Seaman, 1st Class, U. S. N.; from the County of Wake, N.C.; the son of J. W. and Margaret Hodge. Entered the service at Raleigh, N.C., June 9, 1918. Sent to Norfolk, Va. Transferred to U. S. S. “Powhatan,” a transport ship and then to receiving ship at Hampton Roads, Va. Made 10 trips across on transport duty. Mustered out of the service at Hampton Roads, Va., Sept. 10, 1919.