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Private, Machine Gun Btn., Co. G, 3rd Div. Born in Iredell County July 29, 1893; the son of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Arthurs. Entered the service at Asheville, N.C., Jan. 13, 1913. Was sent to Gettysburg, Pa., and from there to Camp Greene, N.C. Sailed for France March 30, 1918. Promoted to Sergt. Fought at Chatteau-Thierry. Was gassed on July 12, 1918. Was sent to the Hospital where he died of chronic tuberculosis Nov. 8, 1918. Was sent to Base Hospital, American forces, Germany. Went to the Mexican border after serving three years in the Philippines. When war was declared was sent to Camp Greene, N.C. out at Portsmouth, Va., June 14, 1919.