Musician, Hdqrs. Co., F. A.; County of Beaufort; son of A. B. and Frances Gardner. Entered service July, 1917, at Washington, N.C. Sent to Camp Sevier. Transferred to Camp Mills. Sailed for France 1918. Fought at Argonne Forest, St. Mihiel, Toul Sector. Returned to USA March, 1919. Mustered out at Camp Jackson, March, 1919.