1st Class Private, Base Hospital No. 65. Born in Guilford County; the son of Mr. and Mrs. J. F. Sykes. Entered the service April 11, 1918, at Greensboro, N.C. Was sent to Ft. McPherson, Ga., and from there to Camp Lee, Va. Was transferred to Camp Upton. Sailed for Brest, France, Sept. 11, 1918. Returned to the USA Aug. 20, 1919. Mustered out at Camp Lee, Va., Aug. 28, 1919.