Collection: North Carolina World War 1 Military Records

Phyleckster Willett

Sergt., F. A., Band Hdqrs., 30th Div., 113th Regt.; son of W. J. Willett. Husband of Mrs. Susan Saine Willett. Entered service at Kannapolis, N.C., July 20, 1917. Sent to A. & E. College July 29, 1917. Transferred to Camp Sevier. Promoted to rank of Sergt. July 25, 1917. Mustered out at Camp Sevier March 13,...

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Brice J. Willeford

Enlisted at Concord, N.C., July 13, 1917, 113th F. A., 30th Div., Btry. F. Reported for duty at Camp Sevier, Greenville, S. C. Sailed for France May 27, 1918. Trained at Camp Coequidon Artly. Camp. Was in the St. Mihiel drive and Argonne Forest offensive. Sailed for USA March 6, 1919; discharged March 29th at Camp...

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J. R. Willand

Private, Hdqrs. Co., Depot Div., 8th Regt. Born in Beaufort County, N.C., July 29, 1896; son of A. and Mrs. Mary D. Willand. Entered the service Aug. 27, 1917, and sent to Camp Jackson, S. C., and transferred to Camp Hill, Va., and back to Camp Jackson, S. C. Mustered out of the service at Camp Jackson, S....

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Harvey N. Wilkins

Private, M. G. Co., 30th Div., 119th Regt.; of Stokes County; son of Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Wilkins. Entered service Sept. 20, 1917, at Danbury, N.C. Sent to Camp Jackson, transferred to Camp Sevier, Greenville, S. C., then to Camp Merritt, N. J. Sailed for France May 28, 1918. On Ypres Front Aug. 19th to Sept. 1st; Bellicourt Sept. 29, 1918; Busigny Oct. 8th; Mazinghein Oct. 17th. Returned to USA April 2nd. Mustered out at Camp Jackson April 7,...

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Charlie V. Wilkins

Mechanic, Co. M, 30th Div., 120th Regt.; of Durham County; son of C. B. and Mrs. D. Wilkins. Entered service in 1917 at Durham, N.C. Sent to Camp Sevier, S. C. Sailed for France May 17, 1918. Killed at Battle of Hindenburg Line Sept. 29, 1918. Buried at Bony Aisne, No. 636, American...

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A. G. Willis

Private, Btry. B, 30th Div., 113th Regt.; of Beaufort County; son of E. K. and Mrs. Willis. Entered service June 2, 1917, at Washington, N.C. Sent to Camp Sevier, transferred to Kelly Field, to Camp Richfield, Tex., then to Camp Jackson. Promoted to rank of Sergt. Mustered out at Camp Jackson Dec. 31,...

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Joseph W. Williford

Private 1st Class, M. G., Co. A, 30th Div., 115th Regt.; of Charleston, S. C.; son of L. C. and Mrs. A. O. Williford. Entered service July 4, 1917, at Gastonia, N.C. Sent to Camp Sevier, S. C. Sailed for France July 13, 1918. Promoted to 1st Class Private Sept. 1, 1917. Returned to USA March 8, 1919. Mustered out at Camp Lee, Va., April 8,...

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Margaret M. Griffin Wishart

Daughter of the late Thomas and Katherine Griffin, of Corning, New York; wife of Dr. Wm. E. Wishart, of Charlotte, N.C. Was on the staff at the General Hospital, Rochester, N. Y., as nurse when U. S. entered the war. Joined the Red Cross Service in December, 1917, and assigned as Army Nurse to Base Hospital at Camp Travis, San Antonio, Texas. Remained in service until June 1, 1918, and was mustered out at Camp Travis, Texas, on that...

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Thomas Wayne Williams

Corpl., Ord. Co., A. O. D. 303; of Robeson County; son of Mr. and Mrs. W. M. Williams. Entered service May 6, 1918, at Maxton, N.C. Sent to Camp Hancock, Ga., transferred to Camp Merritt. Sailed for France Sept. 31, 1918. Returned to USA July 27, 1919. Seven months with Army of Occupation in Germany. Mustered out at Mitchell Field July 31,...

