Collection: North Carolina World War 1 Military Records

Ralph W. Hood

Was called into limited service in the medical department at Rock Hill, S. C., Sept. 4, 1918, and sent to Camp Greenleaf, Ga. On Sept. 24, 1918, he was dispatched with a body of men to duty at USA General Hospital No. 16, New Haven, Conn. Private Hood served three months at duty in the medical department and because of physical disability was placed in the hospital for three months for observation and treatment. On April 1, 1919, he was returned to duty and immediately attached to the Quartermaster Corps, and two months later he was promoted to Sergt. and made Finance Sergt. for that Army Post. He received his discharge Aug. 29, 1919, and was retained in a civilian capacity at that Hospital to close out the finance features of that post, the hospital having been taken over by the United States Public Health Service. Sergt. Hood arrived in Charlotte about the middle of November last, after having completed his work at the...

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Mercer C. Parrot

Lt., Med. Corps, in the Navy. Entered service in the 5th Naval District; the son of George F. and Julia F. Parrott, of Lenoir County. Husband of Corinne Hancock Parrott. Resident of Kinston, N.C., going from there to Norfolk, Va., Nov. 17, 1917. Commissioned Lt. Jr. grade August, 1917; Lt. Sr. grade July 1, 1918. Mustered out at Norfolk, Va., Feb. 4,...

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R. E. Lee

Seaman 2nd Class, U. S. Navy; of Union County; son of W. S. and Ella Lee Entered service June 14, 1918, at Monroe, N.C. Sent to Naval Base, Hampton Roads, Va. Promoted to rank of Seaman 2nd Class when enlisted. Mustered out at Camp Hampton Roads, Va., Dec. 1,...

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J. W. Ward

1st Class Machinist, Aviation (Naval). Born in Pasquotank County; the son of Johnathan and Mrs. Sarah Ward. Husband of Emma Ward. Entered service Sept. 13, 1917, at Elizabeth City, N.C. Sent to Hampton Roads, Va., from there to Camp Greene, N.C., Sept. 10, 1918. Promoted to rank of 1st Class Machinist August, 1918. In charge of transportation at Camp Greene, N.C., from Sept. 10, 1918, to March 15, 1919. Mustered out at Camp Greene, N.C., March 15,...

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Charles Bryan Ward

Sergt. 1st Class, Det. No. 6, A. S. A. P.; of Nash County; son of W. and Mrs. Rosa Ward. Husband of Mrs. Marie Gay Ward. Entered service Jan. 21st at Detroit, transferred from Detroit No. 6 to No. 1 Det., Washington, D. C. Served at Packard Plant in charge of Liberty Motors. Mustered out at Camp Meiggs, Washinggton, D. C., March 14,...

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Charlie B. Walton

Private 1st Class, M. T. C. No. 330, 330th Regt.; of Wilson County; son of Dr. C. B. and Mrs. Ora Walton. Husband of Mrs. Mattie Walton. Entered service Aug. 30, 1918, at Wilson, N.C. Sent to Camp Greene, N.C., transferred to Camp Jessup, Ga. On convoy service. Mustered out at Camp Jessup, Ga., April 21,...

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Bryan C. Walters

Corpl., M. G. Brig., Co. A, 30th Div., 115th Regt.; of Gaston County; son of J. H. and Margaret Walters. Husband of Hattie Noles Walters. Entered service June 25, 1917, at Gastonia, N.C. Promoted to rank of Corpl. July 1, 1918. Fought at Nauroy, Premont, Vaux-Andigny, Selle River, Hindenburg Line, Bellicourt, Voormizelle, Mt. Kimmel. Returned to USA March 22nd, Newport News, Va. Mustered out at Camp Jackson April 2,...

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Joseph E. Walters

Machinist 1st Class, C. A. C., Hdqrs. Co., 75th C. A. C. From Robeson County; son of J. B. and Rebecca Walters. Husband of Mrs. Lulu May Walters. Entered the service at Lumberton, N.C., July 15, 1918, and sent to Clemson College, S. C., transferred to Charleston, S. C., and from there to Camp Merritt. Taken from boat to embarkation hospital at Hoboken, N. J. Mustered out of the service at Camp Lee, Va., Dec. 15,...

