Sergt. Med. Corps, Co. 317 Amb., 80th Div.; of Carteret County; son of Frank W. and Mrs. Dora C. Bell. Entered service Aug. 4, 1917, at Beaufort, N.C. Sent to Camp Lee, Va. Sailed for Bordeaux June 9, 1918. Promoted to rank of Corpl. Feb. 22, 1918, to Sergt. May, 1918. Fought at Meuse-Argonne, where he was gassed. Sent to F. Hosp. No. 97 and Base Hospital No. 12. Landed in USA March 19, 1919. Mustered out at Camp Lee, Va., April 4, 1919.