Private, 1st class, Co. L, 120th Inf., 30th Div.; son of William Dennis and Mrs. J. P. Burgess, of Guilford County. Entered service June 11, 1917, at Mount Airy, N.C.; sent to Camp Sevier, S. C. Transferred to Camp Merritt, N. J. Sailed for France May 17, 1918. Returned to USA April 13, 1919. Mustered out at Camp Jackson, S. C., April 17, 1919.