1st Class Private, 30th M. P. Co., 30th Div. Born in Catawba County; the son of Mr. and Mrs. A. D. Herman. Entered the service April 15, 1917, at Statesville, N.C. Was sent to Camp Sevier, S. C. Sailed for France May 29, 1918. Fought in all actions of the 30th Div. Returned to the USA April 11, 1919. Landed at Charleston, S. C., April 15, 1919. Enlisted in Troop A, N.C. Cavalry, in Lincolnton, N.C.