Sergt., Co. C, 80th Div., 318th Inf, Born in Pender County; the son of Mr. and Mrs. A. H. Paddison. Entered the service Oct. 24, 1917, at Burgaw, N.C. Was sent to Camp Lee, Va., and from there to Hoboken, N. J. Sailed for France May 27, 1918. Fought at St. Mihiel, Meuse-Argonne and Albert Front. Returned to USA June 2, 1919. Mustered out at Camp Lee, Va., June 4, 1919.