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Corporal Inf., Co. F, 30th Div., 120th Reg. County of Franklin; born Sept. 15, 1895; son of S. R. and Edith Mitchell. Entered service May 20, 1913, at Franklinton, N.C. Sent to Camp Sevier, S. C. Sailed for France May 12, 1918. Promoted to Corpl. June 19, 1916. Fought at Ypres. Wounded at Ypres, Belgium. Trench duty July 20, 1918. Wounded with shrapnel. Killed at battle of City of Martin, France, Oct. 18, 1918. On Mexican border six months. Was in N.C. N. G. from May 20, 1913, until mustered into Federal service in 1917.