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Private, 1st Class, In., Co. A, 30th Div., 119th Regt.; of Halifax County; son of F. and Sarah Goers. Husband of Mrs. Catherine Smith Goers. Entered service June 21, 1916, at Rocky Mount, N.C. Sent to Camp Glenn, N.C. Transferred to Camp Jackson, S. C. Sailed for France May 27, 1918. Fought in all the 119th engagements. Served on the border for 15 days. Was stationed at Camp Stewart, El Paso, Texas, five months and 23 days. Transferred from Goldsboro to New Bern, N.C., to bridge duties. Returned to USA April 2, 1919, Charleston, S. C. Mustered out at Camp Jackson, S. C., May 16, 1919.