Rockbridge County, Virginia Genealogy Trails
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Virginia Military Institute

Class of 1917

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(Transcribed and Submitted to Genealogy Trails by Chris Davis)
(Source: Register of Former Cadets, Centinnial Edition, Virginia Military Institute, Lexington, Virginia. Published 1939)

Explanation of symbols and abbreviations.

Cadets entered the lowest class unless otherwise noted, or indicated by graduation in less than the number of years in the standard course.
At the head of each class list has been shown the number of cadets who are graduated in course and those who were subsequently graduated.
The place from which the cadet matriculated follows the name; then the period of cadetship; then the class standing-- the eighth standing graduate being printed thus - Grad. 8. When an asterisk precedes the class standing it indicates that the cadet was declared a distinguished graduate.

An asterisk (*) before a name indicates deceased.
A dagger (†) indicates graduated.
N. S. - indicates No Stand.
Ent. - indicates entered
Rep. - indicates repeated
Names in italics have been repeated elsewhere.
Gd. - indicates left on guard at V. M. I. on April 21, 1861.
DM - indicates drillmaster in Richmond April - July, 1861.
HF
- indicates on detail sent to Harper's Ferry from V. M. I. on April 22, 1861.
yr. or year - indicates an academic year (usually about 10 months, but some.sessions varied from this standard - particularly in the period 1861 to 1865).
$ - indicates in Corps of Cadets when it was disbanded in Richmond on April 2, 1865.
- indicates that this name or title is shown on the Roster of May 11, 1864, attached to Lt. Col. Shipp's report, dated July 4, 1864.

Capitalized names - killed in battle or who died in the military service of a belligerent nation.

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(Nos 6,667 to 6,813)
56 were graduated June 15, 1917. Two were declared graduates later.

147 members.

Adams, James Beecher, Jr.; Birmingham, Ala.; 3 yrs. rep. 4th.

Baldey, Charles Thorn; New Orleans, La.; 1 yr.; U.S. Navy, World War; Traveling representative, International Milling Co., of Minneapolis, Minn.; Interstate Trust & Bkg. Co., New Orleans, La.

†Bancroft, John Townsend; Sandy Springs, Md.; 3 yrs., Grad. 33; B.S.; 2nd Lt., Engrs., U.S.A., A.E.F., World War; B. of Arch., U. of Pa.; Architect; Sandy Springs, Md.

Barnes, Allan Dale; Arlington, Texas; 3 yrs.; A.B., S.M.U. of Texas.

Barrett, Russell Syer; Newport News, Va.; 1 yr., ent. 3rd; Grad. U.S. Naval Acad.; Ensign, U.S. Navy, World War; Gen. Mgr., Chesapeake Ferry co., 706 Front St., Norfolk, Va.

Barrett, William Sydney; Newport News, Va.; 8 mos.; 1st Lt., Inf., U.S.A., A.E.F., World War; Maj., Inf., U.S.A.; care Adjt. General of Army, Washington, D.C.

Beasley, Thomas Howard; Sterling, Va.; 3 yrs., out a yr.; Capt., Inf., U.S.A., World War; Wholesale Produce Merchant; 214 Nelson St., Roanoke, Va.

Berry, William Thomas, Jr.; Lynchburg, Va.; 2 yrs.; 2nd Lt., U.S.A., World War; Secy.-Treas., The Webb Furniture Co.

†Blow, George Waller; LaSalle, Ill.; 3 yrs., Grad. *2; B.S.; 2nd Lt., F.A., U.S.A., World War; Grad. School of Architecture, Columbia Univ., 1929; Architect; LaSalle, Ill.

†Boykin, Maury Wood; Norfolk, Va.; 4½ yrs., rep. 3rd, Grad. 46; B.A., M.A.; Lt., s. g., U.S.N., World War; Teacher of Civics, Maury High School, Norfolk; Economist and Port Specialist; Res.: 720 Raleigh Ave., Norfolk, Va.

Bronson, Frederick Percival; New York City, N. Y.; 2 mos.; Salesman.

Bronson, Tyler Cook; N. Y. City, N.Y.; 2 mos.; Broker.

†Brown, Campbell Huxley; Nashville, Tenn.; 4 yrs., ent. 3rd., rep. 3rd, Grad. 26; B.S.; Capt. U.S. Marine Corps, A.E.F., World War; Maj., U.S. Marine Corps; care Navy Dept., Washington, D.C.

