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1st Lt., Inf. Co., Btn. Adj., 30th Div., 120th Regt. Born in Durham County May 26, 1894; son of Jno. W. and Mrs. Frances Motley. Husband of Octavia Jordon. Entered service May 23, 1917, at Durham, N.C. Sent to Camp Sevier. Transferred to Camp Merritt. Sailed for France June, 1918. Promoted to Sergt. October, 1917. In November, 1917, promoted to 2nd Lt. and 1st Lt. May, 1918. Fought at Ypres, Bellicourt, Canal Sector, St. Quentin. In all other engagements that the 120th Inf. took part. Mustered out at Camp Jackson May 3, 1919.