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Sergt., Inf., Co. I, 120th Regt., 30th Div. Born in Guilford County; son of J. J. and Mrs. Jos. Scott Smith. Entered the service May, 1917, at Burlington, N.C., and sent to Camp Sevier, S. C., transferred to Camp Merritt. Sailed for France May 11, 1918. Promoted to Sergt. September, 1917. Fought at Ypres, Meuse-Argonne and Canal Sector. Wounded at Argonne Oct. 10th by shrapnel and sent to hospital at Rouen, France, Oct. 12th. Returned to the USA April 13, 1919, and mustered out of the service at Camp Jackson, S. C., April 18, 1919.