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Home Front, War Front: Sewanee and Fort Oglethorpe in World War I: Roger Bethune Tullis

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Roger Bethune Tullis

Roger Bethune Tullis was a native of Alabama, and he graduated from Sewanee in 1919. He was a member of the Sewanee Ambulance Unit during World War I and was one of the few individual members who was personally awarded the Croix de Guerre. After completing his studies at Sewanee, he worked for the Algernon Blair Construction company, advancing to the position of project supervisor.

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