This index lists the 495 individuals served from Crockett County during World War I. There were 456 soldiers in the Army, 7 of which were officers. There were 28 sailors in the Navy, 1 of which was an officer. There was 1 Marine in the Marine Corps. There were 10 fraudulent enlistments, discharges, dishonorable discharges, or desertions.
This index lists the 796 individuals who served from Carter County during World War I. There were 715 soldiers in the Army, 18 of which were officers. There were 64 sailors in the Navy, 1 of which was an officer. There were 2 Marines in the Marine Corps. There were 15 fraudulent enlistments, discharges, dishonorable discharges, or desertions.
George Avery was born in North Carolina. According to his Revolutionary War Pension Application below, he enlisted in Edgecombe County, North Carolina in August 1782, at age 18, just as the Revolutionary War was ending. He served as a Private in Capt. Peter Bacot’s Company, Col. Archibald Lytle’s North Carolina Regiment, was engaged in no battles, and served until about August 1, 1783. He then lived in Edgecombe County for four or five years. He was married to Elizabeth Allen about 1787. They moved to the North Fork of the Holston River in Virginia for one year, then to Lincoln …