Lt. Col., Medical Corps; of Guilford County; son of John G. Burrus. Entered service May 25, 1917, at High Point, N.C. Sent to Ft. Oglethorpe, Ga., then to Camp Wadsworth and transferred to Camp Beauregard. Promoted to rank of Major, April, 1917, Lt. Col. April, 1918. Mustered out at Beauregard, La., Jan. 1, 1919.