1st Class Private, 116th Reg., 42nd Div., Co. M. Born in Wayne County; son of Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Short. Entered the service July 1, 1917, at Freemont, N.C. Was sent to Camp Jackson, S. C., and from there to Camp Sevier, S. C. Was sent to France July 1, 1918. Wounded in battle Oct. 13, 1918. Died Oct. 17, 1918. Buried in France.
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