1st Class Private, Co. M, 30th Div., 120th Regt. Born in Nash County; the son of Mr. and Mrs. N. M. Joyner. Entered the service Sept. 25, 1917, at Spring Hope, N.C. Was sent to Camp Jackson, S. C., and then to Camp Sevier, S. C. Transferred to Camp Merritt. Sailed for France May 8, 1918. Was in all engagements with his Company until wounded on Hindenburg Line Sept. 29, 1918, by machine gun bullet. Sent to hospital at Rouen, France. Returned to USA Dec. 18, 1918. Mustered out at Camp Meade, Jan. 14, 1919.