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Private, Inf., Co. D, 30th Div., 119th Inf.; of Wilson County; son of Warren and Mrs. Gillie Ellis. Entered service June, 1916, at Wilson, N.C. Sent to Camp Glenn, N.C. Transferred to Camp Sevier, S. C., then to Camp Merritt, N. J. Sailed for Calais, France, June 7, 1918. Fought at Ypres July 27th to Aug. 2, 1918, at Bellicourt, Premont, Busigny, Ribeauville, Mazinghein and Hindenburg drive. Served on Mexican border eleven months. Arrived in USA from St. Nazaire, France, April 2, 1919. Mustered out at Camp Jackson, S. C., April 7, 1919.