From Camp Travis
Navarro County, Texas
|NEWS FROM CAMP TRAVIS
Items of Interest Concerning Boys Well Known Here
Company D, 359th Infantry regrets to announce the desertion from
the service of one of its members a short while ago. The man not
County man was captured shortly after his get away and brought
back to the Camp where he was placed in confinement, and now
awaits his trial.
Sergeant Harry Spicer of Hillsboro and Corporals Hal C. Johnson
of Kerens, Ama Carpenter of Kerens, Wayne B. Frederick of
Blooming Grove, Bob Calvin of Waxahachie, Co. D, 359th infantry
have gone on to Leon Springs in advance of the company to take
special instruction in handling the new English Enfield Rifle.
These men will help instruct the company after it goes out on
the rifle range.
Privates A. D. Gilliland of Kerens and Noel Jackson of Corsicana
of Company D. 359th Infantry are attending the special class in
being conductod by Lieut Donohue, an expert in this line.
Privates Harry Wiggins of Ennis and Edgar Womack of Corsicana,
Co. D. 359th Infantry have been appointed Buglers for the
Private Noel Jackson from Corsicana Co. D. 359th Inf. has been
transferred to Headquarters Company, of 359th Infantry.
Sergeant Oscar C. Ingram from Blooming Grove has been appointed
and is now serving as First Sergeant in Co. D. 359th Infantry.
First class Private Morris A. Lockhart of Ennis, but well known
in Corsicana, has been assigned to clerical work in the office
in Co. D. 359th Inf.
and has been appointed corporal.
Private Clark D. Walton, clerk of Battery A. 344 F. A. has been
detailed to attend the French night school for a study of the
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Edward L. Williams