Thomas B. Suiter
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Capt., 3rd Div., 38th Inf., M. G. Co. Born in Northampton County; the son of Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Suiter. Entered the service at Rocky Mount, N.C., Aug. 27, 1917. Was sent to Ft. Oglethorpe, Ga., and from there to Camp Greene, N.C. Transferred to Camp Merritt. Sailed for France March 31, 1918. Promoted to rank of 1st Lt. Nov. 27, 1917, and to rank of Capt. July 30, 1918. Ship was hit by submarine Sept. 4, 1918, returning to U. S. Thirty-six were killed. Transferred to 44th M. G. Btn., Capt. of Co. C, Oct. 25, 1918. Returned to the USA Sept. 17, 1918. Mustered out at Camp Logan Dec. 21, 1918. His father was in the Civil War and was wounded.