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Harry F. Williams

1st Class Private, Coast Artly., Btry. D, 61st Regt. Born in Henderson County; the son of J. W. and Annie C. Williams. Entered service July 17, 1917, at Hendersonville, N.C. Sent to Ft. Caswell, transferred to Camp Johnston, from there to Ft. Scriven. Went to France. Mustered out at Camp Lee, Va., March 8,...

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Truman G. Williams

Private 1st Class, Med. Corps, Co. Base Hospital No. 65; of Wake County; son of L. D. and Mrs. Alice Williams. Entered service March 1, 1918, at Raleigh, N.C. Sent to Ft. McPherson. Sailed for France Sept. 15, 1918. Returned to USA May 29, 1919, at New York. Mustered out at Camp Lee, Va., June 21,...

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William E. Wishart

Capt. Med. Corps; son of the late J. J. and Fannie Wishart, of Mecklenburg County, and husband of Margaret M. Griffin Wishart. Entered service Sept. 12, 1917, at Charlotte, N.C. Sent to M. O. T. C. at Ft. Oglethorpe, Ga. Transferred to Camp Travis, Base Hospital duty; from there to Hoboken and sailed for France Sept. 1, 1918. Commissioned 1st Lt., Aug. 15, 1917. Promoted to Captain April, 1919. Present at engagements at Verdun, Meuse-Argonne, St. Mihiel. Did duty at Bazailles, Sur-Meuse Base Hospital No. 81, in charge of Respitory and Urological cases. Received French Government Citation for attention to sick and wounded soldiers and civilians. While at Camp Travis attended over 1,300 cases of pneumonia and empyema; later had charge of eight double wards Urological work. Returned to U. S. June 4, 1919. Mustered out at Camp Dix, June 13,...

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Henry Elliot Williams

Capt., Q. M. C. Casualty. Born in Cumberland County; the son of W. L. Williams and Mrs. Mary Eliza Elliot Williams. Husband of Mrs. Minnie P. Williams. Entered service July 9, 1917, at Charleston, S. C. Sent to Hdqrs., S. E. D., Charleston, S. C., July 9, 1917. Overseas to France Dec. 5, 1917. At Charleston Hdqrs. had charge of leasing camp sites and supply water and electricity to camps in S. E. D. To Dijon as Q. M., to St. Nazaire as Ex. Officer Q. M., Depot No. 1. Was sent to the front as Regulating Officer; to Coblenz as Ex. Officer Q. M. C., Army of Occupation. Returned to USA July 11, 1919. Mustered out at Hoboken July 12,...

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F. A. Williams

Seaman; of Craven County; son of A. M. and Mrs. Fanny Williams. Entered service May 22, 1918, at Vanceboro. Sent to St. Helena, Va., then to U. S. S. Geanette, then to U. S. S. Skiner. One trip overseas. Mustered out at Baltimore, Md., Dec. 15,...

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Ishman Rowland Williams

Capt., Inf., Co. C, 3rd Div., 7th Regt.; of Harnett County; son of Marshall McD. and Mrs. Mary L. H. Williams. Entered service Aug. 27, 1917, at Dunn, N.C. Sent to Ft. Oglethorpe, transferred to Camp Greene. Sailed for France April 6, 1918. Promoted to rank of 2nd Lt. Oct. 26, 1917; 1st Lt. Nov. 13, 1918; to Capt. May 10, 1919. Fought at Aisne defensive June 2 to 6, 1918; Bois De Belleau June 15th to 21st; Marne defensive and Aisne-Marne offensives July 8 to 23, 1918. Wounded at Aisne-Marne offensive July 23 by shell, one pounder explosion. Sent to Base Hospital No. 23, France. In January received in France D. S. C., also Croix de Guerre for Aisne-Marne. Was with Army of Occupation from November to March 1, 1919. From March 1st to June 23rd was student of the A. E. F., Oxford University. Returned to USA July 13, 1919. Mustered out at Camp Dix Aug. 19,...

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