1st Cl. Private, Coast Artty., Co. 2. Born in Forsyth County, May 21, 1897; son of E. L. and N. F. Alexander. Entered service June 1, 1918, at Winston-Salem, N.C. Sent to Ft. Thomas, Ky., June 1, 1918. Transferred to Ft. Adams, R. I., June 25, 1918. Promoted to rank of Corp., September, 1918. In Hospital at Ft. Adams, Ky. Mustered out at Camp Lee, Va., April 4, 1919.