Corpl., Ammunition Train, Co. A, 81st Div., 306th Regt.; of Northampton County; son of B. S. and Mrs. Annie O. Gay. Entered service April 26, 1918, at Jackson, N.C. Sent to Camp Jackson, S. C. Sailed for France Aug. 20, 1918. Promoted to Corpl. June 1, 1918. Fought at Meuse-Argonne Sector, St. Mihiel Sector. Arrived in USA from St. Nazaire, France, June 21, 1919, at Charleston, S. C. Mustered out at Camp Jackson, S. C., June 26, 1919.