Private, 1st Class Artly, Btry. F, 73rd Reg.; of Halifax County; son of W. S. and Marion Batton. Entered service May 7, 1918, at Raleigh, N.C. Sent to Ft. Thomas, Ky. Transferred to Ft. Adams, R. I. Transferred to Camp Mills, N. Y. Sailed for France Oct. 13, 1918. Mustered out at Camp Greene, N.C., Jan. 9, 1919.