Paul Howe Manley of Napoli enlisted in the Hospital Corps, U.S. Navy May 16, 1917; he was officially sworn into the Navy May 22, 1917, and is now, in 1920 rated as a Pharmacist's Mate, First Class.
Paul Merle Studd, serial no. 1,734,070, sergeant of Battery B. 307 Field Artillery, was inducted into service September 26, 1917 from Napoli at Salamanca; sent to Camp Dix, N.J.; trained there until May 6, 1918; served with the A.E.F. in France from May 27, 1918 to May 14, 1919.
Promoted to first class private in December 1917; to rank of gunner corporal July 9, 1918; to rank of sergeant April 18, 1919. He was in the following engagements: St. Mihiel offensive, Meuse-Argonne, Toul Sector, Preny raid, Toul Sector, Grand Pre attack. Character excellent. He was honorably discharged at Camp Dix May 22, 1919.
Olin B. Marsh of Napoli was inducted into the service at Salamanca, N.Y. Sept. 26, 1917. He trained at Camp Dix, N.J.; served with Battery B 307th Field Artillery from Sept. 26, 1917 untl May 6, 1918; with Headquarters Co. 307th F.A. from May 6, 1918 to May 21, 1919. He served with the A.E.E. in France from May 6, 1918 to May 21, 1919.
His rank: September 26, 1917, private; December 18, 1917, private 1st class; April 22, 1918, Corporal; August 8, 1918, sergeant. Marksmanship, not qualified; horsemanship, fine; character, excellent. Engagements: St. Mihiel offensive, Meuse-Argonne, Toul sector, Preny raid, Toul sector, Grand Pre attack. Discharged at Camp Dix May 27, 1919.
Floyd Jones of Napoli, serial no. 267,429; first class sergeant; First Air Service Mechanics Regiment Co. 16, 4th Battalion, A.P.O. 714 A.E.F. France. Inducted into the service November 22, 1917, at Salamanca, N.Y. Served in France with the French from March 9, 1918 to March 10, 1919. He left the U.S. for foreign service February 10, 1918 and returned to U.S. June 18, 1919. He is entitled to wear two gold chevrons. He was honorably discharged from the service June 20, 1919.
Cecil Paul Stankey of Napoli was inducted into the service at Salamanca, N.Y. July 22, 1918. He arrived at Camp Dix, N.J., July 25, 1918. About August 5 he was assigned to the 59th Pioneer Infantry Company D and left Camp Dix for France August 27, 1918, sailing August 30. He arrived in France September 6, and was sent to the front lines to work. He was under fire at all times until November 11, 1918. He worked at many places in France,. In February 1919, while working at demolition, he suffered a hernia and was sent to a hospital. He was shifted to different hospitals, always going homeward until April 27, 1919, he sailed for the U.S. and arrived in New York May 5, 1919. He was first taken to Hospital no. 3, New York and thence to the General Hospital at 38 Eastview N.Y. for an operation, From there he was transferred to Hospital No. 2, Fort Henry, Maryland, and thence to Camp Dix where he was discharged August 5, 1919.
Frank D. Higgins, Co. G 33rd Infantry, enlisted at Jamestown, N.Y. July 9, 1918. He left Jamestown, enroute to Buffalo, Cleveland and Columbus, for New Orleans, thence to Colon, Panama, where he arrived August 22, 1918. After being at several different camps he left the Canal Zone on submarine chasers for David forty miles south of the Costa Rican border, returning to Panama September 13, 1918. On September 21, 1919, he boarded the transport "Great Northern Pacific" for the U. S. He was discharged from the service October 1, 1919. This soldier was 19 years of age.
Leslie Shearer was inducted at Salamanca, N.Y., February 27, 1918. He was sent to Camp Upton, and thence on March 29 he went overseas as cook in the 302nd Engineers. He served in the following drives: Baccarat, Vesle, Aisne, Meuse and Argonne. He landed in America on his return May 2, 1919. He was discharged May 10, 1919. Walter R. Jones was called to Camp Jackson, S.C. September 3, 1918. He served as private in Battery D, 14th Regiment A.E.F.A.R.D. He died at the Base Hospital in Camp Jackson October 5, 1918, with bronchial pneumonia. His body was brought to his mother's home in Randolph, N.Y. and buried in the Napoli Cemetery October 11, 1918.
William Frank also enlisted from Napoli, but his record at the present time cannot be secured.
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