Sergt., Engrs., Co. D. Born in Northampton County, N.C., Jan., 1896; son of W. E. and Nellie B. Roane. Husband of Francis Benthal Roane. Entered service at Rich Square, N.C., April 25, 1918. Sent to Camp Jackson, S. C. Sailed for France, Sept. 13, 1918. Promoted to Segrt. June 1, 1919. Returned to the USA July 4, 1919. Mustered out at Camp Lee, Va., July 17, 1919.