Private, Inf., Co. B, 3rd Div., 7th Regt.; of Rowan County; son of John R. and Mrs. Eva M. Nicholas. Husband of Mrs. Edna Mable Nicholas. Entered service Dec. 14, 1917, at Greensboro, N.C. Sent to Ft. Thomas, Ky. Transferred to Camp Hancock, Ga. Sailed for France about April 15, 1918. Fought at Belleau Woods, Chateau Thierry, second Battle of Marne. Was Wounded at the Battle of Chateau Thierry July 15, 1918, in left foot and right shoulder. Was sent to Field Hospital, France, and Base Hospital at Camp Sevier. On sick bay transport Siboney, at Hoboken, N. J. Arrived in USA Sept. 29, 1918. Mustered out at Camp Sevier, S. C., Jan. 17, 1919.