Private, 120th Inf., 30th Div., Co. M. Born in Durham County; the son of Mr. and Mrs. W. B. Temple. Entered the service May 15, 1917, at Durham, N.C. Was sent to Camp Sevier, S. C., and from there to Camp Merritt. Sailed for France May 17, 1918. Fought on the Hindenburg Line, near Dicky Bush, at St. Quentin Drive. Received shrapnel wound in the left arm Sept. 29, 1918. Sent to American Base Hospital No. 204 at Winchester, Eng. Returned to the USA Dec. 16, 1918. Mustered out at Camp Greene Feb. 28, 1919.