2nd Class Musician, 113th F. A., 30th Div. Born in Cabarrus County. Entered the service July 20, 1917, at Kannapolis, N.C. Trained at Camp Sevier, S. C., from Sept. 15, 1917, to May 18, 1918, then sent to New York. Landed in France June 13, 1918. Went to train in Artillery School and was in training from June 15, 1918, to Aug. 23, 1918. Ordered to Toul Sector, then St. Mihiel, Argonne Forest, Woevre Sector. With Army of Occupation one month. Returned to USA March 19, 1919. Mustered out at Camp Jackson, S. C., March 28, 1919.