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Private 1st Class, Med. Dept., Co. 117th Field Hospital, 30th Div.; of Guilford County; son of Samuel D. and Mrs. Nannie L. Shelton. Entered service June 22, 1916, at High Point, N.C. (Enlisted). Sent to Camp Sevier, S. C., transferred to Camp Mills, N. Y. Sailed for France July 1, 1918. Fought at St. Mihiel offensive Sept. 12 to 16, 1918; Meuse-Argonne Oct. 21 to Nov. 11, 1918; Toul Sector Sept. 1st to 11th and Oct. 21st to Nov. 20, 1918. Served in France with the A. E. F. with Field Hospital 117 from Aug. 3, 1917, until discharged April, 1919. Arrived in USA April 2, 1919. Mustered out at Camp Jackson April 7, 1919.