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In 1911, Joe entered the Army and was discharged in 1914. After entering the Army again, Joe was assigned to G Company 116th Infantry. When the unit shipped out for France aboard the USS Finland, Joe was just a SGT. He was later promoted to 1SG. 1SG Procise was killed in action on 9 Oct 1918.
1SG Procise was buried in the Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery.
Brother John Lewis Procise was in service from 1914-1916. Paternal grandfather Joseph Darby Procise served in both the Mexican and Civil Wars and died 15 Jul 1863 possibly in the vicinity of Falling Waters, Virginia while serving with G Company 41st Virginia Volunteer Infantry.