Private 1st Class, 2nd Co., 1st Corps, Artillery Park. Born in Durham County; son of Mr. and Mrs. J. T. Ray. Entered service Feb. 25, 1918, at Durham, N.C. Sent to Camp Jackson, S. C., and from there to Camp Merritt, N. J. Sailed for France May 22, 1918. Fought at Champagne, Marne defensive, Aisne-Marne offensive, Oise-Aisne offensive, Verdun, Chateau Thierry Sector, Meuse-Argonne offensive. Was with army of occupation in Germany seven months. Mustered out at Camp Lee, Va., Aug. 10, 1919.
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