Private 1st Class, Co. B, 30th Div., 120th Reg.; of Johnson County; son of Henry and C. Ellis. Entered service Sept. 18, 1917, at Pine Level, N.C. Sent to Camp Jackson. Transferred to Camp Sevier, then to Camp Merritt. Sailed for France May 12, 1918. Was in all engagements until wounded at St. Quentin, October 11, 1918, by gas and shrapnel. Sent to British Hospital, France, transferred to British Hospital No. 17 at Rouen, France. Returned to USA April 11, 1919. Mustered out at Camp Jackson, April 18, 1919.