Private 1st Class, Co. G, 30th Div., 120th Regt., Inf. Son of J. C. and Mrs. Mary Ellenburg, of Rowan County. Husband of Betty Ellenburg. Enlisted July 4, 1917, at Reidsville, N.C. Sent to Camp Sevier, S. C.; transferred to Camp Mills, I. Sailed May 27, 1918, for overseas, landing in Liverpool, Eng., June 2, 1918. Arrived in France a few days later and from there to Belgium. Was under shell fire for first time July 25, 1918. Was in Ypres Sector Sept. 6, 1918; Sept. 29, 1918, helped to break the Hindenburg Line. Was still in France when the armistice was signed. Returned to USA April 18, 1919. Mustered out at Camp Jackson, S. C., April 22, 1919.
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