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Private, Co. 1, Artly., 3rd Army Corps. Son of Mr. and Mrs. C. R. Speight, of Pitt County. Entered service March 1, 1918, at Spring Hope, N.C. Went to Camp Jackson, then to Camp Merritt. Sailed for France March 30, 1918. Fought at Champagne, Meuse, Oise-Aisne, Chateau Thierry, Meuse-Argonne, Verdun. Gassed at Verdun Sept. 16, 1918. Served with Army of Occupation in Germany seven months. Returned to USA Aug. 3, 1919. Mustered out at Camp Lee, Va., Aug. 10, 1919.