Seaman (Navy); of Guilford County; son of C. T. and Mrs. F. E. Elmore. Entered service May 15, 1917, at Greensboro, N.C. Sent to Hampton Roads, Va. Transferred to Yorktown, Va. Transferred to Pocahontas transport. Later transferred to U. S. S. battleship Kansas–five trips across, troop transport. Served on board U. S. S. Kansas until mustered out–still in reserve. Mustered out at Old Point Comfort, Va., Jan. 20, 1919.