Mustered into service during World War I, July 16, 1917, at Abilene with officers, Capt. R.M. Wagstaff; 1st Lt. A.J. McDavid; 2nd Lt. E.B. Sayles; and 1st Sgt. Elmer C. Stearns. Company had 139 enlisted men from the area who trained here at the West Texas Fair Grounds (now Rose Park) until September 1. Then transferred to Camp Bowie at Fort Worth. It became part of HQ. Co., 142nd Inf., 36th Division.
The unit saw action in France October 8-28, 1918, with the 4th French Army, and was mustered out of service in June, 1919.