Corpl. Aviation, 15th Co.; son of J. W. and Mary Bernard, of Lee County. Entered service Feb. 10, 1917, at Sanford, N.C. Sent to Ft. Thomas. Transferred to Camp Hancock, Ga., then to Camp Merritt, N. J. Sailed for France Feb. 10, 1918. Served in the Mechanical Corps during entire period. Returned to USA June 18, 1919. Landed Hoboken, N. J. Mustered out at Camp Jackson, S. C., July 4, 1919.