1st Class Private, Coast Artly., Btry. D, 61st Regt. Born in Henderson County; the son of J. W. and Annie C. Williams. Entered service July 17, 1917, at Hendersonville, N.C. Sent to Ft. Caswell, transferred to Camp Johnston, from there to Ft. Scriven. Went to France. Mustered out at Camp Lee, Va., March 8, 1919.