Sergt., Heavy Artly., Btry. E, 81st Div., 316th Regt.; of Orange County; son of W. R. and Mrs. Mary Roberts. Entered service Sept. 19, 1917, at Hillsboro, N.C. Sent to Camp Jackson, S. C. Transferred to Camp Mills, N. Y. Sailed for France Aug. 4, 1918. Returned to USA June 8, 1919, Newport News, Va. Mustered out at Camp Lee, Va., June 20, 1919.