Sergt., M. G., Co. A, 30th Div., 115th Regt.; of Haywood County; son of S. P. and A. H. Schenck. Volunteered June 5, 1917, at Waynesville, N.C. Sent to Camp Sevier, S. C., transferred to Camp Merritt. Sailed for France May 5, 1918. Fought at Ypres and in all engagements of 115th M. G. Returned to USA in March. Mustered out at Camp Jackson April 5, 1919.