Eng. 1st Class (Navy). Born in Carteret County Jan., 1895; son of Jos. B. and Mrs. Mary Lewis. Husband of Mrs. Mildred Hetzel Lewis. Entered service January, 1915, at Morehead City, N.C. Sent to Norfolk, Va. Promoted to 2nd Class Fireman. Promoted to rank of 1st Class Fireman, then to 1st Class Eng. Served on U. S. S. New York, attached to the Grand British Fleet. Mustered out at Hampton Roads, Va., July 18, 1919.