Sergt., M. G. Co., 49th, 5th Group; of Caswell County; son of R. I. and Mrs. D. G. Newman. Entered servcie July 24, 1918, at Yanceyville, N.C. Sent to Camp Hancock, Ga. Returned to USA account of evident ability as Machine Gun Instructor. Was recommended as hand to hand combat and qualified for such position. Mustered out at Camp Hancock, Ga., Dec. 20, 1918.