2nd Lt., U. S. R., Inf., Co. L, 119th Regt., 30th Div. Born in Robeson County; son of D. Z. and Alice McGougan. Entered the service June 19, 1916, at Lumber Bridge, N.C., and sent to Camp Glenn, N.C. Transferred to Camp Sevier and from there to Camp Merritt. Sailed for France May 28, 1918. Promoted 2nd Lt. Jan. 1, 1919. Fought in all the engagements of the 30th Div. Had nine months’ service on the Mexican border. Returned to the USA April 2, 1919, landing at Charleston, S. C. Mustered out of the service at Camp Jackson, S. C., April 7, 1919.