Thursday, October 25, 2018
SGT Dennis Simmons Twiford
After entering the Army, Dennis was assigned to E Company 116th Infantry. He rose through the ranks to become a CPL and then a SGT. According to published reports, SGT Twiford was wounded by 3 machinegun bullets striking him in the chest on 18 Oct 1918. He died of those wounds on 25 Oct 1918.
SGT Twiford was repatriated in 1936 and re-interred in East Lake Baptist Church Cemetery in East Lake, North Carolina.