†Brown, Ernest Claiborne; Knoxville, Tenn.; 4 yrs., Grad. 39; B.A.; 1st Lt., Inf., U.S.A., World War; Burdette & Brown, Realtors; Penn. Mutual Life Ins. Co., 102-6 Empire Bldg., Knoxville, Tenn.

Bryan, Edward Dudley; Tarboro, N.C.; 3 yrs., rep. 3rd; 2nd Lt., Inf., U.S.A., World War; Salesman; Provident Bldg., Chattanooga, Tenn.

†Bucher, Oliver Boone; Portsmouth, Va.; 4 yrs., Grad. 20; B.S.; Capt. C.A.C., U.S.A., World War; Major, C.A., U.S.A.; care Adjt. General of Army, Washington, D. C.

†Bulkley, Edward Atkinson; Yonkers, N. Y.; 4 yrs., Grad. 42; B.S.; U.S. Army, World War; Cameron & Bulkley, Inc., Stationery, 224 E. 38th St., N. Y. C.; Res.: Sea Cliff, L. I., N.Y.

Buracker, Walter Harban; Baltimore, Md.; 2 yrs. 8½ mos., rep. 3rd; Accountant and auditor; Box 256, Luray, Va.

Burgin, Samuel Earle; Birmingham, Ala.; 1½ yrs., rep. 4th; With Mobile Shipbuilding Co.

Burton, Ben A.; Richmond, Va.; 3½ yrs., rep. 3rd. Sec'y-Treas., Reuben Burton Inc., Mfgs., Richmond, Va.; 3618 Hawthorne Ave., Richmond.

†Campbell, Hugh Alexander, Jr.; Mulberry Island, Va.; 3 yrs.; Grad. 13; B.S. in Chem..; 1st Lt., C.A.C., U.S.A., A.E.F., World War; Constr. Engr. Procurement Div., U.S. Treas. Dept., Wash., D.C.; Denbigh, Va.

Campbell, William Peyton; Augusta, Ga.; 1 yr.; 2nd Lt., F.A., U.S.A., A.E.F., World War; Capt., F.D., U.S.A., care Adjutant Genl. of Army, Washington, D.C.

†Chapin, William Evans, Jr.; Richmond, Va.; 4 yrs., Grad. *4; B.A.; M.D., Johns-Hopkins Univ.; Private U.S. Marine Corps, World War; Physician; 922 Floyd Ave., Richmond, Va.

Chittum, Harold Thomas; Timberridge, Va.; 3 yrs., rep. 4th; 1st Lt., F.A., U.S.A., A.E.F., World War; Supervisor, Dupont Rayon Co.; 528 Locust Ave., Waynesboro, Va.

†Clarke, Frederick Wylly, Jr.; Savannah, Ga.; 4 yrs., Grad. 17; B.S. in C.E.; Capt., U.S. Marine Corps, A.E.F., World War; "Croix de Guerre with Palm"; Vice-Pres., John O. Carswell Co., Motor Finance; Mgr., Insurance Dept., care The Southern Cotton Oil Co., 210 Baronne St., New Orleans, La.

*Cochran, Carrick Foster; Madison, Ind.; 1 yr.; Prvt., Base Hosp., U.S.A., A.E.F., World War; Asst. to Director, Vacuum Oil Co.; Austrian Representative Socony-Vacuum Oil Co. of N.Y.; Vienna, Austria; Died Aug. 7, 1936.

Cole, John; Norfolk, Va.; 2 yrs.; Private, U.S. Marine Corps, A.E.F., World War; L.L. B., Univ. of Va.; Lawyer; 54 Nusbaun Bldg., Norfolk, Va.

†Cole, James Edward, Jr.; Norfolk, Va.; 4 yrs., Grad. 30; B.S. in E.E.; Capt., Inf., U.S.A., A.E.F., World War; Cited; Capt., Inf., U.S.A., Ret.; care Adjt. Genl. of Army, Washington, D.C.

Collier, Eusebius Davis; Bloomfield, N.J.; 2 yrs.; Lumber Salesman; 4 Forest Drive, Bloomfield, N.J.

*COREY, JAMES LOWELL, Argos, Ind.; 1 yr.; Corp., U.S. Marine Corps., A.E.F., World War; Killed in action, Vierzy, France, July 19, 1918, during World War.

Corey, Lawrence Orien; Argos, Ind.; 1 yr.; 1st Lt., Inf., U.S.A., A.E.F., World War; Publisher, Tippecanoe Press; Monticello, Ind.

