Machinist, Btry. A, 30th Div., 113th F. A.; of Pitt County; son of J. B. and Mrs. Martha Manning. Entered service at Washington July, 1917. Sent to Camp Sevier, Greenville, S. C. Transferred to Camp Mills. Sailed for France May 26, 1918. Was in all battles. Returned to USA April 19, 1919. Mustered out at Camp Jackson, S. C., April 24, 1919.