Photo: 80th Division, U.S. ArmyAge at Enlistment: 22
Length of Service: 1917-1919
Unit: 318th Infantry Regiment, 80th Division (“Blue Ridge Division”); Digital Photos and records can be found here. You can watch 318th Infantry, 80th Division video here.
Service Record: Enlisted in Co. D on 21 Sep 1917; honorably discharged on 3 Jun 1919; Co. D and the 318th stayed in France after the war ended for almost 9 months, leaving Brest, France on the U.S.S. Maui on 17 May 1919; arrival is not listed, but likely late May 1919; entered Camp at Newport News, Va.
Survived War: Yes
Cemetery / Burial: Arlington National Cemetery, Va.; veterans headstone, section 33, Grave Lot # 5240Soldier Info: Born in Smythe Co., VA in 1895; Died Maryland in 1955
Relationship to Author: 1st cousin 3x