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Capt., Med. Hdqrs., 30th Div., 105th San. Tr. Born Sept. 10, 1887; son of Wm. M. and Maria Cocke. Entered service June 23, 1917, at Goldsboro, N.C. Sent to Ft. Oglethorpe June 24, 1917. Transferred to Camp Sevier Sept. 12, 1917. Sailed for St. Nazaire June 29, 1918. Promoted to Capt. February, 1919. Fought all engagements of 30th Div. up to and including Sept. 29, 1918. Gassed at Bellicourt Sept. 29, 1918. Gassed at Templeux Sept. 29, 1918. Sent to U. S. Base 129, London, Eng. Returned to USA April 2, 1919. Mustered out at Camp Jackson April 6, 1919.