Couch, Henry Ruffner; Charleston, W. Va.; 1 yr., ent. 3rd; Chemical Engr., Eastman Kodak Co., Rochester, N.Y.

Crittenden, George Blackburn; Greenville, Miss.; 2 yrs., rep. 4th; U.S. Navy, World War; Collector in Commercial Savings Bank; Asst. Manager, Greenville Oil Works; Res.: 609 Main St., Greenville, Miss.

†Cumming, Samuel Calvin; Hampton, Va.; 6 yrs., rep. 4th & 2nd, Ex-15, ent. 2nd, Grad. 28; B.S.; Capt., U.S. Marine Corps, A.E.F., World War; "Croix de Guerre with Palm"; Lt. Col., U.S.M.C.; care of Marine Corps Hdqrs., Washington, D.C.

David, Robert F.; Newport News, Va.; 2 yrs.; 2nd Lt., U.S. Marine Corps, World War; care of W. H. Colbern, Sr., Lees Summit, Mo.

DeCew, Llewellyn; Honolulu, Hawaii; 2 mos., ent. 2nd; 2nd Lt., Engrs., U.S.A., World War; C.E., Univ. of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada; Civil Engineer; Formerly, 1534 Magaline St., Honolulu, Hawaii.

†Dillard, John Wilson; Chatham, Va.; 4 yrs., Grad. 24; B.S.; Capt., C.A.C., U.S.A., World War; Tobacconist; Raleigh Rd., Wilson, N.C.

Dixon, William Harvey; Rocky Mount, N.C.; 2 yrs., M.D., Jefferson Univ.; Physician; 108 Sunset Ave., Rocky Mount, N.C.

Dove, Paul Wilson; Baltimore, Md.; 1 yr.; Salesman.

†Driscoll, Marvin Garland; Accomac C.H., Va.; 3 yrs., Grad. 54; B.S.; Appointed Lt., U.S.A., World War, rejected account of stiff ankle; Salesman.

Early, Richard Nimrod; Dawsonville, Green co., Va.; 1 yr.; Corp., Inf., U.S.A., A.E.F., World War; Teacher; Ruckensville, Va.

†Echols, Charles Little; Glasgow, Va.; 4 yrs., Grad. 10; B.S.; 2nd Lt., F.A., U.S.A., World War; Chem. Engr., W. Va. Pulp & Paper Co., Covington, Va.

Eley, Claude Erambert; Suffolk, Va.; 2 yrs. 6 mo., rep. 3rd; U.S. Navy, World War; Commr. of Revenue, City of Suffolk; 118 Franklin St., Suffolk, Va.

Emond, Robert Alton; Birmingham, Ala.; 2 yrs., rep. 4th; Vice-Pres., W. B. Emond & Son, Merchant; Res.: 1207 S. 21st Place, Birmingham, Ala.

†*Etheridge, Fletcher Hanson; Macon, Ga.; 4 yrs., Grad. 7; B.S.; 1st Lt., Inf., U.S.A., World War; Oil Business in California; Died May 27, 1934, in San Antonio, Texas.

Ewell, Jesse Rudolph; Norfolk, Va.; 1 yr.; 2nd Lt., O.C., U.S.A., World War; Rate Dept., Seacoast Air Line Ry.; 935 W. Redgate Ave., Norfolk, Va.

*Ewing, Toulmin Hunter; New Orleans, La.; 2½ yrs., rep. 3rd; 2nd Lt., F.A., U.S.A., World War; Editor & Part Owner, Monroe (La.) News-Star and Morning World; Died April 27, 1938, at Pass Christian, Miss.

Faison, Preston King; Goldsboro, N.C.; 2 yrs., rep. 4th; 2nd Lt., Inf., U.S.A., A.E.F., World War; Foreman, The Atlantic Steel Castings Co., Chester, Pa.; 1416 Lincoln Liberty Bldg., Philadelphia, Pa.

Fetterolf, Carlos de la Mesa; Montclair, N.J.; 3½ yrs., rep. 3rd; 1st Lt., Inf., U.S.A., A.E.F., World War.

Field, Walter A.; San Jose, C. R.; 2 yrs.

†Frary, Rodney Williams
; Eustis, Fla.; 5 yrs., rep. 2nd, Grad. 49; B.S.; 2nd Lt., Inf., U.S.A., World War; M.A., Columbia Univ., 30; Prin. Center Hill H. S., Fla.; Instr. College of the City of N.Y., Dept. Math.; City College, 139 St. Convent Ave., N. Y. C.

