Private 1st class, Co. M G, 83rd Div., 49th Inf.; of Nash County; son of J. K. and Mrs. R. E. Bowen. Entered service July 22, 1918, at Rocky Mount. Sent to Camp Hancock. Transferred to Camp Merritt. Sailed for France Nov. 11, 1918. Returned to USA Jan. 23, 1919. Mustered out at Camp Jackson, May 8, 1919.