Son of Mrs. S. E. Albea, of Charlotte, N. C. Entered service Sept. 19, 1917, at Charlotte, N. C. Stationed at Camp Jackson, S. C., to Oct., 1917. Transferred to Co. D, 120th Inf., at Camp Sevier, S. C. Sailed for France May 12, 1918. Two months active service in Belgium on Ypres Front. Was wounded by high explosive shell Sept. 29, 1918, at the taking of the Hindenburg Line, near St. Quentin, France. Returned to USA as a casual Dec. 16, 1918. Discharged from Hospital March 27, 1919.