Gallagher, John Carroll; Ft. Defiance, Va.; 1 yr.; 1st Lt., Inf., U.S.A., A.E.F., World War; Teacher, A, M. A.

Gay, John Floyd, Jr.; Montgomery, Ala.; 1 yr.

Gessner, Frederick Benedict; New Orleans, La.; 3½ yrs., rep. 3rd; Engr., Southern Bell Telephone & Telegraph Co.; Res.: 684 Yorkshire Rd., N. E., Atlanta, Ga.

†Goodman, Benjamin A.; Norfolk, Va.; 5 yrs., rep. 2nd, Grad. 21; B.S.; A.E.F., World War; Capt., U.S. Marine Corps; Sec.-Treas., Lewis Bear Co., Inc., Wholesale Grocerymen, Pensacola, Fla.; 123 Floyd Ave., Pensacola, Fla.

†Goodwin, Weir Randolph; Louisa, Va.; 3 yrs., Grad. *1; B.S.; Asst. Prof., V.M.I; Capt., U.S. Marine Corps, World War; Dist. Sales Mgt., Standard Oil Co. of N.J.; Div. Mgr., Standard Oil Co., La.; 26 Broadway, New York City, N.Y.

Green, Alfred Anderson; Ocala, Fla.; 2 yrs.; LL. B., U. of Fla.; Lawyer; Daytona Beach, Fla.

Hafter, Charles Cecil, Jr.; Greenville, Miss.; 1 yr., ent. 3rd; U.S. Navy, World War; Pres. of Hafter Co., San Diego, Calif.

†Hamlin, James Turner, Jr.; Danville, Va.; 4 yrs., Grad. 32; B.S.; Asst. Prof., V.M.I.; 1st Lt., F.A., U.S.A., World War; Partner, Hamlin & Hamlin, Wholesale Agts., Danville, Va.

Harper, Robert Newton; Danville, Va.; 2 yrs.; D.D.S., U. of Md.; Dentist; Res.: 148 Robertson Ave., Danville, Va.

†Hart, Jack Sims; Weatherford, Texas; 3 yrs., Grad. 8; B.A.; Capt., U.S. Marine Corps, A.E.F., World War; Wounded; "Medal of Honor": "D.S.C."; "Croix de Guerre"; "Navy Cross"; "C.B.E."; Ret. Major, U.S.M.C.; Banker; Weatherford, Texas.

Hayes, Ross Hamilton; Thomasville, Ga.; 2 yrs. 4 mos., rep. 4th; 2nd Lt., Inf., U.S.A., World War; Lumber Buyer; P.O. Box 915, Panama City, Fla.

Hitch, Rives Chapelle Wells; Norfolk, Va.; 1 yr.; C.P.O., U.S. Navy, World War; R. C. W. Hitch, Inc., Customs Brokers & Freight forwarders; 818 Citizens Bank Bldg., Norfolk, Va.

Holt, Henry Winston, Jr., Staunton, Va.; 2 yrs., 2nd Lt., With American forces in Germany; Capt., F.A., U.S.A.; care of Adjt. General of Army, Washington, D.C.

Horn, Albert Richard; St. Louis, Mo.; 1½ yrs., ent. 2nd, Grad. N.S.; B.S.; Reported in World War but no record received; Mfg.'s Agent and Broker; 1551 Bellevue Ave., Richmond Hghts., Mo.

Hughes, John Bell; Lynchburg, Va.; 3 yrs.; Grad, U.S. Mil. Acad., West Point, N.Y.; Capt., Corps of Engrs., U.S.A.; care of Adjt. Gen. U.S.A., Washington, D.C.

Hull, Richard MacLeod, Jr.; Savannah, Ga.; 1 yr. 1 mo.; 1st Lt., Inf., U.S.A., A.E.F., World War.

Hutchinson, Harold
; Fairmont, W. Va.; 1 yr.; Hutchinson Coal Co., McBeth, W. Va.; Res.: 626 Stratton St., Logan, W. Va.

Izard, James Johnson; Roanoke, Va.; 1 yr.; Sgt., Inf., U.S.A., A.E.F., World War; Insurance.

James, Robert Wilson; Danville, Va.; 4 yrs., out a yr., rep. 4th & 3rd; Civil Engr.; Farmer; Capitol Police, Washington, D. C.

Jones, Charles Hill; Monroe, Va.; 2 yrs.; 1st Lt., F.A., U.S.A., World War; Investment Banker; Vice-Pres., Mfrs. Trust Co.; Res.: 45 East 85th St., New York City.

