Cadet, Aviation Squadron; of Lenoir County; son of J. E. and Pauline Hood. Entered service Jan. 17, 1918, at Atlanta, Ga. Sent to Camp S. M. A. Austin, Texas. Transferred to Camp Dick, Texas, from there to Southern Field, Ga., Oct. 20, 1918. Enlisted Jan. 17, 1918, went into service June 1, 1918. Mustered out at Southern Field, Texas, Dec. 5, 1918.