Band Corpl., 119th Inf., Hdqurs. Co., 30th Div. Born in Lenoir County; son of Mr. and Mrs. R. E. L. Rhodes. Entered service Jan. 29, 1916, at Kinston, N.C. Sent to Camp Glenn, N.C., then to the Mexican Border. Transferred to Camp Royster and Camp Sevier, 1917-1918. Sailed for France May 11, 1918. Gassed at Ypres, Belgium, Sept. 2, 1918. Returned to USA April 2, 1919. Mustered out at Camp Jackson, S. C., April 7, 1919. Enlisted in 2nd N.C. N. G. Served on the Mexican Border. Served overseas.