Kennard, Hartwell Jones; Gonzales, Texas; 3 wks.; Capt. Inf., U.S.A., World War; Farmer and Rancher; Radio & Electrical Supplies; Gonzales, Texas.

Kimberley, John Brown, Jr.; Fort Monroe, Va.; 1 yr. 6 mos., rep. 4th; 2nd Lt., U.S.A., A.E.F., World War; Retired business man; Schley, Gloucester Co., Va.

†Lafferty, Frederick Reid; San Francisco, Calif; 3 yrs., Grad. N.S. (June 1917); Major, Cav., U.S.A.; care Adjutant Genl. of Army, Washington, D.C.

†Lawson, Joseph Stebbins; South Boston, Va.; 4 yrs., Grad. 27; B.A.; 1st Lt., Inf., U.S.A., A.E.F., World War; Treas., Halifax Cotton Mills, Inc., South Boston, Va.

Lee, Yen Chu; Fuchow, Kiangsi, China; 1 yr.; Officer, Chinese Army, World War; Formerly, Fuchow, Kiang Si, China.

†Leggett, William Borrowe; Plainfield, N.J.; 5 yrs., rep. 2nd, Grad. 40; B.S.; Asst. Prof., V.M.I., 1st Lt., F.A., U.S.A., World War; Sales and Advertising Counselor, 36 South State St., Chicago, Ill.

Lindner, John Austin; Carlisle, Pa.; 2 yrs., rep. 4th; Capt., U.S.A. Intelligence Service; 28th Div., A.E.F., World War; Capt., Q.M.C., U.S.A., care Adjt. Gen. of the Army, Washington, D.C.

†Lockhart, George Bartley; Honaker, Va.; 4 yrs., Grad. 23; B.S. in E.E.; Capt. U.S. Marine Corps, A.E.F., World War.

Lyle, George William, Jr.; Radford, Va.; 17 days, ent. 3rd; M.C.V., Univ. of Va.; Pharmacist; care Lyle's Drug Store, Radford, Va.

Mahone, Thomas William; Richmond. Va.; 2 yrs. ent. 3rd, rep. 3rd; Prvt., U.S. Marine Corps, A.E.F., World War; Vice-Pres. and Treas., The Central Carton Co., Cincinnati, Ohio; care Mrs. Beulah B. Mahone, 944 W. Grace St., Richmond, Va.

Marsh, Walter R.; Brooklyn. N.Y.; 3 mos. 8 days; care Col. Frederick Marsh, Army & Navy Club, Washington, D.C.

†Martin, Clarence Ames; Accomac, Va.; 3 yrs.; Grad. 11 no degree; Capt., Inf., U.S.A., A.E.F., World War; Maj., Inf., U.S.A., Detailed at V.M.I. on R.O.T.C. instruction; care Adjt. Gen. of Army, Washington, D.C.

Martin, Reuben J.; Richmond, Va.; 1 mo.; 3___ Monument Ave., Richmond, Va.

†Mason, Harry Millard; Blackstone, Va.; 3 yrs., B.S., E.E.; Lt., Grad. 25; U.S.N., World War; Lt. Comdr., S.C., U.S.N.; Navy Dept., Washington, D.C.

*†Mason, Horatio Pleasants, Jr.; Hampton, Va.; 4 yrs., Grad., N.S.; B.S., Capt., U.S. Marine Corps., A.E.F., World War; "Croix de Guerre with Palm"; Baker & Mason Auto Supply Co., Newport News, Va.; Died March 31, 1936 at Hampton, Va.

Massie, Wilbur Nicholson; Pulaski, Va.; 2 yrs., rep. 4th; Prvt., C.A., U.S.A., A.E.F., World War; Pulaski, Va.

McAnerney, John, II; New York City, N.Y.; 3 yrs. 5 mos., rep. 4th; 2nd Lt., U.S.A., A.E.F., world War; Salesman; formerly, 54 Adams St., Garden city, L. I.

McDavid, Joseph Riley Smith; Birmingham, Ala.; ½ yr.; care Birmingham Trust & Savings Co., Birmingham, Ala.

†McDowell, James; Fincastle, Va.; 3 yrs., Grad. 22; b.A.; 2nd Lt., F.A., U.S.A., World War; Representative for R. J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. of Winston-Salem, N.C.; Now with Glenn Tobacco Co., Inc., Cavalla, Greece.

†McGiffert, Stephen Yates; Duluth, Minn.; 4 yrs., Grad. 37; B.S.; Asst. Prof., V.M.I.; 2 Lt., Inf., U.S.A., A.E.F., World War; Capt., F.A., U.S.A.; care Adjt. Gen. of Army, Washington, D. C.

