Corpl., Inf., Co. B, 81st Div., 322nd Regt.; son of J. W. and Effie Strider. Entered service Sept. 23, 1917, at Albemarle, N.C. Sent to Camp Jackson, S. C. Transferred to Camp Sevier, S. C., then to Camp Upton. Sailed for France Aug. 13, 1918. Promoted to rank of Corpl. June, 1918. Fought at Meuse-Argonne. Returned to USA June 23, 1919, Newport News, Va. Mustered out at Camp Lee, Va., June 27, 1919.