Private 1st Class, Q. M. C., 13th Inf. Born in Johnston County; son of Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Raper; husband of Mrs. Ida Raper. Entered service Aug. 19, 1914, at Kenly, N.C. Sent to Columbus, Ohio, from there to Paris Island, S. C., from there to Presidio, Cal. Mustered out at Presidio, Cal., March 9, 1919. Was in the Philippines for 33 months.