Mercer; James Wesley; Eufaula, Ala.; 3 mos., ent. 3rd; Eufaula, Ala.

Michaux, Edward Randolph; Goldsboro, N.C.; 4 yrs., N.S. Grad.; War dip. Jan. 13, 1926; Capt., U.S.A., A.E.F., World War; cited; Salesman; Goldsboro, N.C.

†Mills, Morgan Reagan, Jr.; Richmond, Va.; 3 yrs., Grad. 18; B.S.; Capt., U.S.M.C., A.E.F., World War; "Croix de Guerre with Palm"; Cited; Pres., Va. Equipment & Supply Co., Inc., 210 E. Franklin St., Richmond, Va.

†Morrison, Frank Louis; Fort Worth, Texas; 4 yrs., Grad. 16; B.A.; Sgt., U.S.A., World War; Sales Engr.

†Munce, Marshall Gilliam; Richmond, Va.; 4 yrs., Grad. *3; B.A.; Asst. Prof., V.M.I.; 2nd Lt., F.A., World War; Managing Director, York Shipley, Ltd. North Circular Rd., London N. W. 2, England.

†Nash, Charles Patterson; Alderson, W. Va.; 4 yrs., Grad. 41; B.S.; L.L. B., U. of Va.; Capt., U.S. Marine Corps, A.E.F., World War; "D.S.C.", Prof. of Law, Univ. of Va.; University, Va.

†Neale, Llewelyn, Jr.; Richmond, Va.; 4 yrs., Grad. 45; B.S.; 1637 W. Grace St., Richmond, Va.

†Nelms, James Archer; Newport News, Va.; 3 yrs., Grad. 31; B.S.; Capt., U.S. Marine Corps, A.E.F., World War; "Croix de Guerre with Gilt Star"; Cited; Feed Bus.; Insurance and Real Estate, Bryant & Nelms, Newport News, Va.

†Noell, Shirley W
atts; Lynchburg, Va.; 4 yrs., Grad. 38; B.A.; Asst. Prof. V.M.I.; 2nd Lt., F.A., U.S.A., World War; M.B.A. Harvard U.; Southern Sugar co.; Salesman, The Herbert Thompson co., 135 So. LaSalle St., Chicago, Ill.

Pate, Harry Lewis; Joplin, Mo.; 1 yr.; Sgt. Major; U.S.A., A.E.F., World War; Pres., Citizens Loan & Investment Co.; Res.: 1400 Miss., Joplin, Mo.

Patterson, Andrew Stuart· Brownsburg, Va.; 2 yrs., out a year, rep. 4th; Sgt., Air Service, U.S.A., A.E.F., World War; Cited; Commissioner of Revenue, Lexington, Va.; 110 Riverside Dr., Lynchburg, Va.

†Pender, John Robert, Jr.; Tarboro, N.C.; 4 yrs., Grad. 29; B.S.; Asst. Prof., V.M.I.; 1st Lt., F.A., U.S.A., World War; Mgr., Pender Hdwe. Co., Tarboro, N.C.; Pyramid Life Insurance Co.; Res.: 1617 Hertford Rd., Charlotte, N.C.

Penddleton, Robert Stevenson; Powhatan, Va.; 4 yrs. Grad. 47; B.S.; Capt. U.S. Marine Corps., World War; Capt., U.S. Marine Corps; care Navy Dept., Washington, D.C.

Pickett, George Edward, III; Turkey Island, Va.; 2½ yrs., rep. 3rd; 2nd Lt., Q.M.C., U.S.A., A.E.F., World War; L.L. B., Hobart Coll., N.Y.; Lawyer, Adjudication Claims U.S. Veterans; Res.: 2008 Lombardy Circle, Charlotte, N.C.

†Porcher, Francis Davis; St. Louis, Mo.;4 yrs., Grad. 19; B.S.; U.S. Marine Corps, World War; Sheffield Scientific Sch. Of Yale Univ.; Civil Engr.; 620 West 116th St., New York, N.Y.

Porter, Ernest Carroll; Norfolk, Va.; 4 yrs., Grad. 6; B.S.; Capt. F.A., U.S.A., A.E.F., World War; Investment; Electric Organizations.

Potts, Paul Mimms, Jr.; Natchitoches, La.; 2 yrs.; Teacher; 1st Lt., Aviation Corps, U.S.A., A.E.F., World War; Chf. Of Police; Natchitoches, La.

