1st Class Private, Inf., Co. L, 81st Div., 321st Regt. Born in Washington County; son of T. W. and Mrs. Agnes Rodgers. Husband of Mrs. Bernice Rodgers. Entered service May 28, 1918, at Plymouth, N.C. Sent to Camp Jackson, S. C., transferred to Camp Sevier, from there to Camp Upton. Sailed for France Aug. 20, 1918. Fought at Meuse-Argonne. Landed in USA June 20, 1919, at Newport News, Va. Mustered out at Camp Lee, Va., June 28, 1919.