1st Class Sergt., Co. F, 105th Engineers, 30th Div.; of Mecklenburg County. Entered service Sept. 12, 1917, at Charlotte, N.C. Was sent to Camp Sevier, from there to Camp Mills. Sailed for France May 27, 1918, on the Canadian Pacific S. S. “Melita.” Was in all engagements with his Company. Returned to USA April 18, 1919, and mustered out of service April 25, 1919, at Camp Jackson.