Corpl. Co. 14th, 4th Motor Reg.; of Wilson County; son of J. C. and Mrs. M. A. Beland. Entered service May 4, 1916, at Wilson. Sent to Camp Glenn. Transferred to Camp Sevier, S. C., then to Charlotte, N.C. Sailed for France July 15, 1918. Served on Mexican border and Weldon, N.C. Mustered out at Camp Lee, Va., July 21, 1919.