Private, Inf., Co. M, 30th Div., 119th Regt.; of Wake County; son of David and Mrs. Katie Gaynus. Husband of Mrs. Mary Gaynus. Entered service Sept. 18, 1917, at Raleigh, N.C. Sent to Camp Jackson, S. C., then to Camp Sevier, S. C. Transferred to Camp Merritt. Sailed for France May 12, 1918. Fought at Bellicourt, Ypres, Hindenburg Line. Returned to USA April 1, 1919. Mustered out at Camp Jackson, S. C., April 8, 1919.