Monday, November 26, 2018

Names of 37 N.C. Soldiers Who Died, 10 Missing in Action, Released Nov. 26, 1918

From The Commonwealth, Scotland Neck, N.C., Nov. 26, 1918. Although the fighting has ended, the Army continues to publish two daily casualty list.

2,801 Loses in Two Lists

Washington, Nov. 26—The two lists issued today by the War Department, giving the names of those meeting with casualties that probably occurred during October and only just tabulated, give 2,801 names, of which there were 60 North Carolina men, as follows:


Killed in Action

Lieutenant Robert E. Farmer of Anderson
Sergeant Leon L. Daughtry of Newton Grove

Corporal—Jacob T. C (can’t read last name) of Enfield
Private George H. Frady of Skyland

Private John D. Grant of High Point
Private Rone L. Coffey of Shulls Mill

Private Andrew J. Collins of Lakesville
Private Isadore Duschkin of Salisbury

Private William C. Davidson of Mount Ulla
Private Henry H. Arrington of Waynesville

Private Carl W. Smith of China Grove
Private Amos C. Lewis of Candor

Private Cecil P. Outland of Tyner
Private Walter West of Hope Mills

Private Howard Wetherington of Grifton
Private Benjamin H. Marshburn of Gay

Private John H. Morgan of Edenton
Private Henry G. Strong of Leaksville

Died of Wounds

Captain John E. Ray of Raleigh
Sergeant Charlie A. Speas of Cana

Private Thomas H. Colville of Lillington
Private Willie C. Hewett of Supply

Private Henry W. Pressley of Monroe
Private Frank Simmons of Gates

Died of Disease

Sergeant John W. Price of Charlotte
Private Daniel G. Barnett of Freitland

Private Henry Crowell of Monroe
Private Joseph Holden of Selma

Private Edward R. Price of Lattimore
Private Peter A. Spruill of Littleton

Private Willie M. Tucker of Mount Pleasant
Private Richard Highsmith of Williamston

Private W.F. Wellons of Selma
Private LeRoy Hooten of Washington

Died of Accident

Private Arch McLeod of Eagle Springs
Private Dave S. Neal of Fairfield
Private Harvey Oxendine of Fairmont

Wounded Severely

Private Willie A. Ferrell of Rosemary
Private Glenn H. Lawrence of Spruce Pine

Wounded, Degree Undetermined

Corporal Alfred L. Myers of Burlington
Private Nathan E. Canady of Hope Mills

Private Ernest Williams of Greensboro
Private Dexter Earp of Matthews
Private Emery P. Rouse of La Grange

Wounded Slightly

Lieutenant Willard A. Jackson of Dunn
Private Noah E. Galloway of Blounts Creek

Private James H. Kipley of Lexington
Private Richard P. Spell of Roseboro
Private Willie M. Hargis of Roxboro

Missing in Action

Private Robert S. Apple of Reidsville
Private Lawson Camp of Shelby

Private Joseph H. Church of Winston-Salem
Private Willie W. Wicker of Sanford

Private Robert H. Delvechio of Biltmore
Private Carl Hedgepeth of Lowell

Private Elijah D. Lawrence of Otway
Private M.S. Smothers of Spray

Private James. A. Wicker of Sanford
Private Ray F. Hyatt of Lexington

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