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Mechanic, Inf., Co. I, 119th Regt., 30th Div. Born in Chowan County; son of John and Julie Lassiter. Husband of Mrs. Ethel Lassiter. Entered the service Feb. 29, 1916, at Edenton, N.C. Sent to Camp Glenn, N.C. Transferred to Camp Sevier, S. C. Sailed for France May 28, 1918. Promoted Mechanic June, 1916. Fought in all engagements of the 30th Div. Had seven months’ service on the Mexican border. Returned to the USA at Charleston, S. C., April 2, 1919, and mustered out of the service at Camp Jackson, S. C., April 24, 1919.