Private, Engineers, Co. C, 30th Div., 105th Regt.; of Edgecombe County; son of Exom and Mrs. Mattie Ellis. Husband of Mrs. Bessie (Goff) Ellis. Entered service March 23, 1918, at Rocky Mount, N.C. Sent to Camp Jackson, S. C. Transferred to Camp Sevier, S. C. Sailed for Calais, France, June 6, 1918. Was in all engagements of 105th Engineers. Arrived in USA from St. Nazaire, France April 14, 1919, at Charleston, S. C. Mustered out at Camp Jackson, S. C., April 22, 1919.