Line Corpl., 321st Inf., Co. M, 81st Div.; of Edgecombe County; son of Frank and Mrs. Locklie Blythe. Entered service at Torboro, N.C., 1918. Sent to Camp Jackson, S. C. Transferred to Camp Sevier, then to Camp Upton. Sailed for France. Fought at Vosges Front, Switzerland Border, Verdun Sector, Meuse-Argonne Drive. Gassed at Meuse-Argonne. Arrived in USA June, 1919, Newport News, Va. Glad to serve his country in time of need. Mustered out at Camp Lee, Va., July, 1919.