Private, Med. Corps, Field Hospital Div. Born in Moore County; son of Mr. and Mrs. S. T. Ritter. Entered service July 6, 1918, at Carthage, N.C. Sent to Fort Oglethorpe, Ga., then to St. Standish, Mass. Transferred to Commonwealth Pier, Mass. Mustered out at Camp Lee, Va., June 22, 1919.