Private, Co. D, 30th Div., 113th M. G. Regt. Born in Union County; the son of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. McCollum. Entered the service at Monroe, N.C., Sept. 8, 1917. Was sent to Camp Jackson and from there to Sevier. Transferred to Camp Merritt. Sailed for France May 8, 1918. Was in all battles with his company. Returned to USA March 24, 1919. Mustered out at Camp Jackson, S. C., April 2, 1919.