Private, Machine Gun, 50th Co., 5th Div. Born July 16, 1895; son of J. H. and Mary L. Bell; of Duplin County. Husband of Mrs. May Byrd. Entered service July 21, 1918, at Faison, N.C. Sent to Camp Hancock, Ga. Transferred to Camp Logan, Tex., Nov. 7, 1918. In 43rd Bn .of Machine Gun, at Camp Logan, Tex., 4 months. Mustered out at Camp Wadsworth, S. C., Feb. 11, 1919.