Corpl., Inf., Co. B, 30th Div., 120th Regt. Born in Wake County; son of Jno. W. and Addie Summers. Husband of Esther Godwin. Entered service May 2, 1917, at Raleigh, N.C. Sent to Camp Sevier, transferred to Boston. Sailed from there for France May 12, 1918. Promoted to rank of Corpl. May, 1918. Fought at St. Souplet, Ypres, St. Quentin, Cambrai, Bellicourt, and all other engagements with his company. Returned to USA April, 1919. Mustered out at Camp Jackson May 12, 1919.