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2nd Lt., Inf., Co. F, 87th Div., 346th Regt.; of Halifax County; son of J. M. and Mrs. Lellia Lawrence Tillery. Husband of Mrs. Georgette Brand Tillery. Volunteered for service July 18, 1917, at Greensboro, N.C. Sent to Ft. Oglethorpe, Ga., transferred to Camp Pike, Ark., to Camp Dix, N. J. Sailed for France Aug. 23, 1918. Promoted to rank of 2nd Lt. Nov. 27, 1917. Was transferred while in France to 17th Engineers. Returned to USA July 18, 1919. Mustered out at Hoboken, N. J., July 22, 1919.