First Sgt., Inf., Co. 8, 2nd Reg., T. R. B. N. Born in Rockingham County, Dec. 7, 1896; son of R. T. and Mary Stone. Entered service August 26, 1918, at Stoneville, N.C. Sent to Camp Jackson, S. C., then to Camp Sevier, S. C. Promoted to rank of Corpl. Oct. 1, 1918; Sgt., Dec. 26, 1918. Promoted to rank of Supply Sgt., Dec. 27, 1918. Promoted to rank of First Sgt., Feb. 4, 1919. Mustered out at Camp Jackson, S. C., April 25, 1919.