Ragland, Joseph Pemberton; Washington, D.C.; 26 days.

†Rheutan, Donald Everett; Richmond, Va.; 4 yrs., Grad. 36; B.S.; Lt., F.A., U.S.A., A.E.F., World War; Envelope Mfr.; 1183 W. Grace St., Richmond, Va.

†Ring, James Kirk; Johnson City, Tenn.; 4 yrs., Grad. 43; Treas. and Asst. Mgr., Roanoke City Mills, Mfrs. of Flour, Feed, etc.; Roanoke, Va. Res.: Lafayette Ave., Roanoke, Va.

†Robinson, Fielding Slaughter; Norfolk, Va.; 3 yrs., Grad. 12; B.S.; Capt., U.S. Marine Corps, A.E.F., World War; "Croix deGuerre"; Gen. Mgr., Crosley Distributing Corp., 345 Madison Aye., New York City.

†Ruffner, David Lewis; Charleston, W. Va.; 4 yrs., Grad. 14; B.S.; Capt., F.A., U.S.A., A.E.F., World War; Major, F.A., U.S.A.; care Adjt. General of Army, Washington, D.C.

Ryall, George Douglass; New York City, N.Y.; 1 yr. 5 mos., rep. 4th; Ensign, U.S. Navy, A.E.F., World War.

†*Saunders, Carlton Jackson; Richmond, Va.; 4 yrs., Grad. 48; B.S.; Lt., U. S.N., A.E.F., World War; W. B. Saunders, Wholesale Grocer; Representative, Robert Gair Co., Inc.; Box 1156, Syracuse, N.Y.; died there May 17, 1938.

†Schlegel, Frank East; Norfolk, Va.; 4 yrs., Grad. 51; B.S.; 2nd Lt., Inf., U.S.A., A.E.F., World War; Lumber bus.; 552 Shirley Ave., Norfolk, Va.

*Schoen, Edward Calhoun; Atlanta, Ga.; 2 yrs.; Aviation Corps, World War; Died Feb. 1920.

Schwalb, Allyn Horace; Wheeling, W. Va.; 1 yr.; 1st Lt., Inf. U.S.A., A.E.F., World War; Formerly, care Goodyear Tire Co., Akron, Ohio.

Scott, Thomas Branch, Jr.; Richmond, Va.; 3 yrs., rep. 4th; Private, U.S.A., A.E.F., World War; With Crump & Fletcher Coal Co.; Res.: 1802 Park Ave., Richmond, Va.

†Sebrell, Russell Gordon; Harrisonburg, Va.; 2 yrs., ent. 3rd; War Dip., 9-30-24; Prvt., F.A., U.S.A., A.E.F., World War; Special Agt., Sun Life Assurance Co. of Canada; 300 Oak Lane, Hampton Gardens, Richmond, Va.

Shadle, Harold Bitner; Charleston, W. Va.; 1 Yr.; 2nd Lt., Aviation Corps, U.S.A., World War; Morgan Lumber Co.; Mgr. Mt. Vernon Dairy at Charleston, W. Va.

†Shepherd, Lemuel Cornick, Jr.; Norfolk, Va.; 4 yrs., Grad. 34; B.S.; Capt., U.S. Marine Corps, A.E.F., World War; "D.S.C."; "Croix de Guerre"; "Navy Cross"; Lt. Col., U.S. Marine Corps; care Hdqrs., U. S. Marine Corps. Washington, D.C.

Skinner, Claude Mathews; Baltimore, Md.; 2 yrs.; Inspector; Draftsman; Supt., Machine Shop, Koppers Co., Bartlett Hayward Div., 200 Scott St., Baltimore, Md.

Smith, John Kenyon; N.; Adams. Mass.; 2 yrs. 5 mos.; C.E., Univ. of N.Y.; Civil Engr.; Res.: 49 Lindale Rd., Edgewood R. R. No.5, Covington, Ky.

Snyder, Ronald; Mt. Hope, W. Va.; 18 days; Mt. Hope, W. Va.

Spicer, Rolf; Lexington, Mass.; 1 yr.; 1st Lt., U.S.A., World War; Salesman with Carter, Rice & Co., dealers in wholesale printing and wrapping paper; Res.: 3 Grove St., Framingham Centre, Mass.

Squire, John Walter; Port Norfolk, Va.; 3 yrs., Grad. 53; 2nd Lt., F.A., U.S.A., A.E.F., World War; Danville Lumber & Mfg. Co.; J. W. Squire &; Co., Bldg. Supplies, etc.; 644 Main St., Danville, Va.

