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Corpl. Co. C, 117th Regt. 30th Div.; son of Mr. and Mrs. D. B. Bane, of Durham County, N.C. Entered service Sept. 6, 1917, from Durham. Sent to Camp Sevier. Transferred to Camp Mills. Overseas to France May 11, 1918. Was in all engagements with his company until wounded by shell fire, Oct. 9, 1918. Awarded D. S. Cross for extraordinary heroism in battle of Busigny, France, Oct. 9, 1918, by Gen. Pershing. Also Croix De Gurre with Gold Star from French Govt. Returned to USA March 28, 1919. Mustered out at Oglethorpe, April 13, 1919.