Private., Inf., Hdqrs. Co., 81st Div., 324th Regt.; of Vance County; son of R. G. and Mrs. Mary Grissom. Entered service May 25, 1918, at Henderson, N.C. Sent to Camp Jackson, S. C. Transferred to Camp Sevier, S. C., then to Camp Mills, N. Y. Sailed for France Aug., 1918. Fought at Meusce-Argonne, Vosges. Held Line at Vosges. Mustered out at Camp Jackson, S. C., Jan. 25, 1919.