Joel W. Thrasher
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1st Class Private, Co. C, Dixie Div., 5th Regt. Born Feb. 10, 1891; son of Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Thrasher, of Hart, Ga. Entered service July 19, 1916, at Macon, Ga. Was sent to Camp Harris, Ga., from there to Camp Cotton, El Paso, Texas. Was on border five months. Went to France July 6, 1918; stationed at Tours, France, on M. P. duty. Was put on special duty at Atlanta, Ga., recruiting duty. Transferred to Macon, Ga., and saw service as M. P. Transferred to Camp Greene, N.C. Was then sent to Hospital Base, Camp Greene, N.C. Mustered out at Camp Gordon, Ga., April 18, 1919.