Fireman, 1st Class, U. S. N. R. F.; from Nash County, N.C.; son of J. W. and Peninnie Johnson. Entered the service at Middlesex, N.C., June 3, 1918, and sent to St. Helena, Va., and transferred to Operating Base, Va., and then to U. S. S. “Kearsarge,” July 12, 1918. Sailed for France Oct. 24, 1918. Made four trips across to France and three trips from France to England. Returned to the USA May 22, 1919, and mustered out of the service at Operating Base, Va., Sept. 30, 1919.