Corpl., E Troop, 2nd Div., 1st Cavalry Regt. Born in Wilson County; the son of Mr. and Mrs. David Kersey. Entered the service Sept. 18, 1913, at Charlotte, N.C. Was sent to Columbus and from there to Ft. Yellowstone. Mustered out at El Paso, April 23, 1919. Was in Mexico with Gen. Pershing. Served on the Mexican border, also in the Philippines. Was training troops for oversea duty.