Private 1st Class, M. G. C., 81st Div., 322nd Reg.; of Guilford County; son of T. A. and Nannie Wilson. Entered service Sept. 19, 1917, at Greensboro, N.C. Sent to Camp Jackson, S. C., then to Camp Greene, to Camp Upton. Sailed for France Aug. 14, 1918. Fought at Somme Drive Sector, Nov. 6 to 8, 1918; Meuse-Argonne offensive, Nov. 9 to 11, 1918. Returned to USA June 18, 1919, Newport News, Va. Mustered out at Camp Lee, Va., June 25, 1919.