1st Sergt., 111th Co., 3rd Air Service; of Iredell County; son of W. C. and Margaret L. Johnston. Entered service Dec. 16, 1917, at Mooresville, Sent to Ft. Thomas. Transferred to Camp Hancock, from there to Camp Greene. Sailed for France from Upton June 9, 1918. Promoted to rank of Sergt. Feb., 1918. Mustered out at Camp Mills, L. I., July 11, 1919.