Private, 1st class, Engineers, Co. A, 81st Div., 306th Reg.; of Halifax County; son of John A. and Mrs. M. L. Bush. Entered service Oct. 2, 1917, at Halifax, N.C. Sent to Camp Jackson, S. C. Transferred to Camp Sevier, then to Camp Upton, N. Y. Sailed for France July 30, 1918. Fought at Meuse-Argonne, St. Die Sector. Mustered out at Camp Jackson, S. C., July 19, 1919.