Thursday, October 11, 2018

PFC Carl William Smith

PFC Carl William Smith was born 15 Apr 1897 in Rowan County, North Carolina to Joseph Henry and Susan Eugenia (Poteat) Smith.  The family farmed.

Carl was assigned to C Company 116th Infantry soon after mobilization and was with the unit at Camp McClellan.  He was killed in action on 11 Oct 1918.

PFC Smith is buried in the Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery. There is a cenotaph for him in the Saint Enoch Lutheran Church Cemetery in Kannapolis, North Carolina.

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