1st class Baker, Navy. Entered service Aug. 20, 1917, at Lumberton, N.C. Sent to 3rd Naval District, New York, then to U. S. S. Huron, on which he made 17 trips overseas. This boat was rammed in night by U. S. S. “Aeolus”–in reserve as 1st class petty officer. This record covers the greatest number of trips overseas by any service man from N.C. Mustered out at Portsmouth, Va., June 14, 1919.