Sergt., 1st Co., 3rd M. M.; son of J. W. and M. B. Griffith; of Surry County. Entered service Dec. 12, 1917, at Greensboro, N.C. Sent to Fort Thomas, Ky. Transferred to Camp Hancock, Ga.; transferred to Camp Merritt. Sailed for France March 4, 1918. Was training for Air Gunner at St. Jean De Mon, France, at time peace was declared. Returned to United States June 29, 1919. Mustered out at Camp Jackson, S. C., July 14, 1919.