Private, Inf., Co. C, 42nd Div., 168th Regt. Born in Granville County Feb. 3, 1896; the son of W. E. and Mrs. Irene Mayes. Entered service May 24, 1918, at Oxford, N.C. Sent to Camp Jackson, S. C., May 24, 1918. Transferred to Camp Sevier June, 1918; from there to Camp Mills. Sailed for France Aug. 18, 1918. Fought at St. Mihiel Sept. 11, 1918. Mustered out at Camp Lee, Va., May 9, 1919.