Private, 1st Class, 321st Inf.; Co. I, 81st Div.; of Wilson County; son of J. and Mrs. Della Skinner; husband of Mrs. Thelma Skinner. Entered service April 26, 1918, at Wilson, N.C. Sent to Camp Jackson. Transferred to Camp Sevier. Sailed for France, Sept. 16, 1918. Fought at Meuse-Argonne, Alsace-Lorraine Mts., Nov. 11, 1918. Arrived in USA June 15, 1919, at Newport News, Va. Mustered out at Camp Lee, Va., June 28, 1919.