Machinist, Navy, 2nd Div.; of Perquimans County; son of J. H. and Mrs. Lethria Tillett. Husband of Mrs. Alice Godfrey Tillett. Entered the service Dec. 6, 1917, at Norfolk, Va. Sent to Cherrystone Island, transferred to League Island. Sailed for France Nov. 10, 1918. In battle with submarine off Brest Nov. 22nd. Mustered out at League Island April 28, 1919.