1st Class Private, S. S. U.; of Wayne County; son of I. L. and Mrs. M. K. Yelverton. Entered service May 23, 1917, at Washington, D. C. Sent to Allentown, Pa., June 8, 1917. Sailed for France Dec. 25, 1917. Fought at Chateau Thierry, Lys offensive, Escrow. Attached to French Army; was transporting wounded from battle field to first aid dressing station. Returned to USA April 23, 1919. Mustered out at Camp Dix April 25, 1919.