Amb. Driver, Field Hospital, 30th Div., 117th Regt. Born in Guilford County; the son of Mr. and Mrs. M. H. Shipplett. Entered the service April 22, 1916, at High Point, N.C. Was sent to Camp Sevier, S. C., and from there to Camp Mills. Sailed for France June 4, 1918. Fought at Toul, Meuse-Argonne, St. Mihiel. Returned to USA April 7th and was mustered out April 14, 1919. Was on the Mexican border.