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C. R. Welch

Sergt., Inf., Co. A, 30th Div., 120th Regt.; of Davidson County; son of M. M. and Mrs. M. E. Welch. Entered service March 2, 1914, at Lexington, N.C. Sent to Camp Stewart, Tex. Sailed for Calais, France, May 24, 1918. Promoted to rank of Sergt. Nov. 27, 1916. Fought at Ypres. Wounded in both legs at the battle of Vaux-Andigny Oct. 10, 1918. Was sent to No. 21 Red Cross Hospital in Devon, Eng. Returned to USA March 19, 1919. Mustered out at Camp Jackson April 9,...

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Fred Welch

1st Class Private, Co. D, 30th Div., 119th Regt. Born March, 1889; son of M. M. and Mrs. Mary E. Welch, of Davidson County. Entered service Aug. 26, 1918, at Lexington, N.C. Sent to Camp Jackson, S. C., transferred to Camp Sevier, S. C. Overseas to France May 28, 1918. Fought at Ypres Sector, Hindenburg Drive. Killed during Hindenburg Drive, Sept. 29, 1918. Buried in Roscell,...

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W. D. Weeks

Private 1st Class, M. G., Co. C, 83rd Div.; of Edgecombe County; son of K. L. and Mrs. Emma Weeks. Entered service July 21, 1918, at Weldon, N.C. Sent to Camp Hancock, Ga., transferred to Camp Merritt. Sailed for France Nov. 17, 1918. Arrived in USA Feb. 1, 1919, New York. Mustered out at Camp Lee, Va., Feb. 14,...

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Paul Weeks

1st Class Private, Co. C, 30th Div., 105 Engr. Regt. Born in Catawba County; the son of S. and Mrs. Lizzie Weeks. Husband of Mrs. Carrie Weeks. Entered service May 14, 1917, at Newton, N.C. Sent to Camp Sevier, S. C., transferred to Camp Mills, N. Y. Went to France May 20, 1918. Fought at Ypres, Bellicourt, Hindenburg Line, La Selle. Returned to the USA May 7, 1919. Mustered out at Camp Lee, Va., May 17,...

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W. E. Webb

1st Sergt., Co. K, 30th Div., 119th Regt.; of Wilson County; son of M. Frank and Mrs. Nannie Webb. Husband of Mrs. G. L. Webb. Entered service May 4, 1915, at Wilson, N.C. Sent to Camp Glenn, Morehead. Transferred to Camp Greene, then to Camp Sevier, Greenville, S. C., then to Camp Merritt. Sailed for France May 11, 1918. Served on Mexican border seven months. Mustered out at Camp Jackson April 7,...

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G. B. Weaver

Private 1st Class, Co. C, 81st Div., 306th F Signal; of Rowan County; son of W. A. and Mrs. S. A. Weaver. Husband of Mrs. Nealie L. Weaver. Entered service May 29, 1917, at Salisbury, N.C. Sent to Camp Jackson, S. C., transferred to Camp Sevier, S. C., then to Camp Mills, L. I., N. Y. Mustered out at Camp Merritt, N. J., Nov. 10,...

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Gentery Weant

Private, Engrs., Co. E, 30th Div., 105th Regt.; of Rowan County; son of J. H. and Mrs. Cora Weant. Husband of Mrs. Eva Weant. Entered service March 30, 1918, at High Point, N.C. Sent to Camp Jackson, transferred to Camp Sevier, Greenville, S. C., to Camp Mills. Sailed for France; landed July 2, 1918. Voormizelle, Belgium, Sept. 1st; Bellicourt Sept. 29th; La Selle River; Mazinghein, France, Oct. 17th to 20th. Returned to USA April 19, 1919; landed at Charleston, S. C. Mustered out at Camp Jackson, S. C., April 24,...

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