Sergt., Co. Hdqrs., 6th Div., 78th Reg. F. A.: of Yancey County; son of Mr. and Mrs. A. Z. Burton. Entered service June 1, 1917, at Burnsville, N.C. Sent to Ft. Riley, Kans., from there transferred to Camp Logan, Texas, then to Ft. Sill, Okla., from there to Camp Mills. Sailed for France July 13, 1918. Fought at Meuse-Argonne, Stoney. One and one-half months in Germany on “Secret Service Duty.” Returned to USA July 18, 1919. Mustered out at Camp Lee, Va., Aug. 3, 1919.
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