Corpl., Co. A, 115th M. G. Btn., 30th Div.; of Gaston County. Sailed for France May 8, 1918. Fought at Ypres, Belgium, Bellicourt and Hindenburg Line, where he was mustard gassed on Sept. 29th; was sent to hospital at Rouen, France, then to Brighton, Eng., then to Winchester, England. Returned to USA Dec. 23, 1918, where he was sent to hospital at Camp Merritt for one month. Transferred to Camp Greene, where he was mustered out Jan. 19, 1919.