Private, 1st Class, Inf., Co. B, 81st Div., 322nd Reg.; of Orange County; son of Mr. and Mrs. C. B. Herndon. Entered service May 25, 1918, at Chapel Hill, N.C. Sent to Camp Jackson. Transferred to Camp Sevier, from there to Camp Upton. Sailed for France Aug. 1, 1918. Promoted to rank as Private 1st Class August, 1918. Fought at Meuse-Argonne, St. Die. Returned to USA June 18, 1919. Mustered out at Camp Lee, Va., June 25, 1919.