Private 1st Class., Inf., Co. F, 167th Regt., 42nd Div.; from Nash County; son of M. B. and Lizzie Pitt. Entered the service at Rocky Mount, N.C., May 24, 1918, and sent to Camp Jackson, S. C., and then transferred to Camp Sevier, S. C., and then to Camp Mills. Sailed for France Aug. 14, 1918. Fought at St. Mihiel, Meuse-Argonne. Returned to the USA March, 1919, and mustered out of the service at Camp Lee, Va., March, 1919.