Mechanic, C. A. C., 6th Co.; of Rockingham County; son of Rufus and Fannie Cox. Entered service July 25, 1917, at Leakesville, N.C. Sent to Ft. Monroe, Va. Promoted to Rank as Mechanic Sept., 1917. Was transferred to Btry. F, 41st Railroad Artillery Oct. 10, 1918. Mustered out at Ft. Monroe, Va., Dec. 7, 1918.