1st Sergt., Engineers, Co. B. Born in Bertie County; the son of Mr. and Mrs. Jackson Peele. Entered the service May 27, 1917, at Lewiston, N.C. Was sent to Camp Jackson, S. C., and sailed for France Sept. 14, 1918. Promoted to rank of first Sergt. February, 1919. Arrived in USA July 4, 1919. Mustered out at Camp Jackson, S. C., July 14, 1919.