Supply Sergt., F. Artly., Baty. F, 316th Regt., 81st Div. Born in Perquimans County, N.C., May 31, 1892; son of Jacob W. and Martha Essie Darden. Entered the service at Hertford, N.C., Sept. 20, 1917, and sent to Camp Jackson, S. C., and then transferred to Camp Mills, N. J. Sailed for France Aug. 5, 1918. Promoted to Sergt. Oct. 20, 1917. Mustered out of the service at Camp Lee, Va., June 20, 1919.