Stalling, Gustav Heinrich, Jr.; Lynchburg, Va.; 2 yrs.; B.S., U. of Va.; 2nd Lt., F.A., World War; Partner, G. Stalling & Co., Tobacconists, Lynchburg, Va.; Res.: 3830 Peakland Place.

†Steele, Matthew Weaver; Greenwood, Miss.; 3 yrs., Grad. 44; B.A.; Lt., Inf., U.S.A., World War; Cotton Planter; Morgan City, Miss.

†Stevenson, Merile Harris; Williamson, Va.; 4 yrs., Grad. *5; 1st Lt., U.S. Marine Corps, World War; Civil Engr., Albany, Ga.

*SULLIVAN, MELVILLE EDWARD; Richmond, Va.; 16 days; 2nd Lt., Aviation Section, U.S. Marine Corps, World War; Killed while flying May 7, 1918 at Miami, Fla.

Thompson, Robert Lyle; Birmingham, Ala.; 2 yrs. 7 mos., rep. 3rd; Mining Engr.; Formerly, 317 Bankers Bond Bldg., Birmingham, Ala.

†*TINSLEY, GEORGE CALVIN; Gloucester, Va.; 3 yrs., Grad. 35; B.A.; Capt., C.A.C., U.S.A., A.E.F., World War; Killed while captain in Air Service at Selfridge Field, Mich., July 6, 1922.

†Walker, Richard, Jr.; Newport News, Va.; 3 yrs., Grad. 15; Aviation Service, World War; Box 1743, Atlanta, Ga.

†Ward, Joseph Guthrie; Portsmouth, Va.; 5 yrs., rep. 4th, Grad. 50; Capt., U.S. Marine Corps, World War; Major, U.S. Marine Corps, Hdqs., U. S. Marine Corps, Washington, D.C.

Warwick, Henry Caperton; Slab Fork, W. Va.; 2 yrs. 2 mos.; B.E., N.C. State Col.; Ensign, U.S. Navy, R.F., World War; care U. S. Coast and Geodetic Survey, Washington, D.C.

†White, Benjamin Heath; Leesburg, Va.; 4 yrs., Grad. 9; Capt., Inf., U.S.A., A.E.F., World War.

†White, George William; Lexington, Va.; 5yrs., rep. 2nd, Grad. N.S.; Capt. Inf., U.S.A., A.E.F., World War; Attended Wash. & Lee Univ.; Lawyer, Box 783, Lexington, Va.

†Whiting, Thomas Spady; Hampton, Va.; 4 yrs.; Grad. U.S. Marine Corps, A.E.F., World War; "Croix de Guerre with Palm"; Treas., National Home; Capt., U.S.A., Retired; Res.: 423 E. Queen St., Hampton, Va.

†Whittle, William Murray; Martinsville, Va.; ___ yrs., rep. 2nd, Grad. 52; Capt. Inf., U.S.A., A.E.F., World War; Insurance; Veneer and Lumber Dealer.

*Willcox, Charles Sharp; Norfolk, Va.; 3 yrs. 6 mos., rep. 2nd; Capt., U.S. Marine Corps, World War; Agent, Equitable Life Assurance Society of Norfolk, Va.; Died April 24, 1934.

Williams, Lawrence Miller; Richmond, Va.;  1 yr. 2 mos.; 2nd Lt., Cav., U.S.A., World War; Automobile Dealer; 1512 Gains St., Little Rock, Ark.

Wilson, Nicholas Fanning, Jr.; Southern Pines, N.C.; 3 yrs.; Architect and Builder.

Wood, John William; Bristol, Tenn.; 2 yrs.; 2nd Lt., Aviation Corps, U.S.A., World War; care Wood-Taylor Corp., Mfgs., Bristol, Tenn.

Woodward, Fletcher Drummond
; Hampton, Va.; 1 yr.; Physician, 104 E. Market St., Charlottesville, Va.

Wright, Julian McCue; Bluefield, W. Va.; 1 mo. 3 wks.; Clerk, N. & W. Ry.; Salesman, Tracy Wells Co., Merchants; 201 Rogers St., Bluefield, W. Va.

Yeatman, Charles Edward; Norfolk, Va.; 1 yr.; Sgt., O.T.C., World War; Clerk U.S. Veterans Bureau; Sales Rep., Ford Motor Co.; Apt. 809, 1230 New Hampshire Ave., Washington, D.C.

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