Corpl., 106th Org. Dept.; of Halifax County. Entered service Nov. 9, 1917, at Roanoke Rapids. Sent to Camp Jackson, S. C., and transferred to Camp Mead, Md. Sailed for France Sept. 5, 1918. Fought at Hindenburg Line. Wounded Nov. 11, 1918, shell and machine gun bullet. Returned to USA Dec. 25, 1918. Mustered out at Camp Jackson, March 29, 1919.