1st Class Private, Co. K, 81st Div., 322nd Regt.; of Columbus County; son of B. T. and Elizabeth Kissam. Husband of Mrs. Gladys Lewis Kissam. Entered service May 27, 1918, at Whiteville, N.C. Sent to Camp Jackson. Transferred to Camp Sevier, from there to Camp Upton. Sailed for France July 31, 1918. Fought at Meuse-Argonne Drive and Vosges Mtn. Sector. Returned to USA June 18, 1919. Mustered out at Camp Lee, Va., June 25, 1919.