Cook, Inf., Co. D, 81st Div., 322nd Reg.; of Halifax County; son of Oliver and Mrs. Bet Hodges Boyd. Entered service Sept. 4, at Scotland Neck. Sent to Camp Jackson. Transferred to Camp Sevier, then to Camp Upton. Sailed for France Aug. 11, 1918. Promoted to rank of Corpl. Nov. 12, 1918. Fought at Alsace-Lorraine Sector and Verdun. Mustered out at Camp Lee, Va., June 25, 1919.