1st class Private, Inf., Co. E, 6th Div., 54th Inf.; of Chatham County; son of T. L. and Mrs. Ada Brewer. Entered service May 10, 1917, at Pittsboro, N.C. Sent to Ft. Scrivens, Ga. Transferred to Camp Wadsworth. Sailed for France July 17, 1918. Fought at Alsace–Lorraine, Meuse-Argonne. Landed in USA Sept. 8, 1919, at New York. Was with Army of Occupation; was sent back on same boat with Genl. Pershing. Mustered out at Camp Lee, Va., Sept. 26, 1919.