, N. J. Sailed for France Oct. 14, 1918. Sailed for USA Feb. 28th. Landed March 7, 1919. Mustered out at Camp Lee, Va., March 18,...

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Leroy Bostian

Mechanic, Evacuation Ambulance Co. 10. Son of H. S. and Emma Bostian, of Rowan County. Entered service April 26, 1918, at Salisbury, N.C. Was sent to Camp Jackson, S. C. Transferred to Green Leaf, Ga., then to Camp Hill, Va. Overseas to Brest, France, August 12, 1918. Fought at St. Meheil and Argonne offensive. Landed in the United States, July 6, 1919. Mustered out at Camp Lee, Va., July 19,...

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Joseph Earl Blalock

Sergt. Field Artly., Btry. F, Div. F. A. R. D., 8th Reg.; of Rowan County; son of B. O. and Mrs. Addie L. Blalock. Husband of Grorgie A. Blalock. Entered service Aug. 10, 1918, at Salisbury, N.C. Sent to Camp Jackson, S. C. Mustered out at Camp Jackson, S. C., Dec. 9,...

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Max L. Barker

Major, Inf., 81st Div., 321st Reg.; of Rowan County; son of William R. and Mrs. Mary E. Barker. Husband of Mrs. Nellie (Vanderford) Barker. Entered service N.C. N. G., 4th Inf., Feb. 23, 1897. Served 5 months in Army of Cuban Occupation. Promoted to 2nd Lt. 3rd Inf., N.C. N. G. May 3, 1899. 1st Lt. 3rd Inf., N.C. N. G., Nov. 27, 1902. Capt. 1st Inf. April 4, 1904. Major C. A. C. Aug. 4, 1908. Lt. Col. C. A. C. July 4, 1912. Colonel N.C. N. G., retired March 15, 1914. Major 321st Inf. USA Aug. 15, 1917. Sent to Ft. Oglethorpe, Ga. Transferred to Camp Jackson, S. C., to Camp Upton, N. Y. Sailed for France July 29, 1918. Fought at Ban de Sapt, Vosges, Sept. 18 to Oct. 15, 1918; Meuse-Argonne offensive Oct. 28 to Nov. 11, 1918. Returned to USA March 19th, 1919. Mustered out at Camp Dix, N. J., March 20,...

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