Sergt., Trench Arty., Bty. C, attached to 5th Div., 2nd Btn. Born in Henderson County; the son of Mr. and Mrs. P. B. English. Entered service at Hendersonville, N.C., July 25, 1917. Was sent to Ft. Caswell, N.C. Sailed for France June 1, 1918. Promoted to rank of Sergt. 1915. Fought at St. Mihiel Sector, Sommes, Toul Sector. Enlisted in N.C. N. G. March 8, 1912. Was in recruiting service 1916. Returned to USA April 20, 1919. Mustered out at Camp Lee, Va., May 7, 1919.