Private, Co. C, 167th Inf., 42nd Div. Son of Mr. and Mrs. N. S. Williams, of Pineville, N.C., Mecklenburg County. Entered service April 15, 1918, at Charlotte, N.C. Trained at Camp Jackson. Transferred to Camp Sevier. Sailed for France July 6, 1918. Received gunshot wound on the Verdun Front Sept. 12, 1918. Returned to the USA Nov. 29, 1918. Mustered out at Camp Wadsworth Jan. 17, 1919.