Private 1st Class, Inf., Co. E, 119th Reg., 30th Div.; of Halifax County; son of J. T. and Olive Chance. Husband of Mrs. Lillie Darden Chance. Entered the service at Weldon, N.C., Sept. 19, 1917. Sent to Camp Jackson, S. C., and transferred to Camp Sevier, S. C., and from there to Camp Merritt. Sailed for France May 11, 1918. Fought in all engagements of the 119th Reg. Returned to the USA April 2, 1919. Mustered out at Camp Jackson, S. C., April 7, 1919.