Fireman 2nd (Navy); of Alamance County; son of Robert and Cinthy Hodgin. Husband of Lodie Hodgin. Entered service April 17, 1918, at Swepsonville. Sent to Norfolk, Va. Transferred to Pensacola, then to U. S. S. Alabama; transferred to U. S. S. Nashville, then U. S. S. Rondo. Mustered out at Norfolk, Dec. 9, 1918.