Cook, 115th M. G. Btn., Co. C, 30th Div. Born in New Hanover County, N.C., Jan. 19, 1897; son of J. P. and Fannie Russ. Entered the service at Wilmington, N.C., July, 1917, and sent to Camp Sevier, S. C., and then transferred to Camp Merritt. Sailed for France May 11, 1918. Fought in all engagements with his company. Returned to the USA March 22, 1919, and mustered out of the service at Camp Jackson, S. C., April 3, 1919.