Name: Carper, John H.
Historical Note: John H. Carper was born in Pulaski, Virginia and was 27 years old when he enlisted to serve during World War I. His occupation before the enlistment was a cable-man. His official date of enlistment in the United States Army was June 21, 1916 at an enlistment locale in Chicago, Illinois. Serving during World War I, Carper was appointed a non-commissioned officer whose job detail was a master electrician. His enlistment record states that he was involved in the following expeditions: Somme, from August 9-16, 1918; Argonne Meuse, from September 26 to October 21, 1918; the Vadien line, June 23, 1918; Verdun, from September 7-25, 1918; and Troyenpace, from October 25 to November 11, 1918. His record also states he was of excellent character. John H. Carper was honorably discharged from his duty in the United States Army in 1919.
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