Private Heavy Artillery, Battery D, 81st Div., 316th Reg.; of Pasquotank County; son of B. F., Sr., and Mrs. Effie E. Alexander. Entered service May 28, 1918, at Elizabeth City. Sent to Camp Jackson. Transferred to Camp Mills. Sailed for France August, 1918. Mustered out at Camp Lee, Va., June 20, 1919.