Corpl., Inf., Co. F, 81st Div., 322nd Reg.; of Stokes County; son of W. E. and Columbia Hall. Entered service Sept. 20, 1917, at Danbury, N.C. Sent to Camp Jackson. Transferred to Camp Sevier, from there to Camp Upton. Sailing for France July 31, 1918. Promoted to rank of Corpl. June, 1918. Fought at Meuse-Argonne. Wounded at Battle of Meuse-Argonne, Nov. 9, 1918. Sent to Hospital Base No. 68, then to 99th, then to 120th. Returned to USA Feb. 12, 1919. Mustered out at Camp Lee, Va., March 3, 1919.