1st Class Private, 61st Engineers, Co. B. Born in Catawba County; the son of Mr. and Mrs. C. H. Henkel. Entered service May 17, 1918, at Newton, N.C. Was sent to Ft. Benjamin Harrison, Ind. From there he was sent to Camp Upton. Sailed for France July 21, 1918. Returned to USA Aug. 3, 1919, and was mustered out at Camp Lee, Va., Aug. 12, 1919.