Sergt., P. M. G. Born in Surry County; the son of Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Swanson. Entered the service at Mt. Airy, N.C., Sept. 7, 1917. Was sent to Camp Greene, N.C. Mustered out at Camp Greene, N.C., Dec. 12, 1919. Served with P. M. G. Dept., N.C. Detachment.