Seaman 2nd Class (Navy), Reserve Force. Born in Halifax County; son of Mr. and Mrs. Jas. H. Clark. Entered the service June 5, 1918, at Raleigh, N.C. Was sent to Hampton Roads. Transferred to U. S. S. Utah and then transferred to U. S. S. North Dakota, then to U. S. S. South Carolina. Sailed for France June 24, 1919. Transporting troops home. Mustered out at Hampton Roads, Va., Aug. 13, 1919.