Private. Born in Mecklenburg County. Entered the service May 1, 1918, at Charlotte, N.C. Was sent to Ft. Thomas, Ky., then to Ft. Adams, R. I. Transferred to Camp Eustis, Va. Sailed for France Sept. 5, 1918. Returned to USA Jan. 18, 1919. Mustered out Feb. 14, 1919.