M. M. 1st Class (Navy). Son of J. P. and Mrs. Anna Ward. Entered service April 2, 1918, at Hendersonville, N.C. Sent to Newport, R. I., transferred to Officers’ Material School, R. I., then to Columbia University, N. Y., overseas to France. Returned to USA April 18, 1919, Hoboken, N. J. Mustered out from the U. S. S. K. I. Luckenback May 28, 1919.