1st Class Private, Engineers, Co. C, 42nd Div., 117th Engineers. Born in Durham County; the son of Mr. and Mrs. R. C. and Anderson. Entered the service July 25, 1917, at Durham, N.C. Was sent to Camp Sevier, S. C., and from there to Camp Mills, N. Y. Sailed for France Oct. 18, 1917. Fought at Luneville Sector, Baccarat Sector, Marne, St. Mihiel, Argonne. Returned to USA April 28th and was mustered out at Camp Lee, Va., May 12, 1919.