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Sergt., 119th Inf., Co. M, 30th Div. Born in Durham County; the son of Mr. and Mrs. C. J. Stephenson. Husband of Mrs. Lizzie Stephenson. Entered the service at Durham, N.C., June 19, 1916. Was sent to Camp Sevier, S. C., and from there to Camp Merritt. Sailed for France May 2, 1918. Fought on the Hindenburg Line. Gassed at Bellicourt Oct. 3rd. Fought at Ypres Aug. 4th to 10th and Aug. 17th to Sept. 2nd; Bellicourt from Sept. 29th to Oct. 3rd; at St. Souplet Oct. 9th to 11th and Oct. 17th to 20th. Returned to USA April 1, 1919. Mustered out at Camp Jackson, S. C., April 7, 1919.