Gunners’ Mate, 1st Class, Navy; of Pasquotank County; son of Cliff and Addie Harris. Husband of Dorothy Harris. Entered service April 6, 1917, at Elizabeth City, N.C. Sent to Norfolk Va., then to U. S. S. “Messick,” to U. S. S. “Montgomery,” then to St. Helena Training Station to help put 128 S. C. in commission. Went across on her and was in naval battle on taking Austrian Dorazzo. Austrian Sub. Base, near Dorazzo. One year in overseas duty. After Nov. 11th was doing relief duty with Red Cross in Far East. Received medal from Italian Government. Mustered out at Camp Hampton Roads, July 2, 1919.
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