Musician 3rd Class, 119th Inf. Band, Hdqrs. Co., 30th Div., 119th Regt.; of Sampson County; son of E. M. and Hattie Rogers. Entered service Jan. 1, 1916, at Clinton, N.C. Sent to Camp Glenn, transferred to Camp Stuart, from there to Camp Sevier, S. C. Sailed for Calais, France, May 27, 1918. Promoted to rank of Musician 3rd Class Sept. 26, 1918. Fought in all actions of 119th Regt. Enlisted in N.C. N. G., was in actual duty from Jan. 1, 1916, to April 8, 1919. Served on Mexican border five months. Returned to USA April 3, 1919. Mustered out at Camp Jackson, S. C., April 8, 1919.