1st Class Sergt., Med. Corps. Born in Mecklenburg County. Entered the service April 3, 1916, at Charlotte, N.C. Was sent to Ft. Caswell, where he served with Base Hospital Unit, C. A. C., from July 25, 1917, to Feb. 8, 1919. Transferred to General Hospital No. 5, Ft. Ontario, N. Y. Mustered out at Ft. Ontario, July 26, 1919.