Sergt., Inf., Co. M, 30th Div., 120th Regt.; of Durham County; son of S. H. and Mrs. E. E. Wright. Husband of Mrs. R. L. Wright. Entered service Aug. 6, 1917, at Durham, N.C. Sent to Camp Sevier, Greenville, S. C., transferred to Camp Merritt. Sailed for France May 17, 1918. Fought at Hindenburg Line and St. Quentin. Gassed at Hindenburg Line Oct. 17, 1918. Sent to British Hospital Base No. 16. Returned to USA April 13, 1919. Mustered out at Camp Jackson, S. C., April 19, 1919.