Corpl., Medical Co. 323 F. H., 81st Div., Regt. 306 Sanitary; of Buncombe County; son of W. L. and Elizabeth Israel. Entered service Nov. 27, 1917, at Candler. Sent to Camp Jackson, S. C. Transferred to Camp Sevier, S. C., from there to Camp Mills. Remaining until sailing for France Aug. 7, 1918. Promoted to rank of Corpl. Sept., 1918. Fought at Vosges, Meuse-Argonne, Verdun. Returned to USA June, 1919. Mustered out at Camp Lee, Va., June 30, 1919.