Corpl., Field Signal Btn., Co. C, 81st Div., 306th Regt.; of Tyrell County; son of Martha A. Godwin. Husband of Mrs. Jennie Godwin. Entered service May 23, 1917, at Columbia, N.C. Sent to Camp Jackson, S. C. Transferred to Camp Sevier, S. C., then to Camp Mills, N. Y. Sailed for England and France. Promoted to Corpl. May, 1919. Fought at Meuse-Argonne. Sent to Base Hospital No. 48. Mustered out at Camp Jackson, S. C., June 27, 1919.