Private 1st Class, Inf., Co. D, 81st Div., 321st Reg.; son of W. H. and Minnie Bettie Brown of Iredell County. Husband of Bettie Robbenet Brown. Entered service May 16, 1917, at Statesville, N.C. Sent to Camp Jackson, S. C. Transferred to Camp Sevier, S. C. Sailed for France Aug. 20, 1918. Fought at St. Mihiel, and Meuse-Argonne. Returned to USA July 1, 1919, Newport News, Va. Mustered out at Camp Lee, Va., Aug. 3, 1919.