Private 1st Class, M. P., Co. A, 81st Div., 306th Regt.; of Rockingham County; son of F. B. and Mrs. Lena Smith. Entered service Sept. 5, 1917, at Rockingham, N.C. Sent to Camp Jackson, S. C., and then transferred to Camp Sevier, S. C. Sailed for France, 1918. Fought at Meuse-Argonne. Mustered out of the service at Camp Lee, Va., July 29, 1919.