Corpl., Btry. A, 81st Div., 316th Regt.; of Orange County; son of R. H. and Mrs. M. D. Hughes. Entered service Sept. 18, 1917, at Hillsboro, N.C. Sent to Camp Jackson, S. C. Transferred to Camp Mills. Sailed for France Aug. 5, 1918. Returned to USA June 9, 1919. Mustered out at Camp Lee, Va., June 20, 1919.